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The Splash Zone 1/18/17: Kiko Alonso Could Be Moved To Outside Linebacker

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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.

Between now and free agency/draft, the Dolphins are going to be considering moving Kiko Alonso to outside linebacker (weakside). This was Alonso's first year in Miami as he manned the middle of the Dolphins defense and did very well for himself. He is set to be a restricted free agent, but the Dolphins plan to have him back next season.

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

Miami Dolphins to weigh moving Kiko Alonso from middle linebacker | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins are not committing to keeping star Kiko Alonso as their starting middle linebacker but instead will weigh this offseason whether moving him to an outside linebacker spot is best for the defense.

Dolphins Offensive Line

After years of construction, the Miami Dolphins offensive line isn’t close to being complete | Dolphins Wire
The Dolphins have a big problem when it comes to the offensive line, how can they learn from the past and fix the line?

Dolphins Defense

Hyde5: Dolphins defense was even worse than numbers showed - Sun Sentinel
The Dolphins defense was bad this year. Everyone agrees on that without citing chapter and verse on the reasons (thin roster, injuries …) or the dreary

Dolphins Defensive Line

Miami Dolphins' Cameron Wake wins AFC East comeback player of the year
Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake is the AFC East comeback player of the year, as voted on by reporters covering the division for

Dolphins 2017 Offseason

Healthy returns key for Miami Dolphins' continued success in 2017 - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The Dolphins have some important players who will be coming back from injuries next season, with quarterback Ryan Tannehill at the top of the list.

Former Dolphins

Miami Dolphins: Top 10 Vance Joseph ‘Share the truth’ quotes | The Daily Dolphin
Former Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator and recently-named Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph often said: "We share the truth." This is pretty much the greatest thing any sports journalist has ever heard. But, to tell 'ya the truth, Dolphins players said they found it refreshing.

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Dolphins assistant offensive line coach Jeremiah Washburn to join Bears staff - The Phinsider
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Laremy Tunsil named to PFWA All-Rookie Team - The Phinsider
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