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The Splash Zone 6/17/16: Dolphins Have Now Signed All Eight Of Their Draft Picks

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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 Dolphins have signed all of their draft picks after reaching a deal with running back Kenyan Drake. The Dolphins drafted Drake in the third round and hope he can become a complement back to Jay Ajayi. It also helps that Drake can play on special teams. Drake was injured in practice on Tuesday, but according to Adam Gase, the rookie should be ready to go for training camp.

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

Dolphins sign third-rounder Kenyan Drake, after he limped off field | ProFootballTalk
The day didn't start well for Kenyan Drake, but when it ended, he was officially a pro football player. Via Mark Inabinett of al.com, the Dolphins third-round pick signed his rookie contract Wednesday, hours after leaving the field with what appeared to be a hamstring injury.

Dolphins Tight Ends

Dolphins rookie TE Thomas Duarte shaken, saddened by UCLA shooting - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Miami's seventh-round draft pick, tight end Thomas Duarte, is back with the Dolphins in time for minicamp.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Thomas Keeps Working To Get Better
The Dolphins fourth-year guard enjoyed the work he put in this spring, specifically the difference he felt after getting physically stronger.

Dolphins Secondary

Dolphins CB Bobby McCain proving himself again to new staff | The Daily Dolphin
In a season full of disappointment, cornerback Bobby McCain was one of the few bright spots last year -- a fifth-round draft choice who worked his way in to a key role and started four games.

Dolphins Minicamp

As Dolphins minicamp ends, position battles remain on offensive line and elsewhere - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins have position battles that will spill into training camp, including on the offensive line.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 6/16/16: Reshad Jones Ends Holdout And Reports To Minicamp - 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.

NFL Top 100 Players of 2016: Ndamukong Suh lands at 40 - The Phinsider
The Dolphins had several players on NFL Network’s Top 100, with the latest being defensive tackle, Ndamukong Suh. Here is a look at what Ndamukong Suh brings to the Dolphins, and the impact he...

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith wears familiar aqua hat during Carpool Karaoke - The Phinsider
The Red Hot Chili Peppers joined James Corden for some Carpool Karaoke on The Late Late Show this week. That hat on Chad Smith looks pretty aqua.

Dolphins minicamp 2016: Final day Twitter recap - The Phinsider
A collection of the Twitter reports from the final day of the Miami Dolphins’ mandatory minicamp.

Dolphins sign Kenyan Drake, complete draft class - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins announced the last signing of their 2016 Draft class with running back Kenyan Drake on Thursday.

Canopy going on Dolphins’ stadium - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins’ home stadium - currently called "New Miami Stadium" as naming rights are being negotiated - is undergoing a $450+ million upgrade, headlined by the addition of a canopy over the...