September 16th, 2014
Posted in Injuries
Dolphins Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey returned to practice on Tuesday, working with his teammates for the first time since undergoing hip surgery in late June, Omar Kelly and Keven Lerner of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel report.
It is unclear how extensive he’s practicing, or when Pouncey will be able to return to the starting lineup. When the Dolphins were doing team drills, Pouncey watched while standing behind Samson Satele, his replacement for the past two weeks.
Pouncey, who was inactive for the Dolphins’ first two games, initially set the Sept. 28 game against the Oakland Raiders as his target for a return.
Pouncey is a week shy of rehabbing his surgically repaired hip for three months. He was initially given a two- to three-month timetable for rehabbing his hip injury.
September 14th, 2014
Posted in Injuries
Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno hurt his left elbow on his first carry against the Bills on Sunday, the Associated Press reports.
The Dolphins announced Moreno and would not return.
Driving up the middle for a 4-yard gain, Moreno was initially hit on the right side by safety Nickell Robey. Linebacker Nigel Bradham then struck Moreno from the left, hitting him directly in the arm.
Moreno immediately clutched his left forearm as he lay on the field. He was attended to by trainers and then escorted to the locker room.
September 14th, 2014
Posted in Injuries
Miami – DE Terrence Fede, OT Jason Fox, DT Bruce Gaston, LB Koa Misi, C Mike Pouncey, LB Jordan Tripp, OT Billy Turner
Buffalo - RB Bryce Brown, CB Ross Cockrell, OT Cyrus Kouandjio, DB Johnathan Meeks, OL Cyril Richardson, LB Keith Rivers, TE Lee Smith
September 7th, 2014
Posted in Game Stories
The Dolphins got off to a great start opening day, topping the rival Patriots 33-20 to get off to a quick 1-0 start.
Knowshon Moreno led the Dolphins ground game, going for 134 yards and a fourth-quarter touchdown that sealed the outcome.
Ryan Tannehill threw for two scores as the Fins just beat up the Pats after a close first half. The Dolphins were able to go off for 23 unanswered points in the second half to become the first team since 2003 to beat New England in a season-opener.
For the first time since Week 3 of the 2012 season, the Patriots will end a weekend without at least a share of the AFC East lead.
Tom Brady threw a scoring pass to Rob Gronkowski, and Shane Vereen had a rushing touchdown for New England. Brady finished 29 of 56 passing for 249 yards.
Tannehill completed 18 of 32 passes for 178 yards.
It was 20-10 at the half, New England outgaining the Dolphins 248-138 to that point. And then everything changed, and it went the way of the Dolphins to get the huge win.
September 2nd, 2014
Posted in Game Previews
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS AT MIAMI DOLPHINS
||7 of past 9
|COACHES VS. OPP.
||12/15/13: Patriots 20 at Dolphins 24. Miami QB Ryan Tannehill throws for 312 yards & 3 TDs (120.6 passer rating). Dolphins WR Mike Wallace has 6 catches for 105 yards & TD.
|LAST GAME AT SITE
||CBS (2:15 PM MT): Greg Gumbel, Trent Green, Evan Washburn (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 91 (NE), 136 (Mia.). XM: 230 (Mia.).
||Edelman: 105 (3C)-1,056-10.1-6
||Cha. Jones: 11.5 (T3C)
||Vernon: 11.5 (T3C)
||Ryan: 5 (T1C)
||Fields: 48.8 (2L)
||Gostkowski: 158 (1L) (44/44 PAT; 38/41 FG)
||Sturgis: 111 (33/33 PAT; 26/34 FG)
PATRIOTS: Have 10+ wins in 11 consecutive seasons, 2nd-longest streak in NFL history (1983-98 49ers, 16)…Head coach BILL BELICHICK (199) needs 1 win to become 6th coach in NFL history with 200 regular-season wins…QB TOM BRADY has 11 division titles, most by starting QB in NFL history. Brady’s 148 regular-season wins are tied for 3rd-most all-time by starting QB. For career, Brady is 17-7 vs. Dolphins & has 42 TDs vs. 20 INTs & 89.8 rating. Brady (49,149) needs 177 pass yards to surpass HOFer WARREN MOON (49,325) for 6th all-time…Since 2012, RB STEVAN RIDLEY ranks 1st in AFC with 19 rush TDs. Averages 4.5 yards/att. (2,477 yards, 555 att.), highest avg. in club history (min. 500 att.). Has 4 rush TDs in past 4 vs. Mia…In 2013, JULIAN EDELMAN led NE in rec. (105) & rec. yards (1,056), both career-highs. Joined WES WELKER & TROY BROWN as only players in club history with 100 catches in season. In last meeting, had career-high 139 yards & 13 catches with TD. TE ROB GRONKOWSKI has TD catch in 4 of past 5…S DEVIN MC COURTY has 2 career INTs vs. Mia. In past 4 vs. Dolphins, CB DARRELLE REVIS has 3 INTs, including 100-yard TD, FF & FR…DOLPHINS: QB RYAN TANNEHILL had career-highs in pass yards (3,913) & TDs (24) in 2013. Has passed for 7,207 career yards, 5th-most in 1st 2 seasons in NFL history. Only Dolphins QB to pass for 3,000+ yards in each of 1st 2 career seasons. In last meeting, passed for 312 yards with 3 TDs & 0 INTs for 120.6 rating…In past 2 vs. NE, RB LAMAR MILLER has 173 scrim. yards (150 rush, 23 rec.)…In 4 career games vs. NE, WR MIKE WALLACE has 352 rec. yards (88/game) & 3 TDs. Had 105 yards & 39-yard TD catch in last meeting. WR BRIAN HARTLINE has posted 1,000+ rec. yards in back-to-back seasons & can become 1st Dolphin to do so in 3 consecutive years. Hartline (3,769) needs 231 rec. yards to become 7th player in club history to reach 4,000 career. Aims for 7th in row with 4+ catches vs. NE…DE CAMERON WAKE ranks 4th in club history with 51.5 sacks & needs 5.5 to surpass TRACE ARMSTRONG (56.5) for 3rd in team annals. Has 4.5 sacks in past 6 vs. NE. LB OLIVIER VERNON led team with 11.5 sacks in 2013. Has 5 sacks in past 6 vs. AFC East…S MICHAEL THOMAS had 1st career INT in last meeting.
August 2nd, 2014
Posted in News
The Dolphins are going to work out kicker Brandon Bogotay on Sunday, Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports citing a league source.
Bogotay played his college ball at Georgia. He handled kickoff duties, converted seven career point-after touchdowns and made 1 of 2 field goals as a senior with his only miss coming from 52 yards.
Bogotay kicked behind Vikings Pro Bowl kicker Blair Walsh at Georgia. He also kicked some last season for the Browns.