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The Splash Zone 8/27/17: Which Players Are On The Roster Bubble?

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 have decided to keep their whole roster for the entire preseason and will reduce their roster to 53. The fourth preseason game is where we see depth players vying for a spot on the roster. Which is why players on the roster bubble have to find a way to impress the coaching staff.

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

Which Miami Dolphins are now squarely on roster bubble? | The Daily Dolphin
The Miami Dolphins are going to play a preseason game at the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday night in which nobody who is projected to start should be expected to play. But for more than 20 of the players who will suit up for the Dolphins, there is great uncertainty.


Dolphins Wide Receivers

Miami Dolphins’ Jakeem Grant: ‘I’m stronger than average little guy’ | The Daily Dolphin
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles safety thought he was in perfect position to squash Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jakeem Grant into a waterbug. Terrence Brooks had Grant lined up. But he underestimated his target.


Dolphins Defense

African trip ‘majestic’ for Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke | The Daily Dolphin
[RELATED: Breaking down what went wrong for Dolphins D vs. Eagles] DAVIE — Were the Dolphins fortunate with injuries this summer? While it sounds crazy to ask, the truth is, things could have gotten much uglier.


Dolphins Preseason

As season opener nears, Miami Dolphins as confusing as ever | The Daily Dolphin
PHILADELPHIA—Is the offense covering for the defense, or is the defense buying time for the offense to take shape? That’s not an ideal question for the Dolphins to be asking this close to the regular season, and the answer seems to change week to week.


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Patriots believe Julian Edelman tore ACL - The Phinsider
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Jakeem Grant is more than just a returner - The Phinsider
The 5’7" Jakeem Grant may finally be realizing his full potential as a playmaker in Miami’s offense.