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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 8/25/11

Miami Dolphins News you may have missed over the last 48 hours (making up for no post yesterday):

Dolphins Running Backs:

Miami Dolphins have a lot to gain, nothing to lose with Larry Johnson - Armando Salguero -
At first blush, I wanted to hate the Dolphins’ signing of Larry Johnson.

Miami Dolphins: Dolphins signing of RB Larry Johnson odd - South Florida
Running back Larry Johnson is 31, has baggage and gained two yards last year. What does it say about the Miami Dolphins running back situation that they signed him?

Miami Dolphins sign running back Larry Johnson, hoping he can resurrect career
Former Pro Bowl running back Larry Johnson had been sitting at home in Miami Springs since being cut by Washington last September.

Miami Dolphins Wrap: Tony Sparano’s serious about his running game – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
Yesterday’s signing of Larry Johnson says three things about the 2011 Miami Dolphins.

Dolphins H-Backs:

With fullback role fading, Miami Dolphins’ Charles Clay finding a place - Miami Dolphins -
More an H-back than a classic backfield bruiser, Charles Clay is to the future what Lousaka Polite is to the past.

Rookie H-Back Clay A Man Of Many Talents | Miami Dolphins
It’s not often that a sixth-round draft pick is asked to take on the level and amount of responsibilities that Miami Dolphins rookie Charles Clay has been asked to take on.

Dolphins Wide Receivers:

Marlon Moore Joins The Finsiders, 8/23/11 | The Finsiders - Miami Dolphins
The Dolphins wide receiver joined the guys in studio to discuss his intriguing battle for a roster spot with Roberto Wallace, Phillip Livas, and other talented

Miami Dolphins: Marlon Moore hopes to emerge as one of the wide receivers to make the Dolphins' roster - South Florida
Marlon Moore has the speed and position flexibility to earn a spot on the Miami Dolphins

Dolphins Offense:

Miami Dolphins like new offense - South Florida
Miami Dolphins players looking forward to new-look offense

Dolphins Defensive Line:

Jared Odrick In Studio With The Finsiders | The Finsiders - Miami Dolphins

Dolphins Cornerbacks:

Miami Dolphins: Will Allen still needs to prove his durability to fend off young corners - South Florida
Veteran cornerback Will Allen mentors young corners like Nolan Carroll who are seeking his job

Dolphins Safeties:

Clemons And Jones Waging Competitive Battle At Free Safety; Injury Update | Miami Dolphins
Now that training camp has officially broken and we are almost a third of the way through the 2011 preseason, there is only one true position battle ongoing in Davie – starting free safety.

Dolphins Kickers:

Dolphins, Dan Carpenter still trying to figure out ‘Devin Hester Rule’ | The Daily Dolphin
It's been called the Devin Hester Rule, which in at least one way is a tip in the hat to the Chicago Bears' kick returner extraordinaire from Riviera

Dolphins Coaches:

Dave Hyde | Sun Sentinel blogs | Hyde5: Has Tony Sparano changed his philosophy?
Is Tony changing his stripes?

Dolphins Season Outlook:

Commentary: Miami Dolphins have improved, but not enough to jack up their victory total
The Dolphins look like a better team now than a year ago, but nobody should count on that meaning anything better when it comes to the serious business of winning and losing NFL games.