Miami Dolphins training camp positional battles

With Training Camp starting July 25th, there are several interesting Training Camp battles this year. The Dolphins seem have more depth on the roster this year, but they also have question marks to answer. There are some interesting story lines and let’s take a look at what to look for this year.  Training Camp Battle #1: Running Back Lamar Miller vs. Knowshon Moreno  This is...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dolphins Expected To Target A RB In The Draft

  Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports that, despite signing veteran RB Knowshon Moreno to a contract a few days ago, the Dolphins would like to draft another running back. According to Salguero, the Dolphins would most likely target someone between the fourth-fifth rounds of the upcoming draft. Salguero mentions that the Dolphins are looking for a guy who can make people...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Thomas or Mike Gillislee to be cut by Miami Dolphins

With the signing of Knowshon Moreno to be the featured running back for the Miami Dolphins along with last year’s starter Lamar Miller who will shift to a complementary role, a roster crunch is in store for Daniel Thomas and Mike Gillislee. The Dolphins are likely to keep four running backs at most, according to James Walker of ESPN.com and with the versatile Marcus Thigpen likely...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins RBs Daniel Thomas & Mike Gillislee Could Be Competing For A Single Roster Spot

  James Walker of ESPN.com writes that Dolphins running backs Daniel Thomas and Mike Gillislee could enter training camp competing for a single roster spot. According to Walker, recently signed RB Knowshon Moreno and last year’s starter Lamar Miller are “locks” to make the team. Meanwhile, Marcus Thigpen‘s versatility and the fact he’s capable of contributing as a...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins should cut Jonathan Martin…..today

  Sorry Dolphins fans, but I’m done with Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito.  Done. D-O-N-E.  We’ve all been hearing about this bullying story since October and quite frankly, I’ve had enough.  It’s been an ongoing soap opera for almost 4 months now and it seems (as we thought) that it was overblown and was much to do about nothing. Photo Courtesy of Dolphins.com First...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins can shed the mediocre label with a win on Sunday

By Cyrus (@cyruslassus) The Miami Dolphins are 6-6 and tied for the last playoff berth in the AFC.  With four weeks to go in the season, it is an excellent position to be in.  It is understandable that a lot of fans are afraid to get excited because they have been let down before, but there is legitimate Super Bowl hope in 2013. Photo Courtesy of Dolphins.com Yes, I said it. The...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins RB Thomas expected to miss several games

Miami Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas is expected to miss several games because of a left ankle injury, leaving the team with little experience behind starter Lamar Miller. Marcus Thigpen and rookie Mike Gillislee will replace Thomas, offensive coordinator Mike Sherman said Monday. Thomas was hurt in Sunday's loss to Carolina. Thigpen is a kick returner with three carries...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Daniel Thomas Likely Out For The Season

Dolphins halfback Daniel Thomas apparently tore ligaments in his left ankle Sunday against Carolina and could be done for the season, according to Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.Fantasy Spin:Thomas was getting most of the backup carries to lamar Miller. It's likely that Mike Gillislee will take over the role behind Miller.
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Gillislee among inactives for Dolphins season opener

CLEVELAND The Miami Dolphins have announced that seven players are inactive for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns. Running back Mike Gillislee, cornerbacks Jamar Taylor and Will Davis, linebacker Josh Kaddu, guards Danny Watkins and Dallas Thomas and quarterback Pat Devlin are inactive. Miami's only lineup change is Jared Odrick starting at defensive tackle over...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins Notes: Jamar Taylor, Charles Clay, Mike Gillislee, Roster Cuts

Jamar Taylor Second-round pick CB Jamar Taylor is “not in the plans right now” for the Dolphins defense. according to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald. Taylor underwent hernia surgery, which has forced him to miss several weeks of practice. Salguero adds that Taylor could be in the team’s plans some point later in the year. Charles Clay OC Mike Sherman announced that Charles...
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August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Preseason Week 3: Dolphins to watch against Buccaneers

The Miami Dolphins will play at Sun Life Stadium for the first time in 2013 when they host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday in Week 3 of the preseason. As we all know, the third week of the exhibition season is often referred to as the "dress rehearsal" game since the starters will see considerable action. Keeping in mind that the first team units rarely see the...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Preseason Week 2: Dolphins to watch against Texans

The Miami Dolphins will take their 1-1 exhibition record to Houston for a matchup with the Texans in Week 2 of the preseason. Considering that this is the Dolphins third preseason game, the starters are expected to play for at least the first quarter as they get set for next week's dress rehearsal. For players on the roster bubble, this game is one of their final opportunities...
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August 16, 2013  |  1 Comment

Dolphins training camp is done, what did we learn?

Training camp for the Miami Dolphins came to an end yesterday.  This means the Dolphins players no longer need to stay at the team hotel and can return home to their families.  It also means that the regular season is bearing down on us all (which is awesome).  For the next few weeks, the Dolphins will conduct practices just like it is the regular season.  The Dolphins still...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Observations from Dolphins 27-3 win over Jaguars

The Miami Dolphins got themselves back on track with a 27-3 rout of the Jacksonville Jaguars in their second of five preseason games. With the starters playing for a few more series than they did in the Hall of Fame game, it gave us a clearer picture of where the team currently stands.  While its tough to get excited about beating a 2-14 team from a year ago in a meaningless...
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August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins 2013: Preparing for the Game Against the Jaguars

It’s not the time to rally the troops and prepare to leave a sinking ship. It was only a preseason game and the first one of the year, but the Dolphins are in a predicament of sorts.The team everyone is watching because of their huge offseason moves and draft class is under the gun, needing to play better in the second game of the preseason against a Jacksonville Jaguars team that...
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August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Fantasy Football RB Strength of Schedule

Rank #1 = Easiest ScheduleRank          Team              RB1          RB2        RB31New York JetsChristopher IvoryMike GoodsonBilal Powell2Miami DolphinsLamar MillerDaniel ThomasMike Gillislee3Houston TexansArian FosterBen TateDeji Karim4Denver BroncosMontee BallRonnie HillmanKnowshon Moreno5Kansas City ChiefsJamaal CharlesKnile DavisShaun...
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins sloppy in loss to Cowboys, but there were a few positives

The Miami Dolphins have been practicing for 2 weeks, but by the looks of things on Sunday night, they’re going to need a lot more practice.  The Dolphins were sloppy from the beginning of the game when they fumbled on their first offensive play from scrimmage.  The handoff from Ryan Tannehill to Lamar Miller appeared to be good, but Miller just missed it.  Tannehill was ‘credited’...
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Lamar Miller getting the bulk of the carries during OTA’s

According to the Miami Herald, even though Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin has indicated that the starting running back job is wide open, but second year back Lamar Miller has been getting the majority of the work. Technically, the competition to succeed Reggie Bush as the Dolphins’ featured back is “wide open,” as Dolphins coach Joe Philbin said Wednesday. Daniel Thomas, Mike...
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May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Sign TE Dion Sims To Four-Year Deal

The Miami Dolphins and tight end Dion Sims, a 2013 NFL draft pick of theirs, have agreed to a four-year deal. While the numbers haven’t been announced, it will be more than the $2.322 million that their fifth-round pick Mike Gillislee agreed to. Sims has solid receiving and blocking potential and could turn himself into a solid NFL tight end if he works hard enough at it and gets...
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May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Sign RB Mike Gillislee To Four-Year Deal

The Miami Dolphins have secured another 2013 NFL draft pick of theirs by agreeing to a four-year, $2.322 million dollar contract with running back Mike Gillislee. While nothing is a guarantee, this kid has potential and could compliment Lamar Miller well in the backfield. Then again, he could also turn into the next Daniel Thomas. Cough, cough. The post Miami Dolphins Sign RB Mike...
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May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

How will the Dolphins use Mike Gillislee in 2013?

The Miami Dolphins are in full offseason mode in mid-May.  The roster is pretty much set, so we know which players will be there when training camp starts in late July.  The Dolphins, for their part, are doing good in the community during their down time.  Today, the entire Dolphins team visited school children and spent the day with them at Dave and Buster’s.  Great work by...
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May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Rookie Camp: Newcomers Shine On Day 1

It’s that time of the year again! The Miami Dolphins landed a ton of shiny new toys last week, and all of them were extremely anxious to take the field and play. Rookie camp began on Friday, and while you can’t base judgments on performances in shorts – it can still give the coaching staff an idea as to what they have to work with. Here is an update on some of the happenings...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins 2013 NFL Draft: Whats Your Grade

Well fellow Shouters, here it is. I said I would write a follow up post to my "Past Draft Grade" post and ask about this year's draft, so here we go. Just so everyone knows, I'm not going to go through every draft pick with stats and analyzing them all. I will touch on a few, but we are grading the group as a whole and not certain individuals. In the first round...
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Recap - Rounds 4-7

Here are a few late-round players with the potential to make an impact during their rookie seasons: Josh Boyce, WR, NE - Boyce has just average size, but he could serve as the team's deep threat if he impresses in camp. Chris Harper, WR, SEA - A big, athletic receiver, Harper makes an ideal red-zone target for Russell Wilson. Considering how injury prone Sidney Rice...
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April 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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