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The Splash Zone 11/8/18: Matt Burke Won’t Be Fired Anytime Soon

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Matt Burke may be on the hot seat, but he is not expected to be removed as defensive coordinator anytime soon. The Dolphins defense got gashed by the Texans and Lions, before finally putting together a dominating performance against the Jets last Sunday. But something was still amiss as Reshad Jones pulled himself from the game reasons we will never know.

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

Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke won’t be fired | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins defense has struggled in recent weeks and coach Adam Gase has been critical of the manner Matt Burke communicates with players but the defensive coordinator’s job status is not at risk.


Dolphins Special Teams

Matt Haack Named AFC Special Teams Player Of The Week
Punter Matt Haack played a key role in the victory against the New York Jets, and he was recognized for his efforts Wednesday when he was named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.

AC In The AM: Who's Brandon Bolden? Let's Find Out
“He’s the best teammate I ever had.”


Dolphins Secondary

Dolphins' Reshad Jones has no regrets about not re-entering Sunday's game
Dolphins Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones is adamant that he has no regrets after pulling himself from Sunday's 13-6 win over the New York Jets after 10 snaps.


Dolphins 2018 Season

Ryan Tannehill injury, inconsistent D dim Miami Dolphins playoff hopes - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The Dolphins cooled off after a 3-0 start but still have optimism heading into the season's stretch run.

Dolphins face former coach Joe Philbin for first time since firing him
DAVIE — When his stint as Dolphins head coach didn’t work out, Joe Philbin remained coveted in NFL circles.He spent two seasons as associate head coach and offensive line coach in Indianapolis before returning to Green Bay as offensive coordinator this season. Philbin’s career took off with the Packers as an assistant from 2003 through ’11, and coach Mike McCarthy was eager to bring him back.“Definitely, it’s great having Joe back,” McCarthy said


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

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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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Weekly, we take a look around the SB Nation family of NFL blogs. Here are the news stories and analysis they are discussing.

Miami Dolphins Film Room: LB Kiko Alonso, Week 9 vs. New York Jets - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins entered the 2018 season with plenty of question marks at LB, including Kiko Alonso. Let’s review the tape of Kiko’s performance vs. the New York Jets Week 9.

Opposing Player Spotlight: Week 10, Green Bay Packers - The Phinsider
The Dolphins are coming off of a much needed win against a division rival but will have to find ways to stifle Green Bay’s rookie receivers to come away with another win.