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The Splash Zone 7/14/16: The Five Most Important Offensive Players For The Dolphins In 2016

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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.

With a retooled offense and a new offensive boss, the Dolphins are looking to become a top and consistent offense in the league. However, the offense is only going to go as far as Ryan Tannehill can take it. Adam Gase has the track record for helping quarterbacks and I'm confident he can turn Tannehill into a top quarterback. Check out the list and see if you agree or disagree with any of them.

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

5 most important Miami Dolphins offensive players entering 2016 season | The Daily Dolphin
The Miami Dolphins enter the 2016 season hoping that a retooled and healthy offensive line will be a rejuvenated offensive line and that first-year head coach Adam Gase can help quarterback Ryan Tannehill become a consistent performer.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Billy Turner tries to hold on to Dolphins’ right guard job | Miami Herald
Billy Turner ended the offseason program as the Dolphins’ first-team right guard but faces a challenge from Jermon Bushrod.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

A.J. Is Running In Cruz Control
A.J. Cruz, who went to training camp with the Bears in 2015, was the only player on the Dolphins offense during the offseason who had had any previous exposure to Head Coach Adam Gase’s offense.

Dolphins Linebackers

Miami Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso finds renewal in Colombia - OneNacion Blog- ESPN
The Miami Dolphins linebacker reconnects with his roots in Colombia and Puerto Rico as he re-energizes for the upcoming NFL season

Dolphins Secondary

Can Walt Aikens make the Dolphins' roster? - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Walt Aikens, selected in the fourth round in 2014, still struggles to play consistently. Special teams play may be his best shot at making the team.

Dolphins Offseason

AC In The AM: Dolphins Providing Players Rare Opportunity
A three-day "externship" in New York offers a valuable look into life after football, further indication of the far-reaching commitment of Owner Steve Ross.

Former Dolphins

SI’s Ricky Williams features hint at deeper issues with drug testing | ProFootballTalk
The recently-unveiled Sports Illustrated saturation of Ricky Williams, including an ultra-long-form story, a documentary, and a fairly aggressive marketing push, includes plenty of nuggets that speak to some of the specific issues with which the NFL has struggled regarding marijuana.

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Tom Brady suspension upheld after appeal petition rejected - The Phinsider
Tom Brady’s suspension for the DeflateGate scandal has been upheld after the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals rejected his petition for a re-hearing or hearing en banc.

Browns at Dolphins Week 3 team preview - The Phinsider
A look at the Miami Dolphins’ Week 3 opponents: the Cleveland Browns.