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The Splash Zone 8/17/19: Dolphins Sloppy In Loss To Buccaneers

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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.

Miami Dolphins v Tampa Bay Buccaneers Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

Both the Dolphins and Buccaneers played some bad, sloppy football. Josh Rosen got the start and played the whole first half. The results were up and down as receivers were dropping passes and the offensive line was nonexistent on most plays. Ryan Fitzpatrick didn’t do much better after halftime, but he managed to truck a defender.

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

QB Josh Rosen leads Dolphins to two scoring drives, but Miami’s O-line struggles vs. Buccaneers - South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores started the Josh Rosen in Friday night’s preseason loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers instead of going with veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick, who he’s consistently labeled as the team’s starter for most of training camp.


Dolphins at Buccaneers

Three Takeaways | John Congemi Breaks Down Dolphins at Buccaneers
John Congemi's three biggest takeaways from the second preseason game.

5 Instant Takeaways: Miami Dolphins at Tampa Bay Bucs - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
TAMPA — Josh Rosen started at quarterback for the Dolphins on Friday night, but the most encouraging aspects of a game at the Bucs came on defense.The Miami defense held Tampa Bay to 2.5 yards per play in the first half, recording three sacks and one forced fumble.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Habib: Miami Dolphins’ Josh Rosen fine in extended action, but fine isn’t enough to win job - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
Josh Rosen has a 73.7 passer rating in his quest to win the Dolphins’ starting QB job over veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick.


Dolphins Wide Receivers

Dolphins find 'unicorn' with No. 1 WR potential in Preston Williams - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The undrafted wideout, who calls himself a "unique horse," has flashed in preseason. The anticipation of what's to come has Miami and its fans excited.


Dolphins Training Camp

AC In The AM: Dolphins Need To Improve On The Basics
Another important step is in front of us. The Dolphins will play their second preseason game of the summer Friday night in Tampa, still searching for answers on so many fronts, only now with a heightened sense of urgency that has everything to do with a rapidly approaching regular season.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 8/16/19: Why Jerome Baker Is So Important - 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.

Dolphins at Buccaneers: First half recap and immediate reactions in Preseason Week 2 - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers faced off in a wet Preseason Week 2 contest. The biggest pre-game news was Miami expecting to start quarterback Josh Rosen over Ryan Fitzpatrick this...

Josh Rosen to start at Buccaneers - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are expected to start quarterback Josh Rosen tonight, ahead of presumed starter Ryan Fitzpatrick. The move comes in the second preseason game of the 2019 campaign and could...

Dolphins at Buccaneers: DeVante Parker, Kenyan Drake, Reshad Jones not expected to play in Preseason Week 2 - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins running back Kenyan Drake was seen earlier this week walking around practice in a walking boot. The injury, believed to be a foot issue, is not considered serious but could keep D...

Dolphins at Buccaneers: Final score, recap, and immediate reactions in Preseason Week 2 - The Phinsider
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers used a last-minute drive to come away with a Preseason Week 2 victory over the Miami Dolphins. It was a pretty boring game most of the way, but some fireworks started late...