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Colts did a better job of protecting Luck, but not good enough …

Colts did a better job of protecting Luck, but not good enough to win

profootballtalk.com Updated Sep 17, 2013
Colts owner Jim Irsay demanded it, and Colts owner Jim Irsay got it. Review of the game film from Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins shows that the Colts did a better job of protecting quarterback Andrew Luck than in Week One against the Raiders. While Luck’…
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  • Why is Vernon getting more snaps than Shelby, Jordan?

    Why is Vernon getting more snaps than Shelby, Jordan?

    miamiherald.com Sep 17, 2013
    Sometimes coaches see things through a different prism than the rest of us. They see things through the prism of the truth. They see things through the prism of motivating a player. They see things with an eye on the future. They see things after watchi…
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  • Dolphins might be without Paul Soliai

    Dolphins might be without Paul Soliai

    ESPN.com Sep 17, 2013
    DAVIE, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins may have to play without starting defensive tackle Paul Soliai against the Atlanta Falcons. Soliai didn’t participate in Miami’s first practice of the week on Tuesday after suffering a knee injury during the Dolphins' wi…
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  • Top Falcons LB to IR; RB Jackson ruled out

    Top Falcons LB to IR; RB Jackson ruled out

    ESPN.com Sep 17, 2013
    The Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday placed linebacker Sean Weatherspoon on injured reserve, but designated him to return, and announced running back Steven Jackson will miss Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins.
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  • Offseason may bring front-office changes for Marlins

    Offseason may bring front-office changes for Marlins

    As the Marlins wind down their fourth straight losing season, the future of president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest is unclear. MLB.com has confirmed that Beinfest has asked team owner Jeffrey Loria about his standing with the club.
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  • TNT’s Steve Kerr thinks the Heat won’t three-peat, picks Bulls …

    TNT’s Steve Kerr thinks the Heat won’t three-peat, picks Bulls to come out of the East

    yahoo.com Sep 17, 2013
    Barring a catastrophic injury or some other unforeseen development between now and Oct. 30, the Miami Heat will enter the regular season as the betting favorite to capture the 2013-14 NBA championship; at the moment, they're going off at a shade under 2…
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  • The NBA’s 10 Most Outrageous Guarantees Of The Last 20 Years

    The NBA’s 10 Most Outrageous Guarantees Of The Last 20 Years

    dimemag.com Sep 17, 2013
    The other day, while I read the article in which Jason Terry mocked J.R. Smith’s recent championship guarantee, something regarding the whole situation hit me: Up until that moment, there really hadn’t been much of an outcry from anyone in the basketbal…
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  • Latest from Dolphins camp on Tuesday afternoon.

    Latest from Dolphins camp on Tuesday afternoon.

    The Dolphins are back at work this rainy South Florida afternoon and here's the latest: Defensive tackle Paul Soliai (knee) and safety Chris Clemons (injury not reported) are not practicing today. Soliai, as you know, left the Indianapolis game on Sunda…
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  • Dolphins to Face Injury-Riddled Falcons in Week 3

    Dolphins to Face Injury-Riddled Falcons in Week 3

    dolphinsgab.com Sep 17, 2013
    The Dolphins will face a hobbled Falcons team in their bid for the franchise’s first 3-0 start since 2002. Make no mistake about it, Atlanta is still dangerous and will likely be Miami’s toughest test of the young season. But they’ll be without lineback…
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  • How Dwyane Wade Can Reinvent His Game To Prevent Injury

    How Dwyane Wade Can Reinvent His Game To Prevent Injury

    dimemag.com Sep 17, 2013
    Dwyane Wade is in the midst of an important offseason. Pat Riley challenged Wade to reinvent himself this offseason, meaning Riley wants Wade to drop some weight and develop his game. Here’s why this is important for the Heat’s goal of winning their thi…
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  • The 25 Best Duos In NBA History

    The 25 Best Duos In NBA History

    dimemag.com Sep 17, 2013
    It’s an almost impossible task for one man to carry a NBA team. We are seeing more and more players with unique skill-sets flock into the league each year, which is why some superstars are pairing up with one another. Over time, many superstar combos se…
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  • After throwing, Strasburg set for Thursday

    After throwing, Strasburg set for Thursday

    MLB.com Sep 17, 2013
    After missing his most recent start with right forearm tightness, Stephen Strasburg said on Tuesday that his bullpen session went well, and added that he will start Thursday against the Marlins.
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  • Four silent contributors for Dolphins

    Four silent contributors for Dolphins

    ESPN.com Sep 17, 2013
    The Miami Dolphins are a surprise team off to a 2-0 start after beating the Indianapolis Colts and Cleveland Browns. How are the Dolphins doing it? Here are five under-the-radar reasons Miami is undefeated: Tight end Charles Clay: There were questions t…
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  • Miami Dolphins: Similarities Between 2010 and 2013 Seasons Must…

    Miami Dolphins: Similarities Between 2010 and 2013 Seasons Must End Soon

    dolphinsgab.com Sep 17, 2013
    Members of the Dolphins’ defense celebrate Sunday’s win over the Colts The similarities are almost eerie. Offseason champions to a 2-0 start — it’s the way two Dolphins teams over the past four years have defined their March through early September cale…
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  • Miami Dolphins Stock Watch

    Miami Dolphins Stock Watch

    ESPN.com Sep 17, 2013
    The Miami Dolphins are 2-0 after Sunday's victory against the Indianapolis Colts. Here is a look at whose stock is up and whose stock is down in Miami after Week 2: Rising 1. Mike Wallace, receiver: Wallace had a huge turnaround from Week 1 to Week 2. W…
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  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Sep 17, 2013
    Rookie LB Kiko Alonso is the only Bills defender to play every snap through two games. The Dolphins want to get DE Dion Jordan more involved. RB Stevan Ridley is taking responsibility for getting the Patriots offense in gear. Jets coach Rex Ryan is prep…
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  • PFF and Salguero look at Colts victory

    PFF and Salguero look at Colts victory

    miamiherald.com Sep 17, 2013
    It's Tuesday morning so it's time to look back at the tape of Sunday's Dolphins game. Miami beat the Colts and the folks at ProFootballFocus.com have sent over some tidbits based on their study of the game. Offense It was a very good overall day for the…
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  • Video - Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace heating up in Miami 01:14

    Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace heating up in Miami

    Sep 17
    Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace and coach Joe Philbin may have found a game plan that best suits Wallace for success, Jeff Darlington reports.
  • Video - Charley Casserly: Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III 'not playing bad' 02:48

    Charley Casserly: Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III 'not playing bad'

    Sep 17
    Why does Charley Casserly believe Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III isn't playing as bad as many believe. Plus, Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill has impressed.
  • Video - Miami Dolphins swim in joy 00:58

    Miami Dolphins swim in joy

    Sep 17
    The Miami Dolphins have a lot to be happy for as they celebrate their victory over the Indianapolis Colts in Week 2 as well as an undefeated record. For more go to MiamiDolphins.ccom.
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Dolphins 00:47

    NFL Nation Buzz: Dolphins

    Sep 17
    ESPN Dolphins reporter James Walker talks about the teams confidence after starting the season 2-0.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL -- NFC East no longer a beast - John Clayton mailbag

    Sep 17
    John Clayton's mailbag: The NFC East has gotten beat up early, and its struggles were easy to foresee.
  • Don Banks: Andy Reid's return to Philadelphia a historic trip back in time

    Sep 17
    He is the only man having already made the same trip down memory lane that Andy Reid faces this week in his much-anticipated return to Philadelphia, and somewhat predictably, he predicted cheers will greet his fellow former Eagles coach Thursday night a…
  • Don't Be Fooled: The Future of Offense Is Simplicity

    Sep 17
    Stanford’s Kevin Hogan gets the offense set against Army. - (Frank DiBrango/Icon SMI) WEST POINT, N.Y. — The future of offensive football doesn’t have to be no-huddle, and it doesn’t have to be breakneck. It just has to be varied, and it has to put thou…