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Miami Dolphins’ Andrew Franks on spheres, oblongs and why kickers have that quirky habit
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 8:22 PM

You’ve seen it hundreds of times, but have you ever wondered why kickers squeeze balls before kicking off? And whether it has any effect whatsoever on what happens next?

A few of us media hacks were ...

Miami Dolphins DL Julius Warmsley inspired by Baton Rouge floods
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 4:55 PM

DAVIE — Julius Warmsley was raised in Baton Rouge and stood out at Tulane in New Orleans, so Louisiana hold a special place in his heart.

Warmsley has emerged as a Dolphins defensive lineman this preseason, with ...

Consider comparing Miami Dolphins WR Griff Whalen to Doug Baldwin
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:05 PM

DAVIE — Griff Whalen studies film of Doug Baldwin, his former Stanford teammate, and he’d really like it if you’d consider comparing him to Baldwin.

“Similar skill set,” Whalen, a Miami Dolphins wide receiver said.

It has occured ...

Miami Dolphins tight ends can’t be an afterthought in Adam Gase’s offense
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:07 AM

Adam Gase brings with him an offensive system that combines elements of his various stops in the NFL, but one constant: Over the past few years, he always had a tight end to count on.

Whether ...

Anthony Steen and 6 other surprising likely NFL starters in Week 1
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:27 PM

Whether they’re rookies adapting quickly to the NFL, veterans finally getting a shot or backups stepping in for injured teammates, there are surprises on NFL teams’ depth charts every preseason. And 2016 is no different.

As the regular season ...

Dolphins DT Earl Mitchell planning to be ready for regular season opener
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 9:47 PM

DAVIE – Dolphins defensive tackle Earl Mitchell has missed nearly a month of preseason camp with an injured calf but he expects to be on the field when the Dolphins open the season Sept. 11 ...

Miami Dolphins Kenny Stills, DeVante Parker and Laremy Tunsil return to practice
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 7:39 PM

DAVIE — Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills (back), DeVante Parker (undisclosed) and Laremy Tunsil (lower body) all participated in a walkthrough on Tuesday, one day after not finishing practice.

Coach Adam Gase confirmed that Stills has ...

Miami Dolphins OG Laremy Tunsil admits ‘I still need some work’
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 7:17 PM

DAVIE – Rookie offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil expects to receive plenty of work in the Dolphins’ preseason finale Thursday at Hard Rock Stadium against the Titans, work that Tunsil says he still needs.

“Looking at the ...

Miami Dolphins’ Michael Thomas wishes ex-teammate Colin Kaepernick ‘had more support’
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 6:30 PM

Dolphins safety Michael Thomas knew where the conversation was headed even before the name Colin Kaepernick was uttered.

“I support him 100 percent,” Thomas said Tuesday, adding, “I wish there was some way more players could ...

Miami Dolphins RB Arian Foster says NASCAR’s Tony Stewart is ‘fueling hatred’ over Colin Kaepernick controversy
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 5:46 PM

DAVIE – Dolphins running back Arian Foster took exception to NASCAR legend Tony Stewart’s criticism of Colin Kaepernick on Twitter.

Foster shot back at Stewart on social media after Stewart tweeted that Kaepernick needs to ...

Miami Dolphins DB nearly chose baseball, wants to see if Tim Tebow ‘is who he says he is’
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 5:34 PM

DAVIE – Miami Dolphins cornerback Bobby McCain says he is the best baseball player in the locker room and he is curious to see if former Florida and Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow shows “he is ...

Dolphins’ Spencer Paysinger looks headed toward starting LB job
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 1:00 PM

DAVIE—With Dolphins starting outside linebacker Jelani Jenkins out because of a knee injury, Spencer Paysinger and Neville Hewitt are the main contenders to fill in for him. At this point, Paysinger appears on target for ...

Miami Dolphins: 3 things to look for at practice Tuesday
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:05 PM

DAVIE — The Miami Dolphins will have a walk-through practice today, instead of the previously scheduled full practice, in preparation for the preseason finale on Thursday night at 7 p.m. at Hard Rock Stadium. Miami will officially ...

Miami Dolphins trade DE Chris McCain to New Orleans Saints
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:16 PM

DAVIE — The Miami Dolphins have traded defensive end Chris McCain to the New Orleans Saints for a conditional 7th-round draft choice, a league source confirmed.

McCain, 6-feet-5, 236 pounds, is a pass-rushing phenom who needed to ...

Dolphins introduce UberTailgate at Hard Rock Stadium
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:35 PM

This is a pretty crazy and cool idea. In a new partnership with the Dolphins, Uber will have a pick-up and drop-off zone at Hard Rock Stadium and offer a service called UberTailgate.

For $150-250, ...

Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill supports Colin Kaepernick’s right to sit
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 8:07 PM

DAVIE — Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill said he’s not offering a thought on if Colin Kaepernick is right or wrong in his decision to sit out the national anthem, but “that’s his right as an ...

Miami Dolphins WR Kenny Stills, OL Laremy Tunsil leave practice
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 7:43 PM

DAVIE — Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills left practice with an apparent lower body injury on Monday afternoon.

Stills was running a pass route when he pulled up at the end and collapsed along the right ...

Dolphins’ Ndamukong Suh supports Colin Kaepernick in anti-anthem stance
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 5:37 PM

DAVIE—Colin Kaepernick has become one of the most divisive players in the NFL after refusing to stand for the national anthem last week as a protest against some of the country’s social and racial ...

Miami Dolphins’ open practice canceled due to weather
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 3:57 PM

DAVIE — Miami Dolphins open practice at Hard Rock Stadium has been canceled due to inclement weather. If you bought a ticket for today’s scheduled open practice, do not go.

The Dolphins will practice in their indoor ...

Miami Dolphins coach on former Alabama OL: “I love the way he plays”
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 2:05 PM

DAVIE — Anthony Steen made the first start of his life at center in the Dolphins last preseason game. And Miami coach Adam Gase said: “The communication was outstanding. I love the way he plays.”

Gase loves ...


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