The Dolphin Report

By Ron Poltorack

Archive for November, 2013

NOT THIS WEEK

They had the opportunity, but the Miami Dolphins could not do it 2 weeks in a row.  Last week Brent Grimes made a great play in the end zone on the game’s final play to preserve the victory, but this week the defense gave up a touchdown pass with 43 seconds remaining to enable the [...]

BARELY SURVIVING

On Sunday, the beleaguered Miami Dolphins hosted the San Diego Chargers, a team that had lost 2 straight, and barely survived.  The game was not over until Brent Grimes knocked away Philip Rivers’ potential game-winning touchdown pass on the final play to preserve a 20-16 win.  The Fins not only barely survived the game, but [...]

A NEW LOW

The Miami Dolphins travelled to Tampa Bay for an appearance on Monday Night Football and set a new low while losing 22-19.  Actually, they set a couple of new lows on national television.  The 2 yards total rushing was the lowest total in the entire history of the franchise.  But the biggest low has to [...]

THE “OFFENSIVE” LINE

As events continue to unfold around Dolphins’ camp, new meaning is given to the phrase offensive line.  While the Fins’ o-line seemed to be quite offensive on the field for much of this season in which it has surrendered sacks at an alarming rate, we are now seeing just how offensive this line really has [...]

THE DEFENSE NEVER RESTS

The story line of the Dolphins’ first win in over a month was truly that the defense never rests.  And that was never truer than in the third quarter when the offense did not step onto the field until there was only 2:03 left in the quarter.  But in many ways the defense gets the [...]

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