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The Splash Zone 12/10/18: Miracles Do Happen As Dolphins Pull Off The Impossible

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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.

New England Patriots v Miami Dolphins Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images

As I am typing this, it has been one hour since the end of the Dolphins miracle win over the Patriots. I should have kept count but I’m pretty sure I’ve watched the final play at least 1000 times and I’m sure I will add another 1000 by the end of the night. This was also a revenge game for Danny Amendola and let’s not forget about Brandon Bolden. Bolden is a special teams ace but proceeded to run all over his former team on offense today with two touchdowns. Ryan Tannehill injured his ankle during the game after it was stepped on by Ja’Wuan James right before the end of the first half. Tannehill was able to finish the game and put up three touchdowns on the Patriots defense. The Dolphins provided the play of the year and may have just reignited this fan base for the final stretch of the season.

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

THE MIAMI MIRACLE: Kenyan Drake, Dolphins Stun Patriots
With what might go down as the greatest play in franchise history, the Dolphins pulled off a miraculous victory against the New England Patriots on Sunday.


Patriots at Dolphins

Five instant takeaways: Miami Dolphins 34, New England Patriots 33 - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
MIAMI GARDENS — Yes, you really did see that.The Dolphins continued their bizarre mastery of late of the New England Patriots when Kenyan Drake converted a miracle hook-and-lateral as time expired, scoring on a 69-yard play that will go down in Dolphins history.DOLPHINS 34, PATRIOTS 33.REALLY.The Patriots appeared to have a 33-28 victory locked up when the Dolphins had one final prayer.Call it revenge of Hail Flutie, call it what you like, but Ryan Tannehill's pass was caught by Kenny

Game recap: Miami Dolphins vs. New Engand Patriots, 12/9/18 | Miami Herald
Hook and lateral for the win! Dolphins pull of a stunner, beating the Patriots on an insane final play from Tannehill to Kenny Stills to DeVante Parker to Kenyan Drake to keep their playoff hopes alive.

Dolphins' incredible final play caps off big step back for Patriots' D - New England Patriots Blog- ESPN
South Florida once again proved to be a nightmarish destination for the Patriots, who couldn't stop a multiple-lateral play to clinch the AFC East.

Twitter reacts as Dolphins stun Patriots on final play of game | SI.com
There's a new candidate for best play of the NFL season.


Dolphins Running Backs

Ex-Patriot Brandon Bolden has two TDs against former team
Former Patriots running back Brandon Bolden had his first two touchdowns since 2014 against his former team.


Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins CB Xavien Howard has surgery, per report - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
MIAMI GARDENS — Cornerback Xavien Howard had arthroscopic surgery to trim a meniscus injury in his knee, according to Ian Rappaport of NFL Network.According to the report, Howard has not been ruled out for next week at Minnesota, which is in line with what coach Adam Gase recently said. Gase was asked directly this week if Howard had surgery and he declined to say."If he can’t go, you’re not going to replace him; but we have to shuffle some things around and put ourselves


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Patriots at Dolphins final score, immediate reactions, and recap - The Phinsider
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