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The Splash Zone 9/10/16: Jay Ajayi Left At Home, Will Be Inactive

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 an odd turn of events, the Dolphins managed to take off for Seattle while Jay Ajayi was running down the runway after the plane because they forgot him. Because of this terrible mistake, Ajayi will be inactive for week 1. Boy, I wish that's how this story would have happened. Ajayi will be inactive on Sunday due to a coaches decision. According to sources, Ajayi is upset because he was named the team's backup behind Arian Foster. Adam Gase is having none of that and putting his foot down.

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

Sulking Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi left home from team's trip to Seattle
Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase apparently isn’t going to have much patience for players who are not with his program. Running back Jay Ajayi started the offseason as the Dolphins starter, then the team signed Arian Foster. Foster was announced recently as the team’s Week 1 starter, and Ajayi reportedly

Dolphins At Seahawks

Pouncey, Ajayi out against Seattle (with update) | Miami Dolphins In Depth
The Miami Dolphins are practicing in the great (and beautiful and not humid) Northwest today. But Dolphins center Mike Pouncey is not. And running back Jay Ajayi is not. Ajayi did not travel with the Dolphins to Seattle. Coach Adam...

Miami Dolphins need immediate impact from rookie class vs. Seahawks - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The Miami Dolphins are counting on several rookies to play big roles in their NFL debuts at Seattle.

Dolphins weekly matchup: Seattle Seahawks | The Daily Dolphin
How the Dolphins and Seattle Seahawks match up for Sunday's game: When the Dolphins have the ball… Miami passing (19th in NFL) vs. Seattle pass defense (2nd): The Dolphins offense threw for 3,811 yards and 24 touchdowns last season, production that landed Miami in the bottom of the le...

Five keys for the Miami Dolphins against the Seattle Seahawks - Sun Sentinel
The Dolphins have the cards stacked against them as they trek to Seattle for the season-opener, but these are the ways Miami can give the Seahawks trouble. -- Omar Kelly

Miami Dolphins WR DeVante Parker practices; C Mike Pouncey out | The Daily Dolphin
SEATTLE — Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker returned to practice on Friday, running a few routes in the portion open to media. Parker has missed all week with a hamstring injury. Parker's return at Seattle on Sunday would be a boost for quarterback Ryan Tannehill.

From The Other Side … Seahawks
We ask five questions with digital reporter John Boyle to learn more about this week’s opponent.

Opponent Opinions: Seahawks
Read what Seahawks players and coaches said about the Dolphins.

Congemi's 5 Keys To The Seahawks Game
Here are five keys for the Dolphins to defeat the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at CenturyLink Field.

AC In The AM: Dolphins Primed For Huge Challenge
Starting the season against a team on the road the caliber of Seattle will tell us plenty about this Dolphins’ team and its potential.

Adam Gase

Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase finds himself often thinking about the Seattle Seahawks after past meetings haven't gone as planned | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins have many rivals, but it is the Seattle Seahawks who have become something of an obsession for coach Adam Gase based on his Super Bowl and regular-season history against that opponent.

Adam Gase: No curfew for these Miami Dolphins | The Daily Dolphin
SEATTLE — Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase wants his players to be smart with their free time in the Pacific Northwest. But he trusts them. Hence, no curfew. "This is no different than when we’re in Miami," Gase said.

Dolphins Tight Ends

Miami Dolphins TE Jordan Cameron discusses Ryan Tannehill |
Tight end Jordan Cameron discusses the impact of Adam Gase on quarterback Ryan Tannehill and how both will elevate the Dolphins' offense this year.

Dolphins Secondary

Get To Know Miami Dolphins S Michael Thomas | The Daily Dolphin
Michael Thomas was named a Miami Dolphins captain for his prowess on special-teams, contributions in nickel and dime packages and the respect his teammates have for him as a leader.

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Dolphins at Seahawks preview: Seattle ‘good enough to make the Super Bowl’ - The Phinsider
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Phinsider family loses one of our own - The Phinsider
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Are the Seahawks going to team protest during the National Anthem on Sunday? - The Phinsider
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