Flowers latest 2020 FA out the door
The trade of guard Ereck Flowers to the Washington Football Team the day before the start of the 2021 NFL draft was interesting in a couple of ways.
Time to step up
The Dolphins added playmakers in the 2021 draft, but their contributions likely won’t be as important as those from the Classes of 2019 and 2020
Grier, Flores discuss every aspect of draft
Here were the highlights of General Manager Chris Grier and Head Coach Brian Flores’ video conference calls after each day of the 2021 NFL draft.
Rookie free agents, numbers, trades
It was a vastly smaller undrafted free agent class the Dolphins brought to their post-draft rookie minicamp this year.
Breaking down the Bobby McCain move
Former fifth-round pick Bobby McCain did a commendable job for Miami in 2020, as the former cornerback had transitioned to safety over the last two seasons. McCain’s play may never have been described as “elite,” but his leadership ability was.
2021 Draft Profiles: Jevon Holland
With the second-round pick that came from the Houston Texans as a result of the 2019 trade involving tackle Laremy Tunsil, the Dolphins selected Oregon safety Jevon Holland.
2021 Draft Profiles: Liam Eichenberg
After trading a 2022 third-round pick to move up from 50th to 42nd in the second round, the Dolphins selected Notre Dame offensive tackle Liam Eichenberg.
2021 Draft Profiles: Jaelan Phillips
The Dolphins used their own first-round pick in the 2021 NFL draft on University of Miami edge defender Jaelan Phillips.
2021 Draft Profiles: Jaylen Waddle
The Dolphins used the sixth overall pick in the first round of the 2021 NFL draft, which they obtained from the Philadelphia Eagles, on University of Alabama wide receiver Jaylen Waddle.
2021 Draft Profiles: Hunter Long
With their third-round pick, the 81st overall, the Dolphins selected Boston College tight end Hunter Long.
Dolphins defense could use another playmaking linebacker
We understand that the offseason talk has centered on offense, and justifiably so. There are serious voids that must be filled both at running back and receiver. Just put in the tape from last season you’ll see that just about every Sunday.
Dolphins have tools to get better quickly
The challenge is clear and imposing. The Dolphins need to figure out how to go from good to great.
2021 NFL draft sneak preview
The Dolphins again will be prominent players in the 2021 NFL draft, thanks to the final returns from the major Laremy Tunsil trade with the Houston Texans.
NFL Honors, D-line coach, 2020 draft story
It was a disappointing, albeit not entirely surprising, night for the Dolphins when the NFL Honors awards presentation took place.
Flores goes with combo to run offense
The Dolphins have become pretty used to changing offensive coordinators in recent years, but they’re going to be trying a new approach in 2021.
DD's FREE AGENCY PLAN
Pro Football Focus had McCain rated higher than Rowe in terms of 2020 performance, though Rowe played the more difficult role of covering opposing tight ends (such as Travis Kelce and Darren Waller).
Offseason about to pick up
After a quiet February, the time is almost here for the Dolphins to start adding pieces to their roster to take the next step
Analyzing the Sanders extension
Jason Sanders had the best season ever for a Miami Dolphins kicker in 2020, and he was rewarded for it when he was named a first-team All-Pro.
2020 Free Agency Flashback
After reviewing the top pending free agents at every position, it’s important to understand that the Dolphins won’t be involved in the kind of shopping spree they had last offseason.
Time for yet another offensive coordinator
The Dolphins will have a new offensive coordinator again in 2021.
The state of the Dolphins media session
Here were the highlights of General Manager Chris Grier and Head Coach Brian Flores’ annual season-ending media session.
Interesting offseason ahead
The Dolphins still need to put together some pieces despite taking a big step forward during the challenging 2020 season
Howard's performance should be saluted
We were fortunate to witness a truly dominant performance this season by cornerback Xavien Howard. It wasn’t only his 10 interceptions, tying a longstanding team record and the most in the NFL since 2007, it was the way he played with such confidence and at such a high level of efficiency.
How should season be remembered?
The Dolphins clearly saved their worst for last, losing against the Buffalo Bills, 56-26, in a game that could have meant a trip to the playoffs. Instead, it provided a hollow ending to an otherwise encouraging season.
DISSECTING THE DOLPHINS
Breaking down every player on the 2020 roster
Counting down the top stories of 2020
The 2020 season was unlike any other year for the Miami Dolphins and every other team around the NFL because of all the challenges and obstacles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Countdown: the top finishes of the 2000s
On the next-to-last Saturday of the 2020 regular season, the Dolphins pulled out an improbable victory at Las Vegas with one of the wildest, craziest finishes in franchise history.
List of needs no longer imposing
With the regular season rapidly winding down, the needs of this team moving forward are pretty obvious, aren’t they?
The last playoff win
Perhaps for some Dolphins fans it seems like just yesterday. For others, it might seem like an entire generation ago.
Jones, Sanders, Baker's big play
Cornerback Byron Jones made quite an impact on the field in his first season with the Dolphins, but he also was recognized for his off-the-field work.