clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

The Splash Zone 12/9/17: Dolphins Look To Break Prime-Time Losing Streak

New, comments

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: Denver Broncos at Miami Dolphins Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Dolphins have been pretty bad on prime time football this season. They have lost three straight and will look to break that streak against the New England Patriots. This is no easy task as the Patriots are always Super Bowl contenders. The one thing the Dolphins have going for them is that, for some reason, the Patriots seem to struggle in Miami sometimes.

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

Dolphins awful in prime time, but will it change against Patriots? - AFC East- ESPN
The Dolphins are 0-3 in prime-time games and face the defending champion Patriots on Monday night. The good news? No Gronk to worry about.

Dolphins Offense

Jay Cutler, Jarvis Landry connection working well for Dolphins | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—It doesn’t seem to matter who’s playing quarterback for the Dolphins. They all like Jarvis Landry. The chemistry between Landry and Jay Cutler has been good, with Landry being his No. 1 target in the passing game. Between Cutler and Matt Moore, 28.

Dolphins Running Backs

Miami Dolphins 2018 running back options come into better focus | Miami Herald
Kenyan Drake’s play has earned him a spot in the running back competition next season but the Miami Dolphins may still add one or two running backs to the roster.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins: Offensive line suddenly has ‘chemistry’ and ‘rhythm’ | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — The Miami Dolphins are in line to line up with the same offensive line for a third straight game on Monday Night. As far as the Dolphins are concerned, this is cause for celebration.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Dolphins DT Ndamukong Suh out to cause chaos for Patriots’ Tom Brady | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—There’s a lot of admiration from Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh for his target this week, New England quarterback Tom Brady, but he’s making it his personal mission to make Monday night’s game miserable for him.

Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins CB Bobby McCain expects Patriots to instigate again | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—Dolphins cornerback Bobby McCain learned a hard lesson last time he faced the Patriots. While he’s generally known as one of the headiest players on Miami’s defense, he does struggle to keep his temper at times.

Dolphins Special Teams

Why does Miami Dolphins’ Matt Haack have a regret after record-setting day? | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — It should have been eight. Dolphins punter Matt Haack came away from last weekend’s game against Denver with a team-record seven punts inside the 20. On one hand, it was a gratifying day. On the other hand, he’s still lamenting the one that got away.

Patriots at Dolphins

Sunrise Report: Patriots’ Bill Belichick discusses Dolphins
Here are five things you should know to start your Thursday off right...

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

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

Miami Dolphins running back Kenyan Drake to carry team in 2018? - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins may have an answer for their running back position in 2018 after a breakout performance from Kenyan Drake this past Sunday. Drake, against the Denver Broncos who were fourth in...

Five Players To Watch: Dolphins vs. Patriots - The Phinsider
A must win if the Dolphins want to keep any of their playoff hopes alive, here are five players to keep an eye on as the Dolphins face off against the Patriots for the second time in three weeks