With so much on the line, “Bitten by the injury bug” would best describe the combined 25 players detailed in the Miami Dolphins and New York Jets NFL Week 13 injury reports leading up to their Sunday afternoon showdown at MetLife Stadium.
When Arian Foster made his NFL breakthrough in 2010, Marcus Thigpen took note, confident he could make a big splash himself if given an opportunity.
The hits to the Miami Dolphins running game kept coming Monday when the team announced that running back Daniel Thomas is likely out for the remainder of the season with an ankle injury.
Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin was brought in to resurrect a dormant offense that hasn’t been dominating since Dan Marino was under center. With five games left in the current season, Philbin has yet to do anything to inspire confidence among fans.
The Miami Dolphins are theoretically still in the playoff hunt in the AFC, but after Saturday’s loss to the Carolina Panthers dropped the Fins to 5-6; the margin for error for Miami is nearly zero.
Trying to make up ground in the NFC South race, Carolina will try and overcome injuries to its top-ranked defense when it travels to sunny South Florida for an NFL Week 12 showdown with the scrappy Miami Dolphins.
Two teams with mirroring (4-5) records meet in Week 11 at Sun Life Stadium, as Miami and San Diego try and overcome long injury lists in hopes of staying in the American Football Conference’s playoff race.
The Miami Dolphins left Cleveland with a victory last Sunday, but there was one glaring problem with the team’s offense, the running game, or lack thereof.
Miami Dolphins fans are still celebrating after Sunday’s victory over the Cleveland Browns. But while the Dolphins got the victory, one area stuck out as potentially a major problem, the running game.
Ryan Tannehill passed for 272 yards and a touchdown, leading the Miami Dolphins to a season-opening 23-10 win Sunday over the Cleveland Browns, who fell to 1-14 in Week 1 since 1999.