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The Splash Zone 8/2/16: Dolphins Defensive Line Dominates In First Padded Practice

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In the Dolphins first padded practice of training camp, the Dolphins defensive line were the stars. The d-line recorded seven sacks and were disrupting the running lanes. It's early in training camp and the defense is normally ahead of the offense at this point. Let's just hope the defensive line can dominate other teams offensive lines.

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

Miami Dolphins defensive line tallies seven sacks in team's first padded practice | Miami Herald
The Dolphins need their defensive line to dominate this season. The year got off to a good start, as their front seven clogged up running lanes and regularly got to the quarterback.

Mike Tannenbaum

AC In The AM: Tannenbaum Likes What He Sees
The Dolphins Executive Vice President of Football Operations had what he called "a strategic" offseason and now, as training camp hits its first full week, Tannenbaum is anxious to evaluate how it all comes together.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Doughty's Role Increases With Moore Rest
With veteran Matt Moore sitting out with a scheduled rest day, backup quarterbacks Zac Dysert and Brandon Doughty saw increased practice reps.

Dolphins Running Backs

Jay Ajayi misses Dolphins practice with knee injury -
One day after Arian Foster was activated off the PUP list, fellow Dolphins tailback Jay Ajayi is on the sideline for practice. NFL Media's Jeff Darlington reports the running back is out Monday.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Mario Williams bullish on Miami Dolphins' defensive line - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The Dolphins are confident that Mario Williams can still play like the Pro Bowl defensive end that posted 38 sacks between 2012 and 2014.

Dolphins Training Camp

Manning Headlines List Of VIP Camp Visitors
In addition to the future Hall of Fame quarterback, also attending practice Monday were former Dolphins wide receivers O.J. McDuffie, Oronde Gadsden and Wes Welker.

2:30 p.m. Monday: 20 Dolphins nuggets, personnel notes from Day 4 of camp; Details on Peyton Manning's speech to the entire Dolphins roster and his meeting with the quarterbacks | Sports Buzz
Twenty news nuggets from Day 4 of Dolphins camp: (If you read the first one on Peyton Manning, which we posted two hours ago, please scroll down to the MORE DOLPHINS TALK subhead): What’s the next best thing to Peyton Manning playing for the Dolphins? Imparting his wealth of knowledge...

CAMP NOTEBOOK: Dolphins Have Fourth Pickless Practice
Dolphins quarterbacks have yet to throw an interception through the first four practices of training camp.

Phinisder News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 8/1/16: Arian Foster Impresses In First Practice - 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.

Arian Foster practices with Dolphins for first time on Monday - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins move into their fourth day of training camp on Monday, meaning the team will be able to break out the pads for the first time this season. Sunday’s practice featured the first...

Miami Dolphins 2016 training camp live chat - Practice 4 August 1 - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins continue their 2016 training camp as the calendar moves to August on Monday. The team will move into full pads for the first time this year when they get out on the field,...

Dolphins training camp 2016: Jay Ajayi held out of Monday practice with knee injury - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi is being held out of practice on Monday due to a knee issue. Monday’s practice is the first day of pads being worn for the team, but Ajayi is on the sideline...

Peyton Manning at Dolphins training camp - The Phinsider
Peyton Manning is visiting Miami Dolphins camp on Monday: Peyton Manning is here today.— Adam Beasley (@AdamHBeasley) August 1, 2016 It's hard to see but that's Peyton Manning in the grey...

Jay Ajayi describes injury as bone bruise - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi missed practice on Monday for a knee injury. When it comes to the team’s presumed starter in the backfield, any mention of his knee sets of alarm bells. Ajayi...