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The Splash Zone 8/11/16: Arian Foster To Sit Out Friday Against The Giants

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 had their final practice of the week and are preparing for their preseason opener against the New York Giants. After practice, head coach Adam Gase informed the media that running back Arian Foster will not be playing on Friday. Jay Ajayi will get the start while the team remains cautious with Foster. Even if Foster was going to play, he wasn't going to see much playing time anyway.

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

Arian Foster not playing vs. Giants; Dink and Dunk Dolphins? PLUS a ton of other Dolphins notes | Miami Dolphins In Depth
The Miami Dolphins final practice before their 2016 preseason opener against the New York Giants is in the books and this is what's happening at this hour: Coach Adam Gase has talked with running back Arian Foster and informed him...

Adam Gase

Coach Adam Gase feels ‘light years better’ about Miami Dolphins offense | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE – Make that two consecutive days that Dolphins coach Adam Gase walked away with a smile when watching his offense. Gase and quarterback Ryan Tannehill expressed relief Tuesday with the offensive progress after its poor performance in Saturday’s scrimmage.

Dolphins old school coach Adam Gase not a fan of tablets on sidelines | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE – The NFL has not given the approval for coaches to go the final step and view video on the sidelines and Dolphins coach Adam Gase hopes it remains that way. Gase, the first year head coach, said he’s "not a big fan" of the use of tablets on the sideline.

Dolphins Running Backs

Thomas Feels Like A Different Back
The Dolphins running back is trying to make it back into the NFL after being out of football last fall.

Dolphins Secondary

The backstory on the signing of Chris Culliver | Miami Dolphins In Depth
Cornerback Chris Culliver was cleared to resume physical activities last week by his physician Dr. Robert Andrews and what ensued soon afterward was a mini free agency period for the former Washington Redskins cornerback. And the Dolphins, San Francisco, Chicago...

New Miami Dolphins CB Chris Culliver moves on from Redskins release - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Cornerback Chris Culliver's next goal is getting healthy after signing a one-year contract with the Dolphins.

CB Chris Culliver starts Dolphins tenure on PUP list, but expects to ‘be out there soon’ | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE -- There's no timetable for Chris Culliver's return to full-speed action, but the newest Dolphins cornerback can already envision himself fitting in well.

Dolphins Special Teams

Darr Looking Towards A New Direction
A big focus throughout the spring and this summer has been directional punting, specifically the second-year punter has been trying to land his punts near the sideline to minimize returns against the Dolphins.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

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2016 Miami Dolphins training camp: Live chat and updates - Practice 11, August 10 - The Phinsider
One more practice. That is all the Miami Dolphins have until the team hits the field for the first time against another team, in this case Friday’s first preseason game against the New York Giants....

Dolphins release McClendon, Lansanah; Announce signing of Culliver - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins announced three roster moves on Wednesday morning, officially announcing the signing of cornerback Chris Culliver, as well as announcing the release of offensive lineman Jacques...

Dolphins at Giants: Arian Foster out; Cameron Wake questionable - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are heading to their first preseason game of the season, a Friday night contest against the New York Giants. The team will be looking to measure themselves against an offense and...