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The Splash Zone 12/24/22: Previewing Packers/Dolphins Christmas matchup

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The Splash Zone 12/24/22: Previewing Packers/Dolphins Christmas matchup
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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.


Tomorrow morning is Christmas day, meaning you have to get up early to get your gifts opened so you can watch the Miami Dolphins take on the Green Bay Packers for the first game of the day. The Dolphins are on the cusp of making the playoffs for the first time since 2016 and they are in control of their destiny. The Packers are on the outside looking in for the NFC playoffs so expect them to pull out all the stops to win this game.

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

As playoff path becomes clearer, Dolphins ‘solely focused on’ Christmas Day game vs. Packers
Dolphins outside linebacker Bradley Chubb paused for a moment to ponder the question in front of his locker Thursday afternoon.


Packers at Dolphins

Breaking Down the Final Miami Dolphins-Green Bay Packers Week 16 Injury Report – Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
The Miami Dolphins have eight players questionable or doubtful for their Christmas Day game

2022 NFL season: Six things to watch for in Packers-Dolphins, Broncos-Rams, Buccaneers-Cardinals on Christmas
NFL.com’s Bobby Kownack breaks down what to watch for during Sunday’s Christmas tripleheader: Packers-Dolphins, Broncos-Rams and Buccaneers-Cardinals.

Miami Dolphins Opponent Breakdown: Green Bay Packers – Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
The Miami Dolphins will look to move to 9-6 on the season when they face the Green Bay Packers at Hard Rock Stadium on Christmas Day


Mike McDaniel

Dolphins’ McDaniel dishes on injuries, Mostert, Long and more
The Dolphins will need to create a roster spot to make room for guard Liam Eichenberg, who could come off injured reserve on Saturday and play on Sunday against visiting Green Bay (1 p.m., Fox).


Dolphins Wide Receivers

Justin Jefferson, Tyreek Hill in race to break receiving mark
Jefferson and Hill are in a race to make history. Are they thinking about it? What obstacles do they face to break the record?

Miami Dolphins Passing Thoughts: Waddle’s Big Jump, Drops, Tyreek’s Mea Culpa – Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
Jaylen Waddle has gone from having a disappointing receiving average to having the best in the NFL


Dolphins Defense

Bradley Chubb: Dolphins defense can take it to ‘a whole ‘nother level’ down the stretch
The Dolphins made a deadline trade to acquire Bradley Chubb believing the edge rusher could push the defense to new heights for a playoff push. The 26-year-old, who inked a big new contract with Miami after the trade, knows he can do more.


Dolphins Linebackers

LB Jerome Baker: Dolphins ‘can just feel it’ that this is their year to reach the playoffs
Despite a three-game losing streak, Jerome Baker and the Dolphins express strong confidence they’ll earn a playoff berth this season.


Dolphins 2022 Season

Dolphins player who should have made Pro Bowl but didn’t? Not who you think | Habib
Dolphins defensive tackle Christian Wilkins is having his best season. Should he have been picked for the Pro Bowl? Was listing him as a DE an issue?

Dolphins Playoff Picture Clearer (And Better) After Jets Loss – Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
The Miami Dolphins can clinch the playoffs in Week 17 without any outside help


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 12/23/22: Jaylen Waddle’s breakout season – 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.

Bradley Chubb wants to take Miami Dolphins defense to ‘the next level’ – The Phinsider
Young pass rusher is unhappy with his play as a member of the Dolphins so far

Miami Dolphins vs. Green Bay Packers preview: Aaron Rodgers’ future, Christian Watson emergence, more – The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins host the Green Bay Packers on Christmas Day. We preview the game with some assistance from Acme Packing Company.

NFL Week 16 Friday Injury Report Dolphins Packers – The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins could be without two key players for this weekend’s matchup against the Green Bay Packers.

Dolphins fan confidence picks up in Week 16 ahead of Packers game – The Phinsider
Fan confidence in the direction of the Miami Dolphins rebounds in Week 16 despite three-straight losses.

Bradley Chubb describes the adjustments of switching from the Denver Broncos the Miami Dolphins midseason – The Phinsider
The addition has made life easier for everyone on the defensive line.

Week 16 NFL lines and picks – The Phinsider
Welp, once again, a 3-3 week was the result of my picks. It indeed is starting to feel like groundhog day. I’ve been on the positive side of the ledger in recent weeks for around the league…

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