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The Splash Zone 3/15/18: Reshad Jones And Ryan Tannehill Restructure Contracts

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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Thanks to Reshad Jones and Ryan Tannehill, the Miami Dolphins have freed up some cap space. The star safety restructured his contract and helped free up $6.6 million in cap space. The Dolphins will have a little extra spending money thanks to two of their own.

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

Reshad Jones restructures deal to help Miami Dolphins | The Daily Dolphin
Before the Miami Dolphins can officially sign free agents at 4 p.m. today, safety Reshad Jones helped the team clear salary cap space, according to a league source. In fact, Jones has helped clear $6.6 million in cap space, as first reported by ESPN's Field Yates.

Dolphins Free Agency

ESPN’s Bill Barnwell crushes Miami Dolphins’ 2018 free agent signings | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins’ first two acquisitions in free agency this year are slot receivers Albert Wilson and Danny Amendola. They needed at least one of those guys to replace Jarvis Landry, but perhaps not both. Perhaps not either of them, actually, according to ESPN analyst Bill Barnwell.

Miami Dolphins Make Roster Moves
The Miami Dolphins today announced they have acquired L.A. Rams defensive end Robert Quinn, traded wide receiver Jarvis Landry to Cleveland and released defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and tight end Julius Thomas.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

What does Ryan Tannehill’s restructured deal say about his future? | The Daily Dolphin
Adam Gase is committed to Ryan Tannehill as his starting quarterback for 2018. And it appears the organization may now be more committed to his future. The reason? Well, Tannehill and the Dolphins agreed to restructure his contract so that the club saves $11.

Miami Dolphins: Is Chad Henne the perfect backup for Ryan Tannehill? | The Daily Dolphin
It is possible that the Miami Dolphins reach into their past for a veteran backup quarterback. Chad Henne is on the radar, according to a league source. Henne, 32, had a 13-18 record in 31 starts for Miami between 2009 and 2011.

Dolphins Running Backs

Miami Dolphins: Gase should try again for Denver's C.J. Anderson
What kind of man does Adam Gase want on his Miami Dolphins roster?

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Miami Dolphins: 5 Things to Know about WR Danny Amendola | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins are trying to fill the Jarvis Landry void with two players — veteran Danny Amendola and up-and-comer Albert Wilson. In signing Amendola away from the Patriots, the Dolphins weaken the best team in their division.

Danny Amendola is latest Texas Tech tough guy to join Dolphins, following Zach Thomas and Wes Welker | Dave's Digital Domain
Finally the Miami Dolphins have figured out a way to put the pinch on Tom Brady. By signing Danny Amendola to a free-agent contract, the Dolphins deny Brady the use of one of his most reliable targets and a key member of the NFL’s top offensive unit.

Dolphins Tight Ends

2018 NFL free agents: Tight ends disappearing, Dolphins still need one | The Daily Dolphin
Maybe this is the year the Dolphins finally spend a high draft pick on a tight end. It’s looking they won’t have a choice. They weren’t players when it came to the top two free agents at the position, with Jimmy Graham going to Green Bay and Trey Burton landing in Chicago shortly after ...

Dolphins Offensive Line

Who is this Josh Sitton, the guard visiting the Miami Dolphins? | The Daily Dolphin
Josh Sitton has been to four Pro Bowls and as of Wednesday night, he'll have been in South Florida. Sitton is taking a free agent visit with the Dolphins, according to a league source, and he would strengthen Miami's line.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Quinn Is Ready To Get To Work
Robert Quinn already has accomplished quite a bit in the NFL at the young age of 27, but he's not satisfied. Far from it.

Dolphins Special Teams

Miami Dolphins Free Agency: Who can replace kicker Cody Parkey? | The Daily Dolphin
Cody Parkey tried 23 field goals as a Miami Dolphin and made 21 of them, which is 91.3 percent, which is about as good as it gets. Parkey grew up in Jupiter as a Dolphins fan, but a deal he was offered by the Chicago Bears appears to have been too much to pass on.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 3/14/18: Dolphins Add Two Receivers - The Phinsider
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Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing - The Phinsider
Weekly, we take a look around the SB Nation family of NFL blogs. Here are the news stories and analysis they are discussing.

Reshad Jones contract restructured, giving Dolphins $6.6 million in space - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have had a busy NFL free agency period this year, and free agency has not even officially started as of yet. The team has created salary cap space with releases and trades, and...

Miami Dolphins free agency live updates - The Phinsider
I have been off the internet and away from news for most of the past week as I conducted a training event. Now that I am back, I am running through all of the NFL and, specifically, Miami Dolphins...

Ryan Tannehill contract restructured, adding to Dolphins cap space - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has restructured his contract with the team, provding additional cap space as the Dolphins head into free agency. The move is the second restructuring...