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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 5/9/12

Jeff Ireland expects Ryan Tannehill to develop quickly.
Jeff Ireland expects Ryan Tannehill to develop quickly.

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


Ranking the Rookies: How do they fit into the Miami Dolphins’ plans for 2012? | The Daily Dolphin
Jeff Ireland and Joe Philbin have stated repeatedly this offseason their desire to build the Dolphins through the draft, and so far they’re staying true to their word – 25 of the 88 players currently under contract for training camp are rookies or first-year players.

Miami Dolphins taking their time with rookie contracts | The Daily Dolphin
One of the most significant changes to the NFL’s new collective bargaining agreement is the rookie wage scale, a formula that essentially pre-determines a rookie’s first contract on how high he was drafted and leaves little room for negotiation. All rookie contracts are four years in length, with first-round picks receiving an option fifth years, and the money is essentially slotted, like it is in the NFL.


Ireland: Tannehill "will look like he’s ready pretty quick"; Philbin impresses players - Miami Dolphins -
Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland on Tuesday did not rule out the possibility of Ryan Tannehill starting as a rookie, but said, "We've got to let this process play itself out."

Andy Cohen: A Close Look At The QB Battle
The bottom line on the most important position in football, maybe even in all of sports: The Miami Dolphins are deeper at quarterback than they have been in a long, long time. Three deep. Three interesting storylines. Three players who each, at this very early juncture, can make a clear-cut argument for starting in Houston on Sept. 9th.


What do Miami Dolphins fans have to whine about now? – Miami Dolphins – Sun-Sentinel
Your misery isn’t over, but Miami Dolphins fans don’t have much to complain about these days.


Miami Dolphins Caption This - The Phinsider
A photo caption contest thread for Miami Dolphins fans. This week, we look at the Miami Dolphins' rookie minicamp.

Miami Dolphins All-Time Top 100 Players: 16. Norm Evans - The Phinsider
An original Dolphin, Norm Evans started 135 of 138 games at right tackle for Miami, earning two Pro Bowl selections and two Super Bowl rings.

Miami Dolphins Offensive Line Rankings - The Phinsider
How will Miami Dolphins rookie offensive tackle Jonathan Martin adjust to playing right tackle? Will the entire line succeed in the zone blocking scheme? RotoWorld takes a look at all 32 teams' offensive lines.

Miami Dolphins Approval Ratings: Jeff Ireland - The Phinsider
A Miami Dolphins fans approval ratings poll for general manager Jeff Ireland. Ireland has been underfire the last few months, but a solid draft seems to have quieted the storm.

Miami Dolphins 2009 NFL Draft Re-Grade - The Phinsider
CBS Sports takes a look back at the 2009 NFL Draft, re-grading every team's picks. Where do the Dolphins come out in a draft including Vontae Davis, Sean Smith, and Pat White?

2012 Miami Dolphins Draft Review: A Season of Hope - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins needed to get several things in this draft. The main thing that they got... hope.

Miami Dolphins Coach Joe Philbin Comments on Rookie Minicamp - The Phinsider
A look at the Friday comments from Miami head coach Joe Philbin. Friday was the first day of the Dolphins' 3-day rookie minicamp.