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The Splash Zone 4/17/18: Dolphins Add Gavin Escobar

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The Miami Dolphins may have finally found their tight end of the future in Gavin Escobar. Just kidding, don’t take that last statement too seriously. The Dolphins needed to add a tight end as they don’t even have a starter at that position. The Dolphins are hurting there and Escobar would provide some depth, but the Dolphins have to make it a point to get one of the NFL Draft’s top tight end prospects.

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

Miami Dolphins sign ex-Cowboys tight end Gavin Escobar | Miami Herald
Gavin Escobar signed with the Dolphins on Monday and will have a chance to win a roster spot on a team that needs help at tight end.

Dolphins Running Backs

Denver Broncos releasing C.J. Anderson, an obvious Dolphins target | The Daily Dolphin
Running back C.J. Anderson has publicly stated his desire to play for Dolphins coach Adam Gase. That opportunity may come to fruition once again.

Dolphins Tight Ends

Who is Gavin Escobar, the veteran tight end the Miami Dolphins just signed? | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins announced the signing of tight end Gavin Escobar on Monday. Escobar, 27, who's 6-foot-5 and 250 pounds, played in 64 games with seven starts during his NFL career. He was Dallas' second-round pick in 2013. His most productive season was his first.

Dolphins Offseason

Miami Dolphins players report today for start of offseason training | The Daily Dolphin
The Miami Dolphins report to camp in Davie on Monday. There are no drills, no pads, and there is no contact. For two weeks, players are limited to strength and conditioning activities. And they can work only with strength and conditioning coaches on the field.

Best-case scenarios for Dolphins at positions of need in the NFL draft - Sun Sentinel
Take a look at who could be available to the Miami Dolphins in the NFL draft, and who they might pick if the No. 1 option has already been selected.

Former Dolphins

Mike Pouncey: Way Miami Dolphins released me ‘added fuel to the fire&rsquo...
Mike Pouncey said he was heartbroken when he and the Dolphins were parting.

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The Phinsider Community 2018 NFL Mock Draft: Dallas Cowboys, Pick #19 - The Phinsider
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NFL Mock Draft 2018: Miami Dolphins selection from SB Nation - The Phinsider
The NFL Draft is just over a week away, which means we are closing in on the end of mock draft season - at least for this year. In his latest 2018 NFL Mock Draft, Dan Kadar from SB Nation’s Mocking...

Dolphins sign Gavin Escobar - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have announced the signing of free agent tight end Gavin Escobar. The veteran tight end, entering his sixth year in the NFL, was a second-round pick of the Dallas Cowboys in...