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The Splash Zone 7/2/18: Dolphins Ignoring The Critics

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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For most of the offseason, pundits and critics have been blasting the Miami Dolphins. They have stated that losing Jarvis Landry, Mike Pouncey, and Ndamukong Suh will be too much to overcome and the team will finish near the bottom of the league. This just boggles my mind as Adam Gase, in his first year, was able to take a less talented team to the playoffs and somehow got six wins out of Jay Cutler and Matt Moore.

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

Dolphins players ignoring dire predictions – ProFootballTalk
The latest odds for winning the Super Bowl have the Browns at 75-1. And the Dolphins at 100-1. The lack of faith in the Fins among gamblers has spread to the media, which has marked Miami as a team destined to struggle in 2018. Dolphins players are ignoring the noise.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Cameron Wake wants whatever role is best for the team – ProFootballTalk
Cameron Wake has played all 16 games each of the past two seasons. The Dolphins defensive end played 51.1 percent of the team's defensive snaps in 2016 and 58.3 percent in 2017. He could see that number reduced this season, but Wake is comfortable with whatever role the Dolphins ask of him.

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