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The Splash Zone 2/27/17: Updating Dolphins Roster Needs

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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.

With the addition of Julius Thomas, the Dolphins eliminated one of their roster needs but still have many other areas to take care of between free agency and the draft. By trading Branden Albert, the team is moving Laremy Tunsil, who played left guard, to left tackle. So the Dolphins will be looking for two guards to add as Jermon Bushrod is also a free agent. The team will also have to address it's need at the linebacker position, which is definitely their number one need.

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

Updating Miami Dolphins' needs post-Julius Thomas trade - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The Dolphins entered the offseason in need of a tight end. Then they acquired Julius Thomas. So what are their personnel priorities now?

Dolphins Wide Receivers

The potential impact of Dolphins losing Kenny Stills in free agency - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The biggest potential problem with losing Kenny Stills is Miami has no one on the roster who can do what he does so well.

Dolphins Offensive Line

2017 NFL Draft: Two guards for Miami Dolphins radar | The Daily Dolphin
MOBILE, Ala. — The Miami Dolphins have used three first-round draft choices in the last six years on offensive linemen. Miami has correctly prioritized offensive and defensive line in the draft and free agency and is hopeful first-rounders Mike Pouncey (15th overall, 2011), Ja'Wuan James (19th...

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Dolphins draft picks for 2017: Running through the draft order - The Phinsider
The NFL announced last week the awarding of compensatory draft picks for the 2017 NFL Draft, an announcement that was surprisingly early in the offseason. The Miami Dolphins picked up three of the...