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The Splash Zone 9/29/16: Previewing Tonight's Game Against The Cincinnati Bengals

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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.

The Dolphins will be facing off against the Cincinnati Bengals tonight, on Thursday Night Football. After a disappointing win against the Cleveland Browns, the Dolphins are looking to prove that they are a better team than that. The Dolphins have a number of injuries and will be starting some backups. Most notably, Dion Sims will be starting and the Dolphins believe he is their "little secret".

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

Miami Dolphins weekly positional matchups: Cincinnati Bengals, Week 4 | The Daily Dolphin
How do the Miami Dolphins and Cleveland Browns match up for Thursday night's game? When the Dolphins have the ball… Miami passing (10th in NFL) vs.

Dolphins At Bengals

Can Miami Dolphins slow Cincinnati Bengals' offense led by A.J. Green? - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The Dolphins' defense will have its hands full trying to contain Bengals WR A.J. Green and a potent backfield duo of Jeremy Hill and Giovani Bernard.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Ryan Tannehill seemingly a tale of two quarterbacks so far this season | Miami Dolphins In Depth
There's a growing perception that Adam Gase doesn't criticize Ryan Tannehill. My frienemies at another newspaper (not actually frienemies as I tolerate them well enough) recently wrote a whole post about it. And I've had people in other cities tell...

Perkins: Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill seems beyond criticism from coach Adam Gase | Commentary - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase has criticized almost everyone on his team except QB Ryan Tannehill.

Tannehill is 'taking control of the [Dolphins'] offense,' Gase says | Miami Herald
This time last year, Ryan Tannehill wasn’t even allowed to audible. Now he’s changing out of bad plays and having success with it, his coach insists.

Dolphins Tight Ends

Miami Dolphins expect 'little secret' Dion Sims to step up at TE - NFL Nation- ESPN
Dion Sims is known as a blocking tight end for the Dolphins, but he's capable of making some big plays in the passing game.

Sims Blossoming Into A Complete Tight End
The tight end tied his career high with four catches in the 30-24 victory against Cleveland on Sunday, and had a key 18-yard reception on the first offensive snap of overtime.

Dolphins Defense

It's Just Another Game For Joseph
Dolphins defensive coordinator left the Bengals in the offseason for the chance to join Head Coach Adam Gase’s offense and become an NFL coordinator for the first time after spending 11 seasons as a position coach.

Joseph tries to fix Dolphins defense with Bengals reunion looming | Miami Herald
Players love playing for Vance Joseph. They say that all around the league. So it’s no surprise that Adam Jones was "somewhat" close to signing with the Dolphins last offseason.

Dolphins Special Teams

Miami Dolphins: Darren Rizzi knows how tough Cody Parkey’s FG try was | Dave's Digital Domain
Glad to see that former Jupiter High School star Cody Parkey is still a member of the Cleveland Browns following his rough and rapid debut in last week’s 30-24 overtime loss at Miami.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

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Miami Dolphins Fantasy Football Sit/Start: Week 4 - The Phinsider
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NFL Power Rankings Week 4: Dolphins review - The Phinsider
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Dolphins at Bengals Thursday night kickoff time, online stream, TV schedule, odds, and more - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins and Cincinnati Bengal open the NFL’s Week 4 schedule on Thursday Night Football. We have everything you need to know, including game time, how to watch on TV, listen on the radio, stream online, game odds, and lots more.

Dolphins Rookie Wide Receiver Jakeem Grant featured on NFL Network’s "Undrafted" - The Phinsider
The 5-6, 161-pound wide receiver from Texas Tech, was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the sixth-round of the 2016 NFL Draft. But not many people expected Grant to be drafted. He wasn’t invited...

Dolphins Face Daunting Task On Thursday Night - The Phinsider
Playing A Tough Bengals Squad On The Road In Primetime No Easy Assignment