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Miami Dolphins Stories You May Have Missed - 8/18/11

Here are the Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet you may have missed over the last 24 hours:

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Miami Dolphins In Depth
Rookie first round draft pick Cam Newton will make his first professional start against the Dolphins in Friday night's preseason game at Sun Life Stadium, various media outlets are reporting. "It's pretty much following the line of what we had...

Panthers coach Ron Rivera wraps up first camp that for some was ‘tougher than expected’ - The Washington Post
Carolina Panthers first-year coach Ron Rivera is wrapping up what he says was a hectic, but successful training camp at Wofford College.

Dolphins Running Backs:

Miami Dolphins counting on running backs Reggie Bush, Daniel Thomas - Miami Dolphins -
The Dolphins’ rushing attack is banking on Reggie Bush being a featured back and rookie Daniel Thomas making an immediate impact.

Dolphins Linebackers:

A.J. Edds Joins The Finsiders, 8/17/11 | The Finsiders - Miami Dolphins
The Dolphins linebacker sat down in studio with the guys to talk about his strong performance against the Falcons and what he is looking to improve on in the Carolina game.

Miami Dolphins linebacker A.J. Edds back in mix after missing 2010 with injury
Of the 69 offensive plays the Atlanta Falcons ran against Miami last week, second-year linebacker A.J. Edds was on the field for more than 50. No Dolphin played more.

Dolphins Cornerbacks:

Miami Dolphins’ Benny Sapp not showing signs of aging - Miami Dolphins -
With a few white hairs peeking out from underneath his chin line, cornerback Benny Sapp’s scruffy black beard appeared to be graying after practice Wednesday, but to 23-year-old Vontae Davis, Sapp isn’t showing any signs of aging.

Miami Dolphins: Benny Sapp competing for corner job - South Florida
Dolphins coach Tony Sparano says that cornerback Benny Sapp is a "pain in the neck.'' And that's a good thing.

Dolphins Coaches:

Miami Dolphins Talking Points: Terrelle Pryor is eligible for NFL Supplemental Draft, but don’t expect to see him in Miami | The Daily Dolphin
Three Miami Dolphins talking points for Thursday, an off day for Dolphins media as the team prepares for Friday's preseason game against Cam Newton and the Panthers.

Dolphins Radio:

Miami Dolphins poll: Who should be added to the radio booth? – Mike Berardino – Sun-Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins plan to announce their 2011 radio broadcast team at 5 p.m. on Friday, shortly before kicking off their second preseason game against the Carolina Panthers.

Former Dolphins:

Welker could be headed for receiving end -
Wes Welker has been on the receiving end of a lot of Patriots passes since being imported to New England in 2007 — 432 to be exact, more that anyone else in the NFL. But this season could mark his receiving end in Foxborough. Welker is in the final year of the five-year, $18.1 million deal he signed after the Patriots snagged him from the division rival Miami Dolphins and will carry a $2.15 million base salary.

South Florida Times: Miami , Broward, Palm Beach, Breaking News & Weather at - Former Dolphins great hosts sports clinic
Deborah Sands was happy that Nat Moore and current and former NFL players, accompanied by some cheerleaders, visited her hometown of Miami Gardens. The grandmother of 23 was delighted that the Nat Moore Foundation hosted a football and cheerleading clinic in the city, giving youth something to do.

49ers pass on Culpepper, sign McCown - South Florida
The 49ers signed a veteran quarterback, but it wasn't the one most people expected. After working out Daunte Culpepper on Monday, San Francisco opted to sign 32-year-old Josh McCown to a one-year deal.

A hero of the Dolphins, albeit briefly, dies - Obituaries -
For Dolphins fans, George Wilson Jr. was the unlikeliest of heroes. Then the dream dissipated.

Nat Moore Joins The Finsiders, 8/17/11 | The Finsiders - Miami Dolphins
The former Dolphin great called-in to the show to breakdown the Dolphins young and talented wide receiver group. Find out which wide receiver Moore believes could take his game to the next level in 2011.

Dolphins Related to College Scandals:

Even at Miami Dolphins camp, plenty of signs of college sports' broken system
The symbols of scandal are everywhere, symbols of the festering sore that is modern college football.

Miami Dolphins WR Brian Hartline says NCAA is to blame for scandals at Miami, Ohio State and other schools | The Daily Dolphin
Brian Hartline watched his alma mater get dragged through the mud this summer in a scandal that ultimately cost former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel his

Crew of USS Cole to Visit With Dolphins:

USS Cole to dock in Port Everglades for shore leave
The USS Cole, the Navy destroyer that survived a terrorist attack that killed 17 sailors in Yemen in October 2000, will dock at Port Everglades to give its crew three days of R&R.