The Miami Dolphins made strides in the past few weeks to repair the damaged reputation of the franchise, but could get a big boost locally if the team hires a former Dolphins player still beloved in South Florida.
The Miami Marlins have plenty of young arms to throw at opposing teams, but will add one more famous arm to the roster to throw out the ceremonial first pitch on opening day.
The NFL Today on CBS will have a new look this fall when the league kicks off again. CBS has hired future Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez as an analyst for The NFL Today.
It’s not as toxic a topic as the New York/New Jersey border war, or as socially inflamed as the Richard Sherman saga. But, in a strictly sporting sense, it really is the topic du jour. If he wins Sunday’s Super Bowl, is Peyton Manning the greatest quarterback in NFL history?
No matter who has the edge Sunday, it seems the nation is rooting for Manning, because it’s been harder for him to win, because he’s not so pretty, because he’s considered one of us, because you get the sense that his aw-shucks, southern refrain is real.
Even in the Dan Marino era, when running backs were mostly decoys, the Miami Dolphins relied on their ground game more than this year’s team.
The mess that is the Miami Dolphins organization continued to deteriorate Monday, despite owner Stephen Ross speaking for the first time on the matter and announcing a new committee to look at the state of the team.
Press from across the nation descended on Tampa Monday night, but not for the game between the 0 and 8 Tampa Buccaneers and the Miami Dolphins. Reporters were there to hear from Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross for the first time since the bullying scandal erupted.
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 Miami Dolphins have been an also-ran in recent years in the NFL, but it has a storied history featuring some of the greatest players to ever play the game. From Dan Marino to Paul Warfield to Bob Griese, the Fins have had stars at many positions.