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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 11/26/2015

Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including newly acquired defensive lineman, Quinton Coples is excited for a fresh start with the Dolphins.

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DOLPHINS RUNNING BACKS:

Now healthy, Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi has become an international curiosity | Miami Herald
Jay Ajayi’s NFL arrival has been so loud, the ruckus could be heard clear across the pond.

Dolphins' Ajayi: Repaired knee has been a non-issue for years | www.palmbeachpost.com
Jay Ajayi says he’s fine.

DOLPHINS OFFENSIVE LINE:

Mike Pouncey’s criticism of Sam Brenner situation isn’t as it appears | The Daily Dolphin
Somehow, I ended up in the middle of something involving Sam Brenner, Mike Pouncey, the Dolphins and  NFL roster limits. And somehow, Pouncey came off as seemingly criticizing the Dolphins when I don’t believe he did so.

DOLPHINS DEFENSIVE LINE:

Coples Excited For Fresh Start In Miami
The Dolphins claimed the defensive end off waivers Tuesday, one day after he was released by the Jets.

Rex Ryan upset that Mike Tannenbaum claimed Quinton Coples - Buffalo Bills Blog- ESPN
Rex Ryan and the Bills put in a claim on Quinton Coples after the Jets waived him, but the Dolphins had higher priority and snatched him.

New Dolphins DE Quinton Coples on playing Jets: 'It brings chills' - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Quinton Coples will be put in a pass-rushing role in his first game with Miami.

Dolphins DE Quinton Coples happy to be full-time pass rusher | FOX Sports
Dolphins DE Quinton Coples happy to be full-time pass rusher

How Quinton Coples fits in the Dolphins' defense - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The Dolphins are looking to Quinton Coples to jump start a defense that lost Cameron Wake and a unit in desperate need of pass rush help.

NOTEBOOK: Mitchell Nominated For Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award; Other Notes
Dolphins defensive tackle nominated as a player who exemplifies outstanding sportsmanship on the field.

DOLPHINS LINEBACKERS:

Linebacker Kelvin Sheppard says playoffs still the goal for Dolphins - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Kelvin Sheppard stands by comments he made following Sunday's loss to the Cowboys. "If your mindset isn't making the playoffs, why are you here?"

DOLPHINS INJURY REPORT:

INJURY REPORT: Albert, Landry Miss Practice
Get the latest injury updates from the Dolphins and Jets heading into their AFC East battle on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.

AC In The AM: 10 Questions With Rookie LB Neville Hewitt
We play 10 questions for the former Marshall star who joined the Dolphins as an undrafted free agent.

DOLPHINS 2015 SEASON:

Miami Dolphins struggling mightily against AFC East division foes - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The Miami Dolphins find themselves struggling at 4-6 and the primary reason for that is their inability to compete in games against AFC East squads.

Miami Dolphins hope to save season with revenge win over New York Jets - New York Jets Blog- ESPN
The Dolphins, losers in three of their past four games, are looking to rebound against the Jets, who won the first matchup between the teams in Week 4.

FORMER DOLPHINS:

A rare chat with Zach Thomas as he talks Dolphins, his career, his thoughts on coaching | Sports Buzz
Good to see former Dolphins linebacker Zach Thomas last week at his induction to the Florida Sports Hall of Fame. No Dolphin extracted every last ounce of his ability more than Thomas, and none wore his emotions more on his sleeve. That, plus sustained excellence, made him as popular as...

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 11/25/2015 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include Matt Darr is one tough punter, Dez Bryant raved about Brent Grimes, and Dolphins offensive line is not built for their division rivals.

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.

2015 NFL Power Rankings Week 12 tour: Dolphins slipping back down internet power rankings - The Phinsider
Our weekly look at how the Miami Dolphins are being listed around the internet in 2015 NFL Power Rankings.

2016 London NFL Games: Miami not included in the list - The Phinsider
Rumors yesterday indicated the Miami Dolphins may be heading to London for the third straight season. Today, with the official announcement of the 2016 International Series, the rumors proved to be not true.

Bills tried to claim Quinton Coples as well - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins claimed former New York Jets outside linebacker Quinton Coples off waivers on Tuesday. The Dolphins were not the only AFC East team to try to grab the pass rusher, with the Buffalo Bills putting in an unsuccessful claim.