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The Splash Zone 9/10/19: Brian Flores Vows There Will Be Improvement

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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.

Baltimore Ravens v Miami Dolphins Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

It can’t get much worse right? Many were expecting this team to be rather bad, but the results against the Ravens were very lackluster. Offense, defense, and special teams were out of sorts and a lot of eyes are turning towards the coaching staff now. Brian Flores met with the media yesterday and took full responsibility, along with the coaching staff, for the team’s pitiful performance.

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

I Said It: Brian Flores Focused On Improving This Team
“We'll be better. We'll get better.” - Brian Flores


Brian Flores

Dolphins loss to Ravens raises questions about Brian Flores | Miami Herald
Everyone understood the Miami Dolphins deconstructed their roster, but there was hope the team would be plucky — especially on defense because head coach Brian Flores coaches defense. Except Miami just yielded 59 points.

Brian Flores “can’t speak to accuracy of” report that some Dolphins players wanting out – ProFootballTalk
On Sunday, multiple Dolphins players emerged from a 59-10 loss to the Ravens with a clear message to their agents: Get me out of here. On Monday, coach Brian Flores was asked about the report. “I can’t speak to the accuracy of that one," Flores said, via Chris Fischer of NBC 6.


Dolphins Secondary

Xavien Howard won’t be traded (and he may be the only one) – ProFootballTalk
Multiple Dolphins players, as PFT reported on Sunday evening, have instructed their agents to get them away from a team that the believe is deliberately tanking the 2019 season. One player who reportedly won't be asking to be traded (and indeed won't be traded) is cornerback Xavien Howard.


Ravens at Dolphins

Miami Dolphins Snap Conclusions: Who played how much in loss to Baltimore Ravens - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
Miami Dolphins defensive back Reshad Jones may not be happy with his playing time percentage. And Kenyan Drake is likely not thrilled with his touches.

AC In The AM: Dolphins Disappointing On Opening Day
Brian Flores made no excuses and accepted the challenges facing the Dolphins moving forward.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 9/9/19: Dolphins Get Obliterated By Ravens - 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.

Have the Miami Dolphins hit rock bottom? - The Phinsider
"The night is darkest just before the dawn. And I promise you, the dawn is coming."

Miami Dolphins look to move on past the Ravens and Brian Flores has a big challenge in front of him (Phinsider Daily) - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins look to move on past the Ravens and Brian Flores has a big challenge in front of him (Phinsider Daily)

The Dolphins are who we thought they were, so why the panic? - The Phinsider
The 2019 Miami Dolphins are about rebuilding the foundation of the franchise ahead of the 2020 and 2021 seasons. Why was Sunday a surprise?

Buckle Up Dolphins’ fans. We’re in for a long Season. - The Phinsider
At least we can suffer together

Dolphins, Fans Must ‘Do Their Time’ - The Phinsider
As the 2019 NFL regular season begins, the Miami Dolphins and their fan base now find themselves facing the unenviable task of paying for all those warm, fuzzy visions of future Pro Bowl players,...

Ravens at Dolphins: Snap counts (Offense) in Miami’s 59-10 loss - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins were trounced by the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, losing 59-10 in a game that probably was not even as close as that score seems. The offensive highlights for Miami were a solid...