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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 9/18/11

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall is one half of the talented wide outs to be on display in Miami this week.
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall is one half of the talented wide outs to be on display in Miami this week.

Here are the Miami Dolphins news stories you may have missed over the last 24 hours:

Houston Texans at Miami Dolphins previews:

Miami Dolphins: Can the Miami Dolphins still grind it out on the ground? - South Florida
Has the Dolphins' pass-happy approach handcuffed the rushing attack, which needed runs from the quarterback to produce a respectable outing against New England?

Sense of urgency hits Miami Dolphins early - Armando Salguero -
They aren’t desperate yet, and panic is still far off in the distance for the Dolphins because, as linebacker Cameron Wake noted with a twinge of irritation, championships are neither won nor lost after the NFL’s first week.

Breaking down the Dolphins-Texans game - Miami Dolphins -

Miami Dolphins understand how big Sunday's game against the Texans is - South Florida
Starting 0-2 at home would not be helpful in push for the playoffs

Miami Dolphins In Depth
The Dolphins defense showed itself vulnerable to the no-huddle attack last week. Defensive players seemed vulnerable in their conditioning because players looked gassed as they stood at the line of scrimmage, mouths agape as they gasped for air, their hands...

CBS voice Ian Eagle breaks down Miami Dolphins-Houston Texans game – Mike Berardino – Sun-Sentinel
Veteran play-by-play man Ian Eagle has the call on Sunday’s CBS telecast of the Miami Dolphins-Houston Texans game

Arian Foster set to be unleashed on Dolphins – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
It appears Houston Texans tailback Arian Foster will be playing his first game of the 2011 season against the Miami Dolphins.

Strong Communication Among DBs Crucial Against Houston; Other Notes
When the Houston Texans take the field Sunday afternoon at Sun Life Stadium they will be showcasing yet another fast-paced offense to the Miami Dolphins. That means the defensive backs, in particular, need to be on the same page.

Miami Dolphins vs. Houston Texans will showcase two big, talented receivers — Brandon Marshall and Andre Johnson
Strong safety Yeremiah Bell probably still sees the play in his dreams. Or nightmares. The Dolphins were playing at Houston in 2008.

Dolphins Quarterbacks:

A confidence boost for Miami Dolphins’ Chad Henne - Miami Dolphins -
Quarterback Chad Henne, buoyed by a strong performance against the Patriots in a new offensive system, is stepping up as an emotional leader for the Dolphins.

This season, Miami Dolphins QB Chad Henne is showing something new — his emotions
Chad Henne and the Dolphins have lost 10 of their past 11 home games. Now they host the Houston Texans in Week 2.

Dolphins Running Backs:

Reggie Bush: I’m not too small to run between the tackles | ProFootballTalk
One game into his tenure with the Dolphins, there's already a lot of hand-wringing about what Reggie Bush's proper role is in the offense. Is he a glorified receiver? Can he handle 20 touches a game? Is he just not built to be an every-down back? For his part, Bush says he can't promise he'll be ...

Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas eager to make debut - South Florida
Miami Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas hopes to play this weekend after being limited by hamstring injury.

Dolphins General Manager:

Dave Hyde | Sun Sentinel blogs | Hyde5: Jeff Ireland needs these 5 decisions to deliver
Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland has flown under the radar of questions. But his work is something to watch, starting with these five players/issues:

Dolphins Week in Review:

Cartoon: Sports week in review, Sept. 17, 2011
The Post's John Bisognano takes a look at the past week in South Florida and national sports. Click here for a full-sized PDF version.