2017 Miami Dolphins

Discussion in 'Miami Dolphins' started by RTTAS, Sep 10, 2017.

  1. RTTAS

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    The Dolphins were a surprise team in 2016, going 10-6 and making the playoffs, losing to the Steelers without QB Ryan Tannehill. The Dolphins will be without Tannehill for all of the 2017 season with a torn ACL. Matt Moore is named as the current starter, but Jay Cutler looms as a solid option. Outside of QB, the rest of the offense is pretty putrid - the only "skill position" player is second-string tight end Anthony Fasano, and the starting OL is only 1/5 white - although 3 back-ups are white and the good news is, the blacks on the starting OL are not particularly good - who the hell is Jermon Bushrod? Drew Morgan is serving his racial apprenticeship on the practice squad.

    The defence features as many starters as the offense - two. The much maligned Kiko Alonso will start his second season on the Dolphins, having picked up 115 tackles, 4 pass defences, 2 interceptions (one for a 60-yard touchdown), and a forced fumble - numbers nearing his impressive rookie campaign. Mike Hull will start at MLB after playing well as a back-up last season (33 tackles and an interception), and Chase Allen will back-up Alonso at WLB. LB Trevor Reilly is also on the practice squad.

    QB: Matt Moore, Jay Cutler
    TE: Anthony Fasano
    OL: Anthony Steen, Sam Young, Jesse Davis, Jake Brendel

    WLB: Kiko Alonso, Chase Allen
    MLB: Mike Hull

    Special Teams: K Cody Parkey, P Matt Haack, LS John Denney
    Practice Squad: QB Brandon Doughty, WR Drew Morgan, OT Sean Hickey, LB Trevor Reilly
    Injury Reserve: QB Ryan Tannehill, C Ted Larsen

    Starters: 4
    On 53-man roster: 13

    Pretty standard numbers for an anti-white team, as I've seen from my previous write-ups. The offense is dreadful to look at, almost at Raiders-level, but the defense is semi-watchable with two starters at linebacker. Again, not as high as it really should be, but it's not Raiders-level bad. Hopefully Drew Morgan can play his way up to some NFL reps, and maybe an injury or two to the sumos on the OL.
     
  2. Riggins44

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    It's pretty sad when we're saying that a team isn't Raiders-level bad, so it could be worse.
     
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