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The Splash Zone 7/24/18: Tony Sparano Was An Unlikely Visionary

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When we as Miami Dolphin fans think of Tony Sparano, our memories go back to the 2008 season. It was a magical time to be a fan of the team as the Dolphins stole the AFC East crown from the New England Patriots. Sparano took a team that only won one game the previous years, to hosting a playoff game. Sparano and the 2008 Dolphins will always be remembered for implementing the wildcat offense which helped dismantle the Patriots in week 3.

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

Tony Sparano was the NFL's unlikeliest visionary
By helping to bring the Wildcat to the NFL, the former Dolphins coach played a large role in shaping today's offenses.


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AC in the AM: Remembering Tony Sparano
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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.