Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 9/15/12

July 27 2012; Davie, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi (55) during practice at the Dolphins training facility. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

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

JOE PHILBIN:

Philbin: Hoping For A Big Home Field Advantage
In this exclusive interview for dolphins.com with Dolphin Digest editor Andy Cohen, Coach Joe Philbin talks about Sunday’s game against the Raiders as well as what he’s hoping to see from rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill.

DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS:

Even in a QB-friendly league, experts say patience will be... | www.palmbeachpost.com
Chad Pennington spent five years learning to play quarterback at Marshall University, starting 51 games, and felt that he was as prepared to play in the pros as any passer coming out of college.

DOLPHINS WIDE RECEIVERS:

Hartline Happy To Be Playing Catch Up " The Finsiders – Miami Dolphins
As his absence extended into training camp, the Brian Hartline Watch kicked into high gear. When would he be able to ditch the medicine ball and get back on to the field? It was a slow-moving process, but he’s back at 100-percent.

Rookie WR Matthews Awaiting His Shot; Other Notes
Strong preseason could pay off for seventh-round pick.

DOLPHINS DEFENSE:

Early assessment of Miami Dolphins’ new, 4-3 defensive scheme:... | www.palmbeachpost.com
Outside linebacker Koa Misi admitted it this past week: Even he was surprised by his performance in the Dolphins’ opener.

DOLPHINS LINEBACKERS:

Miami Dolphins: Linebacker Koa Misi has made with ease the transition from 3-4 to 4-3 defense. - South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com
Miami Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi recorded a team-high 11 tackles in last week's loss to the Houston Texans.

DOLPHINS CORNERBACKS:

Miami Dolphins No. 1 cornerback Sean Smith to face test vs. Raiders - Miami Dolphins - MiamiHerald.com
Sean Smith and the Dolphins’ secondary will have to stop the Raiders’ fast tandem of Darrius Heyward-Bey and Denarius Moore.

DOLPHINS SPECIAL TEAMS:

We’re No. 1? That is Miami Dolphins’ goal for special teams | www.palmbeachpost.com
For most NFL kick-coverage teams, stopping returns inside the opponent’s 20 is a reasonable goal.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Raiders at Dolphins: Team to Buy Remaining Tickets, Avoid Blackout - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins will ensure the team's home opener will be televised in the Miami market. The team will buy any remaining tickets for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders.

Miami Dolphins Cult Hero - The Phinsider
A look at some fan favorite players from the Miami Dolphins, despite them not being "star" players. Who is the cult favorite for the team?

Raiders at Dolphins: Five Questions with Silver and Black Pride - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins host the Oakland Raiders this weekend. I spoke with Levi Damien from Silver and Black Pride about the Raiders.

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 9/14/12 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins news stories from around the internet over the last 24 hours. Today's articles include a record low turnout for season opener, chemistry between Ryan Tannehill and Matt Moore, and some love for John Denney.

Raiders at Dolphins: What to Watch For - The Phinsider
The Phinsider takes a look at what to watch for during the Dolphins, Raiders game. What are you looking forward to watching during the game?

Miami Dolphins Rumors: Could the Dolphins Essentially Trade Vontae Davis for Greg Jennings? - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins Rumors: Could the Dolphins trade for Greg Jennings?

Comparing zone-block personnel and philosophy in Green Bay, Miami - The Phinsider
How closely does Joe Philbin want Miami's offensive line to mirror the one he left in Green Bay? Hopefully down to a tee. A look at how the Dolphins' offensive line can be more like the one that protects Aaron Rodgers every Sunday.

Fantasy Football: The Extra Point Poll - The Phinsider
Which wideout will score more RedZone touchdowns in Week 2? A poll so you can tell us the receiver who will reign supreme this Sunday.

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