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The Splash Zone - 1/20/16

Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a run down of the Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

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We knew back in October that the Miami Dolphins would be looking for a new coach and thanks to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, we are beginning to see why the Dolphins were so dysfunctional this season. If you recall, Joe Philbin wanted to draft Derek Carr in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Yes, it was clear Philbin wanted a new quarterback to lead the team, but he did it in an odd way.

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

The dynamics between Ryan Tannehill and his coaches | Miami Dolphins In Depth
Sometimes when news comes to the forefront, even when it seems to come late or quite far after the fact, more details begin to pour in from other sources that color in the gray areas to provide a more complete...

Head Coach Adam Gase

Behind Closed Doors: Interviewing to Become an NFL Head Coach | The MMQB with Peter King
Before their introductory press conferences, NFL head coaches endure a grueling hiring process. Here’s what goes on behind closed doors

Dolphins Coaching Staff

Christensen: Leaving is tough, but Luck in 'a great place'
Longtime Colts assistant is one of the last connections to the team's recent past

Ex-Lions assistant Jeremiah Washburn and dad headed to Miami Dolphins
In Miami, the Jim Washburn will be reunited with All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh.

Dolphins Offense

Miami Dolphins free agency: Should they stay or go? (QBs, RBs and WRs) | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins have major decisions to make with impending free agents and players who might be too costly to keep. Here’s a look at every player who finished the season on the 53-man roster (or injured reserve or the suspension list) with beat writer Andrew Abramson’s prediction for whether or no...

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Greg Cote: With QB greatness all over NFL’s final four, onus on Ryan Tannehill, Miami Dolphins is clear | Miami Herald
The NFL’s newly minted final four — Patriots at Broncos, Cardinals at Panthers — makes clear that the most direct and reliable path to winning big is a special quarterback. Don’t the Dolphins know it! They have not seen a QB make the Pro Bowl since Dan Marino in 1995.

Miami Dolphins right path to finding an elite QB is taking multiple paths | Miami Dolphins In Depth
It is way, way too early to talk about the NFL draft. The conference championship games are coming in a few days. The Super Bowl is coming after that. The Senior Bowl will be sandwiched in between those two. And...

Dolphins Secondary

Stay, go or restructure: Miami Dolphins CB Brice McCain - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Brice McCain was inconsistent playing on the perimeter and in the nickel. Will the Dolphins keep him?

Dolphin Rookies

Darr Selected To NFL All-Rookie Team
Darr finished third in the NFL among all punters with a 47.6 gross punting average.

Dolphin Roster Moves

PRESS RELEASE: Miami Dolphins Sign Two To Reserve/Future Contracts
The Dolphins announced the signing of a pair of offensive players on Tuesday afternoon.

Dolphin Mock Drafts

Mock Draft Roundup 1.0
With draft season underway, we take an early look at which players national analysts are projecting for the Dolphins to select with the eighth overall selection in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 01/19/2016 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include Ndamukong Suh & Jarvis Landry earn AFC Honors, analyzing Kiper's mock draft pick for Dolphins, and should Koa Misi restructure or go.

2016 Dolphins free agency re-sign, tag, or leave: Lamar Miller - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have decisions to make on their soon-to-be free agents. We take a look at each player and decide if the team should re-sign, franchise tag, or allow the player to leave

Ryan Tannehill and Joe Philbin relationship details continue to emerge - The Phinsider
The relationship between Ryan Tannehill and Joe Philbin was already reported to have been strained. Now, more details emerge.

Dolphins Legends of Tomorrow: Who will find a place in the team's Honor Roll? - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are a young team in most of their roster positions. Who could be the next great player in team history? The answer seems pretty obvious.