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AFC East crown on the line tonight - The Splash Zone 1/7/24

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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The winner of tonight’s game will be crowned AFC East champions and will also claim that No. 2 spot in the playoffs. It’s pretty poetic that this matchup between the Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills had to come down to the final week of the regular season with huge playoff stakes for each team. The Dolphins have had an up and down season with a ton of highs but have gotten banged up at the wrong time. The Bills looked like they were going to be out of the playoffs weeks ago, but have turned it around this past month.

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

A season of ups and downs leads Dolphins to predictable foe for division crown
A win would clinch the No. 2 seed for Miami and give the team the AFC East title for the first time since 2008


Bills at Dolphins

Miami Dolphins-Buffalo Bills Complete Week 18 Preview and Prediction - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
Breaking down all the details for the Miami-Buffalo game at Hard Rock Stadium

Bills, Josh Allen present challenge for banged-up Dolphins - ESPN
Allen has thrown multiple TDs in 12 straight games vs. Miami, the longest such streak in NFL history.

Miami Dolphins-Buffalo Bills Week 18 Predictions Roundup - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
How the national media views the Dolphins showdown against the Buffalo Bills at Hard Rock Stadium playing out

Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins Predictions: 7 Crucial Stats, Plus Players To Watch
The Miami Dolphins for the first time this season are home 'dogs -- in the AFC East title game, no less. Do they have what it takes to beat the Buffalo Bills?


Dolphins Playoffs

How Steelers’ win over Ravens impacted Dolphins’ potential first-round playoff matchup
How Steelers’ win over Baltimore impacts Dolphins’ playoff permutations


Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins DB Jevon Holland a Question Mark for Buffalo Game - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
The third-year safety resurfaced on the injury report Saturday


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Previewing Bills/Dolphins week 18 matchup - Miami Dolphins News 1/6/24 - 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 injury update: Jerome Baker activated from Injured Reserve - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are getting back their starting inside linebacker and defensive signal caller.

Miami Dolphins oc Frank Smith explains Durham Smythe’s recent receiving surge - The Phinsider
Durham Smythe has 50 receiving yards in each of the last two games.

Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa on starting 17 games: I take a lot of pride in it - The Phinsider
Tua Tagovailoa’s previous career-best was 13 starts in a season.

NFL playoff picture live updates: Clinching scenarios and standings in Week 18 - The Phinsider
Week 18 of the NFL schedule is upon us, bringing to a close the regular season and setting up the playoffs. Who will make it into the postseason tournament this weekend?

Steelers vs. Ravens, Colts vs. Texans odds, spread, winners picks for Saturday Week 18 - The Phinsider
The 2023 NFL regular season comes to a close this weekend as we reach Week 18. The schedule includes two Saturday games, with our experts predicting the winners of each.

Dolphins fan confidence crashes after team demolished by Ravens and AFC East title game vs Bills on tap - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins were blown out in Week 17 as the Baltimore Ravens dominated the game from start to finish. Now, with a Week 18 AFC East title game on tap, how are fans feeling about the direction of the Dolphins?