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The Splash Zone 8/30/19: Dolphins Preseason Comes To A Close

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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 New Orleans Saints Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

The preseason is officially over and now the Dolphins must trim their roster down to create their 53 man roster. Last night, fringe players got a chance to prove themselves in front of the coaches in hopes of making their NFL dreams come true. But just because a player gets cut before Saturday’s deadline, that doesn’t mean their career is over. They’ll have chance to join other teams or perhaps end up back with the Dolphins on the practice squad.

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

Game recap: Miami Dolphins vs. New Orleans Saints, 8/29/19 | Miami Herald
Jake Rudock is sharp, Albert Wilson looks fit and the Miami Dolphins’ quarterback battle looks settled after a well-played fourth preseason game.


Dolphins at Saints

Habib: Preseason over, yet so many questions linger for Miami Dolphins - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
A starting backfield is just the beginning of unsolved questions this preseason was supposed to answer for these Dolphins.

Miami Dolphins 2019 regular season is only days away | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins preseason is over and whether they’re ready or not the team is about to begin a regular season that promises to be about rebuilding and will likely be painful for reasons that include the quarterback situation.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Flores announces Fitzpatrick as Fins' Week 1 starter - NFL.com
After weeks of speculation, Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores confirmed Thursday night that quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick will start over Josh Rosen in Week 1.


Dolphins Offensive Line

Dolphins locker room would reportedly 'revolt' if team deals Laremy Tunsil to Texans - CBSSports.com
The Dolphins may want to reconsider their interest in Jadeveon Clowney


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 8/29/19: The Final Preseason Game - 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.

Miami Dolphins podcast: Interview with Kathleen Noa of The Phinsider - The Phinsider
Kat’s been one of my favorite Twitter follows for years, and I couldn’t think of a better person to set the tone for the 2019 Miami Dolphins season.

Is Laremy Tunsil the key to Dolphins acquiring Jadeveon Clowney? - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins do not want to trade left tackle Laremy Tunsil. That seems to be a true statement, and nothing has changed over the past week. Miami is willing to make deals, with the...

The Phinsider Dolphins FanShop - The Phinsider
You get out of your car and feel the sun beating down on you, the humidity sticking to you, and the slight scent of saltwater on the air. There is no place like pulling into the parking lots at...

Dolphins facing a player ‘revolt’ if Laremy Tunsil traded? - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are in discussions with the Houston Texans about acquiring defensive end/linebacker Jadeveon Clowney. The Texans are believed to want left tackle Laremy Tunsil in return for...

Miami Dolphins vs New Orleans Saints final score and rapid reactions as Miami finishes the preseason 3-1 - The Phinsider
The Dolphins must now turn their attention towards their week 1 matchup vs the Baltimore Ravens