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The Splash Zone 6/2/17: Bobby McCain talking at practice, Willie Hayes says the darndest things, and more

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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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Dolphins Offseason

Miami Dolphins waging a war on entitlement and there’s a good reason

The Miami Dolphins refusing to affix logos to the side of rookies’ helmets this spring is a misunderstood tact fans have had fun debating on social media.

Dolphins’ legend Dan Marino to be featured on NFL Network’s “A Football Life” later this year


Dolphins Offense

More good news on Tannehill and Dolphins tidbits

The myth that Ryan Tannehill throws a poor deep ball has been refuted with data here and elsewhere.

And for those under the impression that Tannehill doesn’t thrive when he’s facing an extra rusher, Pro Football Focus offered this today:


Dolphins Defense

Why Bobby McCain is trash-talking Miami Dolphins teammates in this photo

DAVIE — Bobby McCain is a fighter, a scrapper and a trash-talker.

Last season, McCain was the Miami Dolphins‘ starting nickel (ie. slot) cornerback and after some up and down moments he is fighting and scrapping to keep that role.

Dolphins’ eccentric Hayes says no NFL lineman can ‘knock [him] off the line of scrimmage’

Williams Hayes said a lot of funny things Thursday, pontificating on UFOs (they’re real), dinosaurs (they’re not) and mermaids (more evidence needed).

But he also said something serious, and that more than anything else should make Dolphins fans (not to mention Miami’s 2017 opponents) stand up and take notice.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed


Jarvis Landry never thought of skipping Dolphins OTAs in contract talks

The Miami Dolphins wide receiver is entering a contract year, and the team and player all want to get a new deal completed.

90-in-90: Miami Dolphins roster breakdowns, QB Brandon Doughty

Outside of Matt Moore and maybe David Garrard, Brandon Doughty is the closest thing to “competition” that Ryan Tannehill has faced during his tenure with the Miami Dolphins.

Thunder, Lightning, and Hail: A closer look at the Miami Dolphins’ running back situation

History has shown that diversity is key to a solid run game

Miami Dolphins Getting Back to the Playoffs: Solve 1st Quarter Woes

You’re not crazy. We’re always down after the 1st quarter.

Time To Find Miami’s Individual Players Offensive “Mean”

Let’s Have Some Fun With Numbers Part II