Kenny Vaccaro visiting the Miami Dolphins

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that former Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro will visit the Miami Dolphins this Thursday. This comes just one day after linebacker Terence Garvin signed with the team. Garvin played fifteen games(with three starts) for the Seattle Seahawks, while Vaccaro is a former first round pick. Some have questioned why the…

Stop Helping the Patriots

Seems like it happens around this time every year. As free agency passes us by and we head towards the NFL Draft the New England Patriots pull of a surprising deal. This year the Patriots traded wide receiver Brandin Cooks to the Los Angeles Rams for the 23rd overall pick. The Rams also sent their…

Miami Dolphins: Top Three Needs for 2015

This is a special time of year in the NFL. Some are fortunate enough to compete in the playoffs hoping all the hard work might pay off in a Super Bowl berth. Others find themselves at the other end of the spectrum searching for a new head coach to hopefully steer the ship away from…

The Return of College Football Saturday

Certain events herald in the different season for some of us. Regardless of the actual start date, the last day of school always told me that summer was here. In the same way the first college football Saturday let me know that fall was here. These are my thoughts on the beginning of the College…

Miami Dolphins Training Camp Primer: Linebackers

The linebacker position was an issue last season that needed addressing. I wrote about it leading up to the draft. It can be found here. It was a frustrating situation. Dannell Ellerbee and Philip Wheeler were brought in to inject youth and speed to the linebacking corps. They were expected to improve an already solid front seven….

Miami Dolphins Training Camp Primer: Defensive Line

  The Miami Dolphins defensive line was a strength of this team last season and it continues to be one this year. Even with the departure of Paul Soliai and the 4-game suspension of last years first round pick Dion Jordan this unit should continue to impress. It is not simply the talent on the field it…

Miami Dolphins Training Camp Primer: Offensive Line

  It is rare that a teams number one need heading into the offseason is as obvious as the Miami Dolphins was headed into this offseason. Giving up 58 sacks will do that. Having a scandal hijack your season will do that. Needing to replace 3/5ths of your offensive line will do that. There is…

First Day of OTAs. 100 days to NFL season.

Today is the first day of OTAs (organized team activities), the precursor to NFL training camps. Some are covering today as if it matters. It really does not. Teams simply kick the tires and try to knock off some of the rust. For fans it does give us some hope. If nothing else it is the…

Miami Dolphins 2014 Draft: Rounds 4-7

Last time I wrote about the first two days of the NFL Draft. (found here) This time around I tackle the final day, rounds four through seven. I love this day. These are the longshots, the surprises. Terrell Davis and Tom Brady were found here before leading their teams to the Super Bowl. Zach Thomas fell…