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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 12/18/2015

Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including the Dolphins would like to reach a long-term deal with Lamar Miller. No deal has been offered yet though.

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DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS:

Miami Dolphins: Ryan Tannehill 'haunted' by what could have been | www.mypalmbeachpost.com
Ryan Tannehill surely won’t mind playing the San Diego Chargers this Sunday.

Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill dealing with 'tough reality' - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Ryan Tannehill entered the season with big goals individually and as a team but came up short on both ends.

DOLPHINS RUNNING BACKS:

With Dolphins’ season a bust, Lamar Miller eyes 1,000-yard benchmark | Miami Herald
With the playoffs officially out of reach, Dolphins players now turn to personal goals as they play out the string. Many are auditioning for 2016 — either for the Dolphins or another team.

Dolphins want long-term deal with Lamar Miller but no deal offered yet | The Daily Dolphin
Lamar Miller says he wants to remain in Miami if it's the right situation, and the Dolphins apparently want to make it happen. Aaccording to a source, the team has approached Miller's representatives and expressed a desire to sign him to a long-term contract extension.

Lamar Miller: When I’m feeling it, I should get the ball more | ProFootballTalk
When the Dolphins fired offensive coordinator Bill Lazor recently, one of the things they said they wanted to change about their offense was to make it more balanced.

DOLPHINS WIDE RECEIVERS:

Miami Dolphins' Jarvis Landry two catches away from franchise record - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Amid a difficult season for the team, WR Jarvis Landry is breaking out. Sunday, he'll likely shatter the team mark for most receptions in a season.

DOLPHINS OFFENSIVE LINE:

AC In The AM: Nucleus Of OL Needs Time Together
Over the past 29 games spanning two seasons, the talented trifecta of tackles Branden Albert and Ja’Wuan James and center Mike Pouncey have only been on the field together at their strongest positions for five games.

DOLPHINS SECONDARY:

With Bobby McCain ailing, rookie cornerback Tony Lippett is ‘in the plans’ | Miami Herald
Bobby McCain was back at practice Thursday but it’s unclear if he will play Sunday against the Chargers. If not, it opens the door for another rookie cornerback — Tony Lippett — to finally get his shot.

DOLPHINS 2015 SEASON:

INJURY REPORT: Landry Misses Practice on Thursday
The wide receiver, who was limited Wednesday, was one of three changes on the Dolphins injury report.

Miami Dolphins players fighting for jobs in final weeks of season | FOX Sports
While the playoffs are off the table for the Miami Dolphins this season, players can still make an impression with their effort down the stretch.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 12/17/2015 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include Logan Thomas promoted off practice squad, reasons for 5-8 record pretty clear, and who is being mocked to the Dolphins by Todd McShay?

Rishard Matthews, Ja'Wuan James return to practice for Miami - Dolphins at Chargers initial injury report - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins saw the return from injury of some key players on Wednesday. Will they be able to play on Sunday?

Richie Incognito garnering Comeback Player of the Year consideration - The Phinsider
Could former Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito land the Comeback Player of the Year award?

Dolphins looking to re-sign Lamar Miller - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins want to keep running back Lamar Miller, according to reports. Miller is scheduled to be a free agent this offseason.