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The Splash Zone 12/4/18: Joe Philbin Is A Head Coach Again

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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 Green Bay Packers have moved on from Mike McCarthy, which means Joe Philbin gets another shot at being a head coach. Well, at least till the end of the season. The former Dolphins head coach will take over a struggling Packers team that lost to the Cardinals on Sunday.

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

Ex-Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin leading Packers makes me queasy - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
Say it ain’t Joe.Losing to the lowly Arizona Cardinals proved too much for the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. So they moved up Black Monday a month, slamming one door behind coach Mike McCarthy and opening another for former Dolphins coach Joe Philbin, the new interim head coach.


Dolphins Wide Receivers

New Dolphins WR Brice Butler catching on quickly, makes first start since 2016 - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
MIAMI GARDENS — The Dolphins have only had wide receiver Brice Butler around for a few weeks, but he’s been such a quick study that he earned a spot in the starting lineup for Miami’s 21-17 win over the Bills.


Dolphins Defensive Line

Robert Quinn makes biggest play of Miami Dolphins career - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
MIAMI GARDENS — The Bills were driving to take the lead late in the fourth quarter, when Robert Quinn sacked quarterback Josh Allen, forcing a fumble.It was the type of dynamic play, at a critical moment, that the Dolphins have been looking for from Quinn season they acquired him this offseason.


Bills at Dolphins

AC In The AM: Dramatic Finish, Important Win
Hope breathes on for the Miami Dolphins. Barely.

Charles Clay drop: How players and coaches saw final Bills play in Dolphins victory - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
MIAMI GARDENS — Bills rookie Josh Allen dropped back into the pocket and was quickly under pressure.Allen rolled to his right. Then he turned his body around and began to run to his left."Real chaotic situation," Allen said.

Biggest takeaway in '18? Miami Dolphins, Xavien Howard are opportunistic - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
DAVIE — When Xavien Howard says he believes he’s the best cornerback in the NFL and says he deserves his first trip to the Pro Bowl, he’s also making a case to win his first MVP award for the Dolphins.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 12/3/18: Dolphins Pull Out A Lucky Win - The Phinsider
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 victory over Buffalo Bills: Final pass from Josh Allen to Charles Clay falls incomplete - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins’ win over the Buffalo Bills hung in the balance as Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen danced around in the backfield, continuing a day-long avoidance of Miami’s pass rush, and...

Victory Monday: We have missed you - The Phinsider
Dolphins are still in the playoff hunt