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The Splash Zone 8/29/17: Jarvis Landry Is Going Nowhere

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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.

There have been rumors that the Dolphins were willing to trade away Jarvis Landry. Adam Gase shut down those rumors yesterday as he stated there was no chance that they would trade the wide receiver. The Dolphins have still done nothing to get Landry a new deal, who says he will not negotiate during the season.

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

Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase said there is 'no chance' wide receiver Jarvis Landry will be traded
Dolphins coach Adam Gase told reporters on Monday that "there's no chance" wide receiver Jarvis Landry will be traded.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Dolphins' Jay Cutler 'feels really good' heading into regular season - NFL Nation- ESPN
Jay Cutler has been with Miami for just three weeks but says he feels comfortable with the offense and has solid preseason numbers to prove it.


Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins have Mike Pouncey hip injury plan basically settled | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—Figuring out a way to keep Mike Pouncey on the field for 16 games is one of the most complicated and essential tasks the Dolphins have this season. Coming off another hip surgery and a season in which he played just five games, the team has significantly cut back his workload.


Dolphins Defensive Line

Is Miami Dolphins’ defensive line really better than last year? | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—Andre Branch contends that the current version of the Dolphins’ defensive line is the best on which he’s played. It’s even better than last year’s. Side note: It better be. Miami is paying a league-high $45.2 million to that unit.

Watch out: Something just clicked for Miami Dolphins DE Charles Harris | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—It takes a lot to irritate Dolphins defensive end Charles Harris, an irrepressibly upbeat guy who has taken every typical rookie frustration with stride. But one thing is starting to irritate him.

A look behind the scenes at what Ndamukong Suh is like as a co-worker | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—Fair or not, a clear image has been established for Ndamukong Suh. He’s been painted as surly, aloof and unfriendly. Those traits are evident at times in his interaction with the media, but like many players, there seems to be a different side to him when the cameras are off.


Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins’ Michael Thomas praying for hometown of Houston | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Dolphins defensive back Michael Thomas has had his eye on forecasts the past few days. He’s from Houston, which is dealing with the effects of Hurricane Harvey. “So far, my family’s straight,” Thomas said Sunday.

Maxwell could platoon with Verner as Dolphins evaluate cornerback race | Miami Herald
Dolphins corner Byron Maxwell is in a fight for a starting job, but didn’t seem overly stressed about it when he met with reporters Monday. ‘It is what it is.’


Dolphins Preseason

Some Miami Dolphins thoughts because I have a very active mind | Miami Herald
Some thoughts and things rolling around in my head:

Miami Dolphins seek clarity on several lineup battles, roster openings | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins have just about reached that time of year when they should be locking down roster decisions,.should know who is starting and should be all but ready for the regular-season opener.

Miami Dolphins (once again) wrestling with issues on third down | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — The season hasn’t even started, yet already, a familiar issue for the Dolphins has popped up again. On third down, the defense can’t get off the field. And the offense can’t stay on it.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 8/28/17: Dolphins Considering Benching Byron Maxwell? - 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.

Dolphins snap counts versus Philadelphia Eagles - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are preparing for their fourth-and-final preseason game of the year, a contest that will come up on Thursday when the team travels to face the Minnesota Vikings. The team is also...

Jarvis Landry trade rumors start, immediately denied - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have yet to make a contract extension offer to wide receiver Jarvis Landry, and now it appears that lack of contract is starting to lead to rumors of the Dolphins looking to...

PFF Grades: Lawrence Timmons Shines for the Dolphins - The Phinsider
On the cusp of making his regular season debut for the Miami Dolphins, Lawrence Timmons received Pro Football Focus' top grade for his efforts on Thursday night.

AFC East Recap: Preseason Week 3 - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins looked competent against the Eagles, but how did the rest of the AFC East perform last week?