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The Splash Zone 4/29/20: What Didn’t The Dolphins Address During Draft?

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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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I can tell you what the Dolphins did do. They heavily addressed the offensive line, a position that has plagued the team for the past decade. Now listen, the Dolphins had a ton of needs entering free agency and the draft and they can’t fix them all in one year. Would we have liked to have seen the Dolphins draft one of the top running backs in the draft? Sure. But they ended up trading for a talented, speedy running back in Matt Breida. Were there any selections you were hoping the Dolphins would make?

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

What the Dolphins didn't do in the 2020 NFL Draft, and one thing they definitely got right - CBSSports.com
A three-step plan for Miami to take the next leap forward


Dolphins Quarterbacks

Flores: Tua's workout video 'important' to making pick - NFL.com
Tua Tagovailoa's selection, like any draft pick, was a risk. The Dolphins weren't very concerned about his hip, though, after seeing video of Tagovailoa's workout with Trent Dilfer.


Dolphins Running Backs

Matt Breida brings speed, toughness and hard work to the Miami Dolphins.
The Dolphins acquired the former 49ers running back for a fifth-round pick.


Dolphins 2020 Draft Class

Playing time by December will signal direction of Dolphins draft | Miami Herald
If the Miami Dolphins’ first- and second-round draft picks can earn significant playing time by the end of their first season, it will suggest the team did a good job in selecting the players.

Dolphins’ fifth-round pick was top-50 prospect on some boards | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins selected Boise State linebacker Curtis Weaver in the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft. Weaver was expected to go in Day 2, but teams got nervous when he started to slide.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 4/28/20: When Can We Expect Tua Tagovailoa To Play? - 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.

Dolphins sign safety Kavon Frazier - The Phinsider
The Dolphins are continuing to fortify the defensive backfield.

An Exciting Future For Our Miami Dolphins - The Phinsider
and some hope for us fans amongst a chaotic time