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The Splash Zone 11/22/16: Ryan Tannehill Developing Into A Clutch QB

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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Time to shed the game manager label. Ryan Tannehill is starting to develop into a clutch quarterback. For three straight weeks, Tannehill has led game-tying or game-winning drives to help the Dolphins win five straight. The offense was struggling against the Rams but when it mattered, Tannehill and the team stepped up. As Jarvis Landry said about Tannehill : "He did exactly what big-time players do".

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

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill developing clutch gene - NFL Nation- ESPN
Ryan Tannehill has found ways to deliver late in games and, against the Rams, again led the Dolphins to a fourth quarter comeback.

Adam Gase

Adam Gase can't explain Dolphins' comeback: 'I don't even know' how it happened | FOX Sports
Gase has no idea how the Dolphins came back to stun the Rams.

Longest winning streaks in Miami Dolphins history: Adam Gase climbing | The Daily Dolphin
LOS ANGELES--Five wins in a row are nice. Now go for six. The Dolphins matched their 2008 run of five straight victories by beating the Rams on Sunday and now have a shot at going even higher on the list of best streaks in franchise history.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Fox's Jimmy Johnson: Tannehill is franchise quarterback | Miami Herald
Fox’s Jimmy Johnson has seen enough of Adam Gase and Ryan Tannehill to have a strong conviction. "To take them down the field for that winning drive, he has shown he’s a franchise quarterback," the Fox analyst and former Dolphins coach said of Tannehill.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Jarvis Landry thanks Dolphins doubters after 14-10 win over Rams | The Daily Dolphin
LOS ANGELES—It’s been a long time since Jarvis Landry was this emotional after a game. At the end of an afternoon in which he produced one of the most taxing touchdown catches of his career and spent himself to the point that he needed intravenous fluids at halftime, Landry celebrated the...

Parker's Progress Paying Dividends
Second-year receiver accounted for 27 receiving yards on the first touchdown drive, then had three catches for 30 yards on the game-winning drive that ended with his 9-yard reception from Ryan Tannehill.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Revamped Miami Dolphins offensive line comes together for a win | Miami Herald
The o-line’s slow start changed in the final two Dolphins drives, as the suddenly stout Miami pass protection resulted in two touchdowns passes by Tannehill late in the fourth quarter to give the Dolphins a 14-10 come-from-behind road win and a fifth consecutive victory.

Dolphins LT Branden Albert says he could be back next week | The Daily Dolphin
LOS ANGELES—Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert believes he could be back for next weekend’s home game against the 49ers. Albert has been expected to miss at least two weeks after undergoing surgery to repair multiple torn ligaments in his left wrist, but said after today’s win in Los A...

Dolphins Defensive Line

Miami Dolphins DE Jason Jones suspended for two games by NFL | The Daily Dolphin
Dolphins backup defensive end Jason Jones has been suspended for two games without pay for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Jones, 30, who began the season as a starter, has been used about half the time of late. For the season, he has 23 total tackles, including 14 solo, and 2.

Dolphins 2016 Season

AC In The AM: Something Special About This Team
Overcoming injuries and a 10-0 deficit, the Dolphins won their fifth straight game Sunday behind a gutsy effort by quarterback Ryan Tannehill.

Miami Dolphins playoff odds? 32 percent, says FiveThirtyEight | The Daily Dolphin
LOS ANGELES — The Miami Dolphins, 6-4 and winners of five consecutive games, now have a 32 percent chance to make the NFL playoffs according to research by the web site fivethirtyeight.com. The site now projects the Dolphins to finish with 9 wins and 7 losses based on 100,000 simulations.

Miami Dolphins come home looking for 6th consecutive win | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins sojourn into California continues Sunday as the San Francisco 49ers come to Hard Rock Stadium.

Dolphins Refused To Accept Notion Of A Tie
Coach Gase said the plan on throwing was the pass either was going to be a interception or a touchdown and that the game wasn’t going to overtime.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 11/21/16: Dolphins Win Ugly; Ryan Tannehill Leads Comeback - 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.

NFL Playoff Picture: Dolphins getting closer to AFC positioning - The Phinsider
The Dolphins keep winning, which keeps them in the Playoff hunt in the AFC.

Winning Ugly, But Still Winning - The Phinsider
Dolphins' Stay On West Coast Pays Off With Second Straight Road Win, Fifth In A Row Overall

Dolphins at Rams: Good, Bad, Ugly for Miami in 14-10 victory - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins lost the first 54 minutes of their game against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, then dominated the last 6 minutes to come away with the victory. The win completes Miami’s...