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The Splash Zone 10/26/17: Dolphins Out To Prove The Doubters Wrong

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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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Despite a 4-2 record, everyone seems to be doubting this team and they have their right to. The offense has been abysmal and is last in most offensive categories. But this team has still won four games, an impressive feat considering everything that has happened so far this season. The Dolphins get a chance tonight to prove all those doubters wrong as the team will look to keep their win streak going against the Baltimore Ravens.

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

Dolphins vs. Ravens: Miami has chance to prove doubters wrong | Miami Herald
Thursday night in Baltimore is first of three straight prime-time games for Miami — a franchise first. The Dolphins have the stage to prove the doubters wrong, or right, with America watching.


Dolphins at Ravens

Boring bowl? Ravens, Dolphins bring NFL's worst offenses into prime time - NFL Nation- ESPN
The Ravens have one offensive touchdown in the past 10 quarters and the Dolphins are actually ranked worse than them.

Three position groups of concern for Miami Dolphins vs. Ravens | The Daily Dolphin
BALTIMORE--There's nothing easy about a road game against the Ravens, but in the big picture of the Dolphins' schedule this is a game they should win if they're a legitimate playoff contender.

Miami Dolphins without two starters - and four questionable - for Thursday's game | Miami Herald
The Dolphins have health issues on a short week.

Miami Dolphins enter historic prime-time run, must reverse recent history | Miami Herald
A six-pack of notes, as the Dolphins embark on an unprecedented prime time run.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Backup Matt Moore looks to end Dolphins' futility against Ravens | Miami Herald
Be afraid of the Ravens. Be very afraid. Even banged up, Baltimore is favored over Miami for a reason.

Miami Dolphins QB Matt Moore brings more than energy; he brings talent | The Daily Dolphin
BALTIMORE — What if it's not just that Matt Moore is energetic and inspiring and fiery? What if Matt Moore is a really good NFL quarterback? What if all this time, he's been right, knowing that he can play this game at a really high level, knowing that if just given the chance...


Dolphins Wide Receivers

Jarvis Landry’s TD streak makes him far more valuable fantasy-wise | The Daily Dolphin
The numbers say that Jay Ajayi should have a big game against the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday Night Football. Baltimore has the worst rush defense in the league, allowing over 145 yards a game, including 100-plus yards in three of their last four contests to Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell, Jordan ...


Dolphins Defensive Line

Miami Dolphins’ bruised defensive line is stretched thin by Thursday nighter | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Although it’s nice for fans to be able to watch an NFL game on a Thursday night, it’s a challenge for the players. Doubly so for the road team, who basically must cram a week's worth of preparation into Monday and Tuesday before flying out.


Dolphins Linebackers

Miami Dolphins LB Lawrence Timmons breaks down how to tackle | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Lawrence Timmons has tackled a man 976 times since he entered the NFL. "Us old guys," Timmons said Tuesday, "we've got quite a few." The Miami Dolphins linebacker has 24 tackles in four games this season and because it seems like he's always so well positioned, so technically so...


Dolphins 2017 Season

Miami Dolphins’ rise continues in NFL Week 8 power rankings
The Miami Dolphins continued to show their resiliency after erasing another two-touchdown deficit to...

This drafting strategy helps Miami Dolphins make big-time plays in big-time moments | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — It’s now a dozen games and counting, 12 straight times the Dolphins were in a game where one play meant the difference between winning and losing and 12 straight times those plays went Miami’s way. Luck? Adam Gase doesn’t think so.


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