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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 10/21/2015

Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including rookie running back Jay Ajayi will return to practice. Ajayi was placed on the short-term injured reserve after breaking a rib during the preseason.

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DAN CAMPBELL:

Dolphins coach Dan Campbell has sleepless nights, but impactful days | Miami Herald
Dan Campbell's legend continues to grow — even in his own locker room.

Miami Dolphins coach Dan Campbell hopes to build consistency - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
With one win under his belt, Dan Campbell needs to show the surge is not a fluke but the start of a new culture with the Dolphins.

DOLPHINS RUNNING BACKS:

Miller Nominated For FedEx Ground Player of the Week
Fans can vote for Miller, who rushed for 113 yards on 19 carries, with a long gain of 22 yards.

Miami Dolphins rookie running back Jay Ajayi returns to practice | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins have a newfound commitment to running the ball and they're about to add a talented rookie to the mix. Jay Ajayi, Miami's fifth-round draft pick who was placed on short-term injured reserve after breaking a rib in the preseason, returns to practice this week.

DOLPHINS WIDE RECEIVERS:

Rishard Matthews talks Dan Campbell on The Jim Rome Show " The Jim Rome Show
Miami wideout joined Jim Rome on his radio program and talked culture change.

DOLPHINS DEFENSIVE LINE:

Cameron Wake defends Olivier Vernon, says Dan Campbell may stick | The Daily Dolphin
Cameron Wake, speaking on the Rich Eisen Show on Tuesday afternoon, defended fellow Dolphins defensive end Olivier Vernon, who was blasted by Tennessee coach Ken Whisenhunt for hitting quarterback Marcus Mariota in the knee last weekend and could face an NFL fine.

DOLPHINS SECONDARY:

Dolphins CB Brice McCain has sprained right knee | FOX Sports
Dolphins CB Brice McCain has sprained right knee

DOLPHINS 2015 SEASON:

Several tactical changes paid off in Miami Dolphins’ rout of Titans | Miami Herald
Dan Campbell clearly interjected passion, energy and emotion into a Dolphins team that dismantled Tennessee 38-10 on Sunday. But once the game started, more tangible changes also became evident.

Greg Cote: Miami Dolphins need consistent success to turn hope into belief | Miami Herald
What did Sunday mean? What is the victory’s larger effect? "We’re able to hope again," interim head coach Dan Campbell answered. "After that win you can start to believe."

Miami Dolphins rising in NFL power rankings after win over Titans | The Daily Dolphin
What a difference a week makes. Last week, the Dolphins were widely considered among the worst teams in the NFL. But after defeating the Titans 38-10 in Dan Campbell's debut as interim coach, the Dolphins are back on the buzz train again.

Sweet 17 thoughts on the resurgent Dolphins, Tannehill, Campbell | The Daily Dolphin
So this is what Ryan Tannehill is up against. It's the same thing that every Miami Dolphins quarterback these past two decades has faced, even though Tannehill has done one thing none of the others could: land a franchise quarterback contract worth nearly $100 million.

AC In The AM: Re-Visiting A Very Special Victory
Sunday's victory serves as validation for everything Dan Campbell has been doing and there is no disputing the importance of validation for a first-month head coach still in his 30’s.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 10/20/2015 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include players buying into Dan Campbell, Olivier Vernon apologizes for Marcus Mariota hit, and Campbell knocked the dull out of the Dolphins.

Hyde: Dolphins have cap room built into Suh's contract - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins signed defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to a monster contract this offseason. According to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel's Dave Hyde, there may be more salary cap space available in the contract than people realize.

Lamar Miller nominated for FedEx Ground Player of Week; Fans vote for award - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins running back Lamar Miller has been nominated for the FedEx Ground Player of the Week. With fans deciding the winner, it's time to get out the vote.