It’s not about final scores; it’s about storylines. Keep that in mind during each of these five preseason games. Yes, the Dolphins lost to the Cowboys Sunday night. Yes, they looked sloppy. Yes, there were turnovers and penalties and missed tackles and dropped passes and enough things to give Joe Philbin hours to talk about in his next team meeting. Read More
Numbers don’t lie and one statistic shouts a sobering truth for the Miami Dolphins. They were as bad as any team in the NFL last season at coming up with big plays on offense. Read More
Brian Hartline’s record-setting day was bittersweet. “I don’t really want to be a part of those [kinds of games] anymore. We need to start winning some football games, we’ve got to stop finding ways to lose. It’s getting old. I’m sick of losing. I don’t like losing.” Read More
He, however, won’t be the first perennial Pro Bowl receiver to wear the number for Miami. Mark Duper, who, along with Mark Clayton, formed the “Marks Brothers” tandem in the ’80s, wore No. 85 for the Dolphins for a decade (1982-92).
The Miami Dolphins (5-9) had a very turbulent week adjusting to losing their head coach last Monday, but found a way to respond after being down early and defeated the Buffalo Bills (5-9) 30-23. Miami overcame a first quarter CJ Spiller 24-yard touchdown run (it was the first time in nine games the Miami defense has allowed a first quarter touchdown), and responded by scoring the next 23 points of the game for the victory.
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Guest Blog: By Keith Sims (Dolphins Guard 1990-1997, 3-time Pro Bowl selection)
These games are in random order. There are wins and losses. This was a fun exercise to think back on those games. Enjoy my list!
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.