Monthly Archive: July 2012

Reasons Why David Garrard Wins The Starting Job

Garrard flexes for pic: Courtesy of Sportstwo.com

  Recently, I wrote an article detailing Matt Moore’s past and uphill battle in the NFL while giving him praise for his accomplishments last year. Enough cannot be said for a QB that was signed just prior to the beginning of a lockout year and had very little practice and then was  called upon in …

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Dolphins Camp Moving Right Along

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As the Miami Dolphins enter their first ‘day off’ of training camp, some interesting story lines are beginning to take place on both sides of the ball.  The new coaching regime is clearly mixing things up to get an idea of how all of the pieces of this team are going to fit together.  One …

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More on Moore

Matt Moore. Photo by Dolfansnyc.com

The QB competition has started and Matt Moore is the incumbent with the starting job to lose. No, that isn’t true. This will be the first training camp in a long, long time that not two, but  three QB’s have a legitimate shot at starting in Houston on September 9th. Let’s be honest, Pat Devlin …

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Cancer Is Not A Celebrity Issue

Last year, the Miami Dolphins hosted their annual Miami Dolphins Cycling Challenge in the name of former Dolphins great, Jim Mandich.  Last year, we here at PhinPhanatic.com joined that cause by donating over $500.00 to the cause in the name of former Miami Dolphins fansite webmaster, Tom Eddie.  This year we will be doing the same and once again are asking you to help …

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An Interview With Richie Incognito

  Earlier this morning, as the Miami Dolphins left the field following their second day of training camp, a hot sweaty Richie Incognito bypassed the showers and the media to hook up with the FinSiders and a bunch of web hacks like myself. Richie fielded questions from a myriad of representatives from various Miami Dolphins websites, including PhinPhanatic.com, our sister site, where I had the …

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NFL Offseason Review: Part II

On the eve of training camp for the Miami Dolphins, I thought it would be a perfect time to take a peak at what the AFC did during the offseason.  Yesterday, we took a look at a loaded NFC.  It’s going to be a helluva battle to make the playoffs, with 2 divisions boasting 3 …

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NFL Offseason Review: Part I

Finally, the wait is over.  The Miami Dolphins are about to embark on a new season.  New and old players are filled with hope for the new season.  Most of the coaching staff is entering it’s first training camp with this team.  The offseason started with chants of Fireland, and ends with plenty of questions to be answered. …

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Meet Jonathon Martin

Jonathon Martin: Courtesy Sun Sentinel

Last year I did a series on getting to know the players on the roster a little better. Today, the young tradition continues and I can’t think of a better way to kick it off than to write about Jonathon Martin. Is it me or does it seem the media is concentrating on Ryan Tannehill …

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Miami Dolphins Start Training Camp In Less Than Two Weeks

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It’s here already.  Training camps across the NFL will be under way by the end of the month.  The Miami Dolphins have been very active this offseason, replacing a coaching staff and installing a completely different offense, and defense.  The team is entering a new era.  Gone is the ground and pound offense, replaced by …

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Coyle’s Kids Need To Come Of Age

    Last season, the Miami Dolphins secondary was about as bad as bad can be.  According to Pro Football Focus, Vonte Davis ranked at #43, with Sean Smith at #105 at CB.  At S, Culver was #49, and Jones was #56.  Our FA addition, in Marshall, was #51.  Carroll, Clemons, and Wilson did not …

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