Category Archives: Quick Slant

Quick Slant: Breaking Down the Five Best Plays from Dolphins VS. Eagles

In the Miami Dolphins’ 20-19 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, big plays in the first half were few and far between. In the second half, momentum swung like a pendulum, back and forth as neither team seemed able to secure a true lead. Ultimately, it came down to a little bit of skill, and a little bit of luck for Miami.

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Quick Slant: (Way Too Early) Head Coaching Short-List for 2016

While there is plenty of hype around Dolphins’ interim head coach Dan Campbell, fans will accept that the team’s options are open for the 2016 season. Miami will be an attractive landing spot, and it could be the team’s best chance to haul in a stellar head coach. Who could the candidates be for next season, and how could they help turn around the Dolphins’ fortunes.

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Quick Slant: Five Things Miami Can Do To Turn Things Around Against the Bills

Usually, the performance of a quarterback is the barometer for a team’s success. You don’t often see a team lose after their passer goes out and has an afternoon like Ryan Tannehill had. Well, the fact that Miami was unable to win that game indicates that there is something seriously wrong with this team heading into Week Three. Seriously, there

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Quick Slant: Five Things that the Miami Dolphins Need to Change After Week One

As we all know, the Miami Dolphins won their season opener against the Washington Redskins this past weekend 17-10. As we also know, the team didn’t look quite as dominant as we had expected them to appear. Some of the same mistakes that the team made in 2014 seemed to pop up, and there were plenty of miscues. While many of the team’s early struggles could be attributed to jitters, there are some changes that could be made heading into week two in order to help the team finish the game in a more decisive fashion. Here is my breakdown of what Miami needs to change before facing off against the Jacksonville Jaguars this Sunday.

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Quick Slant: Breaking Down the First Wave of the Miami Dolphins’ Final Roster Cuts

The first day of cuts are in the books for the Miami Dolphins. The team is required to trim the roster down to 53 players by 4pm on Saturday. The front office will have some very tough decisions to make, as Saturday is usually when most of the close-calls are made in terms of waiving or releasing players. Today, most of the personnel decisions were fairly obvious moves, with the Dolphins positioning themselves for a more newsworthy second wave of final cuts. Here is our breakdown from today’s roster moves, and projections as to what might occur in the final effort to trim down to the NFL limit of 53-players.

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Preseason Primer: Key Players & Matchups for the Miami Dolphins’ Opener in Chicago

The Miami Dolphins kick off the preseason this Thursday night against the Chicago Bears. While preseason games carry little relevance for the team (especially the opener), we get to evaluate the team that Miami has built over the last six months. Rookies will take the field for the first time, and veterans get to return to doing what they love. Yes everybody, football is back. Here’s what to watch for when your Miami Dolphins take on the Chicago Bears in the first live-action of the season.

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Quick Slant: Day Three of Miami Dolphins’ 2015 Training Camp

The Miami Dolphins donned pads for the first time in 2015 this morning, and we got a better look at the team that Mike Tannenbaum and Dennis Hickey have assembled over the last 6 months. There is nothing more beautiful than the sound of football on a Saturday morning. Whistles, air horns, snapping pads, and colliding helmets. But enough with my strange affinity for audio interpretation. Here’s how the Dolphins looked in their first real padded practice of the season.

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