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Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:13:36 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Marcus Thigpen, RB Lamar Miller, WR Brian Hartline and WR Brandon Gibson worked as punt returners during organized team activities Monday, June 3.
Thu, 30 May 2013 11:58:04 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller has a leg up on the competition to start at running back in 2013 although Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin considers the competition wide open, and Daniel Thomas, Mike Gillislee, Jonas Gray and Marcus Thigpen also are all competing for the starting job.
Fantasy Tip: This is a battle that will likely play out through training camp and preseason games. Keep an eye on how the running backs are used in training camp and preseason. Also, Joe Philbin used a running back by committee approach in 2012, which hurt the value of all involved.
Tue, 28 May 2013 14:25:47 -0700
The Miami Dolphins are expected to have four players compete for the punt return job. WR Brian Hartline, CB Brent Grimes, RB Marcus Thigpen and WR Brandon Gibson all are likely to get the opportunity to win the job.
Wed, 22 May 2013 13:43:12 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Brian Hartline, WR Brandon Gibson and CB Brent Grimes worked as punt returners during organized team activities Tuesday, May 21. Head coach Joe Philbin did not rule out the possibility of RB Marcus Thigpen being the punt and kick returner this season.
Tue, 21 May 2013 20:47:20 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller worked predominantly with the first-team offense, but RBs Daniel Thomas, Mike Gillislee and Marcus Thigpen also saw carries Tuesday, May 21, in organized team activities (OTAs).
Tue, 21 May 2013 11:27:18 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Brian Hartline is getting a look at returning punts at organized team activities. Hartline has never returned punts and will compete with RB Marcus Thigpen. "Possibly, but in what situations, I couldn't tell you," Hartline said of potentially returning kicks. "But they [coaching staff] made a point to tell me to go and catch punts every day."
Sat, 18 May 2013 11:26:12 -0700
The Miami Dolphins will have auditions for their kick and punt returner jobs during offseason workouts and training camp, but RB Marcus Thigpen is expected to handle both roles.
Sun, 17 Mar 2013 09:45:41 -0700
Miami Dolphins RB Marcus Thigpen could receive a bigger role in the offense next season as a scat back and slot receiver on third downs.
Sat, 15 Dec 2012 11:34:04 -0800
Miami Dolphins WRs Rishard Matthews, Marlon Moore and Marcus Thigpen could receive more playing time in Week 15 because of the injury to WR Davone Bess (back).
Wed, 29 Aug 2012 23:04:13 -0700
Miami Dolphins RBs Steve Slaton and Marcus Thigpen are believed to be fighting for a roster spot. Slaton carried four times for 22 yards in the preseason finale against the Dallas Cowboys, while Thigpen had one carry for three yards and a seven-yard reception. Thigpen also had four kickoff returns for 24 yards.
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