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The Splash Zone 8/5/17: Miami Dolphins Have Reached Out To Jay Cutler

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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 Miami Dolphins, mainly Adam Gase, have reached out to retired quarterback Jay Cutler. Cutler and Gase worked together in Chicago and remain close friends. Cutler had his best year with Gase, so the connection makes sense. The Dolphins plan to move forward with Matt Moore for the time being.

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

Miami Dolphins have already reached out to Jay Cutler | Miami Herald
Even as they continue to weigh what to do with starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill and his injured left knee, the Miami Dolphins are already reaching out to multiple veteran quarterback options, with former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler being prominent among those.


Ryan Tannehill Injury

Ryan Tannehill’s Injury: Who Will Be the Dolphins’ QB? | SI.com
Ryan Tannehill’s noncontact knee injury reportedly might require season-ending surgery. Will the Miami Dolphins turn to backup quarterback Matt Moore,

Adam Gase: Surgery an option for Ryan Tannehill - NFL.com
Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase says no decision has been made on Ryan Tannehill's status. The Dolphins QB exited practice early on Thursday after injuring his left knee.

Dolphins veterans fire up locker room after Ryan Tannehill injury | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—This week has been as much of a downer as the Dolphins have encountered in a long time, but they’re fighting through it. They started the week by losing Jay Ajayi to a concussion, then saw practice go silent Thursday when Ryan Tannehill’s knee gave out.


Jason Taylor

Jason Taylor's life comes full circle, joining the Hall just miles from his college campus | Miami Herald
Jason Taylor will be enshrined Saturday into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, which even he wouldn’t have believed possible as a kid, when he barely had a cent to his name.

Johnson, not Thomas, introducing Taylor at Hall of Fame induction | Miami Herald
Jason Taylor at long last goes into the Hall of Fame Saturday. He has hundreds of former teammates and a slew of former coaches in town for the party. But where’s Zach Thomas?


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Adam Gase: Matt Moore is Dolphins’ QB “right now” | ProFootballTalk
Ryan Tannehill's knee injury has left the Dolphins in a state of uncertainty at the quarterback position. Dolphins coach Adam Gase said that backup Matt Moore will move into the top spot for the time being, just as he did when Tannehill originally hurt his knee last season.

Jay Cutler's reps, Dolphins have talked about contract - NFL.com
Jay Cutler's ride off into the broadcast booth might not happen so soon. With Ryan Tannehill's status seriously in question, the Dolphins and Cutler's representation have discussed a potential deal.

Jay Cutler wants to play and would really like to play for Adam Gase | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Jay Cutler would like to play quarterback in 2017 and he'd really like to play for coach Adam Gase again, a source said Friday. It will be up to the Dolphins if the reunion occurs, the source indicated.

Miami Dolphins' Matt Moore shines in first day with starters in camp - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
With Ryan Tannehill sidelined, quarterback Matt Moore showed off his arm and his ability to control the Dolphins' offense on Friday.

Jermon Bushrod on ex-teammate Jay Cutler: 'That's out of my pay grade' - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Guard Jermon Bushrod, who says the Dolphins will roll with whatever shakes out in their fluid QB situation, calls former teammate Jay Cutler "tough."

Get to know Dolphins’ backups Brandon Doughty and David Fales&nb
With the injury to starter Ryan Tannehill, every quarterback on the depth chart has been moved...


Dolphins Running Backs

Dolphin backup running backs get opportunity
Starting running back Jay Ajayi’s indefinite absence at Miami Dolphins training camp because o...


Dolphins Tight Ends

Dolphins’ Julius Thomas confident he’ll produce
The Miami Dolphins are still waiting to see glimpses of the Julius Thomas who thrived for the Denver...


Dolphins Defense

Dolphins' defensive rookies could shine in Saturday's scrimmage - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins could have four defensive rookie draftees -- end Charles Harris, linebacker Raekwon McMillan and tackles Davon Godchaux and Vincent Taylor -- shine in Saturday's scrimmage.

Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator discusses McMillan's rise, other personnel issues | Miami Herald
Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke, speaking for the first time in training camp, discussed a bunch of topics, including Davon Godchaux playing ahead of Jordan Phillips the past two days.


Dolphins Defensive Line

Miami Dolphins: Davon Godchaux pushing Jordan Phillips | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Davon Godchaux was a fifth-round draft choice this season, and Jordan Phillips is a former first-rounder, but it is clear that none of that matters at the moment to the Miami Dolphins.


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Dolphins training camp 2017 live chat - Practice 8 - The Phinsider
Join in the fan discussion of all things Dolphins training camp as it happens.

Miami Dolphins Position Battle Update: Starting Linebackers - The Phinsider
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Dolphins, Cutler ‘picking up steam’ while Tannehill watches practice from cafeteria - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have to find a way to replace quarterback Ryan Tannehill, who injured his knee on Thursday and may miss the entire 2017 season. While Matt Moore took the starting repetitions...

Jason Taylor Hall of Fame induction aided by Tom Brady letter - The Phinsider
Gold jacket for JT tonight! Induction tomorrow!

Who do you want at quarterback for the Dolphins? - The Phinsider
Assuming Ryan Tannehill is out...