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The Splash Zone 8/21/21: Falcons/Dolphins, Preseason Game 2

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.

Miami Dolphins Training Camp Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

The Dolphins and Falcons are going to be facing off today at Hard Rock Stadium. The Falcons traveled down early to get some joint practices during the week. The Dolphins offensive line was under some heavy scrutiny during the week as the unit struggled last Saturday in both run and pass protection. Is there anything specific you’ll be watching for?

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

5 things to watch in Dolphins’ preseason game vs. Falcons | Miami Herald
5 things to watch in the Dolphins’ preseason game vs. Falcons, including Tua Tagovailoa’s play and the progression of the offensive line.


Dolphins Linebackers

Dolphins activate Sam Eguavoen off COVID-19 list - ProFootballTalk
The Dolphins have gained some depth back at linebacker.


Dolphins Secondary

Xavien Howard focused on "knocking some rust off" against Falcons this weekend - ProFootballTalk
Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard didn’t hit the ground running at training camp this summer as he didn’t do much work while trying to get a revised contract or a trade to a team that would give him one.


Dolphins Roster

An update on several injured Miami Dolphins and where they stand | Miami Herald
Injury updates on several Miami Dolphins who have been sidelined. And notes on the offensive line, a player who has been great all camp and backup cornerback


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 8/20/21: Preston Williams And Elandon Roberts Return - 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.

ESPN | Miami Dolphins’ wide receiver Lynn Bowden suffered a ‘strained hamstring’ at yesterday’s joint practice - The Phinsider
According to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, the Dolphins second-year wide receiver suffered a strained hamstring during Thursday’s practice vs the Atlanta Falcons