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The Splash Zone 5/10/18: Adam Gase Meets With The Media

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The Miami Dolphins head coach met with media yesterday before the rookie minicamp kicks off this weekend. Adam Gase talked about how he’s comfortable with this quarterback room and would not go through another Jay Cutler experiment if Ryan Tannehill were to go down again.

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

Adam Gase comfortable with Miami Dolphins' backup QB situation
Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase says he likes his revamped roster, and that includes the quarterbacks who will compete this summer to back up Ryan Tannehill.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Gase: Dolphins won’t need an outside quarterback if Tannehill gets injured again – ProFootballTalk
Last year, the Dolphins had to scramble when quarterback Ryan Tannehill tore an ACL during training camp, luring Jay Cutler out of retirement. If Tannehill gets injured again this year, Cutler won't be back. “No. Nope.

Dolphins Running Backs

What Adam Gase saw in rookie RB Kalen Ballage’s film | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — The Dolphins used a fourth-round draft choice obtained in the Jay Ajayi deal to obtain another running back capable of eye-opening plays. Rookie Kalen Ballage of Arizona State begins his pro career at rookie minicamp this week.

Dolphins see limitless role for refined version of RB Kenyan Drake | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Adam Gase has always envisioned Dolphins running back Kenyan Drake as a player who could be an overwhelming threat in his offense if he could get his act together. Now that he has, apparently, it’s time for him to live up to that.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

WR Kenny Stills is Miami Dolphins’ ‘homerun’ threat for 2018 season | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Adam Gase won’t say it and he doesn’t have to. Everyone knows Kenny Stills is the Dolphins’ best receiver. As the team progresses toward the upcoming season without Jarvis Landry and without certainty of what DeVante Parker will become, Stills is the offense’s best chance wh...

Adam Gase: Dolphins’ DeVante Parker approaching offseason with purpose | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker has been reading a book about legendary wide receiver Jerry Rice, according to a person close to Parker. It's all about realizing the commitment it takes to become great.

Dolphins Tight Ends

Adam Gase: Why the Miami Dolphins doubled down on draft TE’s | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Why did the Miami Dolphins use second and fourth round draft choices on tight ends? Well, the Dolphins really, really need tight end help. And they really, really liked Mike Gesicki and Durham Smythe.

Dolphins Secondary

Adam Gase: Miami Dolphins aren’t moving safety T.J. McDonald to linebacker | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Safety T.J. McDonald is going to remain safety T.J. McDonald. Dolphins coach Adam Gase swatted down speculation that McDonald could be moved to linebacker Thursday, a move that had been speculated to make way for first-round draft pick Minkah Fitzpatrick to team with Reshad Jones at...

Dolphins Offseason

Top News: Gase Pleased With Veterans
Midway through Phase Two of the offseason program, Head Coach Adam Gase is pleased with what he has seen from his veterans so far this spring.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 5/10/18: Goals For The Miami Dolphins Draft Class - 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.

Dolphins Have Pulled A Houdini Like Act This Offseason - The Phinsider
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Stephen Ross meddling owner: Can we end this story now? - The Phinsider
This week’s headlines around the Miami Dolphins have focused on owner Stephen Ross. Suddenly, he is being described as a meddling owner who is trying to make football decisions and ignoring the...