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The Splash Zone 1/31/17: Ryan Tannehill Expected To Avoid Surgery

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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.

After suffering an injury to his knee near the end of the season, Ryan Tannehill is expected to avoid surgery on his torn ACL. After being unsure on his status last week, this is great news for the Dolphins and Tannehill. According to reports, the MCL is giving him more trouble and he may consider a knee procedure in Germany

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

Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill not expecting full ACL reconstruction | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins and Ryan Tannehill believe he will not need full ACL reconstruction surgery as he recovers from a season-ending knee injury, NFL Network reported today. That's a positive as the team tries to get him ready for next season.

Dolphins Running Backs

2017 Pro Bowl: First trip a party for Miami Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi | The Daily Dolphin
ORLANDO—It’d be hard to find anyone at this year’s Pro Bowl who had more fun than Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi. "I had a blast," he said. "I just wanted to stay in the game, have fun, compete, enjoy it. And I got a victory. First Pro Bowl, first win.

Miami Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi buys drones for linemen and tight ends | The Daily Dolphin
LAKE BUENA VISTA — After rushing for more than 1,200 yards in a breakout season, Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi has purchased drones for his offensive lineman and tight ends as gifts of appreciation. "Hopefully we can have a drone party," Ajayi said Saturday at the Pro Bowl.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Is Kenny Stills worth re-signing by the Miami Dolphins? | FOX Sports
Kenny Stills had a terrific 2016 season. Kenny Stills is an impending free agent. The Miami Dolphins would like to keep Kenny Stills. Kenny Stills isn't going to be cheap.This is the Miami Dolphins off-season conundrum. Sign Stills and keep him in Miami or let him test the free agent market. ...

Pro Bowl fun, but Jarvis Landry now wants a Miami Dolphins Super Bowl | The Daily Dolphin
ORLANDO — Jarvis Landry didn't have a catch for the AFC in Sunday night's Pro Bowl. But as Landry was walking off the field at Camping World Stadium following his team's victory, he made it clear what is even more important to him.

Dolphins Defensive Line

2017 Pro Bowl: Miami Dolphins DE Cameron Wake caps "memorable" season | The Daily Dolphin
ORLANDO—Normally, as Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake put it, he’s busy trying to "kill these guys and tear their heads off," but it was fun not doing that for a change.

Cam Wake would love to see Andre Branch re-sign with Miami Dolphins | The Daily Dolphin
LAKE BUENA VISTA — Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake would like to see the team re-sign unrestricted free agent defensive end Andre Branch. But Wake understands why it might not happen. "I would love to. I would love to have him back," Wake said after an AFC Pro Bowl practice.

Dolphins Pro Bowlers

2017 Pro Bowl: Why this matters to Dolphins' Ajayi, Landry, Wake
2017 Pro Bowl: Why this matters to Dolphins' Ajayi, Landry, Wake

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Over the past several weeks, there has been a constant stream of updates that have not really updated anything when it comes to the status of Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill’s knee...

Super Bowl odds steady with Patriots favored slightly over Falcons - The Phinsider
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