Traveling around to different stadiums and getting your first glimpse at a team’s home atmosphere never gets old. There’s still a few I need to check off — Seattle and Green Bay are at the top of my list now — but I always appreciate looking around and understanding what makes a stadium tick. And I’ll never forget my first trip to Sun Life Stadium in South Florida. That’s where the Dolphins play, and I distinctly remember looking around in the home of this storied franchise and thinking two thoughts — 1. This is it? 2. Um, seriously? It was half-filled by kickoff and there was no buzz inside the stadium. Outside the stadium, the team did this bizarre orange […]
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Dolphins owner Stephen Ross wants the team to pick QB Ryan Tannehill with the No. 8 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, ProFootballTalk.com reported Sunday, citing a league source.
After his performance at the Texas A&M pro day on Thursday, I think there’s a very good chance that QB Ryan Tannehill can be a top pick in the NFL Draft in April.
While Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland wouldn’t go into detail about his team’s pursuit of a quarterback, he did acknowledge a billboard purchased this week by fans pining for Peyton Manning.
Channing Crowder said from Radio Row on Wednesday that he’s ready to return to the NFL. He said it won’t be with the Dolphins though, not as long as general manager Jeff Ireland is still with the team.
Quarterbacks were a main thread of discussion as the NFL Scouting Combine opened because the position presents some interesting challenges for NFL teams.
Posted: Thursday, February 24th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Rex Ryan, 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, Anthony Castonzo, Bob Sanders, Brian Billick, Cam Newton, Chad Henne, Chan Gailey, Gabe Camiri, Jason Garrett, Jeff Ireland, Jim Harbaugh, John Fox, Josh Freeman, Kyle Orton, Mark Dominik, Mark Sanchez, Nate Solder, Rob Ryan, Ron Rivera, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tim Tebow, Trent Baalke
As we wrap up Day 1 of the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, we’ll leave you with a few thoughts (some random), observations and highlights from what we’ve heard.
Dolphins second-year WR Patrick Turner isn’t drawing praise from teammates.
I think the Brandon Marshall trade is a great deal for the Miami Dolphins on several different levels.
Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland said the team’s attempted release of veteran LB Joey Porter had nothing to do with his off-field comments, and more to do with his on-field performance.
Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2010 NFL Scouting Combine, Chan Gailey, Jeff Ireland, Jim Schwartz, Kevin, Kevin Colbert, Lucas Oil Stadium, Mike Singletary, Scot McCloughan, Scott Pioli
The opening scenes of the 2010 Scouting Combine are underway, as the first groups of the 329 invited players arrive and coaches and general managers meet with the media.
Posted: Friday, July 10th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Bobby Jindal, Buffalo Bills, Donovan McNabb, Fred Jackson, Jason Taylor, Jeff Ireland, Jeremy Maclin, Miami Dolphins, Michael Vick, New Orleans Saints, Sam Madison
Judging by his latest comments, Jason Taylor is happy to be back in Miami. Taylor, back with the Dolphins after one season in Washington, didn’t hide his enthusiasm from The Miami Herald when asked about working with Bill Parcells, coach Tony Sparano and company.