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Jason Sanders named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week - The Splash Zone 12/28/23

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The Miami Dolphins defeated the Dallas Cowboys this past weekend to secure a playoff spot and kicker Jason Sanders played a huge part in the victory. Sanders made all five of his field goal attempts with three of them being 50-plus yards and one of them being a career high 57 yards. He also became the first Dolphins kicker to make three 50-plus yard field goals in the same game. It’s been awhile since Sanders had a game like this and it came at the right time.

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

Dolphins kicker Jason Sanders named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week
It’s the fifth time Sanders has received the award in his career.

Mike McDaniel

'Physical' vs. 'Cute?' Mike McDaniel Takes Issue With Miami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Ravens Narrative
The Miami Dolphins are the track stars. The Baltimore Ravens are the bullies. That's the narrative. Is it wrong? Mike McDaniel sure seems to think so.

Chris Grier

Miami Dolphins GM Chris Grier's 5 Best Under-the-Radar 2023 Roster Moves
The Miami Dolphins wouldn't have the second-best record in the NFL without these low-key roster moves orchestrated by GM Chris Grier.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Dolphins' Tua Tagovailoa must avoid a scary trend against the Ravens - A to Z Sports
Miami must avoid their star QB joining a very unfortunate list

Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa Not Dwelling on his Big Baltimore Game of 2022 - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
Tua tied a franchise record with six touchdown passes at M&T Bank Stadium in a remarkable 42-38 comeback victory 15 months ago

Dolphins Secondary

The numbers prove that Dolphins CB Jalen Ramsey has had a massive impact - A to Z Sports
Miami's star defender has paid dividends on the field

Dolphins safety DeShon Elliott, former Raven: 'This is going to be a heavyweight fight.'
DeShon Elliott, Lamar Jackson and Zach Sieler were once in the same Ravens draft class. They'll reunite on Sunday.

Dolphins Hard Knocks

Hard Knocks Episode 6: 'Uncle Dan' Marino's Epic Christmas Gift to Miami Dolphins QBs
Miami Dolphins legend Dan Marino makes a guest-starring appearance in the sixth episode of the in-season Hard Knocks.

Dolphins at Ravens

Miami Dolphins News: Are Physical Baltimore Ravens Kryptonite for Shanahan-McDaniel Offenses?
In the Miami Dolphins, it'll be two straight weeks against a Kyle Shanahan-DNA offense for the dominant Baltimore Ravens defense.

Miami Dolphins Practice Report, Injury Update: New Info on Jaylen Waddle, Raheem Mostert, Robert Hunt
The Miami Dolphins' practice report includes a number of key injured players, but Mike McDaniel isn't ready to rule any of them out, including Jaylen Waddle.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

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Miami Dolphins’ Most Valuable Player | Week Sixteen | Show me the money! - The Phinsider
Jason Sanders nails five field goals including game-winner to deliver a Dolphins victory on Christmas Eve!

Five Things I Think I Think About the Miami Dolphins - NFL Week 16 2023 - The Phinsider
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Miami Dolphins Jason Sanders wins AFC Special Teams Player of the Week - The Phinsider
There was no player more deserving for Player of the Week than Miami Dolphins Kicker Jason Sanders. #FinsUP

Miami Dolphins Week 17 Injury Report: Jaylen Waddle, six others miss Wednesday’s practice - The Phinsider
Don’t forget, the Miami Dolphins like to use Wednesday’s practice as a rest day.

Your Miami Dolphins Vs. Baltimore Ravens Week Sixteen Predictions? - The Phinsider
You give us your predictions for this coming Sunday’s game between the Miami Dolphins and the Baltimore Ravens.

Dolphins HC Mike McDaniel on Robert Hunt’s hamstring injury: It’s borderline day-to-day - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins haven’t had their starting right guard since Week 13 against Washington.