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Did the Miami Dolphins players really ask for trades following 59-10 loss?

The Miami Herald reported that the Miami Dolphins denied that any player formally asked for a trade from the team.

A Miami Dolphins fan shows his displeasure with the team during the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla.
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The Miami Dolphins had a rough Sunday, getting sloshed 59-10 in a loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

And, to make matters worse, according to a report from Pro Football Talk Mike Florio, “multiple Dolphins players contacted their agents after Sunday’s season-opening blowout loss and directed them to attempt to engineer trades elsewhere.”

According to the report, the Dolphins players feel that the coaching staff “aren’t serious about competing and winning and by all appearances have bought into the notion that the Dolphins will take their lumps now in the hopes of laying the foundation via high draft picks for building a successful team later.”

But that might not be the entire case. The Miami Herald reported that the Miami Dolphins denied that any player formally asked for a trade from the team.

“Amid report from PFT that several Dolphins today told their agents to attempt to engineer trades to get them out of Miami, Dolphins say nobody has requested a trade,” he tweeted.

Last week, players were reportedly upset that the team traded offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil and wide receiver Kenny Stills to the Houston Texans, according to Fox News.

An unnamed source told the Miami Herald that the players considered a “revolt” against the team if Tunsil was traded.