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Dolphins Week In Review, 6/16-6/20
By on June 21, 2014 at 10:28 am

062014-WeekInreviewIt was the final week of the offseason program for the Miami Dolphins, as the team went through their final paces.The team will now take a month off before training camp later this July. This past Tuesday through Thursday, the team had its mandatory minicamp. Minicamp featured two regular practices, and a third composed of a scrimmage between the team, as the Dolphins were split up into aqua and white team. It was a rousing way to close out the offseason program, with both the offense and defense putting on productive showings.

With that in mind, let’s take a look back and recap the week that was for the Dolphins:

Monday, 6/16

Dolphins Rookies, GM Dennis Hickey Meet Special Olympics Athletes

  • Accompanied by General Manager Dennis Hickey, Miami’s rookies met up with athletes from the Special Olympics at University School in Davie. (More…)

Duper Sees Promise In Miami Offense

  • In an interview with The Finsiders, former Dolphins wide receiver Mark Duper talked about the high standards he has for Miami’s new offense. (More…)

Odrick Now A Veteran On The Defensive Line

  • Alain Poupart of Dolphins.com did a feature on defensive tackle Jared Odrick, talking about his new role as a veteran presence on defense. (More…)

Tuesday, 6/17

Minicamp Day One

  • Finsiders Analyst John Congemi broke down the Dolphins’ first minicamp practice. (More…)
  • Finsiders Columnist Andy Cohen gave his quick takes about the team’s first minicamp practice, as well as the Sun Life Stadium modernization plan. (More…)
  • First round pick Ja’Wuan James joined The Finsiders in-studio to talk about his transition to the NFL. (More…)

Sun Life Stadium Modernization Plan Approved

  • Sun Life Stadium’s modernization plan was approved by the Miami-Dade County Commission. (More…)
  • Dolphins CEO Tom Garfinkel spoke on the Sun Life Stadium Modernization plan. (More…)
  • Former Dolphins defensive end Jason Taylor talked about the efforts to modernize Sun Life Stadium (More…)

Wednesday 6/18

Minicamp Day Two

  • Finsiders Analyst John Congemi gave his thoughts on the Dolphins’ second minicamp practice. (More…)
  • In an interview with Finsiders host Greg Likens, Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill spoke about his role as a leader on this team, and how Bill Lazor‘s offense fits his skill set well. (More…)
  • Cornerback Will Davis spoke to the South Florida media after practice, giving his thoughts on veteran cornerback Cortland Finnegan, and the little tricks he has taught Davis so far. (More…)

Sturgis Talks World Cup

  • Dolphins.com’s Alain Poupart caught up with placekicker Caleb Sturgis and talked to him about the 2014 FIFA World Cup. (More…)

Thursday, 6/19

Minicamp Day Three

  • Dolphins.com’s Alain Poupart chronicled the team’s spring game. (More…)
  • Defensive end Cameron Wake spoke to the media about the team’s minicamp. (More…)
  • Finsiders Analyst John Congemi gave his observations from the Dolphins’ scrimmage on Thursday. (More…)
  • Defensive end Olivier Vernon joined Finsiders host Greg Likens to talk about how he thinks the team is did during minicamp. (More…)

Ja’Wuan James Signs

  • The team signed first round pick OT Ja’Wuan James. (More…)

Friday, 6/20

Post-Minicamp Observations

  • Finsiders columnist Andy Cohen gives his take on the Dolphins 2014 minicamp. (More…)

Getting Time Off

  • With minicamp now over, it’s a time for the players to step away from football to spend time with family or do some traveling. (More…)

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