Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 3/11/14

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Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including Branden Albert is expected to sign with the Dolphins.

STEPHEN ROSS:

Stephen Ross of Miami Dolphins to pay up to $400 million in stadium renovations - ESPN
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is set to announce he's going to pay for up to $400 million in renovations to the team's stadium, a person familiar with the situation said Monday.

DENNIS HICKEY:

Greg Cote: Miami Dolphins have cash to rebuild, but the onus is on Dennis Hickey - Top Sports Stories - MiamiHerald.com
Maybe the silliest question regarding the Dolphins over the past few months was whether free agents would want to sign with Miami, post-Bullygate. Would they be turned off by the controversy and upheaval here? Would they be concerned about the workplace environment and “culture?”

DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS:

Year Three Brings Different Challenges For Tannehill
Young quarterback has new offensive coordinator to learn from.

DOLPHINS RUNNING BACKS:

No run on free-agent RBs? Could Miami Dolphins land a bargain? | The Daily Dolphin
It isn’t — and can’t be — atop the Dolphins’ priority list. But let’s say free agency is winding down, the Dolphins have their shopping cart full of

DOLPHINS OFFENSIVE LINE:

Source: Albert deal 'almost' done | Miami Dolphins In Depth
Not that this is breaking news, but Branden Albert will be a Miami Dolphin. The offensive left tackle's representatives have been talking to the Dolphins for a while now and a deal between the sides is "almost" done, a source...

Report: Lineman Branden Albert plans to sign deal with Miami Dolphins - Miami Dolphins - MiamiHerald.com
Branden Albert continues to be the Dolphins’ top free agent priority, and there are growing indications that he will sign with the team on the first day allowed.

Free agent offensive line possibilties narrow | Miami Dolphins In Depth
Forget Rodger Saffold. Forget Chad Rinehart. Two Dolphins free agent offensive line possibilities are not headed to Miami. Saffold, who the Dolphins contacted over the weekend, had been on the team's radar as a backup left tackle possibility had the...

Dolphins would be wise to sign LT Branden Albert, FS Jairus Byrd - Sun Sentinel
The Dolphins need quality players, and that's enough of a justification to sign free agent LT Branden Albert and S Jairus Byrd.

DOLPHINS SECONDARY:

Louis Delmas, Miami Dolphins strike one-year contract - NFL.com
The Miami Dolphins are signing safety Louis Delmas to a one-year contract. Is the former Lions star an upgrade on Chris Clemons in Miami's secondary?

Miami Dolphins release cornerback Dimitri Patterson - Sun Sentinel
With the start of free agency only hours away the Miami Dolphins released cornerback Dimitri Patterson in a move that creates an additional $5.5 million in cap space.

Jairus Byrd drawing real interest from Miami Dolphins - NFL.com
Ian Rapoport reported Sunday the Miami Dolphins are showing "real interest" in Pro Bowl safety Jairus Byrd. Will the Dolphins open the checkbook and splurge in free agency two years in a row?

Should Miami Dolphins fly with Jairus Byrd? - ESPN
The Miami Dolphins have more than $30 million in salary cap space and are expected to be major players in free agency for the second year in a row. Of

Comparing contracts of Brent Grimes, Sam Shields - ESPN
A pair of former undrafted players have set the cornerback market in 2014. Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes and Sam Shields of the Gree

NFL FREE AGENCY:

2014 Free Agency Preview: Offensive Linemen " The Finsiders – Miami Dolphins
The free agency period for the 2014 season begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, March 11th. Today’s preview focuses on the offensive linemen, the men in the trenches who protect quarterbacks and open holes up for the running backs.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

NFL Mock Draft 2014: Nogle's Mock Monday 3.0 - The Phinsider
Welcome to #MockMonday, which officially begins today here on the Phinsider. Check out my third mock draft of the year.

2014 NFL Free Agency Rumors: Dolphins turning attention to Jairus Byrd - The Phinsider
Last night, reports indicated the Miami Dolphins and OT Branden Albert had reached an unofficial agreement that will become an official agreement when free agency opens on Tuesday. Now, it appears the team is also looking at safety Jairus Byrd.

Jairus Byrd looking for $9M a season according to report - The Phinsider
Earlier today, we took a look at the reported interest from the Miami Dolphins in soon-to-be free agent safety Jairus Byrd. Now, reports indicate Byrd could be looking for a contract averaging $9-million a year.

2014 Miami Dolphins needs, free agents, draft, and more - Quarterback - The Phinsider
A look at the Miami Dolphins roster heading into the NFL's 2014 Free Agency period. We break down the team's needs, the top players available, and what could happen. Today, we continue with the quarterbacks.

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