Here are the most interesting Miami Dolphins stories Friday from around the web:
Quarterback Ryan Tannehill must prove he can play with the big boys to get into the playoffs, according to the Sun Sentinel.
Morning take: Tannehill must beat Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tom Brady of the New England Patriots the next two weeks to position the Dolphins for the playoffs. We will know a lot more about Tannehill after this season.
Linebacker Dannell Ellerbe is settling into his role, according to the Miami Herald.
Morning take: Ellerbe signed with Miami to establish his identity as a leader of this defense. He’s played better in the second half of the season and is very aggressive.
Cornerback Brent Grimes has Pro Bowl potential, according to the team’s website.
Morning take: Grimes has been very efficient shutting down receivers. The Dolphins may need to win more games for Grimes to get recognition.
The Steelers are looking to come back from a 0-4 start, the Palm Beach Post writes.
Morning take: It feels like a long time ago that Miami was 3-0 and Pittsburgh was 0-3. The teams are only a game apart now, and a crucial head-to-head tiebreaker is at stake.