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Miami Dolphins: Breaking down the linebacker position

Looking into 2015, the linebacker situation needs to be addressed. To ensure the Miami Dolphins front seven is more effective at stopping the run than they were in 2014 they need to add depth to their existing linebackers through the draft. Jelani Jenkins The starters at linebacker as of now for the Dolphins are Jelani Jenkins and Chris McCAin on the outside and Koa Misi at the...
Via isportsweb.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Up the (Tanne)hill and down the River(s)

My goal in this column has always been to give my readers a fresh perspective when it comes to Dolphins news. I try to be objective, I try to give both sides of the story before picking a side, I try to be respectful at all times...but I'm not perfect, I don't claim to be, and there are certain times when I admit I've lost my cool and gone off the deep end. Talking about Michigan...
Via PhinManiacs
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins could draft Georgia RB Todd Gurley?

Jason Getz-USA TODAY SportsThe Miami Dolphins currently hold the 14th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, and there are quite a few different directions that they could go with it. One potential player has come to the forefront in reports this afternoon, and the Dolphins are doing a ton of work researching him with the draft continuing to approach quickly. Georgia running back Todd...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Join us at 7:30 PM EST to discuss the latest Dolphins news and rumors!

This week on PhinManiacs Live, we'll talk about the signing of veteran cornerback Zack Bowman and what we expect his role with the team to be. We'll also discuss the signing of former UM player LaRon Byrd, and what we expect of him. Is he a camp body? Or do his measurables create some interesting possibilities?Then we'll discuss Mike Pouncey's extension and his reaction to receiving...
Via PhinManiacs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Worst Draft Picks In Miami Dolphins History

To be honest, everybody talks about the best players drafted all the time. It is the players drafted who burn out, get injured or otherwise wash away their talent because of attitude, poor conditioning or inability to adjust to the pro game that intrigue us. And the Dolphins, like every other team, have had their fair share of drafted players sink faster than the Titanic. What makesâ€...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

General Manager Dennis Hickey groups Mike Pouncey with all-time greats

At Mike Pouncey’s press conference to announce the five-year contract extension, General Manager Dennis Hickey stopped short of comparing him to some of the all-time greats that played the center position for the Miami Dolphins. Calling it a great day for the Dolphins, Hickey described the kind of player Pouncey is and what they are looking for him over the next five years. ...
Via PhinManiacs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pouncey is grateful and proud of his five-year contract extension

The Miami Dolphins signed Mike Pouncey to a five-year extension earlier this week and during his press conference, it was evident that he was grateful, humbled and proud of the fact that he would be a member of the Dolphins for his second contract. Surrounded by his girlfriend, father, mother and his children, Pouncey didn’t hold anything back and spoke from the heart, often fighting...
Via PhinManiacs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pouncey: This year is going to be special for the Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins have been an enigma over the past decade. It always seems like they have the talent in place to make a run at the playoffs and perhaps the Super Bowl but they always fell short. Media and fans put the blame on coaching staffs, injuries, the quarterback, bad luck and more. Under the reign of Joe Philbin the past three years, the same has occurred. However, Mike...
Via PhinManiacs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Miami Dolphins officially announce the signing of WR LaRon Byrd

The Miami Dolphins have signed wide receiver LaRon Byrd, it was announced on Wednesday, April 15. The 6-4, 220-pound Byrd played in one game for the Cleveland Browns in 2014 and also spent time that season on the Dallas Cowboys and Miami practice squads. He spent his first two NFL seasons (2012-13) with the Arizona Cardinals and appeared in four games in 2012, recording one reception...
Via PhinManiacs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins re-sign QB Matt Moore

Moore only attempted 29 passes over the past 3 seasons combined in Miami as Ryan Tannehill has made 48 straight starts to begin his career, but he wasn’t horrible in his last extended playing time in 2011, completing 60.5% of his passes for an average of 7.20 YPA, 16 touchdowns, and 9 interceptions. He graded out 13th among quarterbacks on Pro Football Focus that season. The fact...
Via The Football Fan Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran OL Daryn Colledge Retiring From NFL

Veteran OL Daryn Colledge is retiring from the NFL, according to his agency. 1/7 My friend and client @DarynColledge71 is retiring after 9 years in the NFL. Daryn did not miss a start, due to injury, during his 4 — The NOVO Agency (@TheNOVOAgency) April 15, 2015 Colledge, 33, is a former second round pick of ... The post Veteran OL Daryn Colledge Retiring From NFL appeared first...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins 4-Round Mock Draft 1.0

Round One – Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama View image | gettyimages.com Sometimes on the draft application I use for my mock draft (Fanspeak.com), there is an opportunity to snag a steal, even in round one.  I got this opportunity when Amari Cooper was still on the board at fourteen.  With Kenny Stills and Jarvis Landry on the roster, I think the Dolphins could benefit from...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Look what has finally arrived at the Miami Dolphins team store

The Miami Dolphins scored the biggest fish in the sea this offseason. Ndamukong Suh is ready to wreak havoc on the AFC East. AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: The odds of all 32 starters being in the NFl come 2020 2015 NFL Mock Draft (Version 3.0): How the first round will shake out on April 30 You can now get in on the Suh action. The Ndamukong Suh jerseys are in the Dolphins stores...
Via cover32
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins 2015 draft needs: Offensive Line

The second biggest need for the Miami Dolphins is one that has been an issue over the last few years, their offensive line. Now I am kind of in the minority on this position as many draft analysts and experts don’t see the offensive line as that big of an issue anymore. The Dolphins signed Branden Albert to a five-year, $47 million contract and drafted Ju’Wan James in the first...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dolphins To Re-Sign WR LaRon Byrd

Omar Kelly of the Sun-Sentinel reports that the Dolphins plan to re-sign WR LaRon Byrd at some point this week. Byrd, 24, signed on with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent out of Miami back in 2012. He lasted just a few months before the team ultimately waived him. Since then, Byrd has played for ... The post Report: Dolphins To Re-Sign WR LaRon Byrd appeared first...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins want new deal with Ryan Tannehill before Week 1

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Ryan Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins have been discussing a new contract all offseason long, but they haven’t been making much headway to this point. Miami saw what they needed to see in 2014 to show them that he is their long-term answer at the quarterback position, and he is expected to get a very lucrative deal to keep him in Miami for quite...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dolphins want to extend Ryan Tannehill before Week 1

The Miami Dolphins are dedicated to signing quarterback Ryan Tannehill to a contract extension before Week 1 of the 2015 NFL season kicks off, reports NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport (via Dan Hanzus of NFL.com). Tannehill, the Dolphins’ 2012 first-round draft pick, is set to make only $660,000 in base salary in what is, for now, the final year of his rookie contract. His total...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins officially announce Mike Pouncey's five-year extension

The Miami Dolphins have signed center Mike Pouncey to a contract extension through the 2020 season, it was announced on Monday, April 13.  “We are excited that we were able to sign a contract extension with Mike,” said General Manager Dennis Hickey. “He is a two-time Pro Bowler, with a team first approach as evident by moving to guard last season while still playing a high...
Via PhinManiacs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry Proves He Has Hands--Or At Least A Hand--of Glue

If you thought Jarvis Landry got a lot of work last season with the Dolphins just wait till this season comes around. With Mike Wallace gone he will be the undisputed No. 1 option and will need to be at his best in order to help make Ryan Tannehill look good. He appears to be well aware of this and is preparing accordingly.Here he is working out catching balls backhanded from the...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dolphins want to finalize deal with Tannehill before Week One

The Miami Dolphins are turning their attention to Ryan Tannehill and would like to get a contract extension completed by the first week of the NFL season. This news comes courtesy of Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.Tannehill, who is entering his fourth year in the NFL as a member of the Dolphins, has thrown for 11,252 yards, 63 touchdowns and 42 interceptions. His career completion...
Via PhinManiacs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowman signing adds intrigue to Dolphins secondary

With Cortland Finnegan a recent release and subsequent retiree from the Miami Dolphins, the thought going into the preseason was that youngsters Jamar Taylor and Will Davis would be battling for that... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins Hoping To Have Extension In Place With Ryan Tannehill Before Start Of 2015 Season

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported Monday during NFL Total Access that the Dolphins plan to turn their attention to signing QB Ryan Tannehill to a long-term contract before the start of the 2015 season. According to Rapoport, the two sides have had no formal discussions up to this point, but Miami plans to focus in on an ... The post Dolphins Hoping To Have Extension In Place...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins sign veteran cornerback Zack Bowman

The Miami Dolphins continue to add depth to the roster and are still scooping guys with potential for upside. Their newest acquisition is cornerback Zack Bowman, a seven-year veteran who spent his first six years as a Chicago Bear before spending a year with the New York Giants.Bowman, a 6'1" 196 pound veteran, is currently 30 years of age and is known around the league as an excellent...
Via PhinManiacs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins sign free-agent cornerback Zack Bowman

  Free-agent cornerback Zack Bowman has signed a contract with the Miami Dolphins, who are trying to fill the starting spot opposite Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes. Bowman is a seven-year veteran who started seven games for the Bears in 2013 and five games for the Giants last year. A fifth-round pick by the Bears in 2008, he has 28 starts and 12 interceptions. The Dolphins need...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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