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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 10/4/14

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Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including Derrick Shelby's role continues to grow with the Dolphins on the defensive line.

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DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS:

Less is more for Ryan Tannehill - ESPN
Ryan Tannehill's winning percentage as quarterback of the Miami Dolphins jumps dramatically when he attempts fewer than 40 passes.

DOLPHINS RUNNING BACKS:

Dolphins' Lamar Miller shows aggressive side through subtlety - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller is running downhill, and showing improvement as a blocker and receiver.

DOLPHINS DEFENSIVE LINE:

Derrick Shelby's role continues to grow with Dolphins - Sun Sentinel
Derrick Shelby, an undrafted player from Utah, has seen his role and contributions to the Miami Dolphins grow over the years.

DOLPHINS LINEBACKERS:

Jenkins Named One Of NFL’s Biggest Surprises " The Finsiders – Miami Dolphins
Coming into the 2014 season it was expected that second year linebacker Jelani Jenkins would have a bigger impact than he did his rookie season, where he was arguably the Dolphins’ best player on special teams. Little did we know that Jenkins would playing a majority of snaps at outside linebacker starting in Week 1 due to injuries to Philip Wheeler and Dannell Ellerbe, and then become a starter a week later. But Jenkins has responded, providing stability to the position and becoming a tackling force.

All-Access: Jason Trusnik Mic'd Up In London
Jason Trusnik was mic'd up in Sunday's 38-14 victory against the Oakland Raiders in London.

NOTEBOOK: Trusnik Starts Tackling Other Challenges; Other Notes
Dolphins linebacker has taken the first step toward preparing for life after football by opening Pro Sports Performance, a personal training and conditioning facility located in – appropriately enough – Strongsville, Ohio.

DOLPHINS LOCKER ROOM:

Make some noise: Miami Dolphins embracing power of music in locker room | FOX Sports
Music has the power to evoke a wide range of emotions. For the Miami Dolphins, it's become the backbeat to their season starting from the very beginning in July, when head coach Joe Philbin decided to relax the rules a bit and pump out a wide range of music during training camp.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 10/3/14 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include Mike Wallace of to a hot start this season, reason for Dolphins optimism, and an open AFC East is a bonus for Dolphins.

Miami Dolphins quarter season stats and projections - Offense - The Phinsider
We take a look at the Miami Dolphins' 2014 season stats four games into the schedule, and project how they will look at the end of the season.

Dolphins awards at the quarter mark of the season - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have played their first four games of 2014. We hand out team awards at the quarter mark.