clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

The Splash Zone 5/1/18: How Do The Miami Dolphins View Their Draft Class?

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.

2018 NFL Draft Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

National pundits have been hammering the Miami Dolphins draft due to the fact the team did not address the quarterback position. Adam Gase and company have made it clear Ryan Tannehill is the team’s starting quarterback and drafting a rookie wasn’t going to change that. But the team feels they had a solid draft overall as they got faster on defense and added some play makers on offense.

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

Miami Dolphins view of their own 2018 NFL draft | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins have strong opinions of the work they did in the 2018 NFL draft and that includes information on Minkah Fitzpatrick, Mike Gesicki, Jerome Baker and the other picks.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Miami Dolphins' NFL Draft hurt because it lacked a quarterback | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins draft was fine in the micro view. Minkah Fitzpatrick is going to be really good. But in the macro view moving forward, Miami has fallen to the least enviable position in the AFC East at quarterback, and that is concerning.

Dolphins Offseason

Which veterans benefit most from Miami Dolphins draft decisions? | The Daily Dolphin
Almost no player has a safe spot on the Miami Dolphins roster, or any NFL roster, really. Younger players who fail to live up to expectations can easily be cut. Veterans who've been productive but are scheduled to make too much can be cut.

Miami Dolphins 2018 NFL Draft recap, Marlins, Heat news | Miami Herald
The 2018 NFL Draft has concluded, which means it's time to recap how the Miami Dolphins did with their eight picks. The Miami Hurricanes also had six players drafted. The Marlins have won four of their five games, too.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 4/30/18: Did The Dolphins Really Need To Add A Quarterback? - 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.

Grading the Miami Dolphins 2018 NFL Draft - The Phinsider
Yes, it’s early. But someone has to grade the rookie class, without ever watching them play a down in the NFL.

Dolphins Turn In A Draft For The Ages - The Phinsider
Although he hasn’t coached a game for the Dolphins since January of 2000, make no mistake: Jimmy Johnson, to this day, still casts a long shadow over Miami. Not because of anything he did for...

Miami Dolphins 2018 Draft results: Depth chart update - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins held eight picks during the 2018 NFL Draft, adding eight rookies to the team’s roster. How do the players who were selected fit into the team’s depth chart? This morning, we...

2019 NFL Mock Draft: Dolphins pick QB fifth overall - The Phinsider
The 2018 NFL Draft ended on Saturday. Monday seems a perfect time to start looking toward the 2019 NFL Draft, right? In the way-too-early 2019 NFL Mock Draft, SB Nation’s Dan Kadar is starting to...