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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 11/15/14

Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including backup cornerback, Will Davis, was placed on injured reserve after suffering a knee injury against the Buffalo Bills.

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DOLPHINS COACHING STAFF:

Fresh look on coaching staff has helped Miami Dolphins find their groove | FOX Sports
Joe Philbin didn't want to change the Dolphins' coaching staff, but his hand was forced and it has come with major benefits for Miami.

DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS:

Ryan Tannehill makes Dolphins offense work behind makeshift line | The Miami Herald
Considering Ryan Tannehill was playing behind rookie Ju’Wuan James at left tackle and Dallas Thomas, who usually plays left guard, at right tackle, the offense adjusted against Buffalo’s pass rush fairly well in a 22-9 victory.

DOLPHINS OFFENSIVE LINE:

NOTEBOOK: New-Look Offensive Line Passes First Test; Other Notes
The Dolphins ended up with 125 rushing yards and an impressive 5.2 average against the Bills and quarterback Ryan Tannehill got enough protection to complete 76.5 percent of his passes and throw for 240 yards.

DOLPHINS SECONDARY:

Dolphins CB Davis headed for IR | The Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins reserve cornerback Will Davis is headed for the injured reserve list due to a knee injury suffered in the team's victory over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday.

DOLPHINS 2014 SEASON:

Dolphins "demand respect" after Thursday’s win | ProFootballTalk
Bills cornerback Leodis McKelvin predicted his team would "beat that ass" when they faced the Dolphins on Thursday night, but defensive lineman Jared Odrick reported that all was well in the wake of Miami's 22-9 victory. My ass feels fine," Odrick said, via ESPN.com.

Miami Dolphins Stock Watch - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
Here is a look at whose stock is rising and falling

3 Observations From Dolphins vs. Bills " The Finsiders – Miami Dolphins
The specter that had been bothering the Miami Dolphins in the form of the Buffalo Bills was finally vanquished at Sun Life Stadium on Thursday night as the Dolphins snapped a three-game losing streak against their AFC East rivals. The 22-9 victory elevates the Dolphins into second place in the division and helps them keep pace in the playoff hunt, and they couldn’t have won without both offensive and defensive units playing the way they did Thursday. Feeding off one another, especially in the second half, this team came together at one of the most important times of the season, and delivered a crucial win.

Dolphins win a must-win game; here’s how they make the playoffs | The Daily Dolphin
Sure, the Dolphins could have lost at home to Buffalo on Thursday and there would have been some mathematical way for them to sneak in the playoffs. But Miami needed this game. They needed it for confidence and they needed it to have a realistic shot at making the postseason.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 11/14/14 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include the Dolphins defeated the Buffalo Bills, Joe Philbin & Ryan Tannehill showing progress, and Dolphins need bigger offensive targets.

Dolphins vs. Bills Quick Hits - The Phinsider
Here are a few quick takeaways from the Miami Dolphins big win over division rival Buffalo Bills.

5 Thoughts on Miami Dolphins' Statement Win vs Buffalo Bills; Notes & Quotes - The Phinsider
Five observations on the Miami Dolphins' pivotal victory over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday Night Football along with notes & quotes from the game.