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Dolphins Win Nail biter in Saturday’s Exciting Game

Saturday was a wildly exciting and thrilling game between the Dolphins and the Raiders which the Dolphins ended up winning 26 to 25. With the victory, the Dolphins moved to 10-5 which keeps them in the seventh playoff spot. However, there is one game left this season. To secure their spot in the playoffs, the Dolphins must win next Sunday at Buffalo. Head Coach Brian Flores offers his thoughts on Miami’s win, “Obviously, everyone was really excited playing a game like that. A meaningful game for us and them. Look, there’s ups and downs and ebbs and flows within the game. […]

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Dolphins Beat Patriots to Stay Alive in Playoff Race

      With Sunday’s 22 to 12 win Miami now is 9-5 on the season, still clinging to the number 7 spot in the playoffs. The race to acquire the wildcard spot is on, and there are now two games left this season. Although the Patriots no longer have the stranglehold on the AFC East as they have for the last 19 years, this was still a tough rivalry game. With Sunday’s loss the Patriots are now eliminated from playoff contention,  the first time they’ve missed the playoffs since 2008. […]

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Dolphins Defeat Bengals 19 to 7

      With Sundays win the Dolphins are currently at 8-4, sitting in the 6th spot in the playoffs. With four games left this season, the remaining games are all critical. Sunday’s win came against the Cincinnati Bengals who is currently out of the playoff race. […]

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Dolphins Fall to Broncos

      With a chance to tie Buffalo in first place with a 7-3 record, the Broncos rained on the Dolphins parade spoiling their plans. The Broncos ended up winning 20 to 13.  Miami’s defense had some big plays yesterday, forcing a fumble giving them a chance to take the game into overtime. However, they could not stop the run. Between both of Denver’s running backs, they gave up 166 yards rushing. Melvin Gordon had 84 rushing yards, 2 touchdowns and a fumble, and Phillip Lindsay had 82 yards rushing. Head Coach Brian Flores offered his thoughts on how their defense looked against Denver’s run game. […]

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Dolphins Win 5th Straight Game

Currently sitting at 6-3 the Dolphins are now on a five-game winning streak and ln second place in the AFC East. Once again, the defense and special teams played a good game yesterday, setting the tone with a blocked punt, interception, and executing the game plan. Currently Xavien Howard has 5 interceptions, which is the second most this season, while Emmanuel Ogbah is tied for 4th with 8 sacks . […]

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Dolphins Win Shootout

Two young quarterbacks battled it out Sunday in a shootout; Dolphins come out on top 34 to 31. In his second start Tua looked good completing 20 of 28 passes for 248 yards and two touch-downs, while rushing for 35 yards. Little by little, Tua will be getting better with each snap and getting comfortable making the right throws. It seems as if he is  improving each week. He offers his thoughts on Sunday’s performance, “I would say it was a lot better than the Rams game. We’re going to enjoy it and come in Monday and watch film with one another,” he says. “We’ll see what we can learn from and continue to work.” Even though Cardinal’s defense was able to get 3 sacks, Tua was still able to make key throws. This road game was a test for him, and he did well enough to pass. […]

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Head Coaching Legend Nathaniel “Traz” Powell

Legendary high school football coach Nathaniel “Traz” Powell was one of the great African American sports pioneers in Miami’s history. Born and raised in Miami’s Overtown section, Powell was a standout athlete at Booker T. Washington High School in the early 1940s. He went on to attend Florida A&M and was a 2-time Black College All American end. On December 6, 1947, Powell along with his Florida A&M teammates made history when they became the first black athletes to play in the Orange Bowl Stadium as part of the 1947 Orange Blossom Classic against Hampton Institute of Virginia. Powell scored the game’s only touchdown making him the first African American to score at the Orange Bowl. […]

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Defense Comes up Big Against Rams

     Dolphins have decided to start their young rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. Miami drafted him from Alabama with their 5th overall pick in the first round. His first start was a little rocky starting off with a fumble on his first drive. After that fumble, Tua did not turn the ball over. The defense carried the team having an exceptional game and Jakeem Grant added a punt return for a touchdown. Miami managed to win 28 to 17. They now are currently in second place in the AFC East at 4-3 […]