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The Splash Zone 8/20/17: Dolphins Add Rey Maualuga

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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.

The Dolphins added some depth to their linebacker room as the team signed former Cincinnati Bengal, Rey Maualuga. As Armando pointed out, the Dolphins will probably use Maualuga primarily on early downs to stop to run but will not be in for the nickle package. The Dolphins needed to add a linebacker after the loss of Raekwon McMillan.

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

Miami Dolphins add LB Rey Maualuga | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins are signing veteran Rey Maualuga to a one-year contract, a move meant to reinforce a linebacker corps following the loss of rookie Raekwon McMillan to a season-ending knee injury.


Dolphins Offseason

Did the Miami Dolphins address their Top 10 offseason priorities? | The Daily Dolphin
One day after the Miami Dolphins were thrashed in a playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Daily Dolphin outlined what needed to be the "Top 10 Offseason Priorities" for a franchise that had exceeded expectations, but had a long way to go.

Brotherly love? Probably not when Eagles and Dolphins practice in Philly | Miami Herald
Adam Gase wants his team to battle this week in Philadelphia. But fight? That’s wasted (and potentially hazardous) effort.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 8/19/17: Davon Godchaux Keeps Impressing - The Phinsider
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.

Your Annual Reminder That Turnovers Determine the Fates of Games and Seasons - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins will ride or die like other teams: taking care of the football and forcing turnovers.

Baker Mayfield is one of the most exciting players in college football - The Phinsider
But he must commit to the technical side of quarterbacking

Kelvin Sheppard signs with the Chicago Bears after the Miami Dolphins pass - The Phinsider
After leaving Miami without a contract in place, veteran linebacker Kelvin Sheppard joins the Chicago Bears.

Miami Dolphins Depth Chart Projections: Complete 53-man Roster - The Phinsider
After reviewing each position on the Dolphins’ roster throughout the offseason, we have compiled a completed depth chart projection.

Rey Maualuga signs with Dolphins - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have found their middle linebacker replacement for the injured Raekwon McMillan. Based on an Instagram story, former Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Rey Maualuga has signed with...

How does Rey Maualuga fit with the Dolphins? - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have added veteran linebacker Rey Maualuga to the roster today, signing the former Cincinnati Bengals player to a one-year, $900,000 contract. The move brings in another player...