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  1. Dolphins legend Jason Taylor is one of the greatest pass rushers to ever play the game. But if he had his choice, he’ll want to be remembered for something else — being an even greater dad. The Jason Taylor Foundation shared a beautiful clip from Taylor’s Hall of Fame induction speech as a means of wishing all fathers out there a happy Father’s Day today. In the clip, Taylor becomes overwhelmed with emotion speaking about his own upbringing and how it’s helped him to appreciate the significance of fatherhood. “No level of success in any walk of life means anything if you aren’t taking care of what is important first,” said Taylor. “I never had a father. There’s no bigger honor, no bigger blessing and there’s no great job in this world than being a father.” After being doubted for most of his football playing career, Taylor went on to be one of the greats — he was a first ballot Hall of Fame inductee. We certainly aren’t going to doubt his capacity to outdo his play on the field with his role as a father! Fro
  2. 84 days away from kickoff. The player of the day? Former Dolphins wide receiver Chris Chambers, who rocked number ’84’ for the Dolphins from 2001 to 2007. Chambers, in hindsight, feels like something of an under-appreciated gem of those early 2000s Dolphins squads. With 5,688 receiving yards and 43 touchdowns in six and a half seasons in South Florida, Chambers was productive, exciting and dynamic with the ball in the air. In the lexicon of great receivers in team history, Chambers isn’t often mentioned. But then again, the other great receivers in team history didn’t catch their passes from Jay Fiedler, A.J. Feeley, Gus Ferrotte, Joey Harrington, Dante Culpepper and Cleo Lemon. Chambers should be remembered much more for the mind boggling high point catches he unleashed on the NFL during his tenure with the team. It was well established that Chambers was an explosive talent — he ran 4.33s in the 40-yard dash and leapt an incredible 45 inches in the vertical at 210 pounds at the 2001 NFL Combine. Those numbe
  3. Proceed with caution, Dolphins fans. We’ve seen this same song and dance plenty of times before — enough to know that this may be fools gold. The reemergence of wide receiver DeVante Parker has worked its way up through the grapevine, all the way to the world-wide leader in sports. ESPN released a column this weekend dedicated to recognizing the surprise standout of each NFL franchise’s offseason thus far. And, as he typically is, Parker was Miami’s talent of choice. The recognition of Parker, which was written by Dolphins beat reporter Cameron Wolfe, should sound familiar for Dolphins fans everywhere. “(Parker) has regularly looked like the Dolphins’ best offensive player this spring, making highlight grabs along the sideline and consistently being a threat in the red zone and in the middle of the field. This isn’t the first time Parker has opened eyes in the spring (only to disappoint in the fall), but it’s a good sign after how bad 2018 went for him. In a surprise, the Dolphins brought back Parker this of
  4. The Dolphins have signed third-round guard Michael Deiter, according to a team announcement. With that, the Dolphins have wrapped up their entire 2019 NFL Draft class. Deiter, a Wisconsin product, spent time at guard, center and tackle during his collegiate career. A self-described “mauler,” Deiter will compete with Isaac Asiata and Chris Reed for the starting left guard job. Even if he falls flat, the versatile rookie could see a decent amount of burn as a backup. Here’s the full rundown of the Fins’ draft class, via PFR’s tracker: 1-13: Christian Wilkins, DT (Clemson): Signed 3-78: Michael Deiter, G (Wisconsin): Signed 5-151: Andrew Van Ginkel, LB (Wisconsin): Signed 6-202: Isaiah Prince, T (Ohio State): Signed 7-233: Chandler Cox, FB (Auburn): Signed 7-234: Myles Gaskin, RB (Washington): Signed
  5. Former Dolphins defensive end Andre Branch will visit the Cardinals on Thursday, a source tells NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport (on Twitter). The Cardinals have been working hard to find help in the late stages of free agency, and Branch could provide veteran support for the team’s pass rush unit.  We haven’t heard much about Branch since he was released by the Dolphins in March, but he offers an impressive résumé and could be a nice value addition in the later stages of free agency. Over the last three seasons with the ‘Fins, Branch recorded 55 tackles, 11.5 sacks and three forced fumbles. Branch didn’t make sense for Miami with nearly $7M owed to him for 2019, but he would be a solid pickup on a lesser deal for Arizona. Armed with the top waiver priority in the NFL, the Cardinals pounced on former Browns tackle Desmond Harrison earlier this month. You can expect them to continue to use their No. 1 slot to land other worthwhile castaways while exploring low-cost vets like Branch between now and September. Earlier th