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Betting odds have Dolphins as the favorites to draft Kyler Murray

Kyler Murray, Oklahoma’s Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback, is the most intriguing prospect in this year’s NFL draft. The intrigue may end with Murray in Miami. The Dolphins are the betting favorites to draft Murray in April. (Yes, you can bet on which team will draft Murray.) The current odds have the Dolphins at +150 favorites. After [more]

Report: Bears-Lions, Dolphins-Cowboys on Thanksgiving

The NFL is still a couple months away from releasing the full 2019 schedule, but bits and pieces are coming out. One piece: The traditional Detroit and Dallas Thanksgiving games will be the Bears against the Lions and the Dolphins against the Cowboys, according to Sports Business Daily. This would make it the second straight [more]

Dolphins officially hire Chad O’Shea, Patrick Graham and Jim Caldwell

The Dolphins had to wait a while before they could officially hire Brian Flores as their head coach, but the lack of a formal announcement didn’t stop them from lining up much of Flores’ first coaching staff in Miami. That group included former Lions and Colts head coach Jim Caldwell, who was officially announced as [more]

Dolphins bring back John Denney for another year

There’s more than one guy in his 40s in the AFC East who’s still getting it done. The agent for Dolphins long snapper John Denney tweeted that he has re-signed for another year. The 40-year-old Denney has been with the Dolphins since 2005, when he signed as an undrafted rookie from BYU. He hasn’t missed [more]

Reshad Jones recovering from shoulder surgery

Dolphins safety Reshad Jones will be recovering from shoulder surgery this offseason. Jones posted a picture of himself giving a thumbs up from a hospital on Instagram Friday that said he was out of a successful surgery. His right shoulder is bandaged and Cameron Wolfe of ESPN.com reports that the operation was designed to fix [more]

Brian Flores: I’m unable to say I’m 3-4 or 4-3

The Dolphins have played primarily a 4-3 defense in recent seasons. It sounds as if new coach Brian Flores plans to mix in some 3-4. Miami needs pass-rushing linebackers if it’s going to make a 3-4 work. “It’s a little bit of a challenge because you are always looking for different pieces and parts, but [more]

Dolphins add Tiquan Underwood to coaching staff

The Dolphins are taking on plenty of ex-Patriots, including one who was expatriated the night before the Super Bowl. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Dolphins are hiring Tiquan Underwood as an assistant under offensive coordinator Chad O’Shea. Underwood played for four NFL teams, but is best known for two things — his distinctive [more]

Brian Flores promises to be “demanding”

New Dolphins coach Brian Flores told reporters on Monday that he’ll be himself. On Tuesday, Flores shed some light on what being himself will entail. “They should expect someone who is demanding,” Flores said on PFT Live. “Someone who’s just going to be honest and try to tell the truth on a day-to-day basis. I [more]

Bengals expected to hire Jim Turner as OL coach

Zac Taylor is expected to add Jim Turner to his first coaching staff, Paul Dehner of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. Turner, in his second stint as Texas A&M’s offensive line coach, has a close relationship with Taylor, who is Mike Sherman’s son-in-law. Turner was the Aggies’ offensive line coach in 2008 when Taylor began his [more]

Tom Brady: I don’t count the Miami game, so we had one loss after the bye

The Patriots played much better football over the second half of the season than they did over the first, and Tom Brady would like to see his team get some credit for that. In fact, Brady wants extra credit: Although the Patriots were 7-3 heading into their bye week and then went 4-2 after the [more]

Brian Flores hoping to help other minorities “get the same opportunity”

The NFL went from eight minority coaches to four after this hiring cycle. Brian Flores, introduced as the Dolphins’ new head coach, was the only minority coach hired. “It’s important to be an example for other minority coaches, not just in this field,” Flores said, via Cameron Wolfe of ESPN. “That’s something I take seriously, [more]

NFL needs to officially let unofficial coaching hires become official

If the Bengals and Dolphins followed the NFL’s rules regarding the hiring of head coaches, they most likely wouldn’t have hired head coaches on Monday. Because they wouldn’t have had time to negotiate contracts and finalize arrangements. “No contract shall be executed, and no agreement to execute a contract . . . shall be permitted [more]

Brian Flores reportedly signed five-year, guaranteed contract in Miami

During his first press conference as Dolphins head coach on Monday, Brian Flores said that he told the Dolphins during his interview that they should not hire him if their beliefs were not aligned about how to build a team. Given the hints the Dolphins have made about taking a step back in the near [more]

Brian Flores reflects on Belichick’s mentorship as he becomes a rival

New Dolphins head coach Brian Flores will square off with his old boss Bill Belichick twice a year as long as they’re both coaching. He’s looking forward to that. Flores said on PFT Live that Belichick has been his teacher and friend for as long as Flores has worked in the NFL, and now they’ll [more]

Chris Grier: Dolphins may “fall in love” with QB in pre-draft process

The Dolphins announced Brian Flores as their head coach on Monday and they hope his hiring is a step toward a brighter future for the franchise. Another piece of building that future is finding the right quarterback to lead the offense. While General Manager Chris Grier said on Monday that the team hasn’t made a [more]

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