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The Splash Zone 5/17/16: Jason Jones Officially Signs With The Dolphins

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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.

After visiting with the Dolphins a couple times this offseason, Jason Jones has officially signed and will be a Miami Dolphin in 2016. It is a one-year deal for the soon to be 30 years old. The former Detroit Lion will look to be a key rotational player on the defensive line this season.

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

Miami Dolphins add more depth to defensive line, sign Jason Jones | Miami Herald
The Dolphins still don’t know how long it will take Cameron Wake to recover fully from his torn Achilles tendon. So on Monday, they added an insurance policy in Jason Jones.

Dolphins Running Backs

Five Questions With Kenyan Drake
We play five questions with rookie running back Kenyan Drake.

Dolphins Defense

Pass rush could lead Dolphins to glory (or more disappointment) in 2016 - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins had 31 sacks last season, tied for 25th in the NFL. This year they could finish in the top half of the league, perhaps even the top 10.

Dolphins 2016 Rookies

Dolphins Draft Class Ranked Among NFL's Best
In a story ranking the top 100 draft picks in terms of their impact in 2016, college football analyst Chase Goodbread listed five Miami Dolphins players, a total that was tied for second-best in the entire league.

Dolphins 2016 Offseason

NFL - Best offseason acquisitions for all 32 teams - free agency, coaches, general managers, draft picks
From free agents to coaches and draft picks to general managers, NFL Nation reporters pick the top offseason pickup for every team. No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff and Hue Jackson make the list.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Dolphins depth chart: Breaking down Miami's roster IV - Defensive tackles - The Phinsider
Part four of our breakdown of the Miami Dolphins' roster and a projection of the depth chart for 2016.

Dolphins make NFL.com's list of top teams to improve on offense in NFL Draft - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins may have lost that loving feeling with their offense last year. After the 2016 NFL Draft, they should be ready to avoid a crash and burn.

Leonte Carroo, Kenyan Drake to take part in NFLPA Rookie Premiere - The Phinsider
The annual NFLPA Rookie Premiere is an annual event with some of the top rookies from around the league converging on Los Angeles. This year, two Miami Dolphins draft picks will be among the 41 players.

Shaq Lawson requires shoulder surgery; Bills defensive end could be out six months - The Phinsider
The Buffalo Bills appear to have lost their first-round draft pick to a shoulder surgery.

Jason Jones signs with Dolphins officially on one-year deal - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins announced the signing of defensive end Jason Jones on Monday.