MIami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 8/13/12

Will the rookie be starting on Friday after a great preseason debut?

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

JOE PHILBIN:

Joe Philbin puts foot down with Chad Johnson release - NFL.com
Joe Philbin told Chad Johnson on "Hard Knocks" last week he wouldn't be giving the wide receiver much leeway. A day after his arrest, the Miami Dolphins coach made good on his promise.

DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS:

David Garrard injury: Final straw came when quarterback turned to look at child in backyard, according to source | masslive.com
Garrard was forced to undergo arthroscopic surgery Saturday morning.

Ryan Tannehill and Matt Moore will battle for Dolphins' start on Friday - South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com
Coach Joe Philbin admits he hasn't been able to narrow down the QBs competing to start

Ryan Tannehill could start this week, paving the way | ProFootballTalk
A Dolphins quarterback competition that looked so tight so recently may be reaching its inevitable conclusion sooner than anyone expected.


DOLPHINS WIDE RECEIVERS:

Miami Dolphins: Dolphins release WR Chad Johnson after he is arrested for domestic violence - South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com
Miami Dolphins WR Chad Johnson arrested for domestic violence after he allegedly head-butted his new wife, Evelyn Lozada, during an argument. Lozada is a star in VH1's Basketball Wives reality series.

Chad Johnson's release puts a lot of pressure on ... | Miami Dolphins In Depth
The Dolphins personnel department: The front office took a gamble on Chad Johnson and lost. But in doing so it created something of a "progress stopper" that its very philosophy says to avoid.

DOLPHINS LINEBACKERS:

Dansby not happy with Dolphins’ decision to dump Chad Johnson | ProFootballTalk
By getting rid of a distraction, the Dolphins may have created an even bigger one. Middle linebacker Karlos Dansby, appearing on WFTL in Ft. Lauderdale with Sid Rosenberg, said that the leader of the team's defense disagrees with the decision to cut receiver Chad Johnson loose.

DOLPHINS TRAINING CAMP:

Day 16 Notebook: Thunder And Lightning Livens Up Practice; Other Notes
Veering away from the early morning schedule again, the Dolphins held a midday practice exclusively for season ticket members today, and unfortunately a severe thunderstorm cut it short. Read more news and notes below.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

MIami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 8/12/12 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins news stories from around the internet over the last 24 hours. Today's articles include Chad Johnson's arrest, progress of Charles Clay, and David Garrard's surgery.

Miami Dolphins Training Camp Updates - Quick Hits - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have returned to the practice field today, their first practice since Friday night's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here are some early tweets coming out of the session.

Dolphins Roster Bubble Watch - 8/12/12 - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins conclude training camp this week. Here's a look at players who could be on the bubble between making the final 53 man roster, and missing it.

Dolphins QB Battle Review - Who is going to start? - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are in the middle of a three-way quarterback competition for the starters role. The battle dropped to two unexpectedly this week.

Miami Dolphins Confirm Termination of Chad Johnson's Contract - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have confirmed they have terminated the contract of wide receiver Chad Johnson tonight. Johnson was arrested on Saturday for domestic violence.

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