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The Splash Zone 8/18/16: Laremy Tunsil Could Start Against The Cowboys

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The Dolphins have been slowly transitioning Laremy Tunsil into a starting offensive lineman. Many fans and reporters have been flabbergasted as to why Dallas Thomas is starting over Tunsil. Tunsil saw the most snaps of any Dolphin player last week and has been seeing plenty of time with the first team offense this week. All signs indicate that Tunsil could be the starter on Friday. As I have been saying, Tunsil will be the Dolphins starting left guard after the preseason.

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

Laremy Tunsil on the cusp on starting role versus Cowboys | Miami Dolphins In Depth
The plan with Laremy Tunsil has been to bring him along slooowly because coach Adam Gase wants to build within the rookie left guard a solid foundation the team can feel confident about this year and years in the future....

Dolphins Running Backs

Arian Foster says confidence is back after Achilles tear | ProFootballTalk
The Dolphins plan to give running back Arian Foster his first playing time of the preseason against the Cowboys on Friday night and Foster said Wednesday that his return to the field comes as his confidence in his health has returned.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Miami Dolphins rookie WR Jakeem Grant aims to build on early success - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Jakeem Grant has delivered some strong performances in camp, but knows he must keep working on protecting the football on receptions and kick returns.

Dolphins WR coach Shawn Jefferson gets in the mix with his players - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Shawn Jefferson's intensity level was on display Tuesday, when he wore shoulder pads and participated in a contract drill with his receivers.

Dolphins Preseason

Miami Dolphins Training Camp Awards - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
With Dolphins camp wrapping up, it's time to hand out awards for some of the best of camp (D-line) and worst of camp (Dion Jordan).

Dolphins pushing hard for more from tight ends; LB on radar; Marlins on Tebow; Spoelstra's message; UM battle | Sports Buzz
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