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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 09/02/2015

Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including the Dolphins releases Pro Bowler Brandon Fields and opted to go with a promising rookie, Matt Darr.

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DOLPHINS QUARTERBACKS:

Under Joe Philbin’s criteria, Ryan Tannehill clearly trending upward | The Daily Dolphin
The nature of the position automatically means the spotlight, if not the microscope, is always going to focus on quarterback Ryan Tannehill. With the Falcons game over, the book is now closed on Tannehill’s preseason, and even his biggest critics might have a tough time complaining about Ry...

DOLPHINS RUNNING BACKS:

Miami Dolphins RB LaMichael James wants to go by LaMike | FOX Sports
If LaMichael James is to make the Miami Dolphins' final roster, he'll do it as LaMike.

DOLPHINS WIDE RECEIVERS:

Hazel Making Big Strides
Wide receiver is tied for second on the team with seven catches in the preseason, but more impressive is the fact he has a catch of at least 24 yards in each of the three games.

DOLPHINS DEFENSIVE LINE:

Miami Dolphins' Ndamukong Suh a top-5 player in NFLRank - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
The Miami Dolphins spent a whopping $114 million to land defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh this offseason. It turns out they paid to land a top-5 player.

Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake is No. 51 in 'NFL Rank' - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
ESPN.com rolled out its annual "NFL Rank" project on Tuesday, and Miami's Cameron Wake was rated at the No. 51 player overall.

DOLPHINS LINEBACKERS:

Miami Dolphins have tough decisions to make at linebacker - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
The Miami Dolphins have a logjam at linebacker, and the players that are on the cut line will get a chance to prove their worth on Thursday.

DOLPHINS SECONDARY:

AC In The AM: Safety Reshad Jones Certainly Believes
Now in his sixth season with a resume that shouts production, Jones looks around the NFL landscape and truly sees no better player at his position.

DOLPHINS SPECIAL TEAMS:

Dolphins release Brandon Fields; Matt Darr is the new punter | The Daily Dolphin
With all the talk of whether the Dolphins would keep kicker Caleb Sturgis, it was punter Brandon Fields who was released today. Fields, who made the Pro Bowl after the 2013 season, was the team's second-longest tenured player. He'll be replaced by Matt Darr, an undrafted rookie free agent.

Matt Darr on winning Miami Dolphins' punting job: 'It's incredible' - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
There was a rare changing of the guard at punter for the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday.

Darr Took The Long Road To The NFL
Rookie punter averaged a tremendous 50.3 yards per punt in the first three preseason games, with an equally impressive net average of 41.9.

DOLPHINS TRAINING CAMP:

NOTEBOOK: Tripp Back At Practice; Other Notes
Linebacker missed two weeks because of an ankle injury he sustained in the preseason opener against the Chicago Bears.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 09/01/2015 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include Andrew Franks gets shot with Dolphins, DeVante Parker limited in practice, and Mike Pouncey was able to practice on Monday.

Miami Dolphins position battle sees Jamil Douglas pulling ahead of Billy Turner at guard - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins may see a change to the starting lineup the have used most of the preseason. According to a report, the team may be leaning toward guard Jamil Douglas starting over Billy Turner.

Brandon Fields release by Dolphins leads to reactions, questions - The Phinsider
We take a look at the reactions to news that the Miami Dolphins have release Pro Bowl punter Brandon Fields.

NFL Power Rankings 2015: Dolphins rankings across the internet - The Phinsider
The 2015 NFL regular season is almost here. Let's take a tour around the internet with what people are saying about the Miami Dolphins.

Miami Dolphins cuts tracker 2015: Awaiting two more roster moves - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins currently have 77 players on their roster, with today's deadline for teams to be under 75 players looming. We keep up with the last two roster moves.

Miami Dolphins release Brandon Fields, Pro Bowl punter - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have released Pro Bowl punter Brandon Fields in a surprise cut.