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The Splash Zone 11/16/16: Jared Goff To Start Against Dolphins On Sunday

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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The #1 overall pick will finally make his first start as an NFL player. The Rams and Jeff Fisher waited a long time to finally give the rookie a shot. Goff didn't have the greatest showing during the preseason but it's now or never. Goff will be making his debut against Ndamukong Suh, Cameron Wake, and a defense that is stepping up.

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

LA Rams rookie Jared Goff making first career start against Dolphins | The Daily Dolphin
CARLSBAD, Calif. — Los Angeles Rams rookie quarterback Jared Goff will make his NFL debut on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. ESPN first reported the Rams' decision to bench Case Keenum. Goff was the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft after starring at California.

Stephen Ross

Hyde: Steve Ross got his man in Adam Gase and now is reaping the benefits | Commentary - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross got his man in head coach Adam Gase and it's paying off.

Ross Expresses Confidence In Team, Gase
Dolphins owner feeling good about the direction the team is heading and more importantly feeling good about the decision to hire Adam Gase as head coach.

Dolphins Running Backs

The big play: Perfect play call gets Damien Williams a TD catch | The Daily Dolphin
CARLSBAD, Calif.--The Dolphins caught plenty of breaks in their win over San Diego, but this wasn't one of them. This was pure skill by Ryan Tannehill and Damien Williams, and brilliant play calling by Adam Gase.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Miami Dolphins WR DeVante Parker coming on at right time - NFL Nation- ESPN
Miami needed an X-factor to step up offensively, and DeVante Parker did just that on Sunday, leading the Dolphins in receiving.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins LT Branden Albert: ‘I want to have a Hall of Fame-type career’ | The Daily Dolphin
It comes out about as often as a supermoon. Catch Branden Albert in the right mood, in the right company, and you’ll hear him declare he’s the baddest man around. The greatest? You might even hear those words.

Dolphins Defense

Dolphins' run defense is actually stopping the run - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins run defense, one of the worst in the NFL all year, is showing signs of life.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Dolphins DE Cameron Wake, 34, defying age and convention - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Once the Dolphins decided to put DE Cameron Wake back in the starting lineup he and the team took off on a winning streak.

Dolphins Secondary

’Game is starting to slow down’ for Dolphins cornerback Tony Lippett | Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins cornerback Tony Lippett is a three-year project cornerback in his second year and that put him in tough spots earlier this year. But he responded with his best game of the season Sunday and the game has begun to slow down for him, according to teammate Byron Maxwell.

Dolphins 2016 Season

Miami Dolphins: Fourth-quarter magic act never gets old |
One important point to start when it comes to the legitimacy of any victory accomplished by any means in the NFL.

Miami Dolphins praised by TV analysts | Miami Herald
A six-pack of Dolphins notes on a Tuesday:

The tape don’t lie: Miami Dolphins at San Diego Chargers, a review | The Daily Dolphin
CARLSBAD, Calif. — It was one of the best games of Ryan Tannehill's career and many of the best plays he orchestrated in Sunday's upset at San Diego were chronicled in a post-game column that can be read here.

PFF Week Nine grades: Wake, Mitchell, Parker, Tannehill, Pouncey, Maxwell great; Alonso, Ajayi solid; Jenkins, McCain, rest of OL not too good | Miami Herald
The weekly Miami Dolphins grades from ProFootballFocus reveal a great day by Mike Pouncey, Byron Maxwell, Cameron Wake, Earl Mitchell and Ryan Tannehill while Bobby McCain, the rest of the Miami OL and most of the linebackers struggled.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS: Dolphins Four-Game Win Streak
Breaking down the Dolphins’ four-game winning streak from a statistical perspective.

AC In The AM: Challenge Now Is Keeping This Going
The Dolphins have righted their season with four straight victories and there are all sorts of reasons why this has happened. A closer look follows.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 11/15/16: Taking A Look At How Much Ryan Tannehill Has Improved - The Phinsider
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I can wear my Dolphins gear with some pride today - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are currently in the hunt for the playoffs and I am ecstatic to say the least. The last time the team made the playoffs, I was in 7th grade. I was there when they clinched...

Week 10: Miami Dolphins Stock Watch - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins pulled off their fourth consecutive win against the San Diego Chargers. Let’s check out who’s stock is up, and down….