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The Splash Zone 10/31/18: Dolphins Bring In Defensive Line Help

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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 didn’t make a big splash before the trade deadline yesterday and instead opted to sign veteran Ziggy Hood. The defensive lineman was released by the Washington Redskins two weeks ago and has had stints with the Jaguars and and Bears. Hood is a former first round pick, by the Pittsburgh Steelers, and will look to help out in the middle of the d-line which has seen it’s fair share amount of injuries.

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

Miami Dolphins sign veteran defensive lineman Ziggy Hood
Veteran defensive lineman Ziggy Hood signed with the Dolphins on Tuesday, his agent announced.


Dolphins Defensive Line

Dolphins put Vincent Taylor on injured reserve – ProFootballTalk
The Dolphins signed veteran defensive lineman Ziggy Hood on Tuesday and it looks like he's joining the team because a member of their defensive line rotation is headed to injured reserve. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the Dolphins have shut down defensive tackle Vincent Taylor.

Where's the heat? Miami Dolphins need more from Cam Wake, Robert Quinn - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
The first objective is to figure out a way to stop the run. It is true that it's really hard to pass rush when being gashed."They're getting in shorter third downs, manageable, now we've got to pick which one we're going to play in," defensive end Robert Quinn said of pass rush and run defense.The Dolphins have been terrible at run defense. But they've also been terrible at getting to opposing quarterbacks.So, what is Miami's defensive line good at right now?"You've got to look at yourself in


Jets at Dolphins

Inside The Numbers: Dolphins vs. Jets Preview
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