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Report: Miami Dolphins assistant line coach Washburn headed to Bears

Jeremiah Washburn. (Photo by NFL Photos) Jeremiah Washburn, the Dolphins’ assistant offensive line coach, is leaving to become line coach of the Chicago Bears, The Sporting News reported Monday night.
Miami Dolphins had NFL’s third-worst offensive line (says Pro Football Focus)

Miami Dolphins had NFL’s third-worst offensive line (says Pro Football Focus)

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill  is assisted to his feet by Miami Dolphins guard Billy Turner after another hit from the Tennessee Titans at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.
Celebrating is more egregious than hit on Miami Dolphins’ Matt Moore? Really, NFL?

Celebrating is more egregious than hit on Miami Dolphins’ Matt Moore? Really, NFL?

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree (48) hits Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore (8) during the first half of an AFC Wild Card NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan.
Miami Dolphins’ fiery Matt Burke: The (Jim) Schwartz will always be with me

Miami Dolphins’ fiery Matt Burke: The (Jim) Schwartz will always be with me

Matt Burke (right), the coaching the Detroit Lions’ linebackers, consults with coach Jim Schwartz during a game against Arizona in 2013.
Ex-linebackers coach Matt Burke named Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator

Ex-linebackers coach Matt Burke named Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator

Former linebackers coach Matt Burke was named the Miami Dolphins’ new defensive coordinator today.
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Bud Dupree fined $18,231 for hit on Miami Dolphins’ Matt Moore

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Bud Dupree fined $18,231 for hit on Miami Dolphins’ Matt Moore

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree (48) hits Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore (8) during the first half of an AFC Wild Card NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan.
How was Miami Dolphins’ Matt Moore cleared so fast? UM’s expert explains as NFL probes

How was Miami Dolphins’ Matt Moore cleared so fast? UM’s expert explains as NFL probes

Matt Moore missed one play before returning from this. (Getty Images) When Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore was laid out by a shot to the jaw against the Pittsburgh Steelers, it was easy to assume his day was done.
What were the Miami Dolphins good at in 2016?

What were the Miami Dolphins good at in 2016?

Wake was a big factor in Miami’s third-down defense. (Bill Ingram/The Post) DAVIE–It was a curious year for the Dolphins, who at one point went on a 9-1 stretch in which every week a different element of the team seemed to shine.
Finally, a first-time NFL head coach with the capacity to quickly grow into the job

Finally, a first-time NFL head coach with the capacity to quickly grow into the job

DAVIE – The foundation has been laid. What Adam Gase and the Miami Dolphins may build upon it in the next few years is far from certain, but consider the value of that simple statement. One year ago this week, Gase was experiencing the whirlwind of being named a head coach for the first time at any level. He also was interviewed by the Eagles, Giants and Browns but settled on Miami after...
Will the Miami Dolphins move Laremy Tunsil to left tackle in 2017?

Will the Miami Dolphins move Laremy Tunsil to left tackle in 2017?

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry follows the blocks of guard Laremy Tunsil and center Kraig Urbik in a game at Buffalo.
Gase, Tannenbaum, Grier developing into Dolphins’ personnel machine

Gase, Tannenbaum, Grier developing into Dolphins’ personnel machine

This looks like the right group to lead the Dolphins. (AP) DAVIE—Whether they admit it publicly or not, the Dolphins are chasing New England.
2017 Pro Bowl rosters: Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry added for A.J. Green

2017 Pro Bowl rosters: Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry added for A.J. Green

Jarvis Landry is back in the Pro Bowl. (Getty Images) DAVIE–Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry will make his second straight trip to the Pro Bowl after being added to the AFC roster to replace Cincinnati’s A.
2017 Pro Bowl rosters: Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi added for LeSean McCoy

2017 Pro Bowl rosters: Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi added for LeSean McCoy

Jay Ajayi put up the third-biggest rushing season in team history. (Getty Images) DAVIE–Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi has been added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster.
Miami Dolphins have no answer on Dion Jordan’s future with team

Miami Dolphins have no answer on Dion Jordan’s future with team

Dion Jordan’s unsuccessful run with the Dolphins might be over soon. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE–After four years of patience, the Dolphins might finally be losing interest in what Dion Jordan might be able to give them.

Steelers coach, Ex-Dolphin Joey Porter arrested following playoff game

Following Sunday’s playoff game between the Miami Dolphins and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter was arrested following an altercation with a policeman and a doorman. According to WTAE, Porter, a long-time Pro Bowl NFL linebacker who played for the Dolphins and Steelers, got into an altercation outside of a Pittsburgh bar called The Flats on Carson after a doorman...
Adam Gase wants Miami Dolphins to remember ‘sick feeling’ of coming up short

Adam Gase wants Miami Dolphins to remember ‘sick feeling’ of coming up short

Adam Gase. (Getty Images) There were plenty of moments to highlight for the Dolphins this season as they made an unexpected, successful push to the playoffs.
Miami Dolphins lose defensive coordinator Vance Joseph to Denver Broncos

Miami Dolphins lose defensive coordinator Vance Joseph to Denver Broncos

Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph will be Denver coach. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File) DAVIE — The Miami Dolphins have been bracing for the departure of defensive coordinator Vance Joseph, who was officially named Denver Broncos head coach on Wednesday.
Miami Dolphins still unsure if Ryan Tannehill will require major surgery

Miami Dolphins still unsure if Ryan Tannehill will require major surgery

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is attended by the medical staff after injuring his knee in the third quarter against the Arizona Cardinals.
Dolphins VP Mike Tannenbaum hints at extending Jarvis Landry, Reshad Jones

Dolphins VP Mike Tannenbaum hints at extending Jarvis Landry, Reshad Jones

Jarvis Landry is under contract, but might opt to hold out if he doesn’t get a new deal. (Bill Ingram/The Post) DAVIE–The Dolphins held their annual end-of-season press conference this afternoon, and one of the most significant topics is what they plan to do with standout receiver Jarvis Landry and safety Reshad Jones.
The tape don’t lie: Miami Dolphins at Pittsburgh Steelers, a review

The tape don’t lie: Miami Dolphins at Pittsburgh Steelers, a review

Miami Dolphins’ Jay Ajayi is tackled by Pittsburgh Steelers’ Ross Cockrell and Mike Mitchell in the NFL Wild Card Playoffs at Heinz Stadium.
Denver Broncos head coaching search targets Dolphins DC Vance Joseph

Denver Broncos head coaching search targets Dolphins DC Vance Joseph

Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph is a hot coaching candidate around the league right now.
2017 NFL free agents: Miami Dolphins should keep offense intact

2017 NFL free agents: Miami Dolphins should keep offense intact

Here’s a crazy suggestion for the Dolphins as they consider adjustments on the offensive side of their roster: Don’t change a thing. Well, maybe make a couple minor tweaks, but keep the majority of this group together and give them another shot next season. While coach Adam Gase hand-picked very few of the starting 11, they suited him. He found creative ways to use them and will only get...
Move over, Letterman: Here are 10 reasons this Miami Dolphins season is so memorable

Move over, Letterman: Here are 10 reasons this Miami Dolphins season is so memorable

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross and coach Adam Gase watch organized team activities in Davie on June 9, 2016.
What percentage of snaps did every Miami Dolphin play in 2016?

What percentage of snaps did every Miami Dolphin play in 2016?

Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake reacts to a sack. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) There are some eye-opening numbers when breaking down the Miami Dolphins entire 2016 snap totals: QUARTERBACK Ryan Tannehill 80 Matt Moore 20 Noteworthy: Tannehill finished 12th in the NFL in passer rating and 8th in yards per attempt.
Miami Dolphins sign 12 players including Brandon Doughty

Miami Dolphins sign 12 players including Brandon Doughty

Miami Dolphins quarterback Brandon Doughty runs a drill. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) The Miami Dolphins announced the signing of 12 players, including quarterback Brandon Doughty of Davie, to contracts.
The big play: Antonio Brown ends Dolphins’ season with second TD

The big play: Antonio Brown ends Dolphins’ season with second TD

The Dolphins needed a much better effort than this by Bacarri Rambo. (Getty Images) The Dolphins were in bad shape from the beginning against Pittsburgh on Sunday, and trying to contain the Steelers’ talented skill players was a major challenge without Reshad Jones, Isa Abdul-Quddus and Byron Maxwell.
Agent for Miami Dolphins QB Matt Moore confident concussion protocol was followed

Agent for Miami Dolphins QB Matt Moore confident concussion protocol was followed

Matt Moore missed one play before returning from this. (Getty Images) Matt Moore’s agent said Tuesday that he’s confident concussion protocol was followed when his client was cleared to return to the Dolphins’ wild-card loss at Pittsburgh.
Gase building momentum to avoid a repeat of 2008’s one-hit playoff wonder

Gase building momentum to avoid a repeat of 2008’s one-hit playoff wonder

We’ve seen this before, the resurgent season leading to a rare playoff berth under a rookie head coach, followed by a lopsided and disheartening loss in the opening round. The question is whether the 2016 Miami Dolphins will keep it going, building on this sudden turnaround in ways that the 2008 team did not. Before screaming out in the affirmative and listing Adam Gase as the prime reason to...
Was protocol followed after hit on Matt Moore? NFL Players Association investigating

Was protocol followed after hit on Matt Moore? NFL Players Association investigating

  Matt Moore missed one play before returning from this. (Getty Images) Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore had his helmet back in his hands 3 1/2 minutes after being laid out by a devastating hit by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree on Sunday.
The sting should last until the Super Bowl for the Miami Dolphins, then ‘you got to let it go’

The sting should last until the Super Bowl for the Miami Dolphins, then ‘you got to let it go’

Miami Dolphins Mike Pouncey and Jarvis Landry keep warm as the game slips away in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the NFL Wild Card Playoffs on Sunday at Heinz Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Miami Dolphins’ 2017 offseason starts now, and it’ll be a busy one

Miami Dolphins’ 2017 offseason starts now, and it’ll be a busy one

Back from the blustery weather of the Northeast, it’s time for Dolphins management to slide into some flip-flops, pour some iced tea and start plotting for next season. They’d rather be in the office strategizing for what would have been playoff game against the Patriots, but there’s much to be done nonetheless. The crux of any conversations as they move forward from Sunday&rsquo...
Gase, Dolphins do not want repeat of Miami’s last playoff team

Gase, Dolphins do not want repeat of Miami’s last playoff team

We’ve seen this before, the resurgent season leading to a rare playoff berth under a rookie head coach, followed by a lopsided and disheartening loss in the opening round. The question is whether the 2016 Miami Dolphins will keep it going, building on this sudden turnaround in ways that the 2008 team did not. Before screaming out in the affirmative and listing Adam Gase as the prime reason to...
Loads of important free-agent decisions loom for Dolphins

Loads of important free-agent decisions loom for Dolphins

Kenny Stills went from Week 1 goat to arguably the team’s best deep threat. (Getty Images) With Sunday’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Miami Dolphins began an offseason that will see them forced to make decisions on whether to retain a veritable bunch of free agents.
Free agent WR Kenny Stills on returning to Dolphins: We’ll ‘do whatever we can to make that happen’

Free agent WR Kenny Stills on returning to Dolphins: We’ll ‘do whatever we can to make that happen’

  Dolphins’ Kenny Stills catches a third quarter pass as Steelers’ Artie Burns defends during Pittsburgh’s Wild Card playoff victory on Sunday.
No one enjoyed Dolphins’ playoff loss more than Miko Grimes

No one enjoyed Dolphins’ playoff loss more than Miko Grimes

Grimes a Dolphins game in 2014. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) PITTSBURGH–As much as the Dolphins might want to, it’s going to be a while before they fully extract themselves from their association with Miko Grimes.
Dolphins record-breaking WR Jarvis Landry says he’s not thinking about contract right now

Dolphins record-breaking WR Jarvis Landry says he’s not thinking about contract right now

  Jarvis Landry of the Dolphins is tackled by the Steelers’ Ross Cockrell after catching a pass during Pittsburgh’s AFC Wild Card victory Sunday at Heinz Field.
Top 10 Miami Dolphins Offseason Priorities

Top 10 Miami Dolphins Offseason Priorities

Quarterback Ryan Tannehill and teammates contest a call against wide receiver Kenny Stills. Tannehill has all offseason to get healthy.
Matt Moore’s Wikipedia page updated in jest after QB takes big hit vs. Steelers

Matt Moore’s Wikipedia page updated in jest after QB takes big hit vs. Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree (48) hits Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore (8) during the first half of an AFC Wild Card NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan.
Miami Dolphins: 5 Snap Conclusions

Miami Dolphins: 5 Snap Conclusions

Miami Dolphins tight end Dion Sims heads down field. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) Bacarri Rambo (57 snaps, 97 percent).
2017 NFL Draft: Miami Dolphins will select No. 22

2017 NFL Draft: Miami Dolphins will select No. 22

The Dolphins lucked into Laremy Tunsil at No. 13 last year. (Getty Images) PITTSBURGH–The Dolphins will select 22nd overall in the 2017 NFL Draft after their first-round loss to the Steelers on Sunday.
Inside the Miami Dolphins’ fake punt run by Michael Thomas

Inside the Miami Dolphins’ fake punt run by Michael Thomas

This play was a rare highlight for the Dolphins. (Getty Images) PITTSBURGH—A smart fake punt call by the Dolphins was overshadowed by their list of failures in Sunday’s loss at Pittsburgh was a smart fake punt call.
Alabama? Clemson? Alums on Miami Dolphins sound off in support of alma mater

Alabama? Clemson? Alums on Miami Dolphins sound off in support of alma mater

Dolphins CB Byron Maxwell believes his fellow Clemson Tigers will be celebrating come late Monday. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) Byron Maxwell began by quoting Tony Lippett on Instagram, who had posted a motto of “no words, just action,” which Maxwell said applied to the topic at hand.
DE Andre Branch says 2016 Dolphins most fun team of his career

DE Andre Branch says 2016 Dolphins most fun team of his career

Has Branch done this for the last time already? (Getty Images) PITTSBURGH—Dolphins defensive end Andre Branch has never had a season like this.
Dolphins players recoil at Bud Dupree’s hit on Matt Moore

Dolphins players recoil at Bud Dupree’s hit on Matt Moore

Matt Moore missed one play before returning from this. (Getty Images) PITTSBURGH—The hit that temporarily knocked Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore out of the game was tough to watch, and some Miami players were irate about Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree taking an unnecessary shot.
Jermon Bushrod unsure if he’s played last Miami Dolphins game

Jermon Bushrod unsure if he’s played last Miami Dolphins game

Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase talks with Miami Dolphins tackle Jermon Bushrod at Miami Dolphins training camp.
Steelers dominated both sides of run game, getting record day from Bell and squashing Ajayi

Steelers dominated both sides of run game, getting record day from Bell and squashing Ajayi

  The Pittsburgh Steelers got total revenge on Miami’s Jay Ajayi for his 204-yard rushing day against them in October, and then rubbed it in by utilizing Le’Veon Bell so often and so well that he set a franchise playoff record.
Dolphins’ decimated defense falters in 30-12 loss to Steelers

Dolphins’ decimated defense falters in 30-12 loss to Steelers

The Dolphins got away with this longer than anyone thought they could. They spent all season patching holes in the secondary and linebacker corps, counting on an imposing group up front and an offense that scored enough to get by, but the end of their run came harshly at Heinz Field on Sunday. The Steelers struck with two quick touchdowns at the start and knocked Miami out of the playoffs with a 30-12...
Consolation prize? Only prize Miami Dolphins want is ‘when we win the Super Bowl’

Consolation prize? Only prize Miami Dolphins want is ‘when we win the Super Bowl’

Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi, who was held to 33 yards, finds little running room against the Steelers including Bud Dupree (48).
With Adam Gase in place, Miami Dolphins poised for future playoff success

With Adam Gase in place, Miami Dolphins poised for future playoff success

Head Coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers shakes hands with Head Coach Adam Gase of the Miami Dolphins at the end of the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-12 win.
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross: “Happy with the direction we’re going”

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross: “Happy with the direction we’re going”

Miami Dolphins team owner Stephen Ross and head coach Adam Gase watch Dolphins organized team activities in Davie, Florida on June 9, 2016.
Final exam: Grading the Miami Dolphins for their 30-12 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers

Final exam: Grading the Miami Dolphins for their 30-12 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers

Le’Veon Bell of the Pittsburgh Steelers carries the ball during the second quarter against the Miami Dolphins.
Quick hits: Five takeaways from Dolphins’ 30-12 loss at Pittsburgh

Quick hits: Five takeaways from Dolphins’ 30-12 loss at Pittsburgh

Brown buried the Dolphins with two touchdowns early. (Getty Images) PITTSBURGH—A stunning season in which the Dolphins surged from 1-4 to a playoff berth ended harshly in the bitter cold this afternoon.
Matt Moore clears concussion protocol for Miami Dolphins

Matt Moore clears concussion protocol for Miami Dolphins

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree hits Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore during the first half of an AFC Wild Card game in Pittsburgh.
This is the coldest playoff game in Miami Dolphins history

This is the coldest playoff game in Miami Dolphins history

Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers waves to the crowd as he is introduced before the Wild Card Playoff game against the Miami Dolphins at Heinz Field.
Miami Dolphins: Ndamukong Suh’s defensive line “land of the wolves”

Miami Dolphins: Ndamukong Suh’s defensive line “land of the wolves”

Who’d win in a fight, Suh or an actual wolf? (Allen Eyestone/The Post) PITTSBURGH–Dolphins star Ndamukong Suh rarely gives much of a glimpse into his personality, but he’s been particularly fixed on a quote from the movie Sicario this season and used it on his Instagram account.
Miami Dolphins CB Lafayette Pitts returns to Pittsburgh Sunday

Miami Dolphins CB Lafayette Pitts returns to Pittsburgh Sunday

Miami Dolphins defensive back Lafayette Pitts can’t control a fumble before stepping out of bounds at Camping World Stadium.
Miami Dolphins inactives: Byron Maxwell out, Mario Williams playing

Miami Dolphins inactives: Byron Maxwell out, Mario Williams playing

This guy won’t be in action today, but he’s a possibility for next week if Miami advances.
Young Miami Dolphins CB Tony Lippett learning from rookie CB Xavien Howard

Young Miami Dolphins CB Tony Lippett learning from rookie CB Xavien Howard

New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson (11) catches a pass between Miami Dolphins cornerback Bobby McCain (28) and Miami Dolphins cornerback Tony Lippett (36) at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida on November 6, 2016.
If season ends today, Dolphins won’t be able to use brutally cold weather as the reason

If season ends today, Dolphins won’t be able to use brutally cold weather as the reason

  PITTSBURGH – It will be cold at kickoff today when the Miami Dolphins and Pittsburgh Steelers meet in the wild-card playoff round, with forecast temperatures in the teens and blustery winds.
Game day primer: Getting ready for Miami Dolphins at Pittsburgh Steelers

Game day primer: Getting ready for Miami Dolphins at Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger throws from the end zone in the fourth quarter against Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium.
Dolphins at Steelers: 7 players to watch

Dolphins at Steelers: 7 players to watch

Cameron Wake #of the Miami Dolphins looks on during a preseason game against the Tennessee Titans at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Nick Saban “happy for the Dolphins to be in the playoffs”

Nick Saban “happy for the Dolphins to be in the playoffs”

Saban running a minicamp in 2005. (AP Photo) PITTSBURGH–It’s hard to tell if this will make Dolphins fans happy or angry.
Dolphins need another ‘lightning strike’ from Jay Ajayi to beat Steelers

Dolphins need another ‘lightning strike’ from Jay Ajayi to beat Steelers

The offensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins, an affable, gregarious, loquacious man named Clyde Christensen, was discussing the common denominators of 200-yard rushing performances this week. “Freaky … Rare … Outliers,” Christensen said of topping the 200-yard mark. Appropriate that Christensen used three words to describe something Jay Ajayi has done three times this...
Miami Dolphins need another freaky, rare, outlier effort from Jay Ajayi against Steelers

Miami Dolphins need another freaky, rare, outlier effort from Jay Ajayi against Steelers

Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi high steps after scoring on a short run in the third quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Hard Rock Stadium.
Royal Palm star Jordan Dangerfield to make playoff debut for Steelers

Royal Palm star Jordan Dangerfield to make playoff debut for Steelers

A time like this, when he’s about to take the field for an NFL playoff game, makes Jordan Dangerfield remember everything it took to get here. He clawed for a chance to play in college after starring as a receiver and defensive back at Royal Palm Beach only to see Hofstra shut down its football program after his first year there. He resumed his career at Towson and went undrafted, then persisted...
Win or lose: 5 keys for Miami Dolphins to upend Pittsburgh Steelers

Win or lose: 5 keys for Miami Dolphins to upend Pittsburgh Steelers

Ajayi has to be big Sunday. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) PITTSBURGH—Few outside of South Florida are giving the Dolphins a chance to go into Pittsburgh and win Sunday, but it’s not out of the question.
Dolphins’ wild turnaround of a season comes full circle vs. Steelers

Dolphins’ wild turnaround of a season comes full circle vs. Steelers

The Miami Dolphins are, by definition, a wild card. They’re not supposed to be in Pittsburgh, or anywhere else, for a playoff game Sunday. Add up these factors and see what you get. Rookie head coach. Starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill out and Matt Moore in his place. Defense so dinged up that everybody is hoping a guy like Bacarri Rambo, who wasn’t even in the league for the first seven...
Dolphins vs. Steelers: Vote for the best players through history

Dolphins vs. Steelers: Vote for the best players through history

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Post staff predictions: Won’t be easy for Dolphins in Pittsburgh

Post staff predictions: Won’t be easy for Dolphins in Pittsburgh

What are our Dolphins writers expecting on Sunday when the Fins travel to Pittsburgh to face the Steelers in the wild-card round of the playoffs?
Pittsburgh Steelers “salty” about loss to Dolphins, out for revenge

Pittsburgh Steelers “salty” about loss to Dolphins, out for revenge

When Steelers coach Mike Tomlin got back in the building after Friday’s practice, the first person he ran into was his facilities manager. That was the man responsible for making the team’s fieldhouse as arctic as possible, and Tomlin thanked him with a huge smile. “You did a great job,” he roared. “It was horrible in there.” While the Dolphins are freezing...
Miami Dolphins’ Byron Maxwell on ankle that won’t heal: ‘I’m lost for words’

Miami Dolphins’ Byron Maxwell on ankle that won’t heal: ‘I’m lost for words’

Dolphins CB Byron Maxwell has had ankle trouble for weeks. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) Dolphins cornerback Byron Maxwell officially is doubtful for Sunday’s wild-card game at Pittsburgh, but he doesn’t even sound that optimistic.
Can Miami Dolphins bank on backup QB in playoffs? ‘It happens every year’

Can Miami Dolphins bank on backup QB in playoffs? ‘It happens every year’

Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore (8) motions to a teammate during the first half against the Buffalo Bills as Kraig Urbik (60) prepares to snap the ball.
NFL fines Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry for helmet throw, inappropriate gesture (video)

NFL fines Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry for helmet throw, inappropriate gesture (video)

Jarvis Landry got fined twice for celebrating this TD. (Bill Ingram/The Post) The NFL and Jarvis Landry have different definitions of fun.
Dirty player? LeGarrette Blount fined for ripping off Ndamukong Suh’s helmet

Dirty player? LeGarrette Blount fined for ripping off Ndamukong Suh’s helmet

Blount was fined for grabbing Suh’s facemask. (Getty Images) The NFL fined New England running back LeGarrette Blount today for grabbing Dolphins star Ndamukong Suh by the facemask and ripping his helmet off.
Make room on the bandwagon: Dolphins among easiest teams to root for in playoffs

Make room on the bandwagon: Dolphins among easiest teams to root for in playoffs

Miami Dolphins fans during game against the New England Patriots during NFL game Sunday January 01, 2017 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.
Maurkice Pouncey: Missing Dolphins playoff game “killing” brother Mike

Maurkice Pouncey: Missing Dolphins playoff game “killing” brother Mike

Mike and Maurkice Pouncey in October. (Bill Ingram/The Post) PITTSBURGH—This would have been a dream scenario for the Pouncey twins, facing each other in a playoff game with plenty of family and friends on hand, but it didn’t work out.
What Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Friday before Steelers

What Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Friday before Steelers

Ryan Tannehill returned to practice. (Getty Images) Here is some of what Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Friday: • Jason Jones was let go in an organizational decision.
Miami Dolphins cut defensive end Jason Jones two days before playoffs

Miami Dolphins cut defensive end Jason Jones two days before playoffs

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady gets a pass off over the outstretched hand of Miami Dolphins defensive end Jason Jones at Hard Rock Stadium.
Miami Dolphins’ $40 million defensive line keeping them afloat

Miami Dolphins’ $40 million defensive line keeping them afloat

The Dolphins haven’t been great defensively this season, but they’ve been good enough to reach the playoffs largely because the front line is covering up some of the mixing and matching behind them. “That front four guides our success,” defensive coordinator Vance Joseph said. “That’s where the money is.” No team outspent the Dolphins’ $40.3 million...
Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill returns to practice; surgery future uncertain

Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill returns to practice; surgery future uncertain

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is chased out of the pocket by Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Markus Golden at Hard Rock Stadium.
Miami Dolphins: RB Jay Ajayi wins team MVP

Miami Dolphins: RB Jay Ajayi wins team MVP

Jay Ajayi put up the third-biggest rushing season in team history. (Getty Images) The Dolphins announced this morning that running back Jay Ajayi won the Dan Marino Most Valuable Player award, as voted on by the South Florida media and members of the organization.
Why Miami Dolphins QB Matt Moore is ridiculously underrated

Why Miami Dolphins QB Matt Moore is ridiculously underrated

No, Matt Moore is not a bad player. He’s actually quite good. (Getty Images) DAVIE — Before the season, Sports Illustrated revealed its ranking of the 32 NFL backup quarterbacks.
One reason to be confident in Adam Gase? He won a playoff game with Tim Tebow

One reason to be confident in Adam Gase? He won a playoff game with Tim Tebow

Tebow delivered a game-winner for Gase and the Broncos in 2012. (Getty Images) DAVIE–Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore will be making his playoff debut Sunday at Pittsburgh, and Adam Gase was involved the last time the Steelers faced a quarterback stepping into the postseason for the first time.
Miami Dolphins DT Jordan Phillips must ‘put the bad plays to rest’

Miami Dolphins DT Jordan Phillips must ‘put the bad plays to rest’

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Jordan Phillips battles New England Patriots center David Andrews at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Miami Dolphins may dust off benched Mario Williams for his first playoff game

Miami Dolphins may dust off benched Mario Williams for his first playoff game

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota outruns Miami Dolphins defensive end Mario Williams for a long gain during the second half at Hard Rock Stadium.
Damien Williams on Dolphins’ doubters: “Open your eyes”

Damien Williams on Dolphins’ doubters: “Open your eyes”

No. 26 knows how to party. (Getty Images) DAVIE—It’s possible no player in the Dolphins’ locker room is as animated and excitable as Damien Williams, and he was a little more charged up than usual this afternoon.
Miami Dolphins’ Jay Ajayi, Ndamukong Suh make Pro Football Focus’ All-Pro 2nd team

Miami Dolphins’ Jay Ajayi, Ndamukong Suh make Pro Football Focus’ All-Pro 2nd team

Jay Ajayi. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and running back Jay Ajayi were selected to the Pro Football Focus All-Pro second team, announced Thursday night.
Miami Dolphins WR Leonte Carroo must ‘practice harder’ as he fights for lineup return

Miami Dolphins WR Leonte Carroo must ‘practice harder’ as he fights for lineup return

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Leonte Carroo catches a pass before a Bills game. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert) DAVIE — For the last two weeks, the Miami Dolphins have played undrafted rookie wide receiver Rashawn Scott from Miami over third-rounder Leonte Carroo from Rutgers.
Miami Dolphins’ Earl Mitchell: One of my goals was to help Cam Wake reach playoffs

Miami Dolphins’ Earl Mitchell: One of my goals was to help Cam Wake reach playoffs

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Earl Mitchell (90), celebrates after sacking San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17), during third-quarter action Nov.
Miami Dolphins RB Damien Williams on fumble: ‘I take things like that to heart’

Miami Dolphins RB Damien Williams on fumble: ‘I take things like that to heart’

Dolphins running back Damien Williams (26) reacts as the ball is stripped from him by New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32) as outside linebacker Shea McClellin (58) moves in to recover the fumble, killing a drive deep into Patriots territory on Jan.
Dolphins’ win/loss totals over past decade among NFL’s least successful

Dolphins’ win/loss totals over past decade among NFL’s least successful

Ben Volin, Post staff The Miami Dolphins’ 2016 season has been a breath of fresh air for a franchise that has had a turbulent and largely unsuccessful past decade.
Dolphins coach Adam Gase: “We’re close” to Ryan Tannehill practicing

Dolphins coach Adam Gase: “We’re close” to Ryan Tannehill practicing

Adam Gase will make his playoff debut as a head coach Sunday. (AP) DAVIE–Dolphins coach Adam Gase is three days away from making his playoff debut and leading the franchise into its first postseason game in eight years.
Kicking in cold weather an adventure for Miami Dolphins’ Andrew Franks

Kicking in cold weather an adventure for Miami Dolphins’ Andrew Franks

Part of Andrew Franks’ responsibility is being realistic about his range. (AP) DAVIE—Andrew Franks has had plenty of cold-weather kicks in his life, especially after playing collegiately at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, and he’ll have to rely on those years of experience when the Dolphins visit Pittsburgh on Sunday.
Miami Dolphins DC Vance Joseph pushes head coach openings aside

Miami Dolphins DC Vance Joseph pushes head coach openings aside

Vance Joseph is a candidate for several head coach openings. (AP) DAVIE–The NFL has six openings for head coaches and possibly more coming, and Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph has been linked to five of them.
Darren Rizzi explains why Miami Dolphins are keeping footballs in freezer

Darren Rizzi explains why Miami Dolphins are keeping footballs in freezer

Rizzi Darren Rizzi, the Dolphins’ assistant head coach and special teams coordinator, had this to say Thursday: On kicking when it’s single-digit temps: Says K balls (which kickers use) are hard to begin with.
BREAKING: Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill out vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

BREAKING: Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill out vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill in action against the Arizona Cardinals during NFL game at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.
Trip to Pittsburrrrgh could be coldest game in Miami Dolphins history

Trip to Pittsburrrrgh could be coldest game in Miami Dolphins history

The Dolphins lost their shot at playing in a dome and instead get to experience Pittsburgh in January.
Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins improving from knee injury

Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins improving from knee injury

Jelani Jenkins is optimistic about facing the Steelers. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE–It looks like the Dolphins will get linebacker Jelani Jenkins back in the rotation for Sunday’s playoff game at Pittsburgh.
Miami Dolphins’ Ndamukong Suh doesn’t care what LeGarrette Blount thinks

Miami Dolphins’ Ndamukong Suh doesn’t care what LeGarrette Blount thinks

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh  stops Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.
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