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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 8/21/14

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Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including the kicking competition is up for grabs between Caleb Sturgis and John Potter.

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DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS:

Dolphins seem to be leaning toward 2 QBs | Miami Dolphins In Depth
As we creep closer toward the regular season, the picture of the 2014 Dolphins is becoming more clear and that includes the quarterback position where Ryan Tannehill and Matt Moore are on the team ... And that just might be...

DOLPHINS RUNNING BACKS:

Dolphins practice report: Knowshon Moreno says he’s healthy, unsure if he will play Saturday | The Daily Dolphin
Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno spent a brief part of yesterday's practice working on a conditioning drill with injured center Mike Pouncey. He also was on the sideline before today's warm-ups doing a bit of conditioning that's usually reserved for injured players.

DOLPHINS WIDE RECEIVERS:

Mike Wallace: Dolphins receivers don’t get same calls as other teams | ProFootballTalk
One of the biggest topics of conversation during the preseason has been the frequent flags thrown for defensive holding and illegal contact following the league's decision to put a higher emphasis on those calls this season.

DOLPHINS DEFENSIVE LINE:

Dolphins' Terrence Fede making strides - Sun Sentinel
No college scholarship at Marist. Not invited to the NFL Draft combine. Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Terrence Fede has come a long way to the edge of making the team.

DOLPHINS LINEBACKERS:

Miami Dolphins Q&A: LB Jordan Tripp - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins have a lot of questions at linebacker this season. But there is an unheralded rookie who has provided optimism with

Andy Cohen: Playing 10 Questions With Jordan Tripp " The Finsiders – Miami Dolphins
Linebacker Jordan Tripp, a fifth-round pick out of Montana, has been one of the pleasant surprises of training camp. He is smart, instinctive and tough. So smart, in fact, that he is learning every linebacker position.

DOLPHINS SECONDARY:

Tackling a focus and Jimmy Wilson's in crosshairs | Miami Dolphins In Depth
Dolphins coaches have been preaching good tackling technique for several weeks now and it has gotten to the point where Jimmy Wilson has become something of the poster boy for ... how not to do it. Wilson is about to...

DOLPHINS SPECIAL TEAMS:

Miami Dolphins’ kicking job up for grabs - Miami Dolphins - MiamiHerald.com
Recently signed John Potter has made the most of his opportunities to unseat the injured Caleb Sturgis as the Dolphins kicker.

DOLPHINS 2014 SEASON:

Prisco Praises Wallace, New Offense " The Finsiders – Miami Dolphins
CBS Sports Senior NFL columnist Pete Prisco joined The Finsiders on Monday to share his thoughts on the state of the team heading into the 2014 season. Prisco touched on a variety of topics, including the progression of quarterback Ryan Tannehill, the question marks surrounding the linebacker position, and the depth and experience in the secondary. However, when it came to Offensive Coordinator Bill Lazor’s new look offense and the effect it could have on wide receiver Mike Wallace, Prisco was especially optimistic.

Five questions: Miami Dolphins | ProFootballTalk
The Dolphins held their playoff destiny in their hands heading into the last two weeks of the regular season, a fairly remarkable position given the turmoil on and off the field caused by an offensive line that was far harder on members of the Dolphins than they were on the opposition.

NFL PRACTICE SQUAD:

New practice squad rules should benefit the Dolphins - Sun Sentinel
DAVIE - The NFL 's new practice squad rules will drastically benefit most NFL teams, especially the 2014 Miami Dolphins .

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 8/20/14 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include Caleb Sturgis' injury could be troublesome, Jordan Tripp's progress with first team, and Louis Delmas praises head coach, Joe Philbin.

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.

NFL asks Super Bowl halftime acts to pay to play - The Phinsider
According to a report, the NFL has asked the finalists for the 2015 Super Bowl Halftime Show to pay the league in order to play.

ESPN Breakout Players: Ryan Tannehill takes second spot; Lamar Miller makes list - The Phinsider
ESPN published a list of the Top 50 NFL Breakout Players today, with Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill coming just short of the top spot.