Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 4/8/12

Coby Fleener improved his draft stock with a strong pro day. So did a certain quarterback that Dolphin fans seem to be talking alot about.

Here are the Miami Dolphins news stories you may have missed over the last 24 hours:

JEFF IRELAND:

Former NFL executives say Miami Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland should continue sticking to his plan
Criticizing Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland has become a hot trend among the team's fans in recent weeks, but former NFL executives say if Ireland ignores that and sticks to his plan, he's likely to succeed.

DOLPHINS QUARTERBACK SITUATION:

Miami Dolphins might want to ‘overpay’ for Ryan Tannehill - Armando Salguero - MiamiHerald.com
They refused to overpay for Kyle Orton. They refused to overpay for Carson Palmer. They could have signed Matt Flynn but didn’t want to overpay. Same with Alex Smith. And they looked into trading for Robert Griffin III but decided the price was too steep and, you guessed it, they didn’t want to overpay.

2012 NFL DRAFT:

Ryan Tannehill, Coby Fleener on the rise; Chase Minnifield falling in NFL Draft - Tony Pauline - SI.com
After an exhaustive four-week schedule, the pro day workouts are over. NFL scouts, coaches and general managers crisscrossed the country throughout March as prospects tried to improve their draft grade. As always, the workouts have caused some players to rise in the eyes of NFL decision-makers, while others have fallen. One thing's for sure -- a lot has changed since the pro day slate began.

NFL.com news: With draft looming, player visits kick into high gear
Player visits don't tell us everything (or sometimes anything) about how teams will proceed come draft day, but hosting a prospect gives an entire organization the chance to assess a player.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins All-Time Top 100 Players: 41. Glenn Blackwood - The Phinsider
One half of the Bruise Brothers, and 1/10th of the Killer B's, Glenn Blackwood roamed the Dolphins defensive secondary for nine seasons.

SB Nation Profiles Robert Griffin III for 2012 NFL Draft - The Phinsider
SB Nation is profiling the college prospects ahead of this month's NFL Draft. Next up is Robert Griffin III.

SB Nation Profiles Ryan Tannehill for 2012 NFL Draft - The Phinsider
SB Nation is profiling the college prospects ahead of this month's NFL Draft. Next up is Ryan Tannehill.

SB Nation Profiles Riley Reiff for 2012 NFL Draft - The Phinsider
SB Nation profiles prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft. Up next is Iowa tackle Riley Reiff.

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