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).
From the Fins:
- The biggest event on the NFL calendar has arrived and The Finsiders are giving you total access
- Andy Kent of Dolphins.com explores what Davone Bess and Mark Duper have in common
- Maurice Jones-Drew sits down with The Finsiders
From the Press:
- Omar Kelly of the Sun-Sentinel explains “the price tag for a starting caliber quarterback upgrade“
- The Palm Beach Post’s Ben Volin discusses signing Matt Flynn to a free-agent contract
- Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald talks about the Dolphins’ advantages in the upcoming draft
From the Fins:
- The Finsiders discuss the new reports on the Dolphins Head Coaching search
- Mike Pouncey’s superb rookie year has once again been recognized
- Mark Duper has a whole new outlook on spreading the word about cancer research
From the Press:
- Jason La Canfora of NFL.com reports both Todd Bowles and Mike McCoy will interview for a second time for the Dolphins Head Coaching position.
The legendary Dolphins defender sits down with Jesse Agler alongside his former teammates Sam Madison and Troy Drayton to provide an entertaining look back at his tremendous career with the Dolphins. Don’t miss Jason’s candid thoughts on his favorite memories as a Dolphin as well as his comments on how the game has changed since his rookie year of 1997.
Watch the interview here:
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.
The former Dolphins All-Pro linebacker calls in the program to preview the 2011 Gridiron Grill-Off featuring many Dolphin Alumni including Dan Marino, Mark Duper, Sam Madison and others.
The former Dolphins All-Pro linebacker, John Offerdahl, comes in studio with Chef Gregory McGowan, from the Pelican Landing at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66, to preview the Stradford Short Ribs entry, prepared deliciously by Chef McGowan. Make sure to watch Sims and Stradford trash talk before next week’s charity event, in which they will compete along with Dan Marino, Mark Duper and many other Dolphins legends.
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.