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Dolphins hire Gerald Alexander as defensive backs coach

Gerald Alexander appeared in two games for the Dolphins in 2011. He is returning to the defensive backs room where he briefly sat as a player. The Dolphins have hired the University of California assistant as their new defensive backs coach, Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports. Alexander replaces Josh Boyer, whom Brian Flores [more]

Dolphins G.M. has “more than enough” to move up in draft

The Dolphins made their own lives harder last season, by exceeding expectations to win five games. That means that instead of having the top pick and their choice of any quarterback, they’re in the fifth spot. For now. Via Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald, Dolphins General Manager Chris Grier said the team had “more [more]

Dolphins fully expect Ryan Fitzpatrick back next season

Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick said at the end of the 2019 season that he didn’t expect “a difficult decision” about returning to play in 2020, but he hasn’t provided any update to his plans since the start of January. Whenever that update does come, Dolphins General Manager Chris Grier expects it to include word that Fitzpatrick [more]

Lions: “Way too early” to start auctioning the third pick

The Lions could be sitting in the fabled catbird seat when the 2020 NFL Draft gets here, but coach Matt Patricia wasn’t ready to get into that while he’s coaching the Senior Bowl. With the Bengals having their hearts set on LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (unless they don’t), and with conventional wisdom suggesting that Washington [more]

Source: Dolphins would love to land Joe Burrow

The Dolphins didn’t make the playoffs at 5-11. They wouldn’t have made the playoffs if they’d gone 1-15, obviously. But they would have been in position to get the guy they covet most at the top of the draft. Per a league source, the Dolphins covet LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, the presumptive No. 1 overall [more]

Jim Caldwell won’t return to Dolphins

When Dolphins coach Brian Flores hired Jim Caldwell as his assistant head coach last year, it made all the sense in the world, a rookie head coach finding a veteran sounding board and accomplished offensive mind. It never quite worked out that way, and now it won’t. According to Cameron Wolfe of ESPN.com, Caldwell won’t return [more]

Brian Flores touts Chan Gailey’s teaching, shared vision as Dolphins offensive coordinator

Brian Flores decided he needed to make a change at offensive coordinator after his first season as head coach of the Miami Dolphins. Flores elected to bring Chan Gailey in to run Miami’s offense as they look to catapult forward out of phase of bottoming out and accumulating draft assets in hopes of a brighter [more]

Dolphins promote Josh Boyer to defensive coordinator

With the Dolphins allowing defensive coordinator Patrick Graham to leave for the same position with the Giants, Miami needed a new defensive coordinator. They now have one. The Dolphins have promoted defensive pass game coordinator/cornerbacks coach to the position of defensive coordinator. “Josh and I have coached together for 14 years,” coach Brian Flores said [more]

Giants talking to Dave DeGuglielmo about line coach job

New Giants coach Joe Judge is reaching into his Patriots past for a possible staff addition. According to Dan Graziano of ESPN.com, the Giants will interview former Dolphins offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo for their offensive line coach job. DeGuglielmo worked with Judge in New England from 2014-15. Since then, he worked the Chargers, the Dolphins [more]

Miami Super Bowl features a couple of Dolphins-style quarterbacks

It’s fitting the Super Bowl LIV will be played in Miami. The quarterbacks of the two teams that qualified for the game currently are playing like a pair of Dolphins Hall of Fame quarterbacks once did. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is, obviously, Dan Marino. Like Marino, Mahomes is facing the 49ers in the Super Bowl [more]

Raheem Mostert: “Look where I’m at now”

Over the next two weeks, you’ll hear plenty about the way Raheem Mostert was cut by six teams in an 18-month span. It’s not just an easy storyline, but a very real motivation for the 49ers running back himself. Stepping in for an injured Tevin Coleman, Mostert ran for 220 yards and four touchdowns to [more]

Browns add Chad O’Shea to coaching staff

The Browns have made an addition to their offensive coaching staff. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that they have hired former Dolphins offensive coordinator Chad O’Shea. O’Shea spent last season running the offense in Miami, but was dispatched by the team at the end of the regular season. O’Shea will not have the same [more]

Ryan Tannehill cashes in some for now, with more coming later

When the Dolphins traded quarterback Ryan Tannehill to the Titans in March, Tannehill slashed his base pay from $18.75 million to $7 million, with the opportunity to earn more than $5 million in incentives. He has unlocked most of that cash. But he’ll get even more than that, soon. Via Ian Rapoport of the NFL, [more]

Former team executive Bill Davis Sr. passes at 81

Bill Davis Sr., a former football coach and NFL team executive who spent more than a decade with the Dolphins, Browns, and Eagles, died Saturday in Florida. He was 81. Davis, a two-way quarterback and defensive back at Mount Union, got into coaching five years after his college career ended. Within a few years, he [more]

Ryan Tannehill: My stats have improved, but I haven’t changed as a player

Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill wasn’t supposed to be starting in the AFC Championship Game. A year ago, the Dolphins were done with him, and when the Titans traded for him, it was to be a backup. But after Marcus Mariota was benched, Tannehill turned in the best statistics of his career and helped the Titans [more]

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