When the New England Patriots open their season Sunday against the Miami Dolphins, they know it’s going to be a hot day. But offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels reminds his players that both teams will have to deal with the heat. “Well, we’ll all be sweating like that, I’m sure,” McDaniels said on a conference call Tuesday. Show More Summary
Eight months after reconstructive surgery to repair his right ACL, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will play Week 1 against the Miami Dolphins. His role will be limited, but his impact on the field could be tremendous. There...Show More Summary
Bill Belichick is raining on Bruce Gronkowski’s parade. For the good of the team, of course. NBC Sports Pro Football Talk is reporting that Gronkowski has declared ready to play in Sunday’s season opener against the Miami Dolphins. Gronkowski...Show More Summary
Flash back to the end of the 2013 season, and the Miami Dolphins’ offensive line consisted of 34-year old tackle Bryant McKinnie, career backup Nate Garner at guard, 32-year-old tackle Tyson Clabo, guard John Jerry and Pro Bowl center...Show More Summary
Six days before meeting the Dolphins in the regular season opener, the Patriots have added an ex-Miami defensive back. The Pats were awarded second-year safety Don Jones on waivers from the Dolphins on Monday, the club said. The 24-year-old Jones notched a team-best 11 special teams tackles in 2013 for Miami, according to club statistics.…
Lamar Miller had been the lead back in the Dolphins' backfield committee for most of preseason, but Knowshon Moreno might have pulled ahead of him just before the real games start. We break down the fantasy implications. The Miami Dolphins seem committed to running a backfield committee with Lamar Miller and Knowshon Moreno. Show More Summary
Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker in Foxborough, Mass., on Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots' opener at Miami this Sunday.
DAVIE, Fla. -- The first offering of bad news happened this morning for the Miami Dolphins' defense: New England Patriots Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski declared himself ready to return in Week 1. Miami’s defense has traditionally struggled against the Patriots’ offense. Show More Summary
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- All hands are on deck for the New England Patriots as they began preparations Monday for the Sept. 7 regular-season opener at the Miami Dolphins. No players were missing from practice other than cornerback Brandon...Show More Summary
Rob Gronkowski is a go for the New England Patriots' Week 1 clash against the Miami Dolphins, which creates a realm of possibilities for fantasy football owners—and Tom Brady. Those owners who took the huge gamble on the 25-year-oldShow More Summary
According to New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, he is ready to go for his team's Week 1 tilt against the Miami Dolphins. Tight end Rob Gronkowski says he will suit up for the New England Patriots' Week 1 game, according to Tom E. Show More Summary
New England Patriots fans and fantasy owners of Rob Gronkowski can now rejoice. One of the best tight ends in the NFL has declared himself ready for Week 1 when his team travels to take on the Miami Dolphins. Gronkowski spoke about being...Show More Summary
After a long offseason followed by OTAs, training camp and minicamp, the Miami Dolphins are ready to start their 2014 campaign. The Dolphins have finally whittled their roster down to the league-mandated 53 players and, along the way, some very tough decisions were made. Show More Summary
The preseason was kind to the Miami Dolphins, as they achieved a 3-1 record and avoided major injuries to key players. Most importantly, the team was able to find players that can fill out the final 53-man roster and provide crucialShow More Summary
The Dolphins’ initial practice squad includes one of their draft picks. Sixth-round pick Matt Hazel, a wide receiver from Coastal Carolina, was among the 10 signees to the practice squad announced by Miami on Sunday. The 22-year-old Hazel caught six passes for 87 yards and a touchdown in preseason play for Miami. The Dolphins’ other…
Most significant move: The biggest move the Miami Dolphins made Saturday was releasing running back Daniel Thomas, a second-round pick in 2011. Thomas was once expected to be a future building block on offense. But Thomas never showed the skills needed to be a feature back. Show More Summary
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill needs to be at his best in 2014. There's an old metaphor about having one foot in the grave and the other on a banana peel, and the Dolphins' state of the franchise is in much the same position. Show More Summary
Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan pressured St. Louis Rams quarterback Garrett Gilbert on the final drive Thursday to help seal Miami’s 14-13 preseason victory. But after the final snap and in the locker room, reality set in for...Show More Summary
Some people are fans of the Miami Dolphins. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Miami Dolphins. This 2014 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read more...
Last night's match-up between the Miami Dolphins and St. Louis Rams marked the final preseason opportunity for Michael Sam to demonstrate his prowess on the field. With a team high 5.5 tackles as defensive end, the consensus seems to be...