Miami Dolphins

Open Field
Deal or No Deal
Deal or No Deal
On the eve of free agency, the Dolphins made former Lions safety Louis Delmas an offer that, quite truthfully, he could refuse. The South Florida native had just two hours to give Miami his answer
By Robert Klemko
Behind the Face Mask
‘My Job Is Very, Very Different From Your Job’
‘My Job Is Very, Very Different From Your Job’
The Jonathan Martin-Richie Incognito situation, coupled with Michael Sam’s announcement, has put the NFL locker room culture under a spotlight. An Eagle takes us inside his workplace to better understand it
Weekend Notes
Why Joe Didn’t Know
Why Joe Didn’t Know
A CEO-type coach like the Dolphins’ Joe Philbin trusts in institutions such as the player development program and leadership councils to handle locker-room and other off-field issues. NFL players will tell you that approach will fail if those institutions aren’t strong
By Greg A. Bedard
On Further Review
There’s No Easy Answer
The Tuesday Mailbag
Opinions are wide-ranging on what needs to happen to assure another Jonathan Martin-Richie Incognito situation won't reoccur. Readers weigh in, including one who believes the NFL should follow the example of another American institution
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
The NFL’s Wake-Up Calls
The NFL’s Wake-Up Calls
The timing of Michael Sam’s announcement and—five days later—the release of the Ted Wells report made one thing crystal clear: It’s time to professionalize pro football. Plus, America’s new non-hero and more as NFL eyes shift to Indy
By Peter King
Open Field
The Fallout From The Ted Wells Investigation
The Fallout From The Ted Wells Investigation
The long-awaited report on the Dolphins' workplace environment is out. What was learned? It was more than just Richie Incognito harassing Jonathan Martin, punishment will be widespread and locker-room culture will never be the same
By Jenny Vrentas
Weekend Notes
Ted Wells Report: A Culture Gone Wrong
Ted Wells Report: A Culture Gone Wrong
The official report on the Jonathan Martin-Richie Incognito case isn’t an indictment of the NFL locker room as a whole, but a case study in what can happen when it’s left to operate without restraints or mature leadership
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
There’s Life in Sun Life
There’s Some Life in Sun Life
Dennis Hickey, the Dolphins’ new GM, has the tools—and the cap room—to build a winner. Plus, how J.J. Watt plays into Houston’s Jadeveon Clowney decision
By Greg A. Bedard
Film Room
Pressure Points: Robert Quinn Pushes for DPOY
Pressure Points
He doesn't lead the NFL in sacks and his team will be home in January. But the St. Louis Rams' Robert Quinn quietly is having the best season by a pass rusher and is making a strong case to be named Defensive Player of the Year
By Greg A. Bedard
Inner Game
Week 15 Decisive Moments
Week 15 Decisive Moments
Breaking down tape to analyze and explain the most critical plays of the week, including a key fourth-down conversion in the Dolphins' upset of the Patriots and the play that ended the Saints' comeback hopes
By Greg A. Bedard