Dolphins announce times, dates for 2014 preseason schedule

The Miami Dolphins announced dates and times for their 2014 preseason games on Tuesday night.

The Miami Dolphins announced dates and times for their 2014 preseason games on Tuesday night.

The Dolphins will begin the preseason with road games at Atlanta and Tampa Bay. They'll play the Falcons on Friday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m., and the Buccaneers on Saturday, Aug. 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Miami will return home to finish the preseason against Dallas and St. Louis at Sun Life Stadium. The Fins will play the Cowboys on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m., and the Rams on Thursday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m.

The Dolphins will open the 2014 regular season Sept. 7 against the New England Patriots at Sun Life Stadium. KIckoff will be 1 p.m.

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