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DAVIE — Offensive lineman John Jerry has been applauded for his versatility. He’s played every position on the line, except center. He’s even lined up at fullback on a few occasions. Still, the jack-of-all trades in an unfamiliar position as the Dolphins await the status of left tackle Jake Long. Jerry has filled in for long during practice this week, but said it’s the first time he’s manned the spot. “I’ve never played it, but I’ll do whatever coach wants me to do,” he said. Long sustained a back injury in last week’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Jerry said the move has been challenging, but continues to adjust. “It’s football, man, that’s all I can say,” Jerry said. Jerry is using the opportunity become a better all-around offensive lineman, something he says will benefit him in the long run. “It’s kind of like an old saying I heard all the older guys saying, `The more you can do, the better you can do,”‘ he said. If he starts, this is the perfect week for Jerry’s

Donating to the cause: Miami Dolphins fans pony up to fly ‘Fire Jeff Ireland’ sign over Sun Life Stadium on Jan. 1

Die-hard Dolphins fans Chris Joseph and Roger Paul aren’t happy that owner Stephen Ross fired coach Tony Sparano this week yet opted to keep general manager Jeff Ireland. The two came to Miami together, they figure, and both should be held equally responsible. Obviously, Ross isn’t asking for their opinion. So on Jan. 1 against [...]

Miami Dolphins need injuries to heal

For the first time in nearly two months the Miami Dolphins have a long list of injuries that need to heal. It is typical that teams and player to start wearing down in the final quarter of the season, but the Dolphins might be forced to play without six starters heading into Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. Starting left tackle Jake Long sat out Wednesday’s practice with...

Dolphins QB Losman itching to start against Bills

J.P. Losman is familiar enough with Buffalo Bills fans to not make any predictions regarding what reception he might get should the Miami Dolphins backup quarterback start against his former team this weekend. Whether he gets booed or cheered, Losman says he'll ''laugh it off.'' Losman heard both - and often in the same game - during a mercurial five-year career...

Sources: Miami Dolphins’ Stephen Ross in talks to bring Carl Peterson aboard

Despite denials by both sides, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross and former Chiefs president Carl Peterson continue to discuss the idea of Peterson joining the team in an executive position, multiple league sources said this week.

Brian Billick shows interest in becoming Miami Dolphins head coach

Former Baltimore Ravens and current NFL Network analyst Brian Billick has expressed interest in the head coaching job with the Miami Dolphins. According to the Sun Sentinel, Billick has said he would have an interest in the team but stated he has not yet been contacted by the franchise. The newspaper claims according to sources, initial calls for the Miami Dolphins will...

QB Moore doesn’t practice

Dolphins starting QB Matt Moore did not practice on Wednesday, but has not been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Bills. Interim head coach Todd Bowles confirmed that J.P. Losman took the starter’s reps in practice Wednesday, but did not say that Moore has been ruled out of Sunday’s game. Moore, who suffered a blow to the head and neck spasms was forced from last week’s...

Marino doubts Cowher will coach again

Hall of Fame quarterback and Miami Dolphins legend Dan Marino chimed in with his thoughts on the Dolphins' head coach search Thursday, saying he would love to see former Steelers coach Bill Cowher take the job, but doubted it would happen.

Dolphins-Bills injury report

---Rookie cornerback Aaron Williams, who missed the San Diego game with a calf injury, practiced fully today and is expected to start on Sunday when the Bills host the Miami Dolphins. Tight end Scott Chandler (ankle) missed practice again today and is likely to miss the game, while kicker Dave Rayner (groin) was limited but expects to play on Sunday. Miami quarterback Matt Moore...

Dolphins tackle situation shaky

With Jake Long questionable for Sunday’s game with the Bills, Miami interim head coach Todd Bowles had to leave a lot up in the air as far as his left tackle position goes. “He practiced some,” said Bowles of Long, who was limited in practice Friday. ”Right now he’s questionable. We’ll see how he feels on the plane ride. Kind of go from there.” When asked if Long...
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