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The Splash Zone 3/22/18: Can Dolphins Fill Needs Through The Draft?

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 had a somewhat quiet free agency, besides a couple surprise releases and the Jarvis Landry trade. But the team has yet to fill some of the needs for this team. The team still needs a starter at tight end, a backup quarterback, and probably another starting linebacker.

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

After quiet free agency, Dolphins might draft for need | Miami Herald
Linebacker. Tight end. Running back. Backup quarterback. A week into free agency, the Dolphins still have a lot of holes to plug. Can they do it all in the draft?

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Miami Dolphins: Do metrics show Amendola, Wilson replace Landry? | The Daily Dolphin
As of now, Jarvis Landry is going to cost the Cleveland Browns $15.9 million in 2018. As we've long explained, the Dolphins didn't want to pay Landry that. And so, instead, Miami dealt Landry away and signed veteran Danny Amendola and up-and-comer Albert Wilson in free agency.

Dolphins Offseason

4-12: That’s the territory national media are placing the Miami Dolphins now | The Daily Dolphin
We in South Florida track every move the Dolphins make — Ndamukong Suh is gone! Josh Sitton arrives! — so sometimes it’s interesting to take a step back and look at the big picture of this team, especially from a national perspective. It’s interesting, but ugly. NFL.

Former Dolphins

Ex-Dolphin Mike Pouncey excited to play with Philip Rivers | Miami Herald
Former Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey signed with the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday. The three-time Pro Bowler said one factor in his decision was the opportunity to play a Hall of Fame quarterback such as the Chargers’ Philip Rivers.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 3/21/18: Dolphins Choose Ryan Tannehill - 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.

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.

Have the Miami Dolphins Finally Fixed the Offensive Line? - The Phinsider
We’ve tried everything. Law of averages says this’ll work.

Ndamukong Suh visiting with Oakland Raiders - The Phinsider
When Ndamukong Suh hit free agency before the 2015 season, there were several teams chasing the four-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle, with the Miami Dolphins essentially locking him up before the...

Dolphins holding private workout with Baker Mayfield - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins flirtations with Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield continues on Wednesday with the team holding a private workout with the Heisman Trophy winner, according to ESPN’s Chris...