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The Splash Zone 11/18/16: Branden Albert Underwent Wrist Surgery

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Left tackle Branden Albert had surgery on his wrist on Tuesday. Coming off surgery you'd expect someone would want to rest. NOPE. Albert would like to play this Sunday against the Rams. Before anyone gets in a tizzy, Albert will be sitting out on Sunday. Albert is considered week-to-week and the surgery is not considered a setback.

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

The details on Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Branden Albert undergoing wrist surgery | Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert had surgery on his injured left wrist Tuesday. But the procedure does not affect the timetable for his return to action.

Dolphins Front Office

Miami Dolphins current success a product of personnel departments -- both present and past | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins’ ability to move forward without injured offensive lineman Branden Albert shows fine work by the current personnel department. But past personnel departments, previously villified, also are playing a role in the Dolphins current success.

Dolphins Offense

Stellar ball security one of Miami Dolphins' quiet keys to success - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The Dolphins offense has gone four straight games without a turnover. Not coincidentally, Miami is on a four-game winning streak.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Tannehill Showing His Toughness And Talent
The numbers back up the contention that the Dolphins quarterback is performing at peak efficiency.

Tannehill’s Play Has Dolphins Riding High " CBS Miami
The Miami Dolphins have won four straight games, are above .500 for the first time under rookie coach Adam Gase, and feature a quarterback on the rise in Ryan Tannehill.

Dolphins Running Backs

Former Miami Dolphins running back Isaiah Pead will not play again after having part of leg amputated | Miami Herald
Former Dolphins running back Isaiah Pead, who was involved in a car accident on Saturday, had part of his left leg amputated and will not play again.

Jay Ajayi’s chase to become Miami Dolphins’ ninth 1,000-yard rusher | The Daily Dolphin
CARLSBAD, Calif.--Jay Ajayi's rushing totals tapered off from the gaudy 200-yard performances he put up in Weeks 6 and 7, but he's still climbing the league leaders and he's on course to break 1,000 yards for the season soon.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Miami Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry thinks 2016 team is special | Miami Herald
With wins in the Dolphins’ last four games, Jarvis Landry hasn’t ‘felt this feeling about a team I’ve played on in a long time.’ Miami goes for five straight Sunday against the Rams.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins legend Richmond Webb: Laremy Tunsil is "prototype" OT | The Daily Dolphin
CARLSBAD, Calif. — When seven-time Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl left tackle Richmond Webb arrived at the Senior Bowl, he tried to convince coach Buddy Ryan to let him play guard.

AC In The AM: The Spotlight Doesn’t Always Shine Long
There are many players in this league like Dolphins back-up center Anthony Steen, a player who embraces the fact that he had a chance earlier this season, but now must sit back and once again wait his chance.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Miami Dolphins sack records: Cameron Wake keeps chasing Jason Taylor | The Daily Dolphin
CARLSBAD, Calif.--Jason Taylor was one of the best defensive players in NFL history and is a certain Hall of Famer. Cameron Wake isn't at that level yet and can't match Taylor's longevity, but he's establishing himself as a peer. With 3.5 more sacks this year, Wake would match Taylor's 80.

Dolphins DT Ndamukong Suh says defense executing better in win streak | The Daily Dolphin
CARLSBAD, Calif.—Ndamukong Suh is truly great at two things: wrecking offensive lines and not saying anything interesting. While Suh normally doesn’t offer much in his weekly media availability, a few things he said this morning gave a glimpse into how he views the Dolphins.

Miami Dolphins defensive end Andre Branch is playing like a keeper | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins have been searching for a defensive end to play opposite Cameron Wake for years. Multiple players have come and gone while others didn’t work out. Now Andre Branch is making his bid to be that defensive end the Dolphins must keep.

It's A Defensive Tackle Duel On Sunday
Suh and Donald are considered by many to be the two best defensive tackles in the NFL.

Earl Mitchell makes immediate impact in return to Dolphins' defense | Miami Herald
Defensive tackle Earl Mitchell might have been the Dolphins’ best defensive player against the Chargers. Here’s how: He’s finally healthy and finally in a system that plays to his strengths.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 11/17/16: Branden Albert Ruled Out For Sunday, May Miss More Time - 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.

Isaiah Pead loses part of leg from car crash - The Phinsider
The former Dolphins player sustained major injuries from the one car crash.

Miami Dolphins Fantasy Sit/Start: Week 11 - The Phinsider
Here’s who to start for the Dolphins in Week 11 against the Los Angeles Rams.