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The Splash Zone 7/27/17: Mike Pouncey Cleared To Practice

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.

Mike Pouncey will not begin training camp on the PUP list as he was cleared to practice by the team and his doctor. But the team should still be careful with their prized center. Adam Gase has stated he does not need to see anything from Pouncey, so don’t expect to see a lot of, if any (maybe 1 or 2 drives), Pouncey in the preseason. Nick Mangold is still available and would be a great backup to have if something were to happen to Pouncey during training camp.

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

Mike Pouncey cleared to practice; Reshad Jones on NFI with minor injury
The Dolphins’ PUP list is out. Mike Pouncey isn’t on it. Great news for the Dolphins lineman who appeared in just five games last year.


Adam Gase

Dolphins' Gase demands more competitive practices, even during installation | Miami Herald
Adam Gase constantly preaches accountability. This offseason, he practiced it, too. Gase expects improvements to both how the team practices and how he coaches in Year 2.


Dolphins Running Backs

Check out how Kenyan Drake prepared for Miami Dolphins' training camp | AL.com
The Miami Dolphins' veteran players are scheduled to report for training camp at the Baptist Health Training Facility in Davie, Florida, on Wednesday. For former Alabama standout Kenyan Drake, this will be his second NFL training camp after he joined the Dolphins as a third-round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft.


Dolphins Tight Ends

Adam Gase: Miami Dolphins’ Julius Thomas is a better run-blocker now | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — The whole idea is that Julius Thomas will stretch the middle of the field for Ryan Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins this season. That Thomas will regain some of the explosiveness he showed when he played tight end for the Denver Broncos and Adam Gase was an assistant coach.


Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins monitoring lineman market; Pouncey cleared | Miami Herald
The Dolphins haven’t ruled out veteran additions on their lines but also are eager to see their young players in pads. And Mike Pouncey gets good news.


Dolphins Linebackers

Miami Dolphins rookie Raekwon McMillan could make immediate impact - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Second-round pick Raekwon McMillan has impressed coaches with his grasp of the Dolphins' defense and could find himself starting at middle linebacker.


Dolphins Secondary

Dolphins place Reshad Jones on non-football injury list | ProFootballTalk
The Dolphins played without safety Reshad Jones for most of last season due to a shoulder injury and they'll open up training camp without him on the field as well.


Dolphins Offseason

Top Dolphins Questions As 2017 Training Camp Begins « CBS Miami
The Miami Dolphins walked into the team’s practice facility on Wednesday for the first day of 2017 training camp.


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