clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

The Splash Zone 4/3/17: Why Is Team Interested In Adding A Cornerback

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.

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

If you'd look at the Dolphins corners, you'd think the team would be happy with where that room is at. Byron Maxwell had a strong second half, but may be a future cap casualty. Xavien Howard should be healthy and Tony Lippett has a big ceiling. But the team would love to add another player to that room. The team would love to play more man-to-man coverage and they think the guys that have can do that. But according to the team, you can never have enough cornerbacks.

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

Why Miami Dolphins actually want to add cornerback | The Daily Dolphin
At first glance, the Miami Dolphins have plenty of depth at cornerback. Veteran Byron Maxwell came on at the end of last season. Xavien Howard should be healthier. Tony Lippett is an ascending player. Bobby McCain is perpetually scrappy.

Dolphins Secondary

Why Miami Dolphins think Big 12 didn’t fully prepare Xavien Howard | The Daily Dolphin
The greatest challenge Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard faced last season was overcoming two knee procedures before his rookie season was even complete. But Howard, Miami's second-round draft choice from Baylor, faced another under-the-radar challenge, according to coach Adam Gase.

Scouting report on new Miami Dolphins safety T.J. McDonald - AFC East- ESPN
T.J. McDonald will miss the first half of 2017 due to suspension, but after an improved 2016 the safety should give the Dolphins' secondary a boost.

Miami Dolphins summon two safety prospects to team headquarters | Miami Herald
The Dolphins are looking for a promising young safety to develop.

Dolphins Offseason

Miami Dolphins schedule visit with potential first-round pick | Miami Herald
The Dolphins are bringing in a pass rusher who is expected to be considered with their 22nd overall selection.

Dolphins’ entire 2013 draft class is gone | ProFootballTalk
When the Dolphins cut Dion Jordan on Friday, they closed the book on the 2013 draft, which was a bad one in Miami. Less than four years later, there are now no Dolphins remaining from that draft class.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Phinsider Community Mock Draft team assignments volume 3 - Replacements now assigned - The Phinsider
Team assignments volume three brings us an update on emails that I have received, as well as the replacement teams placed into position. The italicized teams are the teams with replacement owners....

Dolphins draft prospects 2017: Private workouts being scheduled - The Phinsider
As part of the NFL’s preparations for their annual Draft, the league allows each of the 32 franchises to host up to 30 draft prospects at their facility for private workouts, giving the team a...

Zach Brown to visit with Washington - The Phinsider
Add another team to the Zach Brown sweepstakes.