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The Splash Zone 4/14/17: Damien Williams Visits With Patriots

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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.

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According to reports, the New England Patriots hosted running back Damien Williams, who was tendered by the team with the original round tender. If the Patriots were to sign the running back, the Dolphins would receive no compensation as Williams was an undrafted free agent. But the Dolphins do have the chance of matching the offer if something does happen though. The Patriots also hosted Mike Gillislee.

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

Miami Dolphins’ Damien Williams visits New England Patiots, per report | The Daily Dolphin
Miami Dolphins restricted free agent running back Damien Williams has visited the New England Patriots, a league source confirmed Thursday. Williams had 115 rushing yards, 249 receiving yards and 6 total touchdowns for Miami last season.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

New e-book busts four biggest myths about Dolphins’ Tannehill | Miami Herald
Ryan Tannehill is better than you think. Adam Gase has been saying it for a year now, and a new book backs him up with film study and a new way to statistically evaluate quarterbacks.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Jarvis Landry’s New England sweep prediction not a big problem, but it is off message | Miami Herald
Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry predicted his team would sweep the New England Patriots in 2017 and the Miami braintrust isn’t freaking out about that. But the receiver will be told that’s not the right message to send.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Dolphins summon guard with "chance to become a reliable NFL starter" | Miami Herald
The Dolphins have invited multiple guards to meet with coaches and executives at their team headquarters.

2017 NFL Draft Preview: Dolphins Offensive Line Situation
Along with Jermon Bushrod and Laremy Tunsil, Ja’Wuan James will be back for his fourth season and Mike Pouncey will return after missing most of the 2016 season because of hip problems.

Dolphins Offseason

The NFL draft is trader Mike Tannenbaum’s time to do work | Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins executive vice president Mike Tannenbaum loves to make trades as his long list of such moves proves. That makes him a perfect fit working for club owner Stephen Ross.

NFL Draft 2017: Top 10 Miami Dolphins 3rd Round Options | The Daily Dolphin
The Miami Dolphins hold the 97th overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, a supplemental pick in the third round. In an ideal situation, the Dolphins would add one defensive end, one linebacker and one guard, cornerback, safety, defensive tackle or center with their first three picks.

NFL Draft 2017: This is the cap Miami Dolphins’ 1st rounder will wear | The Daily Dolphin
When drafted NFL players stroll across the stage in Philadelphia in just two weeks, they'll be booed or cheered. And their suit selection will be scrutinized. And some fans will take note of the cap the are handed and place on their head.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 4/13/17: Landry Says Dolphins Will Sweep Patriots This Year - 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.

Jarvis Landry: Dolphins will sweep Patriots in 2017 - The Phinsider
Jarvis Landry has never been one to shy away from being bold, brash, and fiery. This week, on an NFL trip over to the United Kingdom, that attitude followed the Miami Dolphins wide receiver. All...

Miami Dolphins draft 2017: Three targets over three days - The Phinsider
The Dolphins could address three big needs with three suggested targets from Scouts, Inc.

Phinsider Mailbag: Linebackers, trades, and unladen swallows - The Phinsider
A few days ago, I asked Twitter and Facebook for some questions for a new edition of the Phinsider Mailbag. Life then jumped up and got in the way, so there has been about a week lag between asking...

NFL Mock Draft 2017: SB Nation moves Mitchell Trubisky to number one - The Phinsider
What happens if the Cleveland Browns take the quarterback over Myles Garrett?

Todd McShay Mock Draft 2017: Three rounds of picks for Dolphins - The Phinsider
ESPN’s Todd McShay is back with another 2017 NFL Mock Draft, this time making picks over the first three rounds of the Draft, which begins two weeks from today. In this version of his mock draft,...

ESPN’s ‘biggest draft bust’ for Dolphins should not be surprise - The Phinsider
I think everyone knows this bust.