Because the third preseason game is a dry run for the regular season, the team is spending plenty of time trying to simulate what the Falcons could run on Friday night.
In case you missed it, here’s a complete roundup of Dolphins.com’s coverage of Tuesday’s practice.
The unpadded practice was the coaching staff’s final opportunity to evaluate players before seeing them in a game-like environment for the first time.
In case you missed it, here’s a complete roundup of Dolphins.com’s coverage of the seventh day of training camp practices:
- Day 8 Notebook: Lighter Practice Concludes Week 1; Other Notes
- Dolphins Players and Coaches Geared Up for First Live Scrimmage
- Wilson Confident with Off-Season Position Switch
- Andy Cohen: Some Exciting Possibilities for Reggie Bush
- VIDEO: Joe Philbin Press Conference Part 1, 8/3/12
- VIDEO: Joe Philbin Press Conference Part 2, 8/3/12
- VIDEO: Reggie Bush Media Availability
- VIDEO: Richard Marshall Media Availability
- VIDEO: Vontae Davis Media Availability
- VIDEO: Jimmy Wilson Media Availability
- VIDEO: Michael Egnew Media Availability
- VIDEO: Richie Incognito Previews Saturday’s Scrimmage
- VIDEO: Jeff Fuller Media Availability
- VIDEO: Finsiders TV, 8/3/12
- VIDEO: Sean Smith Speaks with the Fans
- VIDEO: 1-on-1 with Koa Misi
- VIDEO: Reshad Jones Joins The Finsiders
- AUDIO: Dolphins Practice Report with John Congemi
But to take advantage of his overwhelming physicality, Joe Philbin and Kevin Coyle have permanently shifted Wilson inside to safety.
Wilson joined The Finsiders to talk about the position switch and his on-field development during his first true NFL offseason.
First-time Head Coach Joe Philbin has definitely changed the way this team moves on the practice field and most noticeable difference is the amount of team repetitions that have taken place.
All four days have been crisp for the most part with both sides of the football showing signs that this team doesn’t believe the national perception of having a middle of the road season!
In all honesty, probably too early.
But with Chad Ochocinco becoming available after the Patriots cut him yesterday, there has been a ton of discussion among fans and media about if he would be a fit or not here in his hometown.
I’m not going to try and answer that question today, but I do think it provides us with a good opportunity to look at the team’s wide receiving corps.