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The Splash Zone 10/15/19: Dolphins Finally Show Some Fight

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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.

Washington Redskins v Miami Dolphins Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Before Sunday’s game the Dolphins just seemed to quit during the second half of games. Against the Redskins, Ryan Fitzpatrick sprinkled some magic and almost led a fourth quarter comeback and energized the team. It was nice to see some fight from the team during this rebuilding season.

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

Miami Dolphins lose again, but show fight and heart this time | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins played their first competitive game of the year in a 17-16 home loss Sunday to also-winless Washington, showing fight in a fourth-quarter comeback and late 2-point conversion to go for the win.


Redskins at Dolphins

AC In The AM: Dolphins Show Plenty Of Heart In One-Point Loss
Brian Flores made a gutsy call as the late comeback attempt fell just short.

Live from Dolphins-Redskins, the NFL’s two worst teams - Sports Illustrated
The Week 6 matchup between 0–4 Miami and 0–5 Washington was touted as one of the worst NFL matchups in memory. Who would actually watch these two teams duke it out? Well, one of our writers paid for a ticket in order to get the full experience.

Miami Dolphins’ Bobby McCain erupts after loss to Washington: ‘It just sucks’ - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
Bobby McCain also addresses fan support at Hard Rock Stadium after the loss to previously winless Washington.


Brian Flores

Brian Flores decision to keep Josh Rosen as starter is tanking | Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores has avoided looking as if he’s tanking even as the organization is doing it. But picking Josh Rosen as his starter now changes that look.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Schad: Why Miami Dolphins’ Brian Flores must start Josh Rosen on Sunday and rest of season — no matter what - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
Flores said the Dolphins have a “pretty good evaluation” on Josh Rosen already. This is very bad news for Rosen and very bad for Miami.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 10/14/19: Dolphins Almost Pulled It Off - 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.

Could Miami Dolphins’ Quarterback Josh Rosen lead the Dolphins to the first-overall pick? - The Phinsider
For the second straight year, the 22-year old QB could lead his team to the first-overall pick but is he to blame?

Dolphins lose to Redskins on failed 2-point conversion - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins found a spark in the fourth quarter against the Washington Redskins on Sunday, riding a little Fitzmagic to two touchdowns and a chance to end the talk of Miami being the worst...