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The Splash Zone 10/29/16: As Dolphins Win, Outlook On Ryan Tannehill Rises

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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

The spotlight for the past two weeks has been on the stellar performance of running back Jay Ajayi. Meanwhile Ryan Tannehill is coming off two of his most efficient games this season and has been an after thought, which is not a bad thing considering all the abuse he takes from this fanbase. Suddenly there is no hate surrounding the quarterback. Tannehill has taken a backseat thanks to his teammates and it makes him a winner.

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

Miami Dolphins: Suddenly Ryan Tannehill kind of QB you can love | www.mypalmbeachpost.com
Last year the Miami Dolphins fired their head coach during the bye week.

Dolphins Running Backs

Jay Ajayi surpasses Cameron Wake in Miami Dolphins popularity poll | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi may not have an endorsement deal in his native England yet, but his popularity among fans who use Twitter has skyrocketed in the past two weeks.

Dolphins Secondary

NFL fines Dolphins' Maxwell a $9,115 for taunting the Bills | Miami Herald
The NFL did indeed fine Jarvis Landry more than $24,000 for his crack-back block on Aaron Williams. But Byron Maxwell didn’t get away unscathed, either. He was fined for taunting.

Dolphins Special Teams

Why the Miami Dolphins named a long snapper captain | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — When the Miami Dolphins lost safety Reshad Jones for the season with a shoulder injury, the team had a vacancy at captain. First-year coach Adam Gase didn't flinch in naming Jones' replacement — long-snapper John Denney.

Dolphins 2016 Season

Hall of Famer Larry Csonka embraces the Miami Dolphins retro power-running offense | Miami Herald
Former Miami Dolphins battering ram running back Larry Csonka just got an up-close look at the team's new power running attack. That reminded him of past success and suggested to Csonka this team could be en route to future success.

Jarvis Landry, Ryan Tannehill tops in merchandise among Miami Dolphins | The Daily Dolphin
Jay Ajayi might be the hottest Dolphin, but he still takes a back seat to Jarvis Landry and Ryan Tannehill. Says who? Says the NFL Players Association, which just released its list of top sellers of officially licensed merchandise.

Dan Campbell would be proud of the Miami Dolphins (Sort of…)
Finally looking like the team we all hoped they were, is this string of wins another flash in the pan or a sign of things to come? The post Dan Campbell would be proud of the Miami Dolphins (Sort of…) appeared first on Cover32.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 10/28/16: Adam Gase Is The Coach Miami Has Needed - 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

The Throw That Was - The Phinsider
Sometimes, all it takes to turn a game, or a season around, is one big time throw from your quarterback.

Jay Ajayi named FedEx Offensive player of the Week - The Phinsider
For the second straIght week, Jay Ajayi ran for over 200 yards. For the second straight week, the Miami Dolphins running back was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week. And, now, for the...

Adam Gase talks John Denney’s promotion to captain - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins replaced the injured Reshad Jones with the team’s long snapper as a captain.