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Miami Dolphins: top five returning playmakers

It’s no surprise to say that last season was a total bust for the Miami Dolphins organization. Going into the season with playoff hopes, Miami found itself missing the playoffs for the seventh straight season with a losing record. If Miami is going to turn this thing around, it will have to rely on these top five returning players, and the rest of the team to step it up. The first...
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NFL Notes: Dolphins, Rams, Ravens, & Vikings

Dolphins James Walker of ESPN doesn’t expect veteran WR Greg Jennings to be back with the Dolphins next season due to his lack of production and the emergence of younger receivers like Jarvis Landry and DeVante Parker. According to Walker, the Dolphins are expected to move on from TE Jordan Cameron due to his $7.5 million salary for 2016 while only bringing in 35 receptions...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Dolphins terminate contracts of Quinton Coples, Brice McCain

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- The contracts of defensive end Quinton Coples and cornerback Brice McCain have been terminated by the Miami Dolphins, saving the team about $10 million in salary cap space.Coples, a former first-round draft pick, was acquired off waivers from the New York Jets in November and played in six games as a reserve. McCain, a seven-year veteran, spent one season with...
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Contracts of Coples and McCain terminated by Miami Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) The contracts of defensive end Quinton Coples and cornerback Brice McCain have been terminated by the Miami Dolphins, saving the team about $10 million in salary cap space. Coples, a former first-round draft pick, was acquired off waivers from the New York Jets in November and played in six games as a reserve. McCain, a seven-year veteran, spent one season with...
Via AP on Fox
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Dolphins begin defensive purge by cutting loose veteran CB McCain

The Miami Dolphins are severing ties with veteran cornerback Brice McCain.McCain's agent, David Canter, posted on Twitter that his client was told he is being released, per Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports. Defensive end Quinton Coples also will be cut loose, the NFL Network reported. The 29-year-old McCain appeared in 14 games, starting 11, for the Dolphins this past season. He had...
Via Fox Sports
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NFL Transactions: Friday 2/12

Dolphins Dolphins released DE Quinton Coples. (NFLTR) Dolphins released CB Brice McCain. (NFLTR) Jaguars Jaguars signed CFL CB Josh Johnson. (NFLTR) Lions Lions signed OT Lamar Holmes. (NFLTR) Packers Packers re-signed DT Letroy Guion to three-year deal. (NFLTR) Panthers Panthers re-signed DE Wes Horton. (NFLTR) Steelers Steelers re-signed LS Greg Warren to a...
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Dolphins Release CB Brice McCain

The Miami Dolphins released CB Brice McCain on Friday, according to his agent David Canter. Dolphins have informed #TeamDEC client @McCain21 he is being released — DEC Management (@davidcanter) February 12, 2016 McCain, 29, was in the final year of his two-year, $5.5 million contract that included $3 million guaranteed. He was in line to make a base salary of $2.5 million...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Dolphins Releasing DE Quinton Coples

Rand Getlin of NFL Media reports that the Dolphins are waiving DE Quinton Coples on Friday. All indications have been that Coples was going to be cut at some point in the near future, given that he didn’t have an impact with the Dolphins and Miami could use some more cap space. Coples, 25, is a former first-round pick of the Jets back in 2012. However, he lasted just three years...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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NFL Notes: Bears, Cowboys, Dolphins, & Giants

Bears Thayer Evans reports that the Bears are adding former Rutgers offensive coordinator and QBs coach Ben McDaniels to their offensive staff. Cowboys Cowboys WR Terrance Williams and S J.J. Wilcox both earned proven performance escalators based on the percent of the offensive and defensive snaps they played in 2015. (Todd Archer) Dolphins Adam Beasley of the Miami...
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Top five returning players for the Miami Dolphins

Free agency is always a stressful time in the NFL because both teams and fans never know how many players they will lose or retain. Some players that are lost could be vital to a club and without them, those teams would crumble. What people may lose sight of, is the rest of the team that is staying and the caliber of the players they still have at their disposal. Despite a lot of...
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Miller Time

The Dolphins have a few key players headed to free agency. Lamar Miller is one that the Dolphins should offer a new contract to.The NFL is a pass-centric league and teams typically put most of their chips on the quarterback. A running back that can run, block and catch like Miller should not be taken lightly by the Dolphins.An excellent football site is Pro Football Focus. Players...
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Chris Harris: Von Miller should get paid more than JJ Watt

Chris Harris is sticking up for his teammate when it comes to Von Miller’s future pay. Harris and teammate Brandon Marshall were interviewed by NFL Network and asked whether Miller deserved to be the highest-paid defensive player in the game. Both agreed. Host Lindsay Rhodes then asked whether Miller deserved to be paid over JJ Watt. “J.J. Watt doesn’t have a ring. Von has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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TBT: Miami Destroys Houston

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Without a doubt, the best moment of the 2015 season for Miami Dolphins fans was...
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Miami Dolphins 2015 free agent signings full of questions

2015 was supposed to be the year. As long as we sign the coveted defensive tackle. 2014 was supposed to be the year. As long as we solidify the offensive line by signing the Pro Bowl left tackle. 2013 was supposed to be the year. As long as we sign the speedy star wide receiver. Notice the trend? In each of the past three seasons, the Miami Dolphins signed at least one big ticket...
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Which players should the Miami Dolphins should retain during free agency?

With Super Bowl 50 just played, the 2015 season is nearly concluded. Now the league begins its transition into free agency, a chance where teams both gain and lose players. Between now and mid-April teams will be able to sign and re-sign free agents to their squads. Of all the free agents, who are the key players for the Miami Dolphins? Lamar Miller- RB Miller played very well last...
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Von vs. Dion

Super Bowl MVP Von Miller is a free agent, but there's no way he becomes a Dolphin. Denver will probably give him the franchise tag. However, the Dolphins may have their own version of a Von Miller-type player under contract. That player is Dion Jordan, the top outside linebacker prospect in the 2013 draft. Naturally, Miami  him at defensive end!Before you lose your cool about...
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PhinManiacs Live, Feb. 9 - Tonight at 8:00 PM: Super Bowl reactions, roster discussion, and #FreeTannehill

​On this week's episode of PhinManiacs Live, the crew reacts to the outcome of the Super Bowl and everything that followed afterwards.Also on the block this week is some more Dolphins roster discussion. Cuts are beginning around the league and there's no doubt that there will be some interesting names available soon.Then we'll get in our quarterback talk for the week, as Greg Jennings...
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Wisconsin DBs Coach Daronte Jones Leaving Badgers For Miami Dolphins

Wisconsin defensive backs coach Daronte Jones is leaving the Badgers for a position with the Miami Dolphins, according to multiple reports.  Jones will help coach the Dolphins’ defensive backs.  The move was first reported by ESPN’s Adam Caplan.  #Dolphins are adding Wisconsin DBs coach Daronte Jones as asst DBs coach, source said. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) February 9...
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Dolphins Release OT Jason Fox

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Miami Dolphins released OT Jason Fox on Monday. The Dolphins will need to make a number of roster moves in order for them to address roster needs and some notable free agents like Olivier Vernon and Lamar Miller, so you can expect to see even more moves from them in the coming days. Fox, 27, was entering the final year of his two-year, $2.5...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Ex-NFL WR Jabar Gaffney had ‘weed all over him’ at latest arrest

Former NFL wide receiver Jabar Gaffney has been arrested again, this time in Florida for apparently having weed “all over him,” according to the officer who initially pulled him over for having illegally tinted windows and driving erratically. Video of Gaffney’s arrest may be seen here. Thus continues a turbulent off-field life for the 35-year-old Gaffney, who played for the...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins Will “Definitely” Waive DE Quinton Coples Before New League Year

Armando Salguero reports that the Dolphins will “definitely” waive DE Quinton Coples before the start of the 2016 league year in March. Coples, 25, is a former first-round pick of the Jets back in 2012. However, he lasted just three years in New York before he was waived and later claimed by the Dolphins back in November. The Jets elected to pick up Coples’ fifth-year option...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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What Miami can learn from the Super Bowl champion Broncos

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Defense Wins Championships… This is all the Miami Dolphins need to remember over...
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Dolphins WR Greg Jennings believes that Ryan Tannehill has been 'babied' by his coaches

As the months have gone by in the aftermath of the Miami Dolphins disappointing 2015 season, more and more information has begun spilling out of the locker room regarding all that was wrong with the methods used by the coaching staff and players alike.Now a player has come out publicly and suggested that the way the Dolphins coaching staff did things wasn't necessarily the correct...
Via PhinManiacs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins' Greg Jennings: Ryan Tannehill has been 'babied' by coaches

When the Miami Dolphins took Ryan Tannehill with the eighth overall pick in 2012, the front office and the entire organization believed they had found their next franchise quarterback. The Dolphins are now four years removed from the 2012 draft, and it's still somewhat unclear what Tannehill is.Though it's not entirely his fault, he has yet to lead the team to a winning season in...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Miami Dolphins make the playoffs in 2016

The free agency list during this time of the year is always full of high hopes and expectations for teams to snag a player off the market. Between now and March teams will re-sign most of the players on the list however, for the purposes of this article, I will act as if everyone is on the market and available for all 32 teams. All teams have good and bad seasons, some make the playoffs...
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