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The Splash Zone 8/17/17: Dolphins Depth Already Being Tested

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 are missing a few starters and they must turn to some of their depth players. Yes, the team has Matt Moore but Adam Gase decided to go out and sign his former quarterback Jay Cutler. Raekwon McMillan was going to be the team’s starting middle linebacker, but Mike Hull is taking over those duties for now.

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

Miami Dolphins depth already put to the test by major injuries - NFL Nation- ESPN
The Dolphins have lost starters at quarterback, linebacker, cornerback and offensive guard. And like every team, they know more injuries are coming.

Adam Gase

Gambling websites list Dolphins' Gase among coaches on the hot seat | Miami Herald
If Adam Gase wins the coach of the year award in 2017, he’ll pay out $1,000 on a $20 bet. Seems like good odds to us.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Dolphins QB Jay Cutler’s history with every team on 2017 schedule | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins have one of the toughest schedules in the NFL this year, but one upside for them is new quarterback Jay Cutler has done well against this group. In his 12-year career, Cutler is 27-21 as a starter against the 13 opponents Miami faces this season.

Timing, chemistry under the microscope in Jay Cutler's first Dolphins start | Miami Herald
Got your No. 6 Dolphins jersey? It’s time to break it out, as Jay Cutler makes his first start for the Dolphins Thursday night against the Ravens.

Miami Dolphins: Boring, safe Jay Cutler debut would be just fine
What would be a great result from Jay Cutler in Thursday night’s preseason debut as...

Dolphins Wide Receivers

‘Hidden gems in the haystack’: Miami Dolphins stacked with young WRs | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — For young receivers trying to land a roster spot on the Dolphins, to think about the situation they’re in would be to overthink it. Many of them are making plays, yet the math says seven players are fighting for one job. Or zero.

Dolphins Defensive Line

William Hayes already knows he wants to end his career a Miami Dolphin | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — William Hayes knows you've heard about his belief in mermaids and doubts about dinosaurs, but he'd like you to know he takes his job really seriously. "Make a difference," Hayes said. "Do something positive. Play at a high level.

Dolphins Offseason

Miami Dolphins 2017 injuries will bleed into ‘18 decision-making | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins have to manage injury issues this season, there is no getting around that, we all know that. But one of the more frustrating parts about the injuries that have befallen the team this preseason is their lasting aftermath.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 8/16/17: The Training Camp From Hell - The Phinsider
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Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing - The Phinsider
Weekly, we take a look around the SB Nation family of NFL blogs. Here are the news stories and analysis they are discussing.

How will the Miami Dolphins address Tony Lippett's absence? - The Phinsider
What options do the Dolphins have to fill the void left behind by Tony Lippett's season-ending injury?

Caption This! - The Phinsider
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AFC East Position Power Rankings: Linebacker - The Phinsider
Today, we rank each team in the AFC East at the linebacker position.