Less than 24 hours after the news broke, quarterback Tim Tebow officially has a new team. The New England Patriots announced the team had signed Tebow to a two-year deal and he is scheduled to be in mini-camp Tuesday.
The Miami Dolphins would love to avoid a fourth straight losing season and finish with a third consecutive victory. Coach Joe Philbin’s team has allowed 13 total points in its last two games, home victories over Jacksonville and Buffalo.
With an underwhelming offense that needs upgrades to become playoff-worthy, the Miami Dolphins this winter could be eager to reach a deal with a 1,000-yard rusher who can also catch passes and score from anywhere on the field.
The New England Patriots routinely dominate the AFC East, and this season is proving to be no different. After their latest division victory turned into a laugher, the Patriots look to clinch their ninth East title in 10 seasons by beating the Miami Dolphins for a fifth consecutive time Sunday.
Kellen Winslow II was a dominant tight end at the University of Miami and wound up being picked with the sixth pick in the 2004 NFL Draft. But since then, the man who once described himself as “a soldier” has played for five NFL teams and after being released by the New England Patriots is now unemployed in 2012.
The last time the Miami Dolphins saw the New England Patriots; Tom Brady torched the Fins for more than 500 yards passing in a game that set the tone for the Fins’ 0-7 start. This Sunday, with just two games left, the Fins look totally different; but the Patriots remain one the NFL’s juggernauts.