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The Splash Zone 11/8/16: Dolphins Feeling Confident Heading Into Second Half Of Season

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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.

The Miami Dolphins just defeated another division rival and are feeling confident sitting at .500. They haven't accomplished much yet but they believe they can be a whole lot better in the second half of the season. The team knows they face an uphill battle but they are ready for the challenges ahead.

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

Dolphins Confident Heading In To Second Half Of Season
Team knows they haven’t accomplished their goals yet; they’ve merely put themselves in position to do so.

Jets At Dolphins

Three Takeaways From The Jets Game
Dolphins analyst John Congemi shares his three takeaways from Miami’s game against the New York Jets at Hard Rock Stadium.

This Dolphins three-game winning streak seems different than recent ones - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins are on their fifth three-game winning streak since 2012, but this one seems to be for real.

This Dolphins three-game winning streak seems different than recent ones - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins are on their fifth three-game winning streak since 2012, but this one seems to be for real.

NOTEBOOK: Vigil Makes A Special Return; Other Notes
Vigil played 18 plays on special teams in his first game after spending the first eight weeks of the regular season on the Non-Football Injury list because of a back injury.

Revenues at Dolphins' renovated stadium increase | Miami Herald
Stadium-related revenues were up 11 percent at Hard Rock in fiscal year 2015, and the Dolphins can expect to see continued growth due to luxury seats and new corporate partnerships.

Brandon Marshall on Dolphins’ Byron Maxwell: "holder" and "grabber" | The Daily Dolphin
MIAMI GARDENS — New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall said after Sunday's game that Miami Dolphins cornerback Byron Maxwell is a "holder" and a "grabber.

NFL playoff picture standings: Miami Dolphins on the cusp | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE--There wasn't much conversation about the Dolphins striving for the playoffs coming into this season, and even 8-8 seemed a overly ambitious. It looked nearly impossible after a 1-4 start, too. But quite a bit has changed over the past few weeks.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins not asking from Ryan Tannehill during win streak
Miami Dolphins not asking much of QB Ryan Tannehill during win streak

Dolphins Running Backs

Miami Dolphins were searching for Dan Marino, found Csonka instead | Miami Herald
Miami is a special place. It is about sun and fun and good times and vacations and vibrant energy. And the way people down here grew up watching football -- with Dan Marino throwing the ball all over the place -- defined a generation. It also colored the opinion of a generation.

Adam Gase: I’m never going to go away from Jay Ajayi | ProFootballTalk
Jay Ajayi didn't make history against the Jets on Sunday. Ajayi's streak of 200-yard rushing games ended at two, but it's clear that his place at the center of the Dolphins offense will continue indefinitely.

Dolphins Linebackers

Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins will play with broken hand - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Jelani Jenkins said Monday the plan is for him to play with a cast or club that goes up his left forearm.

Dolphins Rookies

Kenyan Drake, Miami Dolphins' rookie class paying big dividends - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The biggest play of Miami's season was made on Sunday by a rookie, Kenyan Drake. That fits, because the Dolphins' newcomers have made a major impact.

Earl Mitchell on track to return this week; Jelani Jenkins breaks left hand | Miami Herald
The Dolphins must make a decision on Chris Culliver by Wednesday: activate him or put keep him on PUP all year. Adam Gase was non-committal Monday.

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The Splash Zone 11/7/16: Dolphins Are On A Three Game Win Streak - 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.

Cameron Wake among PFF’s best for Week 9 - The Phinsider
Wake was a monster on Sunday, and PFF recognized him for it.

Dolphins beat Jets to pull to .500: Good, Bad, Ugly - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins beat the New York Jets on Sunday, coming away with the 27-23 win. It was not always a pretty game, but it was effective and it proved the Dolphins can win, even when things are...

AFC Playoff Picture - Week 9: Can the Dolphins be a surprise? - The Phinsider
Nearly all of the Week 9 games are complete, and the Dolphins are in the Playoff picture.