The Miami Dolphins are a well known franchise of National Football League (NFL). They are located in the Miami metropolitan area. The Dolphins take part in the NFL as a member of the American Football Conference (AFC) East division. They play their home matches at New Miami Stadium situated in the northern suburb of Miami Gardens. They are headquartered in Davie, Florida. Established in 1965, the Dolphins are well known for their consistent performance in every NFL season and it resulted in huge fan following. The team has earned a strong fan base nationally and internationally due to its balanced performances.
The 2016-17 NFL season marks a fresh beginning for the Dolphins and they aim success than reflecting on past failures. The team has got very balanced and skilled players who can bring success to the team consistently. They have players who can win games individually and they have focused on drafting players who are physically and mentally strong besides their talent. The coaching staff panel of the Dolphins is very experienced and knows how to steer their players to pursue success or make winning a habit.
The Miami Dolphins 2016-2017 schedule is already published and it is the right time for the players, coaching staff and all the fans get together, embrace, work out, plan different but workable strategies, pull out their pocket schedules, focus on each game, strive and compete for win. Although, the depth will be a huge trouble for the Dolphins during this NFL season, the Miami Dolphins can win the Super Bowl if they technically resolve their common troubles and believe in their strength.
Take away your negative thoughts on the Miami Dolphins because we don’t know what may happen at the end of the day. The team management and fans understand that this is not the time for negativity and it’s the time for optimistic thoughts. The players know that this is not the time to return to past failures but it’s time for applying themselves from what they learned from past failures. Since there are only less time for beginning a huge journey and countdown started for the training camp, it is a time for moving with a hope that “We Can Do It” this time.
Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase is very confident of his team’s winning chances. Predictions for the upcoming season have started once the Miami Dolphins 2016-2017 schedules were released. The fans have already downloaded and kept the schedule of their teams in order to watch it live. The fans are excited, the teams are energized, the Dolphins have prepared well and ready to give their fans a lot to be happy about this season. You can have a look at the released schedule of the Miami Dolphin here but please do note that owing to flexible scheduling, the weeks 5-17 game kickoff times are subject to change.
Football experts around the globe can’t keep their excitement inside and they have started to predict each and every game that the Dolphins are going to play this NFL season. Experts consider that the Miami Dolphins will have an exceedingly hard road and they had to fight vigorously if they wish to accomplish winning the championship. As per football experts, for the Dolphins the trail to the title fight appears to be as laborious as any they have been faced with in recent seasons. By looking at the Dolphins 2016-2017 schedule, experts judge that there will be at least five toughest games for the Miami Dolphins.
Five Toughest Games Include:
- @ Seattle Seahawks
- @ New England Patriots
- VS. Arizona Cardinals
- @ Cincinnati Bengals
- @ Baltimore Ravens
Obviously, if the Dolphins can win any of the above mentioned toughest games, it will definitely energize their spirits and it can also bring some changes to their overall performances. Experts think that it will be a great bonus for the Dolphins if they can upset some of the toughest opponents as it aids them to sanguinely step forward for the title fight with high spirits.
Football experts believe that the Dolphins have got at least five easiest games to play along with the toughest ones. They also believe that these easiest games will offer the team glorious chance to test their bench strength. Easiest games may allow the Dolphins to play with a little more freedom and spot their biggest let down as well as strength. The Dolphins cannot think of losing the below listed five games, if they do it will surely lead them to unnecessary worries and eventually, force them to give up their dream of winning the championship.
Five Easiest Games Include:
- VS. Cleveland Browns
- VS. San Francisco
- @ San Diego Chargers
- VS. Tennessee Titans
- VS. New York Jets
As per the released schedule, the Miami Dolphins kick off their season playing against one of the toughest opponents in NFL, that is, Seattle Seahawks. The players and coaching staffs will be already thinking about the hardness of this game and it couldn’t get any tough than this. However, if the Dolphins win this game, it would be one of the biggest upsets in recent history and it can also increase the oomph of the Dolphins.
After playing against the Seattle Seahawks, the Dolphins next match is scheduled to play against another toughest team in NLF, New England Patriots. Hence, there is a chance for the Dolphins to start this season with two failures or with two great upsets. The Miami Dolphins can relief a lot when they get ready for their must home match because it will be against Cleveland Browns. The lash against Cleveland Browns is said to be a favorable matchup for their home opener in 2016. The Dolphins will be in a good position to record their first win at their home ground.
Issues Awaiting the Dolphins This Season
The football experts assume that there are some serious issues awaiting the Dolphins this season and some of the notable issues are as follows:
- The Miami Dolphins are offered with an extremely hard schedule in 2016. Miami enters the year with a below par roster and a hard road further on.
- Depth will possibly be a huge issue yet again for the Dolphins like the previous seasons. Miami can't afford too many injuries because of their lack of depth. Injuries are part of the game and the teams packed with respectable depth can effectively handle with the injuries that happen to their players. The Dolphins have no good options to replace their injured players.
- The Miami Dolphins have one of the youngest groups in the NFL. It is clear that this year's Dolphins are comparatively young with some exceptions. The team is covered of young and unproven football players. Lack of experienced and proven players can bring a lot of issues to the overall performance of the team.
- Bad drafting, collateral loss caused by management and coaching changes will probably carry on to be a challenging problem for the Dolphins this season as well.
Hopes for the Dolphins This Season
The Dolphins are expected to experience a lot of pains this season. But some of the youngsters like Bobby McCain, DeVante Parker, Neville Hewitt, Billy Turner, Tony Lippett, Xavien Howard and Jay Ajayi, will offer the team some hopes for success.
The team management believes that the team will perform exceptionally well under new head coach, Adam Gase. Under Gase, Peyton Manning, one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game, produced his best season as a professional quarterback and he gave credit to Gase for a majority of his success. The team and fans presume Adam Gase would prove that he has what it takes to be a great coach.
The Dolphins entered this year’s draft with a new plan and made some wise adding of players who fit the scheme of the head coach and the team. Laremy Tunsil, Xavien Howard, Kenyan Drake, Leonte Carroo, Thomas Duarte, Jordan Lucas, and Jakeem Grant were some of them and the management supposes that these players can provide a solid contribution to the team’s success.
The Miami Dolphins has a lot of work to do in order to improve their game than their previous seasons. With a new head coach and some interesting new added players, the Dolphins may compete vigorously this season compared to past seasons.