Joe Schad

Joe is a journalist who covers the Miami Dolphins for the Palm Beach Post. He has previously spent time with ESPN, the Orlando Sentinel and Newsday. 

Latest from Joe Schad

Miami Dolphins’ Adam Gase: ‘We’re counting on Kenyan Drake’
 A defensive tackle named Gabe Wright, who few people outside of Auburn, Alabama and maybe in Wright’s circle of family and friends knows, was officially tossed off the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday. Wright took a swing at Kenyan Drake, a running back with Pro Bowl upside, in Monday’s practice. This was a poor decision on Wright&rsquo...

Posted: 2 days ago

A defensive tackle named Gabe Wright, who few people outside of Auburn, Alabama and maybe in Wright’s circle of family and friends knows, was officially tossed off the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday. Wright took a swing at Kenyan Drake, a running back with Pro Bowl upside, in Monday’s practice. This was a poor decision on Wright&rsquo...
Miami Dolphins’ Albert Wilson: How I get separation and make ‘em miss
 Albert Wilson may not be a first-team wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins, but he’s been first in the NFL in two intriguing categories. Miami gave Wilson a 3-year, $24 million contract in part because he’s: • First in the NFL in yards of separation (4.1) between receiver and defender on passing targets in 2017. (Next Gen...

Posted: 2 days ago

Albert Wilson may not be a first-team wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins, but he’s been first in the NFL in two intriguing categories. Miami gave Wilson a 3-year, $24 million contract in part because he’s: • First in the NFL in yards of separation (4.1) between receiver and defender on passing targets in 2017. (Next Gen...
BREAKING: DeVante Parker of Miami Dolphins has broken finger
 Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker has broken the middle finger on his right hand, according to a source. Parker is hopeful to be able to play in the season opener, but it could take weeks to heal. One estimation for recovery is four weeks; which would be right around the September 9 opener against Tennessee. Parker and Kenny Stills...

Posted: 2 days ago

Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker has broken the middle finger on his right hand, according to a source. Parker is hopeful to be able to play in the season opener, but it could take weeks to heal. One estimation for recovery is four weeks; which would be right around the September 9 opener against Tennessee. Parker and Kenny Stills...
What Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase just said
 Here is some of what Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Tuesday: • The end of training camp really just means veteran guys can sleep at home. Last year practicing at Philly was a different deal. This is a more routine preseason setup. • It’s going to take a little time, the next couple weeks at least, to really define the identity...

Posted: 2 days ago

Here is some of what Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Tuesday: • The end of training camp really just means veteran guys can sleep at home. Last year practicing at Philly was a different deal. This is a more routine preseason setup. • It’s going to take a little time, the next couple weeks at least, to really define the identity...
Miami Dolphins releasing Gabe Wright after practice dustup with Kenyan Drake
 The Miami Dolphins are releasing defensive tackle Gabe Wright after he went after running back Kenyan Drake during a practice dustup on Monday, according to a league source. Wright played one game for the Dolphins last season and had an outside chance to make the roster as a depth player. There were several scuffles at Dolphins practice but...

Posted: 3 days ago

The Miami Dolphins are releasing defensive tackle Gabe Wright after he went after running back Kenyan Drake during a practice dustup on Monday, according to a league source. Wright played one game for the Dolphins last season and had an outside chance to make the roster as a depth player. There were several scuffles at Dolphins practice but...
Senorise Perry shocks Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator with his growth
 Senorise Perry averaged nearly 9 yards on 4 carries with 1 touchdown in Thursday night’s preseason opener against the Bucs. Perry, who is a strong special teams contributor, took a step forward in his bid to make Miami’s roster as a fourth running back. “It was just me doing my job,” Perry said Monday. “Handling...

Posted: 3 days ago

Senorise Perry averaged nearly 9 yards on 4 carries with 1 touchdown in Thursday night’s preseason opener against the Bucs. Perry, who is a strong special teams contributor, took a step forward in his bid to make Miami’s roster as a fourth running back. “It was just me doing my job,” Perry said Monday. “Handling...
ON EDGE: Miami Dolphins practice is scrappy, feisty and tense
 This was a Miami Dolphins practice unlike any other this training camp. From the very beginning, it seemed like something different was in the air. These players were angry, testy and chippy. And their coaches were, too. Veteran offensive tackle Ja’Wuan James had a penalty and offensive line coach Jeremiah Washburn went bonkers, sending...

Posted: 3 days ago

This was a Miami Dolphins practice unlike any other this training camp. From the very beginning, it seemed like something different was in the air. These players were angry, testy and chippy. And their coaches were, too. Veteran offensive tackle Ja’Wuan James had a penalty and offensive line coach Jeremiah Washburn went bonkers, sending...
What Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains said Monday
 Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains had a media availability on Monday. Here’s some of what he said: • Everyone is getting tired of hitting each other. In camp, that’s what happens in the NFL about this time every year, every team. • There was good and bad in the opener. Really pleased...

Posted: 3 days ago

Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains had a media availability on Monday. Here’s some of what he said: • Everyone is getting tired of hitting each other. In camp, that’s what happens in the NFL about this time every year, every team. • There was good and bad in the opener. Really pleased...
Miami Dolphins training camp: Monday practice report
 The Miami Dolphins have two training camp practices left. Some key players missed Monday’s practice. Here’s some of what we saw: • WR Kenny Stills (ankle), C Jake Brendel (calf), DE William Hayes (hamstring), LB Mike Hull (knee) and wide receiver DeVante Parker (hand) and running back Frank Gore (possible veteran rest day)...

Posted: 3 days ago

The Miami Dolphins have two training camp practices left. Some key players missed Monday’s practice. Here’s some of what we saw: • WR Kenny Stills (ankle), C Jake Brendel (calf), DE William Hayes (hamstring), LB Mike Hull (knee) and wide receiver DeVante Parker (hand) and running back Frank Gore (possible veteran rest day)...
Miami Dolphins move Bobby McCain to outside corner (for at least a day)
 The Miami Dolphins made Bobby McCain the highest-paid nickel corner in the NFL this offseason, with a 4-year, $27 million deal. On Thursday, they moved McCain to outside corner. This is not to say that McCain will stay there. Of course, it’s a reflection of McCain’s versatility and his ability to do so in a pinch. But &mdash...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Miami Dolphins made Bobby McCain the highest-paid nickel corner in the NFL this offseason, with a 4-year, $27 million deal. On Thursday, they moved McCain to outside corner. This is not to say that McCain will stay there. Of course, it’s a reflection of McCain’s versatility and his ability to do so in a pinch. But &mdash...
Miami Dolphins try rookie Minkah Fitzpatrick at slot cornerback
 Minkah Fitzpatrick played all over the field for Alabama, so doing the same for the Dolphins is certainly not a surprise. But that doesn’t make it easy. “I didn’t really move around a whole lot until I learned the whole system at Bama, and then I started moving around,” Fitzpatrick said Sunday. “Here, as soon...

Posted: 4 days ago

Minkah Fitzpatrick played all over the field for Alabama, so doing the same for the Dolphins is certainly not a surprise. But that doesn’t make it easy. “I didn’t really move around a whole lot until I learned the whole system at Bama, and then I started moving around,” Fitzpatrick said Sunday. “Here, as soon...