Here are the most interesting Miami Dolphins stories Friday from around the web:
Greg Cote of the Miami Herald predicts the Dolphins will make the playoffs.
Morning take: It will take nine or 10 wins for the Dolphins to make the postseason from the AFC. It’s possible, but Miami must get off to a fast start in the first five games, which won’t be easy.
Pete Prisco of CBSSports.com ranks the Dolphins No. 23 in his initial Power Rankings.
Morning take: Miami’s rankings range from the mid-teens to mid-20s. The Dolphins are going to have to earn respect on the field first.
Hal Habib of the Palm Beach Post writes Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes is preparing for picks.
Morning take: Grimes had a great training camp and quickly became Miami’s lead corner. As long as Grimes stays healthy, he should make an impact on the defense.
Omar Kelly of the Sun Sentinel takes an in-depth look at the Dolphins’ safety tandem of Reshad Jones and Chris Clemons.
Morning take: Miami finally has continuity at the safety position. The Dolphins re-signed both starting safeties to new contracts with the expectation that their chemistry together would boost their secondary.