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The Splash Zone 3/8/17: NFL Negotiating Period Opens

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.

Though free agency doesn't begin until Thursday, teams are allowed to negotiate with pending free agents. This could make retaining Kenny Stills a difficult challenge, as the team would love to have him back for the right price. This also means the Dolphins are free to talk to free agents also, though the team says they are not going to be big spenders in free agency.

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

Outside negotiating period opens for UFAs Kenny Stills, others
Head coach Adam Gase said he has a strong relationship with Kenny Stills. But that may not matter.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Ndamukong Suh is cornerstone of Dolphins' recent run in free agency - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Ndamukong Suh proved one of the safest bets in free agency in the past decade. The same can't be said of Mario Williams, though, to Miami's chagrin.

Dolphins Secondary

Jones' Shoulder Rehab Going Well
Dolphins Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones missed the final 10 games of the 2016 regular season.

Former Dolphins

Miami Dolphins’ Jason Taylor helps net sack full of cash at YMCA benefit
Before Jason Taylor made his sales pitch to a crowd of 500 Tuesday morning, he had to make a confession. "I hate asking for money," he said. "But I love taking it.

Dolphins Offseason

Are the Miami Dolphins ready to chase big names, big hype in NFL free agency? | Miami Herald
Unrestricted free agency begins for the Miami Dolphins and all NFL teams on Thursday and the Dolphins are expected to take an approach best described as moderation.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 3/7/17: How Did Dolphin Draftees Do At The Combine - 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.

NFL Free Agents 2017: Spencer Paysinger - Re-sign, tag, walk - The Phinsider
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NFL Free Agency legal tampering period 2017 begins on Tuesday - The Phinsider
Welcome to the NFL’s soft opening to free agency officially begins at 12pm ET today, with the "legal tampering" period upon us. During the next three days, teams and agents can express interest and...

2017 Miami Dolphins free agency: Donald Butler - Re-sign, tag, walk - The Phinsider
Earlier this morning, our review of the Miami Dolphins’ 2017 free-agents-to-be through the "Re-sign, tag, walk" series of articles took a look at linebacker Spencer Paysinger. We continue now with...

NFL Combine day two: Stock up, stock down - The Phinsider
Who were the winners and losers from the second day of the combine?

Miami Dolphins free agency rumor tracker and live updates - The Phinsider
It is about to get crazy. Keep up with everything in one place.

NFL Free Agency 2017: Kenny Stills - Re-sign, tag, walk - The Phinsider
The "Re-sign, Tag, Walk" series of posts here on The Phinsider concludes this afternoon with a look at one of the biggest names on the list for the Miami Dolphins. This series has taken a look at...

NFL Free Agency rumors 2017: Dolphins among favorites for....Jay Cutler? - The Phinsider
Are you serious?