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The Splash Zone 5/12/17: Damien Williams Signs RFA Tender

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After a small holdout, running back Damien Williams has signed his RFA tender. About a week ago, it appeared Williams was not going to sign his tender, but it seems he has finally come to his senses. The team would like to get second year running back Kenyan Drake more involved with the offense, so one has to wonder how much work he will take from Williams.

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

Miami Dolphins RB Damien Williams signs RFA tender | The Daily Dolphin
Miami Dolphins running back Damien Williams has signed his one-year restricted free agent contract, according to a league source. Williams hadn't signed and would have preferred a long-term contract. Instead, Williams will triple his salary for one year from $600,000 to $1.8 million.

Dolphins Running Backs

Dolphins want to increase Jay Ajayi's workload - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins plan to give Jay Ajayi 350 carries in 2017

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Miami Dolphins WR Isaiah Ford: ‘Getting open is a gift’ | The Daily Dolphin
Isaiah Ford has more talent than the typical seventh-round draft choice and he surely has more confidence. "Getting open is a gift," Ford said at his rookie news conference in Davie. "If that’s something that you can do, then you can play for a long time.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins: Stop worrying about the guards | Miami Herald
While a vocal portion of the Miami Dolphins fan base is concerned about the team adding guards on the cheap this offseason, the team is confident the position will not be a problem.

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