Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 9/16/11

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

Houston Texans at Miami Dolphins Previews:

Dave Hyde | Sun Sentinel blogs | Hyde5: Is Houston a (yikes) must-win for Dolphins?
No team in the league will have more problems at 0-2 than the Dolphins.

Miami Dolphins Talking Points: Sense of ‘urgency’ takes hold in Week 2 | The Daily Dolphin
Three Miami Dolphins talking points heading into Friday’s practice, the last one of the week before Sunday’s game against the Texans:

Arian Foster moves closer to playing | ProFootballTalk
There's nothing like watching a guy's replacement gain 116 yards to suck the anti-awesomeness out of a hamstring. Four days after running back Ben Tate made a huge splash in his NFL debut, Arian Foster seems to be ready to return to action.

Miami Dolphins: Miami Dolphins face big challenge against Andre Johnson - South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com
Miami Dolphins: Miami Dolphins face big challenge against Andre Johnson

Dolphins Owner:

Steve Ross deserves credit for preventing Dolphins blackout – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
Miami Dolphins fans are quick to take shots at, or make fun of Steve Ross when he does something questionable, or puts his foot in his mouth. But they rarely recognize the team’s owner when he does something classy, which occurred this week.

Dolphins Quarterback:

Fantasy football: Dolphins QB Henne among players to roll in Week 2 - Inside the NFL - MiamiHerald.com
Are you wondering whether to start Aaron Rodgers and Ray Rice, or bench Tarvaris Jackson and Bernard Berrian?

Dolphins Running backs:

Miami Dolphins In Depth
Yes, Reggie Bush and Daniel Thomas will play Sunday. And here's how it should be split if coach Tony Sparano has a favorable situation and the game is going along in an orthodox fashion -- meaning Miami isn't down 27-0...

Dolphins Defensive Line:

Soliai took out insurance, too | ProFootballTalk
In response to the item posted earlier today regarding the insurance policy purchased by Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson, who's in the final year of a slotted rookie deal and making, in comparison to his talents, a bag of stale peanuts, agent David Canter advises that Dolphins nose tackle Paul Soliai...

Dolphins DE Tony McDaniel sidelined by fracture in hand – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
Miami Dolphins defensive end Tony McDaniel will likely be shelved a couple weeks because of the hand injury he suffered in Monday night’s 38-24 loss to the New England Patriots.

Dolphins Linebackers:

Miami Dolphins LB Jason Taylor returns to practice – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
Well, that didn’t take long. Jason Taylor, the veteran linebacker who suffered an ankle injury during the Dolphins’ 38-24 defeat on Monday night against the Patriots, returned to practice on Thursday. 

Dolphins Defense:

Mike Nolan is watching to see how his Miami Dolphins defense reacts – Mike Berardino – Sun-Sentinel
It’s Coordinator Thursday — my favorite day in an NFL week — out at Miami Dolphins camp, and as we do most weeks here, it’s time to pass along the most interesting nuggets from this 20-minute segment of availability.

Dolphins Tickets/Blackout:

Miami Dolphins game vs. Houston Texans will NOT be blacked out | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins' regular season non-blackout streak will apparently reach 103 games this Sunday. Several fans have informed the Post this afternoon that

Miami Dolphins avert blackout; Sunday's 4:15 p.m. game against Houston will be telecast locally
The Dolphins averted a local TV blackout of Sunday's game - but just barely. The game sold out by Thursday's 4:15 p.

Commentary: Lackluster Miami Dolphins are losing paying fans who prefer to simply watch on TV
Season tickets to the Dolphins are a Ballard family tradition. When Eric, now 30, was growing up, his grandfather would take him to the Orange Bowl to watch the local NFL team play, and he promised himself that he would someday buy his own.

Leon Lett Bowl:

Dave Hyde | Sun Sentinel blogs | Hyde5: Leon Lett cashes in on blunder vs Dolphins
"On Thanksgiving Day, 1993, Leon Lett made a mistake ..." So began the latest attempt to cash in on a famous sports blunder that gave the Dolphins a victory - Lett's fumbled blocked field goal, in this case. 

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