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The Dolphins have until 4 p.m. Tuesday to activate defensive end Phillip Merling. The 21-day window...

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The Dolphins have until 4 p.m. Tuesday to activate defensive end Phillip Merling. The 21-day window for moving Merling to the roster began Nov. 9, when Merling began what the NFL defined as ``practicing.'' He has been practicing with the team only since last week.

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