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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 08/12/2015

Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including news and notes from the Dolphins practice #10 of training camp.

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DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS:

Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill makes preseason MVP list | The Daily Dolphin
Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is getting a lot of buzz this offseason, and the betting world has noticed. Bovada, an online sports book, has Tannehill at 40-1 odds to win NFL MVP. He's tied with Joe Flacco, Matt Forte, Eli Manning, Matt Ryan and Matthew Stafford.

DOLPHINS WIDE RECEIVERS:

Miami Dolphins WR Preston hopes this time, he can Just Do It | www.palmbeachpost.com
Plenty of Dolphins have shoe contracts.

Chad Ochocinco Johnson likes Miami Dolphins receivers | The Daily Dolphin
Sort-of-former Dolphins receiver Chad Johnson, a.k.a. Ochocinco, has a lot of respect for the Dolphins revamped receiving corps. Johnson, who was discussing the league's best receivers Monday night on Twitter, gave props to Miami. https://twitter.

DOLPHINS TIGHT ENDS:

AC In The AM: Dolphins Looking Strong At Tight End
Cameron and Sims give this offense a nice dimension, two players with different skill sets, yet two very effective players.

DOLPHINS OFFENSIVE LINE:

Dolphins guard Dallas Thomas has plenty on line in preseason opener - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
The Miami Dolphins have major questions at guard and one player in the center of it all is third-year offensive lineman Dallas Thomas.

There Is One "Big Mike" But Plenty Of Other Nicknames
Pouncey and Preston share a common nickname, while other prominent Dolphins players have been given new nicknames this training camp.

James Standing Tall In Sophomore Season
Tackle started every game as a rookie in 2014, including making the difficult switch from right tackle to left tackle in early November.

DOLPHINS LINEBACKERS:

Dolphins linebacker Chris McCain sheds bad reputation, looks forward to increased role | Miami Herald
After his quiet rookie season, the Dolphins see a big role for the versatile defender. He’s currently atop the team’s depth chart at strong-side linebacker.

DOLPHINS SECONDARY:

Thomas Hoping To Make A Quick Impression
Safety joined the Dolphins on Monday after being released by the Washington Redskins five days earlier.

Dolphins ‘slot’ cornerback Brice McCain battling Jamar Taylor for starting job | Miami Herald
When the Dolphins signed Brice McCain in March, Joe Philbin made clear that the Dolphins viewed him as a slot cornerback. Five months later, McCain is immersed in a close battle with Jamar Taylor for the starting cornerback job opposite Brent Grimes.

DOLPHINS TRAINING CAMP:

Miami Dolphins training camp: Comic relief after fists fly | The Daily Dolphin
Tuesday was a day of extremes at Dolphins training camp, where cornerback Jamar Taylor began slugging it out with receiver Rishard Matthews. But the workout ended with much-needed comic relief as rookie defensive tackle Jordan Phillips cleanly fielded a punt as the entire team egged him on.

Rishard Matthews, Jamar Taylor fight in practice but no hard feelings afterward - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
The Miami Dolphins had a quiet start to training camp when it comes to fighting. However, things have picked up in the past two days.

NOTEBOOK: Dallas Thomas Sees Action At Left Tackle In Practice; Other Notes
The veteran who started four games at guard and five at right tackle in 2014, lined up at left tackle for a few reps on Tuesday.

DOLPHINS 2015 SEASON:

5 NFL Preseason Power Rankings — Where The Miami Dolphins Stand " CBS Miami
The Miami Dolphins -- at least on paper -- appear to be in decent position to at least push the New England Patriots for AFC East supremacy. Their defensive line is ferocious, headlined by the guard-shredding Ndamukong Suh and Cameron Wake.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 08/11/2015 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include notes from Dolphins practice #9, Ryan Tannehill's deep ball improving, and the Dolphins offensive line woes still persist.

Dolphins training camp 2015: Practice 10 Twitter updates - The Phinsider
The tenth public practice of the Miami Dolphins' 2015 training camp and the last workout for the team before their first Preseason contest on Thursday.

Dolphins add Demitrius Bronson, Phillip Thomas; Waive Shamiel Gary, Tyler McDonald - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have made a series of roster moves.

90-in-90 Breaking Down the Miami Dolphins Roster: Tim Semisch - The Phinsider
Breaking down the Miami Dolphins' 90-man roster over 90 days. Today, we look at tight end Tim Semisch.

Dolphins training camp practice recap: Jordan Phillips, punt returner? - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins' Tuesday training camp practice is over. We recap the action.

Geno Smith punched in jaw, out 6-10 weeks - The Phinsider
The New York Jets had, well, a New York Jets type of day with the news that quarterback Geno Smith broke his jaw when he was sucker punched in the locker room.