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The Splash Zone 5/18/16: Is Kenyan Drake The Best Fit From The Dolphins Draft Class?

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A recent article series went on to find the best schematic fit from the draft classes. The article highlights rookie running back Kenyan Drake and why he will fit well with what Adam Gase has planned. Drake was the third running back taken in the draft this year and is surprised a lot of people. Drake is a versatile back who can run and catch well. His only knock is his durability. He will have to stay healthy for this to be a good pick for the Dolphins.

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

Finding the Fits: Alabama's Kenyan Drake more than a backup plan in Miami -
After whiffing on RBs in free agency, Adam Gase has big plans for versatile new weapon

Dolphins Running Backs

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Dolphins Defensive Line

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Dolphins Roster

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Dolphins 2016 Offseason

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Delivering pitch to owners for Miami’s Super Bowl bid: Larry Csonka | The Daily Dolphin
Larry Csonka gave Miami three Super Bowls. Now, 37 years after his retirement, he could hand Miami another. South Florida’s Super Bowl Bid Committee is calling in a heavyweight in its battle to land one of the three title games that will be awarded next week, relying on the Dolphins’ H...

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