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The Splash Zone 5/5/18: Dolphins Have A New Quarterback

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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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The Miami Dolphins claimed quarterback Bryce Petty off of waivers yesterday. The New York Jets released him on Thursday and the Dolphins decided to give him a chance to compete for the backup quarterback position. Petty will have to beat out Brock Osweiler and David Fales if he wants to have any chance of making the team.

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

Roundup: Dolphins claim QB Bryce Petty off waivers - NFL.com
Just one day after the New York Jets sent him packing, Bryce Petty has landed back in the AFC East. The Dolphins claimed the fourth-year quarterback off waivers on Friday.


Dolphins Tight Ends

2018 NFL Draft: Miami Dolphins need instant help from TE Mike Gesicki | The Daily Dolphin
It won’t take much for new Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki to be considered a success. He might have extraordinary expectations, but the franchise’s standards at his position have been dangerously low for years.


Dolphins Defensive Line

2018 NFL free agent: Dolphins host defensive tackle Terrell McClain | The Daily Dolphin
As the Dolphins try to stitch together their defensive line following the release of superstar Ndamukong Suh this offseason, they’re hosting a veteran defensive tackle at the team facility in Davie today.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 5/4/18: Miami Dolphins Among “Losers” Of The Draft - 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.

Miami Dolphins looking to move team facilities - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins appear to be looking for a new home. According to a report from the the South Florida Sun-Sentinel’s Omar Kelly, the team recently approached the city of Miramar to discuss...

Miami Dolphins hosting former Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Terrell McClain on free agent visit - The Phinsider
Remember when the Miami Dolphins ignored the defensive tackle position despite having released Ndamukong Suh this offseason? Me neither. One day after the team traded for Akeem Spence from the D...

Miami Dolphins Claim Bryce Petty Off Of Waivers - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins claimed the former New York Jets quarterback off of waivers