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The Splash Zone 4/29/17: Dolphins Select McMillan & Tankersley

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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The Dolphins bolstered their defense with the selections of Raekwon McMilan and Codrea Tankersley. Tankersley has been on the teams radar while McMilan kind of flew under the radar for the fans. The Dolphins don’t select until the fifth round of the draft, but the team will have three selections in the fifth and may be able to hit on a home-run prospect.

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

Miami Dolphins choose LB Raekwon McMillan in second round of NFL Draft | The Daily Dolphin
    Having added an elite edge rusher in the first round of the NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins chose a sturdy tackler in the second round on Friday night, linebacker Raekwon McMillan of Ohio State.

NFL Draft: Dolphins take Clemson CB Cordrea Tankersley in Round 3
2017 NFL Draft: Dolphins take Clemson CB Cordrea Tankersley in Round 3

Dolphins Defense

Miami Dolphins: Focus on defense in draft helps Tannehill, too
When Ted Ginn Jr.

Dolphins Linebackers

Dolphins address run defense in Round 2, take Ohio State's McMillan | Miami Herald
The Dolphins’ porous run defense has new reinforcements. The latest: Raekwon McMillan, who played three years for Ohio State.

ESPN's Kiper said Dolphins' second rounder would have been good pick 31 years ago | Miami Herald
Analaysts voiced concerns about new Dolphins linebacker Raekwon McMillan.

NFL Draft: Dolphins make smart bet reaching for Raekwon McMillan
2017 NFL Draft: Dolphins make smart bet reaching for Raekwon McMillan

Dolphins Defensive Line

Miami Dolphins can only hope Charles Harris is Cam Wake-like | The Daily Dolphin
  Charles Harris wore number 91 at Missouri and we can all be assured he won't be asking to wear number 91 with the Miami Dolphins. At least not in 2017.

Charles Harris’ former coach dishes on Miami Dolphins rookie | The Daily Dolphin
Craig Kuligowski is considering, why exactly it is, that defensive end Charles Harris, snap after snap, seems to be the first man moving on the Missouri defensive line. Kuligowski is assistant head coach and coaches the defensive line at the University of Miami now.

Harris Hopes To Share More Than Just A Number With Wake
While Charles Harris wore 91 at the University of Missouri, Dolphins fans know that 91 already belongs to Cameron Wake, which in this case is fitting as the Dolphins first-round draft choice a lot of similar traits to the Dolphins’ five-time Pro Bowl defensive end.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 4/28/17: Dolphins Select Charles Harris In First Round - 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.

Miami Dolphins draft Charles Harris: GM Chris Grier explains - The Phinsider
After the Dolphins’ first-round selection, Grier met with the media to discuss.

Twitter response to Miami Dolphins selecting Raekwon McMillan in the 2017 NFL Draft Round 2 - The Phinsider
Taking a look at Twitter’s response to the selection of Raekwon McMillian.

Miami Dolphins draft grade for Charles Harris in round one - The Phinsider
Draft grades are meaningless when it comes to the actual performance of the picked prospect, either as a rookie or over his entire career. Immediate draft grades, which only take into account a...

Miami Dolphins immediate draft reactions: First round Facebook live video - The Phinsider
Last night, shortly after the Miami Dolphins made their first-round selection of Missouri defensive end Charles Harris in the 2017 NFL Draft, I hosted my first Facebook Live video. I spent about 25...

NFL Draft Grades for Miami Dolphins first-round pick Charles Harris - The Phinsider
Last night, after the Miami Dolphins selected Missouri defensive end Charles Harris with the 22nd overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, we asked for your immediate grade for the selection. After...

2017 NFL Draft results: Miami Dolphins pick Raekwon McMillan in Round 2 - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins’ second-round pick is in!

NFL Draft results 2017: Round 3 pick for Miami Dolphins is Cordrea Tankersley - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins’ third-round pick is in!

Twitter response to Miami Dolphins selecting Cordrea Tankersley in the 2017 NFL Draft Round 3 - The Phinsider
Taking a look at Twitter’s response to the selection of Cordrea Tankersley