Listen To The Latest Episode Of X’s & Omar Live: The Miami Dolphins Podcast

South Florida Sun Sentinel sports columnists Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde go head-to-head over the ups and downs of the Miami Dolphins in their live show, now available as a free podcast. Shows include game analysis, predictions, player moves, rumors and more.

2021 Season, Week 5: Dolphins vs. Jaguars

Oct. 13, 2021

The Dolphins take their 1-4 record across the pond to London to take on the winless Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday morning. Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde ask the big question: Has Brian Flores lost the Dolphins, or do Miami fans still have a glimmer of hope left? Does the season now rest on the shoulders of quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and his health? Plus, Omar and Dave take your questions. Kickoff is 9:30 a.m.

2021 Season, Week 5: Dolphins vs. Buccaneers

Oct. 6, 2021

The bad got worse for the Dolphins last Sunday and there’s a lot of blame to go around — Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde are pointing fingers in this week’s episode. Plus, should Miami be shopping for a new quarterback? And how aggressive will the Bucs be against the Dolphins offensive line in this Sunday’s match-up in Tampa Bay?

2021 Season, Week 4: Dolphins vs. Colts

Sept. 29, 2021

After a hard-fought, fourth-quarter win against New England in Week 1, it’s been downhill for the Dolphins. Embarrassment in Buffalo and a dismal performance in Las Vegas exposed serious holes in Miami’s rebuild. Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde revisit the drafting of Tua Tagovailoa as QB, tear apart Miami’s offensive line, and ask if this Sunday’s 1 p.m. game against the Colts is a must-win.

2021 Season, Week 3: Dolphins vs. Raiders

Sept. 22, 2021

An embarrassing loss to the Bills. A serious injury to Tua Tagovailoa. Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde are looking for the panic button. Did GM Chris Grier’s Dolphins rebuild go off the rails? How durable can Tua really be? And can backup QB Jacoby Brissett step up to lead Miami to wins? So many questions, so little time. The Dolphins take on the Raiders in Las Vegas Sunday at 4:05 p.m.

2021 Season, Week 2: Dolphins vs. Bills

Sept. 15, 2021

The Dolphins nudged their way to a win in their first big AFC matchup last Sunday, and hope to do it again with their second this Sunday against the Buffalo Bills. Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde preview the matchup, compare QBs Tua Tagovailoa and ask whether the ‘Fins can get physical enough to make a run for the division crown. Plus, Dave takes a jab at the Jets.

2021 Season, Week 1: Dolphins vs. Patriots

Sept. 8, 2021

BONUS EPISODE: 2021 Training Camp preview

July 26, 2021

Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde preview Miami Dolphins training camp, including analysis of an Xavien Howard trade and whether QB Aaron Rodgers would make Miami a Super Bowl contender.

BONUS EPISODE: Minicamp news and analysis

June 18, 2021

The Miami Dolphins filled a lot of holes in the off season and Sun Sentinel columnists Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde have a lot to say about what they observed during this week’s minicamp. Where are the weak spots, and where will the Fins excel? Plus, what Omar and Dave are expecting from QB Tua Tagovailoa next season.

2021 Dolphins Draft: Last words from Omar & Dave

May 4, 2021

The 2021 NFL Draft is in the record books and Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde have a lot to talk about. Did the Miami Dolphins come out with a roster that’s better or worse than it was last season? Where have the Dolphins improved the most? And did Miami find the help they needed for QB Tua Tagovailoa? Thank you for listening to this season of X’s & Omar. We’ll return in August with a new season. Meanwhile be sure to subscribe to our Fins Flash newsletter and follow Dolphins news on

2021 Dolphins Draft Edition

April 28, 2021

The most important stretch in the Dolphins’ off-season rebuilding is here. Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde give their final thoughts on Miami’s options in the 2021 NFL Draft: Which Alabama receiver fits the best? Are more Dolphins on the trading block? And who is the perfect first-round pick? Round 1 of the NFL Draft is Thursday.

BONUS EPISODE: 2021 NFL Draft outlook, Part 7

April 21, 2021

Miami Dolphins GM Chris Grier says he’s open to making more trades in the NFL Draft — but should he? Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde say the Dolphins need more elite players and talk about the influence of Tua Tagovailoa on Miami’s draft selections. Listen to the latest bonus episode.

BONUS EPISODE: 2021 NFL Draft outlook, Part 6

April 14, 2021

In this week’s bonus NFL Draft episode, Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde discuss whether the Dolphins should trade down again, the prospect of finding an edge runner, and when the Dolphins rebuilding will be over. Plus, your questions answered.

BONUS EPISODE: 2021 NFL Draft outlook, Part 5

April 7, 2021

In this week’s NFL Draft bonus episode, Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde discuss which playmaker in the upcoming NFL draft would best fit with Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. Will they have to reach for a defensive end? And how does the Sam Darnold trade impact the Dolphins and AFC East?

BONUS EPISODE: 2021 Free Agency and NFL Draft, Part 4

March 31, 2021

The Dolphins shook up the NFL last week with a pair of aggressive trades in the 2021 Draft. Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde debate if it was a good move and analyze what Miami should do with the No. 6 pick they got from the Philadelphia Eagles. The Dolphins’ off-season battle may just be beginning.

BONUS EPISODE: 2021 Free-Agency Outlook, Part 3

March 24, 2021

Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde discuss the addition of Will Fuller and the Miami Dolphins’ free-agency approach. Would Gators TE Kyle Pitts complement the offense? Did Miami address the need for pass rushers? And the bottom line: Are the Dolphins better off now than they were at the end of last season?

BONUS EPISODE: 2021 Free-Agency Outlook, Part 2

March 17, 2021

Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde continue their analysis of the Dolphins free agency options and NFL Draft outlook. Are they taking the right approach in the off season? Should they continue building the team around Tua Tagovailoa? Should Miami trade down from the No. 3 pick in the NFL Draft?

BONUS EPISODE: 2021 Free-Agency Outlook

March 10, 2021

The Dolphins off-season moves are going to start heating up. Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde discuss whether Miami will spend big or be conservative. hould the team continue to build Tua Tagovailoa or pivot to other quarterback options? Was signing running back Aaron Jones the right move? Plus a look at where things stand as the NFL Draft nears.

Off-season outlook, part 4

Feb. 10, 2021

In the final episode wrapping up the Dolphins 2020 season, Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde take on the roles of Miami Dolphins GM and discuss how to improve the team during the off season and ahead of the all-important NFL Draft. The X’s & Omar Live webcast and new podcast episodes will return in March to tackle the Dolphins’ free agency options.

Super Bowl special

Feb. 3, 2021

Super Bowl Sunday approaches and Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde share their thoughts (and picks) for the Tampa Bay-Kansas City matchup. Why argue? Tom Brady is the GOAT. But more important for South Florida is what comes next for the Dolphins. Will offensive co-coordinators work? And what should Miami offer to trade for QB Deshaun Watson? This is the X’s & Omar Super Bowl special.

Off-season outlook, part 3

Jan. 27, 2021

The Miami Dolphins are participating in a very important game this week as they coach the annual Senior Bowl. What will the Fins do with their exclusive access to 140 NFL prospects that could improve their Draft stock? Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde analyze those players and continue their outlook for Miami’s No. 3 pick in the NFL Draft. Plus, answers to your questions.

Off-season outlook, part 2

Jan. 20, 2021

Last weekend’s playoff games gave us look at just how far the Miami Dolphins have to go to be able to play at that level. This week, Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde make a to-do-list for the team. What do the Dolphins have to give up to get Deshaun Watson? Which young players should get contract extensions? Who would be a good fit for offensive coordinator? And the big question: What do the Dolphins do with their No. 3 pick in the NFL Draft?

Off-season preview, part 1

Jan. 13, 2021

With the 2020 season in the books for the Dolphins, Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde talk about the team’s off-season priorities. And there’s no shortage of drama already as talk swirls about Miami possibly picking up QB Deshaun Watson from the Texans if he becomes available. Would that make the Dolphins instant contenders and what would be a fair trade? Also, who is the best fit for their No. 3 trade in the 2021 NFL Draft? Plus, Omar and Dave answer your questions.

2020 Season Analysis & Offseason Outlook

Jan. 6, 2021

Ten wins were not enough for the Miami Dolphins in 2020 after the Buffalo Bills dismantled Brian Flores’s team and ended their playoffs dreams. Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde perform a season autopsy to find the cause of the collapse last Sunday. And looking ahead, is the Dolphins rebuild on track and what should be team’s priorities during the offseason?

2020 Season, Week 17: Dolphins @ Bills

Dec. 30, 2020

A playoff berth is within reach for the 2020 Dolphins. Will another season come to an unfortunate end in Buffalo this Sunday? Or is this the dream team Fins Nation has been waiting for? Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde analyze the matchup with the Bills, look at what the Dolphins must do to make the playoffs, and the all-important question: Will Tua Tagovailoa or Ryan Fitzpatrick take the calls in Buffalo? Plus, your questions.

2020 Season, Week 16: Dolphins @ Raiders

Dec. 23, 2020

Well, the Dolphins put an end to the New England Patriots’ dynasty with a strong 22-12 win last Sunday. Now they travel to Las Vegas to take on the Raiders. Omar and Dave analyze which of the two teams is further along on their rebuilds, the Dolphins chances of making the playoffs, and what challenges Tua Tagovailoa faces as he heads into the final stretch of his rookie year. The Dolphins face the Raiders at 8:15 p.m. Saturday.

2020 Season, Week 15: Dolphins vs. Patriots

Dec. 16, 2020

The Dolphins face a critical matchup Sunday in their quest for the playoffs. Do they stand a chance against the New England Patriots? Will Bill Belichick show the rest of the NFL how to beat Tua Tagovailoa and the Dolphins? Omar Kelly and Dave Hyde tackle those topics, plus analyze the ‘Fins injuries and Brian Flores’ chances of being named the NFL Coach of the Year.

2020 Season, Week 14: Dolphins vs. Chiefs

Dec. 9, 2020

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