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.
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.
The Miami Dolphins need to pull out a victory on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers to keep their playoffs hopes alive. The Fins offensive line is once again in question, but so is Carolina’s defensive line.
NFL investigator Ted Wells is in Davie Monday to interview Dolphins players and staffers over the scandal between guard Richie Incognito and tackle Jonathan Martin.
Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey is inactive for Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers because of illness, further depleting an offensive line thinned by the team’s harassment scandal.
The Miami Dolphins were already stretched thin along the offensive line, but the position of weakness took another hit Wednesday night when backup offensive lineman Will Yeatman tore his anterior cruciate ligament.
With the Dolphins in the middle of a harassment scandal and the latest allegations from tackle Jonathan Martin, Dolphins players were quick to fend off questions Saturday.
Every team in sports or business will at some point have to deal with issues that damage the reputation of said team/company. Most will come through it and recover. But as scandal after scandal and failure after failure keep piling up for the Miami Dolphins, how much more can the team’s reputation take?
The ongoing Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin/Miami Dolphins trouble took another turn Wednesday morning when multiple reports said Incognito had been told by coaches to “toughen up” Martin. But Incognito continues to not comment on the issue.
The legendary comedy “Blazing Saddles” featured the line, “What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here.” While that line was uttered in the 1970’s, it perfectly fits the state of college and pro football in Florida.