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The Splash Zone 10/19/16: Dolphins Holding Their Breath On Reshad Jones Injury

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The Miami Dolphins and Reshad Jones are waiting on a second opinion to see how bad Jones' injury is. Reports came out Monday evening that the star safety suffered a torn rotator cuff. The reports also stated that this injury would force Jones to miss the rest of the season which will be a big blow to the defense. Jones cannot be replaced. He is the best safety in the NFL and that's not me being a homer, that's the truth. We can only hope that the injury isn't as severe as everyone believes it is.

You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day's round-up below.

Dolphins holding their breath on Reshad Jones shoulder injury | Miami Dolphins In Depth
Reshad Jones has been diagnosed with a torn rotator cuff that would cost him the rest of the 2016 season but the Dolphins are at this hour waiting on a second opinion to see if their worst fears are warranted....

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill challenges team after victory | Miami Herald
It is faulty to judge any football team by the best or worst it has looked. It is far better to gauge a team by what it shows you consistently, reliably, week in week out. That's the challenge for the Dolphins, and the Hurricanes, too. As good as the Fins looked in beating Pittsburgh – let them now beat the Bills and Jets now, and then we'll talk.

Dolphins Running Backs

Ajayi Nominated For Weekly NFL Award
The running back is one of three nominees for the FedEx Ground Player of the Week.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS: Ajayi's 200-Yard Game
Ajayi produced the first 200-yard rushing performance in the NFL this season.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Miami Dolphins’ Jarvis Landry and the NFL’s 10 best slot receivers | The Daily Dolphin
The position of slot receiver requires not only a considerable amount of pass-catching ability and production, but also a ton of durability. And with Miami Dolphins wideout Jarvis Landry among the league leaders in receptions, we decided to take a look at him and nine other superstars (listed...

Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins: Reshad Jones climbing toward franchise’s all-time best | Dave's Digital Domain
What would the Miami Dolphins lose if Reshad Jones has a torn rotator cuff or some other injury serious enough to cost him the season, a possibility reported by the NFL Network on Monday afternoon? Measure it this way.

Miami Dolphins' defense could unravel without Reshad Jones - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Losing Reshad Jones, who suffered a shoulder injury on Sunday, would be a key blow to the Dolphins, who rely on the safety for his steady tackling.

What Reshad Jones injury means to Miami Dolphins | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — This was a few days after the Browns game, when Reshad Jones had made all the kinds of plays Reshad Jones makes, notably finishing with 10 tackles, including nine solo, and a half-sack. It was a lackluster, miserable overtime game, a game the Dolphins should have lost.

Chris Culliver will practice this week, Dion Jordan won’t | ProFootballTalk
Week Six of the 2016 season has come to an end, which means that players on the physically unable to perform and non-football injury lists are now eligible to begin practicing and/or playing with their teams.

Byron Maxwell hopes excellent Steelers game is the beginning of his turn-around | Miami Herald
It’s too early to say if Dolphins cornerback Byron Maxwell has turned around his season. But his standout performance against the Steelers was certainly a good first step.

Dolphins 2016 Season

The tape don’t lie: Pittsburgh Steelers at Miami Dolphins, a review | The Daily Dolphin
I heard a Miami Dolphins player say he watched this Steelers tape three times in its entirety, and I don't blame him one bit. This was Miami's best game of the year, biggest upset of the year and most complete victory (OK, there have only been two) of the season.

Miami Dolphins gain a little respect in NFL Power Rankings - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Miami jumped two spots to No. 27 and got out of the bottom five for the first time in several weeks after its win over the Steelers.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 10/18/16: Jay Ajayi Believes The Team Has Found Their Workhorse Back - The Phinsider
Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

Reshad Jones looking for second opinion on shoulder injury - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones is seeking a second opinion on his possible rotator cuff tear.

Week 6: Miami Dolphins Stock Watch - The Phinsider
Just when fans thought the season was lost the Miami Dolphins completed, what was thought to be, mission impossible by defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers at home. Let’s check out whose stocks are up…and down…

Miami Dolphins Item of the Week - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins Item of the Week