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The Splash Zone 8/22/17: Dolphins Hurting At Guard Now

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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 lost Ted Larsen and now the team may be without Kraig Urbik for the start of the season. Urbik was the backup plan as he was expected to take over Larsen’s spot but now the team will have to look elsewhere. Adam Gase stated that Jesse Davis could win the starting spot for week 1. The training camp from hell continues.

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

Dolphins may not have Kraig Urbik for start of regular season – ProFootballTalk
The Dolphins lost their projected left guard Ted Larsen to a torn biceps earlier this summer, which left Kraig Urbik as a likely starter on the offensive line for the start of the regular season. It looks like the team will have to come up with a Plan C.


Adam Gase

Miami Dolphins: What Adam Gase said after Monday practice with Eagles | The Daily Dolphin
PHILADELPHIA--The Dolphins wrapped up their first of two joint practices with the Eagles this morning, and the biggest news for them was nobody got hurt. There also were no inter-team skirmishes.


Dolphins Offense

Miami Dolphins’ Jay Cutler, Jay Ajayi could be perfect fit | The Daily Dolphin
PHILADELPHIA--Here's an idea that might work out well for the Miami Dolphins: Jay Ajayi believes the next step of his development is to become a top-level pass catcher out of the backfield, and his new quarterback has a propensity to use them.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Dolphins' Cutler said 'he always missed' the game during his short retirement | Miami Herald
Some wondered if Jay Cutler had passion for football late in his time with Chicago. But he said Monday that he simply got tired of losing.

Miami Dolphins enter crucial week for quarterback Jay Cutler - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Jay Cutler will try to achieve better chemistry with his teammates during a week that includes joint practices and a preseason game with the Eagles.

2006 NFL Draft: Miami Dolphins’ Jay Cutler lone relevant quarterback | The Daily Dolphin
PHILADELPHIA—It looks ridiculous now, but at the time it didn’t seem so crazy for the Cardinals to choose Matt Leinart over Jay Cutler in the 2006 NFL Draft. Arizona had the No. 10 pick, and Rose Bowl hero Vince Young was already off the board.


Dolphins Offensive Line

Jesse Davis’ football career turns upwardly on Dolphins offensive line | The Daily Dolphin
PHILADELPHIA--The name Jesse Davis probably doesn't sound familiar to Dolphins fans even though he's been with the team since last November. Turns out, he's one of this season's training camp surprises.


Dolphins Defense

Maxwell, Dolphins defense struggles in joint practice with Eagles | Miami Herald
Byron Maxwell probably wanted a more impressive return to Philadelphia. Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz went after Maxwell, who was part of a trade that brought Wentz to town.

Can Miami Dolphins defense overcome yards allowed with turnovers? | The Daily Dolphin
PHILADELPHIA — Only three NFL defenses allowed more yards than the Miami Dolphins in 2016.But when you close your eyes and think about Miami's defense last season, that's not what comes to mind.


Dolphins Defensive Line

The next great sack artist? Where top rookie pass-rushers stand - NFL 2017
Just how rare is it for rookies to get double-digit sacks? It has happened only six times in the past 10 years, including last season. Top pick Myles Garrett might be the best bet in 2017, but there's buzz elsewhere.


Dolphins Offseason

Sunrise Report: Did the Dolphins address their offseason needs?
Here are four things you should know to start your Monday off right...

Fact or Fiction: Which Miami Dolphins’ assertions have proven correct? | The Daily Dolphin
PHILADELPHIA--The offseason is a time for hope and promises, and this is the time of year we get our first shot at seeing which of those come true. The Dolphins are done with training camp and moving toward what many consider the most important preseason game, No.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 8/21/17: Dolphins Heading To Philadelphia For Joint Practices - 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.

AFC East Recap: Preseason Week 2 - The Phinsider
The Dolphins may have underperformed against the Ravens, but how did the rest of the AFC East fare in the second week of preseason?

Roster bubble watch: Miami Dolphins rookies to watch over the final two preseason games - The Phinsider
With the preseason winding down and roster spots still on the line, here are some Dolphins rookies to watch over the next two weeks.

Kraig Urbik to potentially miss regular season opener - The Phinsider
The Dolphins’ top backup on the interior offensive line is in danger of missing early regular season action.