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The Splash Zone 8/11/23: Dolphins/Falcons, Preseason Game #1

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.

Atlanta Falcons v Miami Dolphins Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

The Miami Dolphins will take on the Atlanta Falcons tonight for their first preseason game. Asked during the week, head coach Mike McDaniel was unsure of whether starters will play and if they do, for how long. If there are starters playing, it’s probably because they need some playing time or they are fighting to keep their starting spot. But expect to see backups and fringe players get most of the playing time tonight. FOOTBALL IS BACK!

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

Dolphins get preseason started at home, CBS News Miami's Steve Goldstein on what to look for - CBS Miami
The Miami Dolphins host the Atlanta Falcons in the first of three preseason games

Falcons at Dolphins

Five questions for the Dolphins in their preseason opener against the Falcons
Miami will begin its exhibition slate at home against Atlanta on Friday night.

Dolphins Offense

Miami Dolphins experiencing growing pains on offense - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis, and More
Is the Miami Dolphins offense experiencing a second-year slump, or is this week's struggles a byproduct of experimentation?

Dolphins Running Backs

'One Of Them Ones'--Jaylen Waddle praises De'Von Achane
Miami Dolphins rookie RB De'Von Achane is taking training camp by storm. Star WR Jaylen Waddle has been impressed, and others have heaped praise on the rookie.

Dolphins Defense

The Vic Fangio Era Begins Friday for Miami Dolphins
Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Vic Fangio makes his aqua and orange debut in Friday night's preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons.

Dolphins Linebackers

For Dolphins undrafted rookie LB Aubrey Miller, preseason means everything
Dolphins LB Aubrey Miller knows he needs to be a special teams demon to make the team. He's undrafted, after all. For Miller, Friday night means everything.

Dolphins Secondary

Top 10 NFL Preseason Battles To Watch in 2023
Which NFL preseason battles should you pay attention to this week? Baker Mayfield vs. Kyle Trask is one of several competitions that will be on display.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 8/7/23: Dolphins will host Falcons for practice - 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.

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There are some very interesting - and very attainable - prop bets for some of Miami’s stars.

Top 5 Miami Dolphins Defensive Players? - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins fans give us their five best players on defense!