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Recapping Week One of Free Agency
Travis is back for a recap show getting you caught up on all the activity on Miami's roster from the past week. Free agent signings, extensions, tenders and some roster departures, and the overarching theme of Miami's offseason thus far.
Mock Draft Round Up
Travis dives into Daniel Jeremiah's Dream Dolphins Draft and breaks down the underlying theme of his player selections. Plus, Mel Kiper published his Mock Draft 3.0 this week—we'll discuss those players and recap the best quotes from the Dolphins free agents during their Miami media debuts.
Field Yates on Dolphins' Direction and Team Building
Travis is joined by ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates to discuss Miami's offseason and team-building philosophies under Brian Flores and Chris Grier. Yates calls Miami the most improved team so far through free agency and details the biggest prize is in Miami via the "future star at head coach." Together Travis and Field detail Miami's new defenders and the scheme fits, what Jordan Howard brings on offense and how highly Miami's loaded skill set on offense will be drafted in fantasy this year. Plus, 14 draft picks, flexibility and the possibility of trading up or down on Draft Day.
Welcome to Miami | Shaq Lawson
Travis is joined by the newest defensive end addition to the Miami Dolphins, Shaq Lawson. They discuss Lawson's versatility, ability to impact both the run and the pass, reuniting with coach Marion Hobby and the young, hungry Dolphins. Two tough games against Miami last season put the Dolphins on Shaq's radar. Plus, his relationships with Christian Wilkins and Raekwon McMilan, and how difficult it is to prepare for Ryan Fitzpatrick as an opponent.
Welcome to Miami | Kamu Grugier-Hill
Travis is joined by the newest linebacker addition to the Miami Dolphins, Kamu Grugier-Hill. They discuss Kamu's time growing up in Hawaii, his history and relationship with Brian Flores and the versatility he brings to the Miami defense. Plus, there's a group chat chain between he, Ted Karras, Elandon Roberts, and Kyle Van Noy — all former teammates exited to reunite on the field in Miami.
Welcome to Miami | Emmanuel Ogbah
Travis is joined by the newest defensive end addition to the Miami Dolphins, Emmanuel Ogbah. The lengthy, versatile defensive end joins Travis to talk about growing up in Nigeria, his college days, his favorite position to rush from and what he brings to the Dolphins both against the run and the pass.
Welcome to Miami | Kyle Van Noy
Travis is joined by the newest linebacker addition to the Miami Dolphins, Kyle Van Noy. They discuss Kyle's versatility, leadership, championship pedigree and his excitement to get involved in the community. Plus, why he chose Miami, the culture being built under Brian Flores, and some high praise for his new teammates, like Ryan Fitzpatrick.
Welcome to Miami | Clayton Fejedelem
Travis is joined by the newest safety addition to the Miami Dolphins, Clayton Fejedelem. They discuss Clayton's wedding last weekend, his upbringing as a middle child, walking on at Illinois, how excited he is to join Brian Flores and the secondary and his scouting report on Ryan Fitzpatrick.
Welcome to Miami | Jordan Howard
Travis is joined by the newest running back addition to the Miami Dolphins, Jordan Howard. They discuss Howard's top-shelf production from his time in college all the way through his first four years as a pro. Plus, why he chose the Dolphins, his belief in Brian Flores and running backs coach Eric Studesville, and what he brings to the table for the Dolphins.
Welcome to Miami | Elandon Roberts
Travis is joined by the newest linebacker addition to the Miami Dolphins, Elandon Roberts. Together they discuss Roberts' physical, workman-like mentality, some scouting reports from a player's perspective on his new teammates, his time with Brian Flores as his former position coach and the birth of his first daughter.
Welcome to Miami | Ereck Flowers
Travis is joined by the newest offensive line addition to the Miami Dolphins, Ereck Flowers. The hometown kid comes back home to discuss growing up a Dolphins fan, following the footsteps of Vernon Carey, playing with Ryan Fitzpatrick and Christian Wilkins and of course his experience on the hardwood.
Welcome to Miami | Ted Karras
Travis is joined by the newest offensive line addition to the Miami Dolphins, Ted Karras. Together they discuss Ted's toughness, intensity, and reason for choosing the Dolphins. Plus, some scouting reports on his new teammates in Ryan Fitzpatrick, Christian Wilkins, Davon Godchaux, Kyle Van Noy, Elandon Roberts and Clayton Fejedelem. Plus, Ted weighs in on his own basketball prowess and what he's most looking forward when he gets to Miami.
Welcome to Miami | Byron Jones
Travis is joined by the newest cornerback addition to the Miami Dolphins, Byron Jones. They discuss Jones' absurd combine metrics, advanced versatility, natural instincts for the position and what exactly makes Jones shut down the best receivers on a weekly basis. Plus, would Jones win a theoretical Dolphins dunk contest?
Former Dolphins linebacker Channing Crowder joins Drive Time to talk about life in the NFL, going through the combine, free agency and the expectations of a championship contender. Plus, Channing and Travis get into the weeds of X's and O's and the bright future of this Dolphins team under Brian Flores.
Humble and Hungry: The Brian Flores Story
Head into your weekend with this Friday edition of the Drive Time podcast. We'll talk about the documentary short Humble and Hungry: The Brian Flores Story. Plus, free agency preview part four, Clemson and Oregon pro days, three exclusive rights free agents tendered and some options at center this offseason.
Behind the Scenes of NFL Contracts
Travis is back for a busy Thursday show that covers multiple topics. First, Reshad Jones will reportedly be released at the start of the new league year and we'll revisit his top five moments as a Dolphin. Plus, Oklahoma and Wisconsin held their pro days Wednesday and we'll go over players 41-60 on PFF's top 100 free agents list. Finally, the finer details on what goes into contract structures and the opening week of free agency in the NFL.
2020 Free Agency Preview: Part 2
Travis is back for a busy Wednesday show. We'll continue the free agency preview taking a look at PFF's top-100 list, covering players ranked 61-80. Plus, some Dolphins coaching staff changes, a proposed rule change by Miami, and 2 compensatory picks awarded, giving Miami 14 total draft picks.
The Dolphins' Enviable Draft Position
Travis is back for a Monday edition of the Drive Time Podcast. On today's show: Miami's presence at Auburn's Pro Day and what it takes to be a Miami Dolphin. Plus, the enviable position the Dolphins organization finds itself in ahead of this year's draft, with historical data to demonstrate the process of draft success. Finally, a mock draft roundup.
Dolphins Versatility and the Twitter Mailbag
Travis put the call out on Twitter for your questions. We'll answer a handful of those questions on this podcast, talk about your favorite Dolphins memorabilia, and explain how Miami's versatility extends to the coaching staff as well as on the field.
Jordan Reid of The Draft Network
Travis is joined by Jordan Reid of The Draft Network to talk about this year's draft class. He'll give us details on the biggest risers up the board this past week, a snapshot of his top-200 big board, some value picks in this year's class and sort out the QBs and what makes each one special. Plus, Ryan Fitzpatrick is getting better with age.
Kent Platte and the Relative Athletic Score
Travis is joined by Kent Platte, the creator of the Relative Athletic Score, to talk about cumulatively measuring the on-field workouts in Indianapolis. They discuss the Dolphins' current roster and their respective RAS scores, as well as the top performers from the week in Indianapolis. Plus, former Cal safety Ashtyn Davis raves about new Dolphins Defensive Backs Coach Gerald Alexander.
Top Combine Performers, Dolphins Cancer Challenge
Travis is back for a comprehensive review of the best performers at the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine. Who set the pace at each position group? Plus, we'll hear from the defensive backs who spoke to the media on Friday and we'll cover the Miami Dolphins' commitment to excellence on and off the field with the Dolphins Cancer Challenge. The DCC has raised better than $32.5 million since the event's inaugural running in 2010.
Jim Nagy, Pete Prisco, Kyle Crabbs | Combine Day 4
Travis was in the scrum in Indianapolis on Thursday. He caught up with Senior Bowl Executive Director Jim Nagy to chat about Brian Flores and then Pete Prisco of CBS Sports HQ. Plus, plenty of defensive line and linebacker prospects discuss a variety of topics, including praise for new linebackers coach Anthony Campanile. Finally, Chris Grier on the Move the Sticks podcast.