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The Splash Zone 5/13/16: Cameron Wake A Good Investment For Dolphins

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Giving the Dolphins star pass rusher a new contract extension may seem risky due to his injury from last season. But it's really not, it's a good investment. The Dolphins must feel good about Cameron Wake's Achilles to have given him the extension. Wake is one of the hardest working players on the team and fits the teams 'alpha' category. The Dolphins were wise to keep investing into Wake and his production.

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

Miami Dolphins: Cameron Wake's extension is worth the risk |
The Miami Dolphins and new coach Adam Gase dug deepest for offensive help in the NFL draft, beginning with a first-round pick spent on offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil and ending with only two-of-eight draftees on defense.

Dolphins Offense

Dolphins OC Clyde Christensen likes coach Adam Gase calling plays | The Daily Dolphin
Clyde Christensen has the title of Dolphins offensive coordinator but he doesn't have the No. 1 perk -- calling the plays. And that's quite alright with him. "That was one of the things that made it attractive," Christensen said at last week's rookie minicamp. "I enjoy that part of it.

Dolphins Running Backs

Sorting through the Miami Dolphins' crowded backfield - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Jay Ajayi is the early leader in the clubhouse to start for the Miami Dolphins, who lack proven options to turn to at running back.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Grant Looking To Follow In Thomas' Footprints
Zach Thomas is more than a fellow Texas Tech alum to Grant. He is an inspiration.

Five Questions With Leonte Carroo
We play five questions with rookie wide receiver/kick returner Leonte Carroo.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Ole Miss Rebels officials confirm Laremy Tunsil text messages but checking for alterations
Ole Miss officials have determined that text messages posted to Laremy Tunsil's Instagram account did happen, but they are checking whether the messages were altered, sources told OTL.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Dolphins coach Adam Gase expects Ndamukong Suh back for OTA practices | The Daily Dolphin
Much has been made about Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh's decision to skip Miami's voluntary three-day veteran minicamp in April. But it isn't keeping coach Adam Gase up at night.

Dolphins 2016 Offseason

May 12 means Miami Dolphins free agency options on table | Miami Dolphins In Depth
Do you know today's date? It is May 12, in the year of our Lord 2016. And while the year is not important and I just threw it in there for the sake of completeness, the date is meaningful to...

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 5/12/16: Kenyan Drake Believes Dolphins Got The Best Running Back In The Draft - The Phinsider
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.

Dolphins rolling in salary cap space for May 12 compensatory draft pick free agency change - The Phinsider
The NFL's calculation of compensatory draft picks changes on May 12, with free agents signed no longer impacting the formula for picks. The Miami Dolphins could become spenders heading into this next round of free agency.

Did Ndamukong Suh have his best season of his career? - The Phinsider
Conventional wisdom states Ndamukong Suh had a down year in 2015. But did he really?

Phinsider Radio Replay: 5/11/16 - Fireside chat with Dolphins punter Matt Darr - The Phinsider
The calendar may read May, but that does not mean the Miami Dolphins, and the rest of the NFL, are sitting back and waiting for September. The NFL Draft recently concluded, a second-round of free...