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The Splash Zone 6/1/18: Danny Amendola Strives For Perfection

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It kind of caught some fans by surprise when the Miami Dolphins signed Danny Amendola after the team had already signed Albert Wilson. Amendola comes in with a chip on his shoulder as he has had to prove himself time and time again. He finally got to do all that with the New England Patriots and got a big pay day from the Dolphins. Amendola goes all out in practice and even the tiniest of mistakes frustrates him.

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

Drive for perfection causes Danny Amendola to go bonkers in practice | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Danny Amendola may toss a helmet or cuss himself loudly during a May practice, but don't be alarmed. For Amendola, it's just part of the process. "I've always been that kid, really," Amendola said Thursday. Miami's newest slot receiver demands a lot of himself.


Dolphins Quarterbacks

QB Ryan Tannehill’s trash talk keeps coming; Miami Dolphins love it | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — The return of Ryan Tannehill has not happened quietly. The Dolphins have been saying throughout the offseason that he’s got the ability to turn around a 6-10 team, and Tannehill’s been vocal in his own way.


Dolphins Wide Receivers

NFL national anthem policy: Dolphins’ Kenny Stills gives his thoughts | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Since the NFL implemented a no-kneeling policy to curtail player protests during the national anthem last week, no Dolphins player’s opinion has been more eagerly awaited than Kenny Stills’.

Leonte Carroo to have knee surgery, miss minicamp – ProFootballTalk
Dolphins wide receiver Leonte Carroo won't be able to make his case for more playing time during the team's June minicamp. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports that Carroo will have surgery to clean up loose bodies in his knee and miss the team's three-day minicamp next week as a result.


Dolphins Tight Ends

What the tight ends coach thinks of two Miami Dolphins rookies | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Miami Dolphins tight ends coach Shane Day spent two days meeting with rookie Mike Gesicki before the NFL Draft. "You get a really good feel for what kind of guy he is, how he learns and all those type of things," Day said. "He did a really nice job.


Dolphins Defensive Line

Miami Dolphins DT Davon Godchaux likes team’s high expectations | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — A big part of the Dolphins’ plan on the defensive line is that second-year defensive tackle Davon Godchaux will grow into a great player. He’s comfortable with those expectations. “You have to take that and run with it,” he said.

Miami Dolphins’ Andre Branch blames 2017 season on complacency | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Two days, two defensive veterans, one conclusion. A major reason the Dolphins’ defense didn’t set the world on fire last season was because it didn’t have much fire itself.


Dolphins OTA’s

Congemi's Three Takeaways From Day Six Of OTAs
Congemi's Three Takeaways From Day Six Of OTAs


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