Entries by Craig Davis

Minkah Fitzpatrick says Dolphins DBs emulating Patriots secondary; excited by new scheme

DAVIE – Too much Dolphins talk this summer has been focused on the wrong Fitzpatrick – QB Ryan instead of DB Minkah. Granted, quarterback competitions are always center stage in the NFL. But the most intriguing question about this Dolphins season remains: Can first-year coach Brian Flores translate the precepts of a Super Bowl-winning defense […]

Brian Flores’ first task: reshape Dolphins defense

DAVIE – The intrigue around the Dolphins is all about the future. Rightfully so, for a franchise trying to break from a pattern of failure with a fresh assembly line. So the immediate measuring stick will be about how quarterback Josh Rosen and other key components meld or melt under expectations. But the element that […]

Now, Josh Rosen needs to earn it

DAVIE – So it begins. The Josh Rosen era? At this point it’s the onset of the audition. Coach Brian Flores prefers to view it as a competition. Though few outsiders believe Rosen won’t be behind center when the Dolphins open the 2019 season, it is in the best interest of the franchise that the […]