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The Splash Zone 4/5/17: Best-Case Draft Scenario For Dolphins

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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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The NFL Draft is 3 weeks away and as of right now, the Dolphins have seven draft picks. The team would like add some more, possibly a fourth rounder, to the mix which means the team would love to move back in the first round. The team holds the 22nd overall pick and would have to find a willing trade partner, as long as they get some good value from the other team. Last year we saw Laremy Tunsil fall to the team, but don't expect any kind of scenario like that to happen again.

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

Dolphins appear more likely to trade back from 22 than up | Miami Herald
Defensive end? Linebacker? Corner? All are options for the Dolphins at 22, but quarterback might be the position that unlocks Miami’s draft strategy. Here’s how.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Dolphins' Adam Gase confident WR Leonte Carroo can make jump in Year 2 - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Leonte Carroo may not move up the Dolphins' depth chart this season, but coach Adam Gase is confident the second-year receiver can contribute.

Dolphins Defense

Burke Gives Dolphins Defensive Stability
New Defensive Coordinator Matt Burke, who joined the Dolphins last season as linebackers coach, was not only was eminently qualified for his promotion, but also ensured stability at a key position.

Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins’ Michael Thomas: Stephen Ross gave OK to taking a knee | The Daily Dolphin
Dolphins defensive back Michael Thomas, speaking at a town hall meeting Monday night, said he decided to go through with taking a knee during the national anthem in protest only after receiving the blessing of owner Stephen Ross in the locker room before the 2016 season opener in Seattle.

Dolphins Offseason

The Miami Dolphins get very good (not great) grade in their search for pre-draft flexibility | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins wanted to use the first half of this offseason, mostly during free agency, to give themselves flexibility as they move on to the NFL draft. They got mixed results.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

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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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Tony Romo to retire, move to broadcasting - The Phinsider
The Tony Romo sweepstakes that stalled when the Dallas Cowboys decided they were not quite decided on what to do with their four-time Pro Bow quarterback will never actually start, according to...

The Phinsider community mock draft team assignment vol. 4 - UPDATED Tues. Morning. - The Phinsider
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