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The Splash Zone 9/28/16: Adam Gase Tired Of Mistakes, Threatens To Bench Players

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.

After Sunday's clown fiesta against the Cleveland Browns, head coach Adam Gase is rather irritated with his players. Gase benched starting tackle Ja'Wuan James in overtime and has threatened to bench anyone else who can't get the job done. Wow. What a change from Joe Philbin. I love that Gase is holding everyone accountable and is not afraid to make changes.

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

Dolphins coach Adam Gase ready to make lineup changes, says 'talent is irrelevant at this point' - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase is fed up with players blowing assignments and is ready to make more changes, if necessary, before Thursday's game at Cincinnati.

Dolphins Running Backs

Gase mulls best approach at running back | Miami Herald
With Arian Foster still sidelined by injury (what was previously called a groin problem is now being listed as a hamstring), Dolphins coach Adam Gase faces another decision Thursday in Cincinnati.

Ajayi Nominated For NFL Award
Dolphins running back, who gave the Dolphins a 30-24 victory against the Cleveland Browns in their home opener Sunday when he scored on an 11-yard run with 8:26 left in overtime, is one of the five nominees for the Castrol EDGE Clutch Performer of the Week for Week 3.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins OT Ja’Wuan James has "respect" for coach benching him | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Ja'Wuan James said he has "respect" for coach Adam Gase's decision to bench him at the end of Sunday's defeat of the Cleveland Browns. "I respect what he did," James said. "(Gase) holds us all to a high standard. And I hold myself to a high standard.

Dolphins keeping C Anthony Steen shut down until Thursday warmups | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—The Dolphins’ plan to get Anthony Steen on the field against Cincinnati on Thursday is to keep him mostly inactive until shortly before game time. Steen, who has been starting in place of Mike Pouncey, sustained a high ankle sprain during the win over Cleveland and did not return.

Dolphins Linebackers

It's A Vigil Brothers Reunion On Thursday
The Vigil brothers played together at Utah State, where both first-team All-Mountain West Conference accolades.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Bengals Bring Back Memories Of Wake's Walk-Off Win
Cameron Wake has made a lot of big plays since he joined the Dolphins from the Canadian Football League in 2009, but it’s difficult to think of a bigger, more impactful one then whenhe gave the Dolphins a 22-20 victory when he sacked Andy Dalton in the end zone in overtime.

Dolphins Special Teams

A Game-Saving Kick For Darr
Head Coach Adam Gase made it a point to mention the work of Dolphins punter Matt Darr, who had perhaps the best game of his career against the Browns.

Dolphins 2016 Season

The tape don’t lie: Miami Dolphins vs. Cleveland Browns, a review | The Daily Dolphin
Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase says, "The tape don’t lie." So The Daily Dolphin gave the game tape a closer look. And here are some things I noticed: Don't take Reshad Jones for granted.

Miami Dolphins make sizable jump in ESPN's NFL Power Rankings - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Whether it's deserved after defeating the winless Browns in OT is debatable, but the Dolphins jumped four spots to No. 25.

Jarvis Landry stock up, run defense stock down for Miami Dolphins - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Miami showed some improvement offensively in its first win of the season, but questions remain after a narrow escape at home against the Browns.

AC in the AM: Plenty To Do And Not Much Time
The Dolphins face an important few days with a long list of things that need to be corrected before Thursday night in Cincinnati.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 9/27/16: Jordan Cameron To Miss Thursday Night Game - 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.

Browns at Dolphins Week 3 recap: Defensive snap counts for Miami - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins beat the Cleveland Browns in overtime on Sunday, coming away with a 30-24 victory. The Dolphins defense struggled throughout much of the game, especially when the Browns put the...

Phinsider Radio Moved To Wednesday Night (This Week Only) - The Phinsider
We are rescheduling our normal Tuesday broadcast this week to Wednesday, 9/28/16, at 9:00 p.m. EST.