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It is officially NFL draft week! Thursday is right around the corner and the Dolphins will soon be finding out which new young talent will be helping this roster hopefully develop into a potential contender. You’ve got the NFL draft, you got the NHL and NBA playoffs…it’s a wonderful time to be a sports fans.
Throughout the offseason we have highlighted and locked into several draft options for the Phins including our mock draft post. While we have done a mini deep dive into some of the draft prospects here are the 5 most interesting storylines Dolphins fans should pay attention to for this week’s draft.
1) Who will replace Jake Long?
The Dolphins currently have maybe one of the weakest pairs of starting tackles in the league. Jonathan Martin is a young player who hopefully can develop but currently can’t be trusted to keep Ryan Tannehill healthy.
The Dolphins will most likely go one of 2 directions this week/weekend.
i. Option 1
BEST OF MAXIM
This Branden Albert deal just keeps twisting and turning on all of us. Yesterday, Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports reported that Branden Albert’s contract demands were too high for the Dolphins liking. This afternoon, we heard that the Dolphins and Chiefs haven’t spoke about a trade in 5 days. Now we hear from Ian Rapoport of NFL Network that the Dolphins ARE willing to meet...
Just a few days from the NFL Draft the Miami Dolphins new uniforms have been leaked. Here are the pictures, courtesy of Paul Lukas of Uni Watch:
Notice the lack of orange and the white...
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According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, the Dolphins are looking to trade out of the 12th overall pick.
After a blistering free agency period, the team now is looking to add depth to the multiple free agent additions to their team.
GM Jeff Ireland spent feverishly, but made sound salary cap moves in 2013 that allows him to try to compile as many draft picks as possible...
The ongoing saga regarding the Dolphins search for a starting left tackle continued into draft week. Rumors have been flying about a trade that would bring Branden Albert to Miami for a few weeks now. Earlier today, we learned that the talks between the two teams have stalled because of Albert’s contract demands.
Photo Courtesy of Dolphins.com
Now, we’ve learned from ProFootballTalk...
The new Miami Dolphins uniforms are to be officially unveiled Thursday, but just like the new logo, it appears someone has let the cat out of the bag prematurely.
In a photo making the rounds on Twitter on Tuesday, two Dolphins uniforms -- one with an aqua jersey and one in all white -- are seen.
Legitimizing the photo is the Jaguars uniform in the background, which matches exactly...
Your impression of the Dolphin’s schedule probably depends on whether you’re a glass half-full or half-empty person. On the one hand, the team never has to travel any farther west than New Orleans. That makes for a lot of short road trips and no jet lag. On the other hand, the Dolphins’s opponents have a combined win percentage of .519, seventh toughest in the league...
BY NICK ST. DENISThe Miami Dolphins have yet to secure a replacement for left tackle Jake Long, who was lost to free agency. So with the 2013 NFL Draft looming a few days ahead, talk has heated up regarding how the team will fill that void.If somehow the Dolphins get through this week without a new projected starter, they could continue to try and develop second-year tackle Jonathan...
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Miami Dolphins are willing to give Brandon Albert the money he’s looking for, but the hang up is the draft compensation.
From TA: My understanding is #Dolphins are willing to meet Branden Albert’s contract demands of similar $$ to Duane Brown. Waiting on KC
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 22, 2013
Real question is what...
Times approaching when the Miami Dolphins will be on the clock in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
The Dolphins hold the 12th overall pick in the draft that will begin Thursday night in New York City.
Miami selected 12th overall once before, in 1992 when Don Shulas team took Georgia Tech defensive end Marco Coleman.
The Dolphins own a total of 11 picks, including two each...
Branden Albert Closing In with the Dolphins?:
The Miami Dolphins started the offseason with a bang, scooping up better known and big time players left and right. They may be in position to acquire yet another well known player, this time via a trade. After weeks of speculation that the Dolphins had an interest in disgruntled Kansas City Chiefs tackle, Branden Albert, and again that...
This week, everyone seems to have a rumor about the Miami Dolphins and a theory about what they are going to do in this year’s draft. The truth is, this is exactly what the Dolphins want. They do not want anyone to know if they are trading up, or down, or sideways (wait, what?). They don’t want other teams to know what players they are really interested in. This time of year...