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Some Dolphins are playing for their jobs on Thursday

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This week’s Thursday Night Football Game in Cincinnati features two teams with 1-2 records. Few are surprised the Miami Dolphins carry that record, but the Cincinnati Bengals have deeply disappointed their fans by losing their last two games. The Dolphins are extremely fortunate to have their one win. All the Cleveland Browns had to do last Sunday was kick a makeable field goal at the end of the game and Miami would be 0-3. Cincinnati split their first two games…

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New coach, 45 new players on roster as Dolphins again reboot

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With another new coach and another new playbook, it’s the same old Miami Dolphins. They begin training camp July 29 hitting the reset button yet again and hoping this season will somehow be different. Adam Gase, the NFL’s youngest head coach at 38, has installed a new offense with the help of new coordinator Clyde Christensen, and the defense has also been revamped under new coordinator Vance Joseph. There are also 45 newcomers on the roster for a franchise where…

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New lockers among the changes for Dolphins under Dan Campbell

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Miami Dolphins veteran receiver Greg Jennings arrived at work Monday to discover he had been assigned a different locker, which was fine with him. “I was just hoping I still had a locker,” Jennings said. A new coach has brought job insecurity and lots of change, from the locker room arrangement and practice routine to schemes and use of personnel. Interim coach Dan Campbell said he has sought advice from many associates and mentors since being promoted last week, and…

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Dolphins replace defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle with Lou Anarumo

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Kevin Coyle‘s replacement as the Miami Dolphins‘ defensive coordinator wasn’t ready to explain Thursday how he’s going fix what’s wrong. “I found out about an hour ago that I got this job,” Lou Anarumo said. “It’s a little bit early to say.” Don’t fault Anarumo if he felt a bit overwhelmed. He has lots of problems to address after being promoted from defensive backs coach when new interim coach Dan Campbell fired Coyle. The moves came after the Dolphins fired…

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Miami: One city, but a tale of two coaches

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If you are a football coach and your team plays its games at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium, these are not the best of days. To be blunt, neither Miami’s tradition-rich NFL team nor the iconic college program is satisfying their rooters. With apologies to Charles Dickens, Miami is one city presenting us with a tale of two coaches. With the Miami Hurricanes’ loss to the Cincinnati Bearcats on Thursday, the heat index will intensify under Coach Al Golden. Air traffic…

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