MIKE TANNENBAUM NEWS

Tannenbaum to look over Hickey's shoulder in Dolphins' draft

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) The Miami Dolphins can blame their long Super Bowl drought on lots of lousy drafts, and they'll try to get it right this time with - or in spite of - a new, confusing chain of command. The draft beginning Thursday will be Miami's first with Mike Tannenbaum as executive vice president of football operations. When the former New York Jets general manager was hired...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets Can Learn From Past Drafts to Improve

In his pre-draft press conference, Mike Maccagnan expressed the importance of having many draft picks. In his mind, this gives the Jets more chances of drafting better players. However, having many draft picks also gives the Jets a chance to acquire young, cheap talent for depth and special teams purposes.In 2009 and 2010, since Mike Tannenbaum often traded picks for players before...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Full transcript of the Miami Dolphins pre-draft press conference

The MIami Dolphins held their pre-draft press conference on Friday afternoon. Below, we have the entire transcript of the press conference, courtesy of the Miami Dolphins Public Relations Department. If you would like the abbreviated version, we posted a short summary of it and you can read it by clicking here.Miami Dolphins Pre-Draft Press Conference with Executive Vice President...
Via PhinManiacs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Complete summary of the Miami Dolphins' pre-draft press conference

On Friday afternoon, the Miami Dolphins held their pre-draft press conference. Present at this press conference was Executive Vice-President of Football Operations Mike Tannenbaum, General Manager Dennis Hickey and Assistant General Manager Eric Stokes. They talked about a wide variety of topics, which are highlighted below.Tannenbaum opened the press conference with a pitch to potential...
Via PhinManiacs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins add Greg Jennings to compliment their offense

Today the Dolphins agreed to terms with Greg Jennings, formerly of the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers. The Veteran brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Dolphins offense, mainly the wide receiver room in desperate need of that wise veteran presence. Jennings will bring his talents to South Florida and could find a quick friend in quarterback Ryan Tannehill and...
Via Phins Phocus
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins offseason moves in review

Was it a good move or was it a bad move?  The Dolphins offseason has been filled with headlines that surely have captured the fan base’s attention.  The Dolfans are hungry for a winner and a winner they shall get…according to the Dolphins coaches and owners. This season, after finishing 8-8 was marked by the offseason moves that would make the Dolphins a sure-fire winner, maybe...
Via Phins Phocus
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dolphins Chose To Sign Josh Freeman Over Trading For Matt Barkley

Dianna Marie Russini reports that the Dolphins VP of football operations Mike Tannenbaum chose to sign veteran QB Josh Freeman over trading for Eagles QB Matt Barkley. Russini mentions that this situation involving the Dolphins was the reason why Tim Tebow wasn’t signed to a contract sooner. Philadelphia has reportedly had Barkley on the trading block for ... The post Report...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pouncey’s Extension Is Building Block For The Dolphins

So far, the Miami Dolphins have fared well in laying the concrete for that foundation. Owner Stephen Ross, general manager Dennis Hickey and vice president Mike Tannenbaum have been aggressive on the free agent market by signing players that they feel will impact the team in a positive way both on the field and in the locker room. And they have unearthed a few gems in the draft from...
Via Pro Football Spot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets' Brandon Marshall Trade: New GM, Same Old Mistakes

The New York Jets do not learn from past mistakes. The general manager’s name may change – Mike Tannenbaum (2006-2012), John Idzik (2013-2014), Mike Maccagnan (2015) – but the flawed decision-making remains the same.After just two months on the job, Maccagnan acquired “BIG NAME!” wide receiver Brandon Marshall from the Chicago Bears. New York also received a seventh-round...
Via Football Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins Have Spoken To QB Ryan Tannehill Regarding A Long-Term Deal

Dolphins Executive Vice President of Football Operations Mike Tannenbaum told reporters on Monday that they have spoken to QB Ryan Tannehill regarding a long-term contract, per Armando Salguero. Tannenbaum said they have communicated what they can do in terms of a long-term agreement to Tannehill and his representatives. However, Tannenbaum admitted that Tannehill playing out...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Do the Miami Dolphins need a wide receiver truly atop the depth chart?

New head of football operations Mike Tannenbaum made the impossible possible by trading Mike Wallace and a seventh round pick to the Minnesota Vikings for a fifth round pick. The trade by itself is nothing out of this world but it got rid of a toxic contract and arguably an equally toxic player. The Dolphins are now without a true number one wide receiver. But the question is do...
Via PhinManiacs
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

King Tannenbaum’s Court

Class hasn’t even begun and already someone may be waiting in the principal’s office.  Maurkice Pouncey’s comments about Mike Wallace is exactly the thing that will get his little brother Mike in trouble with Dolphins’ management.  Referring to Wallace as a “coward” (and since back peddling a bit), big brother Maurkice hasn’t played with Mike Wallace in 3 years....
Via Phins Phocus
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Lucky Friday The Thirteenth.

The Miami Dolphins Brass of Mike Tannenbaum, and Dennis Hickey go for the throat in an aggressive break of the final straw while swinging a black cat by the tail, and walking under ladders on Friday The Thirteenth.Trade winds of an absolutely wild Friday the Thirteenth blew Northward from Miami through New Orleans and into Minnesota. It was like watching the bottom line ticker of...
Via Dolphin Shout
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins trade Ellerbe and a 3rd for Saints WR Kenny Stills

The reign of Mike Tannenbaum and Dennis Hickey continues as the Dolphins pull off what might be considered the greatest heist of the offseason yet. The Miami Dolphins have just traded linebacker Dannell Ellerbe and a third-round pick to the New Orleans Saints for wide receiver Kenny Stills.Stills, a 22 year old former fifth-round pick for the New Orleans Saints, is a talented young...
Via PhinManiacs
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins announce staff addition and promotion in Analytics

Miami Dolphins Executive Vice President of Football Operations Mike Tannenbaum announced that Wayne Diesel has been named sports performance director and Dennis Lock was promoted to director of analytics after serving as head analyst.  In his role, Diesel will oversee all of the team’s sports science initiatives and will work closely with the training and strength and conditioning...
Via PhinManiacs
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Draft History – 2008

The fourth installment of our ten part series examining the last ten New York Jets drafts, with a look at 2008 — arguably Mike Tannenbaum’s worst as GM of the Jets. 1st Round, 6th overall pick — Vernon Gholston, DE, Ohio St. Being that Gholston had all of the measureables and numbers you look for in a pass rusher this pick looked good on paper, but it ended up being the...
Via Turn On The Jets
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins free agency tracker

The Miami Dolphins are likely to be busy once free agency begins on March 10. Under new Executive Vice President Mike Tannenbaum, the team has already released two wide receivers that failed to live up to their contracts which cleared cap space in the process. Re-signing their own free agents, specifically Charles Clay and Jared Odrick seems to be a priority for the Dolphins while...
Via Phins Phocus
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Wallace on Dolphins roster “for now.”

The impending divorce between the Miami Dolphins and wide receiver Mike Wallace has been clear for months. This week Dolphins VP of football operations Mike Tannenbaum did not shed much light on the status of Wallace saying only that he was on the roster “for now.” For now does not mean for the future. With report Wallace is being shopped, Dolphins again non-committal on his...
Via Tireball.com
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Draft History – 2006

The second installment of our ten part series examining the last ten New York Jets drafts, with a look at the 2006 — Mike Tannenbaum’s first as the team’s GM. (Here is 2005) 1st Round, 4th overall pick — D’Brickashaw Ferguson, T, Virginia With Brooks Bollinger under center and the help of a Justin Miller kick return touchdown, the Jets beat the Bills 30-26 in the final...
Via Turn On The Jets
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Fear Not Dolphin Fans. The Miami Dolphins Will Rise Again!

Another Fine Piece Thanks To Tony Nicoletti!All this talk of mediocrity. About how the Dolphins are doomed, and not going anywhere. That they don't have the cap space to buy what they need in free agency. (Much less the draft positioning to get the impact players that will help them reach the playoffs). To all the naysayers out there I say....nonsense!These Dolphins are in better...
Via Dolphin Shout
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

¿Sombrío el futuro de los Dolphins?

Luego del resultado final frente a los Jets de Nueva York comenzó lo que muchos diríamos es el nuevo capítulo de la novela llamada los Miami Dolphins. Otro fiasco, otra temporada decepcionante. Muchos han responsabilizado a Kevin Coyle como el único responsable de la debacle al final de la temporada, pero han comenzado a salir a flote nuevamente problemas dentro del camerino...
Via Phins Phocus
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Hickey, Tannebaum on same page at Senior Bowl

The Miami Dolphins' brass are currently in Mobile, Ala., for the Senior Bowl, scouting talent for the NFL draft at the end of April. Among them is Mike Tannenbaum, former Jets general manager and current executive vice president of football operations for the 'Phins.Tannenbaum wasn't planning on starting with the team until the beginning of next month, but the 45-year-old is eager...
Via AFC East Daily
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Todd Bowles turn around the Jets?

The New York Jets have been a complete mess over the past four seasons. Under the leadership of head coach Rex Ryan, general manager John Idzik and before him, Mike Tannenbaum, the Jets became a circus. It seemed capturing the back page became more important than winning football games, and the results were brutal. It all crested last season, when New York finished last in the AFC...
Via Bloguin Best
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Talking Dolphins with Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – DECEMBER 28: quarterback Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins hands the ball to running back Lamar Miller #26 of the Miami Dolphins in the first quarter during a game against the New York Jets at Sun Life Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) This week, we had a chance to chat Miami Dolphins with the...
Via Phins Phocus
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets' new GM Maccagnan fires top 2 college scouts

NEW YORK (AP) New York Jets new general manager Mike Maccagnan has fired the team's top two college scouts as he reorganizes the front office. The Jets dismissed senior director of college scouting Terry Bradway and director of college scouting Jeff Bauer on Friday, three days after Maccagnan was hired as GM. Maccagnan made the moves swiftly because he has others in mind to fill...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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