1. Wildcat By The Numbers

    Now that we have three weeks worth of Miami Wildcat numbers, I thought it would be a good time to start keeping track of this formation's success, both in absolute terms and in comparison with the base offensive formations...

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  2. Miami Dolphins' Training-Camp Primer: Specialists

    The final segment of the training camp positional previews looks at the specialists. Here's a closer look at the individual specialists currently on the roster and what can be expected of them this coming season...

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  3. Dolphins Training Camp Primer: Safeties

    Next up in the series of training camp positional previews are the safeties.What to expect: Miami's group of safeties dropped like flies last season, with ligaments snapping seemingly every game...

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  4. Dolphins Training Camp Primer: Cornerbacks

    Next up in the positional previews are the cornerbacks.What to expect: In order to gauge the effectiveness of Miami's secondary last year, stay away from the NFL's pass defense rankings. The NFL ranks pass defenses by average pass yards allowed per game.

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  5. Dolphins Training Camp Primer: Linebackers

    Next up in the series of training camp positional previews are the linebackers.What to expect: With the trade of Jason Taylor, the linebacking corps is in a bit of disarray at the moment, and ...

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  6. Dolphins Training Camp Primer: Defensive Line

    Today I'm beginning my look at the defensive side of the ball with the defensive linemen.What to expect: First off, since Miami is transitioning to more of a full-time 3-4 defense as opposed ...

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  7. Dolphins Training Camp Primer: Offensive Line

    Concluding my look at the offensive side of the ball, today's training camp positional preview will focus on the offensive linemen. (I will be referencing some advanced metrics like Adjusted Line Yards...

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  8. Miami Dolphins Training Camp Primer: Tight Ends

    Continuing with my look at the offensive side of the ball, today's training camp positional preview will focus on the tight ends. What To Expect Miami brought in David Martin last year to fill the team's need for a starting tight end...

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  9. Miami Dolphins Training-Camp Primer: Wide Receivers

    Next up in the series of positional previews are the wide receivers. What to expect Talk about a motley crew. Miami's ragtag bunch of receivers don't have much combined experience in this league, ...

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  10. Dolphins Training Camp Primer: Running Backs and Fullbacks

    Up next in the training camp positional previews are the running backs and fullbacks. What to expect: Miami's offense is predicated on a power running game and Ronnie Brown was one ...

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  11. Dolphins Training Camp Primer: Quarterbacks

    Training camp practices are set to begin on July 26 in Miami, so now is a good time to start my annual practice of sorting through the personnel of each position to gauge the strengths and weaknesses of the Dolphins as they head into camp...

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  12. If the Dolphins Are Smart, They'll Stay Away From Favre

    You've probably seen this before. A prominent player is rumored to be available by either trade or an imminent release from his team...

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  13. Jason Taylor Was, Is, and Always Will Be a Leader

    First, let me start off by congratulating Jason Taylor for finishing in second place on Dancing With The Stars. Most people who follow football—and the Dolphins in particular—can't ...

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  14. Dolphins Draft Preview: Offensive Line

    Here is the fourth installment of my positional draft preview. The players that I am discussing are those that the Dolphins have worked out, interviewed, or had other such contact with...

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  15. Miami Dolphins Draft Preview: Wide Receivers and Tight Ends

    Here is the third installment of my positional draft preview. The players that I am discussing are those that the Dolphins have worked out, interviewed, or had other such contact with. Today, I will be looking at wide receivers and tight ends...

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  16. Dolphins Draft Preview: Running Backs and Fullbacks

    Here is the second installment of my positional draft preview. The players that I am discussing are those that the Dolphins have worked out, interviewed, or had other such contact with. Today, I will be looking at running backs and fullbacks...

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  17. Scouting the NFLDraft in Miami: Quarterbacks

    After a rather uneventful March, it is now time to jump into draft coverage headfirst. I'm going to start my draft coverage by going through the players who either the Dolphins or the local papers ...

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  18. Miami Dolphins Free Agency Preview: Defense

    This is Part VI of an ongoing look at Miami's options in free agency. Due to the fact that free agency starts at midnight tonight, I won't have time to provide a full write-up for every defensive position like I did for the offensive side of the ball...

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  19. Miami Dolphins Free Agency Preview: Offensive Line

    This is Part V of an ongoing look at Miami's options in free agency. For the previous installments, see: Part I: NFL-Miami_Dolphins-Miami_Dolphins_Free_Agency_Preview_Quarterbacks-200208">Quarterbacks ...

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  20. Miami Dolphins Free Agency Preview: Tight Ends

    This is Part IV of an ongoing look at Miami's options in free agency. For the previous installments, see:Part I: NFL-Miami_Dolphins-Miami_Dolphins_Free_Agency_Preview_Quarterbacks-200208">QuarterbacksPart ...

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  21. Miami Dolphins Free Agency Preview: Wide Receivers

    This is Part III of an ongoing look at Miami's options in free agency. For the previous installments, see:Part I: NFL-Miami_Dolphins-Miami_Dolphins_Free_Agency_Preview_Quarterbacks-200208">Quarterbacks, ...

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  22. Miami Dolphins Free Agency Preview: Running Backs

    This is Part II of my free agency preview for the Dolphins. Part I, detailing the options at quarterback, can be seen NFL-Miami_Dolphins-Miami_Dolphins_Free_Agency_Preview_Quarterbacks-200208">here...

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  23. Miami Dolphins Free Agency Preview: Quarterbacks

    As the Scouting Combine begins to get under way, a lot of attention is going to turn towards the Draft. However, with free agency beginning on February 29, now is a good time to take a look at ...

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  24. Zach Thomas: Miami Misses You Already

    Talk about having your heart ripped out on Valentine's Day...Zach Thomas, the heart and soul of the Miami Dolphins, has been released by the team. This is a sad, sad day, indeed...

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  25. The Purge Begins: What Miami Lost (or gained) in the First Wave

    The reasonable thing to ask after this first purge of the roster is what exactly did Miami lose, if anything, and were the right decisions made.In every case, the answer is 'yes.'The Dolphins have entered a new phase - one of accepted rebuilding...

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