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Miami Dolphins Stories You May Have Missed - 8/10/11

Here are some of the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed in the last 24 hours:

Dolphins Running Backs:

Kory Sheets Joins The Finsiders, 8/9/11 | The Finsiders - Miami Dolphins
The Dolphins running back joined the guys in-studio to discuss why he thinks he can make a big impact on the offense this season. Don't miss Sheets reveal an

Dolphins Wide Receivers:

Miami Dolphins In Depth
On the bright side ... I told you Tuesday that Chad Henne's practice was not great when you measure his performance in team drills. Roberto Wallace, working with the second and third team offense, was a different story.

Miami Dolphins: Miami Dolphins speedy receiver Brian Hartline is ready for a breakout season - South Florida
Miami Dolphins speedy receiver Brian Hartline hopes to improve team's vertical attack

Dolphins Offense:

Miami Dolphins: Dolphins Wildcat offense still has pulse - South Florida
Miami Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas, a former JUCO quarterback, ran the Wildcat at Kansas State; Reggie Bush's speed perfect for offense

Dolphins Linebackers:

Kevin Burnett 1-on-1, 8/9/11 | The Finsiders - Miami Dolphins
The Dolphins linebacker spoke with Jesse Agler about the preparation for the pre-season game against the Atlanta Falcons.

Dolphins Cornerbacks:

Camp Day 12: Davis And Smith One Dynamic Duo At Cornerback | Miami Dolphins
"We came in together and now we’re older in our third year and we just want to help each other the best way we can," said Davis.

Dolphins notes: Benny Sapp has advantage over ailing Will Allen for final cornerback spot
Veteran cornerbacks Benny Sapp and Will Allen are likely battling for the third cornerback job and a roster spot this training camp.

Dolphins Defense:

Breaking down the Dolphins' defense - AFC East Blog - ESPN
I am enamored with the Miami Dolphins' defense this year. It is talented, productive and deep. And the entire unit is going to benefit greatly from the front three.

Dolphins Coaches:

Miami Dolphins: Dolphins coach Tony Sparano Q&A after August 09 practice - South Florida
Miami Dolphins: Dolphins coach Tony Sparano Q&A after August 09 practice

Sparano: Young players to be featured in Miami Dolphins’ preseason opener - Miami Dolphins -
I don’t need to see Jason Taylor right now and those kind [of players]. But there are some other guys that I really need to see like a [wide receiver] Roberto Wallace. These guys will play a little bit more early.

Former Dolphins:

Justin Smiley Decides To Retire After Joining Oakland Raiders -
Justin Smiley joined the Raiders last week but has now decided that he would rather retire, ending his career at 29 years old.

Linebacker Channing Crowder, released by the Miami Dolphins, retires at 27
Former Dolphins linebacker Channing Crowder will reserve all his future trash talk for the radio booth.

Has Channing Crowder REALLY thought out retirement? – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
Crowder talked about his workout with the New England Patriots, which didn’t sign him, and admitted the thought of retiring grew after his visit to New England

Former Miami Dolphins LB Channing Crowder announces retirement - South Florida
Channing Crowder, released by the Miami Dolphins two weeks ago, says he wants to focus on his family.

Former Dolphins LB Channing Crowder May Not Be Done in Miami: Fan's Take - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
He almost certainly won't be donning a Miami Dolphins uniform after having been released by the South Florida franchise on July 29 in order to free up salary cap room to sign former San Diego Chargers' linebacker Kevin Burnet.

Dave Hyde | Sun Sentinel blogs | Hyde5: Five thoughts on Ricky leaving to Baltimore
Baltimore is a good fit for him. It believes in a power running game that's his style. It needed a power runner to complement Ray Rice.

Pennington Gets New Gig - Marshall University News, Scores and Coverage from WVMETRONEWS.COM
Former Marshall quarterback Chad Pennington may have found his future after football. Pennington will work as a color commentator for Fox NFL broadcasts this season alongside Sam Rosen.

Atlanta Falcons:

Atlanta Falcons training camp: Matt Ryan looks to improve on intermediate and deep throws - NFL - Sporting News
The next step in the maturation process for QB Matt Ryan is to improve in the intermediate-to-deep passing category this season.

Players, coaches eager for first exhibition game  |
Friday can’t come fast enough for Falcons players and coaches. After the strange offseason because of the NFL lockout and the news rules that accompanied the collective bargaining agreement, it’s time for some (almost) real football.


NFL implements game-day testing for steroids - South Florida
The NFL will drug test for steroids on game days, according to a league official who said Tuesday that he expects the testing will begin with the first week of the season as agreed to under the league's new collective bargaining agreement.

LA council passes framework deal for NFL venue - ESPN Los Angeles
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed the financial framework of an agreement between AEG and the city to build Farmers Field, a $1.2 billion football stadium and events center in downtown Los Angeles.