Four games into the 2013 season, the Miami Dolphins’ blocking deficiencies were already apparent, with the team on pace to allow an NFL-record 72 sacks.
Miami Dolphins starting cornerbacks Brent Grimes and Nolan Carroll are probable for Sunday’s game at Buffalo.
The Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills reported a total of 16 players in their mid-week injury reports. However, EJ Manuel’s absence is the most significant development in both teams’ preparations for their Week 16 showdown at Orchard Park.
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.
Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito and backup cornerback Nolan Carroll have been sidelined by injuries in the second quarter against Cincinnati and will miss the rest of the game.
With a reported 10 injured players, the Dolphins staff is working around the clock to try and have as many able bodies as possible for Sunday’s showdown with the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens. Opening kickoff is slated for 1:05 p.m. ET from Sun Life Stadium on CBS4.
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.
One of the best measures of the success of a manager is the talent they bring in to a company or team. While Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland has filled some of his positions well, the defensive backfield has been tough to watch since 2008.
After the unexpected release of cornerback Richard Marshall for financial reasons, the Miami Dolphins turned to Dimitri Patterson to fill the starting cornerback position Marshall left void.
The Dolphins don’t have any major injury concerns heading into Sunday’s AFC East showdown while the absence of a few New England players could affect the outcome of the game.