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The Splash Zone 11/5/17: Sunday Night Football, Raiders at Dolphins

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: New York Jets at Miami Dolphins Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

After a little 10 day break, the Dolphins will return to football tonight to face off against the Oakland Raiders. Both teams have struggled this season and this is the perfect game to get back on track. Hopefully the Dolphins won’t be embarrassed on prime time again after last weeks beating by the Baltimore Ravens.

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

Miami Dolphins vs. Oakland Raiders: Predictions for the Week 9 matchup | The Daily Dolphin
What are our Miami Dolphins writers expecting on Sunday night when the Fins host the Oakland Raiders at Hard Rock Stadium? STAFF PREDICTIONS Joe Schad, Beat writer Jay Cutler has broken ribs. Jay Ajayi has been traded.

Raiders at Dolphins

5 Miami Dolphins under intense scrutiny vs. Oakland Raiders | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—The first Sunday Night Football game at Hard Rock Stadium in seven years will have massive implications for the Dolphins’ season. As they go for a crucial win against the Raiders, much of their hope rests on these five players: 1.

Fantasy Fins: Might want to wait to get Dolphins RBs in your lineup | The Daily Dolphin
The Miami Dolphins made the difficult decision earlier this week to trade All-Pro running back Jay Ajayi to the Philadelphia Eagles. When a deal of that magnitude takes place, it usually means fantasy owners should rush to whomever is set to replace the traded party, pick them up and get them in...

Five things to watch as Oakland Raiders visit Miami Dolphins | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins return to national television against the Oakland Raiders 10 days after their debacle in Baltimore that led to the trade of running back Jay Ajayi.

Dolphins Running Backs

Miami Dolphins Ajayi trade looks a lot like past roster move failures | Miami Herald
This Jay Ajayi trade — for reasons of chemistry and culture — remind of moves the Joe Philbin Dolphins made time and again for reasons he thought were right because of chemistry and culture.

More with less? Here’s what Miami Dolphins think after Jay Ajayi trade | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—One thing Adam Gase made expressly clear this week is his belief in addition by subtraction. The rest of the NFL will be checking his math over the next two months.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins activate Larsen, are asked for Kaepernick records | Miami Herald
Miami’s starting left guard is back from a biceps injury.

Dolphins Defense

Miami Dolphins’ William Hayes, Xavien Howard and the strangest debate in history | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Baltimore Ravens receiver Jeremy Maclin is rude. Offensive tackle Austin Howard needs to stop sticking his eye in other people’s fingers. Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard would make an awful defense attorney.

Former Dolphins

Miami Dolphins legend Nick Buoniconti vows to donate brain for...
Miami Dolphins legend Nick Buoniconti was in tears Friday when he announced that he had vowed to donate his brain to researchers at Boston University after his death.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 11/4/17: Previewing Raiders/Dolphins Matchup - The Phinsider
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.

Pundit Predictions: Oakland Raiders at Miami Dolphins - The Phinsider
Find out who the experts are picking between the Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders.

Oakland Raiders at Miami Dolphins: Week 9 Injury Report - The Phinsider
DeVante Parker and Jay Cutler were full participants in practice on Friday for the Dolphins.