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The Splash Zone 9/14/16: Dolphins Sign Veteran Linebacker Donald Butler

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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 worked out linebackers A.J. Hawk, Donald Butler, and Nate Irving yesterday and ended up signing Butler. Butler has spent all of his 5 season with the San Diego Chargers and was most recently with the Arizona Cardinals. The Dolphins needed some depth at linebacker and Butler's position flexibility helps.

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

Miami Dolphins sign veteran linebacker Donald Butler - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins have signed veteran linebacker Donald Butler, adding a proven NFL starter to one of the team's thinnest positions.

Dolphins Running Backs

Jay Ajayi getting second chance with the Miami Dolphins
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Dolphins Wide Receivers

Kenny Stills: Dropped TD 'to make me stronger' - NFL.com
Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills dropped a surefire touchdown that would have given his team the lead. The wideout said the mistake would make him "stronger" in the future.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Laremy Tunsil must work on reducing his rookie mistakes - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
From Arian Foster to the defensive line to Laremy Tunsil's debut, we take a look at the film from Week 1.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Miami Dolphins DL Earl Mitchell (calf) to injured reserve | The Daily Dolphin
Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Earl Mitchell (calf) will be placed on injured reserve, an NFL source confirmed Tuesday. Mitchell missed almost all of training camp with the injury and participated in the season opener at Seattle, but left the game.

Wake Looking To Make The Most Of His Opportunities
In the opener at Seattle, the Pro Bowl defensive end played 29 of the Dolphins’ 82 defensive snaps against the Seahawks, most of them in obvious pass-rushing situations

Dolphins At Patriots

Dolphins hope to put some heat on inexperienced Jimmy Garoppolo - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
If the Dolphins want to pick up a win in New England, they have to make sure that Jimmy Garoppolo doesn't get too comfortable.

AC In The AM: Moving On Is The Next Challenge
With the Patriots up Sunday in New England, the Dolphins better forget in a hurry about the downer in Seattle.

NFL Color Rush

Dolphins To Wear All-Orange Uniforms
The NFL unveiled Tuesday morning its Color Rush initiative, which began last season with eight teams but was expanded in 2016 to include every team appearing in a Thursday night game.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

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