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The Splash Zone 2/21/17: Dolphins Acquire Julius Thomas For A Draft Pick

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 it seemed like trade talks were breaking down, the Jaguars and Dolphins eventually reached a trade agreement. It's actually two separate trades as the Dolphins will get a draft pick for Branden Albert while the Dolphins will get Julius Thomas for a draft pick. Thomas will be reunited with Adam Gase where he had his best seasons in Denver. The Dolphins needed to add a play making tight end to their group and they got that in Thomas, if he can stay healthy.

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

TE Julius Thomas headed to Miami Dolphins for a draft pick | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars agreed to a trade that is sending tight end Julius Thomas to Miami for an undisclosed draft pick.

Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins’ Xavien Howard sure didn’t seem like a rookie for long | The Daily Dolphin
(Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for each, we'll provide analysis and criticism, plus take a look at how each player fits -- or doesn't fit -- into the team's plans ...

Former Dolphins

Shula Had A Presidential Play Caller
In honor of President’s Day, we look back to January 1972 when President Richard Nixon placed a late night call to Dolphins Head Coach Don Shula and suggested a play during the week of Super Bowl VI.

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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.

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Branden Albert trade rumors continue to point toward Dolphins-Jaguars deal - The Phinsider
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2017 NFL Mock Draft: SB Nation has Miami picking linebacker in round one - The Phinsider
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Dolphins trade for Julius Thomas breaks down over contract terms - The Phinsider
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Julius Thomas to Dolphins back on - The Phinsider
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