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The Splash Zone 8/29/16: Kenyan Drake And Xavien Howard Will Play On Thursday

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Rookies Kenyan Drake and Xavien Howard will make their Dolphins debut this coming Thursday against the Tennessee Titans. Both rookies have been dealing with injuries and are finally able to see playing time. Howard is battling for the spot opposite Byron Maxwell and from what I've read will be starting in the regular season opener too. Drake is playing for playing time behind Jay Ajayi and Arian Foster.

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

Rookies Kenyan Drake and Xavien Howard to debut Thursday - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Second-round pick Xavien Howard and third-round pick Kenyan Drake on Thursday will see their first action of the preseason against the Titans.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Ryan Tannehill as a runner -- why not? | Miami Dolphins In Depth
Ryan Tannehill had two rushes for 22 yards in last week's dress rehearsal game against the Atlanta Falcons. The week before he gained 16 yards on two rushes against the Dallas Cowboys. And although there is nothing eye-popping about an...

Dolphins Secondary

Hyde: Dolphins adopting a cross-your-fingers plan at cornerback | Commentary - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins adopting a cross-your-fingers philosophy at cornerback.

Dolphins Special Teams

This Duo Is Something Special
Kicker Andrew Franks and long snapper John Denney both saw their competition leave this weekend and the two had decidedly different reactions to those developments.

Dolphins 2016 Season

How Will the Miami Dolphins Fare in the AFC East in 2016? - The Phinsider
From top to bottom, the AFC East has consistently been one of the better divisions in football for the last decade. Will the Miami Dolphins have any luck in 2016?

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 8/28/16: Dolphins Waive 11 Players - 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.