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The Splash Zone 5/7/21: Bobby McCain To Be Released

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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One of the longest tenured Dolphins will not be returning next season. The team is planning to release Bobby McCain, one of the teams veteran players and a team captain. McCain has been with the Dolphins since 2015, when the the team drafted him in the fifth round out of Memphis. Since then, McCain has been nothing but dependable for the Dolphins secondary. The Dolphins figure they can save some cap space with McCain’s release and could potentially be looking at a free agent (Malik Hooker) to add to the roster.

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

Roundup: Dolphins releasing starting safety Bobby McCain
Miami is creating some extra cap space by saying goodbye to one of is captains. The Dolphins have informed safety Bobby McCain that they are releasing him Thursday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported.


Dolphins Tight Ends

Dolphins sign Jibri Blount, son of Mel Blount - ProFootballTalk
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Dolphins Secondary

Dolphins to sign Jason McCourty - ProFootballTalk
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Dolphins Offseason

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Miami Dolphins leave themselves with cap flexibility for 2022 | Miami Herald
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Phinsider News You May Have Missed

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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.

Miami Dolphins release veteran safety Bobby McCain - The Phinsider
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Phinsider Question Of The Day 05/06/2021 - The Phinsider
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