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The Splash Zone 6/7/21: Zach Thomas’ Draft Story

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I think we can all agree that Zach Thomas deserves that gold jacket. His stats are so similar to Brian Urlacher but Thomas has one more first-team All-Pro selection. He should hear his name called into the Hall of Fames someday. But it’s a shame Thomas has had to wait this long. But while we wait, take a look behind the scenes at what went down with Zach Thomas during the draft.

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

Dave Hyde: The story behind Zach Thomas’ draft — and the hope for another Dolphins rookie class
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — He was the lone NFL assistant to visit in Lubbock, Texas, that afternoon to meet the too-small linebacker. He asked to watch the linebacker’s worst game with him, worked him out and then did something that surprised the draft prospect. “I didn’t do 24 bench presses like you wrote — I only did 22,” Zach Thomas told Miami Dolphins assistant Mike Westhoff. Maybe that’s the ...

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