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The Splash Zone 9/19/17: Lawrence Timmons Wants To Play, But Future Uncertain

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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.

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We all know the Lawrence Timmons situation and how bizarre it is. The linebacker who just left his team behind has said that he wants to play with the team. But will he get that chance? Adam Gase has yet to speak to the linebacker, so Timmons future with the team is up in the air. The Dolphins linebacking unit was already thin, so it wouldn’t be surprising to see them keep Timmons around. But Gase is not a happy camper right now, so it will be interesting to see how this situation plays out.

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

Miami Dolphins' Gase non-committal on Timmons' future, addresses other topics | Miami Herald
Adam Gase discussed myriad topics a day after the Dolphins’ season-opening win.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami: Jay Cutler on Jay Ajayi: ‘I have the best seat in the house.’ | The Daily Dolphin
CARSON, Calif. — If there was any doubt that Jay Ajayi is going to be the centerpiece of the Miami Dolphins offense again in 2017, just look inside Sunday's box score.


Dolphins Running Backs

Miami Dolphins’ Jay Ajayi powers through tacklers in opener
Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi proved why he is one of the hardest ball carriers to tackle in...


Dolphins Wide Receivers

DeVante Parker poised to become Miami Dolphins' breakout star | Miami Herald
What DeVante Parker thought was a low hit Sunday may or may not have been. But forgive him his feelings. Parker is finally healthy — and could be the Dolphins’ next breakout star.


Dolphins Linebackers

Miami Dolphins linebacker Lawrence Timmons to meet with doctors on Monday
Dolphins LB Lawrence Timmons is scheduled to meet with doctors, sources said, one day after he was inactive and snapped his streak of 101 consecutive starts.

Gase must address Lawrence Timmons distraction quickly | Miami Herald
Gase needs to deal with the Timmons issue fast, rid his team of the latest distraction, and make the focus on football again.


Dolphins at Chargers

Jahleel Addae hit on Dolphins WR DeVante Parker leads to tunnel fight | The Daily Dolphin
CARSON, Calif.—Having one tunnel that both teams share to exit the field is a terrible idea for an NFL stadium. When the Dolphins and Chargers inevitably got chippy with each other Sunday, they had a great opportunity to finish the fight when they went to the locker room at halftime.

Miami Dolphins' young players with mixed results; Eye-opening Dolphins, Cutler numbers | Miami Herald
A 12-pack of notes, a day after the Dolphins’ 19-17 season-opening win at the Los Angeles Chargers:

Miami Dolphins’ new motto: “Anywhere. Anytime.” | The Daily Dolphin
CARSON, Calif.—The Dolphins can’t possibly be happy about how their schedule is working out this season—some of those challenges were planned, some a result of Hurricane Irma—but they’re adamant about not getting bogged down in excuses.


Dolphins 2017 Season

Miami Dolphins get winless New York Jets Sunday | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins have won a game this NFL season. The New York Jets have not. The two longtime AFC East rivals meet Sunday in the Meadowlands.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 9/18/17: Dolphins Win A Nail Biter Against Chargers - 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 beat Chargers: Fan reactions - The Phinsider
Last night, during the Sunday Night Football game, I asked Twitter for their reactions to the Miami Dolphins’ 19-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. It was not the most efficient win ever,...

Lawrence Timmons absence questions still remain for Dolphins; Adam Schefter update Monday morning - The Phinsider
Something dramatic clearly happened, leading to a veteran entering his 11th season in the league, with 101 straight starts under his belt - the longest active streak for a linebacker in the NFL -...

Dolphins beat Chargers 19-17: How do you feel about the win? (Poll) - The Phinsider
This season, we are going to throw a poll out to you each Monday, looking back at the Miami Dolphins’ most recent win. Sometimes, that poll may be as simple as selecting a player for the game ball....

TMZ: Dolphins filed missing persons report on Lawrence Timmons - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins reported on Sunday, when news of the departure from the team of linebacker Lawrence Timmons broke, that they knew of the whereabouts of their free agent acquisition. That may...