Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 5/8/12

DAVIE, FL - MAY 4: Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins runs with the ball during the rookie minicamp on May 4, 2012 at the Miami Dolphins training facility in Davie, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

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

DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS:

Joe Theismann: College rules make it tough on NFL-bound QBs | The Daily Dolphin
As nice as it was last weekend to hear rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill claim that he knows as much as 80 percent of the West Coast offense the Dolphins will be running this year, and as nice as it is to know there are still more than three months before training camp begins, NFL Network analyst Joe Theismann believes today’s college programs are coming up short in preparing quarterbacks for the NFL.

Miami Dolphins fans shouldn't expect to see Ryan Tannehill starting anytime soon
It is the question every Dolphin fan would love to have answered as the team draws closer to the beginning of 2012 training camp : How long will it take for first-round pick Ryan Tannehill to be ready to start?

Miami Dolphins put Ryan Tannehill in position to lead - NFL.com
Conclusions are tough to draw after one rookie minicamp. But Ryan Tannehill already is showing one specific quality that has been missing from Miami for a long time, Jeff Darlington writes.

NFL - Ryan Tannehill is no Blaine Gabbert, and that's a good thing - ESPN
Unlike Blaine Gabbert, Ryan Tannehill has the benefit of offseason workouts to prepare him for the NFL, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.

DOLPHINS RUNNING BACKS:

Lamar Miller could provide utility play for the Miami Dolphins – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
Lamar Miller has highlight clips littered with quick runs during his two seasons at the University of Miami.

Reggie Bush to co-host LIVE! With Kelly on May 18 – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
Reggie Bush has earned a return trip to co-host LIVE! With Kelly.

DOLPHINS OFFENSIVE LINE:

Will Jake Long have to wait for extension? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
The Miami Dolphins were able to squeeze in a new $49 million contract extension under their tight salary cap this weekend for defensive end Cameron Wake. But with Wake's extension and the Miami's rookie class still unsigned, what does this mean for Jake Long?

DOLPHINS DEFENSE:

Miami Dolphins’ Defensive Depth Chart – Post draft – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins have tons of bodies to put on the field, but does this NFL franchise have playmakers on defense?

DOLPHINS OFFSEASON:

Another Successful Junior Fishing Clinic In The Books
Less than two weeks away from Fins Weekend, a nice contingent of Miami Dolphins players used this afternoon not only to brighten the day of some deserving kids but also to hone their fishing skills.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins All-Time Top 100 Players: 17. Dick Anderson - The Phinsider
Dick Anderson played nine seasons for Miami, intercepting a franchise second-best 34 passes. He was a three-time Pro Bowler, a two-time NFL First-Team All-Pro, the 1973 NFL AP Defensive Player of the Year, and the President of the NFLPA.

Miami Dolphins Linebacker Cameron Wake Contract Extension Conference Call - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins linebacker Cameron Wake was signed to a four year contract extension yesterday. After the signing, Wake held a conference call with the media.

Comparing Cameron Wake's Contract Extension - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins and Cameron Wake agreed to a four-year contract extension yesterday. How does his deal compare to that of other elite pass-rushers?

Former Miami Dolphins CEO Appointed Interim Commissioner of Big East - The Phinsider
Former Miami Dolphins CEO Joe Bailey has been named interim commissioner of the Big East conference. Bailey's major addition to the Dolphins was Cam Cameron as head coach.

Former Miami Dolphins CEO Appointed Interim Commissioner of Big East - The Phinsider
Former Miami Dolphins CEO Joe Bailey has been named interim commissioner of the Big East conference. Bailey's major addition to the Dolphins was Cam Cameron as head coach.

First Round Draft Picks Signings Begin - The Phinsider
The Seattle Seahawks have signed linebacker Brice Irvin, the first first-round pick to sign. Jason La Canfora expects a large number of signings this week, with the new rookie wage scale limiting the need for negotiations.

Miami Dolphins May 2012 Approval Ratings: Stephen Ross - The Phinsider
How do you feel about the job Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is doing? Vote in our new approval poll.

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