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The Splash Zone 12/6/23: Dolphins sit on top of the AFC

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-Miami Dolphins at Washington Commanders Photo by Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post via Getty Images

The Miami Dolphins had to take care of business against the Washington Commanders and needed some help to claim the #1 spot in the AFC. The Dolphins destiny is in their own hands over the final month of the season. They have two very winnable games coming up against the Tennessee Titans and the New York Jets over the next two games. Week 16 is when the fun starts on the final three game stretch. The Dolphins will have to overcome their allergies of beating winning record teams as they face off against the Dallas Cowboys, Baltimore Ravens, and the Buffalo Bills (who may or may not have a winning record at that time).

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

The Miami Dolphins Are the AFC's No. 1 Seed and Most Complete Team
The Miami Dolphins no longer need help. They win their last five games, the road to the Super Bowl will run through Hard Rock Stadium.

Dolphins Hard Knocks

Here’s what you missed in Episode 3 of ‘Hard Knocks’ with the Dolphins
The episode focused on Miami’s preparation for its December slate, among other topics.

Dolphins Running Backs

Miami Dolphins FB Alec Ingold Selected as Walter Payton Man of the Year Nominee - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
The Dolphins have had three winners of the prestigious off-the-field award

Dolphins 2023 Season

Dolphins film study: How Tyreek Hill got behind the Commanders for 2 deep TDs
Hill only played just 31 snaps but made the most of it in Miami’s 45-15 win.

An injury update and Dolphins notes. And Dolphins reportedly could play game in Brazil
Dolphins’ McDaniel updates several injuries

Dolphins beat Washington, a Review: The Tape Don't Lie | Joe Schad
The Tape Don't Lie: Dolphins over Commanders, a Review from Joe Schad. Let's talk about Tua Tagovailoa, Tyreek Hill, Liam Eichenberg, De'Von Achane

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 12/5/23: Dolphins playoff picture after week 13 - 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.

Miami Dolphins’ Most Valuable Player | Week Thirteen | Cheetah commands respect - The Phinsider
Tyreek Hill continues his dominance over the competition.

Dolphins plan to workout Reuben Foster with Jerome Baker week to week - The Phinsider
With the Miami Dolphins in desperate need of depth at linebacker, the team summons veteran free agent LB Reuben Foster to Miami Gardens for workout.

NFL Playoff Standings 2023: Week 13 moves Miami Dolphins into top spot in AFC playoff picture - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have assumed the top position in the AFC playoff picture following Week 13. We update the NFL standings for both the AFC and NFC.

Film Review: The Miami Dolphins Dominate the Commanders at FedEx Field - The Phinsider
It was a very clean performance from the Fins. They’ll be tough to match when they play like this.

Fullback Alec Ingold is the Miami Dolphins nominee for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award - The Phinsider
The NFL unveiled the 2023 Walter Payton Award nominees on Tuesday.

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

HBO’s Hard Knocks: In Season With the Miami Dolphins Live Thread & Reaction! - The Phinsider
Tyreek Hill is quickly closing in on 2,000 receiving yards this season!