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The Splash Zone 2/7/18: Why Isn’t Zach Thomas In The Hall Of Fame Yet?

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Jason Taylor went into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. Zach Thomas has been eligible for four years, yet Brian Urlacher just got in on his first year of eligibility. Kudos to Urlacher, but if we look at the careers of both Urlacher and Thomas, they’re practically mirrored. We as Dolphin fans know Thomas deserves that gold jacket.

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

Dolphins great Zach Thomas deserves to be in Hall of Fame | Miami Herald
Jason Taylor got in and Zach Thomas didn’t, even though they were career-long running mates equally important to the Dolphins. It’s past time for Zach Thomas to get in.

Dolphins Tight Ends

NFL Draft 2018: Could Dallas Goedert solve Miami Dolphins’ TE woes? | The Daily Dolphin
MOBILE, Ala. — It's only been 25 years since the Miami Dolphins had a Pro Bowl tight end. We're not saying that's a long time, but, Keith Jackson (1993) and Ferrell Edmunds (1989 and 1990) would be a trivia question even the most diehard Dolphins fans might have a hard time answering.

Dolphins Offseason

Todd McShay projects Miami Dolphins to draft Quenton Nelson | Miami Herald
Todd McShay unveiled his second NFL mock draft Tuesday. With the 11th overall pick, he has the Miami Dolphins selecting Notre Dame guard Quenton Nelson.

Super Bowl LII: To Miami Dolphins’ dismay, Patriots not going anywhere | The Daily Dolphin
Finally, the Patriots are falling apart. All it took was another ho-hum 13-win season and losing the Super Bowl by a touchdown to send them spiraling into chaos. Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are feuding.

Top 3 Offseason Needs: Miami Dolphins
Ranking the top three needs for the 2018 Miami Dolphins.

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