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The Splash Zone 8/16/23: What to look for during Dolphins/Texans joint practices

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The Miami Dolphins and Houston Texans will be getting together this week to practice together before the teams play each other on Saturday for their preseason matchup. One position fans will be interested in hearing about will be the left guard spot. Liam Eichenberg is penciled in as the starter but that may not be for much longer. There are a couple of guys pushing for that spot and we could see them getting some first-team snaps during the week. We’ll also get a good indication of who could be in the driving seat when the teams play on Saturday.

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

Miami Dolphins-Houston Texans Joint Practices Primer: Everything You Need To Know
The Miami Dolphins and Houston Texans will spend three of the next four days in close proximity, beginning with two Dolphins-Texans joint practices.

Dolphins Preseason

CBS News Miami's Steve Goldstein: Dolphins hit the road for the first time - CBS Miami
Mike McDaniel and the Dolphins are spending the week in Houston. Two joint practices with the Texans will be followed by the Fins' second preseason game on Saturday.

Mike McDaniel

Miami Dolphins News: Is Mike McDaniel Spread Too Thin?
'You're the worst. I'm the worst.' Mike McDaniel clearly understands that the Miami Dolphins must be more disciplined. But what role does he play in the issue?

Dolphins Running Backs

Dave Hyde: There’s a better way for the Dolphins to improve their running game than Dalvin Cook
Dalvin Cook cared a lot more about the Miami Dolphins than they cared about him. Now the newest New York Jet will care more about playing the Dolphins than they will ever care about playing him.

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.

Miami Dolphins roster update 2023: Predicting the 53-man roster before Preseason Week 2 at Houston Texans - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have an off day on Tuesday before ramping up for their second preseason game of the year. It seems like a perfect time to reset our 53-man roster projection.

Former Miami Dolphins OT Brandon Shell retires months after signing with the Bills - The Phinsider
Offensive tackle Brandon Shell has decided to retire after seven seasons of professional football.

Phinsider Faithful’s Top 5 Miami Dolphins Defensive Players - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins fans tell us their top five players on defense.

Miami Dolphins Robert Jones: We want to show our dominance in the trenches - The Phinsider
Third-year pro Robert Jones feels comfortable entering his second season in the same offense.