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Dan Campbell to alter Dolphins practices after Ryan Tannehill incident

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After returning from London with a 1-3 record, the Miami Dolphins wasted little time in firing Joe Philbin as the head coach on Monday.

Straight to work

And, judging by one report today, it looks like the man who has taken over as interim boss, former TE coach Dan Campbell, has wasted little time in making changes.

After reports yesterday revealed an unhealthy atmosphere during Miami practice - Ryan Tannehill singled out for his treatment of practice squad members - Fox Sports has revealed Campbell has already set about addressing the issue.


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According to Alex Marvez, Campbell will be implementing changes during Dolphins practice from here on in, a decision that has apparently been motivated by his quarterback's actions.

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Culture change

The incident in question saw Tannehill reportedly berate practice squad players after growing frustrated having been picked off on numerous occasions during a walk-through session last week - something that isn't common in the NFL.

With Philbin supposedly having told practice squad members to "take it easy" on Tannehill in the aftermath, it will be interesting to see how Campbell moves forward.

Will he appease the under-pressure Tannehill or is he ready to take a tougher approach with the young QB?

Tough times ahead

A tougher approach all round is what is required for a Dolphins squad that, despite seemingly having plenty of talent, have failed to deliver so far in 2015.

The expensively assembled defense has struggled either to stop the run game or pressure opposing quarterbacks. Meanwhile, the offense, led by Tannehill, has been toothless through the first four weeks of the campaign.

Whether Campbell's promises to change things up will bare fruit on the gridiron remains to be seen, but Miami fans will at least be pleased to see he is tackling the issues head on.

Dolphins fans: What has gone wrong at your team this year? Have your say in the comments below...

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