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Your complete Miami Dolphins 2014 fantasy football guide

Yes, it’s about that time. The days get shorter, the beer gets darker, your production at work gets more pathetic, and your mood for the week depends on how 53 guys played for 60 minutes on the pervious Sunday. Football is back, there are no more Sunday trips to the Home Depot, and if it’s to happen after 1p.m. Eastern Time on a Sunday, it will have to happen without you. You...
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Does the Dolphins lack of experienced 53-man roster signal trouble?

What are the chances that Dennis Hickey, the rookie General Manager of the Dolphins holds the keys to success in navigating the landscape of the NFL. The “Silver Fox” as he is known in some Twitter circles, dominated headlines with his tight knit 53 man roster filled with talent, strength, and speed. Among these unknown 53 men, some are household names after convincing former...
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Jarvis Landry gets first shot to become Dolphins' primary returner

Jarvis Landry is extremely close to earning a prominent role with the Miami Dolphins as a rookie. But the former LSU receiver Miami selected in the second round of the 2014 NFL draft hasn't unseated Mike Wallace, Brian Hartline or Brandon Gibson for one of the top receiver spots. He's expected to get a few reps as one of quarterback Ryan Tannehill's weapons, but it...
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Dolphins Add Depth to Roster, Sign 10 to Practice Squad

Business did not stop for the Miami Dolphins after final cuts were made over the weekend to get the team’s roster to the maximum of 53 players.The team has announced it has singed 10 players to its practice squad for the upcoming season.According to the team website, the following player were acquired:Sam Brenner, CenterMatt Hazel, Wide ReceiverTony Hills, TackleDavid Hinds, LinebackerSeth...
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Knowshon Morneo Now Atop Dolphins' Depth Chart

Dolphins beat writer Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald says "it is clear Knowshon Moreno is Miami's lead running back."Fantasy Spin:Due to Moreno's knee surgery, Lamar Miller ran with the first-team for most of training camp and the preseason, but he averaged just 3.4 ypc while Moreno ran for 6.4. Miller is expected to have a package of plays, but he's going...
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Patriots Claim Don Jones Off Waivers From Dolphins, Waive Chris Barker

The New England Patriots are still sorting out their 53-man roster. The Patriots claimed defensive back Don Jones off waivers from the Miami Dolphins and waived offensive guard Chris Barker on Monday. Jones was drafted by the Dolphins in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL draft. He played all 16 games for the Dolphins last season as a special teamer. The Patriots had a surplus of...
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Patriots Claim DB Don Jones Off Waivers From The Dolphins

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Patriots have claimed DB Don Jones off of waivers from the Dolphins. Yates adds that New England placed G Chris Baker on waivers. Jones, 24, was a 2013 seventh-round pick, who appeared in all 16 games for the Dolphins and recorded 11 tackles and a forced fumble.   The post Patriots Claim DB Don Jones Off Waivers From The Dolphins appeared...
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Introducing the change of pace back ... Miller (Moreno lead back)

Bill Lazor stopped a fairly fast-paced press conference Monday -- like a time out amid a Chip Kelly drive. The Dolphins offensive coordinator paused after a question ... pause ... think ... still thinking. And finally he answered what seemed like a routine question: What have you seen from running back Lamar Miller and what areas would you like him to improve? "I thnk, I think...
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Miami Dolphin Season Rests on Ryan Tannehill

The Miami Dolphins enter 2014 season transitioning a new general manager supposedly finally on the same page with the head coach. A roster boasting the possibly of 12 rookies. The Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel’s David Hyde calling for the playoffs or house-cleaning... It's the annual beginning of the season ritual for the Dolphins, boom or bust!A dose of reality shouldn’t...
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National confidence level in Miami Dolphins holds steady heading into regular season

It’s finally here. No more training camp practices. No scrimmages. No more meaningless exhibitions. Now, it’s actually for real; the NFL regular season is upon us! During the next 17 weeks, 32 teams will vie for 12 playoff spots, all in the hopes of being the last team standing at the end. For some, this is a realistic possibility; for others, it’s nothing but a pipe dream...
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Dolphins 10 Man Practice Squad and 2 Roster Swaps

The Dolphins announce on Sunday evening there 10 man practice squad. As expected there were no surprises with the exception of the signing of Tommy Streeter.  Streeter, a WR was formerly of the University of Miami, and most recently a free agent from the Buccaneers. Also today, the Dolphins release S Don Jones, and WR Damian Williams.  With the 2 open roster spots, the team obtained...
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Dolphins complete their practice squad; All 10 players

Today the Miami Dolphins completed their practice squad by signing ten players. Draft Pick Matt Hazel from Coastal Carolina stuck around with the Phins. C Sam Brenner WR Matt Hazel T Tony Hills LB David Hinds QB Seth Lobato TE Jacob Maxwell DE D’Aundre Reed C Lowell Rose DT Garrison Smith WR Tommy Streeter The post Dolphins complete their practice squad; All 10 players appeared...
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Dolphins GM believes the future is bright with new-look squad

First-year Miami Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey faces a lot of pressure to not just shape the roster to be able to form a cohesive and competitive unit but also to turn the team's fortunes around after six frustrating years under predecessor Jeff Ireland. After daily evaluations of many roster hopefuls during the course of training camp and four exhibition games, Hickey...
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Dolphins cut running back Damien Williams and claimed two from waivers

The Miami Dolphins cut two players today after claiming both Sammy Seamster (Ravens) and Brandon Ross (Raiders) from the waivers. @RavensInsider: Dolphins cut Damian Williams and Don Jones with claims of Sammy Seamster (Ravens) and Brandon Ross (Raiders) The team released both Don Jones the safety and Damien Williams the running back. The post Dolphins cut running back Damien Williams...
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Dolphins claim two defensive backs

The Dolphins have made some changes to their secondary. The team has claimed cornerback Sammy Seamster and safety Brandian Ross off of waivers. General Manager Dennis Hickey announced the moves at a press conference on Sunday while also giving the word that wide receiver Damian Williams and safety Don Jones have been cut from the roster.
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Did the Dolphins make popular moves today?

Twitter reactions seems to have hit a sore spot with fans after Dolphins beat writers spoke with GM Dennis Hickey. The Dolphins have announced they have released popular deep threat Damian Williams and not so popular for his Michael Sam comments safety Don Jones. Signed by the Dolphins today were safety Brandian Ross (formerly of the Packers practice squad in the past) and cornerback...
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NFL 53-man cutdown update: Miami Dolphins

As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM. Players released: RB Daniel Thomas DT Isaako Aaitui G David Arkin C Sam Brenner WR Kevin Cone G Evan Finkenberg CB Kevin Fogg WR Matt Hazel S Jordan Kovacs QB Seth Lobato TE Kyle Miller DE Tevin Mims DE D'Aundre Reed K Jake Rogers...
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Dolphins season preview: 5 questions with Ian Wharton

As soon as the final seconds of time expired in Miami Gardens, the Miami Dolphins had some work to do to cut players and assess what players will make an impact this season.  With the Dolphins first game a week a way versus the New England Patriots, we thought at PhinsPhocus.com it would be great to contact an old pal of ours, Ian Wharton to help clarify what’s been going on this...
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Miami Dolphins Preseason: Getting Down to 53 Players

The Miami Dolphins brought their roster down to 53 players Saturday with the most notable player, Daniel Thomas, being released after four seasons in south Florida. The running back, from North Florida and Kansas State, was the odd man out in a backfield that included Knowshon Moreno and Lamar Miller. The team also announced it released Marcus Thigpen, who had been instrumental in...
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Mike Pouncey won’t be placed on PUP

The Dolphins will not place starting center Mike Pouncey on the physically unable to perform list. Instead he’ll be on the 53-man roster to begin the season. According to a team source, #Dolphins C Mike Pouncey will be on the 53-man roster to start the season and not on the PUP. — James Walker (@JamesWalkerNFL) August 30, 2014 Pouncey is recovering from hip surgery and could...
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Deadline Cuts and Final 53 Man Roster

Here are all of the final cuts that took place before the Saturday, 4pm deadline: Kevin Fogg CB Kyle Miller TE Marcus Thigpen WR Kevin Cone WR Daniel Thomas RB David Arkin OL Matt Hazel WR Andrew Wilson LB... Seth Lobato QB Jordan Kovacs S Tevin Mims DE Garrison Smith DT Evan Finkenberg OL Tony Hills OL Jake Rogers K Isaako Aaitui DT Sam Brenner C D'Aundre...
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Miami cuts 22 players as they figure out 53 man roster

Today is one of the hardest days in the NFL, for some people a dream comes true and they are members of a 53 man NFL roster. With every winner, there are also losers. Dennis Hickey and the Miami Dolphins staff had to cut 22 players today to reach that number of 53. Yesterday the Dolphins started by cutting Kyle Miller and today Gator Hoskins was told that he would be making the 53...
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Dolphins release Daniel Thomas

The Miami Dolphins have released running back Daniel Thomas who never lived up to expectations. Dolphins released RB Daniel Thomas, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 30, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Dolphins release Daniel Thomas appeared...
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Report: Dolphins Cut RB Daniel Thomas

Daniel Thomas was supposed to be the future at running back for the Miami Dolphins.  After unfulfilled expectations, Thomas is out of a job after being released. #Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas released, according to source http://t.co/zGOZFC9UOS — Omar Kelly (@OmarKelly) August 30, 2014  Thomas, the 2011 second-round draft pick out of Kansas State, never panned out.  Miami will...
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Dolphins Cut RB Daniel Thomas & RB/KR Marcus Thigpen

  Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post reports that the Dolphins have cut pick RB Daniel Thomas and KR Marcus Thigpen. Thomas, 26, is a former second-round pick, who never lived up to his draft status and has been largely underwhelming in each of his first three years in the league. He was reportedly competing for a roster spot with Mike Gillislee, so it’s really not...
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