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The Splash Zone 8/16/17: The Training Camp From Hell

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 training camp from hell continues for the Dolphins as the team has now lost Tony Lippett. The team has now lost four key players and there is still three weeks of preseason left. Injuries are part of the game, but this is just unsettling as there seems to be a new injury every day.

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

Dolphins training camp from hell threatens to crash 2017 regular season | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins put a cap on their 2017 training camp Tuesday with a short, soft walk-thru practice in their air conditioned indoor facility and coach Adam Gase called it something of a break after three hard days or work. But the truth is it felt like something different.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Jay Cutler to start at QB for Miami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Ravens | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—The Dolphins don’t have much time to wait for Jay Cutler to acclimate. It’s time to get him into full preparation for the upcoming season, and that begins with officially inserting him into the starting job Thursday against Baltimore.

Regardless of reputation, Jay Cutler winning friends on Miami Dolphins | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—It’s getting increasingly normal to see Jay Cutler out on the practice field wearing a Miami Dolphins jersey. He looks like he’s been here all along, jawing with Adam Gase on the sideline and laughing with Matt Moore during stretches.

Dolphins QB Jay Cutler Adjusts to New Teammates |
It’s a little more than a week into his Dolphins career, and Miami is starting to feel all right about its new quarterback

Dolphins Running Backs

Miami Dolphins: Jay Ajayi out of concussion protocol; Kenyan Drake in | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE -- Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi is out of the concussion protocol. Ajayi had been practicing recently, yet his status for Thursday night's preseason game against Baltimore remains uncertain.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Leonte Carroo given preseason Week 1 grade of B
After an impressive touchdown catch against the Atlanta Falcons last Thursday, Miami Dolphins wide r...

Dolphins Tight Ends

Miami Dolphins’ Julius Thomas: nothing left to prove to outsiders | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — The numbers still jump off the page. The back-to-back 12-touchdown seasons and the 90 receptions in a season stand as tantalizing suggestions of what could be for Julius Thomas in his first Dolphins season. Except there’s a good chance Thomas won’t match those numbers in 2017.

Dolphins Offensive Line

That fast? Miami Dolphins rookie OTs turn to Laremy Tunsil for sage advice | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Never was the Dolphins’ youth at offensive tackle more stark than when undrafted rookie Eric Smith was talking about the veterans he leans on most for advice.

Dolphins Linebackers

Miami Dolphins to work out Maualuga, other linebackers | Miami Herald
Their linebacker depth depleted by injuries, the Dolphins plan to work out several on Wednesday, according to a source.

Miami Dolphins: Emerging leader Kiko Alonso lifts Raekwon McMillan | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—Imagine being 20 years old and closing in on a lifelong dream of starting in the NFL. That’s where Dolphins rookie Raekwon McMillan was before tearing his ACL on his first play in last week’s game against Atlanta. It’s a brutal game and a brutal lesson.

Dolphins Secondary

Dolphins lose starting cornerback Tony Lippett for season – ProFootballTalk
The Dolphins are down a starting cornerback. Tony Lippett has a torn Achilles tendon and will miss the entire season. Lippett, who started 13 games last season, was a 2015 fifth-round draft pick of the Dolphins. He suffered the injury during Monday's practice.

Miami Dolphins lose cornerback Lippett for season. Here's the fallout | Miami Herald
A torn Achilles’ tendon will sideline Tony Lippett for the season.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 8/15/17: Jay Cutler Could Start Thursday - 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.

Football Outsiders: Cutler’s fit, Tunsil’s move, Landry’s contract - The Phinsider
The annual Football Outsiders almanac is out and available over on their site. Recently, they gave me a preview of the yearly publication, and gave me a chance to talk to Scott Kacsmar, the author...

Dolphins make roster moves on Tuesday adding Griffey, Lawrence, Hickey - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have announced several roster moves on Tuesday, adding three players while waiving three others. The Dolphins added wide receivers Trey Griffey and Rashad Lawrence along with...

Adam Gase discusses the Dolphins' Quarterback Situation. - The Phinsider
Coach Adam Gase spoke on Pro Football Talk Live about the transition at quarterback for the Dolphins.

Ajayi cleared from concussion protocol, Drake diagnosed with concussion - The Phinsider
While Jay Ajayi has been officially cleared from the concussion protocol, Kenyan Drake has just begun the work of rehabbing from a concussion of his own.

Dolphins Lose Tony Lippett For The Season - The Phinsider
The training camp from hell continues for the Dolphins

Jay Cutler to make Dolphins debut versus Ravens on Thursday - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins will face the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday, and it appears it will be the first time quarterback Jay Cutler will be on the field for Miami. Signing with the team last week,...

PFF grades Terrence Fede as top Dolphins player from Falcons game - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins beat the Atlanta Falcons 23-20 last Thursday in a game that featured mostly the reserve and younger players for each team. It did not always spotlight the best football being...