With plenty to play for still on the line, the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots must overcome a mountain of injuries in order to keep momentum going towards the final stretch and into the NFL playoffs.
A few weeks ago, Miami Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas looked like he was done for the season with an injury. Sunday, Thomas helped save the Dolphins season.
The Miami Dolphins and Pittsburgh Steelers reported a total of 15 players in their Week 14 injury report, as Mike Tomlin and Joe Philbin could be without the services of at least six players for Sunday’s pivotal game.
The Miami Dolphins salvaged hopes of winning the final wild card spot in the playoffs Sunday with a 23-3 demolition of a New York Jets team with a completely inept offense.
While the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins are in the thick of the AFC wild-card hunt, neither team has been able to get it together. The Jets and Dolphins both try to get on track Sunday in East Rutherford, N.J.
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.
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.
After a 3-0 start, the Saints and Ravens exposed some of Miami’s weaknesses, sending the Dolphins into the bye week sporting the first losing streak of the year. Having reached the quarter mark of the season, here are some early “Studs vs. Duds” awards for the 2013-14 Miami Dolphins.
Andrew Luck spent much of his rookie season lacking adequate protection, forcing the Indianapolis Colts to invest in a revamped offensive line in hopes of keeping their franchise quarterback safe.