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The Splash Zone 12/8/17: Kenyan Drake Evolves Into Workhorse

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It seems everyone has been praising Kenyan Drake this week, and rightfully so. Drake gave the Dolphins offense a huge spark on Sunday and has fans excited to see what else he can do. Damien Williams missed practice again which means Drake could be the workhorse against the Patriots on Monday Night Football.

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

Kenyan Drake’s game evolves into workhorse role for Miami Dolphins | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Dolphins running back Damien Williams is missing practice time again this week because of a shoulder injury, meaning the job of workhorse stays upon the shoulders of Kenyan Drake. And he’s fine with that.


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Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins QB Matt Moore remains out heading into Patriots game | The Daily Dolphin
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Dolphins Defensive Line

Dolphins DE Charles Harris has quiet year, but Adam Gase sees progress | The Daily Dolphin
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Miami Dolphins’ Jordan Phillips suddenly ‘unstoppable’ and ‘dominant’ | The Daily Dolphin
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Dolphins Special Teams

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AC in the AM: Young Players Finding Another Level
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Patriots at Dolphins

Who has the edge? Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots - Sun Sentinel
Chris Perkins analyzes Monday night's matchup between the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots at Hard Rock Stadium (8:30 p.m., ESPN).

Miami Dolphins practice report: Several starters out | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE--Dolphins players got a short break this week, staying off the practice field for three days, and are back to work this afternoon in preparation for Monday's game against New England. As is the case with most teams this time of year, they have several injury concerns.


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