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  1. Cameron Wake eyes elusive postseason

    James Walker

    DAVIE, Fla. -- Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake has three Pro Bowls on his resume and gaudy sack numbers. He's earned team MVP honors in Miami, as well as a pair of Defensive Player of the Year awards during his stint in the CFL. But ther...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  2. Dolphins rated Fede ahead of Michael Sam

    James Walker

    The Miami Dolphins drafted a defensive end in the seventh round, but chose to take a player from tiny Marist College instead of the SEC's co-Defensive Player of the Year. Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey was asked on the final night of the d...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  3. The 2011 Walker Awards

    James Walker

    As the playoffs are set to begin Saturday, let's put a bow on another exciting regular season in the NFL. Here are the 2011 Walker Awards for the AFC East division: Player of the Year Walker Award: Patriots QB Tom Brady Analysis: This is ...

    Blog | January 07, 2012
  4. Polamalu tops defensive Power Rankings

    James Walker

    Earlier this month, we put an end to the "Troy Reed" debate between Troy Polamalu and Ed Reed. But another set of Power Rankings this week brought the topic back to the surface -- albeit with similar results. On Tuesday, Polamalu also was voted th...

    Blog | May 24, 2011
  5. Troy Polamalu's time well spent

    James Walker

    Similar to his great instincts on the field, Pittsburgh Steelers safety and reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year Troy Polamalu is staying two steps ahead during the lockout off the field. While many players are scrambling and trying to figure...

    Blog | May 14, 2011
  6. Top Steelers drafts since 2000

    James Walker

    This week we kick off our series on the top draft classes in the AFC North of the past decade. We will hit one team each day, starting Monday with the Pittsburgh Steelers. On Friday, we will compile the best of the best and rank the top draft clas...

    Blog | March 07, 2011
  7. Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 1-4

    James Walker

    Here is the best of the best. This is the final installment of "Walker's Fab 40" for 2011. No. 4: Haloti Ngata, defensive lineman Team: Baltimore Ravens 2010 stats: 63 tackles, 5.5 sacks Last year's rankings: No. 10 Analysis: Ngata mov...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  8. Troy Polamalu right choice for DPOY

    James Walker

    The NFL defensive player of the year award doesn't always go to the best player. There are plenty of examples in which the award went to the defender who put up the best numbers or who stayed completely healthy in a given season. This season was d...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  9. AP names Troy Polamalu DPOY

    James Walker

    Voters chose Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu as The Associated Press 2010 NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Polamalu finished the season with 63 tackles and seven interceptions, but his mere presence forced offenses to change strategies....

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  10. AFC North Pro Bowl analysis

    James Walker

    Perfect sense: The AFC North is a defense-first division, so it made perfect sense that five defensive starters are going to Hawaii. Safety Troy Polamalu and linebacker James Harrison of the Pittsburgh Steelers are Defensive Player of the Year candid...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  11. James Harrison, Pittsburgh Steelers talks hit snag over money

    James Walker

    For the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pro Bowl linebacker James Harrison, this is one of those times, as the sides remain far apart in negotiations, Harrison's agent, Bill Parise, told ESPN.com Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2009
  12. Five things I learned from Dolphins camp

    James Walker

    The Miami Dolphins completed their 2014 training camp on Thursday. The feeling of getting through the grind of hot, physical practices never gets old for players, whether they're a rookie or a 10-year veteran. ESPN.com's Dolphins page attended all...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  13. Poll: Miami Dolphins' best sleeper?

    James Walker

    DAVIE, Fla. -- Throughout the course of a season, the Miami Dolphins are usually full of surprises - some good and some bad. But seemingly every year there is a "sleeper" who emerges into a productive player for the Dolphins. Last year, two qualit...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  14. Miami Dolphins training camp sleepers

    James Walker

    Training camp is an exciting time in the NFL. It's a time of immense optimism for all 32 teams, and also a time for opportunity. Every year there are players around the league who surprise in training camp to make a 53-man roster. Some even go as ...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  15. Ron Jaworski ranks Ryan Tannehill No. 23

    James Walker

    This is the time of year when preseason rankings are everywhere. There are plenty of team rankings, player rankings, fantasy rankings and 53-man roster projections for all 32 teams. However, ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski's annual quarterback ranki...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  16. Is Dallas Thomas a 2014 sleeper?

    James Walker

    One of the pleasant surprises of the Miami Dolphins' offseason has been second-year guard Dallas Thomas. He played just four snaps during a virtually non-existent rookie season. But Thomas has proved to be one of the most improve players on Miami's r...

    Blog | June 23, 2014