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The Splash Zone - 3/18/16: Dolphins Willing To Give Dion Jordan One More Chance

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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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In 2013, the Dolphins moved up in the draft to select Dion Jordan, who was being compared to Jason Taylor by some. Dolphin fans were excited and there were big expectations for Jordan. Jordan appeared in all 16 games as a rookie and everyone was ready for him to take the next step. Then things got bad. Jordan was suspended the first 4 games of the 2014 season for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing substance policy. Fast forward the middle of September and Jordan again violated the rules and received an additional 2 game suspension. But wait, it gets worse, Jordan would end up getting suspended for the entire 2015 season due to a a diluted test sample.

The Dolphins are willing to give him another chance. But are the fans though?

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

Dolphins willing to give Dion Jordan one more chance — if he wants it | Miami Herald
With Olivier Vernon gone and Cam Wake on the mend, a one-time position of strength for the Miami Dolphins is now one of uncertainty.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Matt Putting In Moore Time With Dolphins
The 2016 season will be Moore’s sixth with the Dolphins, a total surpassed only by quarterbacks Dan Marino, Bob Griese and Don Strock.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Are Miami Dolphins capable of drafting top-level guard? - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The Dolphins didn't get a true guard in free agency and will need to address the position, but their draft history there is spotty in recent years.

Dolphins Roster

Miami Dolphins pre-draft depth chart | The Daily Dolphin
Free agency is winding down and the Dolphins depth chart is starting to have some clarity. Here's our first look at the 2016 depth chart. There will be some changes after the NFL Draft and there could still be a few more free agency signings. For now, this is how it looks.

Dolphins 2016 Offseason

Salary cap comparison: The Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots | Miami Dolphins In Depth
The National Football League Players Association salary cap report this morning is an eye-opener. The Miami Dolphins currently are $18,399,241 under the NFL salary cap of $155,270,000. This includes $9,137,544 carried over from last year that went unused and now...

Dolphins Super Bowl odds among worst in league | The Daily Dolphin
Last year, the Dolphins were a trendy playoff pick and 24-1 odds to win the Super Bowl after free agency. This year, it's going in the opposite direction. After losing Olivier Vernon and Lamar Miller, the Dolphins are 66-1 odds to win the Super Bowl, per Bovada.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone - 3/17/16: Chris Johnson Visits With Dolphins - 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.

Dolphins sign defensive end Andre Branch to one-year deal - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have added depth to their defensive line, signing former Jacksonville Jaguars' defensive end Andre Branch.

2016 NFL Draft Player Breakdown: Shaq Lawson - The Phinsider
After losing Olivier Vernon and Derrick Shelby to free agency, the Dolphins must get younger at the defensive end position. With the 13th pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins select; Shaq Lawson, defensive end, Clemson.