Miami Dolphins chances of winning the AFC East could hinge on this question

Thank goodness, football is here. All week, training camps open around the NFL, as teams begin the journey toward Super Bowl XLVIX in Glendale, Arizona. Every team in the league has questions that need to be answered, as no one has a clear and easy road map to the Promised Land. But the difference between being a contender and an also-ran usually comes down to one key issue. So as...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Miami Dolphins camp in bottom half of NFL in terms of intrigue

Training camps are officially underway, with the Bills and Giants already going through two-a-day practices, and the rest of the league set to start at various times this week. As a result, excitement about the upcoming NFL season is at a fever pitch; 32 different fan bases believe their team can have a special year. But in reality, not all teams are created equal. And as a result...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will Mike Wallace breakout this year ?

With training-camp opening up on Friday and a degree of optimism that will surely fade, I want to take a look at a player who I hope (I dare not say think, at the chance of being called overly optimistic) shocks the league this year. Mike Wallace.   Wallace signed a five-year, $60 million deal last offseason, but an optimistic fan base was quickly shot back down to earth because...
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Formations Fantasy Football Review: Miami Dolphins Edition

The Miami Dolphins have many talented players on their team but struggled with off the field issues. The Dolphins hope they’ve put all of their issues behind them as they look forward to 2014. Which of their players can help you with your fantasy team?  Star: Mike Wallace (WR) 13 Stats: 73 catches-930 yards-5 TD […] The post Formations Fantasy Football Review: Miami Dolphins...
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Dolphins' Offensive Storylines for 2014

The Miami Dolphins are coming off of their best season in five years, but consecutive losses to the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets to end the year has Miami entering 2014 with a bitter taste in its mouth.With the start of the 2014 season less than two months away, the Dolphins will begin training camp this Friday. Miami was one of the more active teams this offseason and have brought...
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Dolphins WR Mike Wallace wants to return kicks in 2014

Mike Wallace's first season with the Dolphins didn't go as expected. After signing a five-year, $60 million deal last offseason, the wide receiver with speed to burn had just 73 receptions for 930 yards with career lows in yards per catch (12.7) and touchdowns (5). And according to Football Outsiders, Wallace ranked 77th in total value among all wideouts. In the months after...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Wallace: I might return kicks

Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace says we might see him returning kickoffs this coming season. “I might get back there for kickoff returns,” Wallace revealed. “I just want to be on the field making an impact for my team. I’ve always wanted to return kicks ever since I’ve been in the NFL. “My coaches in Pittsburgh let me do it in the preseason but they didn’t want to chance...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wallace working with Tannehill four days a week

BY NICK ST. DENISThe Miami Dolphins brought in high-priced wide receiver Mike Wallace last year to stretch the field.He stretched it, but often times, the ball wasn't in his hands when doing so.The veteran speedster Wallace struggled to connect with then-second-year quarterback Ryan Tannehill down the field, so the two have apparently been working diligently throughout the first...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins training camp preview

With training camp right around the corner, I thought it would be a good idea to take a look at a few of the most interesting topics to keep an eye on this year. Brian Hartline and Mike Wallace are safe as Miami’s #1 and #2 wide receivers in 2014, after that it is anyone’s guess what the depth chart will look like. Jarvis Landry, Miami’s second round pick is almost guaranteed...
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Miami Dolphins CB Brent Grimes ranked top-10 in NFL, Nos. 11-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 cornerbacks in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s CB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
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Miami Dolphins: Mike Wallace Wants to Return Kicks

The Miami Dolphins paid Mike Wallace like an elite receiver last summer, but failed to get the most out of the 27-year-old receiver. Wallace ended the season with 73 catches for 930 yards and 5 touchdowns, which aren’t bad numbers, but the 5 touchdowns were the fewest of his career. Heading into the 2014 season, the Dolphins have made it a priority to use Wallace more effectively...
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Should the NFL replace the Pro Bowl with Playoffs?

The NFL Pro Bowl has slowly became one of the most pointless games in any sport, everyone seems to have an idea on how to fix it, why not replace it with playoffs? There has been talk of adding two more regular season games, or even adding another playoff team. While adding two more games isn’t a bad idea, adding another playoff team would just reward mediocracy. Instead, after...
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Power Rankings: Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace rated top-30 home run hitter in NFL

Last night, 10 of the best sluggers in Major League Baseball gathered in Minnesota for the annual Home Run Derby. It was a fun exhibition of power, a showcase for players who can change a game with one swing of the bat. In the NFL, there are similar impact athletes on each roster, guys who can change the complexion of a contest with one electric play. Sometimes, this is a team...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: New Orleans Saints CB Keenan Lewis gives back to the community

As a New Orleans native, Keenan Lewis is dedicated to giving back to the community he grew up in. Last week Lewis teamed up with fellow Bayou boy Dolphins’ wide receiver Mike Wallace to host a football camp for 500 local kids. Campers had the opportunity to run through football drills and even receive one-on-one instruction from the pro athletes. “The response we received for...
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Miami Dolphins: Three Bold Predictions For Training Camp

This time last season, many of us pundits who cover the NFL were choosing the Miami Dolphins as the sleeper team in the AFC to make the playoffs. Now, we are picking the Dolphins to escape the AFC East bottom. What a difference a season makes. The AFC East might be the most improved division in football. And while the Dolphins did their share to make moves to get to the second season...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Is it really fair to say the Dolphins are a bottom 5 team ?

The Miami Dolphins have updated their roster to reflect a commitment to winning the past couple of off seasons. Fancy signings such as Mike Wallace a year ago have given way to much needed improvements upfront on the offensive line and tweaking the Dolphins defensive secondary. This year, with the addition of Pro Bowl left tackle Branden Albert, the Dolphins ensured blindside protection...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Who’s In, Who’s Out Among Miami Dolphins’ Wide Receivers

The wide receiver position for the Miami Dolphins has evolved from being a position of weakness in 2012 to a position of good (albeit slightly overpaid) quality in 2013. In 2014, that hasn’t changed, saved for a few new players added to the mix. We’re going to look at the Dolphins’ wide outs, where they’d fit in the depth chart, as well as determining who will stay, and who...
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Offseason notes: Mike Wallace to take advantage of new offensive scheme?

There are no two ways to look at it: Mike Wallace disappointed the Miami Dolphins last season, who invested significant free agent dollars in his services. Overall, his numbers were underwhelming – 73/930/5 for 12.7 YPR and 58.1 YPG averages respectively. The 73 catches were actually the highest of his five year career, but the yards per reception number and the five scores were...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL suspends Dion Jordan four games

The Miami Dolphins announced Thursday that defensive end Dion Jordan has been suspended without pay for the team’s first four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing substances. “Dion Jordan of the Miami Dolphins has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Projected stats for the Dolphins WR group

Wide receivers are thought to be a strength of the team this coming season, with almost an overabundance of talent at the position, but tight ends are a question mark. With experience, speed, sure hands, and young talent at the receiver position, they are set for a potentially big year, because of their diverse talent spectrum. Charles Clay leads a young group of tight ends that...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson attempting to turn his CFL career into an NFL comeback

Last Friday, former Cincinnati Bengal’ Chad Johnson took a significant step towards an unlikely return to the NFL when he suited up for the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes in their final pre-season affair. For many of us, our most recent memory of Johnson took place in August of 2012 and involves the outspoken receiver sitting in the office of Miami Dolphins head...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Surgery for Mike Pouncey, Knowshon Moreno

Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey underwent hip surgery Monday and is expected to miss at least three months, while running back Knowshon Moreno will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery this week and miss four to five weeks, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Dolphins Pro-Bowl C Mike Pouncey underwent hip surgery today and is expected to miss at least three months, per ESPN...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamar Miller the starter for Dolphins?

The Miami Dolphins signed former Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno this offseason, and many expected him to be the starting running back fairly easily. That doesn’t appear to be the case so far, and according to a report from Marc Sessler of NFL.com, Lamar Miller is currently listed as the starter. Miller was the starting running back last season, but failed to come through...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things to watch for during Miami Dolphins minicamp

The Miami Dolphins will hold a mandatory three day minicamp from June 17 – June 19. The Dolphins have already been busy in their offseason program with Organized Team Activities but this will be the first time where the team goes out and really starts getting down to business. Although they have had perfect attendance at the OTAs, you can expect a bit more intensity during these...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Wallace primed a much better 2014 season

2013 was a letdown season for Mike Wallace, to say the least. In his first year as member of the Dolphins he had 73 receptions for 930 yards and 5 touchdowns. Wallace was targeted 142 times the most in his career and his 73 receptions was also the most of his career. His previous reception total was 72, only one less than in 2013 but he caught it on almost 40 less passes. But the...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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