Dolphins Aren’t Ruling Out Pursuing Evan Mathis At Some Point

Dolphins executive VP Mike Tannenbaum didn’t rule out the idea of possibly pursuing free agent G Evan Mathis at some point in time. “I’ll never rule out getting this team better,” Tannenbaum said, via the Palm Beach Post. However, Tannenbaum added that he would like to see what some of their current guards are capable of before ... The post Dolphins Aren’t...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins apparently no longer in pursuit of Evan Mathis

If you’re waiting for the Miami Dolphins to sign free agent All-Pro guard Evan Mathis don’t hold your breath. Dolphins executive VP Mike Tannenbaum told Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald that “the team isn’t looking for help outside” the organization.“We are happy with what we have." Tannenbaum told Jackson. "Philosophically, when the right player comes along we’ll...
Via PhinManiacs
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins 53-Man Roster Early Prediction

As I was looking over the current Dolphins roster, it occurred to me how intense this training camp will be. In my opinion, Dennis Hickey and Mike Tannenbaum have done a stellar job at acquiring talent. That is good news for the Dolphins as they do appear to have a very competitive team to field this season. However, it will make for some very difficult cuts during the preseason...
Via PhinManiacs
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

3 Offensive players who need to step up for the Miami Dolphins in 2015

There's a lot of hype flying around the Miami Dolphins this season, as the organization immediately made a huge wave when they signed All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to the largest contract ever signed by a defensive player in the NFL. From then on, the team went all out and started finding pieces that fit what the Miami Dolphins were trying to become.Under the leadership...
Via PhinManiacs
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

How Will the Miami Dolphins’ Offense Hold Up in 2015?

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – DECEMBER 28: Quarterback Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins throws in the second quarter against the New York Jets during a game at Sun Life Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images) The Miami Dolphins have made quite the flurry of moves this offseason to shore up an offense that was mediocre in 2014...
Via The Sports Journal
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Three reasons why the Miami Dolphins will not make the playoffs in 2015

As a Dolphins’ fan, I’ve been waiting patiently for years to see this team not only make the playoffs, but win a playoff game. The team Dennis Hickey and Mike Tannenbaum have built here in Miami looks great on paper, but how will the team fair when the season begins? Miami has improved aplenty this offseason, but before Miami can claim a spot in the playoffs, this team must perform...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins fans need to just chill

After overcoming a severe case of pre-training camp blues, I can now see that the Dolphins on paper look good.  To quote my favorite foodie and journalist Anthony Bourdain, they look “good, real good. ”  However, every year, they look like a super bowl contender out of the gates. After winning week one or two, Dolphins fans go into a feeding frenzy and buy up player X jersey...
Via Phins Phocus
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Edge Rush Ethan: Evalauting the Dolphins Offense

I know, I know, the 2015-16 NFL season doesn’t start for another 2 1/2 months, but what rabid NFL fan doesn’t think about what their team will look like at the first snap? Exactly. This fantasy-come-true of an offseason for the ‘Fins is nearing a close and 90% of every team’s rosters are set. Mini-camps, practices, and team meetings are starting up and pretty soon, guys...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Jennings happy to be in Miami, credits Mike Tannenbaum

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Greg Jennings, who played for the Green Bay Packers before spending the past two seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, says that a conversation with Mike Tannenbaum, the Miami Dolphins vice president of football operations, was the key in his decision to sign with the Dolphins in March. "There were just a few things I had that I wanted to share with him...
Via PhinManiacs
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Tannenbaum grateful for another chance; has learned many lessons

Monday Morning Quarterback, a website and column that has been made famous by Peter King, featured Miami Dolphins’ Executive Vice-President of Football Operations Mike Tannenbaum in an interview about a wide variety of things. One of the main topics was whether or not he thought he would ever get a second chance to run a football team. “Getting fired hurts a lot,” he told...
Via PhinManiacs
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Tannenbaum wasn't thinking of the Jets when he extended Tannehill

On May 18, the Miami Dolphins announced that they had agreed to a contract extension with quarterback Ryan Tannehill. The extension is worth a total of $105 million dollars and runs through the 2020 season. Mike Tannenbaum, the Executive Vice-President of Football Operations, wasted no time getting the deal done in only his fourth official month on the job. Recently, Tannenbaum...
Via PhinManiacs
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

How Mike Tannenbaum's detour from an NFL front office influenced the NBA Finals

Two first-year head coaches meet in Thursday night's Game 1 of The NBA Finals, and they have a unique connection. Shortly after Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr landed that job last May, he was in search of a top-flight assistant. David Blatt, a veteran coach who led Maccabi Tel Aviv to the 2014 Euroleague championship, found himself on the West Coast days after his father...
Via Fox Sports
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins front office is thrilled with addition of DeVante Parker

The Miami Dolphins selected wide receiver DeVante Parker in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft. On Friday afternoon, he was introduced to the national and South Florida media. During the press conference, owner Stephen Ross along with Executive Vice President of Football Operations Mike Tannenbaum and General Manager Dennis Hickey spoke about how excited they are to add a player...
Via PhinManiacs
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Building a foundation for the Dolphins draft with Tannenbaum's history 

The NFL Draft will begin on Thursday, April 30 and with Mike Tannenbaum now in the mix for the Miami Dolphins, none of us are quite sure what to expect. While they will publicly say that general manager Dennis Hickey has the final say, makae no mistake that Tannenbaum's draft philosophies will have a major impact as to which way the Dolphins shape this franchise over the next several...
Via PhinManiacs
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

A pocas horas del sorteo de novatos, un corredor (RB) hace sentido.

  En la que quizás haya sido la temporada muerta más activa de los Dolphins de Miami, llegamos a las últimas 48 horas para que se haga la selección de la primera ronda por parte del Gerente General (GM) Dennis Hickey. Como buenos “analistas políticos” la prensa de Miami se ha encargado de tratar de predecir la selección de los Dolphins. Para esto mas allá de predecir...
Via Phins Phocus
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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
April 27, 2015  |  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
April 25, 2015  |  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
April 24, 2015  |  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
April 24, 2015  |  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
April 22, 2015  |  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
April 22, 2015  |  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
April 15, 2015  |  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
April 13, 2015  |  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
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