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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 9/9/14

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Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including Dannell Ellerbe was placed on injured reserve. The Dolphins signed Kelvin Sheppard to provide some depth to the linebacker position.

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DOLPHINS OFFENSE:

Bill Lazor, Dolphins offense ace first test - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
The Miami Dolphins averaged a measly 19.8 points per game last season. Yet, in the debut of new offensive coordinator Bill Lazor, the Dolphins scored

DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS:

Lazor to Tannehill: Get better fast | Miami Dolphins In Depth
The Dolphins blew out the Patriots on Sunday (did that really happen?) but in listening to Dolphins offensive coordinator Bill Lazor discuss the performance of quarterback Ryan Tannehill you get the feeling the coach wasn't too pleased with the player....

DOLPHINS WIDE RECEIVERS:

Mike Wallace: Coach has stronger vibe now (but still is... | www.palmbeachpost.com
Miami’s Joe Philbin was nobody’s preseason favorite for coach of the year, but so far, his players are rallying behind him.

DOLPHINS DEFENSE:

INSIDE THE NUMBERS: Dolphins Second Half Defensive Domination
Miami held New England to a total of five first downs and 67 total yards in the second half.

DOLPHINS DEFENSIVE LINE:

Dolphins seven-step drop: Cam Wake quake - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
MIAMI -- The Miami Dolphins kicked off the season with an impressive 33-20 victory against the rival New England Patriots. Here are seven additional

DOLPHINS LINEBACKERS:

NOTEBOOK: Ellerbe Placed On Injured Reserve; Team Signs Sheppard
Newest Dolphins linebacker started 31 games in his first three NFL seasons, including seven with the Colts last season.

Dolphins sign linebacker Kelvin Sheppard, place Dannell Ellerbe on IR - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins acted quickly to address the team's troublesome, and now injury decimated linebacker unit.

DOLPHINS ROSTER:

Different? Dolphins have more dogs on the roster | Miami Dolphins In Depth
Something was different on Sunday. Sure there are the factoids that tell you it was different. The Dolphins snapped a Patriots 61-game win streak in games when they forced three or more turnovers. The Dolphins turned the ball over three...

SUN LIFE STADIUM:

FLASHBACK: The sweltering home-field advantage at Sun Life - Miami Dolphins - MiamiHerald.com
In 2010, Dolphins home games opened later than usual. The wins didn’t follow. A story from our archives.

PATRIOTS AT DOLPHINS:

Top Things To Take Away From Miami’s Win Over New England " CBS Miami
After months and months of waiting, Miami Dolphins fans couldn’t have asked for a better way to start the 2014 NFL season. The Dolphins defeated the New England Patriots 33-20 at Sun Life Stadium on Sunday, giving the Pats their first 0-1 start to a season in over ten years.

Pro Football Focus: Top grades for Dolphins’ Albert, Satele, Tannehill, Wake, Odrick, Wilson, Starks | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins' Pro Football Focus grades are in and seven players scored higher than a +2.0 which is the equivalent of an outstanding game. On offense, left tackle Branden Albert had the highest score at a +5.4. He had the highest grade of any tackle in the NFL for Week 1.

Grading the Miami Dolphins in Game 1 | www.palmbeachpost.com
The Dolphins had a slow start Sunday with three first-half turnovers and a 20-10 halftime deficit. But coordinator Bill Lazor’s new offense came together in the second half and the defense shut down Tom Brady for a surprising 33-20 win.

Andy Cohen: A Victory That Said Plenty About This Team " The Finsiders – Miami Dolphins
Does it get much better than this? Hard to imagine. Not as far as season openers go. Not when you’re talking about beating the Patriots the way the Dolphins disposed of them on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon at Sun Life Stadium.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 9/8/14 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include yesterday's win over the New England Patriots, Dolphins inquire about Chris Clemons, and Knowshon Moreno shined in yesterday's win.

Patriots vs Dolphins: #Phinsider5WordReactions from Twitter - The Phinsider
After each Miami Dolphins game, we ask Twitter for their 5 word reactions from the game. Here is what we got after the team's 33-20 win over the New England Patriots.

Dolphins find running game against Patriots - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins beat the New England Patriots 33-20 yesterday, behind an impressive running performance from Knowshon Moreno and Lamar Miller.

Dannell Ellerbe injury lands linebacker on IR - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins linebacker Dannell Ellerbe will be placed on injured reserve today, likely ending his season.

Ray Rice domestic violence video leads to Ravens terminating contract - The Phinsider
The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of running back Ray Rice.

Thoughts/Quick Hits from the Miami Dolphins Victory Over the New England Patriots - The Phinsider
Thoughts and quick hits from the Miami Dolphins convincing 33-20 victory over the New England Patriots.