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The Splash Zone 6/13/18: The Dolphins Are Ryan Tannehill’s Team Again

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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For most of the past year, Ryan Tannehill has been lurking the shadows. The quarterback missed all of last season while Jay Cutler and Matt Moore tried to keep the ship floating. But Tannehill is back now and is looking to pick up where he left off. People easily forget that Tannehill was playing some great football before he got hurt near the end of the 2016 season.

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

Miami Dolphins are quarterback Ryan Tannehill’s team again | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — There isn’t a ton the Dolphins can accomplish right now because of the nature of offseason workouts, most of which are technically voluntary, but reestablishing Ryan Tannehill as their quarterback and leader has been a meaningful accomplishment.

Adam Gase

What Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase said Tuesday (OTAs) | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — The Dolphins are in their final few days of offseason practice before taking a month off leading up to training camp. By now, their retooled offense should be looking much better, and coach Adam Gase was mildly pleased with this morning's practice.

Dolphins Running Backs

Miami Dolphins rookie RB Kalen Ballage out to be big factor in offense | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Even in the lower stakes of offseason practices, it’s a bad feeling to line up for a play and not be entirely certain where you’re supposed to go. It’s especially unnerving when you’re in the process of trying to prove you belong in the NFL.

Dolphins Defensive Line

What new Miami Dolphins DT Akeem Spence said in first press conference | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Akeem Spence wears 93 for the Miami Dolphins, which is the same number Ndamukong Suh wore here and in Detroit, Spence's last stop. "I really didn't want to be 93," Spence said Tuesday, in his first comments since a trade brought him to south Florida.

Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins’ Walt Aikens regains confidence after it ‘kind of fell off’ from inactivity | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — He never showed it on the outside. Among veterans on the Dolphins, few could rival Walt Aikens for the permanent smile painted on his face or the joy in his voice, in both good times and bad. Tuesday, Aikens admitted appearances deceived.

Dolphins OTA’s

Camp Insider: Aikens Making A Difference On Special Teams, Defense
Walt Aikens has become one of the best special teams players in the NFL, but he continues to look for more than that.

Congemi's Takeaways From OTA No. 8
Congemi's Takeaways From OTA No. 8

Dolphins Offseason

AC In The AM: Mentoring A Big Part Of This Team
We’re talking about mentors here. Older, more experienced players who unload their vast reservoir of knowledge on eager-to-learn teammates

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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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