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The Splash Zone 4/18/17: Dolphins Begin Offseason Program

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The Dolphins were back into football mode yesterday as the team reported for the first day of the 2017 offseason program. The activities are completely voluntary everyone was accounted for, including Jarvis Landry who some believed would hold out for a new contract. The next two weeks will be led by the team trainers as coaches are not allowed to attend these workouts.

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

Dolphins kick off OTA workout sessions - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins kick off organized team activities with weightlifting and conditioning.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Jarvis Landry hurdles big obstacle toward getting contract extension | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins and receiver Jarvis Landry are talking contract extension. One major hurdle in getting that deal done is the team feeling comfortable Landry does what is right, which Monday meant he had to report to the offseason program.

Dolphins Tight Ends

NFL Draft: Louisville Cole Hikutini a late TE option for Dolphins
2017 NFL Draft: Louisville's Cole Hikutini a late tight end for Dolphins

Dolphins spend time with UM’s Njoku | Miami Herald
Even though David Njoku couldn’t attend UM’s local day, the Dolphins made special plans to bring him in.

Dolphins Defensive Backs

Despite other interest, Dolphins’ Thomas signs one-year RFA tender | Miami Herald
Michael Thomas had until Friday to decide on his future. He didn’t need that long, signing his one-year tender to remain a Dolphin.

Miami Dolphins summon two more defensive backs to team headquarters | Miami Herald
Miami continues its search for skilled young safeties and corners.

Dolphins Offseason

6 prospects the Miami Dolphins should target in the NFL Draft | FOX Sports
A tight end from the U would be a good place to start.

Dolphins Players Get A Taste Of The Broadcasting Business
Walt Aikens, Bobby McCain, Jordan Lucas and Trevor Reilly got some insight into broadcasting when they visited TV station WFOR-TV and radio station WQAM.

Three intriguing Week 1 matchups for the Miami Dolphins
With the Dolphins looking at a tougher schedule, don't be surprised if things get real fast.

FIVE FINS FACTS: Dolphins Draft History
Here are five fun facts on the Dolphins' draft history.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Dolphins offseason program begins on Monday - The Phinsider
The nine-week offseason training program officially begins in South Florida on Monday.

Potential trade-up candidates in 2017 NFL Draft - The Phinsider
While it may not be the most logical choice in a deep draft, here are some prospects that the Miami Dolphins may target if they decide to trade up in the first round

Michael Thomas signs RFA tender, reports to offseason training program - The Phinsider
Special teams captain turns down other offers to stay in Miami.

Jarvis Landry reports for offseason program despite desire for new contract - The Phinsider
The offseason training program around the NFL is typically a time for players unhappy with their current contract to skip the voluntary workouts as a sign of a potential training camp workout. With...

Every NFL Draft prospect the Miami Dolphins met with this offseason - The Phinsider
The draft is now officially ten days away and with every waking moment, we inch closer and closer to seeing what the future of the Miami Dolphins holds. Last season, the Dolphins used their...