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The Splash Zone 6/2/18: Minkah Fitzpatrick Officially Signs

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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The Miami Dolphins began signing some of their rookies yesterday, along with extending Bobby McCain. Minkah Fitzpatrick, the first round selection, officially signed his rookie deal. Fitzpatrick is expected to have a huge impact on defense and has impressed his teammates and coaches all offseason.

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

Minkah Fitzpatrick signs with Dolphins – ProFootballTalk
The Dolphins waited a lot longer than their peers to start signing draft picks, but they are making up for lost time on Friday. Shortly after word that sixth-round pick Cornell Armstrong agreed to his deal came multiple reports that first-round pick Minkah Fitzpatrick has also signed with the tea...

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Dolphins’ return man Jakeem Grant still in plans offensively | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — There’s always been an allure for the Dolphins when it comes to Jakeem Grant’s speed, and that’s kept him from becoming solely a kick and punt return specialist.

NFL national anthem policy: Kenny Stills remains committed to cause | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Talk to anyone in the Dolphins’ organization, starting with Stephen Ross at the top, and there is a widespread opinion of Kenny Stills that he embodies everything what they want in a player.

Dolphins Offensive Line

What big-money guard Josh Sitton is bringing to Miami Dolphins | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE — Josh Sitton had an idea at a recent Miami Dolphins organized team activity practice. Sitton decided the offensive lineman should participate in a pass-punt-kick competition. "He’s very competitive, a very competitive guy," Dolphins offensive line coach Jeremiah Washburn said.

Dolphins Offseason

NFL training camp preview: Miami Dolphins -
NFL teams will head off for training camps at the end of July. To tide you over until the official report dates, here's a few things to know about the Miami Dolphins.

AC In The AM: You Can See These Players Growing
It hit home listening to Kenyan Drake and Bobby McCain in their press conferences earlier this week. How comfortable they sounded. How sure of themselves. How much they have grown since their rookie seasons both as players and people.

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

The importance of TE Mike Gesicki being on the roster - The Phinsider
When the Miami Dolphins selected TE Mike Gesicki in the second round of 2018 draft Dolphins fans felt relieved. The relief came because the Dolphins has always lacked a big TE and finally feel...

Is This DeVante Parker’s Last Stand? - The Phinsider
If Devante Parker were to dedicate a hip-hop track to himself for the 2018 NFL season, he might well choose Tupac Shakur’s ‘All Eyez On Me’. The young man from Louisville, Kentucky, the...