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The Splash Zone 8/12/16: Dolphins At Giants, Things To Watch For

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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 will play their first preseason game against the New York Giants tonight. Both teams have first time head coaches with Adam Gase and Ben McAdoo. Thought the first preseason game doesn't mean much, it's still some football to watch. The Dolphins are going to have some key players sitting including running back Arian Foster. I'm just interested in seeing what kind of team Gase has put together. What are some things you guys are going to be looking for?

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

10 things to watch for: Dolphins at Giants - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins beat writer Omar Kelly focuses on 10 areas of concern, heading into the preseason opener in New Jersey against the New York Giants

Dolphins At Giants

Scrutinize Dolphins' reserves, not starters, in preseason opener | Commentary - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins' preseason opener against the New York Giants will offer a glimpse into whether the Dolphins have quality depth.

Laremy Tunsil, Jay Ajayi among Miami Dolphins to watch in opener - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Tunsil will get plenty of reps to help the rookie's transition from tackle to guard, and Ajayi can rush ahead in a race for Miami's running back job.

Miami Dolphins' 'dominated' offense eyes course correction against New York Giants | Miami Herald
The preseason is here. The Dolphins open their exhibition season Friday at the Giants. Which offense will show up — the one that lit up the defense in practice, or the one that was 'dominated' in Saturday's scrimmage?

Adam Gase

Adam Gase on limited deep passes: If you want QB’s brains beat out, do it more | ProFootballTalk
After a lackluster outing in a scrimmage last weekend, Dolphins coach Adam Gase feels better about the way his offense has looked in practice this week and he also feels comfortable about the approach he's picked for the offense being the best one for his team.

Gase defends his approach in throwing mostly shorter passer | Miami Herald
Adam Gase offered an explanation for why he hasn’t had his quarterbacks throw deep more

Dolphins Quarterbacks

This preseason is key for Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
New coach Adam Gase has given Ryan Tannehill plenty of freedom in the offense. Results are mixed, but the quarterback is showing some leadership chops.

Dysert Looking To Find A Home With Fins
The Dolphins quarterback spent the 2015 season bouncing around four different teams — the Broncos, Bears, Texans and Bills.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry hungry for even more action this season | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE – The question wasn’t completely out when Jarvis Landry interrupted to set the record straight. The Dolphins Pro Bowl receiver was being asked if would be "too much to expect" for him to eclipse his total of 110 receptions from a year ago, which was fourth in the NFL.

Dolphins Defensive Line

AC In The AM: Defensive Line Off To Impressive Start
Based on the first few weeks of training camp, the defensive line has emerged as the clear-cut strength of this team with plenty of star power, depth and even a new formation that could produce more big plays.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

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

NFL Preseason TV Schedule - Week 1 Thursday night August 11 - The Phinsider
The NFL Preseason finally begins on Thursday, four days after the cancellation of the Hall of Fame Game. Tonight’s schedule does not feature the Miami Dolphins, who will play at the New York Giants...

Dolphins release drone video touring stadium - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins released a new video of the stadium renovations that are nearing completion. The new video takes a tour of the stadium from the view point of a drone flying over the field and...

Dolphins at Giants: What to watch for in Preseason game 1 - The Phinsider
Friday night, the Miami Dolphins will hit the field for their first preseason game, visiting the New York Giants to start their 2016 campaign. After two weeks of training camp, there are still a...

Dolphins at Giants preview: Olivier Vernon a ‘monster’ early for New York - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are getting ready to make their 2016 debut, facing off against the New York Giants in a Preseason Week 1 contest on Friday night. With their debut also comes the debut of our...