8 Miami Dolphins Who Need To Step It Up or Face the Chopping Block

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8 Miami Dolphins Who Need To Step It Up or Face the Chopping Block
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We're now two weeks into the NFL preseason, and the Miami Dolphins roster is starting to materialize. The team currently has 83 players under contract, but 30 must be cut or relegated to the team's practice squad prior to the start of the regular season. 

After two preseason games, it's easy to get a sense of which players currently tinker on the roster bubble. Younger players who receive elongated or minimal playing time are often in danger of losing their jobs, but until the entire offseason is played out, it's impossible to definitively predict how Miami's roster will look come September 11.

However, the Dolphins won't hesitate to cut underachievers. Earlier this morning, they parted ways with running back Kory Sheets and replaced him with veteran cast-off Larry Johnson. 

Which players might soon follow in Sheets' footsteps if they don't improve their play?

Here's eight possibilities. 

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