Player reaction to the first episode was mixed: Some said it will be appointment television; others, though, are opting HBO altogether.
In case you missed it, here’s a complete roundup of Dolphins.com’s coverage of the tenth day of training camp practices:
- Day 12 Notebook: Another Crisp Practice As Bucs Games Approaches; Other Notes
- It’s A Hard Knock Life For The Dolphins Tonight
- Naanee Picking Up Steam in the Passing Game
- Photo Gallery: Behind The Scenes of Hard Knocks
- VIDEO: Joe Philbin Press Conference, 8/7
- VIDEO: Kevin Coyle Media Availability
- VIDEO: Ryan Tannehill Media Availability
- VIDEO: David Garrard Media Availability
- VIDEO: Matt Moore Media Availability
- VIDEO: Jonathan Martin Media Availability
- VIDEO: Finsiders TV, 8/7/12
- VIDEO: Bill Polian Talks Dolphins With The Finsiders
- VIDEO: Sam Madison’s Training Camp Blitz with Artis Hicks
- VIDEO: Jamaal Westerman Joins The Finsiders
- VIDEO: Sam Madison’s Training Camp Blitz with Clyde Gates
- VIDEO: Sam Madison’s Training Camp Blitz with B.J.
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.
Pouncey, Thomas And Co. Rookies No Longer by Stephen Cohen
Carrying teammates’ pads, picking up food and getting ridiculous haircuts are just some examples of the chores that rookies have to endure in the NFL. This form of “welcoming” is an amusing way for the veterans to put the rookies in their place while they learn the league. However, that is just the “off-the-field” part of being a rookie.
Summertime is usually the time of the season when the NFL slows down until training camp ramps up in late July all across the country. Passionate football fans still are looking for their information about certain players, position battles or predictions on where their team will finish at the end of the year. I had a front row look at the 2012 version of the Miami Dolphins through organized team activities and a three day mini-camp last week and here are some of my thoughts heading into training camp.
In all honesty, probably too early.
But with Chad Ochocinco becoming available after the Patriots cut him yesterday, there has been a ton of discussion among fans and media about if he would be a fit or not here in his hometown.
I’m not going to try and answer that question today, but I do think it provides us with a good opportunity to look at the team’s wide receiving corps.
Recently, Dolphins wide receiver Clyde Gates spoke about the transition to Joe Philbin and Mike Sherman’s offense. Gates, entering his second year, is looking to become a more consistent contributor for the Dolphins offense. Here’s what he had to say:
On the offseason:
“I’ve been coming up here, working out, going over the offense with the offensive guys and just getting a feel for the offense and a feel for the coaches.