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The Splash Zone - 3/5/16: Dolphins And Miller Working On A New Deal

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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According to reports, the Dolphins are working on a new deal for Lamar Miller. Miller is looking for $5 million a year and the Dolphins would love to have him back. Miller however would like more than what the Dolphins are offering. The Dolphins cap situation doesn't help them though.

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

Report: Dolphins, Miller working on new deal -
The Miami Dolphins and Lamar Miller reportedly continue to work towards a deal as free agency approaches. The magic number appears to be $5 million.

Dolphins Running Backs

Dolphins, Lamar Miller talking about the $5 million a year range | ProFootballTalk
With running back Lamar Miller slated to become a free agent on Wednesday, the Dolphins are trying to keep him. The Miami Herald reports that the Dolphins are continuing to work on re-signing Miller, but he wants more than $5 million a season and the team would prefer he settle for $5 million or ...

Ajayi Back Home Working For NFL UK
The Dolphins running back has been in his native London, England, all week participating in an externship with NFL UK.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

2016 Free Agency Preview: Wide Receivers’s series of free agency previews continues with the wide receiver position.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Dolphins must find better protection for QB Ryan Tannehill - NFL Nation- ESPN
The Dolphins have surrendered 91 sacks the past two seasons, so addressing pass protection should be a priority in free agency.

Dolphins Linebackers

Dolphins, Koa Misi agree to new contract | The Daily Dolphin
Linebacker Koa Misi will return to the Dolphins this season, giving the team some cap relief while guaranteeing he's paid for the year. Misi — who was scheduled to earn $4.2 million this year — has agreed to a slightly reduced salary, according to a source.

Linebackers for Dolphins to target in free agency | The Daily Dolphin
Dannell Ellerbe. Koa Misi. Kelvin Sheppard. It's the three players who have tried and failed to adequately replace Karlos Dansby as the Dolphins middle linebacker since Dansby was cut after the 2012 season. Whether it's in free agency or the draft, the Dolphins need an upgrade inside.

Dolphins 2016 Offseason

Off-season Outlook: Miami Dolphins |
Adam Gase takes over a Dolphins team that disappointed in 2015. Now Miami must decide which pieces will stay and which positions can only be helped through outside upgrades.

Michael Thomas one of six Miami Dolphins to receive exclusive rights tenders | Miami Herald
For two years in a row now, the Dolphins have used the exclusive rights tender to lock down Michael Thomas, all but ensuring that one of their best special teams players and most versatile defensive backs will again be on the team in 2016.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone - 3/4/16: Dolphins Restructure Koa Misi's Contract - 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.

Lamar Miller, Dolphins working on new contract, but remain apart on price - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins continue to try to lock up soon-to-be free agent running back Lamar Miller, but the two sides cannot agree on numbers.

Dolphins place tender on Michael Thomas - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have placed an exclusive rights tender on safety Michael Thomas.

Off-Season Rumors: Dolphins Interested in Adam Jones? - The Phinsider
Could the former 6th overall pick help the Miami Dolphins secondary?