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The Splash Zone 12/5/23: Dolphins playoff picture after week 13

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 v Washington Commanders Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

On Sunday night, the Miami Dolphins sat on top of the AFC. After taking care of the Washington Commanders, the Dolphins got some help from the Green Bay Packers since they beat the Kansas City Chiefs, who was previously holding that #1 spot in the AFC. Thanks to the Cincinnati Bengals last night, by beating the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Dolphins remained at the top spot.

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

The Miami Dolphins' 2023 Playoff Picture Through Dec. 3 - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
The Dolphins ended the Sunday games holding the first seed in the AFC standings


Dolphins Running Backs

With De'Von Achane '100%,' the Miami Dolphins' Running Back Rotation Seems Set
Miami Dolphins running back De'Von Achane had over 100 all-purpose yards in his first real game back from a knee injury.


Dolphins Linebackers

Miami Dolphins Scheduled to Work Out LB Reuben Foster - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
Starting linebacker Jerome Baker sustained a knee injury in the Week 13 victory at Washington


Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins CB Xavien Howard Is Quietly Having an Excellent Year
Jalen Ramsey gets all the headlines, but Miami Dolphins teammate Xavien Howard is more than holding his own in 2023.


Dolphins 2023 Season

More impressive feats by Hill, Tagovailoa, Achane. And Dolphins notes on every position
Achane continuing to impress. And Dolphins personnel notes

Unlike last year, Tua Tagovailoa and the Dolphins are rolling in December
A year ago, the Miami Dolphins began December with a loss to San Francisco that jump-started a five-game losing streak. Sunday's 45-15 rout of the Washington Commanders was an emphatic turnaround for Miami, which is 9-3 for the first time in 22 years.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 12/4/23: Dolphins rout Commanders 45 - 15 - 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.

The Good, Bad & Ugly from the Miami Dolphins Week 13 win over the Washington Commanders - The Phinsider
Dolphins dominate on both sides of the ball en route to massive victory over Commanders.

Week 14: Dolphins vs. Titans: Derrick Henry enters concussion protocol - The Phinsider
The Tennessee Titans might be without their star running back in week 14 as they face the Miami Dolphins on Monday Night Football.

NFL betting odds: Titans vs. Dolphins Monday Night Football opens with Miami heavily favored for Week 14 - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins head home for a Monday Night Football meeting with the Tennessee Titans in Week 14. The oddsmakers see Miami coming away with a big win.

NFL playoff picture 2023 Week 13: Dolphins move into AFC lead through Sunday; NFC tightens up with Eagles loss to 49ers - The Phinsider
With just the Cincinnati Bengals at Jacksonville Jaguars Monday Night Football game to go in Week 13, we take a look at the playoff picture.

Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa to be guest on ESPN’s ManningCast - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will be on ESPN2’s The ManningCast to talk ball with Peyton and Eli Manning. #FinsUp

Titans fire special teams coordinator Craig Aukerman - The Phinsider
The Tennessee Titans had a miserable day for their special teams on Sunday. On Monday, the team fired coordinator Craig Aukerman.

3 Reasons Why The Dolphins Beat The Commanders In Week 13 - Recap - 2023 - The Phinsider
In this weekly column, I outline three reasons why the Dolphins won or lost their previous game, and provide a short preview for next week’s game.

SCHEFTER: Titans DT Jeffrey Simmons suffers knee injury, set to miss matchup against Dolphins - The Phinsider
The Tennessee Titans might be without their star running back in week 14 as they face the Miami Dolphins on Monday Night Football.

MNF: Cincinnati Bengals @ Jacksonville Jaguars Live Thread & Game Info - The Phinsider
Join us live to follow and discuss this evening's MNF game between the Jaguars and the Bengals.