Miami will be trying to equal the franchise’s best start in 11 seasons against Atlanta Falcons in Sunday’s home opener. However, because injuries are part of the game, there’s no shortage of banged up Fins heading into week 3.
Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland made getting after quarterbacks a priority in the offseason with multiple acquisitions. So far, the plan is working, but a different problem could sack the Fins’ potential special season.
After reporting 10 players in this week’s injury report, not only will the Miami Dolphins have to contend with Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts, but also plenty of aching bodies.
When Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck looks across the line of scrimmage and sees Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan ready to come after him, he may get a feeling of déjà vu.
When Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck drops back to pass against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, he may be looking at a defensive alignment designed specifically to get the most out of the dazzling athleticism many of the lineman possess.
After the cuts to finalize the roster were made to the Dolphins over the weekend, all eyes are on the season opener.
Miami Dolphins fans can exhale a bit because rookie defensive end Dion Jordan returned to practice Tuesday after sitting out much of the last two weeks.
Each year, countless picks from the NFL Draft step into the starting lineup to help their new team take the next step to either stay or become a contender. The Miami Dolphins were hoping that might happen to them this season, but it doesn’t look like that will happen to start the year.
The Miami Dolphins defense will have likely have a win/lose scenario when it comes to the roster going into the first week of the season.
The Miami Dolphins have high expectations for top draft pick Dion Jordan, but the former Oregon star has to stay on the field to live up to those expectations.