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The Splash Zone 9/21/17: Cody Parkey Named AFC Special Teams Player

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After a stellar performance on Sunday, Cody Parkey was named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week. Parkey kicked the game winning field goal and was perfect on all four of his field goal attempts. Parkey is the first Dolphin to receive this award since 2015, when Jarvis Landry won it.

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

Cody Parkey kicks way to AFC special teams player of the week – ProFootballTalk
The kicking carousel in the NFL can move in strange ways, as illustrated by the sequence of events that led Cody Parkey to the Dolphins this season. The Dolphins once cut Caleb Sturgis in order to make Andrew Franks their kicker and Sturgis wound up replacing Parkey as the kicker in Philadelphia ...


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins' Jay Cutler gets passing grade in season opener - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Jay Cutler had a solid showing in his Dolphins debut, going 24-of-33 passing. But perhaps most importantly, he didn't commit a turnover.


Dolphins Wide Receivers

Meet the Miami Dolphins newest running back ... | Miami Herald
Today I introduce to you the Miami Dolphins newest running back...


Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins’ Mike Pouncey played every snap, but can he play every game? | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Mike Pouncey missed the last seven games of 2016 and played just 14 snaps in preseason. So it would have been difficult for even Pouncey to say he knew what to expect against the Los Angeles Chargers last weekend.


Dolphins Linebackers

Gase declines to elaborate on Timmons suspension, leaves door open for return - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase left the door open Wednesday for LB Lawrence Timmons to rejoin the team after his indefinite suspension is over.

Miami Dolphins: New linebacker Stephone Anthony healthy, ready to play | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—With the Dolphins light at linebacker in general and hurting even more so with Lawrence Timmons suspended, they need new acquisition Stephone Anthony ready as soon as possible.

Ten things to know about new Dolphins linebacker Stephone Anthony | Miami Herald
Stephone Anthony flashed but also frustrated with New Orleans.

Miami Dolphins depth chart has Rey Maualuga replacing Lawrence Timmons
Rey Maualuga is the most likely choice to fill in for the suspended Lawrence Timmons, but will he play at middle or outside linebacker?

Lawrence Timmons eventually back on the Miami Dolphins? Yes | Miami Herald
Did he kill somebody? Did Lawrence Timmons assault someone? Did the linebacker go AWOL from the Miami Dolphins this weekend because he raised his hand to a woman, a coach or anyone?


Dolphins 2017 Season

Miami Dolphins practice report: Three starters out Wednesday | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—The Dolphins appear to be taking precautions with at least two of their key players, and two others also missed today’s practice. Miami held out running back Jay Ajayi and wide receiver Jarvis Landry today as both deal with ongoing knee concerns.


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