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3 Concerning Miami Dolphins position groups as preseason ends tonight

Miami Dolphins cornerback Byron Maxwell is called for pass interference on former New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall at Hard Rock Stadium. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

We can’t say tonight’s game at Minnesota will be worth tuning in for.

But if you are a diehard Dolphins fan, it may be interesting to see the likely second- and third-stringers competing against similar competition in what should be a glorified scrimmage.

Shall there be no more injuries.

And shall the regular-season kickoff get here quickly.

That said, it would be nice if the Dolphins saw some positive results from these three positions of concern:

Cornerback

While there are many Dolphins starters who clearly won’t play a snap tonight, it will be interesting to see how many snaps projected starter Byron Maxwell and third corner Alterraun Verner play. Because Miami opens against Tampa Bay, it would seem Miami would want to match Maxwell against Mike Evans in the opener. But Maxwell really struggled in practice and in the preseason game against Philadelphia and Verner suddenly emerged as a viable candidate to start. Maxwell has had trouble with speed. Verner has a tendency to stay closer to receivers. Tonight should also be an good opportunity for rookie …read more

Source:: Palm Beach Post