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The Splash Zone - 3/13/16: Dolphins Conservative Approach This Offseason

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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 reigning offseason champs have decided to take a conservative approach during this fee agency period. The Dolphins have spent the most money on free agents this past couple of years, so it has been odd to see the team sit back and let things happen. Miami cleared plenty of cap space and it looked that that might be able to retain one of their big free agents. None of them were resigned however and the biggest signing the Dolphins have made so far is the addition of Mario Williams.

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

Dolphins taking a conservative approach this year in free agency | www.palmbeachpost.com
The freewheeling Dolphins, accustomed to spending now and worrying later, have rewired their brains.

Dolphins Running Backs

Broncos have until Tuesday to match C.J. Anderson offer sheet | ProFootballTalk
The Bills had until Wednesday to match the offer sheet signed by receiver Chris Hogan with the Patriots. They didn't need that long to declare they won't. The Broncos have until Tuesday to match the offer sheet signed by running back C.J. Anderson with the Dolphins.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Dolphins scheduled to host DEs Chris Clemons, Jason Jones - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins are scheduled to host free agent DEs Jason Jones (Detroit) and Chris Clemons (Jacksonville) in the next few days.

Dolphins 2016 Offseason

Jones, Weeden, and Spence leave Miami Dolphins headquarters without deals | Miami Herald
Three more free-agent curiosities came through Dolphins camp Saturday, but all left the building the same way they entered it:

Hyde: Dolphins, draft analysis and a second look at trade with Philly - Sun Sentinel
They were neighbors at the NFL draft combine in Indianapolis, two suites away, and that's where the Miami Dolphins and Philadelphia Eagles began the deal that set the tone for each franchise's divergent free-agent strategy. Philadelphia wanted to dump players with questions, use that money to buy...

Perkins: Dolphins made the right decisions with Olivier Vernon, Lamar Miller - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins made the right decisions handling DE Olivier Vernon and RB Lamar Miller, according to Chris Perkins.

Miami Dolphins learn all that glitters in free agency is not gold | Miami Herald
Smart teams build through the draft and use free agency to fill gaps.

Phinisder News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone - 3/12/16: Jermon Bushrod Will Be Moving To Guard - 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.

Quarterback Brandon Weeden Meets With Dolphins - The Phinsider
Miami Would Be His Fourth NFL Stop

Linebacker Sean Spence Set to Visit the Dolphins - The Phinsider
The Dolphins continue to look towards free agency to improve their defense.

Robert Ayers signs with Buccaneers - The Phinsider
Free agent defensive end Robert Ayers signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Defensive End Chris Clemons Scheduling Visit with the Dolphins - The Phinsider
After losing Olivier Vernon to the Giants, the Dolphins continue to search for depth at defensive end.

Free agency rumors 2016: Dolphins interested in a return of Nolan Carroll? - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins could be interested in returning cornerback Nolan Carroll to South Florida.

Defensive End Jason Jones to Visit the Dolphins - The Phinsider
Another day, another free agent defensive end scheduled to visit the Dolphins.