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The Splash Zone 10/16/17: Dolphins Stun The Falcons

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Miami Dolphins v Atlanta Falcon Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

I’m not going to lie. I woke up yesterday morning expecting the Dolphins to get dominated by the Falcons. After one half of play, it looked grim. But as they say: “Any given Sunday”. The Dolphins found a way to pull of a great comeback. Jay Cutler looked sharp in the second half and Jay Ajayi was running angry. Thanks to some great play from the defense the Dolphins closed out the game with a Reshad Jones interception. This game reminds me of last year against the Steelers, where the team turned around their season. Let’s hope they can keep building on this momentum.

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

Game recap: Miami Dolphins vs. Atlanta Falcons | Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 | Miami Herald
Down 17-0 at halftime, the Dolphins suddenly showed a pulse, erasing a large deficit and upsetting the heavily-favored Atlanta Falcons 20-17 with a shocking 20-0 second half blitz that nobody could have seen coming after a dreadful first half.

Dolphins at Falcons

Dolphins' impressive comeback against Falcons just what they needed
The Dolphins erased a 17-point halftime deficit to stun the Falcons with 20 unanswered points -- the most Miami has scored in a game this season.

Miami Dolphins find a wonderful way to bury a bad week | Miami Herald
ATLANTA -- Suddenly no one wants to bench Jay Cutler. No one is mocking the Miami Dolphins with memes of a Dolphin snorting cocaine. Suddenly a team that seemed to be going off the rails last week with home fans booing, and offensive line coaches resigning, and players losing their tempers on the sideline and calling out fans days later, gets a respite from the lunacy.

In-game replay: Jay Cutler finds Jarvis Landry for Dolphins second tou
The Miami Dolphins inched closer to Atlanta Falcons in the third quarter on Sunday’s game than...

In-game replay: Dolphins’ Jay Cutler hits Kenny Stills for a tou
After throwing an interception on his final pass in the first half, Jay Cutler came out in the third...

5 Instant Takeaways: Miami Dolphins 20, Atlanta Falcons 17 | The Daily Dolphin
ATLANTA — The Miami Dolphins stunned the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sunday with a dramatic, come-from-behind victory. Here are five instant takeaways: Adam Gase's Miami Dolphins don't quit. Things looked miserable for the Dolphins in the first half, trailing 17-0.

Grading the Miami Dolphins for their 20-17 upset of the Atlanta Falcons | The Daily Dolphin
ATLANTA — Breaking down the Dolphins' 20-17 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday: Quarterback Facts are facts. Fact No. 1 is the sluggish start wasn’t just Jay Cutler’s fault. But he came out in the first half and was 8 of 14 for 64 yards, 1 interception and a 39.0 passer rating.

Miami Dolphins' Pouncey leaves with concussion; Postgame Dolphins nuggets | Miami Herald
Jake Brendel played well in Pouncey’s second-half absence.

Former Dolphins

Former Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster enters rehab facility
Former Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster has checked into a rehab facility, league sources told ESPN, following the release of a video showing him sniffing a white powder at the team's training facility.

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