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The Splash Zone 12/17/17: Bills And Dolphins To Face Off In Buffalo

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.

Miami Dolphins v Buffalo Bills Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images

It will be a battle of two AFC East rivals today. The Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins will face off for the first time this season and will meet again in two weeks. The Dolphins are coming off their best win this season and the Bills squeaked out a win during a blizzard. The Dolphins have to win out to keep their playoff hopes alive and get some help along the way.

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

Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills: Staff predictions for Week 15 matchup | The Daily Dolphin
What are our Miami Dolphins writers expecting on Sunday when the Fins travel to Buffalo to face the Bills in Week 15? STAFF PREDICTIONS Joe Schad, Beat writer The greatest concern, of course, is Bills running back LeSean McCoy.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins' Jay Cutler has been sharp near goal line | Miami Herald
Six notable nuggets that are revealing about the Miami Dolphins

Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins’ Michael Thomas doubtful for Bills – and uncertain for final two games | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — There can be no mistaking Michael Thomas’ value to the Dolphins. He’s their special teams captain, he helped seal Monday’s victory over the Patriots and, according to special teams coordinator Darren Rizzi, he leads the NFL in special teams tackles the past four years.

Xavier Howard played Monday night with the flu – ProFootballTalk
The performance of Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard already was sufficiently impressive to land him the AFC defensive player of the week award. The performance becomes more impressive with the knowledge that he played on Monday night against the Patriots with the flu.

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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.

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ESPN Todd McShay NFL Mock Draft 2018: Miami Dolphins filling needs in 1.0 mock - The Phinsider
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NFL straight up winners picks 2017 Week 15 - The Phinsider
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Dolphins at Bills injury report Week 15: Xavien Howard, Kelvin Benjamin questionable - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins will face the Buffalo Bills for the first time this season in a Week 15 AFC East showdown. This will be the latest the Dolphins have ever played a division rival for the first...

NFL Playoffs 2017: Week 15 rooting guide for Miami Dolphins playoff chances - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are heading into their Week 15 schedule with an outside shot at the playoffs. They need some help to get there, but it is not impossible to think that Miami could find themselves...