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The Splash Zone 11/11/16: Dolphins Activate Earl Mitchell From Injured Reserve

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The Dolphins bolstered their defensive line by activating Earl Mitchell. Mitchell was placed on injured reserve with a calf injury that limited him in the preseason. The Dolphins haven't been that great against the run but with the addition of Mitchell the team should perform a little better. He is expected to play Sunday but not start.

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

Miami Dolphins bolster defensive line, activate Earl Mitchell from IR
Earl Mitchell was activated from injured reserve by the Dolphins, adding fresh legs to Miami's defensive line.

Adam Gase

Miami Dolphins: Adam Gase’s post-practice updates | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins are about to board a plane for a week and a half in California, with games against the Chargers and Rams. Here's what coach Adam Gase had to say before departure: The receiving corps is a concern. Jarvis Landry (shoulder) and Kenny Stills (calf) were held out of practice.

AC In The AM: A Strong First Eight Games For Adam Gase
The first-year head coach has had some defining moments so far this season and most of his decisions have had positive results

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Dolphins love "game-manager" Tannehill because he wins | Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has a history of being much more effective when he’s not throwing the ball too often and although that suggests he’s a game manager, he and the Dolphins are fine with that because it fits the team’s new personality — and it works.

Tannehill's role during winning streak resembles that of Kansas City's Alex Smith | Analysis - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill has been low-key, similar to Kansas City QB Alex Smith, during this three-game winning streak

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Jarvis Landry says that he and Adam Gase are ‘kind of the same person’ | Dolphins Wire
Jarvis Landry appreciates and identifies with his head coach's passion for the game.

Miami Dolphins WR Kenny Stills supports NFLPA medical marijuana research | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills said he supports the NFL Players Association's decision to actively study the use of medical marijuana for pain as an alternative to opioids such as Oxycodone.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Kelly: Dolphins' Branden Albert flourishing in final stage of his career | Commentary - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert says he's rejuvenated by team's success and by playing next to rookie Laremy Tunsil.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Hyde: Feeling gloomy? Watch Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake | Commentary - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins' Cameron Wake is an inspiring story as the defensive end continues to get to the quarterback.

Dolphins Secondary

Lafayette Pitts intrigues Miami Dolphins as CB prospect | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — The Miami Dolphins have promoted to the active roster a cornerback who once committed to play for Dave Wannstedt at Pittsburgh and grew up a fan of Darrelle Revis. After nine weeks on the practice squad, rookie Lafayette Pitts is getting his chance. "It's exciting," Pitts said.

Dolphins at Chargers

Update on status of Chris Culliver, Kenny Stills and Dion Sims prior to Miami Dolphins game at San Diego Chargers | Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins cornerback Chris Culliver, practicing to make his return from a major knee injury, is apparently still not ready to make his 2016 debut for the team.

Dolphins must win these matchups vs. Chargers - CBSSports.com
The Miami Dolphins are riding a three-game winning streak as they face the first of three, rather winnable, games against California teams. First up is the San Diego

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

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Jets at Dolphins film review: Tannehill to Jones for failed first-down conversion - The Phinsider
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NFL Week 10 schedule: Dolphins fans rooting guide - The Phinsider
The NFL’s Week 10 schedule starts tonight with an AFC North contest. Each week, we take a look at the NFL’s slate of games, trying to find what results best help the Miami Dolphins in the...

Jay Ajayi looks to continue impressive season - The Phinsider
When Jay Ajayi found out that he would be a healthy scratch against the Seattle Seahawks, the running back was not pleased to say the least. Ajayi thought coming into the year that he would be a...