1:49 AM EST, Fri December 09, 2022
5 hours ago
Dolphins OC Frank Smith is excited to have Eric Fisher in the mix

Dolphins OC Frank Smith is excited to have Eric Fisher in the mix

Photo by Cooper Neill/ Miami signed the tackle to a deal earlier this week. The Dolphins signed 2013 No. 1 overall draft pick Eric Fisher after placing Austin Jackson on injured reserve with an ankle injury earlier this week. Fisher played 15 games for the Indianapolis Colts last season and he is yet to play in a game this year. “I have WD 40 in my backpack, so we’re good to go. No rust,” Dolphins’ offensive coordinator Frank Smith joked when asked if Fisher had shown signs of rust. ”No, it’s really I think ultimately for him, he has such a wealth of...
6 hours ago
Thursday Night Football: Las Vegas Raiders @ Los Angeles Rams Live Thread & Game Information

Thursday Night Football: Las Vegas Raiders @ Los Angeles Rams Live Thread & Game Information

Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Week fourteen of the NFL’s calendar kicks off with this evening’s Thursday Night Football game. This week's game features a showdown between the AFC West and the NFC West. The Las Vegas Raiders will return to one of their former home cities this evening when they face off against the Los Angeles Rams. The Rams enter the week coming off a six-game losing streak that doesn’t look to get much better with the loss of what many believe will be the remainder of the season, of starting quarterback Matthew Stafford. The...
6 hours ago
Tyreek Hill misses Thursday’s practice with an illness

Tyreek Hill misses Thursday’s practice with an illness

Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/ Hill was the only member of the team to miss practice. The Miami Dolphins were without Tyreek Hill on Thursday as the wide receiver was sidelined with an illness, according to the injury report. Linebacker Melvin Ingram (vet rest) and tackle Terron Armstead (toe/pec), who missed last Sunday’s game against San Francisco, did not participate in practice on Wednesday. On Thursday, however, Armstead was upgraded to limited participation and Ingram was a full-go. Hill was the only member of the Dolphins not to practice on...
10 hours ago
Dolphins vs. Chargers Week 14 preview

Dolphins vs. Chargers Week 14 preview

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Miami Dolphins visit the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday Night Football in Week 14. We collect all our preview, in-game, and recap coverage in one place for you. The Miami Dolphins stayed out west this week, choosing to remain in California between their Week 13 game at the San Francisco 49ers and their Week 14 Sunday Night Football appearance against the Los Angeles Chargers. The game could have major implications on the AFC playoff picture, where the Dolphins are currently the sixth seed while the Chargers are ninth in the conference...
10 hours ago
Thursday Night Football Week 14 winners picks: Raiders vs. Rams

Thursday Night Football Week 14 winners picks: Raiders vs. Rams

Photo by Chris Unger/ The Las Vegas Raiders return to their one-time hometown on Thursday Night Football as they visit the Los Angeles Rams. The NFL kicks off Week 14 with a meeting of two teams who, at one time, left Los Angeles. In 1995, the then Los Angeles Raiders returned to their original hometown, Oakland, to pick up where they left off when they moved south to LA in 1982. That same year, the Los Angeles Rams packed up and moved to St. Louis, where they played for 20 years. In 2016, the Rams returned to Los Angeles while in 2020, Oakland was once again jilted as...
20 hours ago
The Splash Zone 12/8/22: Where do the Dolphins rank after loss to 49ers?

The Splash Zone 12/8/22: Where do the Dolphins rank after loss to 49ers?

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/ Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours. The Miami Dolphins ended their five game win streak when they lost to the San Francisco 49ers this past Sunday. Fans were frustrated because it was the first bad game the offense has had in a while and the Dolphins also had plenty of chances to capitalize on certain situations. But they just couldn’t execute. For most of the season, the Dolphins have been ranked in the top...
21 hours ago
Football Outsiders rank Dolphins top 10 in DVOA metric through 13 weeks

Football Outsiders rank Dolphins top 10 in DVOA metric through 13 weeks

Photo by Megan Briggs/ Miami looks primed for a playoff push. Don’t let Sunday’s sluggish performance against the San Francisco 49ers distract you from the fact that the Miami Dolphins are one of the league’s top teams with just five games left in the regular season. Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and Miami’s offense are top 10 in points per game, top five in yards per game and the team’s defense is averaging four sacks over the last three weeks, which is the third most in the NFL. With a record of 8-4 and wins in five of the last six weeks, even the advanced...
Dec 7, 2022
It doesn’t need to be great, but Miami’s rushing offense needs to be better

It doesn’t need to be great, but Miami’s rushing offense needs to be better

Photo by Megan Briggs/ Is eight rushing attempts enough in to survive in January? Miami finished Sunday’s loss to the San Francisco 49ers with just eight rushing attempts. Raheem Mostert was responsible for the game’s best run, but the 18-yard carry was called back due to a holding call. Mostert finished with 30 yards on seven carries while teammate Jeff Wilson Jr. ran the ball just once, gaining three yards. Miami’s rushing attack averages four yards per carry and the team’s 22 rushing attempts per game ranks No. 30 in the league. The Dolphins average...
Dec 7, 2022
Phinsider Open Thread & Question Of The Day: Favorite Dolphins Game Vs Chargers All Time?

Phinsider Open Thread & Question Of The Day: Favorite Dolphins Game Vs Chargers All Time?

SetNumber: X47619 This coming Sunday night our Miami Dolphins will once again face off against a west coast team, the Los Angeles Chargers. Since the inception of the Dolphins, they have faced off against the Chargers a total of 32 times leading the series 17 to 15. Four of those 32 contests occurred in the playoffs in the divisional round with the series split 2 to 2. Some of the most memorable games in the long series came between Dan Marino and Dan Fouts, two of the most deadly quarterbacks of their era. For those of you that might need to jog your minds here’s a...
Dec 7, 2022
2023 NFL Pro Bowl: Tua Tagovailoa, Tyreek Hill Top-5 Vote-Getters early on

2023 NFL Pro Bowl: Tua Tagovailoa, Tyreek Hill Top-5 Vote-Getters early on

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/ Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and wide receiver Tyreek Hill are currently top-five in Pro Bowl voting. Voting for the 2023 NFL Pro Bowl kicked off a few weeks ago, and Miami Dolphins fans have been out in full-force voting for some of their favorite players. Today, the NFL announced the top-five vote-getters (early on), and to the surprise of no one, Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is first in pro bowl voting, receiving 138,390 votes. His star wide receiver, Tyreek Hill, is fourth in voting with 132,100. Let's turn it...
Dec 7, 2022
Dolphins Reacts Survey: Week 14

Dolphins Reacts Survey: Week 14

JIM RASSOL/THE PALM BEACH POST / USA TODAY NETWORK Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NFL. Throughout the year we ask questions of the most plugged-in Miami Dolphins fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to participate. Please take our survey
Dec 7, 2022
NFL Power Rankings Week 14: Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys sit alone at the top

NFL Power Rankings Week 14: Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys sit alone at the top

Photo by Scott Taetsch/ Here’s a look at my Week 14 NFL Power Rankings. Week 13 of the 2022 NFL season is officially in the books, and several teams have started to separate themselves from the rest of the pack. Your Miami Dolphins, unfortunately, suffered a 33-17 defeat to the San Francisco 49ers, so they’ll undoubtedly fall a spot or two in this week’s power rankings. But what about the other 31 NFL teams? The Philadelphia Eagles should remain at the top spot, but what about other #elite teams around the league? With Kevin busy taking care of real-life issues,...
Dec 7, 2022
Five Things I Think I Think About the Miami Dolphins - Week 13

Five Things I Think I Think About the Miami Dolphins - Week 13

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/ “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” — Vince Lombardi Decaying leaves flutter on a gentle breeze just outside the front window of a thatched cottage on the edge of the countryside. The grey clouds sail overhead, threatening rain, but none yet comes. Inside the cottage, a family sits quietly, watching from behind the pane. The father turns his head toward a scratching sound that seems to be coming from the door. It’s probably nothing. It must just be a tree branch in the wind. But just then: again....
Dec 7, 2022
The Splash Zone 12/7/22: The Tua Tagovailoa vs Justin Herbert debate

The Splash Zone 12/7/22: The Tua Tagovailoa vs Justin Herbert debate

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours. On Sunday night, the sports world will be graced with the battle between two of the top young quarterbacks in the NFL with Tua Tagovailoa and Justin Herbert. The Miami Dolphins selected Tua fifth overall back in the 2020 NFL Draft, while the Los Angeles Chargers selected Herbert sixth overall. For the first two seasons, it looks like the Dolphins had made the wrong choice at...
Dec 6, 2022
Phinsider Open Thread & Question Of The Day: How Will You Handle The Dolphins 12/25 Week 16 Game?

Phinsider Open Thread & Question Of The Day: How Will You Handle The Dolphins 12/25 Week 16 Game?

Photo by Mark Brown/ Our Miami Dolphins are holding onto an eight-and-four record after this past weekend with five more games left to play this season. The final five games and their outcomes are even more pressing for this team if they hope to stay in the playoff hunt with the chance to also win the AFC East for the first time in what feels like many lifetimes. The next five games include not only one more game with each of our AFC East rivals but also two out-of-division games, this upcoming weekend's game against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday night and a...