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PREGAME NOTES: Tannehill Among Dolphins Captains

Posted Aug 8, 2014

Dolphins quarterback joins Denney, Starks and Grimes as captains.

The Dolphins’ captains for tonight’s game will be quarterback Ryan Tannehill, long-snapper John Denney, defensive tackle Randy Starks and cornerback Brent Grimes, who spent his first six seasons in the NFL with the Falcons and is playing at the Georgia Dome for the first time since signing with Miami in March 2013.

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The Dolphins will be wearing all-white uniforms on Friday night, while Atlanta will be wearing white pants with red jerseys.

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The list of Dolphins players not expected to play against Atlanta, based on practice participation, includes quarterback Matt Moore, quarterback Pat Devlin, wide receiver Mike Wallace, tight end Charles Clay, tight end Michael Egnew and tight end Gator Hoskins.

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The list of Atlanta players not in action tonight includes wide receiver Julio Jones and running back Steven Jackson.

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The game figures to be heavily featured on next week’s episode of “Hard Knocks” Training Camp with the Atlanta Falcons.”