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  1. What's the opposite of power rankings?

    Tim Graham

    In response to the relentless stream of power rankings that have sustained us through the lockout, friend of the blog Bill Barnwell recently compiled his list of the NFL's 25 least valuable players at You probably can guess a few pl...

    Blog | July 14, 2011
  2. AFC East's best: No. 11 Kyle Williams

    Tim Graham

    The countdown of my top 25 AFC East players continues, one weekday at a time ... About the choice: Williams has been one of the NFL's most overlooked players for the past couple years, but he finally garnered enough recognition to make it the Pro ...

    Blog | July 08, 2011
  3. AFC East wire: Players already going broke

    Tim Graham

    Miami Dolphins Andrew Carter of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel drops by the mass workout of Dolphins and other locked out AFC East players in Boca Raton, Fla., and writes up linebacker Channing Crowder's comments about players already gutting...

    Blog | May 25, 2011
  4. Buffalo continues D upgrade in third

    Tim Graham

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills drafted a third straight defender, adding Louisiana State inside linebacker Kelvin Sheppard with the 68th pick Friday night. Why the Bills took him: The Bills already have addressed each level of their defen...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  5. Buffalo loses Parrish, Davis for the year

    Tim Graham

    One player forward, two players back. ParrishDavisThe Buffalo Bills made a move last week that should improve their team, claiming Shawne Merriman off waivers. But on Monday they placed two starters on season-ending injured reserve, weakening both...

    Blog | November 08, 2010
  6. Dolphins D unable to clamp tight ends

    Tim Graham

    The Miami Dolphins have a problem defending tight ends. They struggled throughout 2009 to contain them, and they're off to a rougher start this season. Tight ends accumulated a nice stat line against Miami last year: 68 receptions for 993 yards...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  7. Halftime thoughts from Jets at Dolphins

    Tim Graham

    MIAMI -- Some first-half thoughts Sunday night from Sun Life Stadium, where the New York Jets lead the Miami Dolphins 14-10 at the intermission: The Dolphins made major changes to their defense because they couldn't cover players up the seams. Th...

    Blog | September 26, 2010
  8. Dolphins at Bills inactives

    Tim Graham

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Here are the inactives for Sunday's game between the Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills in Ralph Wilson Stadium. Most notable is Chad Pennington officially assuming the No. 2 role ahead of Tyler Thigpen and the stand-down order...

    Blog | September 12, 2010
  9. Final Word: AFC East

    Tim Graham

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 1: Game plans will be an exercise in speculation. There's always a healthy dose of mystery heading into opening weekend. Teams withhold much of their playbooks throughout the preseason, creating wonder about ho...

    Blog | September 10, 2010
  10. Bills add another ex-Dolphins linebacker

    Tim Graham

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills are loading up on Miami Dolphins castoffs before their game Sunday in Ralph Wilson Stadium. The Bills on Friday announced they've placed inside linebacker Kawika Mitchell on season-ending injured reserve and...

    Blog | September 10, 2010
  11. Karlos Dansby making strong impression

    Tim Graham

    Without so much as a single Pro Bowl appearance -- not even in last season's diluted exhibition -- the Miami Dolphins made Karlos Dansby the highest-paid inside linebacker in NFL history in March, when they signed the Arizona Cardinals free agent. ...

    Blog | August 01, 2010
  12. Posluszny, Dansby won't give them a break

    Tim Graham

    Earlier, I mentioned defensive coordinator Mike Nolan is a Miami Dolphins addition who often gets overlooked when judging their offseason. Then Football Outsiders editor in chief Aaron Schatz produced a piece for ESPN Insider that reminded me abou...

    Blog | May 26, 2010
  13. What could flip Taylor's Jets hate to love?

    Tim Graham

    Throughout his career with the Miami Dolphins, star pass-rusher Jason Taylor didn't conceal his contempt for the New York Jets. In a collection of comments posted earlier, Taylor calls Jets fans "ignorant," their stadium a "hellhole" and their fam...

    Blog | April 07, 2010
  14. The Big Question: Are Fins doing enough?

    Tim Graham

    Have the Miami Dolphins done enough since the free-agency period began? Fernando Medina-US PRESSWIREThe Dolphins started free agency by signing Karlos Dansby, but they have done little since.Miami got off to a rousing start in free agency by...

    Blog | March 30, 2010
  15. Summarizing the Dolphins' tackling woes

    Tim Graham

    In pouring over researcher Sam Monson's data on missed tackles, what stood out most of all was the abysmal season the Miami Dolphins had in that area. We knew the Dolphins had trouble tackling, but to see where their players r...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  16. A wrap-up of those who wrap up

    Tim Graham

    Adalius Thomas missed more than the start of a meeting last year. The New England Patriots outside linebacker was the NFL's worst tackler, according to research. This week, I've been sharing tackle data compiled by ProFootb...

    Blog | March 11, 2010