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The Splash Zone 8/8/19: Preseason Games Important For First Time Coaches

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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.

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Not only is Brian Flores new to his job, he also has two coordinators that have never called plays before. Flores being the newest head coach of the Miami Dolphins added Chad O’Shea and Patrick Graham to his staff and neither has any experience as a play caller. This is why the preseason is so important to them, as Flores stated. The new guys get the chance to practice before things get serious when the regular season begins.

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

Preseason invaluable for Miami Dolphins’ first-time coaches | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins’ top three coaches — Brian Flores, Chad O’Shea and Patrick Graham — will all be doing something brand new when the preseason opens against the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night at Hard Rock Stadium.


Dolphins Wide Receivers

Miami Dolphins: Receiver Kenny Stills calls out owner Stephen Ross for hosting fundraiser for President Trump - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
Kenny Stills, a receiver and activist, accuses Dolphins owner Stephen Ross of trying to have it both ways by holding a big-ticket fundraiser for Donald Trump at his home.


Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins’ Xavien Howard surprised by over/under interceptions projection for 2019 - Sports - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL
See the Miami Dolphins odds for Xavien Howard, Ryan Fitzpatrick and Kenyan Drake just posted by one online sportsbook


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How to watch Falcons at Dolphins? NFL Preseason Week 1 kickoff time, online stream, weather, odds, more - The Phinsider
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