Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida
By CHARLIE McCARTHY  |  Last updated 8/29/13
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins began training camp amid chatter they were ready to compete with the New England Patriots for AFC East supremacy. Miami's very active free-agency period, combined with a widespread perceived notion that Bill Belichick's team is on the decline, will do that. But through five preseason games, the Dolphins showed little to send shockwaves through New England. They're still a work in progress. Miami won Thursday night's preseason finale 24-21 in a Battle of Backups with the New Orleans Saints. The Dolphins finished the exhibition slate 2-3 thanks to a 56-yard touchdown pass between quarterback Pat Devlin and wide receiver Marvin McNutt with 3:02 left, and De'Andre Presley's interception with the Saints driving in the final seconds. Miami (and every other NFL team) will need to reduce its roster to 53 players by Saturday at 6 p.m.. All eyes then focus on the regular-season opener at Cleveland on Sept. 8. "We gotta be ready to go week in, wee...
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