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The Splash Zone 3/29/17: Adam Gase Addressed Several Topics Yesterday

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From Ryan Tannehill to Alshon Jeffery, it seemed like Adam Gase discussed just about everything yesterday at the NFL owners meeting. Starting with Tannehill, Gase discussed his quarterbacks health and stated there will be no restrictions on Tannehill. Gase even went on to say that if the Dolphins beat the Steelers in the playoffs, Tannehill may have played against the Patriots the following week. Gase even discussed the contract situation with Jarvis Landry and he doesn't expect the star receiver to holdout over a new deal.

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

With contract in question, Adam Gase sure Jarvis Landry will do OTAs | The Daily Dolphin
PHOENIX—The Dolphins have had months to get an extension done for top wide receiver Jarvis Landry, who is entering the last season of his contract, and they haven’t expressed much optimism publicly that it will happen.

Stephen Ross

Hyde5: Good for Steve Ross being lone vote of sanity - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross was the lone dissenting vote to keep the Raiders in Oakland.

Adam Gase

Gase wants Dolphins to 'play with every ounce of passion,' even if that leads to penalties - Sun Sentinel
Dolphins coach Adam Gase doesn't want his team to tone down their emotional antics, which often leads to penalties

Adam Gase at the forefront of Miami Dolphins’ free agent pitches | The Daily Dolphin
PHOENIX—Free agency was easier for the Dolphins than it’s been in a long time. Not only were they successful in several recruiting pitches, they were flooded with players wanting to talk.

Bold Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase bows to no opponent | The Daily Dolphin
PHOENIX — Adam Gase spent an hour with reporters at the NFL owner's meetings on Tuesday, and his tone never changed. Defiant. Confident. Determined. The Miami Dolphins won 10 regular-season games in his first season. They unexpectedly made the playoffs.

What do Miami Dolphins like about their new players? Let Adam Gase tell you | Miami Herald
Adam Gase believes he has a plan to help take advantage of tight end Julius Thomas’ skills and likes Miami’s other new pickups.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill really almost returned in playoffs | The Daily Dolphin
PHOENIX — Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill may have returned if the team had beaten the Pittsburgh Steelers and advanced in the NFL playoffs, coach Adam Gase said Tuesday.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins plan for Mike Pouncey: ’16-plus games’ | The Daily Dolphin
PHOENIX — The best Miami Dolphins offensive lineman played only five games last season. Coach Adam Gase has a different expectation for center Mike Pouncey in 2017. "I’m going to do everything to make sure Mike’s out there for, I always tell him, 16-plus games," Gase said Tuesday.

Dolphins expected Bushrod to take another leap forward at age 32 | Miami Herald
All that talk about Jermon Bushrod being a liability for the Dolphins last year? Rubbish, in Adam Gase’s opinion. Rather, Bushrod was the second-highest graded Dolphins lineman last year.

Dolphins Offseason

Dolphins not simply aiming to match Patriots' offseason -
Miami Dolphins football czar Mike Tannenbaum isn't obsessed with trying to match the offseason moves the New England Patriots have made. "We're trying to build the best program for us."

Can Dolphins be confident key players won’t slide after big paydays? | The Daily Dolphin
PHOENIX—Teams love guys that are playing for contracts. That usually aligns both sides’ goals for the season. The Dolphins had several of those players in key spots last year, then shelled out about $148 million in new deals for Kenny Stills, Kiko Alonso, Andre Branch and Reshad Jones.

Everything should be better for Miami Dolphins in Year Two | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins are about to embark on their second season under coach Adam Gase and everyone within the organization believes familiarity and the establishment of a culture from a year ago will pay dividends this season.

Part of Dolphins’ NFL Draft vetting: Can players handle Miami? | The Daily Dolphin
PHOENIX—The Dolphins have an extensive criteria for evaluating NFL Draft prospects—few things carry more weight than the medical evaluation—but one component of their process differs from, say, the Lions.

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