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The Splash Zone 8/25/16: Laremy Tunsil Has Not Allowed A QB Pressure Yet

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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.

In 90 preseason snaps, Laremy Tunsil has yet to allow a QB pressure. Tunsil was drafted as the team future left tackle but has been steadily improving during his transition to guard. It's great to see Tunsil thriving after everything he has been through since the draft process. With Tunsil on the line, Ryan Tannehill should feel a lot better when going back to pass. Against Dallas, he had some pretty clean pockets to throw from.

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

Dolphins OT Laremy Tunsil: 13 in the draft, but 0 QB pressures allowed | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE - Miami Dolphins rookie offensive guard Laremy Tunsil has yet to allow a single quarterback pressure in 90 preseason snaps, according to Pro Football Focus, a web site that analyzes each snap and issues grades.

Falcons At Dolphins

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF: Dolphins Vs. Falcons
Breaking down the Dolphins-Falcons matchup.

Dolphins Running Backs

Jay Ajayi leads as Miami Dolphins look for starting running back | www.palmbeachpost.com
Jay Ajayi leads as Miami Dolphins search for starting running back

Miami Dolphins hope to see running back Pead play with starters | Miami Herald
Dolphins coach Adam Gase said he would like to see how running back Isaiah Pead, who has impressed in the preseason, plays with the starters during Thursday’s game against Atlanta.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Miami Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry has his motivation for 2016 | Miami Herald
Disrespect is a strong motivator. For wide receiver Jarvis Landry, it’s fuel. Landry’s red-zone shortcomings in 2015 might have cost him spots on the NFL’s top 100 list — a slight he won’t soon forget.

Dolphins WR Jakeem Grant rejects/embraces Kevin Hart comparison | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—Jakeem Grant has spent most of the last few years being told he looks like comedian Kevin Hart, and it’s difficult to discern whether he’s happy about that.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Anthony Steen success could solve Miami Dolphins long term problem at guard
A career guard and having played zero career snaps in the NFL, Anthony Steen is not someone many believed they would have to know for the Miami Dolphins first game. However, following the loss of Mike Pouncey to a hip injury for the remainder of the preseason and potentially week one, Steen has become

Dolphins Secondary

Howard Has A Pep In His Step
The cornerback from Baylor is on track to become an important part of the defense from the start of the regular season.

AC In The AM: 10 Questions With Bobby McCain
The second-year cornerback is challenging for playing time both in the nickel and in the base defense and this is a supremely confident player who feels like his career is ready to take off.

Dolphins Preseason

Should the Miami Dolphins actually tackle each other in practice? | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE - The Miami Dolphins need to tackle better. The defensive lineman. The linebackers. Pretty much everyone has been a culprit in the first two games of the season. So, as I've only seen a handful of practices since my return to NFL coverage, something occured to me.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

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PFF: Tannehill ‘had near perfect outing’ versus Cowboys - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is a lightning rod for criticism and debate among analysts and fans. Every throw by the fifth-year quarterback is broken down, with 55-yard completions...

Falcons at Dolphins preseason Week 3: What to watch for Miami - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are heading into their third preseason game, a "home" game in Orlando against the Atlanta Falcons. What should fans be watching for from Miami?

How Many Above Average Players Are on the Miami Dolphins? - The Phinsider
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