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By on September 30, 2014 at 9:13 pm

On Tuesday, the Dolphins players hit the practice field in Davie for the first time since returning from London after Sunday’s 38-14 victory against the Raiders. The day was highlighted by the 2014 team photo and the return of safety Reshad Jones to the team.  The squad conducted what Coach Philbin described as a “good, crisp short practice” before the coach, Ryan Tannehill and others met with the media. The team returns to practice tomorrow morning, before players take the NFL-mandated four days off for the team’s bye week before resuming work on Monday.

In case you missed it, here’s a complete roundup of’s coverage of today’s events in Davie:


NOTEBOOK: Wallace Showing Muscle And Speed; Other Notes
Reshad Jones Happy To Be Back With Teammates
REPORTS: Dolphins Add LaMichael James, Emmanuel Dieke To Practice Squad
AC In The AM: Quick Hits On The London Trip
DOLPHINS DARKROOM: The Best Images From The London Trip
VIDEO: Philbin Discusses Roster During Bye Week
VIDEO: Tannehill Optimistic Heading Into Bye
VIDEO: All-Access: The 2014 Team Photo
VIDEO: Mike Wallace On The Finsiders On FOX Sports Florida
VIDEO: Reshad Jones Excited About His Return
VIDEO: Cam Wake On State Of Team
VIDEO: Delmas Discusses Return Of Reshad Jones
VIDEO: Lamar Miller Talks About Run Game
VIDEO: Odrick Recaps London Experience
AUDIO: Dick Stockton Talks Dolphins, Patriots & More
AUDIO: Finsiders Show, 9/30, Team Coverage

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By on September 30, 2014 at 6:37 pm

The Miami Dolphins backfield has expanded since the beginning of the season, as the team added Daniel Thomas after Knowshon Moreno‘s injury in week 2. The Dolphins continue to add more talent and depth at the position.

According to multiple media reports, former San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James has signed with the Dolphins on their practice squad.

More details on Dolphins signing LaMichael James to practice squad and Dolphins and Hurricanes notes:

— Barry Jackson (@flasportsbuzz) September 30, 2014

Originally a second-round selection out of Oregon in 2012, James, 24, spent the first two years of his career with the 49ers before he was released after Week 1 of the 2014 season. Through his career, James has 184 yards rushing on 41 carries, and has also recorded 738 yards as a kick returner including a long of 62 yards in 2012.…

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By on September 28, 2014 at 6:20 pm

Miami got back on the winning track in London today, defeating the Oakland Raiders by the score of 38-14. Dominant play on both sides of the ball contributed to the victory overseas. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill led the charge with a big game in front of 83,436 fans at legendary Wembley Stadium. He threw for  278 yards and two touchdowns, completing 23 of 31 passing attempts. Lamar Miller led a fierce Dolphins ground game, running the ball 12 times for 64 yards and two touchdowns. Wide receiver Mike Wallace caught his third touchdown of the season, while Brian Hartline led the Dolphins in receiving with six catches for 74 yards.

The Dolphins offense wasn’t the only side of the ball running on all cylinders though, as the defense created headaches for Oakland all day.…

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By on September 28, 2014 at 6:11 pm

The Miami Dolphins responded to the adversity of the past two weeks in emphatic fashion today, as the team posted  a 38-14 rout of the Oakland Raiders at Wembley Stadium. If the Dolphins are going to have a successful season, they needed to take advantage of a winless Raider team the way they did, and multipleDolphins players responded to that challenge. Notably, quarterback Ryan Tannehill not only responded to the Raiders on the field, but answered many questions about the type of player he could be.

Miami now moves to 2-2 on the year entering their bye week, providing a fresh boost entering the second quarter of the season.

Here’s what stood out during the Dolphins’ dominant performance in London:


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By on September 28, 2014 at 5:48 am

Here’s the rundown of coverage for today’s Week 4 matchup between the Dolphins and Raiders.  Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. from London’s Wembley Stadium.

10:30 a.m.:  Finsiders Final Drive

Watch on WBFS (My TV 33) in South Florida

Host Greg Likens takes you through some of the best Dolphins conversation of the week.

11:00 a.m.:  The Coach Philbin Show

Watch on CBS-4 in South Florida and listen on BIG 105.9, 940-WINZ, and the entire Miami Dolphins Radio Network 

Coach Joe Philbin previews the game with host Kim Bokamper.

11:30 a.m.:  Dolphins Weekly Live

Watch on CBS-4 in South Florida and listen on BIG 105.9, 940-WINZ, and the entire Miami Dolphins Radio Network

Host Jim Berry previews the game with analysis from John Congemi as well as Kim Bokamper from Wembley Stadium.…

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By on September 27, 2014 at 1:51 pm

It’s been a whirlwind of a week for the Miami Dolphins. The team jetted across the Atlantic on Thursday to take part in the first of three games in London, England as part of the NFL’s International series. On Sunday, the Dolphins meet the Raiders at historic Wembley Stadium, in front of 80,000-plus fans, looking to get a win and get to .500 on the season before the team’s bye in Week 5.

Before Sunday’s game, let’s take a look at the week that was with the Dolphins as the team prepares for this Sunday’s game against Oakland in London:

Monday, 9/22

The Coach Philbin Show

  • During his weekly show with The Finsiders, Dolphins Head Coach Joe Philbin discussed some of the important elements from Sunday’s Dolphins-Chiefs game.
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By on September 27, 2014 at 6:54 am

The answer to breaking Miami’s two-game losing streak may lie outside of the country, as the team travels to London this week as part of the NFL’s international series to face the Oakland Raiders this Sunday. While the team and players look forward to the experience of playing a game outside of the United States, it is still business trip on all accounts.

Take a look at what’s being said around Miami’s locker room in anticipation of this week’s game against Oakland:

Joe Philbin

On how he would describe the mood of the team this week: “I think the practices have been good. The guys are ready to go. They’ve been focused. Meetings have been good. I think our preparation so far has been excellent.…

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By on September 25, 2014 at 7:29 pm

The Miami Dolphins finally embarked on their trip across the Atlantic today, as the team left for London early this evening for this Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders. Before they departed, Coach Philbin had his final press conference of the week, talking about what he expects from Miami’s business trip overseas. The team will arrive tomorrow morning in England, before getting in an afternoon practice on Friday in anticipation of this weekend’s contest.

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By on September 25, 2014 at 11:48 am

In an interview with The Finsiders, Jared Odrick talked about the importance of this week’s matchup against the Raiders in London, as well as the approach the team is taking with this game.

“We’re a football team with so much talent,” said Odrick, who already has a sack and forced fumble on the year. “For it to be utilized is our jobs and the coaches’ jobs. We just have to keep plugging away, and we have to know what we’re doing is quality work, and we’re getting quality reps. We approach each game as though if its our last. It’s that type of mindset and that type of approach that’s going to help you win football games.”

This game holds a little extra weight according to Odrick as well, thanks to Oakland being a conference opponent.…

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By on September 24, 2014 at 6:34 pm

On Wednesday, the Miami Dolphins continued their preparation for Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders at Wembley Stadium in London. Ryan Tannehill, as well as Coach Joe Philbin, were asked questions regarding the starting quarterback situation and how the team plans to respond after Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs. The Dolphins will wrap up the week of practices in Davie tomorrow before heading overseas in attempt to win their second game of the season. Also, the first injury report of the week was issued for both teams.

In case you missed anything, here’s a complete look at a busy Wednesday in Davie at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility:


INJURY REPORT: Dolphins-Raiders Wednesday Injury Updates
NOTEBOOK: Tannehill Working To Get Offense Going Against Raiders; Other Notes
Philbin Proud To Represent The League In London
Fins Fan Gigapan: Dolphins vs Chiefs
AC In The AM: Opening The Mailbag
VIDEO: Philbin Discusses Roster And Trip To London
VIDEO:  Tannehill Speaks To Reporters
VIDEO: All-Access: Branden Albert Mic’d Up
VIDEO: Matt Moore Meets With Media
VIDEO: Rooms To Go Makeover
AUDIO: Finsiders Show, 9/24, Team Coverage
AUDIO: Dick Stockton Analyzes The Dolphins & Previews Week 4
AUDIO: Behind-Enemy-Lines: Raiders Legend Mike Haynes
AUDIO: Behind Enemy Lines- Khalil Mack
AUDIO: Behind Enemy Lines- Dennis Allen

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