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The Splash Zone 12/18/20: Dolphins Injury Roundup

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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I think a lot of people were surprised yesterday when Mike Gesicki practiced on a limited basis. After sustaining a shoulder injury against the Chiefs, many were expected the tight end to miss a couple of games. That could still happen but with him practicing somewhat, he could run out with the team on Sunday against the Patriots.

The Dolphins got some much needed running back help with Matt Breida coming off the Covid list and also Salvon Ahmed returning on a limited basis.

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

Mike Gesicki limited on Thursday injury report - ProFootballTalk
Dolphins head coach Mike Flores was vague when addressing Mike Gesicki‘s status on Thursday morning. But there is apparently good news for the tight end’s potential availability for Sunday’s game against the Patriots.


Dolphins Running Backs

Matt Breida: I feel 100 percent healthy, I'm ready to go - ProFootballTalk
The Dolphins run game could use a boost. Now that Matt Breida is back, he might be able to provide it.


Dolphins Secondary

Xavien Howard can be first player in 13 years with double-digit interceptions - ProFootballTalk
Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard has intercepted a pass in five consecutive games, giving him an NFL-leading nine interceptions this season. And he’s closing in on some truly rare territory: Double-digit interceptions.


Dolphins 2020 Season

Dolphins’ handling of rookie class deserving of praise
Dolphins' handling of rookie class deserving of praise


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