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The Splash Zone 12/14/16: Mike Pouncey Sent To IR; T.J. Yates Signed

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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 made a pretty big roster move yesterday by sending Pro-Bowl center Mike Pouncey to injured reserve. The Dolphins and Pouncey were hopeful that he could return but things did not work out. Pouncey has been dealing with a hip injury all season long and the team felt that if he played, he's just make the injury worse. The team wanted to play it safe so Pouncey could be ready for next offseason without any setbacks. The team signed T.J. Yates to fill the open roster spot. He will backup Matt Moore.

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

Miami Dolphins adding veteran QB T.J. Yates | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — The Miami Dolphins are adding veteran quarterback T.J. Yates to the roster, a league source confirmed Tuesday, before the club made the move official. Yates, 6-feet-2, 210 pounds, played 2011-13 with the Houston Texans, 2014 with the Atlanta Falcons and 205 with Houston.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Here’s one way Miami Dolphins QB Matt Moore has an edge vs. secondaries | The Daily Dolphin
Don’t get the wrong impression. Losing your quarterback is never a good thing. The men who patrol the Dolphins’ secondary aren’t suggesting otherwise.

AC In The AM: How Will Matt Moore Measure Up?
The injury to Ryan Tannehill puts the spotlight on a 32-year-old, 9-year veteran who has waited a long time for this chance.

Miami Dolphins may have a quarterback conundrum on their hands
Depending on the play of Matt Moore during the upcoming weeks, the Miami Dolphins may have a quarterback conundrum on their hands. The post Miami Dolphins may have a quarterback conundrum on their hands appeared first on Cover32.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS: Matt Moore
Here’s a numerical refresher at Moore’s career and his time with the Dolphins.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

So, who knew Miami Dolphins’ Jarvis Landry is an artist? | Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins Wide Receiver Jarvis Landry painted a mural at the entrance of Eneida M. Hartner Elementary School in Wynwood. The mural is part of a project of Re-imaging the Arts in Wynwood, or RAW, in which local and international artists paint murals on the school’s walls and discuss their art with the students.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins make a decision on Mike Pouncey | Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey is headed for injured reserve after the Miami Dolphins felt returning him to the field following a hip injury might cause long-term damage.

Dolphins 2016 Season

PFF grades Week 14: Defensive line lives up to billing; Vance Joseph figures out Larry Fitzgerald; Stills makes plays | Miami Herald
ProFootballFocus.com rated the Miami Dolphins defensive line as one of the best in the NFL for Week 14, based on their performance against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.

Dolphins get quality production from rookie class - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Miami's rookie class has helped put the Dolphins in reach of a playoff spot this season. Here's a look at how this year's draft picks have performed.

What are Miami Dolphins playoff odds after win; Ravens/Broncos losses? | The Daily Dolphin
The Miami Dolphins will play the rest of the season without starting center Mike Pouncey. And starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill (knee) will miss at least the next two games. But the playoff chase? It ain't over. The Dolphins, 8-5, have won seven of eight games.

The tape don’t lie: Arizona Cardinals at Miami Dolphins, a review | The Daily Dolphin
The Miami Dolphins are 8-5. Somehow. Despite poor offensive and defensive rankings. Despite injuries to Mike Pouncey and Reshad Jones and now Ryan Tannehill. Despite a lot. But there are reasons they're winning, some hidden. Dolphins coach Adam Gase says, "The tape don’t lie.

Hyde5: How the Dolphins make playoffs, even before finale - Sun Sentinel
The odds are there to be beat. The predictive site 538 sets the Dolphins’ playoff odds at 27 percent. Football Outsiders puts it at 33 percent. Those numbers

Dolphins 2017 Season

NFL releases details about Dolphins' 2017 London game - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins now know where they'll be playing in London next season -- and two options for when.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 12/13/16: Ryan Tannehill Has ACL & MCL Sprain - 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.

Adam Gase talks Ryan Tannehill’s knee injury and news that it is not a tear - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase held his Monday press conference yesterday, and the first portion of it was focused solely on Ryan Tannehill. The Dolphins’ starting quarterback was injured on...

NFL London games 2017 announced: Saints at Dolphins in Week 3 or 4 - The Phinsider
The NFL has announced their 2017 slate of London games, and, as previously reported, the Miami Dolphins will be hosting a home game across the pond next year. This will be the fourth time Miami has...

Mike Pouncey hip injury to keep him out of Jets game - The Phinsider
Head coach Adam Gase has already ruled out Miami’s center.

Cardinals at Dolphins recap: Miami offensive snap count - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins, for the seventh time in eight games, put another win on the board Sunday when they came away with the 26-23 victory over the Arizona Cardinals. The game kept Miami in the middle...

Mike Pouncey to Injured Reserve for Remainder of 2016 Season - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins waited about as long as they could to see if Pouncey could return. The hip simply didn’t respond in time.

NFL Power Rankings Week 15: Dolphins rankings hold steady with Tannehill injury - The Phinsider
The Dolphins came away with a victory but had Ryan Tannehill get injured. Their Week 15 power rankings do not know what to do with that.

Dolphins signing T.J. Yates - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins need quarterback depth after starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill sustained a sprained left ACL and MCL this past Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. The team will move to Matt...