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The Splash Zone 11/30/17: Jay Cutler Clears Concussion Protocol

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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The Dolphins got some good news yesterday as Jay Cutler has been cleared to practice. Cutler was in the concussion protocol and is now available for Sunday’s game against the visiting Denver Broncos. Adam Gase has already stated that Cutler is the starter on Sunday as Matt Moore was unable to secure the job after the Patriots game. Cutler has now suffered a concussion and broken ribs during his first/only season with the Dolphins.

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

Jay Cutler will start for Miami Dolphins vs. Broncos - NFL.com
Jay Cutler will be back on the field this week for the Miami Dolphins. The veteran quarterback has cleared concussion protocol and will play Sunday against the Denver Broncos.


Adam Gase

What Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase said Wednesday (Denver week) | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE--The Dolphins are stuck in a five-game losing streak and will look to break out of it Sunday against Adam Gase's old team, the Broncos. Miami is coming off a 35-17 loss at New England with Matt Moore at quarterback, and Gase said Jay Cutler will start against Denver.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins should draft quarterback in first two rounds in 2018 - AFC East- ESPN
The Dolphins aren't going anywhere until their quarterback situation is solved, and this draft class should have many talented signal-callers.


Dolphins Running Backs

Dolphins promote De’Veon Smith – ProFootballTalk
The Dolphins promoted running back De'Veon Smith from the practice squad. Damien Williams injured his shoulder in the 35-17 loss to the Patriots, and Senorise Perry was diagnosed with a concussion. That left Kenyan Drake as the Dolphins' only healthy running back at the end of the game.


Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins’ Michael Thomas severs ties with Anquan Boldin’s coalition | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Dolphins safety Michael Thomas has severed ties with the Players Coalition, a group whose leaders include Pahokee’s Anquan Boldin, as the NFL submitted a proposal to the coalition that would contribute almost $100 million to causes seeking social justice.


Dolphins 2017 Season

What Miami Dolphins got right, wrong in building their team | Miami Herald
An examination of the Dolphins philosophy for building their team, including where they got it right and where they got it wrong.

Miami Dolphins will have interesting options in NFL Draft | Miami Herald
An early primer on players projected for the first round at positions of need for the Dolphins

As Miami Dolphins honor Hall of Famer Jason Taylor, they should retire No. 99 | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — When Jason Taylor receives his ring Sunday to commemorate his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, it will be easy to conclude that the most-decorated defensive player in team history has it all. The ring will be a perfect match for the gold jacket he’ll be wearing.


Broncos at Dolphins

Dolphins Opponent Profile: Broncos Look To Snap 7-Game Skid In Miami « CBS Miami
Losers of seven straight contests, the Broncos will look to snap their dreadful skid at the expense of the Dolphins in Week 13 of the 2017 NFL season.


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