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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 8/11/14

Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including the Dolphins tweak Ryan Tannehill's technique.

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DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS:

Dolphins tweak Tannehill's technique | Miami Dolphins In Depth
When Bill Lazor came to the Dolphins with a reputation as something of a quarterback whisperer everyone knew change was coming for Ryan Tannehill. But the degree of the fundamental nature of that change is starting to become clear. Lazor...

Miami Dolphins' Ryan Tannehill showing leadership skills - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is winning over first-year coordinator Bill Lazor with his leadership skills.

DOLPHINS OFFENSIVE LINE:

James Makes Every Snap Count In NFL Debut
First-round pick started the game at right tackle and played 30 snaps, the most of any of the starting offensive linemen.

DOLPHINS SECONDARY:

NOTEBOOK: Grimes Proud To Earn Marino MVP Award
It marked only the second time in franchise history a cornerback had won the team MVP award; Sam Madison was named MVP in 1999.

Miami Dolphins talking points: Brent Grimes’ athleticism underestimated? Seriously? | The Daily Dolphin
Race is one of those subjects we usually try to avoid at all costs. Usually, it's for good reason. Saying something that might hurt people isn't anyone's pleasure, outside of an ignorant minority.

Miami Dolphins’ Joe Philbin deals with Reshad Jones’ absence - Miami Dolphins - MiamiHerald.com
In addressing Reshad Jones’ drug suspension, coach Joe Philbin said of the high-priced safety, ‘Everybody’s accountable for their own actions.’

Dolphins searching for nickel cornerback - Sun Sentinel
The Dolphins are looking for a nickel (fifth) cornerback to replace safety Reshad Jones, who will serve a four-game suspension

DOLPHINS TRAINING CAMP:

Dolphins Camp Report: Day 12 - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
DAVIE, Fla. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Miami Dolphins training camp: The Dolphins returned to the practice field for the fir

3 Observations From Practice #12 Of Dolphins Training Camp " The Finsiders – Miami Dolphins
The Miami Dolphins returned to the practice field following their first preseason game, and much of today’s focus was on technique and overall fundamentals. Most of the time after a preseason game teams usually like to clean up mistakes and coaches like to stress the basic coaching points from the film of the game. Today was no exception because the offense, defense and special teams worked exclusively in individual groups, with no 11-on-11 drills.

Miami Dolphins practice report: Poor tackling a point of emphasis, Jimmy Wilson says | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins returned to work following their exhibition loss to Atlanta on Friday night with a mix of sizzling mid-afternoon conditions followed by nearby lightning that chased everyone inside, but there was one constant. Tackling was a major issue with the 2013 Dolphins.

FORMER DOLPHINS:

Yeremiah Bell retires after 11 NFL seasons | ProFootballTalk
Safety Yeremiah Bell wasn't supposed to play in the NFL.  Instead, he made it, and he lasted for more than a decade. Bell tells the Winchester (Ky.) Sun that it's time to move on. "I’m done," Bell said.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 8/10/14 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include Dolphins greats and hopes share dinner, reviewing preseason opener, and an article about Brent Grimes wife, Miko.

Dolphins vs Falcons: Miami game ball from Preseason game one - The Phinsider
Friday night, the Miami Dolphins lost to the Atlanta Falcons in the first week of the NFL Preseason. Despite dropping the contest, there were some good performances to come out of the game for the Dolphins.

Dolphins snap counts versus Atlanta Falcons - Offense - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins lost to the Atlanta Falcons Friday night in Week 1 of the NFL Preseason.