Robert Baker and Adewale Ogunleye were the two guys who clearly stood out in the 14-10 preseason loss to the Tampa Bay Bucs, but they weren't the only ones who played well. And there also were a few players who didn't perform up to par.<P>

Here's a breakdown, and what it might mean in the long run.

Let's start with the guys who played well and helped their cause.

Quarterback Ray Lucas had a strong outing, completing 11 of 15 passes for 135 yards, with one touchdown and no interceptions. That was extremenly encouraging for the Dolphins. Lucas is not going to unseat Jay Fiedler as the starter, but this showed the Dolphins will be in good shape should anything happen to Fiedler.

We already have talked about Baker, but let's add that his performance might have gone a long way toward securing a spot on the roster because he's also been having a good camp.

On the flip side, rookie Sam Simmons had a very disappointing evening. He needs to shine as a kick returner to make the team and didn't deliver on either of his two opportunities. His only kickoff return was only good for 13, and he dropped a punt before recovering the loose ball and gained only 1 yard on the return.

Likewise, tight end Alonzo Mayes didn't do anything to help his cause. He dropped a pass in the fourth quarter and two plays later missed a block on a key third-and-1 that resulted in Leonard Henry being dropped for a 1-yard loss.

Speaking of Henry, he also didn't look that impressive, rushing for only 16 yards on 12 carries. Sure, the blocking had a lot to do with his paltry totals, but he didn't show much explosiveness running with the ball.

Travis Minor also didn't have a good night, dropping a short screen pass and coming up with a costly fumble at the Tampa Bay 1-yard line. Minor is too good not to make the team, but his spot at the top backup behind Ricky Williams could be in jeopardy if Robert Edwards (who sat out Monday night's game) has a strong preseason.

Defensive tackle Henry Taylor, who was very impressive in the scrimmage against Tennessee, had another good outing, coming up with a sack and delivering good pressure at other times. Taylor still is going to have a hard time making the team because the Dolphins have great depth at defensive tackle.

Rookie linebacker Justin Seaverns, who is trying to make the team as an undrafted free agent, missed a tackle in the second half but later came back to force a fumble with a big hit on Bucs running back Travis Stephens.

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