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The Splash Zone 12/17/16: Dolphins Set To Face Off Against The Jets

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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.

For the first time in his career, Ryan Tannehill will miss a start. Tannehill started 78 games for the Dolphins before being injured on Sunday against the Cardinals. Matt Moore has been thrust into the starting position and honestly, we shouldn't be too worried. Moore is one of the best backups in the league and no one can forget what he did in 2011 with the Dolphins. This is this second meeting between these two clubs and the last meeting resulted in a Dolphins victory thanks to some great special teams play from Kenyan Drake.

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

Miami Dolphins will try to expose Jets' recent problem | Miami Herald
A six-pack of Dolphins notes on the eve of Dolphins-Jets:

Dolphins at Jets

AC In The AM: Forget The Records, It's Still The Jets
The Dolphins are hoping to lock up their first winning season since 2008 on Saturday night, but you just know the Jets will make it difficult.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Hyde: It's Matt Moore's turn to go down in Dolphins super-sub lore | Commentary - Sun Sentinel
With Ryan Tannehill out, Matt Moore is latest sub in Miami Dolphins franchise history to be called upon in a key situation.

Moore ready to take on ‘gunslinger’ role for Dolphins
The most telling thing Miami Dolphins starting quarterback Matt Moore said Wednesday is this: &ldquo...

Dolphins Defensive Line

At 34 and coming off major injury, Dolphins' Wake again one of the league's best | Miami Herald
Some wondered if Cam Wake would ever be the same after tearing his Achilles tendon last year. Wake, as usual, proved the doubters wrong.

Dolphins Linebackers

Linebackers' health and performance will be crucial to Dolphins' playoff push - Sun Sentinel
If the Miami Dolphins are going to make a successful push for their first playoff berth since 2008, it woul

Dolphins Secondary

Dolphins' Maxwell on Brandon Marshall's trash talk: 'I'm going to be right here' | Miami Herald
Jets receiver Brandon Marshall pledges to bring his own penalty flag to Saturday night’s Jets-Dolphins game — and he’ll throw it if officials miss a call on Dolphins cornerback Byron Maxwell.

Dolphins Special Teams

How much will Miami Dolphins trust K Andrew Franks in bad weather? | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—In a game that figures to be a defensive scrum, the forecasted rain and/or in the Northeast will make points even tougher to get when the Dolphins visit the Jets on Saturday.

Drake Looking For Another Happy Return
The rookie’s 96-yard kickoff return with 5:15 left in the fourth quarter provided the winning margin for the Dolphins in their 27-23 victory against the Jets in Week 9.

Dolphins Roster

Dear Santa, please deliver the Dolphins two LBs, OL help, a DE, a TE and maybe a WR, too | Miami Herald
Even as the Miami Dolphins are putting the finishing touches on their 2016 season, it is already obvious where this team has needs that it must fill in the coming offseason

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 12/16/16: Jarvis Landry Nearing Another 1000 Yard Season - 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.

Dolphins at Jets Saturday night football online stream, TV schedule, odds, weather, more - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins head north to finish the annual division rivalry series against the New York Jets this week. We have everything you need to know, including game time, how to watch on TV, listen on the radio, stream online, game odds, and lots more.

NFL Playoff picture and clenching scenarios Week 15 - The Phinsider
Week 15 of the NFL season means there are more clenching scenarios starting to pop up.

Dolphins or Jets: Who do the experts pick in Week 15? - The Phinsider
The Dolphins are favored in the odds, but are they favored straight up by the experts?

Ryan Tannehill only non-questionable player on Miami’s final injury report - The Phinsider
In a surprise move, the Miami Dolphins have ruled quarterback Ryan Tannehill out of Saturday night’s game against the New York Jets. Or not, since it was obvious that Tannehill, who sustained...