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

This is the smooth, dependable Laremy Tunsil the Miami Dolphins chose as building block
 Laremy Tunsil is saying over and over again that it’s about being there for the team, the offensive line and his coaches. “I’m going to keep saying the same thing over and over,” Tunsil said Thursday. What Tunsil has put on tape over and over this season are consistently good reps. Tunsil is fully living up to his...

Posted: 4 hours ago

Laremy Tunsil is saying over and over again that it’s about being there for the team, the offensive line and his coaches. “I’m going to keep saying the same thing over and over,” Tunsil said Thursday. What Tunsil has put on tape over and over this season are consistently good reps. Tunsil is fully living up to his...
What Dolphins offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains said Thursday
 Here is some of what Dowell Loggains said Thursday: • Laremy Tunsil is really strong in pass pro. • There is going to come a time in the NFL when you’re going to have to throw it 45 times to win a game. [RELATED STORY: The Tape Don’t Lie: Miami Dolphins at New York Jets, a review] • Separation is an area Mike...

Posted: 6 hours ago

Here is some of what Dowell Loggains said Thursday: • Laremy Tunsil is really strong in pass pro. • There is going to come a time in the NFL when you’re going to have to throw it 45 times to win a game. [RELATED STORY: The Tape Don’t Lie: Miami Dolphins at New York Jets, a review] • Separation is an area Mike...
What Miami Dolphins coaches are telling frustrated DE Charles Harris
 Charles Harris has two sacks in 18 NFL games and he is fully aware. “I think he gets frustrated sometimes,” Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke said Thursday. “He hasn’t had as many of the positive results — end results — statistically. He’s had a lot of pressures for us and affected...

Posted: 7 hours ago

Charles Harris has two sacks in 18 NFL games and he is fully aware. “I think he gets frustrated sometimes,” Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke said Thursday. “He hasn’t had as many of the positive results — end results — statistically. He’s had a lot of pressures for us and affected...
How DeVante Parker’s finger injury feels three days before Raiders game
 DeVante Parker has had an extra week to allow a broken finger on his right hand to heal, and he says it’s feeling much better. “It does, actually,” Parker said Thursday. “Big difference.” Parker spoke with Dolphins coach Adam Gase about why he was held out of last week’s game, despite feeling he was ready...

Posted: 11 hours ago

DeVante Parker has had an extra week to allow a broken finger on his right hand to heal, and he says it’s feeling much better. “It does, actually,” Parker said Thursday. “Big difference.” Parker spoke with Dolphins coach Adam Gase about why he was held out of last week’s game, despite feeling he was ready...
Miami Dolphins practice report: Reshad Jones, DeVante Parker Thursday updates
 The Dolphins practiced inside their bubble on Thursday afternoon, in preparation for Sunday’s home game against the Oakland Raiders. Safety Reshad Jones (shoulder) was suited up and went through some individual drills with teammates. Jones did not appear to be in visible pain or discomfort and was seen throwing a football with each...

Posted: 13 hours ago

The Dolphins practiced inside their bubble on Thursday afternoon, in preparation for Sunday’s home game against the Oakland Raiders. Safety Reshad Jones (shoulder) was suited up and went through some individual drills with teammates. Jones did not appear to be in visible pain or discomfort and was seen throwing a football with each...
ChauxDown! Dolphins’ Davon Godchaux eats crawfish, gator and... raccoon
 Davon Godchaux is wearing a ChauxDown T-Shirt, which is actually really nice (and available online) and he’s explaining that it’s about his foundation, which is to support healthy eating in children. So far, so good. “Growing up as a child, you always want to eat right to get to this level,” Godchaux, Miami’s...

Posted: a day ago

Davon Godchaux is wearing a ChauxDown T-Shirt, which is actually really nice (and available online) and he’s explaining that it’s about his foundation, which is to support healthy eating in children. So far, so good. “Growing up as a child, you always want to eat right to get to this level,” Godchaux, Miami’s...
TE Nick O’Leary of Palm Beach and Dwyer joins Miami Dolphins
 Tight end Nick O’Leary of Palm Beach and Dwyer High School in Palm Beach Gardens is joining the Miami Dolphins practice squad, according to a league source. O’Leary, who is the grandson of legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus and was a standout at Florida State, last played for the Buffalo Bills. O’Leary was a sixth-round draft...

Posted: a day ago

Tight end Nick O’Leary of Palm Beach and Dwyer High School in Palm Beach Gardens is joining the Miami Dolphins practice squad, according to a league source. O’Leary, who is the grandson of legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus and was a standout at Florida State, last played for the Buffalo Bills. O’Leary was a sixth-round draft...
All they do is win, win, win (Dolphins’ Ryan Tannehill, with Adam Gase) 
 With a hat tip to DJ Khaled and Ludacris and friends, all Adam Gase and Ryan Tannehill do is win. Together. Hands go up? Sure, like officials and fans, who more often than not are able to celebrate when Tannehill and Gase are on the same sideline, working together, on game days. Don’t believe me? Gase is 10-5 when Tannehill is under...

Posted: a day ago

With a hat tip to DJ Khaled and Ludacris and friends, all Adam Gase and Ryan Tannehill do is win. Together. Hands go up? Sure, like officials and fans, who more often than not are able to celebrate when Tannehill and Gase are on the same sideline, working together, on game days. Don’t believe me? Gase is 10-5 when Tannehill is under...
What Jon Gruden of Oakland Raiders said about the Miami Dolphins on Wednesday
 Here are some things Oakland coach Jon Gruden said Wednesday: • Miami is playing extremely well up front. The addition of Robert Quinn is huge. It’s a supreme effort from that group. New energy. New energy. Scheme is good. • Matt Burke does an excellent job with their multiple looks on defense. • Seeing Ryan Tannehill...

Posted: a day ago

Here are some things Oakland coach Jon Gruden said Wednesday: • Miami is playing extremely well up front. The addition of Robert Quinn is huge. It’s a supreme effort from that group. New energy. New energy. Scheme is good. • Matt Burke does an excellent job with their multiple looks on defense. • Seeing Ryan Tannehill...
What Adam Gase said Wednesday before Oakland game (Reshad Jones update)
 Here is some of what Adam Gase said Wednesday before a home game against the Oakland Raiders: • Reshad Jones did not practice today. It’s day to day. We don’t know what day. He’s better than it was. It’s the shoulder he did not have surgery on. • We got jammed up on release at the tight end position. I wanted...

Posted: a day ago

Here is some of what Adam Gase said Wednesday before a home game against the Oakland Raiders: • Reshad Jones did not practice today. It’s day to day. We don’t know what day. He’s better than it was. It’s the shoulder he did not have surgery on. • We got jammed up on release at the tight end position. I wanted...
Miami Dolphins CB Xavien Howard turns up as dynamic, potent ball-hawk
 They want no part of Xavien Howard. They’ll throw left, they’ll throw middle, but right? Not if #25 is in the scope of the quarterback this season. Howard has emerged as the lockdown, shutdown, blanketing cornerback every team needs. In this case, it’s the Miami Dolphins. In Sunday’s defeat of the Jets, rookie quarterback...

Posted: a day ago

They want no part of Xavien Howard. They’ll throw left, they’ll throw middle, but right? Not if #25 is in the scope of the quarterback this season. Howard has emerged as the lockdown, shutdown, blanketing cornerback every team needs. In this case, it’s the Miami Dolphins. In Sunday’s defeat of the Jets, rookie quarterback...