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The Splash Zone - 3/24/16: Dolphins Are Looking To Trade For A Running Back

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

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According to reports, the Dolphins are calling teams and asking if they are interested in trading for one of their running backs. No names have been brought up, however. I'm honestly not sure what veteran running back they would want. It is pretty obvious the Dolphins want to add a veteran running back to aid Jay Ajayi and potentially, a rookie running back. I'm all for Ezekiel Elliott if he is there at 13 though.

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

Report: Dolphins looking to trade for RB -
In their quest to find another running back to pair with Jay Ajayi, the Miami Dolphins have reportedly had multiple conversations about possibly trading for a tailback.

Adam Gase

Hyde: Can Adam Gase really be the answer to everything on Dolphins' offense? - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins ranked 27th in scoring last year and have lost their leading rusher and a good receiver. Doesn't Adam Gase need some talent to help him?

AC In The AM: Adam Gase Anxious To Start Coaching
It is clear that he covets the day he can get these players out on the practice field for the first time.

Dolphins Running Backs

Dolphins Looking At Having A Stable Of Backs
Miami currently has three running backs on their roster: second-year player Jay Ajayi, third-year player Damien Williams, and first-year player Jahwan Edwards.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Dolphins WR Kenny Stills to become bigger part of offense | The Daily Dolphin
When you think about Dolphins receivers last year, Kenny Stills is probably fourth on your list. Jarvis Landry continued to emerge as one of the league's top slot receivers. Rishard Matthews had a breakout season and was rewarded by the Titans with a long-term deal.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Jim Caldwell: Ndamukong Suh, Jim Washburn 'good combination' in Miami - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
A big factor in Jim Washburn's hire was reuniting him with Dolphins star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh.

Dolphins Secondary

Ex-coaches believe Byron Maxwell will have a bounce-back season with Dolphins - Sun Sentinel
Byron Maxwell might be coming off a disappointing season, but plenty of his former coaches expect the Miami Dolphins' newest cornerback to have a bounce-back season if he can stay healthy in 2016. "I think he's a terrific football player. He played great football for us in the formula that we asked...

Dolphins 2016 Offseason

How did Miami Dolphins pull off trade with Eagles? Collaboration | Miami Herald
Leaders from all departments, including the business side, had a say in the Miami Dolphins’ trade for Kiko Alonso and Byron Maxwell. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross called the swap "a good move."

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Dolphins rumors: Miami considering trade for running back? - The Phinsider
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