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NFL Playoff Picture: Dolphins eliminated despite win over the Vikings
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NFL Playoff Picture: Dolphins eliminated despite win over the Vikings

The Miami Dolphins are officially out of the AFC Playoff picture, despite coming away with the win Sunday over the Minnesota Vikings. The Miami Dolphins did everything they needed to do on Sunday to stay in the AFC playoff hunt, beating the Minnesota Vikings, but saw their infinitesimally small chances at landing in the postseason tournament end when the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs. The rest of the AFC Playoffs tightened up on Sunday, with teams clinching their positions, and a few more teams being eliminated. At the top of the group, the New England Patriots locked up a...
The Phinsider 4 hours ago

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 12/22/14

Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including the Dolphins defeated the Minnesota Vikings 37-35 yesterday.  VIKINGS VS DOLPHINS: Rapid Reaction: Miami Dolphins eliminated from playoff picture - ESPNThe Miami Dolphins edged the Minnesota Vikings 37-35 Dolphins...
South Florida Sun-Sentinel 10 hours ago

Miller's ground game helps provide balance

The Miami Dolphins had the balanced attack they aim for every game in Sunday's win over the Minnesota Vikings behind running back Lamar Miller's 92 yards.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel 12 hours ago

Kelly: Dolphins' offense flashes its potential against Vikings

Potential is a dangerous word that is often soaked in unnecessary pressure, and submerged in unfair criticism because it is doused in unachieved expectations.
Will Philbin, who is staying, keep Kevin Coyle?

Will Philbin, who is staying, keep Kevin Coyle?

The immediate future is sealed for Joe Philbin, who got the big endorsement for 2015 from owner Stephen Ross. The immediate future is sealed for general manager Dennis Hickey, who obviously has done nothing to deserve even scrutiny about whether...
Joel A. Erickson / Birmingham News 9 hours ago

No possibility of Gus Malzahn in Miami; Dolphins sticking with Joe Philbin

Hours after the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that the Dolphins might have interest in Malzahn, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross told reporters in Miami that head coach Joe Philbin will return for his fourth season in 2015 after the Dolphins' 37-35 victory over Minnesota, according to ESPN.

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Dolphins observations: Playoffs are out, but some good feelings remain

Dolphins observations: Playoffs are out, but some good feelings remain

A victory by the Pittsburgh Steelers earlier in the day ended the Miami Dolphins' playoff hopes this season, but a chance at a winning record remains in play after an exciting 37-35 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Sun Life Stadium.
Dolphins cap wild 4th quarter with comeback win over Vikings

Dolphins cap wild 4th quarter with comeback win over Vikings

Rookie Terrence Fede blocked a punt for a safety with 41 seconds left, and Ryan Tannehill threw four touchdown passes to help the Miami Dolphins come from behind and beat the Minnesota Vikings 37-35 Sunday.

Miami Dolphins pull out 37-35 victory

The bad news first: There will be no improbable playoff appearance. The Dolphins needed half a dozen scenarios to play out the final two weeks of the season for them to make the playoffs. And then the Pittsburgh Steelers won...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 18 hours ago

Polls: Grade the Vikings' performance against the Dolphins

Here's your chance to weigh in on Sunday's game

Dolphins lay egg in first half versus Vikings

Are you kidding me? The Miami Dolphins are still supposed to be playing for admittedly slim playoff hopes, but hopes nonetheless. They are playing a 6-8 team. They're at home. And they're losing 17-7 at halftime against the Minnesota Vikings....
St. Paul Pioneer Press 20 hours ago
Vikings-Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium: live coverage

Vikings-Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium: live coverage

Follow along with the Pioneer Press sports team as the Vikings take on the Miami Dolphins at noon today at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

Hyde: Channing Crowder and the Santeria priest

This started at a Dolphins alumni gathering, a golf tournament at Trump Resort, to ask yesterday's greats whether the standard of excellence that once defined their franchise has disappeared.

Dolphins likely chasing Booby prize in final two games

To the naked eye everything seemed normal in the Dolphins' locker room this week.
Dolphins playing for pride in matchup against Vikings

Dolphins playing for pride in matchup against Vikings

With a minuscule chance of making the playoffs, the Miami Dolphins (7-7) host the Minnesota Vikings (6-8) in a much different context than previous games this season. Playing for pride more than anything else, the Dolphins have little else to compete for at this point.

Keys to the game: Minnesota Vikings at Miami Dolphins

Several days ago I told you Miami Dolphins defensive ends Cameron Wake and Olivier Vernon are in a sack drought. Well, in digging deeper into the matchup between the homestanding Dolphins and Vikings on Sunday, I've discovered the drought may...

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