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The Splash Zone 10/7/17: Previewing Titans/Dolphins Matchup

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 Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Dolphins will be taking on a familiar foe this weekend as the Dolphins and Titans seem to meet on a yearly basis. The last time these two met was last season with a Titans victory. After that loss, the Dolphins season turned around so maybe that magic can happen this Sunday too.

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

Tennessee Titans at Miami Dolphins: How do teams match up in Week 5? | The Daily Dolphin
How do the Miami Dolphins and Tennessee Titans match up for Sunday’s NFL Week 5 tilt at Hard Rock Stadium? When the Dolphins have the ball… Miami passing offense (28th in NFL) vs.

Titans at Dolphins

Miami Dolphins vs. Tennessee Titans: Post reporters make predictions | The Daily Dolphin
What are our Dolphins writers expecting on Sunday when the Fins host the Tennessee Titans in their home opener in Week 5? Well, 75 percent of them (OK, it's just three out of four, but still...) think Miami can pull out a win at Hard Rock Stadium.

Miami Dolphins practice report: Positive signs going into Titans game | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE--As Adam Gase said earlier this week, the Dolphins are out of excuses. The trying part of their travel schedule is behind them, and they're mostly healthy heading into Sunday's home opener against the Titans.

Here’s 1,063 words of Miami Dolphins information out of Salguero’s notebook | Miami Herald
Clearing out the notebook as the Dolphins wrap up preparations for Sunday’s home-opener against the Tennessee Titans:

Here’s one way to tell how very long it has been since Miami Dolphins played at home | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — If you think the Dolphins are having a challenge time putting a decent drive together, consider the plight of two of their players on defense.

Adam Gase

What Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Friday | The Daily Dolphin
Highlights of Dolphins coach Adam Gase's chat with Friday, his last news conference before Sunday's home opener against the Tennessee Titans: On Tennessee's running attack (Murray/Henry) and challenge for Dolphins D: "This is where we'll find out really where we're at.

Dolphins Tight Ends

Miami Dolphins should use Anthony Fasano more, Julius Thomas less | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — The Miami Dolphins need tight end Anthony Fasano on the field more, and if that's at the expense of tight end Julius Thomas, so be it. The Dolphins need more of Fasano because he is a physical, aggressive, brawling, blocking tone-setter.

Dolphins Linebackers

Miami Dolphins LB Mike Hull has an interesting side job | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—The NFL is a league of contingency plans, and while the Dolphins haven’t worried much about the long snapper position during John Denney’s 13 years with the team, they do have a backup plan.

Rey Maualuga will likely be doing something Sunday he hasn’t done before | Miami Herald
It’s time for Rey Maualuga.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 10/6/17: Dolphins Run Blocking Is Historically Bad - 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.

Five Players That Will Decide Dolphins vs. Titans - The Phinsider
It’s hard to win games when you don’t score points - here’s a look into how Miami may be able to get out of its current funk

Rey Maualuga in line to make Dolphins debut - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins may be adding another piece to their linebacker corps this week as it appears free agent addition Rey Maualuga is in position to make his debut with the team. The Dolphins signed...

Andrew Franks expected to get workout from Buccaneers - The Phinsider
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers did everything they could on Thursday night to beat the New England Patriots, ultimately losing the game 19-14. Well, not everything they could do - because they could not...