What should we expect from tonight’s “game” against the Bears?   In a word:  nothing. Seriously, you have to go into these games knowing that they are a glorified practice session, rather than a true contest of who can score the most points.   If the Dolphins win or lose, that doesn’t matter of course. But just because the game itself doesn’t mean anything, there are still things to pay attention to.  The Miami Herald (and their copycat friends at The Phinsiders) continue to report the obvious:  The Dolphins are unsettled at the guard position.  Caleb Sturgis has a challenger.  The running backs are allRead More →

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I don’t know about other Dolphin fans, but when I read about how practices are going, the only thing I’m looking for is if anyone tore an ACL or blew out a knee that day. Not much else matters. Do we care if some undrafted 15th-string wide receiver made a nice catch of a Mcleod Thompson pass against a bunch of ham-and-egger defenders who won’t be on the team this season? Do we care that the coaches “took note” of some bubble player who did well that day?  Remember how many times Michael Egnew looked great in practice and received so much praise in practice?Read More →

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A few random thoughts for us all to ponder… A few days ago, the Dolphins announced that they’d be wearing their throwback uniforms from the 1960s. The colors were aqua and orange, not stupid powder blue.  The Dolphin on the helmet was upright and majestic, proudly wearing his M helmet.    The Dolphin is in the middle of the sun, jumping in front of it.  (Trivia:   There used to be 2 teams whose logo included a helmet on their helmet.   The Dolphins were one, but now only one remains…?) Since this was announced, nearly everyone has been talking about how great these uniformsRead More →

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Let’s not kid ourselves.  The New England Patriots ARE Tom Brady.  They will lose at least 3 of the 4 games without him, and more than likely all four. The bad news is that none of those four games are against Miami.  Why couldn’t we play N.E. in weeks 1, 2, 3, or 4? In Week One, the Patriots will lose to Pittsburgh.   That means Pittsburgh will be 1-0 and already 1-0 in an AFC game.  At the end of the year, that AFC record is hugely important. Next up is Buffalo.  This hurts even more than the Pittsburgh game.   Buffalo will getRead More →

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Jonathan Martin,  the Judas who turned his back on the Dolphins because his friends teased him, has retired from the NFL. Rather than simply have surgery, Martin has chickened out (again).  He opted to quit (again). I strongly predict a lawsuit coming from this.  As I reported many many times after reading the Wells Report and after watching Martin’s ludicrous interview withRead More →

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A few weeks ago we asked your opinion of Josh Freeman and his chances of replacing Matt Moore at #2 QB, let alone his chances of making the team. Freeman was released this afternoon. It wasn’t a bad move to bring him in, just in case Moore didn’t re-sign or Tannehill got hurt early in camp.  Dolphins Truth wishes Freeman the best of luck.Read More →

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Let’s hope the geniuses at Harvard are right. In a new scientific and mathematical study of the upcoming 2015 NFL season, scientists at Harvard analyzed a mind-numbing amount of data and determined that the Miami Dolphins will be in the Super Bowl. More than likely, the study did NOT take into account the negative role that Joe Philbin plays.  Our roster has improved greatly, but the man who controls that roster on game day is still the same old Clueless Joe. For example, the geeks at Harvard probably know that you do NOT call a defensive time out when the other team is exhausted andRead More →

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Former Dolphins Defensive Coordinator Bill Arnsbarger has passed away.   He was a genius. plain and simple.  No other way to describe what he did. He inherited a laughing stock defense under Don Shula, and in just a few short years had them playing in three Super Bowls in a row, winning the last two. He built the no-name defense and rode them to the championships.  When Bob Griese broke his leg, the Dolphins defense had to rise to a new level in 1972, they did so under Arnsbarger. Pay attention this weekend to what the old Dolphins say about this guy.   Every player will beRead More →

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Andre Johnson recently stated that the Dolphins were his first choice of teams to sign with, but Miami never reached out to him.   As many of our regular readers know, we’re not real big on spending big money on free agent receivers. You need to look no further than New England, who are perennial winners no matter who Tom Brady throws to.  Name me one WR that New England drafted in the last 10 years?    I can’t think of one.  Name me one big name WR that the Pats signed as a free agent?   Not a one….unless you count Danny Amendola. Could Andre Johnson haveRead More →

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Ryan Tannehill doesn’t have to worry about unemployment.  Neither, it would seem, does Matt Moore nor Josh Freeman. The three quarterbacks should be with the Dolphins on opening day.  Tannehill will be the starter, leaving Moore and Freeman to battle for the backup job.   Joe Philbin does not like to carry a third emergency QB on game days.   Dolphins Truth feels this is a risky move, but Philbin has gotten away with it so far. An NFL team can only dress 51 players on game day.ou carry 3 QBs, that means you have 48 others to work into the game.  Dressing only twoRead More →

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Jonathan Judas Martin, who whined his way out of Miami and cost Pro Bowl guard Richie Incognito his job, will now be back with the Dolphins…sort of. Martin, as part of the Carolina Panthers, will participate in joint practices in August with the Dolphins.  I’m not sure why teams practice with other teams. It seems that injuries are more likely and the familiarity is not there.  These practices will be held in advance of the Panther-Dolphin preseason game. It will be interesting to see how the Dolphins treat this fallen traitor.   I will lose respect for any Dolphin who still respects this big crybaby.Read More →

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Sal Alosi, who cowardly tripped Nolan Carroll from the sidelines in a blindside assault, was himself assaulted by rapper P. Combs Diddy, or whatever he calls himself these days. Alosi is the Tripping Coach at UCLA nowadays. Was Diddy belatedly angry because of what the notoriously cheating Alosi did to our Nolan?   No word yet, but stayed tuned.   🙂Read More →

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As noted in various news sources, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is weakening the Dolphins yet again. He weakens the team by not concentrating his efforts on the team. As many of our readers know, our main complaint about Mr. Ross is that he has too many interests and business ventures besides the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins become one of many hobbies for him, rather than his obsession, as it should be. Mr. Ross is as generous and as intelligent as they come. But… Quick! Name me one non-Yankee venture that George Steinbrenner wasted his time and money on. When is Jerry Jones in the newsRead More →

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Joe Philbin, who must think the Dolphins went 19-0 last year, ended minicamp early and canceled the entire third day of camp. Apparently, Philbin doesn’t think the Dolphins need to practice anything.  Apparently, he thinks going 8-8 every year is ideal and so why work harder to improve? The Patriots also canceled their third day of minicamp.  But there’s a big difference between the Patriots and the Dolphins.  As a matter of fact, many teams around the NFL ended minicamps early.   Does that mean Philbin had to end ours early too?  No! Why not gain the upper hand on our opponents by asking theRead More →

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The Dolphins signed defensive tackle CJ Mosley to a deal. Miami will be Mosley’s 6th different team, so you have to wonder what he has left in the tank.  You also have to wonder why FIVE other teams let him go in the past. The defensive tackles at this point are Kong Suh, Mosley, AJ Francis,  Anthony Johnson, Earl Mitchell, and rookie draft choices Jordan Phillips and Ellis McCarthy.  We’ll predict that McCarthy gets cut, leaving 6 D tackles on the roster.   Would 5 have been enough?   What did Philbin/Hickey see in Mosley that made them want to offer a deal?Read More →

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It’s very early in the 2015 pre-season, but a few things are worth looking at. I watched Joe Philbin’s press conference a few times to see if I could discern anything useful or honest, but it was the usual Philbin stuff.  “We had a good day of practice” etc.   The one thing that stands out to me is the softball questions that the media tosses him.  “How was Jarvis Landry today?”    “Will there be competition for the starting positions? etc.   It’s rather silly of the media to feed Philbin questions like that. Press Conference Here. Let me into a press conference, andRead More →

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We all know about Philbinland. It’s that magical place that Joey P. goes to in his own head on game day.  The place where you call a timeout so the opponent can regroup.  The place where you give away points because you’re too unobservant to call for a challenge.  The place where you lose game after game and then say, “I made the right calls” and “We will get better.” And, most sad of all, Philbinland is the place where you can have zero accomplishments in three years and still be given extra time and millions and millions of extra dollars. Let’s face it:  JoeRead More →

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