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The Splash Zone 11/23/17: Matt Burke Takes Accountability For Some Bad Calls

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Kudos to Matt Burke to admitting he made some bad play calls on Sunday. Burke stated that he wished he could have had some calls back as he guessed wrong on a few plays. Not sure what happened to this defense that was playing some good ball at the beginning of the season.

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

Miami Dolphins | Burke 'disappointed' in his late play-calling | Miami Herald
Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke took the share of the blame for problems.


Adam Gase

Miami Dolphins: Too much of a mess for Adam Gase to 'clean up'
If Adam Gase were the custodian over at the Miami Dolphins’ training facility rather than the...


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore — willing and able | Miami Herald
Matt Moore or Jay Cutler? The Dolphins would not say Wednesday. And it appears that the principals in this telenovela have grown tired of the conversation.


Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins | Tunsil, Bushrod miss practice Wednesday | Miami Herald
The Dolphins were without three starting offensive linemen at Wednesday’s practice — not ideal, particularly with the Patriots up next.


Dolphins Defensive Line

Miami Dolphins: Is Cam Wake fatiguing with increased snaps? | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Cameron Wake has 3 tackles, 3 assisted tackles and 0 sacks in his last 4 games as a Miami Dolphin. This leads one to question, as Wake is now 35 years old, is he actually showing signs he is human? "Yeah, he's human," Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke said Wednesday, whe...


Dolphins Linebackers

With Gronk on horizon, Miami Dolphins DC Matt Burke says Kiko Alonso doing ‘really good job’ | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Linebacker Kiko Alonso offers a lot to the Dolphins’ defense. Defensive coordinator Matt Burke wanted to make that clear Wednesday. We know because Burke said Alonso has “a lot” of responsibilities 10 times when asked about Alonso’s effectiveness in pass coverage.


Dolphins at Patriots

Dolphins have uncertainty at LB; Bill Belichick likes Miami's QB situation - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke said he's unsure whether Chase Allen or Mike Hull would start at MLB this week at New England

Penalties may be ‘stupid,’ but they tell the story of whether Miami Dolphins win or lose | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — On a day in which the Dolphins managed to foul up so many things, it’s a play that went unnoticed. It hardly was the reason they lost, but it is indicative of why they keep losing.


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