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.
At this point in the season, the joke of why shouldn’t you give the Miami Dolphins players a dollar…because they will only give you three quarters back seem apropos. The Dolphins’ latest games are a microcosm of the entire season.
The Miami Dolphins circled the wagons after two weeks of chaos surrounded the franchise and managed to pull out a victory Sunday afternoon, but even in a victory; the Dolphins still left plenty to be desired by the play on the field.
Two teams with mirroring (4-5) records meet in Week 11 at Sun Life Stadium, as Miami and San Diego try and overcome long injury lists in hopes of staying in the American Football Conference’s playoff race.
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.
As the Miami Dolphins story has exploded into the national conscience over the past few days, people inside and outside of the sports world have taken sides. But when it comes to players and former players, most are taking the side of Richie Incognito.
Miami Dolphins Jonathan Martin, who was listed as doubtful for Thursday’s game citing illness, has left the team to seek treatment for emotional issues, according to multiple reports.
The Miami Dolphins’ latest acquisition took the practice field Tuesday and immediately began to cast a shadow over the left tackle position.
Even in Dan Marino’s heyday, when his infrequent handoffs were tantamount to a trick play, the Miami Dolphins had a more prolific ground game than this year’s team.
The Miami Dolphins are riding high after a 2-0 start ahead of the team’s home opener on Sunday. But there’s at least one area where the Dolphins need to make some major improvement: protecting quarterback Ryan Tannehill.