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The Splash Zone 12/23/20: Playoffs Or No Playoffs, This Season Was A Success

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.

New England Patriots v Miami Dolphins Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images

Last year at this time we were just happy the Dolphins showed some life during a season they were supposed to be “tanking”. Now here we are hoping the Dolphins can win out and make it into the postseason for the first time since 2016. Chris Grier and Brian Flores acquired the players they wanted during the offseason to help build a team culture. If they make the playoffs that would be great, but just the growth they have shown this season and the resources they will have during the offseason should have fans excited for the future of this team regardless if they make the postseason or not.

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

Dolphins' winning season should elicit joy for present and future - Miami Dolphins- ESPN
Making the playoffs would be icing on the cake for a team in Year 2 of a rebuild and that has draft capital and cap space to enhance the roster.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Chan Gailey takes blame for Tua Tagovailoa's struggles against Denver - ProFootballTalk
Tua Tagovailoa has had a solid rookie season, getting over a rough patch that came against Denver on Nov. 22.

Dolphins’ Tua Tagovailoa Showing Growth Says CBS’ Charles Davis: ‘You Can See Him Getting More Confidence, He’s Learning’ – CBS Miami
The NFL on CBS analyst liked what he saw last week from Tagovailoa in leading the team to a win over the Patriots setting them up for a potential playoff berth with two games remaining.

Dolphins 2020 Season

DeVante Parker, Mike Gesicki listed as limited in Dolphins practice - ProFootballTalk
A report on Sunday morning indicated Dolphins wide reciver DeVante Parker would play after being listed as questionable with a hamstring injury, but he wound up on the inactive list against the Patriots.

Dolphins could become first NFL team in 20 years to make playoffs and land a top-three pick in the NFL Draft -
This could be a big year for the Dolphins

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 12/22/20: The Final Push For The Playoffs - 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.

Phinsider Radio: Dolphins run through Pats, keep playoff hopes alive - The Phinsider
Late season games against the Miami Dolphins continue to plague the New England Patriots

NFL Power Rankings Week 16: Chiefs at the top, Dolphins back in top ten - The Phinsider
The NFL calendar is heading into the penultimate week of the regular season. As Week 15 moves into Week 16, we bring back our 2020 NFL Power Rankings. It feels like I have not taken part in our...

It’s Silly that Kansas City Chiefs Frank Clark Made the Pro Bowl over Miami Dolphins’ Emmanuel Ogbah. Straight up Silly - The Phinsider
As we saw last night, the esteemed and majorly important Pro Bowl teams were announced. Thankfully, the game that literally everyone on the planet despises, will be played on Madden. If the league...

Dolphins vs Raiders: Point spread continues to grow - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins improved to 9-5 on the season with a 22-12 win over the New England Patriots this past weekend, keeping themselves in a position to claim a playoff berth when the regular season...