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.
The Miami Dolphins had high hopes that 2013 would be the year the team finally turned the corner and became a contender in the NFL. After seven weeks and armed with a 3-4 record, the Dolphins aren’t a contender and are teetering on the edge of falling apart.
Legendary former Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi once famously said, “What the hell’s going on out there?” That sentiment, spoken decades ago, summarizes what many fans may be thinking after a week of strange sports stories in South Florida.
Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey came home with not only a loss to the New England Patriots, but also a grand jury subpoena from the Massachusetts State Police.
Atlanta Falcons receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White are active for Sunday’s game at Miami after being listed as questionable this week.
The Miami Dolphins will be without a huge piece in the middle of its defense when the Atlanta Falcons come to town on Sunday.
It was a big day for students who are rising stars. The Miami Dolphins surprised them with scholarships and grants.
The offensive line has been the scorn of Miami Dolphins fans for the last few years as general manager Jeff Ireland has tried to fix the problem. While the 2013 offensive line is still to be determined, Ireland has improved his drafting and free agent pickups on the line during his time in Miami.
Despite spending millions of dollars on free agents and multiple draft picks, the Miami Dolphins offensive line remains a primary source of fan angst heading into the 2013 season, but should it be?