Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins know dangers of late-season matchups with Jets

DAVIE, Fla. -- The New York Jets will be looking to get an early start on spoiling the Miami Dolphins playoff aspirations for the second time in as many seasons when the AFC East rivals battle at MetLife Stadium in prime time Monday night. The 2-9 Jets are one of the worst teams in the NFL and are coming off an embarrassing 38-3 loss at the hands of the Buffalo Bills. Yet there's...
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Tannehill on the upswing heading into Jets game

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Judging by the stat that matters most to Ryan Tannehill, he's doing only so-so. The Miami Dolphins quarterback is always quick to say wins are his priority, and his team is 6-5 heading into Monday night's game at the New York Jets. Tannehill has a 21-22 record in three NFL seasons, and the Dolphins will need a late-season surge to avoid a sixth consecutive year...
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Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill’s very compelling newest quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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These three teams may control the fate of the Miami Dolphins this season

AFC teams have performed much better than expected this season. The Dolphins are currently competing with a cluster of teams for the final two playoff spots. The Chiefs, Chargers and Ravens in particular stand out as Miami’s primary competition. With just five weeks left in the season, every one of these teams’ remaining games will be crucial for the Dolphins playoff chances...
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Miami Dolphins Week 13 showdown announced as top NFL game to watch?

It’s hard to believe that calendar has already reached Thanksgiving, with only five weeks left in the NFL regular season. That means it’s stretch time, as every game takes on added implications. It also means that the NFL landscape looks different than most people would have predicted. Just one week before December, there are a slew of big games involving teams that have playoff...
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Jets bench Michael Vick, Geno Smith to start against Dolphins

After reports indicated that Rex Ryan was leaning toward starting Michael Vick, pending his health (he is nursing ankle and wrist injuries), as starter for the New York Jets’ Week 13 game against the Miami Dolphins, the team announced via its official Twitter account that Geno Smith will instead be under center on “Monday Night...Read More The post Jets bench Michael Vick, Geno...
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NFL Predictions: Week 13 against the spread

Week 13 of the NFL season brings with it 6 games with match ups of teams above .500 and a 3-game Thanksgiving Day slate. With all teams finished with bye weeks, the last 5 weeks of the season will likely bring with them an array of drastically different playoff pictures. Pro Football Focus reminds us that there’s still a chance a 5-12 team makes the playoffs, while a 12-4 team...
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Report: Miami Dolphins welcome corner R.J. Stanford back to their secondary

After blowing a big lead on the road against the Denver Broncos, the Miami Dolphins are on the ropes and are looking for help, particularly for their secondary. Well, help is on the way in the form of a familiar face. According to Aaron Wilson of Pro Football Talk, the Dolphins have signed cornerback R.J. Stanford: Dolphins sign R.J. Stanford, according to his agent, David Canter...
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Pass rush power rankings: Is Cameron Wake of the Miami Dolphins #1?

My how the time flies. 12 Weeks are in the books for the 2014 NFL season, which means now is a great time to update our pass rush power rankings. Let’s go through the list and find out who the top 12 sackmasters are around the league, starting with the guy who was last year’s runner-up for the most sacks in the NFL… 12. Robert Quinn: St. Louis Rams If you don’t know, ask...
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5 lessons learned from Dolphins loss over Broncos

The Miami Dolphins played one of their best games of the season in the Mile High City, but it wasn’t enough as Peyton Manning powered the Denver Broncos to a comeback victory, 39-36. Here are five takeaways from the loss. 5. Dolphins defense didn’t make the stops  The Dolphins jumped out to a 14-3 lead, 21-10 and a 28-17 lead. They allowed the Broncos to score 22 unanswered...
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Were any Miami Dolphins named as Week 12′s biggest heroes or goats?

Twelve weeks into the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell...
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Dolphins Sign DB R.J. Stanford

The Miami Dolphins have signed DB R.J. Stanford to a contract on Tuesday, according to his agent David Canter. Congratulations and welcome back to #TeamDEC client @RJStanford25 on signing with @MiamiDolphins — DECManagement (@davidcanter) November 25, 2014 Stanford, 26, is a former seventh-round pick of the Carolina Panthers. He spent a little over two years with the team...
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Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Advice Week 13

With Week 12 in the books, and the vast majority of fantasy leagues getting ready for the fantasy playoffs in week 13, the waiver wire is now more important than ever. Teams in contention for the playoffs will need to not only pick up players that can help you this week, but also players who can make an impact in weeks 14-17. Quarterbacks to Add 1. Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins: Ryan...
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Miami Dolphins tumbling down Power Rankings after tough Week 12 loss

It’s Thanksgiving week, which means the NFL season is approaching the final stretch. With just over a quarter of the season remaining, every game takes on added significance, with postseason implications seemingly involved with every matchup. In part, that’s because so many teams are still technically “in the hunt.” But reality suggests that not every franchise that is still...
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Dolphins May Have To Decide Between Tackles Jared Odrick and Randy Starks

  The Miami Dolphins could be facing some difficult decisions regarding personnel on the defensive front.  With DT Jared Odrick facing free agency this offseason, and DT Randy Starks‘s contract set to expire after the 2015 season, it may be difficult to keep both players. Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald suggests that the Dolphins will likely have to choose one or the other,...
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Somehow the Miami Dolphins failed to recover this onside kick attempt

I don’t even have any words for this one. Just watch: That was an onside kick by Caleb Sturgis of the Miami Dolphins. If you can believe it, the Dolphins failed to recover the ball. I know, right? You may also be interested in: Somehow the Miami Dolphins failed to recover this onside kick attempt Report: Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry placed NFI list, out for year Are...
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Miami Dolphins current confidence level from national media is eye opening

It’s crunch time. That’s the best way to describe mid-November games in the NFL, contests that will ultimately start to thin the herd of playoff contenders, narrowing the field to those teams truly capable of making the postseason and leaving the pretenders exposed for the football world to see. What franchises fall into each category? This week’s Gut Reactions help provide...
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Offensive line saves day against the Dolphins

The offensive line has been on the defensive at Dove Valley all week. After weeks of shuffling the line and under performing in a loss at St. Louis the group not only stepped up but saved the day Sunday. Surprisingly, the defense simply could not stop Ryan Tannehill and the three-headed rushing attack of Miami in the first half. The Dolphins took an early lead and carried it into...
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Miami Dolphins Kicker Caleb Sturgis: Hey Pat McAfee! Betcha Can't Do This!

This season the undisputed king of the onside kicks has been Indianapolis Colts kicker/punter Pat McAfee. For much of the season he was the only kicker in the league to pull one, he still is the only one to pull off multiple, and he even recovered one himself.Yeah--but can he kick it in a really cool and unique fashion like Miami Dolphins kicker Caleb Sturgis did against the Denver...
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Dolphins kicker had one of the prettiest onside kicks ever

The Miami Dolphins were down three points and wanted to get the ball back to try to beat the Denver Broncos, but came up short. Sturgis tried a rabana kick, used in soccer and although it was pretty it was not enough. Do you follow the NFL Draft? If so follow NFL Draft Diamonds on […] The post Dolphins kicker had one of the prettiest onside kicks ever appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Miami Dolphins Week 12: Game Balls

For the third time this season, the Miami Dolphins let a fourth-quarter lead slip away as the Dolphins fell to 6-5 on the year with a 39-36 loss to the AFC West-leading Denver Broncos.Miami now sits a game back of the final wild card spot in the AFC as it turns its attention to the New York Jets. In what was a very disappointing loss, here's which Dolphins stood out in each aspect...
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Dolphins Onside Kick Against Broncos Was A Tricky Fail

The Miami Dolphins' onside kick against the Denver Broncos was a tricky fail.
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Miami Dolphins Attempt Creative Onside Kick

You got to give the Miami Dolphins credit. Not only did the Dolphins take the Denver Broncos down to the wire, but they also attempted this sweet onside kick at the end of the game. Besides the kick itself being incredibly creative, the Dolphins also tried to outsmart the Broncos by having their punter — Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Dolphins fall short to Broncos 39-36

This game had the makings of a made for TV movie for the Miami Dolphins and one that could prove pivotal for their season with a win.  However, the Dolphins as a team were stymied at one point or another by the big bad Denver Broncos who managed to keep pace with the Patriots in the first round playoff bye race. The Dolphins nursing a 21-17 lead from the first half managed to weather...
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Watch: Mike Wallace Breaks Broncos’ LB’s Ankles

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace has what we call “stupid speed” and it’s hard enough for defensive backs to stay with him. Put him in a one-on-one situation against a linebacker and he’s going to win that battle 99 out of a 100 times. Unfortunately for Broncos’ linebacker Lamin Barrow, he learned that the hard way by having his ankles broken by Wallace on a third...
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