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The Splash Zone 10/4/17: Dolphins Fall In Rankings Again

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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.

NFL: International Series-New Orleans Saints at Miami Dolphins Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports

Is should be of no surprise to see the Dolphins ranked near the bottom of the league. It’s really upsetting considering how hyped up this team was. But this team has gone through a lot since the preseason. They lost Ryan Tannehill and had one long travel schedule since their week 1 game was postponed. Here’s hoping the team turns the season around on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.

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

Miami Dolphins continue to fall in Week 5 power rankings
It was a forgettable trip to London for the Miami Dolphins.


Dolphins Offense

ESPN.com writer surprised by Dolphins’ dismal offense
Nearly a quarter of the way through the season, not many people would have projected the Miami Dolph...

Miami Dolphins’ feeble offense killing their defense (again) | The Daily Dolphin
Beyond the obvious need to score points in order to win, the Dolphins’ current course offensively looks untenable for their defense. Just like last year, the early part of this season has required the defense to endure extended shifts with minimal rest.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

How ya miss me now? Miami Dolphins should ache for Ryan Tannehill | The Daily Dolphin
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill seems to be walking just fine. He's around the team constantly. He's on the road, even these long sojourns to Los Angeles and London.

VIDEO: NFL Countdown crew analyzes Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler&rsq
After the Miami Dolphins 20-0 defeat to the New Orleans Saints in London, the Sunday NFL Countdown c...


Dolphins Offensive Line

Where are running lanes Miami Dolphins’ linemen must clear for Jay Ajayi? | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — There can be little doubt that the Dolphins’ offense will go about as far as the Jay Train can chug along. But in this young season, Jay Ajayi’s production is down 23 1/2 yards per game.


Dolphins 2017 Season

Dolphins Week 4 ratings: PFF grades and Salguero commentary here | Miami Herald
The Dolphins lost on Sunday, The Miami Herald has learned. And in losing, the Dolphins had some good performances and some really bad performances, ProFootballFocus.com has learned.

Miami Dolphins now predicted to finish 3-13 by ESPN | Miami Herald
ESPN’s Football Power Index computer predictions model sees the Dolphins favored in only two remaining games. If it’s right, Miami is headed for a very bad season and very high draft pick in a draft with three quarterbacks highly rated. Just sayin’.

Miami Dolphins catch break: Tennessee Titans are equally dysfunctional | The Daily Dolphin
There’s some good fortune for the Dolphins as they try to steer out of a rough start to the season. This week’s game against Tennessee, coming off the trip to London, originally looked like it’d be one of the more challenging games on their schedule.

Miami Dolphins: 5 Snap Conclusions from loss to New Orleans | The Daily Dolphin
Lawrence Timmons (74 snaps, 100 percent). Timmons played every defensive snap for the Dolphins, and there were many. Timmons was rested, since he missed the first two games of the season, and he played with energy.


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The Splash Zone 10/3/17: Jay Cutler Is Still The Starting QB - The Phinsider
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Miami Dolphins Cordrea Tankersley to remain starting cornerback over Byron Maxwell - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are moving rookie cornerback Cordrea Tankersley into the starting lineup permanently, according to head coach Adam Gase. Tankersley was elevated into the role, playing opposite...

Jay Cutler remains Dolphins starting quarterback with Adam Gase’s support - The Phinsider
It did not take long for Miami Dolphins fans to start calling for a quarterback change. Maybe rightfully so after the team scored six points in eight quarters behind an offense that cannot find any...