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The Splash Zone 11/18/17: Previewing Buccaneers/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: Miami Dolphins at Carolina Panthers Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

There will be an inner state match-up this weekend as the Miami Dolphins will square off with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Both teams are coming off a lost and both teams have not lived up to expectations this season. This is the perfect game to get back on track for the Dolphins as Ryan Fitzpatrick is starting at quarterback for the Buccaneers.

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

Miami Dolphins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: How they match up in Week 11 | The Daily Dolphin
How do the Miami Dolphins (4-5) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-6) match up for Sunday’s NFL Week 11 tilt at Hard Rock Stadium? When the Dolphins have the ball… Miami total offense (31st in NFL) vs. Tampa Bay total defense (27th in NFL) Miami scoring offense (32nd) vs.


Buccaneers at Dolphins

Miami Dolphins must win against Tampa Bay or season’s over | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins must win on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to avoid stretching their losing skid to four games with a trip to New England and another loss following that.

AC in the AM: Dolphins Look For Right Path
For the first time in a month, the Dolphins will be playing a day game this Sunday against the Tampa Bay Bucs at Hard Rock Stadium. We can only hope it sheds some light on their season.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins: Tannehill lucky not to be mixed up in this mess
It was awful in August, when Ryan Tannehill was lost for the season with a knee injury in non-contac...

Miami Dolphins’ Jay Cutler: You always ‘fight’ drifting under pressure | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Jay Cutler knows that, yes, he usually throws the ball more accurately when he sets his feet and steps into the throw. It's physics. And Cutler isn't dumb. But when a reporter asked the Miami Dolphins quarterback about it on Thursday, Cutler grew a bit testy.


Dolphins Running Backs

Miami Dolphins’ Adam Gase: Transition to 2-headed RB exceeding my expectations | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Was Damien Williams throwing a flag on himself? Williams was discussing Kenyan Drake’s 66-yard touchdown run against Carolina on Thursday when he blurted out a confession. “If you watch film or the TV copy, I’m the 12th man on the field,” Williams said.


Dolphins 2017 Season

Miami Dolphins might be in panic mode according to NFL.com
The Miami Dolphins sit at 4-5 with the worst offense in the league, a defense that has been gashed t...

Why are so many Miami Dolphins on different pages during games? | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — In case you haven't heard, the Miami Dolphins need to communicate better and must get on the same page. This is not an exaggeration. There is no exaggerating this point.


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