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The Splash Zone 9/24/18: Your Miami Dolphins Are 3-0

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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.

Oakland Raiders v Miami Dolphins Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images

It wasn’t pretty, but the Miami Dolphins found a way to win yesterdays game against the Oakland Raiders. Xavien Howard stepped up as he shadowed Amari Cooper and made him completely useless. The defense missed Reshad Jones though as the Pro Bowl safety was declared inactive before the game. Ryan Tannehill continues to play solid football and Jakeem Grant is finding a home in this offense. The team will have a real test next weekend as the have to travel to Foxboro to take on the New England Patriots.

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

Dolphins move to 3-0 with late rally past Raiders – ProFootballTalk
The Dolphins were down 10 points in the second half of Sunday's home game against the Raiders, but that deficit proved to be no problem. Albert Wilson threw one long touchdown and caught another in the fourth quarter to propel the Dolphins to 28-20 win over the 0-3 Raiders.


Raiders at Dolphins

Grading the Miami Dolphins for their 28-20 win over the Raiders
Grading the Dolphins for their 28-20 comeback victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday afternoon:...

Five instant takeaways from Miami Dolphins' win over Oakland Raiders
Another week, another wild win for the Dolphins.


Adam Gase

Competitive culture: Adam Gase entitles no Dolphin to start or dress
When the Dolphins start a new week of practice, coach Adam Gase generally has a good idea of the pla...

Dolphins’ Adam Gase dialing up fun, thrilling, winning trick plays
We may never know what the play was called, and perhaps it’s better that way, it sort of adds...

Miami Dolphins’ Adam Gase: Gadget play for TD ‘straight thievery'
The play that everybody wanted to talk about the most was the one Adam Gase wanted to talk about the...


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Ryan Tannehill: Miami Dolphins’ ways ‘are going to take us there’
There came a point Sunday when Ryan Tannehill knew if the Dolphins were going to beat the Oakland Ra...

Dolphins Running Backs

Dolphins' Frank Gore making the most of his opportunities while Kenyan Drake relishes new role - Sun Sentinel
Future Hall of Famer Frank Gore may not be playing the same number of snaps as third-year starter Kenyan Drake, but their opportunities to make plays with the football for the Dolphins are close to even.


Dolphins Wide Receivers

Dolphins WR DeVante Parker has key catch in return from broken finger
DeVante Parker never says much, but it was clear missing out on all the Dolphins’ fun the firs...


Dolphins Secondary

Meet the NFL's next great cornerback: Xavien Howard of the Dolphins
Xavien Howard has arrived, and he knows it.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

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NFL winners picks Week 3 2018: Straight-up picks - The Phinsider
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Miami Dolphins fans Week 3 rooting guide - The Phinsider
After not publishing this last week (I was out of town and did not have a chance to put it together), The Phinsider’s Dolphins fan rooting guide returns for Week 3. This is basically a guide to how...

Reshad Jones out versus Raiders, DeVante Parker expected to start; inactive lists released - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones is officially inactive for Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders, missing the game due to a shoulder injury. He had been considered a game time decision as he...

Raiders at Dolphins final score and immediate reactions - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins beat the Oakland Raiders 28-20 to move to 3-0 on the season and continue to lead the AFC East. The Raiders fell to 0-3 on the year. Miami turned it on late in the game, scoring...