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Dolphins Week In Review, 8/10- 8/16
By on August 17, 2014 at 5:05 pm

081714-WeekInreviewTraining camp has ended, and now the regular season is fast approaching for the Miami Dolphins after winning the second game of the preseason last night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. After last night’s 20-14 victory, the team now resumes a practice schedule more in line with what will occur during the regular season as they get ready for the “dress rehearsal” preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys coming up this Saturday at Sun Life Stadium. But before we move past this week, there was a lot to take in from the final week of camp, and Dolphins.com had wall to wall coverage of it.

For more on the past week with the Miami Dolphins, let’s take a look back and recap the week that was for the team from August 10th through August 17th:

Sunday, 8/10

Grimes Earns Team MVP Award

  • Cornerback Brent Grimes earned the team’s biggest award  as he was selected as the Dan Marino Most Valuable Player in 2013. (More…)

Lazor Looks For Sharpness In Offense

  • Offensive coordinator Bill Lazor spoke to reporters on Sunday to discuss the installation of the Dolphins new offense. (More…)

Monday, 8/11

Knowshon Moreno Working His Way Back

  • Free agent acquisition Knowshon Moreno looks closer and closer to getting his first game action of 2014. (More…)

Polian Breaks Down Tannehill

  • ESPN analyst Bill Polian stopped by The Finsiders studio to discuss Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill, and the outlook for the 2014 season in Miami. (More…)

Coyle Wants Crisp Tackling From Defense

Defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle spoke with reporters in his weekly press conference about the development of the Dolphins defense. (More…)

Tuesday, 8/12

Dolphins Sign Brady Quinn

  • Miami made a roster move on Tuesday, adding the former 1st round draft pick to compete for a roster spot at the quarterback position. (More…)
  • Quinn was excited to get his chance to prove himself with the Dolpins, after he thought he would’ve been with this team a long time ago. (More…)

AC In The AM

  • Finsiders columnist Andy Cohen got a chance to sit down with Dolphins offensive lineman Daryn Colledge. (More…)

Wednesday, 8/13

Dolphins And Coach Phiblin Accept The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

  • Coach Joe Philbin and the Miami Dolphins accept the New England Patriots challenge to donate to ALS research. (More…)

Dick Stockton Joins The Finsiders

  • Legendary broacaster Dick Stockton, who announces the Dolphins preseason games on WFOR-TV, spoke with The Finsiders on Wednesday. (More…)

Thursday, 8/14

Dolphins Alumni Respond To ALS Bucket Challenge

  • Answering a challenge from Head Coach Joe Philbin, Dolphins President/CEO Tom Garfinkel, General Manager Dennis Hickey and a group of former Dolphins players led by Hall of Famer Dan Marino got buckets of ice dumped on their head after practice Thursday. (More…)

Dolphins Hold Final Practice Of Training Camp

  • Alain Poupart profiled Miami’s seventh round draft choice this year in former Marist defensive end Terrence Fede. (More…)
  • John Congemi gave his observations from the totality of Dolphins Training Camp. (More…)
  • Dolphins cornerback Jamar Taylor sat down with Greg Likens of The Finsiders to discuss his training camp and Taylor’s second year in the league. (More…)

Friday, 8/15

Dolphins Kickoff Luncheon

  • The Dolphins Kickoff Luncheon was a chance for Dolphins players and coaches to mingle with fans in a relaxed setting. (More…)

Finsiders Talk Big Picture

  • NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport joins The Finsiders to discuss some of the insight that he gained from his trip to Davie this week as he spoke with Joe Philbin, Dennis Hickey and others within the Dolphins organization. (More…)
  • In an interview with The Finsiders, linebacker Jelani Jenkins was asked about how he plans to make an impact in year two of his NFL career. (More…)
  • In Andy Cohen’s latest columinst, The Finsiders columnist talked about how this preseason is all about growth. (More…)

Miami Makes Roster Move

  • The Miami Dolphins have signed kicker John Potter and waived kicker Danny Hrapmann, the team announced on Friday. (More…)

Saturday, 8/16

Dolphins vs. Bucs

  • Check out complete highlights of the Dolphins’ 20-14 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers right here. (More…)
  • See which players earned game balls from our game analysts from the 20-14 win against the Buccaneers. (More…)
  • Finsiders analyst John Congemi gave us three takeaways from the Dolphins’ victory on Saturday night. (More…)
  • Backup quarterback Matt Moore thrived in Miami’s win on Saturday. (More…)
  • Former Dolphins offensive lineman Keith Sims joined Greg Likens to break down all of the action from Miami’s 20-14 victory over the Bucs. (More…)

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