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The Splash Zone 12/12/17: Christmas Comes Early As Dolphins Upset The Patriots

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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 England Patriots at Miami Dolphins Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

I never thought I would type these words, but Jay Cutler outperformed Tom Brady. Where has this team been all season? The defense was all over the Patriots and Xavien Howard had another phenomenal performance. Cutler had his best game as a Dolphin and got his first win against the Patriots. Enjoy this one Dolphin fans!

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

Jay Cutler outplays Tom Brady as Dolphins stuff Patriots -
Jay Cutler and the Dolphins put together their best performance of the season, stuffing the Patriots in South Beach yet again, 27-17, on Monday Night Football in Week 14.

Patriots at Dolphins

5 Instant Takeaways: Miami Dolphins 27, New England Patriots 20 | The Daily Dolphin
MIAMI GARDENS — Adam Gase had never beaten the New England Patriots as head coach of the Miami Dolphins. Forget that streak. Jay Cutler had never beaten the Patriots as a starting quarterback. Forget that streak. Miami had been 0-4 on national television.

Grading the Miami Dolphins for their 27-20 upset of the New England Pa
Jay Cutler led the Dolphins to a 13-10 halftime edge over the Patriots.

Game recap: New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 | Miami Herald
The Dolphins’ stars showed up in prime-time. And as a result, Miami is just a game out of the playoffs with three to play.

Jay Cutler, Miami Dolphins outshine Tom Brady, New England Patriots - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The Dolphins gave Tom Brady and the Patriots problems once again at home, pulling off the upset of New England and keeping their playoff hopes alive.

Kenyan Drake, defense lift Dolphins to 27-20 upset of Patriots - Sun Sentinel
Running back Kenyan Drake and the Dolphins' defense lift Miami to an upset of the New England Patriots on Monday Night Football.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Dolphins’ David Fales hangs around, could make run at No. 2 QB in 2018 | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—This could have been a very short stay with the Dolphins for quarterback David Fales. Instead, it’s been an extended tryout for the backup quarterback job. Fales spent the preseason with Miami, then was brought back Oct. 24 after Jay Cutler went down with fractured ribs.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Miami Dolphins would be foolish to let Jarvis Landry walk in 2018 - AFC East- ESPN
Jarvis Landry won't come cheap when he hits free agency this offseason, but the Dolphins can't afford to lose their best and most consistent receiver.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 12/11/17: Patriots at Dolphins on Monday Night Football - The Phinsider
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NFL Expert Picks: New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins - The Phinsider
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NFL Playoff Picture through Week 14 (with MNF to play) - The Phinsider
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2018 NFL Mock Draft: Dolphins adding offensive line help? - The Phinsider
The NFL season has just three weeks (plus tonight’s Monday Night Football game featuring the Miami Dolphins hosting the New England Patriots) before the regular season is over and the postseason...

Patriots at Dolphins final score, immediate reactions - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots met for the second time this year on a Monday Night Football contest to close out Week 14 of the 2017 season. The Patriots came into the game needing a...