DOLPHINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

How can Miami Dolphins CB Bobby McCain cover Larry Fitzgerald?

Here comes trouble. (Getty Images) DAVIE–The Dolphins are getting ready for a big-time problem. Their battered secondary will spend Sunday afternoon contending with future Hall of Famer Larry Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald creates a scary situation operating out of the slot at 6-foot-3, 218 pounds. When Miami defensive coordinator Vance Joseph was discussing that predicament this morning...
Via The Daily Dolphin
1 hour ago

How Miami Dolphins LB Mike Hull rolls: “Sell out on every play.”

Miami Dolphins linebacker Mike Hull intercepts a pass in training camp. Hull may get his first NFL start on Sunday against Arizona. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) DAVIE — Here’s the first thing you should know about Mike Hull. His teammates respect him. “That guy’s a monster,” Miami Dolphins middle linebacker Kiko Alonso said. “The guy’s a freaking beast.”...
Via The Daily Dolphin
4 hours ago

Miami Dolphins still hoping for 5th or 6th seed playoff shot

The Miami Dolphins had the season in their own hands but a loss to the Ravens has changed that. Miami now needs help and while it could come this weekend it’s more likely going to arrive, if at all, over the next two or even three weeks. Currently the Raiders have the top seed in the […] Miami Dolphins still hoping for 5th or 6th seed playoff shot - Phin Phanatic - Phin Phanatic...
Via Phin Phanatic
6 hours ago

Miami Dolphins guard Laremy Tunsil: ‘I’m hurting. I’m hurting bad’

Guard Laremy Tunsil, blocking for Ryan Tannehill, says, ‘I don’t feel like a veteran but I feel like I’ve been here for a while.’ (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) Laremy Tunsil didn’t put a percentage on it, but he didn’t have to. There can’t be any doubt the rookie guard is playing in pain because of a shoulder injury. “I mean, I’m hurting,” Tunsil said Thursday...
Via The Daily Dolphin
7 hours ago

Mario Williams out of practice on Thursday

Dolphins defensive end Mario Williams has been dealing with an ankle injury for some time and he was listed as limited in Wednesday’s practice due to the issue. Thursday’s practice saw Williams take a step in the wrong direction. He didn’t practice at all as the team continued their preparations for Sunday’s game against the…
Via Pro Football Talk
7 hours ago

Can the Miami Dolphins make a statement on Sunday?

A six game winning streak was enough to light a fire under a lot of Miami Dolphins fans. Phin-fever has been running higher than it has since 2008. The question is was Baltimore a misstep or the real Dolphins? Good teams can overcome injuries but last weekend the Dolphins were not able to overcome their […] Can the Miami Dolphins make a statement on Sunday? - Phin Phanatic - Phin...
Via Phin Phanatic
7 hours ago

Miami Dolphins wary of Patrick Peterson and the Arizona Cardinals defense.

As the Miami Dolphins approach this Sunday’s home matchup with the Arizona Cardinals, one of the prime matchups that fans will be paying close attention to is where Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson lines up on each play.And they won’t be the only ones.“You want to keep your eye on 21," says quarterback Ryan Tannehill. “You have to be aware. He has a reputation, and it...
Via PhinManiacs
9 hours ago

Dolphins complaining about bad field conditions at Ravens game? Let Steve Smith tell you what he thinks

On the opening drive of last week’s game in Baltimore, several Miami Dolphins players had issues with traction on the field, starting on running back Jay Ajayi’s first carry of the game, when he slipped to the ground without anyone touching him.And that drive ended when on third down, wide receiver Jarvis Landry slipped coming out of his route, causing him to be late getting...
Via PhinManiacs
10 hours ago

Dolphins need Ryan Tannehill to step up in December to make playoffs

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Ryan Tannehill stepped into the pocket of a media throng near his locker Wednesday and took questions, calmly completing every answer despite considerable pressure.NFL quarterbacks make their reputation at this time of year, and December is historically Tannehill's worst month. That trend intensified Sunday, when he threw a season-high three interceptions in a...
Via Associated Press
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins forever linked to unwanted history

The Miami Dolphins have a storied tradition that at least on the surface appears to be turning back towards that tradition that made the team great. There is however a black mark on the franchise and they had nothing to do with it. Earlier this morning I was dropping my kids off at school when […] Miami Dolphins forever linked to unwanted history - Phin Phanatic - Phin Phanatic...
Via Phin Phanatic
13 hours ago

Dolphins' Branden Albert guts it out through hardships of December football

 Branden Albert is a grown man, a pro’s pro. There’s no other way to put it.  Albert, the Dolphins’ Pro Bowl left tackle, played Sunday at Baltimore, roughly three weeks after having surgery to repair a dislocated left wrist that it took a team of trainers to pop back in place. It’s an excruciating...
Via Miami Dolphins Blog
14 hours ago

Tannehill needs breakout December to get Miami to playoffs

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Ryan Tannehill stepped into the pocket of a media throng near his locker Wednesday and took questions, calmly completing every answer despite considerable pressure. NFL quarterbacks make their reputation at this time of year, and December is historically Tannehill's worst month. That trend intensified Sunday, when he threw a season-high three interceptions in...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kiko Alonso at practice after Monday thumb surgery

Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso broke his thumb on Sunday and had surgery on it Monday, but that’s not keeping him from joining his teammates at practice this week. Alonso suited up for practice with a cast on his right hand to protect the thumb and went through the stretching period with the rest of the…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Perkins: Dolphins' secondary exceeding expectations | Commentary

 No one is rushing to applaud the Dolphins’ secondary after last week’s performance against Baltimore. But the injury-shortened defensive backs deserve applause for doing well this season compared to expectations.  This isn’t to say the secondary is the only unit on the team to perform better than...
Via Miami Dolphins Blog
1 day ago

With halted winning streak, Dolphins lose control of playoff fate

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- The Miami Dolphins rebounded from a 1-4 start, and now they must regroup from their most lopsided loss of the season.They need to do it quickly, too, because the Dolphins are running out of room for further stumbles if they want to end an eight-year playoff drought.A 38-6 drubbing Sunday at Baltimore snapped Miami's six-game winning streak, but coach Adam Gase...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins cut player mid-practice after learning of arrest

The Miami Dolphins did something on Tuesday that is practically unheard of in the NFL when they cut a player in the middle of practice. On Tuesday, former Dolphins defensive lineman Leon Orr was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana and a controlled substance. According to a report from Patrick Riley of the Naples Daily News, officers stopped Orr after believing his windows...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins take season tickets away from stupid fans after fight in stands

What’s the point of getting into a brawl at a game? For one, you’ll get kicked out of the stadium. Second, you could get arrested or fined. Third, you’ll probably end up going viral for being an idiot. The Miami Dolphins beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-24 on Sunday for their sixth straight win. During the game, a couple season ticket holders in the upper deck discovered the...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins ban fans for fighting during game against 49ers

The Dolphins are giving fans a reason to go to their games by winning six in a row and improving to 7-4. They’re giving fans another reason to go to Hard Rock Stadium by banning fans who fight and trying to provide a safer environment, even if security is slow to respond to the fight in the first place. According to the Miami Herald, season-ticket holders involved in a brawl...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins ban fans involved in fight during 49ers game

The Miami Dolphins have banned the fans involved in a fight at Hard Rock Stadium during Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. According to the Miami Herald’s Adam H. Beasley, the Dolphins said Tuesday that they have identified the season ticket holders who were involved in a fight during Sunday’s game and have banned the fans from the stadium. Dolphins have ID...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kiko Alonso on Colin Kaepernick’s Castro comments: ‘he’s ignorant’

Colin Kaepernick confused many upon choosing to wear a Fidel Castro shirt and praising the former leader before the 49ers’ game with the Dolphins this Sunday (and before Castro’s death). Kaepernick sparred with Miami media, defending his decision and later claiming he didn’t support the “oppressive things [Castro] did”. The pick-and-choose revisionist mindset Kaepernick...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kiko Alonso rips ‘ignorant’ Kaepernick over Castro talk

Miami Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso says “bad blood” now exists between himself and Colin Kaepernick over the San Francisco 49ers quarterback’s comments related to Cuba and Fidel Castro, who died away last week. “He’s ignorant,” Alonso said of Kaepernick. Alonso, whose father is a Cuban exile, criticized Kaepernick for the Castro comments after the Dolphins’ 31...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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