11:32 AM EST, Mon December 17, 2018
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The Splash Zone 12/17/18: Dolphins Playoff Hopes All But Extinguished

The Splash Zone 12/17/18: Dolphins Playoff Hopes All But Extinguished

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. While still in the playoff hunt with three weeks remaining, it’s just like the Dolphins to lay an egg after having one of the most memorable plays in NFL history last week. The Minnesota Vikings ran right over the Dolphins in the first quarter. Though the Dolphins were making a comeback issues started popping up at the worst time and the Vikings ran away with it. The Dolphins still have a small chance of making the...
15 hours ago
Sunday Night Football: Philadelphia Eagles @ Los Angles Rams Live Thread & Game Information

Sunday Night Football: Philadelphia Eagles @ Los Angles Rams Live Thread & Game Information

Tonight’s Sunday Night Football game features two NFC Teams. The Superbowl defending champs, who hardly look like they are prepared to return again this season, will travel west to Los Angles California to take on the Los Angles Rams. While the Eagles have struggled and currently sit in second place in their division, one game under .500, the Rams have proven to be one of the best teams in the NFL this season having dropped only two games up to this point of the season. Please use this thread to discuss this evenings game or as always your Miami Dolphins. Continue to follow all site...
19 hours ago
Dolphins at Vikings final score, immediate reactions, and recap

Dolphins at Vikings final score, immediate reactions, and recap

The Miami Dolphins were demolished by the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, with nothing seeming to go right - other than a Minkah Fitzpatrick pick-six - for Miami. The loss cripples Miami’s chances at the playoffs this year. Final Score Dolphins 17 - Vikings 41 Immediate Reactions. What went wrong for the Dolphins on Sunday? Whatever you thought when you read that sentence, that is the correct answer, no matter what it was. Injuries. Poor offensive line play. Poor defensive start. Play calling. Decision making. Penalties. You name it, and it went wrong. Nine sacks were allowed. Most of those...
23 hours ago
Miami Dolphins @ Minnesota Vikings Live Thread & Game Information

Miami Dolphins @ Minnesota Vikings Live Thread & Game Information

Your Miami Dolphins will head north this weekend to take on the Minnesota Vikings. The Dolphins are of course coming off a thrilling walk off victory over the New England Patriots after winning on a hook and ladder play that shocked pretty much everyone in the stadium that day, most especially the Pats team who were already celebrating their victory. The win gave Miami a 7 and 6 record that left them one of several teams chasing the final wild card playoff spot in the AFC. The other wild card spot will wind up going to which ever of the two teams from the AFC West that comes in second now...
Dec 16, 2018
NFL Week 15 experts picks for Dolphins at Vikings

NFL Week 15 experts picks for Dolphins at Vikings

The Miami Dolphins are 7-6 and heading into their last game of the year against an NFC North opponent. The Dolphins beat the Chicago Bears in Week 6, then lost to thby 7.5 e Detroit Lions in Week 7 and to the Green Bay Packers in Week 11. Now, they face the Minnesota Vikings in Week 15, with both teams hoping to position themselves for their respective conference’s Wildcard playoff position. The Vikings are favored in this game by 7.5 points. Can Miami come away with the upset, despite their road struggles this season? We take a look around the internet to see how the experts are picking...
Dec 16, 2018
NFL Playoff picture 2018: Mid-Week 15 through Saturday games

NFL Playoff picture 2018: Mid-Week 15 through Saturday games

The NFL schedule has reached that time of year when they start playing Saturday games. This week’s schedule, including the Thursday night game, has started with three games that directly impact the AFC Playoff picture. On Thursday, the Los Angeles Chargers beat the Kansas City Chiefs, tying the two AFC West division rivals in the standings, with the Chiefs holding on to the top seed based on division records (4-1 to 3-2). Saturday then had the Houston Texans beat the New York Jets, moving the Texans into the second seed position, just ahead of the New England Patriots who, if they beat...
Dec 16, 2018
The Splash Zone 12/16/18: Dolphins And Vikings Set To Face Off

The Splash Zone 12/16/18: Dolphins And Vikings Set To Face Off

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 Dolphins and Vikings will face off today as both teams are vying for the postseason. The Dolphins looked like they were out of it with seven seconds left in the game last week. But as we know, the Miami Miracle happened and the Dolphins are looking to carry all that momentum over to this game. The Vikings on the other hand have been struggling the past couple of weeks after losses to the Patriots and Seahawks. Both of those...
Dec 15, 2018
NFL Week 15: Dolphins fan rooting guide

NFL Week 15: Dolphins fan rooting guide

The Miami Dolphins head into Week 15 in a four-way tie for the AFC’s final Wildcard position. They have a chance to make the post season for the second time in three years if they can keep winning, while also getting some help from around the league. What hep do they need? That is what we bring you this afternoon. Looking at the weekend’s slate of games, we break down for which teams you should be rooting Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Houston Texans at New York Jets, 1pm ET This game only makes the list in order to keep the Texans from falling back into the Wildcard chase if either...
Dec 15, 2018
NFL winners picks Week 15: Phinsider Contributors straight-up selections

NFL winners picks Week 15: Phinsider Contributors straight-up selections

The Phinsider Contributor picks for Week 15 are here, and we are ready to make the stretch run to the season finale in just two weeks. While the Miami Dolphins are hoping these next three games can push them into the playoffs, the Phinsider contributors are hoping these next three slates of games are enough to push us to the 2018 championship. Last week did not see a lot of change, as Kathleen, Justin, and I all went 10-6 in our selections, while James was 9-7 and Duke was 8-8. The main difference is Duke dropping a full percentage point, or two more games, behind me for the overall lead. I...
Dec 15, 2018
Fan confidence rebounds for Dolphins after Miami Miracle

Fan confidence rebounds for Dolphins after Miami Miracle

Miami Dolphins fan confidence in the direction of the team hit a season high after the team’s 3-0 start to the season, then quickly fell as injuries and losses mounted. The Dolphins are now 7-6 and in playoff contention. It has not been the ideal season, but it is mid-December, and Miami is playing big games, meaningful games, and, essentially, playoff games. And, the fan confidence has started to recover. After reaching 86 percent fan confidence leading into Week 4, the fans’ roller-coaster confidence in the team reached as low as 26 percent in Week 9. Last week, it was sitting at 44...
Dec 15, 2018
Dolphins at Vikings: Pre-game primer

Dolphins at Vikings: Pre-game primer

The Miami Dolphins come off the improbable Miami Miracle win over the New England Patriots in prime position to fight for the final Wildcard spot in the AFC. They head to Minneapolis on Sunday to face the Minnesota Vikings, who are currently in the NFC’s final Wildcard spot, trying to hold off challenges from the 6-7 group of NFC teams including the Carolina Panthers, Philadelphia Eagles, and Washington Redskins. The winner of Sunday’s game should be set up for a two-week sprint toward the postseason, while the loser could see their chances all but vanish. Below, you will find...
Dec 15, 2018
The Splash Zone 12/15/18: Previewing Sunday’s Game Against The Vikings

The Splash Zone 12/15/18: Previewing Sunday’s Game Against The Vikings

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 Dolphins will be traveling to take on the Vikings tomorrow. The Dolphins are coming off their miracle win against the Patriots while the Vikings are coming off a tough loss to the Seahawks on Monday night. The Vikings even fired their offensive coordinator this week and promote their QB’s coach to fill the role. The Dolphins enter as underdogs, but they proved to us that anything can happen on Sunday. You can check out...
Dec 14, 2018
Miami Dolphins at Minnesota Vikings Week 15 Injury Report: Xavien Howard Doubtful

Miami Dolphins at Minnesota Vikings Week 15 Injury Report: Xavien Howard Doubtful

Miami’s star cornerback is set to miss another week of action. The Miami Dolphins have been heavily afflicted by the injury bug all season long, and that trend isn’t changing heading Week 15’s contest against the Minnesota Vikings. The Dolphins released the team’s final injury report of the week, and Miami’s best defensive player is in danger of missing his second straight game. Star cornerback Xavien Howard (knee), who has the league lead with seven interceptions, is listed as doubtful after failing to take the practice field all week. Safety T.J. McDonald (ankle) is listed as...
Dec 14, 2018
Phinsider Mailbag Week 15 Requests and Week 14 answers

Phinsider Mailbag Week 15 Requests and Week 14 answers

The Phinsider Mailbag and I have been having a disagreement lately, especially when it comes to me having the time (or remembering) to post it. Today, I am going to try to make up for some of that. Normally on Wednesdays, I ask for your mailbag questions so on Thursday I can put together my response. That just has not happened lately. Last week, I asked for your questions on Thursday, then did nothing with them. This week, I actually thought about the requests post on Wednesday, but did not get around to it. To fix this, I am asking for your questions here. I am also picking up some of the...
Dec 14, 2018
Phinsider Radio: Can the Miami Dolphins knock off the Minnesota Vikings?

Phinsider Radio: Can the Miami Dolphins knock off the Minnesota Vikings?

Matthew Cannata and Aaron Sutton are joined by Arif Hassan to discuss this weekend’s upcoming matchup. You won’t want to miss it! Click play above ^ After last week’s miracle in Miami, the Miami Dolphins are officially ALIVE in the AFC playoff picture. Can they continue their winning ways against the Minnesota Vikings? On this week’s episode of Phinsider Radio, Matthew Cannata and Aaron Sutton sit down with Minnesota Vikings ‘ beat writer Arif Hassan of The Athletic. They discuss all things Vikings and Dolphins and get in-depth with their analysis and Xs and Os. Which team we...