That was defeat the hooded one (Bill Belichick) and the New England Patriots.
Several players had a major hand in getting the Dolphins off to a 1-0 start. A sneaky unit that played very well all around was the safeties.
Eric Rowe, Jason McCourty, and the rookie second-rounder, Jevon Holland, put a vice grip on the Patriots' tight ends, caused two fumbles, and ensured that any ball carrier they encountered was brought down with furious anger. Collectively, this unheralded unit had 12 tackles.
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Q&A with Miami Dolphins Legend Richmond Webb
I was lucky enough to interview the legend, Richmond Webb. For those Dolphins fans who live under a rock, Webb is one of the greatest Miami Dolphins players ever and their greatest left tackle of all time.
To do list
Putting the pieces together
Analyzing the 53-man roster
You're in Safe Hands with the Dolphins Safeties
After an off-season where the Miami Dolphins had daily drama surrounding who would be the quarterback, which coordinator was really calling the plays, and does their number one pick have a limp, went into Foxborough and did something they’ve only done once since 2008.
Xavien Howard worth every penny
The Miami Dolphins were in the news daily during the offseason, but it was mainly regarding starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.
Head coach Brian Flores talks about the Raekwon Davis injury, beating New England Week 1, Tua Tagovailoa, Noah Igbinoghene and more
Offensive line an early season concern
Jaylen Waddle is as advertised
The 2021 first-round pick has been a bright spot for the Dolphins
Can Miami tackle their tackle issues?
The Miami Dolphins currently have a 2020 first-round pick, a 2021 second-round pick, a 2019 second-round pick, and a player who has started 56 games for them over the last four seasons to choose from at right and left tackle.
AROUND THE AFC EAST
The race for the AFC East crown gets started
The Real-Life: BATMAN
HOW ONE PERSON SEES THROUGH SOUND
These Bills could just go all the way
Sean McDermott’s weekly press conferences aren’t known for bursts of stand-up comedy — which is a good thing, we all remember Rex Ryan — but there are still some moments of levity here and there. With the Bills racking up win after win against top opponents, it’s become a running gag for McDermott to be asked if Buffalo’s latest win was a “statement win” in his book.
The Second Career of Martellus Bennett
The former NFL tight end writes the kind of children’s books he would have loved as a kid.
Bills take the crown as AFC East favorites
Sean McDermott is known for his stoic and even-keeled approach. But it was impossible not to notice the massive grin on his face following Buffalo’s Week 8 win over the New England Patriots.
Bills Digest BUZZ Box
Five hot topics Bills fans are talking about
‘We've just got to continue to evolve'
Here are some highlights from head coach Sean McDermott’s recent press conferences.
WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN
How Plaxico Burress’ lapse in judgement cost the Giants a chance at a dynasty
Is there any sight more uplifting?
1st & Ten - With Devin Singletary
Devin Singletary has been one of the few consistent bright spots for the Bills this season on offense, with fans hoping to see a lot more of him on the field moving forward.
I WAS BORN IN POLAND, GREW UP ON A FARM FOR TEN YEARS & THEN MOVED TO THE USA WITH MY MOM. AT AGE 14 I DECIDED I WANTED TO MODEL SO THATS WHERE IT ALL STARTED.