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The Splash Zone 2/22/17: Dolphins Would Like To Re-Sign Dion Sims

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After acquiring Julius Thomas from the Jaguars, the Dolphins are set with their starting tight end but that doesn't mean the team is done looking for tight ends. The team would like to re-sign Dion Sims to backup Thomas but the situation is, Sims and the Dolphins believe he is a starting tight end in an NFL offense. So will Sims be willing to play backup to Thomas?

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

Miami Dolphins not done at tight end | Miami Herald
Even though they are moving to acquire Julius Thomas, the Dolphins would still like to re-sign Dion Sims.

Dolphins Tight Ends

Report: Reuniting with Adam Gase drew Julius Thomas to Miami | ProFootballTalk
Tight end Julius Thomas is set for a physical in Miami on Tuesday, a day after the Jaguars and Dolphins agreed to a trade that would send Thomas to South Florida when trades are officially allowed to be processed on March 9.

Dolphins Offensive Line

2017 Free Agents: Guards for the Miami Dolphins to target | The Daily Dolphin
The Miami Dolphins need guards. It doesn't matter if they come through free agency or the draft, perhaps both. But guard has long been a problem area for Miami and moving Laremy Tunsil to left tackle and trading or cutting Branden Albert and likely trying to upgrade from Jermon Bushrod leaves two h...

Miami Dolphins confident they can find TWO starting guards but history suggests they’re in trouble | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins are internally confident they can find not one but two starting guards this offseason but history says there should be healthy skepticism about that ability.

Dolphins Offseason

Who is next to get big contract extension for Miami Dolphins? - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Receivers Jarvis Landry and Kenny Stills, and safety Reshad Jones are young Dolphins who could cash in with new contracts this offseason.

Julius Thomas trade shifts Miami Dolphins’ offseason priorities | The Daily Dolphin
Now that the Dolphins have a proven pass-catching tight end in place, they can rearrange their list of pressing issues to address this offseason. The arrival of Julius Thomas, who comes over from Jacksonville essentially in a swap for left tackle Branden Albert, gives Miami the threat it lack...

Post-Julius Thomas trade, Miami Dolphins have just four draft picks - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
If the Dolphins don't acquire any more draft picks, they will set a franchise record for fewest selections in a year.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

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

Grading the ‘Grading the Julius Thomas trade’ article on SB Nation - The Phinsider
Big, splashy moves that end in disappointment?

Dolphins-Jaguars trade part one: Julius Thomas acquired by Miami - The Phinsider
The Dolphins, Jaguars, and Thomas have all agreed to terms on a trade that will be official on March 9.

Panthers release Paul Soliai - The Phinsider
The Carolina Panthers have informed defensive tackle Paul Soliai they will release him on Tuesday, according to a tweet from agent David Canter. Soliai joined the Panthers last offseason, signing a...

Dolphins make offer to K’Waun Williams - The Phinsider
The Dolphins have reportedly made an offer to the free agent cornerback.