MIKE TANNENBAUM NEWS

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
7 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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

Reports that Dolphins could still fire Joe Philbin appear to be untrue

Joe Philbin appears safe as the head coach of the Miami Dolphins despite a report from CBS Sports’ Jason LaCanfora that said his job may be on the hot seat. LaCanfora’s report said tht new football czar Mike Tannenbaum would make a play for Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn but was rebuffed by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald. Salguero said there is “nothing...
Via Tireball.com
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins Could Be An Option For Seahawks DC Dan Quinn?

Jason La Canfora has spoken to a few teams who are worried that if they wait for Seahawks DC Dan Quinn to be available, he could end up taking the Miami Dolphins job given his ties to new executive Mike Tannenbaum. The Dolphins hired Tannenbaum as their executive vice president of football operations after he spent a year as a consultant to owner Stephen Ross. Tannenbaum was working...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jets to Name Mike Maccagnan General Manager

The Jets have found a replacement for John Idzik. The New York Jets have reportedly hired Mike Maccagnan as the teams new General Manager, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rappaport. #Jets are expected to hire #Texans college scouting director Mike Maccagnan as the new GM, per source. No surprise, he’s been in town 3 days — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 11, 2015 Maccagnan...
Via Standing O Sports
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Foundation questions Dolphins' hiring of Tannenbaum

MIAMI (AP) -- A foundation that promotes the hiring of minorities in the NFL wants a clarification from the league regarding the Miami Dolphins' hiring of Mike Tannenbaum as executive vice president of football operations. The job appears to fall under the Rooney Rule, which requires teams to consider minority candidates when hiring for senior football operations positions, said...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Foundation questions Dolphins' hiring of Tannenbaum

MIAMI (AP) -- A foundation that promotes the hiring of minorities in the NFL wants a clarification from the league regarding the Miami Dolphins' hiring of Mike Tannenbaum as executive vice president of football operations. The job appears to fall under the Rooney Rule, which requires teams to consider minority candidates when hiring for senior football operations positions, said...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins: Three New Year's Resolutions For 2015

Maybe the pieces to the puzzle are starting to fit into place for the Miami Dolphins.Despite another 8-8 record, head coach Joe Philbin was told he would remain with the team for the 2015 season. Then the team announced that Mike Tannenbaum was hired as the new executive VP of football operations. Shortly following that announcement, it was learned that Philbin would not only be...
Via Football Nation
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins Could Parts Ways with Mike Wallace

Set to earn about $10 million next season, enigmatic Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace might find himself out of a job and moving on from South Beach. New Dolphins executive vice president of football operations Mike Tannenbaum didn’t necessarily sound committed to Wallace in a recent Miami-based radio interview (via South Florida Sun-Sentinel). I want to go down there...
Via Sportsnaut
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins clearly in the wrong organizationally

There is something that stinks quite profoundly in South Florida.  Specifically, the stench is coming from atop the building in Davie’s executive offices.  Something clearly is amiss in South Florida. After the Dolphins (not so quietly) announced that Mike Tannenbaum would be named executive VP of Football Operations, with the ink barely dry, someone tapped Stephen Ross and...
Via Phins Phocus
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL says Dolphins didn't violate Rooney Rule by hiring Tannenbaum

MIAMI -- The NFL says the Miami Dolphins didn't violate the Rooney Rule in hiring Mike Tannenbaum as executive vice president of football operations. The rule requires teams to consider minority candidates when hiring for senior football operations positions, but it didn't apply to Tannenbaum's new job, the league said Wednesday. In a statement, the league said it has discussed the...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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