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The Splash Zone 8/31/22: Dolphins Trim Roster Down To 53

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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The Miami Dolphins had to have their roster trimmed down toe 53 by 4 p.m. yesterday. Early yesterday morning, the team announced that they released wide receiver Lynn Bowden, who has been a fan favorite but there was just too much depth in the Dolphins receiver room. Among other moves, the team placed Byron Jones on the PUP List, meaning he will miss at least the first four games of the season.

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

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