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The Splash Zone - 4/19/16: Miami Dolphins Met With Ezekiel Elliott Yesterday

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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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Yesterday, the Miami Dolphins met with the top running back prospect in this years draft, Ezekiel Elliott. The Dolphins pick at 13 and Elliott is predicted to go somewhere way before that. People believe he could go the the Philadelphia Eagles at 8. Coincidentally, that's where the Dolphins would be picking if they had not made the trade for Byron Maxwell and Kiko Alonso.

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

Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliott meeting with Dolphins today | The Daily Dolphin
Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott, the consensus top running back in the NFL Draft, is meeting with the Dolphins today, according to NFL Network. After losing Lamar Miller in free agency and then missing out on C.J.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins Making the Leap: RT Ja'Wuan James - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Talented but oft-injured tackle Ja'Wuan James needs to make a leap in his third season for the Miami Dolphins, who need help on the offensive line.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Mario Williams promises "the best attitude" he’s ever had | ProFootballTalk
Defensive end Mario Williams joined the Dolphins this offseason after a 2015 season with the Bills that featured complaints from and about him. Williams wasn't happy with the way he was used on defense in Buffalo and members of the team weren't happy with the effort that Williams put forth on a ...

Dolphins Linebackers

Vigil: "It'd Be Awesome To Have My Brother Here With Me"
The Vigil brothers, Zach and Nick were a force at Utah State, and their aggressive and instinctive style of play made analysts take note of their potential upside.

Dolphins 2016 Offseason

Miami Dolphins scouting department gets a big endorsement | Miami Dolphins In Depth
The Miami Dolphins scouting department has spent the past two weeks grinding. College scouts who live all around this great country spent the past two weeks in South Florida in meetings with coaches and the personnel department heads discussing the...

FIVE FINS FACTS: Dolphins Draft-Related Trades
Here are five fun facts on trades the Dolphins have made in their history involving draft picks.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins Mock Draft Database 2016 mini-update: Draft profiles for Hargreaves, Apple, Elliott, and more - The Phinsider
A lot has changed over for the Miami Dolphins' mock draft consensus picks. Rather than a full update on the players being projected to the Dolphins, we take a look at the top six prospects, and give you some of the draft profiles on those players.

Ezekiel Elliott visiting Dolphins on Monday - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are hosting running back Ezekiel Elliott to a pre-Draft prospect visit today.

NFL Draft History- Miami's Best & Worst Draft Picks - The Phinsider
It's almost draft day... let's take a look at Miami's best (and worst) picks of the last decade.