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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 12/5/13

Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including Olivier Vernon earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors.

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DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS:

Ryan Tannehill shows off trick shot accuracy | Miami Dolphins In Depth
Ryan Tannehill has trouble connecting with his receivers on deep passes. But hitting the broad side of an eight-point buck from 30 yards? Dropping a basketball into first floor bucket from the second floor of DICK'S Sporting Goods store?

DOLPHINS WIDE RECEIVERS:

Wide receiver Mike Wallace primed to lead Miami Dolphins - Miami Dolphins - MiamiHerald.com
Mike Wallace hopes to fuel the Dolphins’ playoff push and not get caught up emotionally playing against his former team in Pittsburgh.

DOLPHINS OFFENSIVE LINE:

Dolphins held John Jerry out of Wednesday's practice - Sun Sentinel
DAVIE - John Jerry has been the only Miami Dolphins offensive line who has started every game this season, but his 12-game streak might be in jeopardy this week.

Andy Cohen: Garner A Man For All Positions " The Finsiders – Miami Dolphins
Nate Garner doesn’t just play on the Dolphins offensive line; he plays ALL OVER the offensive line. Left tackle. Right tackle. Center. Right guard. Right tackle. You name it he’s been there. This indeed is a very unusual football player, a player who adds new meaning to the word "versatile."

DOLPHINS DEFENSE:

The Dolphins' defense ranks among the NFL's top 10 in points allowed and red zone defense - Sun Sentinel
The Dolphins' defense ranks among the NFL's top 10 in points allowed and red zone defense

DOLPHINS DEFENSIVE LINE:

Olivier Vernon's emergence is a surprise to many, but not Dolphins - Sun Sentinel
Former Hurricanes standout Olivier Vernon leads the Dolphins with 10 sacks, and hopes to continue blossoming

Vernon Named AFC Defensive Player Of The Week
Second-year defensive end’s outing at the Jets is rewarded again.

Miami Dolphins’ Olivier Vernon named AFC Defensive Player of the Week (w/Q&A video) | The Daily Dolphin
Fresh off his two sack, six tackle performance against the Jets Dolphins defensive end Olivier Vernon has been named AFC Defensive Player of the

Dion Jordan grades higher than Olivier Vernon; how do other Miami Dolphins stack up? | The Daily Dolphin
Olivier Vernon is the talk of Miami's defense this week. He's recorded five sacks in the last three games against San Diego, Carolina and the Jets.

DOLPHINS SECONDARY:

Dolphins Secondary Has Steelers' Attention
Veteran cornerback Brent Grimes leads an opportunistic group.

DOLPHINS 2013 SEASON:

Miami Dolphins Stock Watch - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
The Miami Dolphins (6-6) picked up an important, 23-3, victory against the rival New York Jets on Sunday. Here is a look at whose stock is rising and

NFL Nation Buzz: Miami Dolphins - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
Dolphins reporter James Walker says the matchup of Brent Grimes versus Antonio Brown will be crucial when Miami visits Pittsburgh for a game with play

DOLPHINS AT STEELERS:

Dolphins wary of Ben Roethlisberger - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
DAVIE, Fla. -- Ben Roethlisberger has been the focus at the Miami Dolphins' training facility this week. Whether it's coaches or players, it's clear t

Weather could play a factor in Miami Dolphins’ game at Pittsburgh Steelers - Miami Dolphins - MiamiHerald.com
September brings talk of sunny South Florida afternoon heat. But true weather talk in the NFL comes with December.

DOLPHINS COMMUNITY OUTREACH:

Miami Dolphins Visit Morrow Elementary For Gatorade JTC
Nearly 500 students participated in the event, which consisted of six interactive football drills, cheer routines and life lessons.

DOLPHIN FANS:

Dolphins Fan Earns Nomination For ESPN’s Fan Hall Of Fame " The Finsiders – Miami Dolphins
This week, ESPN announced 10 finalists for the Fan Hall Of Fame. Three of these finalists will be selected on December 13th after public voting concludes. One of these finalists is Miami’s own Jennifer Schultz, otherwise know as the "Dolphin Diva".

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 12/4/13 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours.Today's articles include Mike Wallace is ready to face his former team, Dolphins have yet to score 30 or more points, and where do the Dolphins rank in the NFL?

Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing - The Phinsider

Weekly, we take a look around the SB Nation family of NFL blogs. Here are the news stories and analysis they are discussing.

Dolphins vs Jets Review: Miami offensive snap counts - The Phinsider

The Miami Dolphins dominated the New York Jets on their way to a 23-3 victory. We take a look back at the game through the snap counts for the Dolphins, starting with the offense.

Dolphins vs Steelers: Miami coach Joe Philbin looks toward Pittsburgh game - The Phinsider

The Miami Dolphins get back on the road this weekend, heading north to face the Pittsburgh Steelers. During his media availability yesterday, Miami head coach Joe Philbin discussed the Steelers, and what Miami may have to do this weekend to win.

Mike Tomlin fined $100,000; More penalties could follow - The Phinsider

The NFL has fined Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin $100,000 for his sideline incident against the Baltimore Ravens last week.

Dolphins Rookie Report Card: Week 13 (Game 12) - The Phinsider

Each week, we'll grade the performance of each 2013 Miami Dolphins draft pick and comment on their development. Here's the latest round of grades following Miami's 23-3 beatdown of the New York Jets.

Olivier Vernon named AFC Defensive Player of the Week - The Phinsider

Miami Dolphins defensive end Olivier Vernon was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 13. Vernon had three sacks and 10-tackles against the New York Jets to win the award.

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