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Dolphins playoff picture after loss to Titans - The Splash Zone 12/13/23

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 still hard to believe that the Miami Dolphins just laid down and died against the Tennessee Titans on Monday night. The Dolphins may have lost the top spot in the AFC, but they still sit at #2 and still control their playoff destiny. But it was such a gut punch to witness a defeat like that, when confidence was so high. It was supposed to be one of the easier games for the Dolphins and with some tougher opponents coming up, it makes you a little nervous that we could see a repeat of last December where the team just couldn’t win a game.

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

Miami Dolphins Playoff Scenarios: Loss to Titans Was Really, Really, Really Damaging
The Miami Dolphins' loss to the Tennessee Titans on Monday night makes their upcoming matchup against the New York Jets the most important of the season.

Mike McDaniel

Mike McDaniel: Losses like this can be galvanizing, but it takes everybody - NBC Sports
The Titans comeback to win Monday night's game in Miami was something that hasn't happened in a long time.

Miami Dolphins Head Coach Mike McDaniel Takeaways Day After Dolphins-Titans Week 14 Game - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
Miami Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel looks back on his team's 28-27 loss against the Tennessee Titans at Hard Rock Stadium

Dolphins Offense

Mike McDaniel's Challenge: Make Miami Dolphins' Passing Game More Than Tyreek Hill
The Tyreek Hill injury has further complicated Mike McDaniel's Miami Dolphins game plan ahead of the team's hugely significant game against the New York Jets.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins News: We Can Close the Book on the Tua Tagovailoa MVP Candidacy
Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa played poorly in front of a national television audience Monday, which is probably fatal for his MVP hopes.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Injuries Have Broken the Miami Dolphins' Offensive Line -- Perhaps Irrevocably
The injury to center Connor Williams could have lasting effects that stretch far beyond the Miami Dolphins' Week 14 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Miami Dolphins beef up pass rush by signing Melvin Ingram - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
Veteran pass rusher Melvin Ingram returns to the Miami Dolphins, joining team's practice squad for season's final month

Titans at Dolphins

Miami Dolphins Can't Panic, Must Grow from the Pain of fourth-quarter loss to Tennessee Titans - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
Miami Dolphins have to rebound from season's fourth loss to Tennessee Titans

Dolphins' loss to Titans goes down as one of NFL's biggest regular-season chokes.
In less than 60 seconds, the Dolphins blew a 14-point lead and let the Titans escape Hard Rock Stadium Monday night with a 28-27 upset.

Dolphins weaken playoff hopes with loss to Titans - A to Z Sports
That didn't look good.

Tennessee Titans 28, Miami Dolphins 27: Instant Analysis - A to Z Sports
Miami fell on its face as it approached the finish line on Monday night

What Went Wrong? A Closer Look At Miami Dolphins' Historic Week 14 Collapse
The Miami Dolphins' defensive failure was comprehensive in their loss to the Tennessee Titans. Everyone was bad down the stretch -- regardless of their salary.

Tennessee Titans vs. Miami Dolphins Observations: 7 Things We Learned in Week 14 Meltdown
The Tennessee Titans scored 15 points in the game's final three minutes to stun the Miami Dolphins 28-27 Monday night.

Game Recap: Dolphins Can’t Close Out Titans, Fall 28-27 at Home
After a back-and-forth offensive struggle through three-plus quarters, momentum swung Miami’s way when two Titans fumbles turned into two Dolphins touchdowns and a 27-13 lead with 4:34 left in the game. But Tennessee rallied to score 15 points after that

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Dolphins epically collapse against the Titans - Miami Dolphins News 12/12/23 - 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.

NFL referees continue to be a story the league cannot have: Titans vs. Dolphins latest of miserable trend - The Phinsider
The referees were bad on Monday night as the Dolphins hosted the Titans. Miami did not lose because of the officiating, but that does not change the referees have to be better.

Week 14 Monday Night Football score: Dolphins collapse down stretch in ‘legitimate team loss’ to Titans - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins watched a 14-point fourth-quarter lead disappear against the Tennessee Titans in an epic collapse.

The Good, Bad & Ugly from the Miami Dolphins Week 14 loss to the Tennessee Titans - The Phinsider
Dolphins’ hubris costs team victory in epic loss to Titans.

Connor Williams injury update: Dolphins center tears ACL - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins center Connor Williams tore his ACL against the Tennessee Titans on Monday night.

Miami Dolphins add veteran pass-rusher Melvin Ingram to practice squad - The Phinsider
Melvin Ingram is back and on the Miami Dolphins practice squad as the team looks to bounce back from a disappointing loss to the Tennessee Titans. #FinsUp

Tennessee Titans @ Miami Dolphins: Your Game Predictions That Hit! - The Phinsider
We take a look back at your predictions for the Miami Dolphins vs. Tennessee Titans game.

Hard Knocks: In Season With the Miami Dolphins Episode 4 live thread & reaction from Monday Night Football - The Phinsider
The Tennessee Titans snapped a 767-game streak in Monday’s win over the Dolphins