2017 Miami Dolphins

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

  1. RTTAS

    RTTAS Guru

    Sep 16, 2015
    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

    Riggins44 Mentor

    Oct 6, 2007
    It's pretty sad when we're saying that a team isn't Raiders-level bad, so it could be worse.
    Budmademewizer likes this.

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