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The Splash Zone 11/26/16: Previewing Sundays Game Against The 49ers

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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.

After a trip to the west coast, the Dolphins will be on home turf this weekend. The San Francisco 49ers will be visiting with their 1-9 record. The 49ers just aren't that great of a football team at the moment and the Dolphins have to take advantage of that on Sunday. The Dolphins haven't lost in over a month and should not underestimate the 49ers or else they'll see their win streak go down the drain.

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

Five keys for the Miami Dolphins to defeat the San Francisco 49ers - Sun Sentinel
If the 6-4 Dolphins defeat the 1-9 San Francisco 49ers, they will be tied for a wild-card playoff spot, unless the 7-3 Chiefs and 7-3 Broncos tie in Denver.

49ers At Dolphins

Dolphins Have To Bring Their "A Game" Sunday
The Dolphins insist they’re not about to overlook the 1-9 49ers when they come to Hard Rock Stadium. Not for a second.

Hyde5: How The Dolphins win against San Francisco - Sun Sentinel
The Dolphins have won five straight and San Francisco has lost nine straight. So this shouldn’t be the most difficult in the weekly series of "How The Dolphins

AC In The AM: Dolphins Need To Stay Focused
The Dolphins will be trying to make it six in a row on Sunday against the 49ers and the mindset in which they approach this game could have everything to do with the outcome.

Dolphins Front Office

Miami Dolphins' Marino very much involved in evolving role | Miami Herald
When Dolphins legend Dan Marino joined the organization 27 months ago, given the nebulous title of special advisor, it was natural to wonder whether it would lead to a job with a more defined role, such as coaching or personnel evaluations.

Adam Gase

Why does Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase wear a "STRAIN" T-shirt? | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — There's been a lot of discussion, and with good reason, about how Miami Dolphins first-year head coach Adam Gase is altering the culture of a franchise.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Miami Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry expects to be "close to 100 percent" | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry wore a red, non-contact jersey for the first time in his college or pro career this week, to protect a troublesome shoulder. But Landy believes he'll be fine Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers. "I'm good. I'm good," Landry said.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins: Pouncey (out), Albert (doubtful), Tunsil (questionable) | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE - The Miami Dolphins are very likely to be without at least two starting offensive linemen on Sunday at home against the San Francisco 49ers. Center Mike Pouncey (hip) has been officially ruled out of Sunday's game.

Dolphins' OL in good mood despite health concerns with Albert, Pouncey and Tunsil - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins offensive linemen are still able to joke around with each other despite a wave of injuries because they've still been effective at their jobs.

Dolphins Linebackers

Dolphins: LB Jelani Jenkins upbeat despite string of injuries
Miami Dolphins: LB Jelani Jenkins upbeat despite string of injuries

Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins CB Byron Maxwell: Chip Kelly 'changed my life'
Byron Maxwell says Chip Kelly gave him an opportunity in Philadelphia, and though it didn't work out there, the confidence he got from that is clear.

Dolphins 2016 Season

Miami Dolphins on pace to commit a staggering 128 penalties in 2016 | Miami Herald
The Dolphins, on average, commit eight accepted penalties per game. That’s way too many, the team insists, particularly post-whistle infractions. But there’s more to the story as Miami prepares to host the 49ers.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 11/25/16: Resilient Defense One Reason For Midseason Turnaround - 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.

Laremy Tunsil, Branden Albert, Mike Pouncey injury updates could have Miami without all three - The Phinsider
Miami could be without three of their five starting offensive linemen this weekend.

Kaepernick praises Fidel Castro’s focus on education - The Phinsider
Well, that was not the normal, say nothing, conference call with the opposing team that usually happens. Most of the time, the weekly conference call between the team and their upcoming opponents’...

49ers fans ‘have no hope for anything’ - The Phinsider
Two NFL teams with new head coaches meet up this weekend, with the clubs headed in opposite directions.

NFL Playoff picture: AFC standings updated for Thanksgiving games - The Phinsider
An updated look at the AFC Playoff picture following the Steelers Thanksgiving night win.