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The Splash Zone 3/15/21: Dolphins Trade Shaq Lawson For Benardrick McKinney

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 and Houston Texans finally made a trade this offseason, but it was one we didn’t expect. The teams basically swapped defensive players as the Texans sent Benardrick McKinney for Shaq Lawson along with a swap of late round picks. McKinney is a tackling machine recording more than 100 tackles in 3 of his 6 years in the league. The Dolphins were in need of a linebacker after the surprising release of Kyle Van Noy and the Texans needed some pass rush help. On the surface, it’s a win-win for both teams.

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

Houston Texans to trade LB Benardrick McKinney to Miami Dolphins for LB Shaq Lawson, sources say
The Houston Texans are trading linebacker Benardrick McKinney to the Miami Dolphins for linebacker Shaq Lawson, league sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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