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The Splash Zone 5/4/18: Dolphins Among “Losers” Of The Draft

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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According to the experts, the Miami Dolphins did not do well in this year’s draft. This is mainly because the Dolphins did not select a quarterback. But all offseason long we’ve heard how Ryan Tannehill is the guy and Adam Gase made sure to hammer that point.

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

2018 NFL Draft: puts Miami Dolphins among “losers” | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins feel good about what the mined out of the NFL Draft this year, but not everyone agrees with them. ESPN analyst Mel Kiper gave them his worst grade, and an draft breakdown classified them as one of this year’s “losers.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Miami Dolphins land Detroit DT Akeem Spence for late-round 2019 pick | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins worked to fill a need at defensive tackle Thursday by trading with Detroit for Akeem Spence, who earned a raise via incentives that the Lions decided to take back. The Dolphins will send a 2019 late-round pick to Detroit.

Miami Dolphins trading for a defensive tackle | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins, looking to fill a need at defensive tackle after releasing Ndamukong Suh, are looking to make a trade with the Detroit Lions for defensive tackle Akeem Spence.

Dolphins Special Teams

Miami Dolphins’ Darren Rizzi summoned to NY for safer kickoffs meeting | The Daily Dolphin
The Miami Dolphins have one of the most respected special teams coaches in the NFL, Darren Rizzi, and so it was no surprise that he was among those invited to an important league meeting about kickoff safety in New York on Wednesday.

Dolphins Roster

Miami Dolphins agree to terms with 12 rookie free agents | Miami Herald
Every Dolphins training camp, there's an out-of-nowhere rookie who makes the team. Who will it be this year?

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 5/3/18: Best Player On The Miami Dolphins? - 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.

Why was Stephone Anthony’s fifth-year option declined? - The Phinsider
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Don’t Sleep On Charles Harris - The Phinsider
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Dolphins trade for defensive tackle Akeem Spence - The Phinsider
The Dolphins have added a veteran defensive tackle to compete for a starting position.