Found April 28, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
Texas A&M fans know the connection Miami Dolphins Ryan Tannehill had with Ryan Swope. Swope was Tannehill’s escape value at A&M, because when everyone else was covered, Swope was open. So it’s no wonder why as the 2013 NFL draft closed in that many draft analysts mocked Tannehill to the Dolphins. The drum beat became even louder when the Dolphins traded away Davone Bess to the Cleveland Browns, but when the Dolphins had their best shot to draft Swope at 166 in the fifth-round... Read more
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Making Moves

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