Miami Dolphins Stories You May Have Missed - 8/20/11

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - AUGUST 19: Reggie Bush #22 of the Miami Dolphins greets fans after a preseason NFL game against the Carolina Panthers at Sun Life Stadium on August 19, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Here are the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the last 24 hours:

Carolina Panthers @ Miami Dolphins Reactions:

Here's a breakdown of what went right and what went wrong for the Dolphins in the team's second exhibition game - South Florida
Miami Dolphins- Carolina Panthers: What went right, what went wrong

Panthers struggle around rookie quarterback Cam Newton in his second game
Cam Newton isn't likely to save the tape from his second NFL pre-season game for posterity. Newton, the 2010 Heisman Trophy winner whom the Carolina Panthers made the first pick in last April's draft, showed calmness and leadership against the Dolphins Friday night at Sun Life Stadium, but was unable to get much accomplished against a Miami defense that played its starters against him most of the way.

NFL Game Center: Carolina Panthers at Miami Dolphins - 2011 Preseason Week 2
Carolina Panthers at Miami Dolphins NFL Game Center

Game Recap: Dolphins 20, Panthers 10 | The Finsiders - Miami Dolphins
The Dolphins improved to 2-0 in the preseason thanks to a 20-10 win over the Panthers tonight in front of a paid crowd of 54, 157 at Sun Life Stadium.

Henne, Bush steal show from Newton in Dolphins win - Miami Dolphins -
The Dolphins’ main offensive weapons – Chad Henne, Reggie Bush, Brandon Marshall and Daniel Thomas – all exceled as Miami improved to 2-0 in preseason.

For a night, Henne and Bush give Dolfans reason to dream - Greg Cote -
We needed this. It was well timed. Dolphins fans needed this, but we did as a larger community, too.

Dave Hyde | Sun Sentinel blogs | Hyde5: Five thoughts on Dolphins win vs Carolina
Yards-After-Catch was a real statistic. On Reggie Bush's two catches for 33 yards, his YAC is an estimated 30 yards. (Estimated, because I've got to rewind the tape.)

Miami Dolphins In Depth
It was by every definition a good outing for the Dolphins Friday night. The detractors might point to the Carolina Panthers being the NFL's worst team a year ago or scratching 16 players from this game, or starting a rookie...

Dolphins Running Backs:

Jeremy Shockey believes in Reggie Bush – Mike Berardino – Sun-Sentinel
When times were toughest for Reggie Bush this offseason, when it appeared his playing future was at its cloudiest, he talked things over with a former Saints teammate who knew the feeling: Jeremy Shockey

Andy Cohen: Impressive Debut For Bush | Miami Dolphins
I know there are skeptics out there who believe that Reggie Bush will not be used as an every-down back by the Dolphins. But I believe those are exactly the Dolphins’ plans. And what we saw Friday night against Carolina only underlined that.

Reggie Bush a hit with Dolphins fans - Armando Salguero -
The last time the Dolphins were in their stadium, fans were chanting for somebody else’s quarterback so you know the locals intend to be no easy marks this season. That’s why it was significant when the same home crowd came together for a different, much more upbeat chorus in the first half of Friday night’s preseason game.

Miami Dolphins Reggie Bush runs at speed of hope - South Florida
Miami Dolphins Reggie Bush shows promise in 20-10 win

Dolphins Defense:

Dolphins defense ensures rough debut for Cam Newton - Miami Dolphins -
The Dolphins’ defense took care of business in the first half Friday night, making life especially tough for Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton.

Dolphins Radio:

Griese will join Cefalo, Rose in Dolphins broadcast booth - Miami Dolphins -
The rumors of Bob Griese joining the Dolphins’ radio broadcast team have been put to rest — or, more appropriately, they have been confirmed. The team announced Friday that the Pro and College Football Hall of Fame quarterback will indeed join Jimmy Cefalo and Joe Rose in the booth for the 2011 season.

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