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Kicker Caleb Sturgis is back in action and kicking well at Dolphins training camp, but that's not exactly why he was drawing attention after Friday's practice. While the rookie looked good in practice, his overall appearance was rather — how shall we put it? — unique, courtesy of long-snapper John Denney.

Why Dolphins defense can become an elite unit

Over the past three years, the Miami Dolphins defense has always been good, but never great. However, this could change in 2013 with the improvements made to the roster and a new defensive philosophy implemented by the coaching staff. When discussing the Dolphins defense, it starts with All-Pro defensive end Cameron Wake. His 15 sacks in 2012 ranked 4th in the league and accounted...

Pouncey: Riley Cooper is “a good friend”

The Miami Dolphins training camp has entered the dog days of summer.  Other than a few injuries, which are mostly minor, and an offensive line that has looked like swiss cheese, the Dolphins have mostly stayed out of the media.  That is, of course, except for Mike Pouncey.  Pouncey hasn’t gotten into any real trouble.  However, he is yet to apologize for wearing a ‘Free Hernandez’...

Mike Wallace likely won’t play in the Hall of Fame Game

According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald,  Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace is one of a few veterans that likely won’t play in tomorrow night’s Hall of Fame game.  The other players are Randy Starks and Jared Odrick. Jared Odrick (groin), Randy Starks (knee), and Mike Wallace (groin) are starters unlikely to play in HOF game. #Dolphins — Armando Salguero (@ArmandoSalguero...

Dolphins' Jonathan Martin not paying heed to naysayers

DAVIE, Fla. -- Hall of Famer and NFL analyst James Lofton isn't sure Jonathan Martin can do the job at left tackle for the Miami Dolphins. And Lofton, like Martin, is a Stanford graduate. Hall of Famer Larry Little calls Martin one of the biggest question marks on the team. And Little is a former offensive lineman for the Dolphins and a big fan of the team. Even Miami coach...

Dolphins quiet on WR Mike Wallace not practicing, receiving corps hurting

Could there be trouble brewing in Miami? Reports of WR Mike Wallace not performing well have been coming out of South Florida since the end of OTAs. However, the intrigue increased when Wallace didn’t participate in Monday’s scrimmage while looking healthy. He also didn’t participate in team drills Wednesday night, after doing individual drills. Coach Joe Philbin has...

Dolphins WR Mike Wallace leaves practice with groin injury

Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace left practice Thursday with a groin injury, according to the Miami Herald. The injury did not appear too serious, as Wallace later told reporters that he doesn’t even expect to miss the Hall of Fame Game on Sunday. Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin declined to comment on Wallace’s injury, as per his personal policy. Miami made Wallace their top...

Brian Hartline, Mike Wallace hope to play in HOF game

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Miami Dolphins wide receivers Brian Hartline and Mike Wallace continue to be slowed by injuries, though both said Thursday they hope to play Sunday in the Hall of Fame Game. Hartline returned to practice on a limited basis Thursday afternoon, taking part only in some individual drills. He wore a compression sleeve around his left calf. Wallace spent practice working...

DE Oliver Vernon holding his own in attempt for starting job

DE Olivier Vernon in his second season and it seems like the game is slowing down for him. While being matched up opposite of left tackle Jonathan Martin, Vernon has dominated Martin since the opening of camp.  Vernon had three sacks against Martin in training camp so far. As the Dolphins 2012 third-round pick, Vernon opened training camp as the team's starting right defensive...

Miami Dolphins 2013: News and Notes From Training Camp 8/1

It’s hard to believe that the kicker position on the roster for the Miami Dolphins continues to be a hotly contested battle, but it is. Along with the offensive line and secondary depth battles, the who will be the Dolphins placekicker is one question that is not ready to be answered.According to, “Dan Carpenter made two from 35 yards and missing from 46. Carpenter...

Keller appetite: Dolphins tight end is a food aficiando

DAVIE, Fla. Dustin Keller is a rock-solid 6-foot-2, 255 pounds. He has no gut at all.One wonders how this is possible. Along with gobbling up balls as a tight end for the Miami Dolphins, Keller's other passion is gobbling food.But we're not talking about scarfing down hot dogs or pizza. Keller has a distinguished palate.If you don't believe that to be the case, just...

Rookies Stepping Up

First-round pick Dion Jordan is the one Dolphins rookie attracting the most attention at training camp and that's certainly understandable given his draft status. But he's far from the only first-year player doing some good things. And we're not just taking about Thursday when third-round pick Will Davis absolutely stole the show.

Dallas Cowboys versus Miami Dolphins: Spread, over/under and more for NFL Hall of Fame game

(getty images) preseason action! The Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins will meet in the first football game of the season, albeit a preseason game held at Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Annually the Hall of Fame game marks the beginning of preseason football with the ever present love/hate relationship from fans. Leading up to Sunday night’s game the Dolphins are a 2.5 point...
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