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Although the status of QB Tua Tagovailoa remains in question, we do know WR Will Fuller will be donning the aqua and orange for our Miami Dolphins this Sunday. Not only is it his first game with the team this season, it is also a boon for a squad desperate for offensive production. In today's episode, we look at Will Fuller's game specifically, what makes him special? And how can the Dolphins utilize him in their scheme to maximize his output? We talk deeply about that, as well as the shuffles on the offensive line which were reported earlier. How will these changes help the team? Too little too late? Or can we expect a bounce back performance from the offensive line. Lets Dive In!Sponsor: https://mybookie.ag/ (Use PROMO CODE "PHINSPOD")
As we move past this atrocious loss, there are some pieces of news that can provide some semblance of hope. First, it appears Tua Tagovailoa may very well be able to play in this game. We talk about why that is, and what to look out for in the coming days. We also look back at the Dolphins protection issues, who was to blame and can those issues be corrected moving forward? We touch on that, as well as other news and notes surrounding the Miami Dolphins, as well as this weekend's opponent, the Las Vegas Raiders. Join us, and let's dive in!Sponsor: https://mybookie.ag/ (Use PROMO CODE "PHINSPOD")
Boy, that was something huh? After so much hype and excitement, the Dolphins were sent plummeting back to Earth as they got decimated by the Buffalo Bills, 35-0. The game was lost early, when Tua Tagovailoa was hit on a clean shot by a Bills defender. The hit knocked him out of the game, and from there, things got worse. In this episode, we rant about the team, discuss what went wrong, and where there is still room to be hopeful. This is the PhinsPod after all, we always look at the silver lining. Join us, as we commiserate together, it will make the pain easier to bear I promise. Let's dive in!Sponsor: https://mybookie.ag/ (Use PROMO CODE "PHINSPOD")
In this preview show, we look at the Dolphins offensive, and defensive game plan to stop the Buffalo Bills. If Miami wins, they start the year 2-0 with a 2 game lead in the division, Buffalo would be 0-2, and the NFL world would be shocked. It's the exact statement game we have been craving for as fans, and now, the team will have an opportunity to arrive on the NFL stage with a big win in their home opener. We talk about how to defend Josh Allen and Buffalo's offensive attack, as well as what we need to see from Tua in order to feel good that he's the guy moving forward. There's all that and more in the latest edition of the show, so strap up and let's dive in!
Over the last 48 hours, NFL media members, Patriots beat reporters, and even some self proclaimed Miami Dolphins fans feel as if the Phins did not deserve to win the game on Sunday. Many feel Mac outplayed Tua, and that it was apparent that the lucky fumbles are what gave Flores the win. In today's episode, we come back to reality to talk about exactly why the Dolphins won, why they are the better team, and the great outlook we can have following a season opening win against a division rival. We look ahead briefly to this weekend's matchup against the Buffalo Bills, but mostly, we set the record straight on what happened Sunday night. Join us as we talk Dolphins, let's dive in!
The 2021 NFL season is officially underway as opening day has come and gone. The best part? Your Miami Dolphins are 1-0, atop the AFC East, and best of all, managed to get a tough fought victory on the road against Bill Belichick and the Patriots. Despite some struggles offensively, Miami was able to play god defense and help keep the ball out of the end zone. On today's show, we go over the game, talk about standouts on the offensive and defensive sides of the ball, as well as players who must perform better moving forward. Join us, this is a fun one, let's dive in!
On the 100th episode of the show, we channel our focus to this weekend's season opener in Foxboro against the New England Patriots. There is a lot of hype surrounding New England, mostly due to their Head Coach Bill Belichick, as well as a fresh faced rookie QB in Mac Jones. Is the hype worth buying into? In today's show, we look at Mac Jones' game, and compare it to Tua's. Who should be the better NFL quarterback? We settle that, as well as look into just how "dominant" a Coach Belichick truly is without one Tom Brady. This is a fun one, so be sure to listen, let's dive in!
In this Q&A edition of the show, Moose answers submissions from the PhinsPod Instagram account. From the state of the offensive line, Tua stat predictions, favorite players, and more, be sure to join us as this episode covers a range of topics. From recent news to more general questions about the direction of this franchise, be sure to listen to the latest episode of the show, and please leave a rating or subscribe if you're watching on YouTube. Without further ado, let's dive in!
As we get closer and closer to our Week One matchup against the division rival New England Patriots, we take a closer look at how the Dolphins are built. In this episode, we cover the latest news surrounding the team including the signing of CB Elijah Campbell formerly of the Jets, as well as go over the filling of the practice squad. Who made the squad and who is still looking for NFL work? We also delve in to the Patriots poaching of WR Malcolm Perry, we take a close look at what the waiver claim could mean on a deeper level, and what it says about the states of these two franchises. Buckle up, join us, and let's dive in!
The Miami Dolphins announced their final 53 man roster, and although there will be upheaval in the coming days, the core of this season's team is in place. There were some surprises, including the release of a former Pro Bowl defender, as well as the retainment of a stone handed wide receiver. Regardless, we dive in to the roster and give a grade to each position group. Where does the team stack up the best? And where there are potential pitfalls to look out for? Join us as we take a deep look at this year's team, let's dive in!
The Dolphins play their third and final preseason game this Sunday afternoon in Cincinnati against Joe Burrow and the Bengals. While Coach Flores has already announced that most of the prominent starters, guys like Tua, Xavien Howard, and Jerome Baker likely won't see any action. That doesn't mean there isn't immense value in this matchup, not just for insight on how the team will look come September, but also for guys looking to make the roster. The final spots are up for grabs, and position battles will be on full display. Ultimately, the players who make the biggest impact in the game will be given a shot in the NFL. In this episode, we go through each position group to see who has a spot locked up, and who needs to play well in order to continue their NFL futures. Join us as we talk about battles in the wide receiver room, the offensive line, and the secondary. It's a loaded one, so sit tight, and let's dive in!
The Miami Dolphins were tasked with narrowing their roster size to 80 players this week, so in this edition of the show, we look at who was released and what other surprising roster moves the team made. We touch on that, as well as the continued disrespect shown to the Miami Dolphins, and this time specifically, Xavien Howard. To wrap the show, we play a clip from a recent interview of Head Coach Brian Flores, where it is revealed that Bill Belichick may have been trying to hide the young coach from the NFL world. We'll get into all of it so strap up, and let's dive in!
The Pod is back and better than ever, mostly thanks to an amazing showing from Tua Tagovailoa and the Miami Dolphins in their second preseason game. Miami faced the Atlanta Falcons at home, and the game was never close. Albeit against backups, the Dolphins offense marched the ball up and down the field with ease and Tua looked far sharper and more confident. Join us as we look at Tua's performance, as well as the rest of the offense. From starters to promising backups who could earn a larger role, don't miss this one! We talk defense, and where there could still be some worry, and so much more. Let's get to it, and let's dive in!
With the new CBA, the NFL Preseason has changed. Rather than just one big day of cuts, the team has to spread out their releases, allowing them to give guys more meaningful reps as they fight to make the final 55 man roster. The team had to get to 85 players, and in this episode, we talk about the cuts, as well as some help the Dolphins received on the offensive line. The trade for Gregory Little could expose the weaknesses of Chris Grier's ability to draft lineman, we go through his history to see if we should be concerned. Additionally, we touch on other Miami Dolphins news and notes, join us, and let's dive in!
The Miami Dolphins look to build off the good seen in Chicago, while also picking up their areas of need. In this episode, we look at the good and bad things that were showcased, and what the team must do to address these issues. Specifically, we talk about the offensive line and their ability to run the ball, as well as Miami's run defense. Who needs to step up and who is in danger of being cut? Join us as we talk more Dolphins, and let's dive in!Be sure to follow the show wherever you are listening, or, watch us on YouTube and subscribe there as well!
Although the Phins fell 20-13 to the Chicago Bears to open the 2021 Preseason, the starting offense and defense showed superiority. We take a look at Tua's performance, what to glean from it, as well as the poor showing on the offensive line. Where should the team look for improvement as they barrel towards the opener against the New England Patriots. We also discuss the defense's spectacular performance, preventing Chicago from getting a first down. Who impressed? Who struggled? We cover it all in the latest episode! Be sure to listen and follow us to get even more Dolphins coverage. Let's Dive In!
As the Miami Dolphins travel up to Chicago to take on the Bears, we look into the released depth chart showing exactly where guys stand at this moment in time. Now obviously, it's a tentative ranking, but nonetheless Moose talks about who has an opportunity to showcase themselves and those who may be fighting for their NFL lives. Listen now and learn about Mike Gesicki's status, how this offense will function in 2021, and how many snaps we could expect to see the starters play on Saturday afternoon on Soldier Field.
The Miami Dolphins have come to terms with their star cornerback Xavien Howard. In this episode of the show, we look at the deal and determine what it means for the team, as well as what precedent it may set going forward. Additionally, we touch on the emergence of rookie safety Jevon Holland. Not only is the 2nd round pick making plays, but he has climbed the depth chart and may see starting action very soon. There was also an injury to rookie tight end Hunter Long, so we will update you on that as well. Join us, and please leave a rating and review if you enjoy the show. Fins Up and Let's Dive In!
Football is back. And we won't focus too much on the trash that was the Cowboys vs. Steelers Hall of Fame Game, instead, we look towards the Miami Dolphins and talk about the defensive front. Brian Flores will want an improved run defense, and can the current roster of guys get the job done?We'll discuss that, as well as what to expect from guys like Zach Sieler, Raekwon Davis, Christian Wilkins, Adam Butler, and others on the defensive interior. All those guys possess multiple years of experience in the system, is this the year it pays off? Listen to find out!Join the Pod, and Let's Dive In!
The pads came on and things got wild. In today's show, we discuss who shined in camp, as well as what we can take away from certain stand out performances. From Benardrick McKinney, the secondary, to quotes from some prominent Miami Dolphins corners, we cover it all. Join us and let's dive in!
The Dolphins are entering the third season of this regime. The first time in a long time where legitimate continuity has seemingly been established. Despite improvement each season, the NFL world continues to insist that the Miami Dolphins will struggle to repeat their success in this upcoming season. In this episode we ask why, looking at recent history as well as the premises surrounding the current expectations for this team. Should we be more hopeful than we are being lead on to be? Join us as we discuss this and more, including an update on the Xavien Howard front, as well as going through the weekly poll question on the PhinsPod YouTube Channel!Let's Dive In and Fins Up!
The start of Miami Dolphins Training Camp has really been a wild ride. From surprise injuries, strange contract restructures, and a Xavien Howard "hold-in," we have a lot to talk about. Join us as we look at how the start of camp bodes for the team, and where we can feel comfort, and where there should be concern. Please leave a review and subscribe to the podcast wherever it is that you're listening to us! Thank you so much Dolphins Nation! Fins Up and let's Dive In!
There has been plenty of speculation this week surrounding Deshaun Watson and where he will land. Many believe Miami is the most obvious choice, but in this episode, we discuss why that may not make the most sense. We also touch on Xavien Howard's situation (recorded prior to his statement release) and what the outcome could be. Join us as we dive in to the beginning of Training Camp and other Miami Dolphins news and tidbits.
The Miami Dolphins made a flurry of roster moves over the weekend ensuring some areas of need. That included signing LB Shaquem Griffin and CB Cre'Von LeBlanc to bolster the depth of the defense. Join us as we talk about these moves along with some others while gearing up for Training Camp. Listen to the latest episode of the PhinsPod!
With plenty of attention heading towards the big name additions like Will Fuller, Jaylen Waddle, as well as studs Xavien Howard and Jerome Baker, who is flying under the radar? In this edition of the PhinsPod, we talk about players who could be major contributors for the Miami Dolphins next season. Join us as we talk about potential stars at wideout, running back, as well as on the defensive line and at linebacker. Let's dive in!
Following the Milwaukee Bucks first championship in 50 years, we decide to look at what a Miami Dolphins Super Bowl run could be. What would need to happen in order for the team to make a push deep into the playoffs? In this episode, we imagine what this team will look like in 2020 in order to be a viable contender. We may not be nearly as far as you may think. Join us as we look at the offense, defense, and special teams along with who specifically must step up and become great contributors in order for this team to succeed. Let's dive in!
As each week passes, a deal between the Miami Dolphins and Xavien Howard becomes less and less evident. As both sides drift further apart, we talk about what the Dolphins can do to help preserve their best interests. What could Miami garner for an asset like Howard? We discuss in the latest episode. Join us as we also touch on Brian Flores once again doing joint practices during the preseason, as well as a shake up in the broadcast booth in the coming month. Let's dive in!
In the latest episode of the show, we tackle the question surrounding whether or not Mike Gesicki is a top 5 tight end in the NFL. Entering a contract year, the long term future of the 2018 Draft pick is in question, at least when it comes to whether or not he'll be playing in Miami. So we look across the league and assess where exactly Gesicki falls. The answer may surprise you. Join us as we talk tight ends and touch on Travis Kelce, Darren Waller, George Kittle, T.J. Hockensen, and more! Let's dive in!
Now that minicamp is over, the Miami Dolphins must look to address their roster needs. In this episode of the PhinsPod we cover the Center position, who could possible take that role and a name which may surprise you. Additionally, we cover the Xavien Howard contract dispute to determine what the Dolphins can do in order to keep him in aqua and orange. Join us as we cover all the latest news from the Dolphins as well as discuss other relevant NFL topics. Let's dive in!
With all the draft picks added, free agents signed, the Miami Dolphins have begun the 2021 season in earnest as minicamp started this week. Most notably, Dolphins All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard was missing due to a contract dispute, we discuss that, as well as Tua Tagovailoa's performance. Considering the time of year, how much stock should fans put in his practice performances? We get into that and more in this episode of the PhinsPod. Join us, and let's dive in!
After a pretty insightful press availability, many had things to say in response to Tua Tagovailoa. Today, we talk about the backlash but more importantly, we put it into context to see what he meant, how it applies to the past, and where we can see the second year pro going this season. Join us as we discuss all things Tua, the Miami Dolphins, and more in this episode!
Reports indicate that the Miami Dolphins brought in veteran and former Pro Bowl defensive end, Melvin Ingram, for a visit. The two sides have yet to strike an agreement, but the fit would make sense. Considering his skillset, and where Miami stands right now, his presence could bolster their defensive attack. Joins us as we talk Ingram's potential fit, Jakeem Grant's odds of making the roster, as well as whether Julio Jones on the Patriots is something we should be concerned about. Let's dive in!
On this episode of the show, we discuss the beginning of voluntary OTA's and the Miami Dolphins' strong attendance. Specifically, we touch on some of the moves made over the last week including the addition of Trill Williams, as well as what the new look offense could be. This speculation comes after an interview with running back Myles Gaskin. We break down his words and what they could mean for the future of the team's offense. Join us as we discuss all things Miami Dolphins and let's dive in!
With the schedule having been released earlier this week, Moose goes through each matchup in this way too early prediction and determines where the Dolphins should be standing come season's end. It may not be what you think...Join us as we talk NFL schedule, Dolphins rivalries, and the AFC East in this edition of the PhinsPod, let's dive in!
The Miami Dolphins allowed NBC Sports' Peter King access to Chris Grier and Brian Flores following the draft. In today's show, we touch on some interesting revelations from the conversation as well as what we can glean going forward from the words of the two leaders themselves. Join us as we assess the team's philosophy and how diverse Brian Flores has proven to be in his short time leading the Miami Dolphins. Let's dive in!
After a week hiatus, we are back and ready to get rolling into the offseason. Specifically, we talk about the defense and what the Dolphins want to do on that unit. From schematics, to roster building, Flores has fundamentally changed the way the Miami Dolphins evaluate and add players. We discuss the depth on the back end of the secondary, the release of veteran safety Bobby McCain, as well as some other team news in this re-entry episode. Join us as we talk Miami Dolphins and let's dive in!
Now that we know which rookies will be donning the aqua and orange for the Miami Dolphins this season, we take a look at the top pick, Jaylen Waddle specifically. With his familiarity with Tua, as well as his unique and dynamic skillset, how does Waddle fit in the Dolphins plans for 2021?We look into his skillset, his stats, as well as how the team may look to utilize him alongside their other weapons in Will Fuller and DeVante Parker. Join us as we dive in to one of the newest members to the Phins and the NFL, Alabama's Jaylen Waddle!
With NFL Draft weekend now in the books, the Miami Dolphins have added multiple players, some who are likely to contribute right away. In this episode, we look at each pick, give a grade, and assess whether or not they are a good fit for the team. We talk Waddle, Phillips, Eichenberg, and the undrafted free agents that the team has signed so far. Join us as we talk Draft and Dolphins! Let's dive in!
In this episode of the PhinsPod, we discuss the Miami Dolphins decision to draft Jaylen Waddle at 6th overall. Was it a reach? Should Miami have stayed at 12 instead of moving up? Or, have they found themselves the next Tyreek Hill? We get into that, as well as the drafting of former Miami Hurricane, Jaelan Phillips. The defensive end provides much needed support on the defensive side of the ball. Join us, as we talk NFL Draft, Mac Jones becoming a Patriot, as well as what to expect in Rounds 2 and 3 tonight! Join us and let's dive in!
The day we have all been waiting for is finally here... DRAFT DAY! The Dolphins will be making two selections tonight, currently at picks 6 and 18. In today's show, we look at potential outcomes at each pick, and players to watch for as being good fits for Miami. The Dolphins have certain positions of need, wide receiver, interior offensive line, and defensive end, yet they have near limitless options as to how and address these holes. Let's dive in and try to figure out a potential Draft strategy for round one.
The Dolphins shipped out a veteran offensive lineman, and what followed was a barrage of "leaks" and reports indicating that everyone around the league had insight as to what the Miami Dolphins draft day plans were. Obviously that isn't the case, and in today's episode, we try to decipher the smoke ourselves. Join us as we talk about Miami's interest in drafting a lineman early to replace Ereck Flowers, as well as Pro Football Talk stating that Miami prefers Jaylen Waddle to Ja'Marr Chase. Let's dive in!
In this week's edition of the Q&A, we talk NFL Draft. Specifically, which skill players are the best fit for Miami, who could fall to them at pick 6, as well as some potential maneuvers the Dolphins can make later in the draft. We talk about all of that and more in this edition of the PhinsPod. Be sure to follow the show for more Miami Dolphins news and insight. Let's dive in!
It's Mock Draft time Phin fans! In this episode of the show, we go through the entire first round and select for all 32 teams in the NFL Draft. Join us to find out where top prospects land, as well as where some may fall. Most importantly of all, we discuss who we believe the Dolphins will pick this Thursday, April 29th. Come listen we dive in to the NFL Draft and talk about all the top prospects coming out of the NCAA and entering the NFL. Let's dive in!
With the hype building steadily as we approach the NFL Draft, it's important that we take a step back and look closer at the man who will be making all the decisions on that night, General Manager Chris Grier. In today's episode, we go back through all of his draft's since taking over the GM role, we grade the picks, and see if there are any patterns of success or failure along the way. Join us as we go back and take a second look at how this roster has been constructed since 2016.
In this episode of the show, we get out our crystal balls and jump forward one year. Depending on how this season goes, what can we expect the Dolphins long term approach to be? Join us as we imagine the worst case and best case scenarios for the Miami Dolphins organization. The importance of development, free agency, and next week's NFL Draft become apparent, and we look at the team from all angles. Join us and the Pod on this Dolphins deep dive, let's jump into it! Fins Up!
The Miami Dolphins have come to terms with veteran offensive lineman D.J. Fluker on Monday night. In this episode of the show, we take a deeper look at Fluker, his skillset, and how he fits in with the Dolphins. We also cover a recent report indicating that there is interest from other teams to jump up to the 6th overall selection. We talk about whether or not the report is true, or whether it is a product of b.s. season which is upon us. Join us as we dive in and talk Miami Dolphins football. Happy 4/20 as well! ;)
On this edition of the State of the Pod, we answer listener questions about Tua Tagovailoa's development heading into year two, NFL draft trades, as well as get a shout out from our friends in Germany! Join us as we cover all things Miami Dolphins. If you enjoy the show, please be sure to leave a rating and review, we would greatly appreciate it, thank you!
Mock Draft time Dolphins fans! In this episode of the show, we go through the first round and select for all 32 teams in the NFL Draft. Join us to find out where top prospects land, as well as where some may fall to. Most important of all, who we believe the Dolphins will pick on April 29th. Come listen we dive in to the NFL Draft and talk about all the best prospects coming out of college and entering the next level. Let's dive in!
With the draft in under two weeks, it is important to know where the Miami Dolphins currently stand at the playmaking position. In this episode of the PhinsPod, we take a deep look at the current roster, from running backs, tight ends, to wide receivers, we talk all of them and see whether or not they have a fighting chance of sticking on the 2021 regular season roster. Join us as we look at some of the young and promising players on the offensive side of the ball, as well as the areas and players who need to be upgraded in order to build a consistent winner. Let's dive in!
On this hump day edition of the PhinsPod, we dive in to the specific areas of need for the Dolphins. From the wide receiving corps to the secondary, we tackle each position group and rank their importance for the Miami Dolphins in the upcoming NFL Draft. Join us as we take an analytical look at Miami's options as well as a few players who could be natural fits for the team in the coming season. Let's dive in!
In today's episode, we revisit the Deshaun Watson trade rumors which were rampant just a few weeks ago. We analyze the Miami Dolphins' moves since that time to try and determine whether there ever really was any interest to begin with. We touch on his lawsuit, whether or not he is tradable, as well as the Phins themselves would still be interested or, if they ever even were. Join us and let's dive in!