Posts Tagged ‘Joe Philbin’

Is it time for the Miami Dolphins to admit they are simply rebuilding?

There are times when I’ll have a thought (rare as it may be), and I’ll start to think of ways to articulate it in this space. I’ll go through a couple of options, figure out what I want to say, then begin writing. Other times, I’ll have an idea, then see a fellow reporter describe exactly what was going through my head probably better than I could. That was the case this morning with this column by Dave Hyde of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.¬† He begins discussing the fact that the Miami Dolphins home opener won’t be a sellout (amazing), and then morphs into a few other points. The most salient of which is this, noted “to give the new […]

New Dolphins coach Joe Philbin emerges as the big winner in the ill-fated Ochocinco Error

The Dolphins released WR Chad Johnson last night on the heels of his arrest on a domestic violence charge, ending that saga before it really began. Regardless of what the courts find, the player who used to be called Ochocinco became a distraction for his new team, and that was enough for new coach Joe Philbin. Earlier in the offseason, I wrote a guide to understanding Ochocinco¬†based on my time spent with him. In my closing comment, I said this: “Use your eyes and ignore the noise.” That is exactly what Philbin did in dismissing Johnson/Ochocinco. He used his eyes and saw a player who can’t really contribute anymore. And he ignored the noise, in this case the player’s explanation […]

Tannehill puts on a show at Texas A&M pro day

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.

Three and out: New York could have Giant WR opening

With Mario Manningham expected to hit free agency, the Giants could consider a number of options for what has become a rather productive No. 3 receiver position.

Three and out: Manning could be on the move

If Peyton Manning leaves the Colts, where will he end up? More importantly, how will it affect his fantasy value?

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