While tags are flying around in record numbers, the Dolphins will not be using their franchise tag. Dolphins coach Tony Sparano said Thursday his team will not designate offensive tackle Vernon Carey, safety Yeremiah Bell nor linebacker Channing Crowder as Miami’s franchise player.
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The single wing, or Wildcat formation, became all the rage in Week 3 last season in New England, when the Dolphins and head coach Tony Sparano unveiled the latest version of the old-school formation on the NFL level. The formation had been tried in the past, but not to the success that the Dolphins had with it against the Patriots in a 38-13 victory. Other teams soon followed Miami’s lead, but is the formation here to stay?
The Jets’ hiring of head coach Rex Ryan received an endorsement from a New York legend — Bill Parcells. That’s because the former Giants and Jets head coach sees himself in Ryan, Parcells told the New York Post on Friday:
Be honest, the Dolphins hiring of Tony Sparano didn’t exactly knock you off your feet. In fact, you probably made Tony Soprano jokes. But you can’t argue with the results, as the Dolphins will play host to the Ravens in an AFC Wild Card Game on Sunday. Palm Beach Post columnist Greg Stoda believes that the Dolphins finally got it right in their coaching search.
Dolphins outside linebackers coach Jim Reid, who left the team’s training facility in an ambulance on Wednesday after experiencing dizziness, underwent surgery today for an undisclosed ailment.