The Dolphin Report

By Ron Poltorack

Archive for December, 2013

PLAYOFFS, DON’T HOLD YOUR BREATH DOLFANS

Just one week after getting totally embarrassed by the cellar-dweller Buffalo Bills, the Miami Dolphins once again found themselves needing a win to get into the NFL Playoffs and instead got embarrassed by the New York Jets.  They got beat in every phase of the game, losing 20-7, by a team they destroyed just 4 [...]

HOOTIE’S CRYING TONIGHT

Just when it appeared the Dolphins were headed to the playoffs, they traveled to Buffalo and played absolutely heartless, gutless, uninspired football in a game that meant everything to them.  As a result, they were beaten and beaten up in an embarrassing 19-0 shutout loss.  How a team on a 3-game winning streak needing a [...]

THE LONGEST 75 SECONDS

When you’re holding a 24-20 lead with 1:15 left to play, missing key players in the defensive backfield and facing Tom Brady, time moves ever so slowly.  And while Fins’ QB Ryan Tannehill could only watch helplessly as his defense tried to hold on to the 4-point lead he had managed to give his team, [...]

DOLPHINS KEEP THE BALL IN THE AIR

With the season hanging by a thread the Fins managed to keep their slim playoff hopes alive for another week by defeating the Steelers 34-28 on a snowy day at Heinz Field.  It was a day of firsts for the Fins as they managed to put up more than 28 points for the first time [...]

JETS MAKE DOLPHINS LOOK GOOD

It seems that all it took to make the Miami Dolphins look good was a trip to the Meadowlands to play the hapless Jets.  The Fins won 23-3, scoring more points than they had since they scored 23 in a loss to the Ravens on October 6.  Never mind that the Jets’ 11 prior opponents [...]

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