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The Splash Zone - 1/29/16: Dolphins Coordinators Met With The Local Media

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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The Dolphins coordinators met with the media yesterday and we got to hear what each one brings to the team. Darren Rizzi is returning as the special teams coordinator, he's one of the holdovers from Philbin's staff (and Sparano's). The two new faces are OC Clyde Christensen (Colts QB coach)  and DC Vance Joseph (Bengals secondary).

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

Cohen: Three Coordinators Each Have Plenty To Offer
Andy Cohen shares his observations and thoughts as Miami’s three coordinators met with the South Florida media.

Dolphins Front Office

New report: Aponte staying with Dolphins | ProFootballTalk
Dawn Aponte is leaving the Dolphins for the Lions. Unless she isn't. Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reported earlier on Thursday that Aponte would be departing Miami for Detroit. Marvez now reports Aponte is staying.

Dolphins Coaching Staff

Debunking a false narrative about the Miami Dolphins coaching staff | Miami Dolphins In Depth
The Miami Dolphins today will introduce their coordinators to the media and, in so doing, to you as well. Offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen and defensive coordinator Vance Joseph will be introduced locally for the first time and assistant head coach/special...

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Challenge for Ryan Tannehill: run an aggressive, Colts-style offense | The Daily Dolphin
This past season, Ryan Tannehill’s fourth in the NFL, was supposed to serve as a final exam of sorts to determine what kind of a quarterback he’ll be. Next season might be more of a masters thesis.

Dolphins offseason to-do list, starting with making Ryan Tannehill better | FOX Sports
Dolphins offseason to-do list, starting with making Ryan Tannehill better

Dolphins Wide Receivers

PRESS RELEASE: Dolphins Sign Murphy To Reserve/Future Contract
The wide receiver played in two games and recorded one catch for 16 yards in Pittsburgh’s season opener against New England.

Dolphins Defense

Vance Joseph wants Dolphins players to have "ownership" of defense | ProFootballTalk
Before the Dolphins fired defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle after Week Four of the regular season, word out of Miami was that the team's players were airing their grievances about the scheme at team meetings.

Vance Joseph and Ndamukong Suh: The meeting of the Alpha males | Miami Dolphins In Depth
New Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph is an alpha personality guy. That's what everybody who has been around him have told me. That's the vibe I got today when I spent a couple of minutes with Joseph after his...

Dolphins Linebackers

Alabama LB Reggie Ragland could be on Dolphins' radar - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Ragland is at the Senior Bowl to show teams he can play outside linebacker as well as his natural inside spot, something that could boost his stock.

Don Shula

'Proud' father Don Shula eager to watch son coach in Super Bowl 50 - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Don Shula will be traveling to California to watch his son, Panthers offensive coordinator Mike Shula, coach on the biggest stage in the sport.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone - 1/28/16: Dolphins To Remain a 4-3 Defense - The Phinsider
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

2016 NFL Pro Bowl or Smelling Farts: Which Has More Entertainment Value? - The Phinsider
A generous shower and a liberal dousing of Axe Body Spray can't even mask the stench of the NFL Pro Bowl. Are there ways to improve Pro Bowl weekend for everyone involved?

Cap-onomics, Part 2: Breaking Down the Dolphins’ Defensive Salary Cap Situation - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have several questions to answer on defense before the offseason kicks into gear, many of which pertain to the salary cap. Can they afford to keep Olivier Vernon? Will they cut veterans like Brent Grimes and Cameron Wake? How will these decisions affect the team's draft strategy? We tackle those questions here.

Dawn Aponte to stay with Dolphins despite reports could be headed to Lions - The Phinsider
A report on Wednesday indicated that Miami Dolphins Vice President of Football Administration Dawn Aponte could be heading to the Detroit Lions. It appears that was not correct.

Dolphins add wide receiver Tyler Murphy on futures contract - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins continue to build their 2016 90-man roster with another futures contract addition.

NFL's Super Bowl 'Golden Team' released - The Phinsider
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl, the NFL has released their "Golden Team" ahead of next week's golden game.