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The Splash Zone 10/2/17: Dolphins May Be In Some Trouble

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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The Dolphins defense held up on their end but the offense must not have left the junkyard after last weeks garbage performance. Yesterday’s game was just as bad, but worse. An offense has to be really bad to not score against the Saints defense. The season is not over yet and if the team wins next week they will be at .500. But after these last two performances there is cause for concern.

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

Game recap: New Orleans Saints vs. Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 | Miami Herald
The Dolphins were almost shut out last week. Remove the almost this week. This offense is historically bad.

Saints at Dolphins

Miami Dolphins offense fails against New Orleans Saints in London | Miami Herald
The Dolphins offense turned in another lackluster performance in the shutout loss to the Saints, and coach Adam Gase and the players say they need to figure out what’s wrong in a hurry before the season is lost.

5 Instant Takeaways from Miami Dolphins loss to New Orleans Saints | The Daily Dolphin
LONDON — The Dolphins came a long way to not go very far at all. What a miserable offensive disaster on a cold, raw, afternoon in England. Here are 5 instant takeaways: This is a tired team. Head coach Adam Gase is unlikely to make excuses, but we can. These players are exhausted.

Grading the putrid Miami Dolphins for their loss to the New Orleans Saints | The Daily Dolphin
Grading the Dolphins for their dreary 20-0 loss to the New Orleans Saints at London's Wembley Stadium on Sunday. Despite boasting so much talent at the skill positions, and despite boasting a quarterback whisperer in coach Adam Gase, Miami has scored three total points the past two weeks.

Adam Gase

Dolphins’ Adam Gase can’t save rubbish offense in 20-0 loss to Saints | The Daily Dolphin

LONDON—Even with time to cool down and take stock of exactly what went wrong, the word Adam Gase selected to aptly describe the Dolphins’ offense going into this game was “garbage,” and he predictably used stronger language in private.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

With six points in two games, Jay Cutler, Dolphins' offense look lost - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
A week after scoring just six points, the Dolphins were shut out -- 20-0 by the Saints on Sunday -- for the first time since Dec. 22, 2013.

Adam Gase: Benching Jay Cutler not a consideration | The Daily Dolphin
LONDON — Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase was asked after Sunday's shutout loss to New Orleans if the club needs to make a change at quarterback. “No, no,” Gase said. The reporter followed up by nothing Miami has scored only six points in the last two games. “No," Gase said.

Dolphins Running Backs

Jay Ajayi: ‘What happens if we go to Miami and don’t score points?’ | The Daily Dolphin
LONDON — There was no dramatic West End conclusion for Jay Ajayi's homecoming story. There were only 12 carries. Only 46 yards. And a great deal of disappointment. "I think everyone's frustrated," Ajayi said. "Two games, really -- I mean, to put it, three games.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Dolphins’ O-linemen take responsibility for issues on offense - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins’ offensive linemen take responsibility for the struggles of the offense in back-to-back losses to the New York Jets and New Orleans Saints.

Dolphins Linebackers

What Lawrence Timmons said after Miami Dolphins debut | The Daily Dolphin
LONDON — Linebacker Lawrence Timmons made his Miami Dolphins debut on Sunday, and it's a debut that would not have happened if the club hadn't give him another chance.

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