Dolphins to open 2014 preseason on road against Falcons, Bucs

Ryan Tannehill and the Dolphins will open their preseason on the road for the 27th time in frachise history.

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The Miami Dolphins will begin the 2014 preseason with road games at Atlanta and Tampa Bay, it was announced Wednesday.

After beginning its preseason on the road for the 27th time, Miami then will return to Sun Life Stadium to play Dallas and St. Louis.

Dates and times for all the preseason games will be announced at a later date.

The Dolphins and Cowboys will meet for the fourth consecutive preseason and for the first time in Miami since 2011. Dallas won last year’s meeting, 24-20 in the Hall of Fame game at Canton, Ohio.

Intrastate rivals Miami and Tampa Bay will play for the 14th consecutive year and for the 22nd time in 23 seasons.

St. Louis will visit Miami for the first time since 2006. It will be just the fourth time the Dolphins and Rams have met in the preseason.

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