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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 12/4/14

Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including if the Dolphins want to stay in playoff contention, they're going to have to fix their run defense, which has been the teams strength for the past couple of years.

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DOLPHINS WIDE RECEIVERS:

Jarvis Landry lifts Miami Dolphins offense with running game failing | The Miami Herald
On a gloomy night, rookie wide receiver Jarvis Landry was a bright spot again for the Dolphins.

DOLPHINS DEFENSE:

Dolphins must fix run defense -- and quick - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
ESPN Dolphins reporter James Walker says Miami, which has allowed a combined 478 rushing yards over the past two games, knows run defense is the top

Dolphins in playoff hunt but run defense is now biggest concern | The Miami Herald
The Dolphins emerged from their survival exercise against the Jets on Monday knowing they will enter Week 14 in the sixth and final AFC playoff spot, by virtue of a complicated tiebreaker, but also knowing that their run defense cannot repeat the debacle of the past two weeks.

DOLPHINS LINEBACKERS:

Jenkins A Hit At Linebacker
Jenkins is by far the Dolphins’ leader in tackles, with 35 more than anybody else on the defense.

DOLPHINS SECONDARY:

Dolphins cornerback Cortland Finnegan returns to practice - Sun Sentinel
DAVIE - Cortland Finnegan tested his troublesome left ankle before Wednesday's walk-through practice, and it appears the Miami Dolphins starting cornerback is preparing to make a return to the field on Sunday.

NOTEBOOK: Jones Makes A Special Second Impression; Other Notes
Four days after being claimed off waivers from the New England Patriots Jones quickly made a contribution on special teams.

DOLPHINS 2014 SEASON:

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

Injury update: Dolphins back on the practice field today | Miami Dolphins In Depth
The Dolphins are working today in preparation for Sunday's playoff elimination bowl against the Baltimore Ravens. (Yeah, when the loser of the game basically stabs the heart of its playoff chances with a sharp knife, I can call the game...

Miami Dolphins at New York Jets film review - ESPN
It wasn't an impressive win, but the Dolphins showed they can fight through a bad performance.

Miami Dolphins Playoff Odds: Week 14 " CBS Miami
The 7-5 Miami Dolphins are currently holding down the sixth and final wild card in the AFC after dismantling the pass-challenged Jets 16-13 on Monday night.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 12/3/14 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include Dion Sims impresses in start, observation from Monday nights game, and Dolphins run defense needs to get back to its former form.

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 at Jets: Miami Stock Watch following 16-13 win - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins came away from MetLife Stadium with an ugly 16-13 win over the New York Jets on Monday night. Who saw their stock rise and whose fell from the game?

Baltimore Ravens vs Miami Dolphins: History of Matchup - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have a HUGE game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. Lets check out the history between the two teams.

NFL Playoff Scenarios: Broncos, Colts can clinch this week - The Phinsider
Two teams can clinch their tickets to the postseason this week.