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The Splash Zone 5/2/16: Dolphins Agree To Terms With 11 Undrafted Free Agents

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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.

The 2016 NFL Draft is over and all eyes are on the undrafted free agents. It's been reported that the Dolphins have agreed to terms with 11 undrafted free agents. The Dolphins made 8 selections in the draft which brings them to 17 rookies on the roster. The Dolphins will likely bring in some tryout players during rookie minicamp too. Are there any Neville Hewitt's or Davone Bess's in this group? Only time will tell.

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

Dolphins undrafted rookies include Canes WR Scott, Temple WR Shippen | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins surprisingly added two receivers in the NFL Draft and they've signed two more to their rookie class. University of Miami receiver Rashawn Scott and Temple receiver Brandon Shippen will both be in training camp for the Dolphins.

Owner Stephen Ross

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross praises 'great choice' Laremy Tunsil | www.palmbeachpost.com
Steve Ross didn’t have to sign off on the Dolphins selecting Laremy Tunsil per se because he was fully on board with making him the No. 1 draft choice.

Dolphins 2016 Draft

Kelly: Dolphins want a tougher team, so they selected players with alpha personalities - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins selected alpha males in the NFL draft. The hope is that this infusion of alpha personalities will light the team's competitive fire and quickly turn the Dolphins into a tougher, more confident team.

Three reasons for hope with Miami Dolphins' draft class
By adding a potential Pro Bowler in Laremy Tunsil along with several likely starters, the Dolphins are a better team already.

Thanks to guts and a bit of luck, trade with Eagles a win-win for Dolphins | Miami Herald
The Dolphins got a gift when Laremy Tunsil unexpectedly fell out of the top 10. They didn’t waste it, and took him. And as they promised all along, they turned their No. 8 pick into three starters.

Draft Adds Competition And Depth To Roster
The two point men for the draft, Mike Tannenbaum and Chris Grier, went in looking for specific types of players and that’s just what they feel they were about to land.

Three reasons to be concerned with the Miami Dolphins draft class - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
James Walker likes what the Miami Dolphins did in the draft for the most part, but there are a few areas which cause concern going forward.

Dolphins' new beginning continues with drafting of 'alpha players' - Sun Sentinel
Wide receiver Jakeem Grant, the Dolphins' sixth-round pick with selection No. 186, figures he can make a name for himself as a kickoff/punt returner. But the

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 5/1/16: Recapping The Miami Dolphins 2016 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.

2016 Miami Dolphins Draft Recap: Rounds 1-3 - The Phinsider
With the 2016 NFL Draft at its conclusion, it’s time to take a deep breath and take stock of which players Miami selected in rounds 1 to 3.

Dolphins draft pick Xavien Howard scouting report from Our Daily Bears - The Phinsider
An insider look at Miami Dolphins second round draft choice Xavien Howard.

Dolphins draft grade from Mel Kiper - The Phinsider
ESPN's Mel Kiper, Jr., has released his 2016 NFL Draft grades, and he looks favorably on what the Miami Dolphins did over the three days of selections.

Jakeem Grant's personality shines in conference call, tells media 'You can't hate what you can't get' - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins drafted wide receiver Jakeem Grant in the sixth round on Saturday. His speed may not be the greatest thing about Grant however, as his personality and confidence dominated his introductory conference call.

Draft grades 2016: AFC East has Dolphins trailing Bills - The Phinsider
The 2016 NFL Draft ended on Saturday night. Sunday, SB Nation's draft grades saw the Miami Dolphins edged out by the Buffalo Bills for the best draft in the AFC East.

Dolphins draft pick Kenyan Drake: Insider look at Miami's new running back - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins selected Alabama running back Kenyan Drake in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft. We take a closer look at the 73rd overall pick with some help from Roll Bama Roll.

Dolphins Undrafted Free Agent tracker and live updates 2016 - The Phinsider
The NFL Draft has come to a close, which means the mad dash to sign undrafted free agents has begun.