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By on September 4, 2012 at 11:11 pm

An enlightening chapter in Miami Dolphins history came to a close tonight as the final episode of “Hard Knocks” premiered on HBO. Read More

By on August 21, 2012 at 11:13 pm

Episode three of “Hard Knocks” premiered tonight on HBO and while it didn’t necessarily pack the same emotional punch as last week (Joe Philbin discussing the death of his son, Chad Johnson being cut), there was plenty of great behind-the-scenes access to the last week of Dolphins training camp.

The show ended with Matt Moore and Ryan Tannehill being told that the rookie has been named the starting quarterback, but a lot led to that moment and to that decision.

By on August 16, 2012 at 2:44 pm

Many fantasy football drafts are right around the corner, so it’s time for our fantasy guru, James Morris, to continue his 2012 Fantasy Football preview. After breaking down the quarterbacks and running backs in recent weeks, James turns his attention to the wide receiver position. Here are his wide receiver rankings based on standard (non-PPR) scoring formats::

1) Calvin Johnson: Megatron is the best WR in the NFL, and the race isn’t even close.

By on August 14, 2012 at 11:12 pm

As you would expect, tonight’s episode of “Hard Knocks” focused a good amount on former Dolphins WR Chad Johnson.

After a Friday night dropped pass and a Saturday night arrest, Johnson’s contract was terminated by the team on Sunday and the show was there to capture much of what was a very intense weekend in South Florida.

Things, began, though, on an even more serious note, as the show opened with the death of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid’s son.

By on August 14, 2012 at 4:29 pm

The dog days of training camp have arrived, but the intrigue has yet to subside.

While he was in Davie as part of his NFL training camp tour, CBSSports.com’s Pete Prisco joined Jesse Agler to discuss Chad Johnson’s release and the team’s quarterback competition.

Joe Philbin handled Johnson’s situation decisively, citing a lack of fit between player and organization. Prisco felt that the diminishing return on investment–even if it cost the team next to nothing financially–just wasn’t worth it.

By on August 13, 2012 at 5:03 pm

On Monday, the Dolphins returned to the practice field, on the heels of Chad Johnson’s release, to continue preparation for Friday night’s game at Carolina.

After practice, one in which Matt Moore and Ryan Tannehill split time working against the first team,  Joe Philbin briefly addressed last night’s roster move and the implications heading forward.

In case you missed it, here’s a complete roundup of Dolphins.com’s coverage of the 13th day of training camp practices:

By on August 13, 2012 at 4:21 pm

The Miami Dolphins released a short statement on Sunday night announcing the termination of Chad Johnson’s contract, officially ending his homecoming in Miami after 61 days.

Here’s some of the Dolphins’ reaction to Johnson’s release:

Joe Philbin:

“Again, it was more a body of evidence from June 11th forward. When he came in on June 11th, we sat down and we talked and I was very clear as to the expectations of the program.

By on August 12, 2012 at 9:02 pm

One night after his arrest and just two nights after his first (preseason) game in a Dolphins uniform, reports indicate that WR Chad Johnson has been cut by the team.

FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer was the first to report, tweeting the following:

The Miami Dolphins have just released Chad Johnson, scouts cleaned out his locker

— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) August 13, 2012

That initial news has since been confirmed by several South Florida news outlets and Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald adds that the decision to cut Johnson was solely that of coach Joe Philbin.

By on August 6, 2012 at 5:16 pm

Due to inclement weather, the Dolphins moved Monday morning’s practice into the bubble, closing it to the public.

With Friday’s preseason game against Tampa Bay approaching, the team released its first depth chart, giving a preliminary look at how the roster is taking shape. This first iteration listed David Garrard as the first-team quarterback, though a starter for the preseason opener has yet to be named.

By on August 6, 2012 at 11:46 am

Two days after the team’s first scrimmage of training camp 2012, coach Joe Philbin released his first depth chart of the season.

While there are obviously many things that will change between now and Week 1 at Houston, this piece of paper certainly gives us a decent idea of where the coaching staff’s heads are at.

Starting where most fans are most interested, David Garrard is listed as the starting quarterback.

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