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The Splash Zone 4/19/17: Gase To Spend More Time With Defense

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Adam Gase calls the offensive plays on gameday, but that doesn't mean he wants to spend most of the week with his offense. Gase learned last season how to manage his time and he wants to start spending more time with the defense and new defensive coordinator Matt Burke. Even with a new coordinator, the defensive scheme isn't expected to change that much as the team has preached about keeping continuity.

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

Miami Dolphins’ Adam Gase to spend more time with defense | The Daily Dolphin
Adam Gase learned lessons about how to best manage his time during his first season as an NFL head coach. And Gase has made at least one adjustment for the 2017 season.

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What Adam Gase told Miami Dolphins in first 2017 meeting | The Daily Dolphin
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