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Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including Dion Sims has been drawing a lot of praise lately and he is one of the most improved players on the team.

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DOLPHINS AT FALCONS:

Dolphins' preseason opener more about backups than starters - Sun Sentinel
Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill will debut the new offense Friday at Atlanta, but reserves will get most of the playing time

DOLPHINS WIDE RECEIVERS:

Andy Cohen: Hartline The Model Of Consistency " The Finsiders – Miami Dolphins
It’s so easy to overlook Brian Hartline. He doesn’t have the speed of Mike Wallace, the versatility of Charles Clay or the young legs of Jarvis Landry. He isn’t boastful like some receivers and you get the feeling he doesn’t mind residing in the background while others get the majority of attention.

DOLPHINS TIGHT ENDS:

Miami Dolphins tight end Dion Sims improving as a receiver - Miami Dolphins - MiamiHerald.com
The encouraging news about the Dolphins’ tight end situation: Dion Sims appears to be much improved, especially as a receiver, and is in good position to land the No.2 tight end job behind Charles Clay.

Sims Among Most Improved Dolphins
Young tight end has tried to learn from some of the best in the business at his position

DOLPHINS OFFENSIVE LINE:

Daryn Colledge paying early dividends - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
DAVIE, Fla. -- Approximately one month ago, the Miami Dolphins' offensive line was torn apart by the news that Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey needed hip

DOLPHINS 2014 SEASON:

Casserly: Dolphins Have Best Chance To Unseat Patriots " The Finsiders – Miami Dolphins
Since the duo of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick officially formed back in 2001, the New England Patriots have owned the AFC East, winning 11 of the next 13 division titles. However, according to NFL Network’s Charley Casserly, if any team is to end New England’s division dominance, it’s going to be the Miami Dolphins.

Dolphins intend to be tougher team in 2014 | Miami Dolphins In Depth

The Dolphins want a new attitude in 2014. This team wants to be tough. This team wants to be physical. This team wants to get as far from finesse as it is possible to make that transition from one year...

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 8/7/14 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include a new side of Joe Philbin, Knowshon Moreno is off the PUP list, and Ryan Tannehill & Mike Wallace still struggling with deep ball.

NFL Preseason Week 1 Schedule; Dolphins Game time, TV schedule, online stream - The Phinsider
The NFL gets fully underway this weekend with all 32 teams in preseason action.

3 Things to Watch For in the Miami Dolphins' Preseason Opener - The Phinsider
Three things to keep an eye on when the 2014 Miami Dolphins take the field for the first time this Friday.

Dolphins vs Falcons Preseason Game 1: Dolphins roster - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins face the Atlanta Falcons tomorrow night in the first preseason game of the year for both teams. To know who is on the field, we bring you the teams' rosters, starting with the Dolphins.