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The Splash Zone 8/23/18: Jerome Baker Vying For Starting Position

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The Miami Dolphins could end up having their first three rookie selections starting at the beginning of the season. Many believed Jerome Baker would be used mainly as a coverage linebacker this season on passing downs. But the rookie may end up starting on defense as he has been one of the most impressive players so far this preseason.

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

Miami Dolphins rookie LB Jerome Baker pushing toward starting job
The leadup to his rookie season has been choppy for Dolphins linebacker Jerome Baker, but he’s...

Adam Gase

What Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase said this afternoon
The Dolphins are winding down the preseason and the position battles are starting to sort themselves...

Adam Gase, Dolphins tuning out media buzz at training camp |
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Dolphins Quarterbacks

Bryce Petty making most of Miami Dolphins opportunities
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Miami Dolphins: Ryan Tannehill’s uniform has not required laundering
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Dolphins Wide Receivers

AC In The AM: Don't Overlook Jakeem Grant
The little guy has some big plans.

Dolphins Tight Ends

Miami Dolphins’ Mike Gesicki: The catches will come
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Dolphins Linebackers

Miami Dolphins view LB Kiko Alonso as healthier, back to 2016 form
Kiko Alonso is never one to make excuses.

Dolphins Rookies

Minkah Fitzpatrick, Mike Gesicki look to be Miami Dolphins core pieces - AFC East- ESPN
The Dolphins are pretty excited about the top of their draft, as they think they have three long-term starters in the mix.

Dolphins Preseason

Camp Insider: 10 Highlights From Wednesday's Practice
Here are the highlights from the Dolphins’ practice Wednesday, as they continue their preparation for the preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens:

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