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The Splash Zone 6/18/21: Is There A Trade For Xavien Howard On The Horizon?

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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Xavien Howard missed all of the Dolphins mandatory minicamp due to him being disgruntled about his contract situation. Howard was in the running for Defensive Player of the Year last season and currently makes less than his teammate, Byron Jones. For the past couple of seasons, Howard has been a rock for the Dolphins defense but if they cannot get this contract figured out there is the potential that Howard could end up being traded away.

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

Holdout, trade request could be on the horizon for Xavien Howard - ProFootballTalk
Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard swapped out the last year of his rookie deal for a six-year contract in 2019. He now wants to tear it up and start over.


Brian Flores

Brian Flores Miami Dolphins Minicamp Takeaways for June 17 - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores touched on various topics before the team concluded its 2021 minicamp


Dolphins Offensive Line

Jesse Davis Ready to Move Again on Dolphins Offensive Line If Needed - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
Davis isn’t only the longest-tenured member of the Miami offensive line but also one of its most valuable


Dolphins Offseason

Miami Dolphins cross 85% threshold for player COVID vaccinations
A league source confirms that the Dolphins have crossed the 85% threshold for player vaccinations, which could lead to relaxed protocols in preseason.


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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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Breer: Miami Dolphins among two teams to have 85% or more players receive COVID-19 vaccine - The Phinsider
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