Category: Tony Sparano

Rex Ryan Talks Tannenbaum, Sparano, Pettine, Tebow, Sanchez, Locker Room Leaks, a New Mentality and His Strange Tattoo

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

After a tumultuous fourth season with the New York Jets, Rex Ryan escaped the city for a sun-soaked vacation with his wife. While that was happening, a general manager search got underway while fellow coaches also cleared out their offices at team headquarters. Oh, and Ryan was pictured by the ...

Tony Sparano on Mark Sanchez: “I can’t wait to get him back and get him going again.”

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Tony Sparano may have lost his job as head coach of the Miami Dolphins this season, but he's getting another opportunity very quickly here in the off-season. Sparano was brought in to be the New York Jets new offensive coordinator replacing Brian Schottenheimer. Schottenheimer along with Mark Sanchez have taken the brunt ...

TE Anthony Fasano Talks About Tyler Thigpen, Contract Extension, Chicago Bears, and the AFC Wild Card Race

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

This past weekend was a crazy game for Miami when they played host to the Titans and both Chad Henne and Chad Pennington left the game with injuries.  One player who rose to the occasion and played a huge role in Miami’s 29-17 win over Tennessee, although unexpectedly, was tight ...

The Patriots Success Rides on Tom Brady and the Offensive Line

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Tonight’s Monday night football game features an AFC East divisional showdown with the 2-1 New England Patriots taking on the 2-1 Miami Dolphins.  Both teams already have a loss to the New York Jets, who beat the Bills yesterday to stay undefeated in divisional play, so in order to stay ...

Karlos Dansby, Dolphins Try to Step Up Game Against Patriots

Monday, October 4th, 2010

The Miami Dolphins, and particularly their defense, could not have started the 2010 NFL season much better. The Dolphins' D gave up just 20 points over its first two games, helping the Fins earn road victories over Buffalo and Minnesota. In Week 3, it was the offense's turn to take some ...

If You Forget About Tony Sparano and the Dolphins, You May End Up Sleeping with the Fishes

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Two years ago, the Miami Dolphins surprised everyone in the NFL with a new offensive package called the “Wildcat” and it led them to the top of the AFC East. Then last season, the Dolphins went in reverse and finished with a disappointing 7-9 record and a third place finish ...

Ricky Williams Runs “Full Circle”

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Ricky Williams seemed to have everything as a Heisman Trophy winning running back whose NFL coach traded the future of the franchise to get him (which landed him on the cover of Sports Illustrated and ESPN The Magazine), whose agent was a platinum-recording hip hop star, and who won the ...

Joey Porter is Ready to Get Out of Miami If They Don’t Want Him Anymore

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Leave it to Joey Porter to find a way to turn the attention to him during Super Bowl Week. It sure seems like the bubble may be bursting in the whole Joey Porter versus the Miami Dolphins feud. Earlier this week Porter told Jim Rome that he wants out of ...

Jason Taylor: “If we don’t beat the Titans then our season will pretty much be over”

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Jason Taylor is a Dolphin lifer, drafted here, does all his charity work down here and even was traded and came back here. He has been through many coaches and different front offices. From Jimmy Johnson to Dave Wannstedt and then Nick Saban to Tony Sparano. He has been in ...

Tony Sparano: “These guys just don’t say quit”

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

After an 11-5 season last year, the big question for the Dolphins was, is this a fluke or do they have a good team in Miami. Tony Sparano coached the Fins from a 1-15 team to an AFC East champion playoff bound team. It sure looked like a fluke with ...