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The Splash Zone 11/22/18: Laremy Tunsil Playing At An Elite Level

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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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When the Dolphins drafted Laremy Tunsil in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, they believed that they had just gotten a future Hall of Famer. In his rookie year, Tunsil started at left guard right next to Branden Albert and had a solid season. Tunsil took over the starting job last year and struggled quite a bit and things looked bleak. In his third year however, Tunsil has upped his game as he has not allowed a sack all season.

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

AC In The AM: Laremy Tunsil Playing Like A No. 1 Pick
It took him a few years to get here, certainly longer than he would have liked, but former No. 1 pick Laremy Tunsil has finally arrived as an elite left tackle.


Dolphins Running Backs

Miami Dolphins' Frank Gore will 'try to be me' in return to Indianapolis - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
DAVIE — What’s obvious about Frank Gore when he’s on the field becomes virtually imperceptible when he’s off it.Gore is headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, a reward for a career that began in 2005 and shows no signs of slowing down.


Dolphins Wide Receivers

Miami Dolphins WR Brice Butler ready to get back on field | Miami Herald
New Miami Dolphins wide receiver started the 2018 season unemployed. He’s ready for another chance to jump-start his NFL career. Plus, injury updates on Laremy Tunsil, Ja’Wuan James and Bobby McCain.

Miami Dolphins' Leonte Carroo: 'I knew that I'm a great player' - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
DAVIE — Dolphins receiver Leonte Carroo insists he never gave up hope. Not during those two days when he had no contract. Not the two months he spent on the practice squad. Not the two seasons that came and went while he barely sniffed the field.“Not at all,” Carroo said. “I knew that I’m a great player.”The Dolphins traded up to make Carroo a third-round pick in 2016 and have 11 receptions for 118 yards over 2 1/2 seasons to show for it. But if


Former Dolphins

Ex-Miami Dolphins LB Zach Thomas a Hall of Fame semifinalist - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
Zach Thomas, a fifth-round draft pick who spent a dozen years stonewalling running backs as a Dolphins linebacker, is a semifinalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame for the first time, the Hall announced Tuesday night.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 11/21/18: The Return Of Ryan Tannehill - The Phinsider
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Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing - The Phinsider
Weekly, we take a look around the SB Nation family of NFL blogs. Here are the news stories and analysis they are discussing.

Phinsider Radio: Return of Ryan Tannehill And The Future of Adam Gase - The Phinsider
Are you bull (high) or bear (low) on the return of Ryan Tannehill? How does it affect Head Coach Adam Gase? We’ll discuss it all.

Opposing Player Spotlight: Week 12, Indianapolis Colts - The Phinsider
The Dolphins will need to find ways to cover a group of athletic pass catchers in Sunday’s AFC tilt.