Category Archives: Pre-Game Analysis

Playoff Predicament: Why Gase is Making the Right Call by Keeping Matt Moore In

For the first time in eight years, the Miami Dolphins are preparing for a football game past Week 17. This week’s win-or-go-home matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers figures to be among the most challenging Adam Gase’s unit has faced this year. Unfortunately, the team will be doing so without the services of starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Tannehill’s knee is still

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Beating Belichick: What Can the Dolphins Do to Slow Down the Patriots?

For the first time in nearly a decade, Miami Dolphins fans have been and should be elated to watch Miami football into January. Now that the 10-5 Dolphins have clinched a playoff berth after winning 9 of their last 10 games, they can rest easy knowing that they have a playoff spot on lockdown. Actually, they can’t. Not when they’re to

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Buffalo Breakthrough: How the Dolphins Can Slow Down Tyrod Taylor and LeSean McCoy

Christmas Eve presents the Dolphins with an opportunity to give their fans an early  present with a win at Buffalo. If Miami wins on Saturday they could have a playoff spot clinched by Christmas night. The playoff scenario that makes that possible is the following: Miami wins at Buffalo and the next day Denver loses at Kansas City. Sounds simple

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Moore Modifications: How Will Adam Gase Tweak His Offense to Fit Matt Moore?

The Dolphins had several strokes of incredible luck during Sunday’s game. The weather gods seemed to cooperate, dooming the air-oriented Cardinals attack. Several tipped passes seemed to go right towards Miami’s defenders. At the end of the game, Matt Moore’s desperation heave downfield fell into Kenny Stills’ awaiting arms. Then, Damien Williams managed to get down with a mere 0:01

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Cardinal Calamity: David Johnson and Larry Fitzgerald Appear Primed for Big Days in Miami

Throughout the 2016 season, the Dolphins have had success against high-powered NFL offenses. They are currently 2-1 against top-10 passing attacks with wins over the Chargers and Steelers with their loss coming against the Patriots. Often, concerns have been raised heading into games about Miami’s ability to cover well-equipped, dangerous offenses. Each time it seems that there’s no reason to

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Baltimore Blues: Recalling the Dolphins’ Recent Up-and-Down History With the Ravens

The Miami Dolphins are winners of six straight games. If the playoffs began today, not only would Miami be in as the 6th seed, but they also would be playing on Wild Card Saturday at Baltimore; the same place they visit this Sunday in a potential playoff preview. While the ‘Phins aren’t currently competing directly with the Ravens for a

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