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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 3/8/12

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Here are the Miami Dolphins news stories from around the web you may have missed over the last 24 hours:


Joe Philbin's son, Michael Philbin, drowned with drugs and alcohol in his system - South Florida
Michael Philbin, 21, son of Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin, had marijuana in his system and a blood alchohol level of .176 when he drowned Jan. 8 in the Fox River in Wisconsin.

Inside The Coaching Staff: Blue Adams
Of all the new faces on the Dolphins coaching staff, Blue Adams is the only one with NFL playing experience. The new assistant defensive backs coach not only played in the NFL, but also in the Canadian Football League and NFL Europe.

Philbin address to alumni shows attempt to balance building through the draft and Peyton Manning chase | Miami Dolphins In Depth
As the Dolphins and other NFL teams chase Peyton Manning they recognize adding a potentially great player who is nearly 36-years old could improve the team dramatically, yes, but also could add to the roster a player fully formed by another team's culture, one who already established his philosophies and techniques while working elsewhere.

DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS: news: Marino in unique position to help Miami land Manning
Dan Marino and Peyton Manning are buddies. And Jeff Darlington writes the legendary Dolphins QB could be the organization's secret weapon in trying to land the former Colts signal-caller.

Miami Dolphins ‘very confident’ they can land Peyton Manning - Miami Dolphins -
Peyton Manning was officially released by the Colts on Wednesday, and the Dolphins and others have begun their pursuit of the future Hall of Fame quarterback.

Peyton Manning: 'I haven't thought about where I'll play' - South Florida
Peyton Manning officially parts ways with Colts; star QB free to sign with Miami Dolphins

Make no mistake, Peyton Manning tops Miami Dolphins’ wish list - Greg Cote -
Peyton Manning stood Wednesday at the career crossroads that was as emotional as it was inevitable and he said, "I haven’t thought yet about where I’ll play."

Miami Dolphins: Dolphins' QB hunt begins with Peyton Manning, but doesn't end there - South Florida
Miami Dolphins have three avenues to upgrade the quarterback position with Peyton Manning, Matt Flynn and Robert Griffin III

Peyton Manning praises Miami Dolphins, but non-committal about interest - Miami Dolphins -
Peyton Manning was officially released by the Colts on Wednesday, and the Dolphins and others have begun their pursuit of the future Hall of Fame quarterback.

Breakdown of factors that could sway Manning | Miami Dolphins In Depth
Peyton Manning has been officially released by the Indianapolis Colts today. He can sign with another team as early as 4:01 p.m. Thursday or when the transaction hits the NFL wire. So where is he actually going?

With all focus on Peyton, Dolphins not even thinking about Flynn | ProFootballTalk
The Miami Dolphins signing free agent quarterback Matt Flynn makes a ton of sense: New Dolphins coach Joe Philbin spent four years coaching Flynn in Green Bay, and Flynn has already showed in limited action that he can play well in Philbin's offense. But that doesn't mean it's going to happen.

Miami Dolphins: What’s the pitch to Peyton Manning? – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins and about a dozen other teams will be making their best sales pitch to free agent quarterback Peyton Manning.


Miami Dolphins' Brandon Marshall: I was a beast - CBS News
Star receiver blames borderline personality disorder for troubled past, says he couldn't regulate his emotions.

Reggie Wayne’s hopeful of a Colts reunion in Miami – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
Reggie Wayne thinks ending his career with the Miami Dolphins, winning a Super Bowl with Peyton Manning as his quarterback, would be a "story book ending."


The Curious Case of Vontaze Burfict - The Phinsider
AlejandroN takes a look at Vontaze Burfict. Would you take a chance on him?

Miami Dolphins All-Time Top 100 Players: 70. Terrell Buckley - The Phinsider
Terrell Buckley is the NCAA record holder with 501 interception return yards. He is also the only NFL player to intercept at least 50 passes but never appear in a Pro Bowl. For six of his 14 NFL seasons, he played for the Miami Dolphins.

Miami Dolphins Starting Quarterbacks Since Dan Marino - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have started 16 quarterbacks over the past 12 years. With Peyton Manning becoming a free agent, could the Dolphins finally have some stability at the position?