Football is said to be a game of inches and the Pittsburgh Steelers found that out the hard way against the Miami Dolphins, or it could have been a case of the football gods getting even with the Steelers.
According to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald, Dolphins General Manager Jeff Ireland has now been given “assurances” by Ross that his job is safe, despite the Dolphins being just one game above .500 and one game out of the playoffs.
But no matter how black or gold my allegiance, no matter how nostalgic I feel about them. and no matter how deep the Rooney roots run in NFL history, there’s no excuse for their head coach’s conduct on Thanksgiving.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
The Miami Dolphins’ latest acquisition took the practice field Tuesday and immediately began to cast a shadow over the left tackle position.
Here’s an interesting change of pace: A star receiver wants his team to throw less, run more. And Miami’s Mike Wallace is willing to do whatever it takes to make that happen.
The Miami Dolphins are on a record-breaking pace when it comes to quarterback sacks, but the team may also set another record for futility, fewest rushing yards in a season.
Even in Dan Marino’s heyday, when his infrequent handoffs were tantamount to a trick play, the Miami Dolphins had a more prolific ground game than this year’s team.
The lights went out on the Baltimore Ravens, again. This time it happened in their post game interview room.
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill and Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco are both likely eager to get back on the field after Week 4 losses.