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The Splash Zone 11/24/17: Jay Cutler Could Still Play Sunday

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Adam Gase has yet to rule Jay Cutler out for Sunday’s game. Cutler is in the concussion protocol, but was at practice yesterday and was throwing the football. We should have a better understanding of the quarterback situation today (Friday).

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

Miami Dolphins | Cutler could start Sunday with no practice | Miami Herald
Thanksgiving? No holiday at Dolphins camp. It was a full day, with plenty of news. Item No. 1: Jay Cutler could still play Sunday against the Patriots.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Is Miami Dolphins backup QB Matt Moore pushing for the starting job? | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—It’s been an odd run for Dolphins backup quarterback Matt Moore since Adam Gase’s arrival as head coach. Moore, now a 10-year veteran, has been with Miami since 2011. He came in under Tony Sparano and held his job through the Joe Philbin era and the move to Gase.

Jay Cutler injury update: Miami Dolphins QB passing at practice | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler, apparently progressing in the concussion protocol, was throwing some passes while wearing a helmet in the early portion of practice on Thursday afternoon.


Dolphins Running Backs

What did Bill Belichick see in RFA Damien Williams this offseason? | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — When he was a restricted free agent this offseason, Miami Dolphins running back Damien Williams took a visit to Foxborough, Mass., home of the New England Patriots and coach Bill Belichick.


Dolphins Wide Receivers

Career day while hurt? Here’s how Miami Dolphins’ Kenny Stills managed a 180 | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — In the end, the only thing questionable about Kenny Stills last week was why there was any question in the first place. Stills suffered a back injury in practice last week and there were concerns he might not be able to play against Tampa Bay.


Dolphins Offensive Line

Adam Gase expects Laremy Tunsil (illness) to play Sunday | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Miami Dolphins left tackle Laremy Tunsil has been sidelined from practice since Sunday's game due to an illness. But Miami coach Adam Gase said Thursday he expects Tunsil to play. "He'll be better by then," Gase said. For now? "I'm not going near him," Gase said.


Dolphins Defensive Line

Miami Dolphins: Draft steal Davon Godchaux flashes speed, power | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Looking nothing like a fifth-round pick, Davon Godchaux overpowered a Tampa Bay Bucs guard on the last play of the first quarter on Sunday.

Ndamukong Suh defends Dolphins’ few sacks, but d-line underperforming | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—Many factors go into making a full assessment of the Dolphins’ defensive line, but one simple statement is hard to argue: For $41 million, the team should be getting more than 17 sacks. The price tag is second in the league, while the sack total is 26th.


Dolphins at Patriots

Slumping Miami Dolphins visit high-flying New England Patriots | Miami Herald
Our NFL Week 12 predictions for Dolphins-Patriots, the Game of the Week, the Upset of the Week and all the rest.


Dolphins 2017 Season

Miami Dolphins thankful for Hubert, their delightful, dancing housekeeper | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — The Miami Dolphins have lost four straight games and so players are often asked about the mood of the team and how the players are keeping a positive mindset.

Miami Dolphins' young veterans stuck in neutral | Miami Herald
Several of the Dolphins’ second- and third-year players haven’t improved as much as Miami had hoped.

Miami Dolphins 2017 offseason didn’t make team better as hoped | Miami Herald
A look at the Miami Dolphins 2017 offseason shows the team wasted multiple opportunities and valuable cap room while trying to find a way to improve the team after a successful 2016.


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