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  1. Already without starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill for the season, the Miami Dolphins were dealt another major blow to their playoff chances on Tuesday.The team announced that starting cornerback Tony Lippettt will miss the entire 2017 campaign due to a torn Achilles.“The Dolphins have taken another injury hit, with cornerback Tony Lippett out for the season because of a torn Achilles’ tendon,” the team announced, via it’s official website.Lippett, a third-year pro from Michigan State, started 13 games for the Dolphins as a sophomore last season. He recorded 68 tackles, 10 passes defended and four interceptions in a breakout performance for the team. More than that, Lippett played 75 percent of the Dolphins’ defensive snaps last season.With the youngster lost for the season, we can fully expect Miami to hit the free agent market for a potential replacement. Though, there’s not a single player on the market that can come in and contribute in a mannner the Dolphins expected from Lippett prior to hi
  2. A little over a week ago, Jay Cutler was preparing to spend the 2017 season in the broadcast booth. Now, the 34-year-old quarterback is ready to show football fans what he looks like in a Miami Dolphins uniform.On Tuesday, Dolphins head coach Adam Gase confirmed that Cutler will play in Thursday night’s preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens. Cutler took all of the first-team reps in Tuesday’s walkthrough practice, so appearing in a preseason game is the next logical step. Gase did not specify how long Cutler will play, but it probably won’t be much.Cutler’s 2016 season with the Chicago Bears was cut short when he needed shoulder surgery, but he was cleared in March and has reportedly gotten good news since. He would not have signed with the Dolphins if he was going to be a backup, so the plan is for him to start in Week 1. He appears to be right on track.
  3. Trey Griffey is keeping the dream alive.The son of Baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr., Trey will be signing with the Miami Dolphins, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports.Griffey is a wide receiver who played his college ball at Arizona. He was not drafted in June but he did sign with the Colts. He was waived a month later.Griffey had 1,241 receiving yards and six touchdowns during his college career.
  4. Kenny Stills was one of several players who took up Colin Kaepernick’s cause last season by kneeling during the national anthem, but the Miami Dolphins wide receiver is not planning to continue the protest in 2017.Stills and teammate Michael Thomas, who also took a knee during “The Star-Spangled Banner” last year, both remained on their feet when the song played before Sunday’s preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons. Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald asked Stills why he changed his approach.“I just felt like, we’re getting more attention for our protests than we were for the actual work we were doing,” he explained. “Now, we need to focus on action, and I feel like I’ve done a lot of that last year. I’ve done everything I can here in this community and I’ll continue to do that this year.”Stills, who won the Nat Moore Community Service Award in 2016, hosted a town hall meeting with Thomas, Arian Foster and Jelani Jenkins last year. He was also part of a ride-along with the Broward Sh
  5. New England has had a stranglehold on the division since Tom Brady took over as starting quarterback in 2001. The Patriots have only lost the division twice during the Brady era (2002 and 2008) and have an incredible 47-13 record against division opponents over the past decade.The path to a title in this division clearly runs through Gillette Stadium. And well, that spells bad news for the three teams stuck playing the Patriots twice a year. 1. New England Patriots Could this be the best all-around Patriots team since their undefeated 2007 regular season? History made at that level is nearly impossible to replicate, but from a talent standpoint Belichick and company have as much as anyone could ask for heading into 2017.Offseason moves added depth and versatility to the offense, especially at the running back position. Mike Gillislee and Rex Burkhead fill clear roles for the New England running game, which looks to recreate its efficiency without depending on another individual 18-touchdown campaign—a la Le