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The Splash Zone 4/29/22: Dolphins Exercise Christian Wilkins’ Fifth Year Option

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 did not make a selection last night, but they made a move to keep one of their current players who was a first rounder. Yesterday the team announced that they had exercised Christian Wilkins’ fifth year option, which should surprise no one. Wilkins had his best year as a Dolphin last season and brings a ton of energy to the defensive side of the ball.

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

Dolphins will exercise Christian Wilkins' fifth-year option - ProFootballTalk
A new crop of first-round picks will enter the NFL on Thursday night, but the Dolphins aren’t in position to add one of them to the roster.


Dolphins 2022 Draft

Will the Miami Dolphins Be in the Alabama Business Again? - Sports Illustrated Miami Dolphins News, Analysis and More
The Miami Dolphins have looked toward former head coach Nick Saban's players on a regular basis in recent drafts


Dolphins Wide Receivers

Speed of Jaylen Waddle, Tyreek Hill will help 'open up different things' in Dolphins offense
Importing Tyreek Hill to pair with Jaylen Waddle offers the Miami Dolphins the fastest receiving duo in the NFL. The onus will be on Tua Tagovailoa to take advantage of that speed.


Phinsider News You May Have Missed

Miami Dolphins News 4/28/22: A Quiet Draft Night For The Dolphins - 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.

REPORT: Miami Dolphins exercise Defensive Tackle Christian Wilkins’ 5th year option - The Phinsider
Wilkins will make $10.753M in 2023.

No, the Miami Dolphins don’t have a first-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft; they have superstar wide receiver TYREEK HILL - The Phinsider
Don’t let the media fool you, Tyreek Hill is a gamechanger for Tua Tagovailoa and the Dolphins’ Offense #FakeNews

NFL Draft 2022: Looking back at Chris Grier’s drafts for the Miami Dolphins - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins made several offseason changes following the 2015 NFL season. Included in those was the hiring of Adam Gase as the team’s new head coach, replacing Joe Philbin who had been fired...

Freezing cold draft takes: Hyped for Dion Jordan to the Dolphins in 2013 NFL Draft - The Phinsider
"There you go Miami! There you go! Be ballsy! I hope that was way loud in all your ears. There you go!"

Someone may have had that exact reaction to the Miami Dolphins 2013 first round selection of...

2022 NFL Mock Draft: SB Nation team site projection - The Phinsider
The 2022 edition of our annual SB Nation team site mock draft has come and gone and, despite the group of all 32 sites making it through both of the first two rounds, we did not get a pick here on...