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By on March 22, 2015 at 11:23 am

111614-reviewThis week with the Dolphins, changes once again permeated the roster, as tight end Charles Clay‘s option was declined, and Miami added depth to the offensive line with the addition of J.D. Walton. The team was also able to bring back several key fixtures from the roster last season as players such as Matt Moore and Louis Delmas re-signed with the club.

Check out the week that was with the Dolphins from March 16th through March 21st:

Monday, 3/16

A Wild First Week

  • From Suh to Stills, from trades to signings, from the largest contract ever given a defensive player to prudent salary cap decisions. The first week of free agency had a little bit of everything. (More…)
  • Andy Cohen, columnist for Dolphins.com, joins The Finsiders to review the huge signing of Ndamukong Suh and the many other moves that the Dolphins made in the first week of free agency. Hear Cohen discuss the plan that he’s seeing unfold from the Dolphins front office and listen as he gives his opinion on what might come next. (More…)

Perspective on Stills

  • Jeff Duncan, a columnist for the New Orleans Times-Picayune, speaks with The Finsiders to share an inside perspective on new Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills. (More…)

Looking Back

  • Dennis Wagner, the current assistant head coach at Liberty and former assistant at Nebraska, joins The Finsiders to look back on his time getting to Ndamukong Suh while recruiting him to the University of Nebraska. (More…)
  • Back in 1992, Miami’s signing of Pro Bowl tight end Keith Jackson helped open the floodgates for the unrestricted free agency that we know today. (More…)

Tuesday, 3/17

Suh’s Impact

  • The NFL Network “NFL Total Access” crew discusses the Dolphins defense after their addition of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. (More…)

Inside The Numbers

  • Go inside the numbers with new tight end Jordan Cameron with this interactive infographic. (More…)

Around The League

  • Solomon Wilcots, an analyst for NFL Network, joins The Finsiders to give his thoughts on the recent moves made by the Dolphins and discusses the state of the AFC East heading into 2015. (More…)

Wednesday, 3/18

Off-Season Tracker

  • Take a look at all of the roster moves that the Dolphins have made this off-season. (More…)

Predicting the Pick

  • Check out the latest mocks to see who the experts believe Miami will select with their 1st round pick. (More…)

Finsiders’ Focus

  • Former Dolphins WR O.J. McDuffie joined Greg Likens and John Congemi as The Finsiders give their comments on the report on Wednesday that former San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree will be visiting the Dolphins. (More…)
  • Greg Likens, John Congemi and O.J. McDuffie give their analysis on tight end Charles Clay, who the Bills signed to an offer sheet on Tuesday after the Dolphins had placed the transition tag on Clay earlier this month. (More…)

Thursday, 3/19

Suh Successful On And Off The Field

  • For all the attention that new Dolphins All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh Suh garners for his on-field play, just as much attention, if not more, should be paid to the man off the field as well. (More…)

Dolphins Make Roster Moves

  • J.D. Walton joins Miami after spending the previous season with the New York Giants. (More…)
  • Per Alain Poupart of Dolphins.com, the Miami Dolphins have declined to match tight end Charles Clay’s offer sheet. (More…)

Friday, 3/20

Numbers Game

  • Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh decides to go full circle back to the number 93, the number he wore during his time as a University of Nebraska All-American. (More…)
  • Check out the updated jersey numbers of the newest Dolphins as well as some returning veterans. (More…)

Re-Signed, Sealed, Delivered

  • Starting safety Louis Delmas is re-signing with the Dolphins, and couldn’t be happier to be back with his hometown team. (More…)
  • Watch Louis Delmas’ first comments after re-signing with the Dolphins on Friday afternoon. (More…)
  • The team re-signed running back LaMichael James on Friday. (More…)
  • Backup quarterback Matt Moore will be making it five seasons with the team after re-signing on Friday. (More…)

Inside Walton’s World

  • Offensive lineman signed a one-year contract after spending one season with the New York Giants. (More…)

Saturday, 3/21

Saturday’s A Good Day To Catch Up With The Finsiders

  • This past week’s shows featured guests such as NFL Network analyst Solomon Wilcots and Dolphins.com columnist Andy Cohen, along with new Dolphins offensive lineman J.D. Walton. (More…)

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The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed by The Finsiders Blog represent those of individual writers, and unless quoted or clearly labeled as such, do not represent the opinions, policies or desires of the Miami Dolphins organization, front office, coaches and executives. Writers' views are formulated independently from any inside information and/or conversation with Dolphins officials, including the coaches and scouts, unless otherwise noted.
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By on March 21, 2015 at 11:50 am

032015-FinsidersMonday through Friday, The Finsiders show delivers three hours of the latest Dolphins and NFL news live on Dolphins.com and 940 WINZ from 4-7pm, and during the 5:00 hour on television on FOX Sports Florida. If you missed any of our shows this past week, here’s a way for you to catch up during weekends, or whenver you have the time.

Head on over to Dolphins.com, and click here to get full podcasts of The Finsiders and specific show segments, or here to check out the latest videos from the show.

This past week’s shows featured guests such as NFL Network analyst Solomon Wilcots and Dolphins.com columnist Andy Cohen, along with new Dolphins offensive lineman J.D. Walton. The Finsiders were also able to get an inside look at Ndamukong Suh from the man who recruited him in current Liberty assistant coach Dennis Wagner.

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By on March 15, 2015 at 2:24 pm

031515-SuhWeekInReviewThe begininning of the free agency period brought a lot of change around the NFL, and the Miami Dolphins were certainly no exception to that trend.  Signing the week’s biggest prize in All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, adding Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Cameron, and making several trades had Miami grabbing headlines this week. This is only the start of a build towards the eventual 90-man roster the Dolphins will bring into training camp, as the team looks to fill needs over the next couple months through both free agency and the draft.

Check out the week that was with the Miami Dolphins from March 9-14:

Monday, 3/9

Finsiders Discuss Free Agency

  • Former Dolphins WR O.J. McDuffie joined Greg Likens and John Congemi as The Finsiders gave their thoughts on the  busy weekend of reports regarding the NFL free agency period before it opened Tuesday. (More…)
  • Legendary broadcaster Dick Stockton spoke with The Finsiders to share his thoughts on the reported potential free agent moves for the Dolphins. (More…)

Free Agency Preview: Offensive Line

  • Before Free Agency began on Tuesday, Dolphins.com’s Alain Poupart broke down the available free agents at several offensive line positions.. (More…)

Tuesday, 3/10

Dolphins Re-Sign Sheppard

  • On Tuesday, the Dolphins re-signed linebacker Kelvin Sheppard and safety Michael Thomas, while placing a second-round RFA tender on Derrick Shelby. (More…)
  • The veteran linebacker re-signed with the Dolphins on Tuesday afternoon, shortly before he was set to become an unrestricted free agent. (More…)

Miami Makes Roster Moves

  • The team released guard Shelley Smith and linebacker Philip Wheeler on first day of new league year. (More…)

Free Agency Preview: Tight Ends

  • Dolphins.com’s series of free agency previews concluded Tuesday with the tight end position. (More…)

Research Report: Ndamukong Suh

  • Former Dolphins Kim Bokamper and Troy Stradford joined Greg Likens as The Finsiders give their thoughts on the latest news and reports with regards to free agency and the Dolphins. (More…)
  • Justin Rogers, a Detroit Lions reporter for MLive.com, joined The Finsiders to provide insight on All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh.

Wednesday, 3/11

Dolphins Sign Suh

  • In five seasons in Detroit, Ndamukong Suh earned four Pro Bowl invitations and was named first-team All-Pro three times. (More…)
  • Dolphins owner Stephen Ross spoke with the media following the introduction of All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to South Florida on Wednesday in Davie. (More…)
  • In his latest column, Dolphins.com’s Andy Cohen covered the signing of Suh. (More…)
  • Watch Ndamukong Suh speak with Greg Likens of The Finsiders minutes after signing his contract to become the newest member of the Dolphins. (More…)
  • Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin gave his thoughts on the addition of All-Pro Ndamukong Suh to the Dolphins. (More…)

Suh on The Finsiders

  • New Dolphins DT Ndamukong Suh sat down with The Finsiders to discuss his mindset during his first day as a member of the Dolphins organization. (More…)
  • Mike Tannenbaum, the Dolphins Executive Vice President of Football Operations, spoke with The Finsiders following Wednesday’s big announcement of the Dolphins signing All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. (More…)
  • Dolphins GM Dennis Hickey joined The Finsiders to break down the many impressive qualities and talents that Ndamukong Suh will bring to the Dolphins. (More…)

Dolphins Make Roster Moves

  • Miami also signed free agent cornerback Brice McCain on Wednesday. (More…)
  • The Dolphins released Randy Starks on Wednesday. (More…)

Thursday, 3/12

Suh’s First Day With The Dolphins

  • Get a behind-the-scenes look as All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh spends his first day as a member of the Miami Dolphins. (More…)
  • Watch as All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is officially introduced to reporters in Davie. (More…)
  • Check out highlights of the newest member of the Miami Dolphins, Ndamukong Suh. (More…)
  • Suh’s signing automatically makes the Dolphins defense better in several ways. (More…)

Brice McCain Anxious To Join Dolphins Defense

  • New Dolphins CB Brice McCain spoke with Greg Likens of The Finsiders to discuss his thoughts after signing with the team on Wednesday. (More…)
  • The cornerback played at the University of Utah on a defense that featured current Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi and defensive end Derrick Shelby. (More…)

Friday, 3/13

Dolphins Sign Jordan Cameron

  • Watch as Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Cameron is introduced to the South Florida media during a press conference at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility in Davie on Friday. (More…)
  • See exclusive behind-the-scenes images as Jordan Cameron spends his first day with the Dolphins as well as action photos from his days with the Browns. (More…)
  • Jordan Cameron creates mismatches for defenses, and provides another red zone target for Ryan Tannehill. (More…)
  • Two years ago, the tight end caught 80 passes for 917 yards and seven touchdowns, earning a Pro Bowl invitation for his efforts. (More…)

Two Trades

  • On Friday, the Dolphins made a trade to acquire New Orleans Saints receiver Kenny Stills in exchange for linebacker Dannell Ellerbe and the team’s 3rd round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft. (More…)
  • Miami also dealt wide receiver Mike Wallace to the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for draft pick compensation. (More…)

Saturday, 3/14

Stills Introduced In Davie

  • The wide receiver joins the Dolphins after quickly establishing himself as a deep threat in his first two seasons in the NFL. (More…)
  • New Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills joined Greg Likens of The Finsiders to discuss his trade from New Orleans to Miami. (More…) 
  • Watch as new Dolphins WR Kenny Stills is introduced to the media during a press conference on Saturday at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility. (More…)
  • Speaking with Sean Kelley, broadcaster for the New Orleans Saints, The Finsiders learned more about new Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills. (More…)
  • Get to know new Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills through this interactive infographic. (More…)
  • See action images of wide receiver Kenny Stills, the newest member of the Miami Dolphins. (More…)

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The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed by The Finsiders Blog represent those of individual writers, and unless quoted or clearly labeled as such, do not represent the opinions, policies or desires of the Miami Dolphins organization, front office, coaches and executives. Writers' views are formulated independently from any inside information and/or conversation with Dolphins officials, including the coaches and scouts, unless otherwise noted.
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By on February 28, 2015 at 1:24 pm

022715-WakeThis week with the Miami Dolphins was one of the new beginnings, as the team unvelied the future of Sun Life Stadium through the Samsung Business Preview Center and a video showcasing what the home of the Dolphins will look like in 2015 and 2016. Also, the team made several rosters moves, making changes at that wide receiver position, and we learned more about potential targets for Miami at the #14th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

Check out the week that was with the Dolphins from February 23rd through February 27th:

Monday, 2/23

Marino And His Legendary Friends Hit The Bahamas

  • The second annual event included a welcome party, golf tournament with football legends, a sunset cruise, Dolphins Academy Youth Football and Cheerleader Clinic, and an inaugural flag football matchup between the Miami Dolphins alumni and the Bahamian all star team. (More…) 
  • Dan Marino and 14 Dolphins alumni members teamed to defeat a Bahamian all star team in a flag football game. (More…)

Samsung Business Preview Center

  • Featuring state-of-the-art technology, the Samsung Business Preview Center in Sun Life Stadium offers current and prospective Season Ticket Members the perfect opportunity to not only check out what the final product will look like in 2016 but also select their seat locations. (More…)

Inside The Combine: Day 6

  • NFL Media’s Bucky Brooks and Lance Zierlein gave their take on which players had the best day and who improved their draft stock on Monday in Indianapolis as defensive back prospects took the field. (More…)
  • Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes went through workouts at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine. (More…)
  • Florida State defensive back Ronald Darby ran the 40-yard dash at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine. (More…)
  • Norfolk State defensive end Lynden Trail has been preparing for the draft by working with Hall of Fame defensive tackle Randy White, the longtime Dallas Cowboys great. (More…)

Tuesday, 2/24

An Update On The Modernization Of Sun Life Stadium

  • Want a preview of what Sun Life Stadium will look like in 2015? Check out this video of the modernized home of the Miami Dolphins. (More…)
  • Step inside the brand new Dolphins Samsung Business Preview Center for an inside look. (More…)
  • In a tour led by Dolphins CEO Tom Garfinkel and attended by Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino, the South Florida media received its first view of the Samsung Business Preview Center and the new Sun Life Stadium. (More…)

Dolphins Poised For Aggressive Offseason

  • ESPN’s John Clayton is expecting the Dolphins to be very active this offseason. (More…)

Combine Wrap-Up

  • NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah and Charles Davis discussed what prospects rose up the draft board after the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine. (More…)

Wednesday, 2/25

State Of The Roster

  • Jimmy Cefalo, the radio voice of the Dolphins, spoke with The Finsiders to share his views on various aspects of the Dolphins roster as the team gets set for the free agency period. (More…)
  • The Finsiders crew of Greg Likens, John Congemi and O.J. McDuffie gave their thoughts on the latest reports regarding Charles Clay and Jared Odrick, a pair of talented players that are scheduled to become free agents on March 10th. (More…)

Thursday, 2/26

Predicting The Pick

  • Take a look at the latest collection of mock drafts to see who the experts think Miami will take with the #14 overall pick. (More…)
  • Check out which player NFL Media’s Daniel Jeremiah thinks the Dolphins will select with the 14th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. (More…)

Previewing Free Agency

  • Andy Cohen, columnist for Dolphins.com, joined The Finsiders to preview the upcoming free agent period for the Dolphins.  (More…)

Friday, 2/27

Dolphins Make Roster Moves

  • On Friday, the Miami Dolphins released wide receivers Brandon Gibson and Brian Hartline. (More…)

Free Agency Preview: Quarterbacks

  • Dolphins.com’s series of free agency previews starts with the quarterback position. (More…)

Sun Life Stadium Update

  • See the latest images of the renovation of Sun Life Stadium including the removal of the final seat from the bowl. (More…)

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The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed by The Finsiders Blog represent those of individual writers, and unless quoted or clearly labeled as such, do not represent the opinions, policies or desires of the Miami Dolphins organization, front office, coaches and executives. Writers' views are formulated independently from any inside information and/or conversation with Dolphins officials, including the coaches and scouts, unless otherwise noted.
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By on January 3, 2015 at 2:47 pm

10315-WakeThis week with the Dolphins was a quick look back at the 2014 season, starting with “Exit Monday” at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility in Davie. Players and coaches took a look back at this past year, and talked about what they would like to improve on 2015. The team made a few roster moves on Tuesday, including signing six players to futures contracts, and a couple current Dolphins received NFL honors, as two defensive players were named second team All-Pros.

Check out the week that was with the Dolphins from December 29th to January 2nd:

Monday, 12/29

Saying Goodbye

  • Dolphins players faced stark reality of locker cleanout day when they met with their coaches and said goodbye to their teammates for the final time in 2014. (More…)
  • As part of his weekly show with The Finsiders, Coach Joe Philbin spoke with Greg Likens about the state of the defense and his mindset entering the 2015 offseason. (More…)
  • Quarterback Ryan Tannehill talked to the media for the final time this season as players will head into the offseason. (More…)
  • Wide receiver Mike Wallace gave outlook to his offseason plans and responded to questions about his future with the Dolphins. (More…)
  • Left tackle Branden Albert talked about his road to recovery following his season ending injury in week 10 against the Detroit Lions. (More…)
  • Defensive end Dion Jordan talked with reporters about his second season in the NFL with the Dolphins. (More…)

Tuesday, 12/30

Inside The Offense

  • The Dolphins did something they had never done before on offense, which is have a 4,000-yard passer and a 1,000-yard rusher in the same season. (More…)

Looking Towards The Future

  • On Tuesday, the team signed six players for 2015. (More…)
  • The Dolphins and 49ers will rotate the 14th and 15th picks every round in the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft. (More…)
  • Andy Cohen, columnist for Dolphins.com, joined Greg Likens to evaluate the state of the Dolphins roster following the 2014 season, in which the team ended the season with an 8-8 record. (More…)
  • Dolphins linebacker and co-captain Jason Trusnik spoke with Greg Likens to look back on 2014 season for himself and the team as a whole. (More…)

Wednesday, 12/31

Inside The Defense

  • The pass defense ranking in 2014 was the Dolphins’ best since 2007 when they were fourth and marked the 10th time in the past 17 seasons they finished in the top 10 in that category. (More…)
  • LB Jelani Jenkins sat down with Greg Likens to look back on his 2014 season which saw him vault from being a reserve linebacker entering the season to becoming the team’s leading tackler by the end of the year. (More…)

Evaluating Tannehill’s 2014

  • The young signal caller posted career highs in almost every relevant statistical category. (More…)

Miller’s Magic Run

  • Running back Lamar Miller won a weekly NFL honor after rushing for 178 yards, including a 97-yard touchdown, against the New York Jets. (More…)
  • Watch as NFL Network selects Miller’s 97-yard touchdown against the Jets as the NFL’s best run from Week 17 action. (More…)

Thursday, 1/1

History Lesson

  • Our “Rummaging Through the Attic” features artifacts from the Dolphins archives that illustrate the history of the team. This week we looked at a locker room chair signed by the 1972 team. (More…)
  • View the first part of the recent TV special, “Passing into History: The 1984 Miami Dolphins.” (More…)
  • Check out part 2 of the recent TV special, “Passing into History: The 1984 Miami Dolphins.” (More…)
  • Watch part 3 of the recent TV special, “Passing into History: The 1984 Miami Dolphins.” (More…)
  • Here’s a look at part 4 of the recent TV special- “Passing Into History: The 1984 Miami Dolphins.” (More…)

Friday, 1/2

All-Pro Honors

  • Miami’s two Pro Bowl selections were also named to second-team All-Pro team by the Associated Press. (More…)

Defensive Flexibilty 

  • The skill set of former first round pick Dion Jordan could allow the Dolphins to feature him at multiple positions next season according to former Dolphins defensive great Kim Bokamper(More…)

Inside Special Teams

  • Miami ended up with five blocked kicks this season — three punts and two field goals — the second-highest total in the NFL behind the six blocks by the Philadelphia Eagles. (More…)

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The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed by The Finsiders Blog represent those of individual writers, and unless quoted or clearly labeled as such, do not represent the opinions, policies or desires of the Miami Dolphins organization, front office, coaches and executives. Writers' views are formulated independently from any inside information and/or conversation with Dolphins officials, including the coaches and scouts, unless otherwise noted.
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By on December 20, 2014 at 2:25 pm

121814-weekThis week with the Dolphins was a very special one for alumni, as this week revolved around Dolphins from the past. It featured the Alumni Week Golf Classic, and will culiminate with a special moment this weekend, where former defensive tackle Manny Fernandez will be inducted into the Dolphins’ prestigious Honor Roll. Miami will look to cap off the week on a positive note and get back to their winning ways, taking on the (6-8) Minnesota Vikings at home at Sun Life Stadium.

Check out the week that was with the Dolphins from December 15th through December 19th:

Monday, 12/15

Moving Towards Minnesota

  • As part of his weekly show with The Finsiders, Coach Joe Philbin discussed the progress of rookies Jarvis Landry and Ja’Wuan James while also looking ahead to Sunday’s game against the Vikings. (More…)

Reviewing The Pats Game

  • Dolphins.com’s Andy Cohen expounded on Miami’s 7-7 record entering Week 16. (More…)
  • Miami can still make the postseason, but they’ll need a lot of help to get there. (More…)
  • During his weekly show with The Finsiders, Coach Philbin spoke with Greg Likens and John Congemi to review Sunday’s Dolphins-Patriots game. (More…)

Miami Makes Roster Moves

  • The Dolphins announced a pair of roster moves on Monday afternoon. (More…)

Tuesday, 12/16

Going Deep

  • Miami attempted six passes of 30 yards or more against the Patriots, and four others between 20 and 30 yards. (More…)
  • Dolphins great Nat Moore spoke with The Finsiders to analyze the play of rookie wide receiver Jarvis Landry and discuss the state of the team following 14 games. (More…)

Playoff Potential

  • While Sunday’s loss damaged Miami’s chances at making the postseason, there is a way the Dolphins can still make the postseason. Former Dolphins Sam Madison and Kim Bokamper joined Greg Likens as The Finsiders analyzed the multiple results that the Dolphins need to have inside of the AFC over the next two weeks to qualify for the 2014 playoffs. (More…)

Wednesday, 12/17

Highlight Reel

  • NFL Network revealed their top 5 catches of Week 15; a list that concludes with Mike Wallace‘s one-hand touchdown catch against the Patriots. (More…)

Award Winners

  • Wide receiver Brandon Gibson was voted as the Dolphins’ 2014 winner of the Ed Block Courage Award, which is voted on solely by players. (More…)
  • Defensive end Olivier Vernon has been nominated for the 2014 Walter Payton Man Of The Year Award, which is given annually to the player who best exemplifies a commitment to philanthropy and community involvement. (More…)

Battling Through Injuries

  • Charles Clay has faced a rash of injuries, but it hasn’t stopped him from getting back on the field to make an impact. (More…)

All About “Juice”

  • Rookie receiver Jarvis Landry has now put together seven straight games with at least five receptions, the first Dolphins receiver to do that since O.J. McDuffie 16 years ago. (More…)
  • Landry spoke with reporters about the impressive production that he’s been able to post during his rookie season with the team. (More…)

Thursday, 12/18

Around The Locker Room

  • Defensive end Cameron Wake answered questions from reporters about the mentality of the team heading into the final two games of the regular season with a 7-7 record. (More…)
  • Offensive lineman Mike Pouncey discussed his attitude for Sunday’s game against the Vikings at Sun Life Stadium. (More…)
  • Cornerback Brent Grimes spoke with the media about this week’s matchup against Vikings rookie QB Teddy Bridgewater, a native of Miami. (More…)
  • Running back Lamar Miller spoke about his mindset for the last two regular season games of 2014. (More…)

Behind Enemy Lines

  • Paul Allen, the radio voice of the Minnesota Vikings, joined The Finsiders to provide an inside perspective on Sunday’s opponent for the Dolphins, the 6-8 Vikings. (More…)
  • There’s plenty of connections between this Dolphins team and the Vikings, especially on the defensive side of the ball. (More…)

Friday, 12/19

Previewing Dolphins-Vikings

  • Get hyped up for Sunday by watching footage of the Dolphins as the team prepares to battle the Vikings in a Week 16 contest at Sun Life Stadium. (More…)
  • Greg Likens and John Congemi preview all the angles of Sunday’s matchup with the Minnesota Vikings. (More…)
  • The final injury update of the week was issued for the Dolphins and Vikings in advance of Sunday’s game at Sun Life Stadium. (More…)
  • Dolphins.com’s Alain Poupart examined the Vikings’ strengths and weaknesses. (More…)
  • Check out what’s being said around Miami’s locker room in anticipation of Sunday’s game against the Vikings. (More…)
  • Head coach Joe Philbin answered questions from the South Florida media for the final time before Sunday’s Dolphins-Vikings game at Sun Life Stadium. (More…)

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The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed by The Finsiders Blog represent those of individual writers, and unless quoted or clearly labeled as such, do not represent the opinions, policies or desires of the Miami Dolphins organization, front office, coaches and executives. Writers' views are formulated independently from any inside information and/or conversation with Dolphins officials, including the coaches and scouts, unless otherwise noted.
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By on November 15, 2014 at 1:13 pm

111514-JarvisIt was quite a week for the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins took down an AFC East rival in the Buffalo Bills, 22-9, on Thursday Night Football thanks to a complete team effort from a clutch offense and a stout defense.  In addition to the Dolphins win on Thursday night thrusting them into second place in the division, this week we also learned how the team has gotten involved with veterans overseas as part of the NFL’s Salute to Service.

Take a look at the week that was with the Dolphins from November 10th through the 14th:

Monday, 11/10

Coaches’ Corner

  • In the second part of his weekly show with The Finsiders, Coach Joe Philbin looked ahead to Thursday night’s huge AFC East showdown with the Bills. (More…)
  • Defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle met with the media to discuss Dion Jordan, Jamar Taylor and other members of the defense following Sunday’s game against the Lions. (More…)
  • Offensive coordinator Bill Lazor held his weekly press conference to answer questions about the state of the offensive line after the season-ending injury to Pro Bowl LT Branden Albert. (More…)
  • Philbin met with reporters to comment on Branden Albert’s unfortunate season-ending injury and the potential move of Ja’Wuan James to left tackle, a position he filled in at in Sunday’s game following Albert’s injury. (More…)

Traveling Abroad

  • The Miami Dolphins cheerleaders traveled to various military bases in Kuwait, Afghanistan, and Africa to visit with our troops. (More….)

Tuesday, 11/11

Veterans Day

  • Former Dolphins Director of Player Personnel Charley Winner was member of this country’s “Greatest Generation,” Winner was a decorated airman in World War II, playing a dangerous role in a conflict that saved the world from the tyranny of Nazi Germany. (More…)
  • Winner also appeared on The Finsiders to talk about his experiences in the league, and outside of it. (More…)
  • As part of a Veterans Day tribute, Dolphins.com’s Andy Cohen wrote a story about a Dolphins fan currently stationed across the world. (More…)

All Access: London

  • Check out Part 1 of Dolphins Productions’ behind the scenes look at Miami’s trip to London. (More…)
  • Here’s Part 2 of Dolphins Productions’ behind the scenes look at the Dolphins’ trip to England. (More…)
  • Take a look at Part 3 of Dolphins Productions’ look at Miami’s trip across the pond. (More…)
  • And here’s the conclusion to the four part series covering the Dolphins’ trip to London as part of the NFL’s International Series. (More…)

Wednesday, 11/12

Talking Dolphins-Bills

  • Before Thursday’s game, Dolphins.com took a look at what was being said around Miami’s locker room ahead of Thursday night’s AFC East showdown with the Buffalo Bills. (More…)
  • On Wednesday, The Finsiders went “Behind Enemy Lines” and talked to Tim Graham, writer for the Buffalo News, for his insight on the state of the 5-5 Bills as before they played Miami. (More…)

Mic’d Up

  • Dolphins safety Louis Delmas was mic’d up against his former team the Detroit Lions. (More…)

In The Community

  • As part of Miami’s Salute to Service initiative, Dolphins players gathered to play troops over seas in Call of Duty. (More…)
  • The Dolphins were able to train nearly 100 middle school Physical Education teachers from Miami-Dade County to teach flag football. (More…)

Thursday, 11/13

Previewing Primetime

  • Broadcaster Phil Simms sat down in studio with Greg Likens and John Congemi to share his opinions on Ryan Tannehill, the changes on the Dolphins offensive line and other key aspects of tomorrow night’s Dolphins-Bills showdown, which Simms called on NFL Network alongside Jim Nantz. (More…)
  • The excitement surrounding Thursday’s Dolphins-Bills contest at Sun Life Stadium led to the game being officially sold out Thursday afternoon. (More…)
  • Before Thursday’s game, The Finsiders went Inside The Matchup, and broke down Miami’s position units against the Bills. (More…)
  • The Miami Dolphins Women’s Organization hosted local female Veterans for a NFL Style Lounge experience before the game at Sun Life Stadium on November 2, 2014. (More…)

Friday, 11/14

Recapping Miami’s Big Win Over Buffalo

  • Check out highlights from Miami’s all-important 22-9 win over AFC East rivals Buffalo. (More…)
  • Step into the Miami Dolphins locker room after a big Thursday night win as Head Coach Joe Philbin addressed the team. (More…)
  • Get all the notes and statistical milestones from Miami’s 22-9 win over Buffalo. (More…)
  • Dolphins.com’s Andy Cohen broke down Miami’s big win over the Bills. (More…)
  • Take a look at Dolphins.com’s images of the Dolphins’ win over the Bills on Thursday night. (More…)
  • Here are a few observations from Thursday night’s win against the Bills. (More…)

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By on October 25, 2014 at 4:43 pm

102414-reviewThrough six games and a bye week, the Miami Dolphins sit at 3-3 on the season, two games back of the division leading Patriots in the win column. Reaching Week 8, we’ve essentially hit the midpoint of the season, and Miami has a prime opportunity this week to start a winning streak, facing off against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Everbank Field this Sunday at 1 p.m. This week with the Dolphins, another player returned from suspension, the team is likely the healthiest it has been this season, and we received an exclusive look inside the team’s locker room.

Check out the week that was with the Miami Dolphins from October 20th to October 24th:

Monday, 10/20

Coaches Corner

  • Head coach Joe Philbin joined Greg Likens and John Congemi for his weekly show to look back on several of the key elements in the Dolphins 27-14 victory over the Bears at Soldier Field on Sunday. (More…)
  • Philbin met with reporters to answer questions about Ryan Tannehill, Reshad Jones and others following his film review of Sunday’s big road win in Chicago. (More…)
  • Offensive coordinator Bill Lazor discussed the play of Ryan Tannehill, Mike Wallace and others in Sunday’s 27-14 victory in Chicago. (More…)
  • Defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle held his weekly Q & A session with reporters to talk about the impressive performance of his defense in Sunday’s win over the Bears. (More…)

Highlight Reel

  • Quarterback Ryan Tannehill completed his first 14 passes and finished the game with a 123.6 rating, leading his team to a 27-14 win against the Chicago Bears. (More…)
  • Tannehill is making a dent in the Dolphins records books with his rushing ability this season. (More…)

Tuesday, 10/21

Dion Jordan Returns

  • Defensive end Dion Jordan says he’s ready to help and finding a role on a thriving defense is not a concern. (More…)
  • Jordan met with reporters in Davie on his first day back with the Dolphins after serving a six game suspension. (More…)
  • Defensive lineman Jared Odrick responded to questions from reporters about the return of Dion Jordan to the defensive line and the team on Tuesday as the team begins preparations for Sunday’s game in Jacksonville. (More…)
  • Pro Bowl defensive end Cam Wake answered questions from reporters about the return of Dion Jordan to the team on Tuesday following suspensions that have kept him away from the team since late August. (More…)
  • Reshad Jones talked about the state of the Dolphins defense as the unit continues to get many key contributors back from injury or suspension. (More…)

Wednesday, 10/22

Wallace In The Groove

  • Wide receiver Mike Wallace spoke with reporters about his improved chemistry with Ryan Tannehill and the strong production of the Dolphins offense in recent weeks. (More…)
  • The former Pro Bowl wideout sure has been getting touchdowns in different ways so far this season, and he’s been getting them on a consistent basis. (More…)

Pouncey On Guard

  • In an interview with The Finsiders, Pro Bowl offensive lineman Mike Pouncey talked about his transition to a new position this season. (More…)

Connecting With The Fans

  • Rookie Chris McCain has made it a pregame habit of bringing a kid onto the field for a quick chat, a quick walk and a memory that will last a lifetime. (More…)
  • The Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Financial visited locations in South Florida to award scholarships and grants to the community. (More…)

Thursday, 10/23

Cam Mic’d Up

  • Defensive end Cameron Wake was mic’d up during the Chicago Bears game. (More…)

Don’t Sleep On ‘Em

  • According to cornerback Brent Grimes, the Jaguars are an opponent that cannot and should not be underestimated this week. (More…)
  • Offensive lineman Mike Pouncey discussed Jacksonville’s ability to get after opposing quarterbacks and what the offensive line must do to contain it. (More…)
  • Head coach Joe Philbin met with reporters for the final time before Sunday’s game in Jacksonville. (More…)

Friday, 10/24

Previewing Dolphins vs. Jaguars

  • Watch footage of the Dolphins and Jaguars as the teams get set for a Sunshine State showdown on Sunday in Jacksonville. (More…)
  • Dolphins.com’s Alain Poupart examined the Dolphins opponent’s strengths and weaknesses. (More…)
  • If the Dolphins are going to truly challenge in December, they not only must win against the teams they could beat, they need to win against the teams they should beat. (More…)
  • Dolphins.com columnist Andy Cohen joined Greg Likens of The Finsiders to analyze the recent play of Ryan Tannehill and the Dolphins heading into Sunday’s game in Jacksonville. (More…)
  • The Dolphins and Jaguars each issued their final injury reports of the week in advance of Sunday’s battle in Jacksonville. (More…)

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The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed by The Finsiders Blog represent those of individual writers, and unless quoted or clearly labeled as such, do not represent the opinions, policies or desires of the Miami Dolphins organization, front office, coaches and executives. Writers' views are formulated independently from any inside information and/or conversation with Dolphins officials, including the coaches and scouts, unless otherwise noted.
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By on September 20, 2014 at 1:39 pm

091714-FieldComing off of the loss in Buffalo, the Miami Dolphins (1-1) look to rebound at home this Sunday  against the Kansas City Chiefs. There will be a sea of aqua this weekend at Sun Life Stadium, as the team plans to give out aqua T-shirts to the first 65,000 fans in attendance for the game.

This week for the Dolphins, a Pro Bowler started practicing for the first time this season and we learned a little bit about the amount of success Miami has had against AFC West opponents at home.

Take a look at the week that was with the Dolphins as team prepares for this Sunday’s contest against Kansas City:

Monday, 9/15

The Coach Philbin Show

  • Dolphins Head Coach Joe Philbin sat down with The Finsiders for his weekly show to give his final analysis on Sunday’s defeat in Buffalo. (More…)
  • In the second part of his weekly show with The Finsiders, Coach Philbin provided insight on his message to the Dolphins players as the team looks to move on from Sunday’s loss and prepare for an important home game this week against the Chiefs. (More…)

Inside The Numbers

  • Since they moved to their stadium in Miami Gardens in 1987, the Dolphins have a remarkable 24-5 record at home against the four teams from the AFC West. (More…)

Coming Back

  • On Monday, the Dolphins re-signed a player they are very familiar with. (More…)

Tuesday, 9/16

Pouncey’s Return

  • Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey practiced for the first time since undergoing hip surgery in June. (More…)
  • Pouncey spoke with reporters about his return to practice on Tuesday at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility. (More…)

Defense Eyes Kansas City

  • Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes sat down in studio with The Finsiders to review the tough game in Buffalo and to discuss his excitement to be back at Sun Life Stadium for Sunday’s crucial battle with the Chiefs. (More…)
  • Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake shared his thoughts on the matchup with Alex Smith and the Chiefs offense that the Dolphins will face this week. (More…)

Wednesday, 9/17

Talking Tannehill

  • Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill sat down with Greg Likens of The Finsiders for an exclusive 1-on-1 conversation to discuss the state of the offense heading into Sunday’s game against the Chiefs. (More…)
  • Tannehill feels that he still has plenty of room to improve. (More…)

Albert Facing Old Friends

  • Pro Bowl left tackle Branden Albert will be facing the team with which he spent his first six NFL seasons and made him a first-round pick in the 2008 draft. (More…)
  • Albert talked with reporters about his respect for Andy Reid and the entire Kansas City Chiefs organization. (More…)

Odrick Mic’d Up

  • Defensive tackle Jared Odrick was mic’d up for last week’s game against the Bills. (More…)

Thursday, 9/18

Perfecting The Passing Game

  • Bob Griese, the Hall of Fame QB and radio analyst for the Dolphins, joined The Finsiders to share his views of Ryan Tannehill and the Dolphins passing game through the first two games. (More…)
  • Finsiders Columnist Andy Cohen explained how it’s now time for the Dolphins passing game to pick it up after a slow start. (More…)

Under-The-Helmet

  • In a special produced by Dolphins Productions, we learned a little bit more about the life and background of star defensive back Brent Grimes. (More…)

Running Hard

  • The Dolphins running backs are looking to keep the chains moving until Knowshon Moreno can return from his elbow injury. (More…)
  • RB Damien Williams sat down with Greg Likens of The Finsiders to discuss his mindset as he prepares for a possible increase in reps this weekend following the injury to Knowshon Moreno. (More…)

Friday, 9/19

Breaking Down The Chiefs

  • Dolphins.com Lead writer Alain Poupart examining the Dolphins opponent’s strengths and weaknesses. (More…)
  • Former Dolphins WR O.J. McDuffie joined Greg Likens to analyze Sunday’s AFC clash between the Dolphins and the Chiefs. (More…)
  • Want an early look at this week’s game program? Here’s The Finsiders Playbook for the Dolphins’ Week 3 matchup against Kansas City. (More…)
  • Here’s the final injury report before Sunday’s game. (More…)
  • NFL On CBS Broadcaster Rich Gannon stopped by The Finsiders to discuss Sunday’s game. (More…)

A Dynamic Duo

  • In an exclusive 1-on-1 interview with Greg Likens of The Finsiders, quarterback Ryan Tannehill spoke about his play so far this season, as well as his chemistry with Mike Wallace. (More…)

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By on September 13, 2014 at 9:19 am

091214-weekinreviewThe Miami Dolphins are riding high coming off a 33-20 victory over the New England Patriots and now face the task of traveling to Buffalo to take on the 1-0 Bills. This week, Miami had two players receive awards thanks to their terrific opening game performances, and another player nominated for the Pepsi Rookie of The Week. Also, we learned that the Dolphins will have three permanent captains throughout the season.

Check out the week that was with the Miami Dolphins from Monday, Sept. 8 through Friday, Sept. 12.

Monday, 9/8

The Coach Philbin Show

  • Coach Philbin joined Greg Likens and John Congemi for his weekly show to look back on Sunday’s impressive win over the Patriots. (More…)
  • In Part Two of the Coach Philbin Show, the coach spoke to The Finsiders about the message to the players heading into this week’s AFC East clash with the Buffalo Bills. (More…)

Coordinators’ Corner

  • Dolphins defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle met with the media to answer questions about the state of the team’s linebackers after following several injuries to the starters on the unit, including a season-ending injury to OLB Dannell Ellerbe. (More…)
  • Dolphins offensive coordinator Bill Lazor discussed the strong performances of Knowshon Moreno and Lamar Miller in Sunday’s important win over the Patriots as he meets with reporters in Davie. (More…)

Tuesday, 9/9

Stepping Up

  • For longtime special team ace Jason Trusnik, injuries in the Dolphins linebacking corps has given the veteran an opportunity to have a more increased role on defense. (More…)
  • Cornerback Will Davis talked to reporters on Tuesday about how he feels he fared in the opening game of the season. (More…)

Opening Weekend

  • Check out a timelapse of Sun Life Stadium, after the home of Miami Dolphins played host to three major sporting events over the span of the three days. (More…)

Albert Leading New Look O-Line

  • In an interview with The Finsiders, left tackle Branden Albert joined the show to discuss the chemistry of the Dolphins new-look offensive line. (More…)

Wednesday, 9/10

Leading The Way

  • For the first time in Joe Philbin’s tenure as head coach, the Dolphins will have permanent captains this season. (More…)
  • After an impressive performance in the season opener against the Patriots, Cameron Wake received player of the week honors from the NFL on Wednesday. (More…)
  • Quarterback Ryan Tannehill talked to reporters on Wednesday about this week’s upcoming game against the Buffalo Bills. (More…)

Mic’d Up

  • During Sunday’s game against the Patriots, cornerback Cortland Finnegan was mic’d up. Check out some of the sound from gameday right here. (More…)

A Brand New Experience

  • Thursday, the Dolphins unveiled a new mobile app offering a personalized and unique experience for members and fans. (More…)

Thursday, 9/11

Juice And Juice

  • In an interview with The Finsiders, rookie wide receiver Jarvis Landry explained the story behind his “Juice” nickname, and how he’s looking to replicate what a former Dolphins wideout, who went by the same moniker, did during his career. (More…)

Award-Winning Performance

  • Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno was named the FedEx Ground Player of The Week. (More…)

Reflecting on 9/11

  • Current and former Dolphins recalled what they were doing when they first heard of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. (More…)

Friday, 9/12

Previewing Dolphins-Bills

  • Greg Likens and John Congemi of The Finsiders analyze Sunday’s AFC East battle between the Dolphins and the Bills. (More…)
  • Dolphins.com’s Alain Poupart broke down the Dolphins’ opponents on Sunday. (More…)
  • Check out what’s being said around the Dolphins’ locker room as the team prepares for its Week 2 matchup against the Buffalo Bills. (More…)
  • According to Finsiders Columnist Andy Cohen, the Bills pose a formidable challenge. (More…)
  • Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin met with reporters in Davie for the final time before Sunday’s AFC East battle against the Bills. (More…)

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The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed by The Finsiders Blog represent those of individual writers, and unless quoted or clearly labeled as such, do not represent the opinions, policies or desires of the Miami Dolphins organization, front office, coaches and executives. Writers' views are formulated independently from any inside information and/or conversation with Dolphins officials, including the coaches and scouts, unless otherwise noted.
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