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The Splash Zone 12/3/17: Dolphins Set To Face Off Against Broncos

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Two friends will be facing off against each other today. Adam Gase and Vance Joseph will be on opposite sidelines and will look to make each other miserable today as both teams look to end their multi-game losing streaks. Jay Cutler will also be facing the team that originally drafted him.

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

Miami Dolphins can end five-game losing streak vs. Denver Broncos | The Daily Dolphin
What are our Miami Dolphins writers expecting on Sunday when the Fins play host to the Denver Broncos in Week 13 action at Hard Rock Stadium? Joe Schad, Beat writer The Broncos are third in the NFL in total defense but 27th in scoring defense. This is bizarre.

Broncos at Dolphins

Miami Dolphins vs. Denver Broncos: Old friends reunite, hoping to make each other miserable | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — One team has lost seven in a row. The other, five. To say Sunday’s game will be devoid of intrigue, though, would be to forget what makes Sunday’s Broncos-Dolphins game unique. It’s not every day that two teams who aren’t even in the same division know each other this well.

Injuries, losing streak test resolve of Miami Dolphins’ locker room | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—The Dolphins are in a five-game losing streak, and that kind of rut can do damage beyond the standings. Look at the chaos with the Giants, for example, where management at the coaching staff seem to have lost their credibility in the locker room.

Adam Gase

Ex-players say fun-loving Adam Gase not the same with Fins | Miami Herald
Dolphins coach Adam Gase faces his old team Sunday, and his former Broncos players say they have noticed a change in him this year.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins QB Jay Cutler will have full-circle moment vs. Broncos - NFL Nation- ESPN
Jay Cutler isn't interested in reminiscing about his days in Denver as he returns from a concussion he suffered two weeks ago.

Dolphins Running Backs

Injuries have Dolphins going into Broncos game with 2 running backs | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—Adam Gase likes keeping it narrow at running back, but the Dolphins’ current situation might be a little too tight even for his taste. Damien Williams is dealing with a serious shoulder injury, and little-used reserve Senorise Perry remains in the concussion protocol.

Will Kenyan Drake rise to occasion in lead role for Miami Dolphins? | The Daily Dolphin
Can Kenyan Drake be a complete, every-down, lead running back in this league? Post colleague Joe Schad asked that very question in a story a few weeks ago. And it looks like we’ll finally get a chance to find out Sunday against the Broncos.

Dolphins Special Teams

Jupiter’s Cody Parkey of Miami Dolphins kicks it on all things Palm Beach | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Miami Dolphins kicker Cody Parkey has converted 92 percent of his field goal attempts this season, including three game-winners. And no kicker in the NFL is as good at pinning opponents down after a kickoff.

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The Splash Zone 12/2/17: Previewing Broncos/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.

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Round 1

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The Browns place the future of their franchise in yet another QB’s hands. Fortunately for them they are making the right decision here. ...