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The Splash Zone 12/23/17: Previewing Dolphins at Chiefs

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 will be traveling to Kansas City to take on the Chiefs on Sunday. The Dolphins are coming off a poor performance while the Chiefs seem to have found that early season magic they had. To stay in the playoff hunt, even if it is a slim chance, the Dolphins have to win this game. This team has been so inconsistent though as we never know if the good or bad team will show up.

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

Miami Dolphins practice report: WR DeVante Parker back on field | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE--The Dolphins got a few guys back on the practice field today heading into the upcoming game at Kansas City. Here are the latest updates from today's practice: --Wide receiver DeVante Parker (ankle) has missed all week until now. He was back at practice this afternoon.

Dolphins at Chiefs

Miami Dolphins’ Jakeem Grant on Patrick Mahomes and Baker Mayfield | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Patrick Mahomes won't be starting for the Kansas City Chiefs in Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins, but he is their future. And count Dolphins wide receiver Jakeem Grant among those who are all in on Mahomes, his quarterback at Texas Tech.

Dolphins Running Backs

Miami Dolphins' Damien Williams claims he's 100 percent | Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins running back Damien Williams had a rough go of it in New England against the Patriots. His injury was painful. How doctors tried to fix it was more so.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry eyes receiving title, late Pro Bowl invite | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—Jarvis Landry thought he’d done enough. It seemed like 98 catches, 844 yards and eight touchdown catches would be sufficient to earn him a spot on the initial AFC Pro Bowl roster, but the voters felt otherwise and left him out in favor of Antonio Brown, Keenan Allen, A.J.

Dolphins Defense

Miami Dolphins defense, supposedly fixed, is still broken | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins made significant moves to fix their defense but rather than improving in key areas, the unit has regressed.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Charles Harris: From 31st Street, Kansas City to the NFL (and back) | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Charles Harris keeps hearing it from coaches and teammates, and, frankly, he's finding it more and more annoying. "Irritiating," Harris says. "People keep saying, 'It's coming, it's coming.' People keep saying, 'You ain't supposed to have it right now.' It's like, yes, you are.

Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins’ Michael Thomas is a Pro Bowl pick (alas, only on Twitter, in landslide) | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — One thing’s for sure about the Dolphins landing only one player on the AFC Pro Bowl roster: It’s not the fans’ fault. The NFL and Twitter provided The Post a list of the 10 most-retweeted ballots for crunch time in the public’s Pro Bowl voting, from Dec.

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