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The Splash Zone 9/17/17: Miami Dolphins at Los Angeles Chargers

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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.

Miami Dolphins v San Diego Chargers Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images

The Dolphins 2017 season begins today as the team will take on the Los Angeles Chargers (I still keep typing San Diego). We will finally be able to see Jay Cutler play and Reshad Jones is back after being placed on I.R during last season. The road to the playoffs starts today.

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

Preview: Dolphins at Chargers, Sunday, 4 p.m. - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins face the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday in their delayed season opener after Hurricane Irma postponed their Week 1 game vs. Tampa Bay.


Dolphins at Chargers

Position groups of concern for Miami Dolphins in opener vs. Chargers | The Daily Dolphin
OXNARD, Calif.--The Dolphins have had about two months to really get everything in place for their season opener against the Chargers. Are they set? Not necessarily. Miami came into the week with a few positions still open for competition, which isn't ideal.

Miami Dolphins vs. L.A. Chargers: Post reporters make game predictions | The Daily Dolphin
What are our Dolphins writers expecting on Sunday when the Fins travel to Los Angeles to face the Chargers in Week 2 of the regular season? STAFF PREDICTIONS Joe Schad, Beat writer I’m worried about the damage Chargers end rushers Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram may do to Laremy Tunsil, ...


Dolphins Offense

Dolphins OC Clyde “The Cannon” Christensen has big arm, big heart | The Daily Dolphin
OXNARD, Calif.—It’s the beginning of practice, a time when the Dolphins do individual position drills to help players get warmed up, and DeVante Parker’s hands already sting.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Jay Cutler as Miami Dolphins QB: Mr. Right or Mr. Right Now | Miami Herald
It’s increasingly clear Cutler might be around longer than anyone expected if the right scenario plays out.

Good or bad, with Cutler, at least Dolphins won't be dull | Miami Herald
All-or-nothing Jay Cutler might be brilliant and might be awful but he won’t dull. And because of him, the sign for this Dolphins season reads, Caution: Wild Ride Ahead.


Dolphins Defense

How Matt Burke plans to fix the Dolphins’ defense (and mess with some heads in the process) | Miami Herald
Meet Matt Burke, the Dolphins’ first-defensive coordinator. But watch what you say. Burke has a degree in psychology.


Dolphins Secondary

Alterraun Verner’s first Miami Dolphins game in native Carson, Calif. | The Daily Dolphin
CARSON, Calif. — Of course Alterraun Verner needed more than 20 tickets for family and friends at the Miami Dolphins season opener at the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.


Dolphins 2017 Season

Dolphins' equipment staff does 'unbelievable' job of moving operations | Miami Herald
You need a lot more to play a football game than jerseys and pads. More than 25 tons of Dolphins gear crossed a continent last week. Here’s how.

‘No one has any clue’: Behind the scenes of Miami Dolphins’ instant move across country | The Daily Dolphin
OXNARD, Calif. — All that was required to move an NFL franchise across the country was transporting 25,000 pounds of equipment, juggling trucks and drivers so two men could take turns sleeping and driving to keep things rolling 24 hours a day, finding hotel rooms for 180 people, obtaining favo...


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

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2018 NFL Draft prospect preview: Miami Dolphins wide receiver targets - The Phinsider
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Miami Dolphins vs Los Angeles Chargers Week 2 updates and coverage - The Phinsider
We collect all of our stories before, during, and after the Miami Dolphins at Los Angeles Chargers Week 2 game in one location. If you want to join in any of the discussions, including during our live chat for the game, make sure you sign up for your free SB Nation account.

Melvin Ingram: Jay Cutler ‘not a problem for’ Los Angeles Chargers against Miami Dolphins - The Phinsider
The Los Angeles Chargers will open their second stint as a Los Angeles team on Sunday when they play their first home game in the city in 56 years. They will play this season in their temporary...

Dolphins finally getting close to starting 2017 season - The Phinsider
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