Steelers hiring Brian Flores is a great move regardless of his lawsuit against the league

February 21, 2022

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced over the weekend that they have hired former Boston College linebacker, Patriots assistant and Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores as a special assistant on defense and linebackers coach. The hiring got people’s attention because Flores is suing the NFL, the Denver Broncos, the New York Giants and the Houston Texans. Flores filed the lawsuit after a text exchange with Bill Belichick in which Belichick mistakenly…


Patriots: The Belichick coaching coaching tree loses a couple of branches with the firings of Flores and Judge

January 12, 2022

After the recent firings of Brian Flores and Joe Judge, the Belichick coaching tree currently has no branches in the NFL. There are no former Patriots assistants that are currently head coaches in the league. The Flores firing was surprising. After leading the Dolphins to back to back winning seasons and going 4-2 against the Patriots, you would have thought Flores had plenty of job security. Well, that wasn’t the…


NFL: With season sweep of Pats, Flores proves he’s by far the best coach from the Belichick coaching tree

January 10, 2022

Photo: Is there even a doubt now? Brian Flores is the best head coach from the Belichick coaching tree. Flores led the Miami Dolphins to the team’s first season sweep over the Patriots since 2000 on Sunday and it really wasn’t even close. The Dolphins dominated much of the 33-24 regular season finale. Sure, Flores and his team won’t be playing in the playoffs next week, but the former…


Patriots: Week 1 preview and prediction

September 12, 2021

David Santiago/Miami Herald/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Follow me on twitter @zcarey13 Patriots vs Dolphins: September 12th, 2021. 4:25 PM Line: Patriots -3; O/U 43 Football is in the air. We’ve had some fantastic college games and a thrilling start to the NFL season already. That will continue this Sunday with a killer slate of games including your New England Patriots against the Miami Dolphins. Below I break down…


Patriots: Meet the Miami Dolphins

September 12, 2021

Series History: The Patriots are 36-18 all time against the Dolphins at home, including a 16-3 record at Gillette Stadium. Unfortunately the Patriots are 17-39 all-time in Miami, including two postseason games. The Dolphins hold a 57-54 lead in the all time. Head Coach: Brian Flores Offensive Coordinator: George Godsey & Eric Studesville Defensive Coordinator: Josh Boyer Two-Deep WR DeVante Parker Preston Williams LT Austin Jackson Greg Little LG Solomon…


X’s and O’s: Get to know the Miami Dolphins schematically

June 6, 2021

The Miami Dolphins enter the 2021 NFL season coming off a 10-6 campaign and a second place finish in the AFC East in 2020. Head coach Brian Flores is coming into his third season with the team and has been successful in rebuilding the roster and getting the franchise pointed in the right direction after the tenure of the human plague that is Adam Gase. The Dolphins had a very…


Boston College: A few more Eagles soar into the NFL during draft weekend

May 2, 2021

Another year, another convocation of Eagles heading to the NFL. And before we go any further, yes I googled whether it was a “flock” or not. Having players elected to the National Football League is obviously nothing new for anyone associated with the program, but the feeling felt from teammates, coaches, administrators and the alumni when one of their own moves on to the next level never gets old. Hunter…


Patriots Preview: New England Patriots (6-7) at Miami Dolphins (8-5)

December 20, 2020

Line: Dolphins by -1.5 Opening Drive: The Patriots and Dolphins are meeting for the 110th time today. Miami holds a 56-54 advantage in the series. The two teams have met three times in the playoffs as well with the Patriots winning two of the three meetings. The Patriots beat the Dolphins 21-11 in the season opener at Gillette Stadium. Miami is a drastically different team now with Tua Tagovailoa starting…


Patriots Preview: Miami Dolphins (0-0) at New England Patriots (0-0)

September 13, 2020

Line: Patriots -7 Key players for Miami: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, WR Devonte Parker, RB Jordan Howard, TE Mike Gesicki, LB’s Kyle Van Noy, Elandon Roberts, DE Christian Wilkins Opening kickoff: Old friend Brian Flores and his revamped Miami Dolphins visit Gillette Stadium to kick off the 2020 season. Miami beat the Patriots at Gillette to end last season and it cost them a first round bye. A lot has changed…


Patriots: Scouting the Miami Dolphins Offense and Defense

September 11, 2020

The Patriots kick off the 2020 season on Sunday with a visit from old friend Brian Flores and the Miami Dolphins. Miami closed out the 2019 season beating the Patriots at Gillette and costing them a first round bye in the process. Despite playing well down the down stretch last season, Flores fired offensive coordinator Chad O’Shea and brought in Chan Gailey for a second tour of duty as Dolphins…