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The Splash Zone 5/26/18: Raekwon McMillan’s Impact On Defense

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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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With Ryan Tannehill coming back, Raekwon McMillian returning from a season ending injury is sort of being overshadowed. Last offseason, the rookie linebacker was impressing his coaches and was bumped up to starting middle linebacker. The linebacker is expected to make a big impact on defense this season, like many believed he would have done last season.

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

AC In The AM: Healthy McMillan's Impact On Defense
They lost him even before many of us knew what they had. But now you can easily make a case that the season-ending knee injury sustained by rookie linebacker Raekwon McMillan on the first punt of the first preseason game was a setback that, in many ways, hovered over this defense the entire 2017 season.


Dolphins Wide Receivers

Chris Chambers wishes Dolphins' Parker would do more | Miami Herald
A six-pack of Dolphins notes, including items of DeVante Parker, Ryan Tannehill, Jerome Baker and two undrafted rookies who got good deals from the Dolphins.


Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins add to offensive line depth by signing Mike Matthews | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — The Dolphins are committed to a starting lineup on the offensive line, but that plan’s only solid if everyone stays healthy. Depth is still a big concern, and they added a potential backup today by signing center Mike Matthews.

Laremy Tunsil, Josh Sitton cohesive on left side of Miami Dolphins’ o-line | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — The Dolphins’ philosophy on signing left guard Josh Sitton was twofold. Not only did they need to bulk up the interior of their offensive, but they believed he would instantly make left tackle Laremy Tunsil better.


Dolphins Linebackers

Miami Dolphins’ Raekwon McMillan: As MLB, ‘I need to know’ the answers | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Raekwon McMillan is one of those rare NFL players who didn’t participate in a single snap last year but isn’t in his first pro season this year.


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