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Miami Dolphins 53-Man Roster Snapshot 1.0

The Miami Dolphins have only completed four training camp practices, but it’s never too early to begin discussing how the team’s 53-man roster might shape up. So much could change by the time Miami’s five exhibition games have concluded, but the 53 always becomes one of the more interesting topics during the preseason. Please note […]

Miami Dolphins Training Camp Primer: Secondary

In a passing league, the Miami Dolphins’ secondary didn’t have the necessary pieces to contain the league’s top quarterbacks in 2012. Finishing 27th against the pass wasn’t going to cut it for a team with playoff aspirations, so the Dolphins went out and signed former Pro Bowl corner Brent Grimes and used three draft picks on defensive backs […]

Miami Dolphins Minicamp Report: Starks returns, but not as starter

Pro Bowl defensive tackle Randy Starks joined his teammates for the first time this offseason as the Dolphins opened up mandatory minicamp this morning. Starks had been absent from the team’s entire offseason training program, including OTA practice sessions, as he protested being slapped with the franchise tag. Being subject to a $66,000 fine for […]

Miami Dolphins OTA Report: 6/3

Football usually isn’t an afterthought no matter what time of year it is. But today, a day when LeBron James and the Miami Heat square off against the Indiana Pacers in a do-or-die game 7 with a trip to the NBA finals at stake, the Dolphins’ final open media OTA practice seems insignificant relatively speaking. […]

Dolphins sign rookies Jenkins, Sturgis, and Jones

The Dolphins began the process of getting their nine draft picks under contract today, signing linebacker Jelani Jenkins, kicker Caleb Sturgis, and cornerback Don Jones. Jelani Jenkins, who was taken in the fourth-round, is expected to be a significant special-teams contributor this season and potentially a starter at outside linebacker in the future. Caleb Sturgis, […]

Miami Dolphins State of the Franchise: Secondary

The Dolphins managed to stay in the NFL’s spotlight for the duration of offseason activity. Spending $178.73 million on new contracts tends to get people’s attention. And Jeff Ireland aggressively trading up to the third overall pick for Dion Jordan was one of the major bombshells of the draft. But it’s easy to make headlines […]

Open Forum: Submit your grade for the Dolphins’ draft

After months of speculation and three days of bedlam, the 2013 NFL Draft is officially in the books. There were a plethora of directions the Dolphins could have went in this draft, but chose to potentially put the finishing touches on what could be a top five defense. Miami’s draft class has received some mixed […]

Dolphins wrap up 2013 NFL Draft by selecting DB Don Jones

The Miami Dolphins have made their final decision of the 2013 NFL Draft, selecting Arkansas State defensive back Don Jones. Jones is the third defensive back taken in this draft by Miami after Jeff Ireland doubled down on cornerbacks with Jamar Taylor in the second round and Will Davis in the third. Jones, however, will […]