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The Splash Zone 4/7/17: The Case For A Guard In The First Round

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The Dolphins brought back Jermon Bushrod and signed free agent Ted Larsen this offseason to add to the Dolphins guard positions. The team believes they are the starting guards for this team, so maybe a guard in the first round is out of the question. If the team believes these two veterans are the answer to the guard position this season, then look for the to draft a guard in the mid to late rounds, if they decide they want one.

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

Miami Dolphins’ case for a guard in the NFL draft’s first round | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins must eventually address the guard spot again because Jermon Bushrod is a one-year stopgap but it seems unlikely the team will do that in the first round of the coming NFL draft.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Former NFL executive: Was Ryan Tannehill ‘born to be a quarterback?’ | The Daily Dolphin
One of the most common criticisms of Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is that he lacks the instincts necessary to be an upper-echelon quarterback.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

A lesson in social media civility, courtesy of Miami Dolphins’ Kenny Stills and fan | The Daily Dolphin
The criticism came packaged unlike many on social media these days. It didn’t attack Kenny Stills personally. It didn’t contain a string of four-letter words. And there was no evidence that the writer’s keyboard was suffering from a severe caps-lock malfunction.

Dolphins Secondary

Depth could allow Dolphins to target corner in mid to late rounds | Miami Herald
Odds are high the Dolphins will take a front seven player in the draft’s first round. But they have other needs, including at a position in which the draft is loaded this year.

How to help Miami Dolphins DB Michael Thomas supply clean water in Haiti | The Daily Dolphin
Dolphins defensive back Michael Thomas knows that whenever he gets thirsty during practice, a drink is never more than a few yards away. He wishes a similar arrangement were true for those he just visited.

Dolphins Offseason

Three areas the Miami Dolphins won't address in the NFL draft - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Which positions on Miami's roster are so strong that the team is unlikely to add to them during the draft?

Miami Dolphins welcome top UM prospects to team headquarters | Miami Herald
The Dolphins will welcome several Hurricanes draft prospects, and others, to their facility in the next two days.

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