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The Splash Zone 2/10/17: Is Zach Thomas A Hall Of Famer

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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.

After seeing Jason Taylor become a first ballot Hall of Famer, some people have been wondering if Zach Thomas deserves to join Taylor in Canton. Thomas failed to make the cut for the modern era finalists this year and his former teammate believes that that is a mistake. Thomas went to seven Pro Bowls, was a first team All-Pro five times, and had some great stats to add to his impressive resume.

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

Is Zach Thomas a Hall of Famer? Jason Taylor adamant he belongs | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE--During Jason Taylor's incredible run with the Dolphins, the only other player close to his iconic status with the franchise was Zach Thomas. Taylor was selected as a first-ballot Hall of Famer last week. Thomas is still waiting.

Dolphins Tight Ends

Miami Dolphins NFL draft, free agency needs: Tight end | SI.com
With two tight ends heading into free agency, the Miami Dolphins need to replenish at that position.

Former Dolphins

Miami Dolphins’ Jason Taylor still in awe that he’s a Hall of Famer | The Daily Dolphin
Five days have not been enough for Jason Taylor to fully grasp the idea that he is indeed a Hall of Famer. Taylor met with the media Thursday afternoon at the Dolphins' training facility in Davie, walking into the team auditorium with Dan Marino, who listened to Taylor's news conference from ...

Taylor Reflects On A Hall Of Fame Career
Taylor was elected Saturday to be part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2017, which also includes LaDainian Tomlinson, Kurt Warner, Kenny Easley, Jerry Jones, Terrell Davis and Morten Andersen.

Taylor Not Thinking Ahead To Induction Day
Taylor says there’s no hurry to think about who will present him for induction at the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremonies in August and what the theme of his speech will be.

Dolphins 2016 Season

No Miami Dolphins make 2016 perfect attendance list; Who was closest? | The Daily Dolphin
ESPN published a feature this week on players who went all last season without missing a snap, and no Dolphins made it. New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees led the list of 34 players with perfect attendance by playing all 1,153 offensive snaps for the Saints at age 37.

Dolphins Offseason

2017 NFL Mock Draft: The Palm Beach Post’s Jason Lieser | Version 1.0 | The Daily Dolphin
With the Super Bowl over, draft season is officially underway. Teams have about two months to firm up their draft boards, and they’ll be heading for the Combine at the end of February. Here’s a look at The Post’s first NFL mock draft for 2017: 1.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 2/9/17: Should The Dolphins Go After Martellus Bennett - 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.

Conor Orr: 2016 Miami Rookie Class a "Solid, Foundational Draft" - The Phinsider
NFL.com "Around the NFL" writer gives props to Dolphins rookie draft class.

Todd McShay Mock Draft 2.0: Dolphins keep pick in Hard Rock - The Phinsider
NFL mock draft season is underway, and the big guns are starting to come out. On Wednesday, ESPN’s Todd McShay jumped back into the mix with the 2.0 edition of this 2017 NFL Mock Draft. His...

NFL Mock Draft 2017 database 4.0: Miami 1st round picks tightening up - The Phinsider
Mock Draft season got into full swing this week as the NFL’s season officially concluded and everyone began turning to April’s selection process. Obviously, there are a ton of things that will...

A Big Personal Thank You To The Miami Dolphins Organization - The Phinsider
As some of you know my 91-year-old grandmother, while visiting my brother in Fort Worth Texas, fell and broke her hip three weeks back. She had to have the hip replaced and due to her age has had a...