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The Splash Zone 6/6/17: Dolphins Trying To Upgrade At Nickel Cornerback Spot

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.

As of right now, Bobby McCain is slotted in as the nickel cornerback, which means he will handle the slot duties. But the team is hoping he could play a little better or find a better upgrade on the market. The most likely scenario is the team entering the season with a more improved McCain.

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

Miami Dolphins are trying to upgrade at nickel cornerback spot and whether that involves Darrelle Revis | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins are trying to upgrade at their nickel cornerback spot but with their three best cornerbacks -- Xavien Howard, Byron Maxwell, and Tony Lippett -- not factoring as viable candidates, it raises the question about taking a chance on veteran Darrelle Revis.


Adam Gase

Miami Dolphins: What Adam Gase said after Monday’s OTA | The Daily Dolphin
• Charles Harris has been consistently disruptive. He is still learning. • The Dolphins wanted to practice in the rain in part to make adjustments to their game play calls as they would on a regular game day. • Since OTA's began the defense has been good overall. Tight coverage.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins' Ryan Tannehill (knee) completes practice without issue - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Ryan Tannehill looked good on Monday, while left tackle Laremy Tunsil and safety Reshad Jones sat out practice.

Miami Dolphins: Tannehill’s numbers a good goal for Mitch Trubisky | Dave's Digital Domain
Bears' newcomer Mitch Trubisky would do well to match the numbers of Ryan Tannehill five years out. Both started very little in college.


Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins rookie Isaac Asiata gets initiated by Ndamukong Suh | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—This ain’t Utah. Dolphins rookie Isaac Asiata saw that clearly during today’s Organized Team Activity practice in downpours, but already knew he was far from home the first time he lined up against Ndamukong Suh.


Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins CB Cordrea Tankersley catching on quickly in OTAs | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—There’s still a barrier between Dolphins rookies like cornerback Cordrea Tankersley and veterans on the team, and it’ll likely be that way for a while. Tankersley and his fellow newcomers are about a month into their NFL careers, which puts them years behind their new teammates.


Dolphins Offseason

Miami Dolphins' first-round pick impressing; Dolphins notes | Miami Herald
Though players aren’t yet practicing in pads, defensive end Charles Harris has looked good.


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