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Brandon Fields

Dolphins 'extremely confident' in rookie punter, kicker despite risky move

After the Dolphins decided to keep a rookie punter and a rookie kicker, Miami special teams coordinator Darren Rizzi said another NFL coach texted him: "If I see you on the top of a tall building, I'll know why."

Rizzi smiled as he told that story on Monday, knowing the Dolphins are hardly panicked about keeping NFL neophytes at kicker (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Andrew Franks) and punter (University of Tennessee rookie Matt Darr).

"I'm extremely confident in both guys," Rizzi said. "Neither has a rookie mentality. Both are more mature than that.

"The one thing you worry about a little bit with Franks is the...