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The Splash Zone 3/13/18: Dolphins Free Agency Frenzy

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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.

Baltimore Ravens v Miami Dolphins Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

There was a slew of news stories about the Dolphins yesterday, mainly about players that will be released soon. None was bigger than Ndamukong Suh, who has been a wrecking ball on the Dolphins defensive line since he showed up in 2015. The Dolphins are also getting rid of two guys they brought in last year, Lawrence Timmons and Julius Thomas.

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

Miami Dolphins aren’t tanking in 2018; They’re finally being honest | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins look like they’re tanking. They aren’t. They’re just being a little bit more realistic than usual. It’s understandable to wonder whether this is a full reboot after they shipped out Jarvis Landry for a fourth- and a seventh-round pick last week and have made clear that th...


Dolphins Free Agency

Miami Dolphins continue to part ways with their best players | Miami Herald
First Jay Ajayi. Then Jarvis Landry. Now Ndamukong Suh. The Miami Dolphins are becoming a less interesting, low-watt team in gambling to get rid of some of their most talented playmakers.

Why the Miami Dolphins are doing all this | The Daily Dolphin
On the surface, it appears the Miami Dolphins are flipping over the whole roster. In reality, the Dolphins are just jettisoning some really big names.

Miami Dolphins free agency negotiations begin Monday | Miami Herald
The NFL’s negotiating period with unrestricted free agents begins Monday and the Miami Dolphins will be active.

No Suh, no Landry — but no rebuild for the Dolphins, either | Miami Herald
Patience, Miami Dolphins fans. Yes, Jarvis Landry and Ndamukong Suh are heading out of town. But the team’s broader plan has not yet come into focus.


Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins trying to keep Ja'Wuan James | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins are trying to sign right tackle Ja’Wuan James to a contract, but it’s one that will not overpay him.


Dolphins Defensive Line

Miami Dolphins will release Ndamukong Suh, per report | The Daily Dolphin
The Miami Dolphins plan to release defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh as early as today, according to a report. "As the Dolphins continue their attempt at a culture change," ESPN's Jeff Darlington posted on Twitter Monday morning.

Reasons Miami Dolphins are cutting Ndamukong Suh | Miami Herald
The reasons the Miami Dolphins are cutting Pro Bowl tackle Ndamukong Suh go far beyond salary cap savings to issues such as team chemistry and team culture.

Cutting Ndamukong Suh hurts, but Dolphins never should’ve signed him | The Daily Dolphin
Splashy free agent signings are fun. Really fun. But they aren’t always prudent.


Dolphins Linebackers

Miami Dolphins cut LB Lawrence Timmons in cost-cutting move | Miami Herald
It’s not a good week to be a highly paid Miami Dolphins defensive player. Lawrence Timmons will join Ndamukong Suh in the unemployment line.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 3/12/18: ‘No Regrets’ Says Jarvis Landry - 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.

Dolphins plan to release Ndamukong Suh - The Phinsider
The latest report says the Dolphins plan to release defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh.

Dolphins release linebacker Lawrence Timmons - The Phinsider
Unlike today’s earlier news that the Dolphins would be parting ways with Ndamukong Suh, this one comes as a surprise to no one. After just one year with the Dolphins, linebacker Lawrence Timmons...

Dolphins Will Release Julius Thomas On Wednesday - The Phinsider
The Dolphins will release Thomas after only one season

Dolphins Have Offered Ja’Wuan James A Contract - The Phinsider
It has been speculated that James could be traded, but it appears that is not the case