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The Splash Zone 4/16/18: Why Danny Amendola Left The New England Patriots

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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For years, Danny Amendola took pay cuts to stay with the New England Patriots. Heading into free agency, the Miami Dolphins offered a contract that was better than what the Patriots had offered to the wide receiver. Amendola called Bill Belichick the best coach ever, but expressed that the coach was way to difficult to deal with at times.

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

Danny Amendola surprised many by leaving the Patriots to sign a two-year, $12 million contract with the Dolphins. He explained his rationale to ESPN. | Miami Herald
Amendola: New England's contract offer didn't 'come close'

Dolphins Running Backs

Frank Gore wants to show Kenyan Drake a few things – ProFootballTalk
Frank Gore is back in Miami, but he's not ready to retire. The Miami native and University of Miami alum signed with the Dolphins for his 14th NFL season and he plans to put that experience to use as more than just a ballcarrier in head coach Adam Gase's offense.

Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins CB Bobby McCain outlines his plan to make wins, dollars pile up | The Daily Dolphin
AVENTURA — Cornerback Bobby McCain had a good season last year for the Dolphins. Random people say that. Coach Adam Gase says it. McCain doesn’t sound like a guy who wants to hear it.

Dolphins Offseason

Miami Dolphins players react to rampant roster revisions | The Daily Dolphin
AVENTURA — Bobby McCain was thinking about how Ndamukong Suh is gone now, and as McCain is a defensive back, he was looking at it from the perspective of a Los Angeles Rams defensive back. The combination of Ndamukong Suh and Aaron Donald at defensive tackle should be — lethal.

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