Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 8/26/11

Miami Dolphins kick returner Phillip Livas, here breaking a return against the Falcons for an 85-yard touchdown, is looking to keep his spot on the roster.

Here are the Miami Dolphins stories from around the web from the last 24 hours:

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Dolphins Running Backs:

Reggie Bush Joins The Finsiders, 8/25/11 | The Finsiders - Miami Dolphins
The Dolphins running back sat down in studio for an exclusive interview with our Jesse Agler.

Dolphins H-Backs:

Miami Dolphins: Dolphins Charles Clay adding versatility to offense - South Florida
Miami Dolphins: Dolphins Charles Clay adding versatility to offense

Dolphins Cornerbacks:

Vontae Davis, Sean Smith 'best tandem in the league' - South Florida
Vontae Davis says he and Sean Smith are 'best tandem in the league'

Vontae Davis: "We The Best (CB) Tandem In The League" | The Finsiders - Miami Dolphins
The talented cornerback spoke to reporters this morning and expressed his confidence in the abilities of himself and Sean Smith.

Dolphins Safeties:

Miami Dolphins’ Chris Clemons, Reshad Jones in tight battle - Miami Dolphins -
The competition to start at free safety for the Dolphins is too close to call — Chris Clemons and Reshad Jones are making sure of that.

Dolphins Special Teams:

New rules to limit kick returns might help Miami Dolphins
The NFL's most-discussed new rule has the potential to change almost everything about kickoff coverage and return strategy.

Phillip Livas: Rookie return man looks to find spot with Miami Dolphins - South Florida
Diminutive rookie punt returner Phillip Livas hopes to earn spot on Miami Dolphins roater

Dolphins Coaches:

Sparano knows he needs to score plenty of points, or else | ProFootballTalk
With Dolphins coach Tony Sparano getting a new contract only because owner Stephen Ross mishandled the failed courtship of Jim Harbaugh, Sparano is smart enough to know that he needs to win now, or collect his buyout.

Miami Dolphins offer some bold talk: We're not backing down from anyone in AFC East
The Dolphins have been a bit of a national punching bag since the end of last season, criticized for everything from owner Stephen Ross' aborted search for a new coach to their decision not to get a new quarterback to Chad Henne getting booed at practice to national radio hosts "Mike and Mike" predicting only three or four wins this season.

Miami Dolphins coach Tony Sparano talks tough toward AFC East – Mike Berardino – Sun-Sentinel
"I can tell you that the way this team works, the attitude that I see, the ingredients that we have right now all show me that this team is poised and ready to go here to make a run at this thing."

Dolphins Training Camp Reactions:

Miami Dolphins training camp in review: Defense – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
This Sun Sentinel blog has all the news, stories, and NFL player info for the professional football fan in South Florida.

Dolphins Touchdown Club:

Touchdown Club Moves To Sun Life Stadium | Miami Dolphins
On Tuesday, September 6, 2011, the Miami Dolphins Touchdown Club will begin its 11th year in honor of Dolphin great Jim "Mad Dog" Mandich in its new home at Sun Life Stadium.

Former Dolphins:

The Starting QB for Your Washington Redskins is....? - Hogs Haven
John Beck's play calling was noticeably different from Grossman's. He immediately came out with a vertical attack and hit Anthony Armstrong for a 33 yard pass

Crowder draws interest in retirement | ProFootballTalk
Though he surprisingly retired earlier this month to launch a media career, former Dolphins linebacker Channing Crowder has received interest for his on-field services. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, at least two teams recently expressed a desire to lure Crowder out of retirement.

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