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The Splash Zone 8/25/17: Dolphins Fall To Eagles 38 - 31

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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 fell to the Eagles last night, but that doesn’t mean all was bad. Jay Cutler looked pretty good after a rough series. Plus the wide receivers did some work last night with Jakeem Grant breaking tackles and taking one to the house. But all was not well with the defense as the Eagles moved the ball with ease at times.

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

Five instant takeaways: Miami Dolphins at Philadelphia Eagles | The Daily Dolphin
Jay Cutler was impressive. Cutler was so good (5-for-8, 105 yards and one touchdown) that coach Adam Gase pulled him shortly after the start of the second quarter, having seen enough.


Dolphins at Eagles

Jay Cutler impresses, but Dolphins suffocated by turnovers against Eagles - Sun Sentinel
New Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler produced a 145.8 passer rating against the Philadelphia Eagles in Miami's third preseason game.

Miami Dolphins at Philadelphia Eagles, Game recap, Thurs., Aug. 24, 2017 | Miami Herald
Practice makes perfect for the Eagles. And it exposed Miami’s flaws. After two days of joint workouts, the Eagles ripped apart Miami’s porous defense in preseason game No. 3.

Jay Cutler wows in first start for the Miami Dolphins
The Dolphins quarterback fumbled early but recovered in his second appearance with the team.

QB Jay Cutler shows he’s what the Miami Dolphins need this season | The Daily Dolphin
PHILADELPHIA—For all the time he missed while playing pickup basketball at Vanderbilt and throwing with his kids in the backyard, Jay Cutler is right where the Dolphins need him to be as they hit the homestretch of the preseason.

Grading the Miami Dolphins against Philadelphia (take a bow, receivers) | The Daily Dolphin
Grading the Dolphins for their wild 38-31 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in preseason Game No. 3 on Thursday night: Quarterbacks Jay Cutler officially was 5-of-8 for 105 yards and a TD but was robbed of another score when cornerback Ronald Darby mowed down Kenny Stills in the end zone.


Dolphins Roster

Miami Dolphins: Adam Gase to keep full 90-man roster through preseason | The Daily Dolphin
PHILADELPHIA--The NFL's new roster cut rules create an interesting question for players on the fringe of making the team: Would they rather be cut loose earlier and have the chance to latch on somewhere else, or is it better to stay all the way to the Sept.

3 Miami Dolphins undrafted rookies Mike Tannenbaum complimented | The Daily Dolphin
PHILADELPHIA — Asked to name a few undrafted rookies who have stood out to him, Miami Dolphins executive vice president Mike Tannenbaum chose three players who have excelled in training camp and the preseason.


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