PhinNation accepts the Dolphins Ice Bucket Challenge

  By Cyrus (@Cyruslassus on Twitter) O.J. Brigance carved out a successful NFL career that began as a Miami Dolphin from 1996 until 1999. I remember him well although I apparently never knew how to properly say his name, much like Patrick Surtain. I also did not know that he was a part of the Baltimore Stallions 1995 Grey Cup winning team and then joined the Ravens for their Super...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Goal is Clear for the Dolphins

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky Micahel Fink The goal is clear for Miami. Exactly three weeks from today begins the NFL’s annual selection process. Over the years Miami has really struggled to excel in the annual ritual. You’ll need to go all the way back to Jimmy Johnson’s defensive selections to find the type of players that turn losing franchises into winners. Sam Madison, Patrick...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

10-Year Phiniversary: Epic Fail to Houston in Opener

2003: Texans 21, Dolphins 20 (Photo: AP) Today, Saturday, September 7th marks the 10th anniversary of one of the worst opening day losses in Miami Dolphins history. On the eve of the 2013 opener against a Cleveland team that finished just 5-11 a season ago seems like a bad time to bring this one up, but it happened nonetheless. Here is a look back: Expectations were high for...
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September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Ultimate Franchise Player (You’ll Never Guess!)

This is the latest post in Kurt’s continuing series to identify the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player of All-Time. For an explanation of his methodology for choosing each franchise’s ultimate franchise player, and then how you and he will choose the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player from that list, click here. To see all the category page for this series, of which there will...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss's Great Give-Away! is giving you a chance to win an autographed picture of a Southern Miss great, Patrick Surtain. Simply post in the thread listed on the free board, and you'll register to have a chance to win! Details below.
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

New twist in NFL concussion saga

The NFL is working on controversial language that will prohibit future players from suing for any post-career health issues brought on by head injuries, The Daily has learned. Sources told The Daily a legal team is preparing a waiver that the NFL wants to insert into contracts of new players, starting with the draft in April. It would stipulate that the league will do its best to...
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February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Barrage of New Concussion Lawsuits Against NFL Reveal Trend of Looking The Other Way

By: Rich Bergeron Though the NFL lockout may be a distant memory as the playoffs approach, the league finds itself ensnared in an entirely new debacle when it comes to their retirees. Many former players seem to be taking offense to how the NFL suddenly seems so concerned about preventing brain injuries. Multiple recent lawsuits filed by former pro football players in the league...
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December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

21 Former Players Sue NFL Over Concussions, Accuse League of Concealing Evidence of Brain Damage

MIAMI -- Nearly two dozen former NFL players are suing the league over severe and permanent brain damage they say is linked to concussions suffered on the job. The complaint filed Thursday in Miami follows a similar one in Atlanta earlier this week. It is the latest in a series of recent lawsuits against the NFL by ex-players. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of ex-Miami Dolphins...
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

NFL hit with suits over 'concussion crisis'

Twenty-one former players, including cornerback Patrick Surtain and offensive tackle Kyle Turley, have filed a lawsuit against the NFL concerning the longterm effects and neurological risks associated with concussions.
Via Miami Herald
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Ex-players sue NFL over concussions

Nearly two-dozen former NFL players are suing the league over severe and permanent brain damage they say is linked to concussions suffered on the job. The complaint follows a similar one filed earlier this week in Atlanta. It is the latest in a series of lawsuits filed against the NFL in recent months by past players. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Miami on behalf of ex-Miami...
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December 23, 2011  |  Discuss
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