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The Splash Zone 5/5/16: Reflecting On The Don Shula Era

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Don Shula holds a special place in every Dolphin fans heart. Shula represents the BEST times of the Miami Dolphins. Dolphin fans have not been able to experience that success since Shula's retirement. The organization has been plagued with mediocrity. With Shula's recent medical scare, we take a look at how great his era was with the Dolphins and what he has meant to the NFL and fans.

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

Don Shula’s health scare makes us reflect on an irreplaceable time in Dolphins history | Miami Herald
Shula’s health issues are a reason to reflect and appreciate all he meant to the Dolphins, but also another reminder how long it has been since this franchise last won big and mattered

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins: QB Brandon Doughty well worth a seventh-round flier | Dave's Digital Domain
Now Adam Gase has really gone and done it. By spending a seventh-round pick on Brandon Doughty, the first quarterback drafted by Miami since Ryan Tannehill got here, the new coach has opened the door for fans to obsess over a rookie passer’s progress and stats and promise all summer l...

Dolphins Running Backs

Kenyan Drake hopes to emerge from shadows for Miami Dolphins - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
After a college career spent as a backup at Alabama, third-round pick Kenyan Drake is ready to emerge at running back for the Miami Dolphins.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Dolphins, Tunsil Selection Get High Grades
NFL Network analyst Bucky Brooks is giving high marks to the Miami Dolphins for their work in the 2016 annual selection meeting — as the draft is formally known.

Dolphins Roster

Miami Dolphins post-NFL Draft 2016 depth chart | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins roster has a new look and feel with 19 rookies heading to Miami this week. The eight drafted and 11 undrafted rookies are all included on this updated depth chart.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 5/4/16: Laremy Tunsil Will Be Evaluated For The NFL Drug Program - 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.

Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing - The Phinsider
Weekly, we take a look around the SB Nation family of NFL blogs. Here are the news stories and analysis they are discussing.

The Plan: Finding Unexpected Beauty in the Dolphins’ Decisions at the 2016 NFL Draft - The Phinsider
Few franchises have shown less cohesion over the last 10 years than the Miami Dolphins. The team has become famous for making picks that not only fail in terms of talent evaluation, but also don’t...

Mr Ross, it's time to properly honor the greatest coach in NFL history! - The Phinsider
Mr Ross, it's time to properly honor the greatest coach in NFL history!

Miami Dolphins 53-man roster projection following 2016 NFL Draft - The Phinsider
The first 53-man roster projection following the NFL Draft for the Miami Dolphins.

Dolphins UDFA Gabe Hughes: An insider look from Florida Tech WR/TE Coach Austin Silvoy - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins signed Florida Tech tight end Gabe Hughes as an undrafted free agent after the end of the 2016 NFL Draft. We spoke with Florida Tech wide receiver and tight end coach Austin Silvoy about Hughes.