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The Splash Zone 11/15/16: Taking A Look At How Much Ryan Tannehill Has Improved

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.

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I'm still on cloud nine after that win. I have never seen a Miami Dolphins team put together a game like that. Our game manager quarterback put together one of his best games ever and has been showing signs of improvement. Ryan Tannehill may have silenced some critics this week but now he has to start performing on a consistent basis.

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

Miami Dolphins' Tannehill reaching new heights; check out these numbers | Miami Herald
One of Adam Gase’s missions, beyond transforming this into a winning organization, was making Ryan Tannehill a better quarterback. And in barely more than half a season, Gase already has done it, with Tannehill obviously also deserving a large share of the credit.

Dolphins at Chargers

Miami Dolphins: 5 conclusions from snaps played | The Daily Dolphin
SAN DIEGO — Miami has won four consecutive games for the first time since 2008. Many of the choices coach Adam Gase, offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen and defensive coordinator Vance Joseph have made since a 1-4 start have paid great dividends. Sunday was no different.

Anatomy Of A Pick-Six Play
Dolphins players share their viewpoints on the game-winning interception return.

NOTEBOOK: Slowing Gordon Was A Key To Victory; Other Notes
The Dolphins were able to slow down Melvin Gordon, a week after he burned the Tennessee Titans for 196 yards. They limited him to only 70 yards on 24 carries, a mediocre 2.9 average.

Three Takeaways From The Chargers Game
Dolphins analyst John Congemi shares his three takeaways from Miami’s game against the San Diego Chargers.

Grading the Miami Dolphins for their 31-24 victory the San Diego Chargers | The Daily Dolphin
Who needs overtime? The Dolphins were 1-4 a few light years ago. Now they're on a four-game winning streak thanks to a 31-24 victory in San Diego, a city that hasn't always been kind to them.

Stephen Ross

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross: My team is united and at peace | Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross believes his football team has found the right man in Adam Gase as head coach. And Ross sees the lack of conflict within his organization as a sign continued success is possible.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill shows courage, leadership, talent | The Daily Dolphin
SAN DIEGO — Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Branden Albert, who finished the game with a soft cast on a dislocated left wrist, sauntered over to quarterback Ryan Tannehill in the locker room after the game. "You've got some big — ," Albert said.

Tannehill On The Mark Against Chargers
Dolphins quarterback completed 17 of 24 passes for 240 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions for a 130.6 passer rating.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Healthy Parker Made Big Plays
Dolphins wide receiver finished with 103 receiving yards in the 31-24 Dolphins victory, his second 100-yard game of the season.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins: Major concern over LT Branden Albert's injury
Miami Dolphins: Major concern over LT Branden Albert's injury

Dolphins Defensive Line

Miami Dolphins DE Cam Wake: We play for Adam Gase, a guy’s guy | The Daily Dolphin
CARLSBAD, Calif. — Since joining the Miami Dolphins in 2009, defensive end Cameron Wake has had five different head coaches. Adam Gase is different. Speaking after Sunday's upset at San Diego, Wake laid out the top two reasons why: •GASE COACHES WITH ENTHUSIASM.

Andre Branch is the future of the Miami Dolphins defensive line
With aging players along the edges of the defensive line, Andre Branch could represent the future for the Miami Dolphins. The post Andre Branch is the future of the Miami Dolphins defensive line appeared first on Cover32.

Dolphins Linebackers

Miami Dolphins' Kiko Alonso trade with Eagles paying big dividends - AFC East- ESPN
The Dolphins' Kiko Alonso wasn't the centerpiece of an offseason trade with Philadelphia, but the middle linebacker played a leading role on Sunday.

Dolphins 2016 Season

AC In The AM: This Team Keeps Finding Answers
With Jay Ajayi held to under 100 yards, it was Ryan Tannehill and some big turnovers by the defense that proved the difference against San Diego.

Kiko Alonso, Ryan Tannehill's stock rising for Miami Dolphins - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
LB Kiko Alonso's first touchdown at any level came at a great time for the Dolphins, who have won four straight for the first time since 2008.

NFL cross-flexing Dolphins game to Fox | Miami Herald
A few years ago, the NFL began cross-flexing a few games a year from Fox to CBS and from CBS to Fox to balance out the schedules and to help the network carrying the double-header that day. The Miami Dolphins-at-Rams on Sunday will be one of those games, one of a half-dozen games that will cross-flexed this season.

Why Gase goes one game at a time; what Dolphins did when Jay Ajayi was held in check; how much starting agrees with Cam Wake; and how relevant is this team | Miami Herald
A look at why Adam Gase wants his team to think one game at a time; what the Dolphins did on offense when Jay Ajay was held in check and who stepped up; how much starting agrees with Cameron Wake; and what exactly does relevance mean for the Dolphins right now.

Miami Dolphins make themselves at home in Southern California | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins packed up and headed west last week and with two NFL games in Southern California on consecutive weekends, are staying put. After beating the San Diego Chargers on Sunday, the suddenly red-hot Dolphins would like to come home with a pair of wins. Miami visits the Los Angeles Rams next.

NFL playoff picture standings: Miami Dolphins over .500, in range | The Daily Dolphin
SAN DIEGO--It's time to get serious about the Dolphins making a playoff push. They're on their first four-game winning streak since 2008, they're over .500 for the first time in nearly two years and they're coming off a solid win at the Chargers.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 11/14/16: Dolphins Defeat Chargers To Extend Win Streak To Four - 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.

Fins Beat Bolts, Despite Refs Being Dolts - The Phinsider
Miami Prevails In Sloppy Game, Throttles San Diego At Qualcomm Stadium

Branden Albert injury: Tackle finished game after dislocating wrist - The Phinsider

NFL Playoff picture - Week 10: Dolphins back in AFC East division hunt - The Phinsider
Could the Miami Dolphins actually threaten the New England Patriots atop the AFC East?

Dolphins beat Chargers to move over .500: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - The Phinsider
There was a whole lot of good on Sunday.

Jake Long tears Achilles at end of Vikings game against Redskins - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins used their first-overall draft choice in 2008 on Michigan left tackle Jake Long, installing him as the cornerstone of an offensive line that should have dominated for a decade....