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The Splash Zone - 4/12/16: Dolphins Begin Offseason Workouts

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The Dolphins began their offseason workouts yesterday. It was the first time the team was allowed to be together with the new coaching staff. It was also the first time head coach Adam Gase was allowed to see the entire team. Teams with new head coaches are allowed to start earlier, while the other teams will be reporting to theirs next week.

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

Miami Dolphins offseason conditioning is under way | Miami Dolphins In Depth
Miami Dolphins players have been working out for weeks. Some have actually been working on the field on their own for weeks. But Monday marked the official start of the team's offseason strength and conditioning program. And

Adam Gase

Gase Impressed With Players’ Enthusiasm
One of the challenges faced by the Dolphins coach heading into his first team meeting with his players was resisting the urge to overload them with messages and information.

Dolphins coach Adam Gase: We want to get bigger, stronger, faster | The Daily Dolphin
After months of meeting his new players, first-year Dolphins coach Adam Gase can finally talk football. But while he has a strategy and plan to turn the team around, he doesn't want to overload his players on Day 1 of offseason workouts.

Dolphins Secondary

Dolphins CB Byron Maxwell: It’s obvious we have talent | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins, coming off a 6-10 season, didn't wow the football world with their offseason moves. But cornerback Byron Maxwell, who was one of the team's biggest offseason acquisitions, believes the Dolphins have the talent to compete now.

Dolphins 2016 Offseason

UFC fighter Rashad Evans a special guest at Miami Dolphins camp Monday - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Former UFC light heavyweight champ Rashad Evans visited Dolphins camp Monday and offered his opinion on which Miami players have UFC potential.

James Walker's Miami Dolphins mock draft 3.0 - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Miami holds the No. 13 overall pick and has some well-defined needs, patricularly at running back and in the secondary.

Suh, other key players turn out for start of Dolphins’ offseason program | Miami Herald
Monday is the beginning of the Miami Dolphins’ two-month offseason program. The first two weeks are limited to lifting and rehab. After that? A voluntary veteran minicamp, in which Adam Gase will lead his first practices as a head coach on any level.

Dolphins get early start to offseason workouts and an extra minicamp | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins are getting an early start to offseason workouts. While most NFL teams won't return until next week, organizations with new head coaches are allowed to begin their program early. So the Dolphins are back in Davie.

AC In The AM: A Time Of The Year To Start Building
Today is when the journey begins. It may only be the second Monday of April, but the habits that are formed now could very well have a lasting effect on a team that has plenty of improving to do.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Dolphins offseason program begins today - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins will have players start reporting back to the team today.

2016 NFL Draft Prospect: Derrick Henry - The Phinsider
In the last five years, Alabama has produced 5 running backs that were selected in the first two rounds of the NFL Draft. Will Derrick Henry add to that tally?

2016 NFL Mock Draft: Phinsider community turns to Tampa Bay's 9th pick - The Phinsider
With the ninth overall pick in the Phinsider Community Mock Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers select...

NFL Mock Draft 2016: Dolphins continue to look cornerback in Dan Kadar update - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are heading into the NFL Draft with two big needs: cornerback and guard. According to the latest mock draft update from Dan Kadar, they will fill one of those needs early in the selection process.

Phinsider community mock draft 2016: Giants taking versatile linebacker with 10th pick - The Phinsider
With the tenth overall pick in the Phinsider Community Mock Draft, the New York Giants select...