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The Splash Zone 12/11/16: Dolphins Set To Face Off Against The Cardinals

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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 Dolphins will host the Arizona Cardinals today at Hard Rock Stadium. The Dolphins are coming off a brutal loss against the Baltimore Ravens and you can bet that Adam Gase and the team are pretty upset. The Cardinals are going to offer a tough challenge for the Dolphins defense as Carson Palmer has a ton of weapons at his disposal. David Johnson is having a tremendous season from the backfield while Larry Fitzgerald seems to have found the fountain of youth. The Dolphins are going to have to play some good, team football to come away with a victory.

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

Dolphins carry four-game home winning streak, season-long home success into Cardinals game - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins are 5-1 at home and riding a four-game home winning streak as they enter Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals at Hard Rock Stadium.

Cardinals At Dolphins

Arizona Cardinals at Miami Dolphins game preview | FOX Sports
A victory won't be nearly enough to solidify a playoff spot for either the Miami Dolphins or the Arizona Cardinals, but a loss on Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., will make it that much more difficult for the Dolphins to sneak in through the back door and a loss by the Cardinals would essentially end their season.

Win or lose: 5 keys for Dolphins to beat Cardinals | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—The Dolphins have a big challenge on their hands with Sunday’s home game against Arizona, which comes in as one of the most potent teams in the NFL despite a sub-.500 record.

No favoritism: Miami Dolphins fan Patrick Peterson out to beat them Sunday | The Daily Dolphin
The arrival of this weekend has meant a beehive of activity around one Peterson household in Broward County. A bigger rush than Christmas, the patriarch reported, between runs to the grocery for ribs, hot dogs and wings and trips to the airport to pick up friends and family.

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF: Dolphins Vs. Cardinals
Breaking down the Dolphins-Cardinals matchup.

Dolphins, Cardinals need wins to stay in hunt (Dec 9, 2016) | FOX Sports
A victory won't be nearly enough to solidify a playoff spot for either the Miami Dolphins or the Arizona Cardinals, but a loss on Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., will make it that much more difficult for the Dolphins to sneak in through the back door and a loss by the Cardinals would essentially end their season.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins LT Branden Albert "doing the impossible" | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE--It's hard to understand how anyone could expect to play effective left tackle without two functional hands, but Dolphins veteran Branden Albert is willing himself to do so. Albert dislocated his left wrist Nov.

Get to know Laremy Tunsil: A Miami Dolphins Q&A | The Daily Dolphin
Laremy Tunsil was born in Harvey, Louisiana, but considers Lake City, Florida, his hometown. The Dolphins selected Tunsil with the 13th pick in the NFL Draft after he was one of the best offensive linemen in college football at Ole Miss.

Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins’ Michael Thomas to Pro Bowl isn’t so ‘farfetched’ after all | The Daily Dolphin
"Farfetched," Michael Thomas said of his chances of making the Pro Bowl. Meaning, he’ll take it. Thomas has made a career of capitalizing on slim chances and figures being on the ballot as a special teams candidate this year certainly beats not even making the ballot last year.

Dolphins Special Teams

Miami Dolphins to counter Arizona Cardinals Pro Bowl special teamer Justin Bethel with their special teams ace Michael Thomas | Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins defensive back and special teams ace Michael Thomas is about to face off against Arizona Cardinals special teamer Justin Bethel in a match of players who are playing at a Pro Bowl level.

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Alonso, Jenkins, Williams doubtful against Cardinals; Pouncey out again - The Phinsider
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