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The Splash Zone 7/31/17: Notes From Day 4 Of Dolphins Training Camp

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.

Bobby McCain was injured at Dolphins practice yesterday, but appears to be fine after what looked like it could be a scary knee injury. McCain, who is the starting nickel, really can’t afford any setbacks as the team brought in competition for that spot. He did not return to practice as a precaution.

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

Dolphins' McCain 'fine' after knee injury knocks him from practice | Miami Herald
Bobby McCain left practice after going down with a knee injury during one-on-one drills. A handful of other starters did not practice at all.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Miami Dolphins sign Nebraska WR Jordan Westerkamp, waive Lamin Barrow | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE--The Dolphins' first training camp cut came today, when they waived linebacker Lamin Barrow and replaced his roster spot with wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp. Westerkamp, 23, went undrafted out of Nebraska this year after a strong career at Nebraska.

Miami Dolphins’ Leonte Carroo looks totally different in camp | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — There have been times when Leonte Carroo is watching special teams film from last season and he wants to duck underneath a table. "You could just see how bloated my stomach looked and how big I look," Carroo recalled Sunday.

Dolphins Tight Ends

Slow start for TE Julius Thomas? Dolphins coach Adam Gase not worried | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—In the year-plus since Adam Gase has been coaching the Dolphins, only one player has known him well enough to refer to him publicly by his childhood nickname.

Dolphins Linebackers

Kiko Alonso adjusting to new role with Dolphins
Kiko Alonso snatched another interception Saturday.

Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins’ Byron Maxwell believes he’s best cornerback in NFL | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—Few players on the Dolphins pulled off a bigger turnaround last year than cornerback Byron Maxwell. He struggled so badly early in the season that he was outright benched for the Cincinnati game in Week 4, but reclaimed his spot as a starter and ended up in Pro Bowl contention.

Dolphins Offseason

Draymond Green talks to Dolphins about being a champion
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was an invited guest at Miami Dolphins training camp Su...

Former Dolphins

Miami Dolphins’ Larry Csonka: Owner’s cold shoulder forced jump to WFL | The Daily Dolphin
Hall of Famer Larry Csonka, whose jump to the World Football League signaled the end of the Dolphins’ dynasty in the 1970s, pointed a finger at owner Joe Robbie on Saturday, writing that neither he nor teammates Paul Warfield and Jim Kiick wanted to leave Miami.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 7/30/17: Notes From Day 3 Of Dolphins Training Camp - The Phinsider
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2017 NFL season preview: Miami Dolphins at Carolina Panthers Week 10 - The Phinsider
A closer look at the Miami Dolphins’ 2017 opponents with some help from the bloggers that cover each team.

Draymond Green visits Dolphins training camp - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins had a visitor at their training camp practice on Sunday, with Draymond Green watching the workout. The Golden State Warriors power forward spent time speaking with head coach...

Caption This! - The Phinsider
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Bobby McCain leaves practice with knee injury; appears to be minor - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins may have avoided a major injury on Sunday after cornerback Bobby McCain was forced to leave practice with an apparent knee injury. McCain, who has the lead for the team’s nickel...

Dolphins signing wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are adding former Nebraska wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp, according to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson. Westerkamp had tryouts with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Cleveland...