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The Splash Zone 3/16/17: Dontari Poe Visits With Dolphins

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.

The Dolphins met with Dontari Poe yesterday and the team is highly interested in the defensive tackle. Adding Poe would add a great run stopper to the team to pair with Ndamukong Suh. Poe would likely rotate with Jordan Phillips next to Suh and would provide the team with some quality depth at defensive tackle.

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

Meet Dontari Poe, NT (and wannabe QB) visiting Miami Dolphins | The Daily Dolphin
Some things to know about Chiefs free-agent nose tackle Dontari Poe, who is visiting the Dolphins:   • The basics: Poe, who will turn 27 in August, is a 6-foot-3, 346-pounder from Memphis taken 11th overall by Kansas City in 2012.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Kenny Stills: I think the Dolphins are going to do something special | ProFootballTalk
Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills quickly signed a four-year, $32 million contract to stay in Miami when free agency started, showing that he's committed to the franchise that traded for him two years ago.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins seemingly focusing on a veteran to fill their left guard vacancy | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins, in need of a starting left guard, are apparently focused on re-signing veteran Jermon Bushrod, who played all 17 games for the team in 2016.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Wonder what Jordan Phillips thinks of Dontari Poe Miami Dolphins visit | The Daily Dolphin
Even if Dontari Poe doesn't sign with the Miami Dolphins, perhaps his visit to South Florida on Wednesday will have a positive effect on the 2017 season. Consider Jordan Phillips. So let's suppose Phillips is hanging out with fellow defensive tackle and mentor Ndamukong Suh.

Miami Dolphins haven't built dominant defense around Ndamukong Suh - NFL Nation- ESPN
When he was signed, Ndamukong Suh was supposed to be the difference-maker for the Dolphins on defense. But as a unit, they've actually been worse.

Dolphins Offseason

Miami Dolphins using criticized past decisions to their advantage now | Miami Herald
The Dolphins saved a ton of cap space by parting with good young players last year. That’s helping this offseason.

2017 NFL Mock Draft: Palm Beach Post’s Jason Lieser | Version 2.0 | The Daily Dolphin
The NFL Combine is behind us, and most players have moved on to pro days and individual team visits. With the draft about a month out now, here’s The Post’s second NFL mock draft for 2017: Here’s a look at The Post’s first NFL mock draft for 2017: 1.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 3/15/17: Dolphins, Patriots Take Different Paths During Offseason - 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.

Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing - The Phinsider
Weekly, we take a look around the SB Nation family of NFL blogs. Here are the news stories and analysis they are discussing.

Dolphins free agency grades all over the map - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have had a busy offseason, signing and trading for players who should compliment players already on the roster, as well as re-signing some of their own players, preventing them...

Should the Dolphins sign Dontari Poe? - The Phinsider
Bringing in Poe would be exciting, but would it be right?

Miami Dolphins free agency 2017: Insider look at Lawrence Timmons - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have been fairly systematic with their approach to free agency this offseason, looking to keep their own players while targeting players that fit their offensive or defensive...

McShay Mock Draft 3.0: Dolphins shift away from tight end - The Phinsider
Mock draft season will see a rash of dramatic changes over the next few days as websites update their first-round projections for the new NFL landscape caused by free agency. Team needs that, just...