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The Splash Zone 9/29/17: The Dolphins And Their “Garbage” Offense

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 New York Jets Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images

After their loss to the New York Jets, Adam Gase called out his offense and referred to them as garbage. But as Armando Salguero points out, their are veteran players who are playing like this is their first year in the Dolphins offense. For most of these vets, this is year two for them and that’s including Jay Cutler. The Dolphins offense was hot garbage on Sunday, just like Gase stated.

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

Dolphins offense filled with vets in Year Two playing as if scheme is new to them | Miami Herald
This is Year Two of this Miami Dolphins offense.

Saints at Dolphins

Five keys for the Miami Dolphins to defeat the New Orleans Saints - Sun Sentinel
Omar Kelly breaks down how the Dolphins can beat the high-powered Saints in London

Predictions for Dolphins-Saints, other NFL Week 4 games | Miami Herald
Can a suspect Dolphins pass defense stand up to Saints’ Drew Brees on Sunday in London? Our predictions for that, our Game of the Week , Upset of the Week and rest of NFL Week 4.

Adam Gase

What Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Thursday | The Daily Dolphin
Highlights of Dolphins coach Adam Gase's huddle with the media Thursday: On Lawrence Timmons: "He looked good. Very excited to be out there." On run defense's statistical improvement: "I try to stay away from getting caught up in any numbers right now. It's early in the season.

Dolphins' Gase said he hasn't "come though" for defense, mulls offensive solutions | Miami Herald
Adam Gase and players are frustrated by the offense and Gase said he owes his defense more on the offensive side.

Dolphins Offense

More creative? Three players to spice up Miami Dolphins’ offense | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—Dolphins coach Adam Gase is ready to do whatever it takes to wake up his lackluster offense. Those changes probably won’t be dramatic, and they don’t need to be. Miami’s starting skill players are solid, and there’s no need to yank anyone from the lineup.

Miami Dolphins coach wonders why team had little “energy” and “juice” | The Daily Dolphin
Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen saw all of the things you saw last Sunday against the Jets. Christensen cited alignment issues and assignment issues, mental errors and physical errors. It was error after error after error in a humiliating loss to the Jets.

Dolphins Running Backs

Miami Dolphins practice report: RB Jay Ajayi back working with the team | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE - It appears more likely that the J-Train will make its scheduled stop in London. After missing Wednesday's practice with a knee problem, running back Jay Ajayi was back at work Thursday in the portion of practice open to the media and just before the Dolphins took off for London and Su...

Miami Dolphins’ Jay Ajayi: ‘(Jets) knocked us on our (butts)’ | The Daily Dolphin
Running back Jay Ajayi pulled no punches about the performance of the Miami Dolphins offense last week. "We got knocked on our (butts) last week, basically," Ajayi said. "(We) played (an) okay game the first week, got knocked on our (butts) (last) week.

Jay Ajayi: London is ready for an NFL team | The Daily Dolphin
Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi believes London is ready for an NFL franchise. Ajayi, who was born in London, is expected to play for the Dolphins on Sunday against the Saints at Wembley Stadium. He believes there is room for European and American football in England.

Dolphins Defense

What Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke said Thursday | The Daily Dolphin
What Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke told the media Thursday: On Lawrence Timmons: "He's happy to be here. He certainly is. We're happy to have him. He's been positive. He has good energy. ... He's an important part of our defense.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Which Miami Dolphins DL is a ‘tough SOB’ and ‘hardcore dude’? | The Daily Dolphin
Miami Dolphins defensive end William Hayes is proving to be one of the most shrewd off-season acquisitions in the AFC. Just ask Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke. "He is a tough SOB," Burke said. "He's a hardcore dude.

Dolphins Linebackers

Miami Dolphins: Timmons case is unusual, but team’s response is not | Dave's Digital Domain
The Miami Dolphins desperately need a linebacker. Lawrence Timmons is a linebacker with a Super Bowl ring from his Pittsburgh days and a couple of sacks of Matt Moore in last January's playoff game. All is forgiven. It’s really that simple.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 9/28/17: Lawrence Timmons Returns To Dolphins Practice - 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.

Michael Thomas a special teams captain - on and off the field - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins safety Michael Thomas is an amazing player, and not just for his work on the field. The special teams captain of the Dolphins is someone who does a lot of off the field work, and...

Dolphins' Dubious Schemes Threaten Postseason Dreams - The Phinsider
Here we go again; after two games this season, the Miami Dolphins look arguably worse, in going 1-1 than they did in going 0-2 out of the gate last year. Indeed, only a missed field goal at the...

Miami Dolphins Fantasy Football Start/Sit: Week 4 - The Phinsider
Fantasy football advice about who to start and sit from the Miami Dolphins roster this week.

Dolphins Takeover at Hard Rock Café London - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have announced a takeover of the Hard Rock Cafe in London, with events Friday and Saturday night. Fins Force is expected to be there, along with Dolphins cheerleaders, alumni,...