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The Splash Zone 11/1/17: No One Is Above The Team

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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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Adam Gase sent a message to his team yesterday as the Dolphins traded Jay Ajayi to the Philadelphia Eagles. The move is surprising but apparently the team was looking to move on from Ajayi after the season anyway. Gase was very critical on the running back after the Ravens game on Thursday. The relationship between Gase and Ajayi was never really good, dating back to week 1 of last season.

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

Analysis: Why would the Miami Dolphins trade Jay Ajayi? | The Daily Dolphin
The Miami Dolphins felt they were better off without Jay Ajayi, make no mistake. Coach Adam Gase had warned that he was going to play the players he felt knew what to do, whether the fans liked it or not.


Adam Gase

Miami Dolphins: Gase dumps Ajayi but coach deserves some blame
So the Jay everybody thought they could trust is a bust?


Dolphins Offense

How will the Miami Dolphins offense change without Jay Ajayi? | The Daily Dolphin
When the Miami Dolphins were scuffling and in need of an offensive identity last season, they found it in late October. Miami's offense became running back Jay Ajayi and an aggressive, physical, running attack. It was 204 yards, and 8.2 yards a carry against Pittsburgh at home.

The reasons Jay Ajayi is gone and Jarvis Landry is on the trade block | Miami Herald
Jay Ajayi is gone. Jarvis Landry is still with the Miami Dolphins but he’s on the trade block and can be had for the right price.


Dolphins Running Backs

Can Damien Williams, Kenyan Drake fill void at RB for Miami Dolphins? | The Daily Dolphin
  With the Dolphins shipping leading rusher Jay Ajayi to the Eagles for a fourth-round pick, the only running backs left on the roster are Damien Williams, Kenyan Drake and seldom-used Senorise Perry.

ESPN analysts break down Jay Ajayi trade
The Miami Dolphins parted ways with Pro Bowl running back Jay Ajayi.

Stephen A. Smith on Ajayi trade: ‘Something fishy is going
Stephen A. Smith went there.


Dolphins Offensive Line

Laremy Tunsil's play not saying kind things about Miami Dolphins left tackle | Miami Herald
If you follow me on Twitter, which you should, you may recall I told you Thursday night that Miami Dolphins left tackle Laremy Tunsil didn’t wish to stop and talk to reporters after the loss to the Ravens.


Dolphins Defense

NFL won't suspend Alonso or Suh | Miami Herald
But both might be fined


Dolphins Special Teams

AC in the AM: John Denney Approaches Impressive Milestone
Only two players in the 52-year history of the Miami Dolphins have played in at least 200 games: Dan Marino and Jason Taylor.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 10/31/17: Dolphins Offense Getting Some Reinforcements - 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.

Dolphins trade Jay Ajayi to Eagles - The Phinsider
Well that came as a surprise. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Miami Dolphins have traded running back Jay Ajayi to the Philadelphia Eagles. The Dolphins will receive a fourth-round...

Dolphins listening to trade offers for Jarvis Landry, but trade not expected - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins already traded away a major player on their offense, sending running back Jay Ajayi to the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday morning. It appears that is not the only trade the...

Miami Dolphins Rookie Report for Week Eight - The Phinsider
Suffering their second shutout loss of the season, let’s take a look at how the Miami Dolphins rookies performed Thursday night at Baltimore.

Kiko Alonso not expected to be suspended; Suh as well - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins had several players pick up unsportsmanlike conduct penalties during Thursday night’s game against the Baltimore Ravens, headlined by the hit from linebacker Kiko Alonso to the...