The Miami Dolphins kicked off the preseason with a sloppy effort in a 24-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Although many of the Dolphins starters either didn't suit up or only played a handful of series, the overall performance was disappointing. Their tackling and redzone offense were poor, and they lost the turnover battle. However, its best that the team plays at their worst now and works out the kinks, rather then when the games count.
While the result was meaningless, the game meant a lot to players on the roster bubble who were given the opportunity to prove themselves. Some players took advantage of the extra playing time and saw their stock rise. On the otherhand, some players really struggled and ultimately took a step back.
Here are five players that stood out in the exhibition loss, seeing their stock increase or decrease as a result:
WR Chad Bumphis
Bumphis, an undrafted rookie, turned in an impressive performance against Dallas after a solid two weeks of c...