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The Splash Zone 11/17/17: DeVante Parker Has Lost His Edge

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This past offseason and during training camp, the coaching staff and media were buzzing about DeVante Parker and how he was just going to take off this year. We’re still waiting on that. In week 2, Parker was making those flashy plays and we all thought this was it, this is actually going to happen. But Parker got hurt again and missed three games thanks to his hamstring.

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

Miami Dolphins | Injury has derailed Devante Parker's season | Miami Herald
DeVante Parker was supposed to be a big deal this year. Instead, he is just another receiver, at least statstically. Why?


Adam Gase

What Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Thursday before Bucs game | The Daily Dolphin
What Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Thursday:   • On the defense, it's a group deal. It needs to be 11 guys. At the end of the day everybody needs to be on the same page.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins: Why did Jay Cutler miss so badly on some Monday throws? | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — When Jay Cutler misses a target, he often misses badly. Sometimes it's hard to know, was there a miscommunication? Is Cutler still shaking off rust from not participating in the offseason? Or is he just, sometimes, that bad? Well, perhaps it's a combination of all three.

Jay Cutler stats, ProFootballFocus grades show inconsistency | Miami Herald
Jay Cutler’s statistics and ProFootballFocus grades shows his inconsistency while Jermon Bushrod does something rare.


Dolphins Secondary

After poor game, Dolphins' Xavien Howard must have short-term memory - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Xavien Howard struggled against Cam Newton and the Panthers, but coach Adam Gase says the young cornerback is learning and can't lose his confidence.


Buccaneers at Dolphins

Miami Dolphins practice report: Who’s in/out as Buccaneers game nears? | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—The Dolphins are working with a short week as they prepare for the Tampa Bay game on Sunday. Part of that was by their own choice since coach Adam Gase gave players the day off Wednesday. That makes today the first—and basically only—practice of the week.

Upcoming opponents have QB controversies, but can Miami Dolphins take advantage? | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — With two games looming against the Patriots and Bills and a potentially frigid trip to Kansas City still to come, the schedule-maker didn’t do the Dolphins any favors. But there is one wrinkle that could work in the Dolphins’ favor: unsettled quarterbacking.

Dolphins, Buccaneers meet in delayed game (Nov 19, 2017) | FOX Sports
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Sunday's game in which the Tampa Bay Buccaneers visit the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium was supposed to be the season opener for both teams on Sept. 10.

Dolphins | Luck actually has been on Miami's side this year | Miami Herald
Let’s be clear: The Dolphins are not getting the breaks they got last year. But it would be unfair to say that they have been without luck.


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Phinsider Week 11 Game Previews and Predictions - The Phinsider
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Will Dolphins bounce back from embarrassing prime-time losses? - The Phinsider
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