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The Splash Zone 12/30/20: Dolphins Just Need One More Win

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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It’s just that simple, just win this last game and the Dolphins will be in the postseason. But it’s not that simple as we have no clue if the Buffalo Bills will be resting their starters or not. If the Bills want the #2 seed in the AFC, they have to win this game or hope the Steelers lose, who are starting Mason Rudolph against the Browns. The Dolphins would need to bring their “A” game on Sunday if the Bills decide they want to win with their starters out there.

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

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Dolphins Quarterbacks

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The Dolphins turned to Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback in the fourth quarter of last Saturday’s game against the Raiders and he led them to 13 points, including the game-winning field goal by Jason Sanders.

Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tua Tagovailoa and the art of mentoring the competition
The Dolphins QB lost his job, had to prepare his replacement for success -- and then came in to save the day when he didn't perform. The job of a veteran backup is no small feat.


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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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