It was the look on their faces that said everything. The smiles. The pride. The gleam in their eyes. The same kind of look that they most undoubtedly had 41 years earlier when they reached out and grabbed perfection. Read More
On a warm Monday night, some 15 hours before they were heading to the White House to meet President Obama, 30 members of the ’72 Miami Dolphins, two coaches (Don Shula and Howard Schnellenberger) and some very fortunate invited guests got to share some special memories over dinner and drinks. Read More
Hank calls-in to the program to talk about his podcast’s with Bob Griese, Larry Little and Garo Yepremian, as they looked back at the longest game in NFL history, a 27-24 Dolphins victory over the Chiefs on Christmas Day in the 1971 playoffs. Listen-in as Goldberg gives us his keys for a Dolphins victory in New England.
From the Fins:
- Reggie Bush comments on being named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week for Week 15
- Here is how the Dolphins prevailed in the longest game in NFL history
- Reshad Jones grew up a big Michael Vick fan and then got to sack him
- Andy Kent of Dolphins.com says “sometime over the next two weeks the Dolphins’ offense will make franchise history“
From the Press:
- Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald tells us that Mike Nolan will never forget the season-opener versus the Patriots
- Omar Kelly of the Sun-Sentinel wonders if punter Brandon Fields is worthy of a trip to Hawaii
- Brian Biggane of the Palm Beach Post writes that Tom Brady will be facing a very different Dolphins secondary than he saw in Week 1
- Shandel Richardson of the Sun-Sentinel says “Will Allen is not ready for the player-coach label“
In his weekly podcast for Dolphins.com, Hank Goldberg takes a look back at the longest game in NFL history, a 27-24 Dolphins victory over the Chiefs on Christmas Day in the 1971 playoffs. Hank discusses the game in an entertaining fashion with Bob Griese, Larry Little and Garo Yepremian, who all played pivotal roles in the classic game:
- Hall of Fame guard Larry Little
- Hall of Fame quarterback Bob Griese
- The man who kicked the game-winning field goal: Garo Yepremian
Today is April Fools’ Day and instead of playing some silly prank, I decided it might be fun to look back at some of the best “trick” plays in Dolphins history. Enjoy the list (which is in chronological order) and be sure to vote for your favorite!
12/31/72, The “Fake” Punt: With the undefeated Dolphins and Steelers locked up in a tightly contested AFC Championship game, Larry Seiple dropped back to punt for Miami and looked for something he had seen on film: the Steelers would often turn their backs and start running to cover the kick a bit prematurely.