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Live blog here: Patriots at Dolphins

Welcome to the 2014 season.

So what's happening today? Let's start with this: I expect to see the Dolphins employ the 3-4 defense today. I've been hinting at it all week and today there is confirmation. The Dolphins will shift in and out of their 4-3 today.

So the team will show the Patriots multiple fronts on defense. Cam Wake and Olivier Vernon at OLB. Jared Odrick and Randy Starks at DE. Earl Mitchell at NT in the 3-4, at defensive tackle in the 4-3.

I like that.

In the nickel package, I expect Will Davis to get more playing time than Jamar Taylor, although both are expected to play.

We know that Phillip Wheeler is out today. Jason Trusnik will play in his place in the 4-3. We'll see what happens when the team shifts to the 3-4.

The inactives today:

OL Jason Fox, LB Jordan Tripp, LB Phillip Wheeler, OL Billy Turner, DL Terrence Fede, C Mike Pouncey and DT Bruce Gaston.

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