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The Splash Zone 8/5/16: Arian Foster Appears To Be The Dolphins Featured Back

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Arian Foster may have been signed a couple of weeks ago, but he already has his sights on a starting job. We all know how great of a player Foster is and his coaches believe he still has what it takes to be this team's featured back. Jay Ajayi had the starting job locked up until the signing of Foster and now Ajayi is dealing with a knee injury. When the season starts, look for Foster to be the Dolphins bell-cow.

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

Miami Dolphins' Arian Foster meets all expectations in first week on the field | Miami Herald
Arian Foster has been a Dolphin for just a couple of weeks, but he already has the team’s starting running back job in his sights. His coaches believe he has what it takes to be the team’s featured rusher.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins quarterback Brandon Doughty grew up a Dolfan in Davie | Miami Herald
Brandon Doughty, a quarterback out of Western Kentucky, was a seventh round draft pick of the Miami Dolphins this past NFL draft. He grew up in Davie, within four miles of the Dolphins training camp facility at Nova Southeastern University.

Dolphins Running Backs

AC In The AM: Some Enticing Options At Running Back
The addition of veteran running back Arian Foster along with the return of Jay Ajayi and the arrival of rookie Kenyan Drake gives the Dolphins a real chance to have a formidable and productive group. A closer look follows.

Dolphins Tight Ends

Duarte Making Up For Lost Time
The tight end’s only practice exposure in the spring was limited to the June minicamp because of the NFL rule barring rookies from participating until their class graduates.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Don't expect OL shuffle to end; tons of news, notes, quotes | Miami Dolphins In Depth
The Miami Dolphins are done with their Thursday practice and the team made offensive assistants available to the media. And offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen, peppered with questions about the offensive line among other things, said he's not worried that the...

Dolphins Linebackers

Lansanah Back Home With The Dolphins
The newest linebacker took part in his first practice Thursday after being signed a little less than seven years after being a member of the Dolphins practice squad.

Dolphins Secondary

Chekwa Making The Most Of His Opportunities
The cornerback got his most practice reps with the first-team defense Tuesday night when the Dolphins practiced inside the bubble.

Dolphins’ Michael Thomas earns President Volunteer Service Award | www.palmbeachpost.com
The term professional football player describes Michael Thomas but doesn’t define him. It never will.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 8/4/16: Dolphins Sign Linebacker Danny Lansanah - 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.

May Peyton Manning Bestow His Gangsta-Pimp-Daddyness on Ryan Tannehill - The Phinsider
Whether Peyton Manning is testing the waters of a coaching career, or simply at Miami Dolphins camp to hang out, Ryan Tannehill is the real beneficiary of Manning's presence.

2016 Miami Dolphins training camp: Live chat and updates - Practice 6, August 4 - The Phinsider
Live chat and updates for the sixth practice of Miami Dolphins training camp 2016.

ESPN Ranks Dolphins 3rd among NFL teams with under-25 talent - The Phinsider
It has been a long, treacherous road to get to where the Dolphins’ organization currently stands. Several failed regimes, poor draft picks and terrible free agent signings, have led to a decade of...

Lansanah Back Home With The Dolphins
The newest linebacker took part in his first practice Thursday after being signed a little less than seven years after being a member of the Dolphins practice squad.