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The Splash Zone 8/9/17: Jay Cutler Impresses In First Practice

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.

Everyone was finally able to see the Dolphins newest quarterback practice with the team yesterday and he impressed the media. Jay Cutler has always had one of the league’s best arms, but we were finally able to witness it at practice yesterday. Cutler was throwing ‘lasers’ according to the media. There may have been concerns about his arm after surgery in December, but it seems Cutler may have silenced those critics.

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

Jay Cutler a star in Miami Dolphins first practice | Miami Herald
Jay Cutler woke up in the Miami Dolphins team hotel Tuesday morning and initially didn’t know where he was. Luckily for the Dolphins, once their quarterback got his bearings he felt no misgivings about postponing a broadcasting career and agreeing to play again.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins QB Jay Cutler “fired up” to be around Dan Marino | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—Jay Cutler doesn’t need a mentor at this stage of his career, but he’ll gladly use Dolphins executive Dan Marino as resource while he’s here.

Miami Dolphins: Ryan Tannehill fist-bumping (and helping) Jay Cutler | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Ryan Tannehill seemed to be walking around Miami's practice just fine on Tuesday afternoon, but of course he didn't have a helmet and didn't have full pads. Tannehill's knee isn't right, even though nobody will say for sure that they know he's having surgery.

Miami Dolphins QB Jay Cutler has no regrets about leaving retirement | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE--When Jay Cutler woke up this morning in a hotel room near the Dolphins’ practice facility, it took him a moment to remember where he was. In a matter of days his life flipped from a part-time TV job to the unrelenting demands of NFL training camp.

Jay Cutler: Dolphins QB didn't know where he was when he woke up |
Jay Cutler's first night in the Dolphins' team hotel was apparently a massively disorienting experience.

How Miami Dolphins' Gase helped Cutler; plus Cutler notes
With Gase coaching him, Cutler tied Aaron Rodgers in one important area in 2015.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

BREAKOUT! Jakeem Grant shines with two TDs at Miami Dolphins practice | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — This is Jakeem Grant, the wide receiver, who starred at Texas Tech. This is the burner. The speedster. The playmaker. Grant, who has struggled with consistency since his arrival as a rookie last season, has the Miami Dolphins practice of his life on Tuesday morning.

Dolphins' Grant emerges, fulfills his Cutler dream | Miami Herald
Jakeem Grant’s development as a receiver has been striking in the past week. Plus, notes and Bill Belichick’s Tuesday testimonial for Jason Taylor.

Jarvis Landry responds to investigation into domestic incident | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — One day after it was revealed he is the subject of an investigation into a domestic incident, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry said he is cooperating. I have been upfront with the team," Landry said after Tuesday's practice. "I've been upfront with law enforcement.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Suh has 'ultimate respect' for rival-turned-teammate Cutler | Miami Herald
There are many reasons Jay Cutler decided to come out of retirement, but this could be near the top of the list: He won’t have to face longtime tormentor Ndamukong Suh.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 8/8/17: Jay Cutler Is Officially A Miami Dolphin - 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 training camp practice 11 live chat - The Phinsider
It’s Jay Cutler day at the Miami Dolphins’ training camp practice this morning. After officially signing his contract on Monday, Cutler is expected to be on the practice field for the first time...

Which Dolphins’ rookie will make the biggest impact in 2017? - The Phinsider
For years, it seemed as though the Miami Dolphins’ drafts were average at best. Yes, there were players here and there with elite talent, but overall there were more busts than NFL greats. Most...

Former Dolphins Tackle Branden Albert Intends To Return To The Jaguars - The Phinsider
After announcing his retirement last week, it appears that Branden Albert is attempting to rejoin the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Cutler Is Not Lazy and Uninterested... - The Phinsider
The media narrative is!

AFC East Position Power Rankings: Safety - The Phinsider
Where does each team in the AFC East stack up at the safety position?