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The Miami Dolphins have been aggressive so far this offseason. They hope that their aggressive approach to add to the talent on the roster will result in a more aggressive offense and defense on the field this fall. So, it should come as no surprise that the Dolphins are rumored to be interested in moving up in the draft. The Dolphins certainly have the assets to move up into the top 10 of the draft, but the question is whether or not it is necessary….or wise to do so.
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The Dolphins have 5 draft picks within the top 82 picks in this draft. That’s a good thing for a number of reasons (if you ignore the starters given up to acquire the extra 2nd and 3rd rounder). First, this is expected to be a draft that has good depth, but not necessarily a lot of blue chip, All-Pro type players. In fact, many draft experts suggest that there is very little difference in talent for players 11-50. The Dolphins have 3 picks in the top 54 selections. All of those fall within the ‘depth’ category that the experts are referring to.
This leads to the debate on whether it would be better to package 2 of those picks for a greater talent in the top 10 of the draft, or to sit pat and take the best available players when the Dolphins picks come up. Personally, I would rather hold onto the picks and select 3 solid starters, with the hopes that 1 or 2 turn into Pro Bowlers…..the Dolphins have plenty of needs! (cont’d on page 2, click here)
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The Dolphins might have let their new logo slip out earlier than they wanted to. But, they are trying to keep their new helmet and jerseys under wraps for as long as possible. They are hoping to have a grand unveiling on the day of the Draft, April 25th. Well, it seems that some one within the organization seems to have not gotten that memo. Earlier today on Twitter (from...
The Dolphins are currently finalizing their draft board and sending out misinformation everywhere. Some reports indicate that the Dolphins are very interested in moving up in the draft, using their large stockpile of draft picks to do so. Those reports indicate that the Dolphins could be looking to trade up for a left tackle (Lane Johnson, Eric Fisher, or Dee Millner). However...
The Miami Dolphins have addressed most of the glaring holes on their roster this offseason. However, the one glaring hole that still remains is probably one of the most important. The Dolphins are in need of a tackle, be it a right tackle (moving Jonathan Martin to left tackle) or a left tackle (keeping Martin at right tackle). The Dolphins aren’t saying whether or not...
According to Damond Talbot of NFL Draft Zone, former University of Miami running back Mike James will visit the Miami Dolphins on Wednesday.
Mike James of the “U” will be in #Miami tomorrow visiting with the Dolphins
— Damond Talbot(@drocksthaparty) April 2, 2013
James is a solid running back that can possibly give the Dolphins some depth behind Lamar Miller.
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