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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 4/23/12

Can Jimmy Wilson make a succesful change to safety?
Can Jimmy Wilson make a succesful change to safety?

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


Source: Ross is not pushing for anyone | Miami Dolphins In Depth
Last week, Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland told the media he has pretty much made up his mind which player he wants to take in the first round of Thursday's NFL draft.


Can Jimmy Wilson excel as a safety for the Miami Dolphins? – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
Jimmy Wilson was the most exciting player to watch during last year’s training camp.


Dolphins struggling to keep season-ticket base at 30,000 | ProFootballTalk
Mentioned within a compelling editorial from Dan LeBatard of the Miami Herald regarding the struggles of the Dolphins is a compelling piece of news regarding the challenges the team is facing at the box office.


Chart: Miami Dolphins’ 2nd and 3rd round draft choices full of busts and unmet potential | The Daily Dolphin
Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland has a lot of pressure on him to hit on the Dolphins' first-round pick eighth overall in this week's NFL Draft, whether that means taking quarterback Ryan Tannehill or someone else.

2012 NFL Draft Preview: Defensive Line
Based on the immediate impact made by San Francisco’s Aldon Smith last season and Detroit’s Ndamukong Suh in 2010, defensive linemen are in high demand again in the NFL. Whether it’s that overpowering nose tackle capable of disrupting the snap or the speedy defensive end coming around the edge to sack or hurry the quarterback, teams are eager to shore up their defensive fronts through the draft.

If Miami Dolphins take defensive end with top pick, Melvin Ingram and Quinton Coples are two possibilities
The NFL is known as a copycat league, so the Dolphins could do a lot worse than mimic the recent approach of the Super Bowl champion New York Giants in amassing edge rushers who can pressure the quarterback.

2012 NFL Draft: Omar Kelly’s Offensive Man Crush list – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
Every year I fall in love with a handful of draft prospects and put together a list of players I’d bang my fist on the table for in an NFL draft room.


Miami Dolphins Tackle Jake Long: "Healthiest I've Been in a Long Time" - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins All Pro offensive tackle Jake Long suffered through multiple injuries last year. Now, according to long, he's 100% read to go.

Cameron Wake's Return to Workouts Comes After Speaking with Joe Philbin - The Phinsider
Cameron Wake sat out the beginning of the Miami Dolphins voluntary workouts. After speaking with head coach Joe Philbin, Wake ended the holdout and reported for the offseason program.

2012 NFL Draft: Defensive End Nick Perry - The Phinsider
A look at USC defensive end Nick Perry before the 2012 NFL Draft. The Miami Dolphins could look at Perry with their second choice in the draft.

Reports: Stephen Ross May or May Not Be Pushing For Ryan Tannehill - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are reportedly interested in Ryan Tannehill in Thursday's NFL Draft. According to two report, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross may, or may not, be the driving force behind that interest.