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The Splash Zone 10/29/21: Defense Can’t Get Much Worse, Can It?

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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Apparently the Dolphins defense is ranked 32nd in the league, which means they are dead last. It can only go uphill from here, right? Last season, it seemed the defense made a play when the team needed it most. But this year, it just seems like every drive is going to end in a touchdown for the opposing offense.

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

Miami Dolphins' No. 32-ranked defense is bending and breaking - Miami Dolphins- ESPN
The unit has slipped in several categories in 2021, contributing to a 1-6 start by Miami that includes losses on three last-second field goals.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

NFL QB Index, Week 8: Patrick Mahomes plummets
Patrick Mahomes leads the league in picks and Kansas City's a sub-.500 team. Where does this leave the Chiefs superstar among his passing brethren? Gregg Rosenthal updates his ranking of the NFL's starting QBs, 1-32.


Dolphins Wide Receivers

DeVante Parker: I feel good, we'll just wait and see what happens Sunday - ProFootballTalk
It’s been a disappointing season for the Dolphins on many fronts and wide receiver DeVante Parker‘s availability has been one of them.


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