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The Splash Zone 12/17/18: Dolphins Playoff Hopes All But Extinguished

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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.

Miami Dolphins v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

While still in the playoff hunt with three weeks remaining, it’s just like the Dolphins to lay an egg after having one of the most memorable plays in NFL history last week. The Minnesota Vikings ran right over the Dolphins in the first quarter. Though the Dolphins were making a comeback issues started popping up at the worst time and the Vikings ran away with it. The Dolphins still have a small chance of making the postseason, but let’s be real, this season is over and the Dolphins remain a mediocre, inconsistent football team.

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

5 Instant Takeaways: Minnesota Vikings 41, Miami Dolphins 17 - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
MINNEAPOLIS — The Dolphins' faint playoff hopes are teetering on the edge of extinction.Miami fought back after a disastrous start at Minnesota on Sunday, but was eventually routed, 41-17.The Dolphins fell in a 21-0 hole at the Vikings before the first quarter was over on Sunday.


Dolphins at Vikings

Habib: From miracle to a debacle as Miami Dolphins' hopes die - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
MINNEAPOLIS — It was nothing we haven’t seen from the Dolphins in previous Decembers, or, for that matter, in previous games this season.But it still managed to have a fresh feel, this particular installment of December Dolphins disappointment.


Dolphins Running Backs

Watch: Dolphins' Kalen Ballage hits 21.87 mph on 75-yard TD - AFC East- ESPN
Dolphins rookie Kalen Ballage shows off his speed on 75-yard touchdown run as Miami strikes for 12th 50-yard plus score in 2018.


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