Executive decision here . . . I’ve decided to ditch the Free Agency articles, it’s a lot of work, and I really think at this point, a waste of time, because I think most of our spending is done. We do get the $17M from letting the Ndominant one go, but that’s in June, after some more cuts happen, and it’s too complicated to try and figure out who those players may be, soooooo, ON TO THE DRAFT!!
As I mentioned, Suh is no longer playing 874 snaps for our defense this season, so other guys are going to need to step up big time. Of course, we’re not going to stay pat with what we have, we will surely be drafting a DT, but in what RD that happens is very much up in the air (at least for us!). Jordan Phillips has said he wants to be a better player, and we’ll need him to be, and 2nd YR player Davon Godchaux will need to continue to develop. behind those two, it’s looking pretty thin with 2nd YR DT Vincent Taylor, Gabe Wright, the occasionally used DE/DT William Hayes. I’m going to take a look at a few prospects I like that can help our team. Most will be early RD picks, but a couple of late ones too.
Vita Vea 6’4 347 Washington
Most likely the first DT off the board in the 2018 NFL draft, will it be by our Miami Dolphins? It’s a possibility, but cool your engines, there are a LOT of possibilities, and on draft day, things we don’t even foresee happening may happen, which could shake up even the best laid plans. Back to Vita Vea, who is a behemoth of a DT. Both he and Da’Ron Payne, who I’ll discuss next are the highest rated DT’s at 6.5 by NFL.com. Vea was a 3 year starter at Washington, playing in almost every game each year. Playing in the Pac-12, Vea was pretty consistent his last 2 seasons, piling up around 40 tackles and in his Sophomore season tallying 5 sacks, and last year, his Junior season 3.5 sacks. He’s not really a penetrator, he’s more of a space eater. As to whether he could occupy 2 blockers like Suh did, or whether we’re even looking for that type of player is another story. While Suh was effective at that, did it make our defense any better?
Vea did well at the combine, at least at the weight rack where he threw up 41 reps, and actually, at 347 lbs, running a 5.1 is pretty damn impressive as far as I’m concerned. Zierlein compares Vea to Danny Shelton, who besides now residing in the AFC East with NE, has had a rather unremarkable career. I believe Vea is more athletic than Shelton, and although Vea’s a little larger, he moves much better than Shelton does. The Dolphins have scheduled a visit with Vea as one of their 30 allotted visits. That visit may go a long way as to whether he’s in our plans at #11 or not.
Da’Ron Payne 6’2 311 Alabama
Da’Ron Payne was actually close in size to Vita Vea as a HS recruit at 350 lbs, but Payne has managed to keep his weight down to just over 300 lbs. While Payne isn’t as large as Vea, he’s also more of a run stuffing DT who happens to be excellent at tackling. Payne is a power player, but he’s not as athletically gifted as Vea is, and doesn’t move as well. What Payne does better is hold his ground, shed blocks, and make tackles. I actually think Payne would fit very well for our team. He’s also not a penetrator like Aaron Donald, and won’t be racking up sacks, but if we could plug in a DT will make tackles in the run game, I’m down on that.
At Bama, Payne slowly built up his playing time, and saved his best for last. In his Junior year, Payne finished with 36 total tackles and 1.5 sacks. Payne’s Junior and last season was best with 53 total tackles along with 1 sack. As you can see, Payne has not been a pass rushing DT, but that doesn’t mean he can’t improve that as a pro. Payne put up 27 reps at the combine, but don’t be fooled, he’s a powerful guy. Zierlein says Payne is ready to start right out of the box, so that would be great for us, because we could use Godchaux in passing downs, where I think he will improve.
Taven Bryan 6’4 291 Florida
You look at Taven Bryan, and you think of a big TE, or maybe a DE, but he doesn’t strike you as an interior defensive lineman. He’s built narrower, without the extra thick lower body and belly area, but those qualities make him a better pass rushing prospect than the 2 aforementioned DT’s. Bryan improved each year at Florida garnering more playing time each year. In his final year (Junior) he finished with 37 total tackles, 6 for a loss, along with 4 sacks. He’s still very raw, but has more of an upside as far as a pass rusher. He’s not going to be a run stuffer like Vea or Payne, but could turn out like a guy named Cam Jordan, who he was compared to. Jordan has had a long career playing DE for the Saints in a 4-3 defense, and 59.5 sacks later, playing very well, thank you! Does that mean Bryan is destined to play outside? It’s possible, or maybe he becomes a great pass rushing DT like Aaron Donald, or Justin Tuck. Did I mention he’s from Wyoming? Did I mention his dad was a Navy Seal?
Unlike Vea or Payne, Bryan may not be a plug-n-play DT, but more of a work into the rotation kind of guy, but his athleticism gives him a lot of upside. The problem with us drafting Bryan is he would have to last to RD 2, and depending on which way we go RD 1, if we go defense in RD1, I have RD 2 slated for our next TE, so I can’t see Bryan being in the cards, unless we trade back in RD1, which is always a possibility with Mikey Tradey Pants, because staying put is just oh so hard for him.
Harrison Phillips 6’4 307 Stanford
Smith is actually one of my favorite DT prospects, if not my favorite. While the other guys have upsides, this guy has been producing his last 2 seasons at DT, after getting little playing time his first 2 years at DE. Phillips is a former wrestling champion, and that’s a great attribute to bring to to the trenches. While Phillips isn’t a gifted athlete, he’s an effort guy, and man, did his effort show this past season. No typos here, Phillips racked up 98 total tackles (61 solo) which is basically 3 times or more the totals of the top 2 guys. Phillips also had an extremely impressive 17.0 tackles for a loss, along with 7 1/2 sacks, to give him 14 1/2 sacks in 2 seasons as a DT.
At the combine, Phiilips continued his great effort with 42 reps, and that’s not with short stubby arms, he has 34″ arms folks! Zierlein compares Phillips to Ryan Glasgow (Who?), but I’ve heard a better comparison, and that’s Kyle Williams, who has had a very successful 12 year career with the Buffalo Bills. I see that type of potential for Phillips. Everyone is always enamored with the athletic guys, but it’s the effort guys that go, and keep going in the NFL, and Phillips is just that. He’s also a RD 2-3 guy, and it may be unlikely he’s still there in RD 3, but if we haven’t yet addressed DT by then, and he’s still on the board, I think he’d be a great pick for our Dolphins.
Derrick Nnadi 6’1 299 Florida St.
Nnadi is more of a mid RD prospect, which may suit as well as far as timing. If we go away from DT in RD 1, and we get our TE in RD 2, we can start looking for a DT a little later, from RD 3 on, and really, It’s not like we didn’t have success last year with Godchaux giving us nearly 600 snaps last season from Rd 5. Nnadi is built like a fire hydrant, low center of gravity, thick lower body. Nnadi was a starter since his Sophomore year at Florida St, and was pretty productive. In his Senior year, Nnadi totaled 53 tackles with 10 tackles for a loss, along with 3.5 sacks. In his Junior year, Nnadi had 6.5 sacks, to give him an even 10 in 2 seasons.
Zierlein considers Nnadi a NT, but mostly he’s an active player with a good motor who may be a potential starter. Just a note, Nnadi played at over 310 lbs at Florida State, he cut weight for the combine, and he still ran a 5.38, so Nnadi isn’t a TE prospect playing DT, he’s a big boy who belongs in the trenches.
Deadrin Senat 6’0 314 South Florida
Senat played at South Florida in the American Conference, obviously not the powerhouse of NCAA football. On the other hand, Senat is still a very good prospect, also in that middle round area, maybe 3-5. Senat was pretty productive at S. FLA, and in his Senior season, logged 66 total tackles, 10 tackles for loss along with 6 sacks. Another powerful interior defender, Senat has a short squat frame that enables him to get better leverage in the trenches. Not considered to pass rush threat because of a lack of pass rush repertoire, and not the most athletic prospect to begin with, Senat can be a good rotational player that can hold his own and make tackles. Senat put up 35 reps at the combine, and has a strong upper body. Senat probably won’t be an NFL starter unless a coach gets a hold of him and improves his technique, but could still be a valuable player in a DL rotation.
There are so many prospects, and I’m sure I’ve left out some of your favorites, so shout ’em out and tell me who they are. Some guys I almost put in were B.J. Hill, Nathan Shepherd and Maurice Hurst, who I believe still has not been medically cleared.
Nobody can ever agree with Lou because everyone else is always wrong which would make him wrong. Right?
Perfect example right here. I could be like others who get butthurt over these types of comments but I’m not. I don’t care.
maybe others should try it some time. not caring.
You reap what you sow
whatever. again, if you’re butthurt because I don’t agree with your opinions that’s on you; not me.
Easy not to forget when you know nothing! It’s wonderful!
I’m glad you don’t care because it allows us to disagree and I know you won’t change your mind. You say your point, someone else says theirs, move on to the next area where we will disagree/agree. Outside of Benkert, we usually agree on stuff but I like the different perspectives on where the team is at.
so do I and that’s why I brought up Ridley as a possibility at #11 when we were all discussing defense at that point. I had my reasons for thinking that way and I shared them.
If people don’t agree with me I’m not going to go into the corner and suck my thumb for a half hour and then come back later. I move on.
Point is, we’re here for the same reason and we all know what that is and we all know not everyone is going to agree with us and you need to be fine with that and sometimes have a thick skin. If you don’t, then it’s on you. Not the person who didn’t agree with your opinion.
I really don’t care if someone agrees with my opinion. I know I sometimes come on here babbling like a person with bi-polar disorder (like Tim tells me) and I deserve to get some of the stuff I get. But, hey, I’m a grown man. If I can’t take a little constructive criticism every so often then I’ve got other issues I need to work on.
I know that I also have strong opinions on things and some think of it as though I don’t respect other’s opinions and that’s not the case. I respect other’s opinions but if I have a strong opinion on something am I supposed to change it just so I don’t hurt someone’s feelings?
We’ve already seen where this team thinks a lot differently than the normal fan so it’s good to explore those possibilities. Personally, I’m ready for a complete make-over and see how it goes. We have a ton of old dudes in uniform this year. That usually ends up with a lot of injuries which becomes an excuse for the team. Hopefully not, and maybe we see some new offensive schemes. Watching the audacity and inventiveness of the Eagles and Rams this year was a breath of fresh air. Maybe the Dolphins can take off similarly.
The older guys on the roster is also one of the reasons you’ve got to say that NOTHING is off the board as far as what we do in the draft. Besides the injuries is the fact that some of them are one year rentals even if they have two year contracts.
We can’t ignore a position like DE just because of the pure #’s at the position because, like you said, we could be looking at injuries. Hayes was injured last season. Could happen again. Wake could get injured. With age in this game it becomes more highly likely a player could suffer an injury. Plus, Hayes is only signed for one year.
So, yes, the draft could definitely go in a much different direction than any of us see it.
What I did with my mock above was to select only players Miami has shown interest in, whether it be from the combine, Senior Bowl, or just bringing in for a visit. Obviously, they aren’t going to pick every single guy they are publicly linked to, but I thought it would be interesting to see what a mock would look like doing this. It actually came out pretty good.
works well when you want to give yourself “a stranger” too
I keep a jar for when I have Indian.
LMAO ER, I just ate Indian food last night. It was absolutely delicious, but I fear what it will do to my stomach today.
I love Indian. I just hate smelling like it afterwards and the ripple effect. But it’s worth it!
I’m glad Mike E understood that was a Food Group!
Because I was taking it in a completely different direction!!!!!! 😉
LMAO – I could easily see how that would happen
I probably should have left that alone!
But I hope you like Orange! ;-(
Darker teal? I hope so. No more wussy blue!
All I want is the 1972 team logo back on the helmets!!!
Well at least we are not on this merry-go-round with Landry!
I really don’t like the term butthurt.
What a juvenile insult and vile image that is.
Why if you disagree with someone’s NFL draft picks then that person becomes someone with a homosexual injury? or a constipation / hemorrhoid pain? Just filthy and childish insults.
And why if someone has a different opinion on a Free safety than yours, do you say they have no testicles? Oh … so pitching a WR as a R1P11 choice is soooo macho on your part? and any other pick equals not being as manly? You think it takes courage to type a guess like yours, but any other guess is cowardly? Why not just consider all of our opinions as mere conjecture in the spirit of camaraderie? Why do you think of yourself as braver than any of us other typists?
If that kind of personal attack were left out, then there would be no problem with proposing Ridley or whomever for R1P11. Mock drafts are just for fun anyway.
It isn’t the difference of opinion I reject. Lots of different ideas are great to see and think about.
It’s calling people names just because they disagree that I object to.
It’s mocking or laughing at others’ opinions that I object to.
It’s saying people who disagree with you “don’t have a clue” that I object to.
I do not have a favorite pundit or writer who is “my guy.”
I am barely even aware of their names as I read their stuff.
But I report it on here as another idea about our topic. Just for fun.
I have decades of intense scrutiny on the NFL. Saying my opinions are stupid and that I need to use my eyes is silly, as I have watched and studied thousands of hours of NCAA and NFL football.
and there ya go
I called no one a name and didn’t say anyone’s opinions were stupid. I never said any of that.
and we all throw shade at the beat writers from time to time but you seem to have taken exception to the particular “shade” I threw because it had to do with one of your guys.
Bullshit. I don’t even know which beat writer you were insulting. I don’t have any guys.
You are just a foul mouth who thinks you are the God of blog posters.
I am not always right, but neither are you.
Every post of yours is phrased as if anyone who disagrees with you is an idiot.
Or a douchebag.
In the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen Covey points out that nobody can make you feel any way you don’t want to feel if you don’t allow them to do it. So, if you feel the way you do about my posts then it’s on you.
I don’t know how I feel about drafting a S at #11, so I am kinda with you. I do like Derwin James though. He looks like he could possibly be a pro bowl sort of guy. If he’s actually there, i’d have to seriously consider him. He might be exactly what this defense needs to take another step. He’s a big time leader too and would be a great addition to the locker room, from all reports. It would depend who else is there, but I think James would be a very solid pick at #11.
BPA in the first for me….at pretty much any position.
I was just saying if Raquan Smith is on the board still!
I like james a lot!
If the 4-QB’s and Smith are gone then he’s just as much in the Conversation as any DT or CB.
Something Jumps out of the games of Smith for me! I think he will be VERY GOOD!
I should say both LB’s are gone
Screw you, Lou!! 😉
Benkert scucks, draft Ferguson, LOL
Is this the part where I go in the corner and suck my thumb?
another personal insult
Who is Who?
The very first time I ever heard the term “butthurt” was when someone here said it to me. I had the same thoughts, but I figured it’s become part of our lingo here. Lol
rich0322, That did turn out to be a nice draft
we’re all guessing at 11, with that in mind if a CB or LBer slides to us do to a run at the QB position he may be BPA that also fills a need. the odds are that if this FO has an itch they may scratch it at 11,
so looking at the roster we’re loaded at wr, if we take ridley who walks? why take a QB when all he’ll do is hold a clip board for 2 years since you already have a starter and B/U? as for LBer and CB, those positions need day one starter depth so for my money that’s what i’m expecting.
March 24, 2018 at 10:45 am
So, in other words, we’re only going to be drafting TE’s, LB’s and DB’s since they are the only positions we’ve not added to in FA.
“due to a run”
I look at it from the point of view that pure #’s at a position should not preclude you from taking a player at that position. And we can look at it any number of ways. Amendola only has his first yr guaranteed and he’s often injured. Parker can’t stay healthy as well and it’s been one of the reasons why he hasn’t lived up to his 1st rd status to this point.
Is this the year he puts it all together? Maybe. Maybe not. However, the one thing that stands out more than anything for this team since Tannehill has been the qb is the lack of the ability of the offense to move the ball and score points. We’re loaded at wr because of sheer numbers but do the players we have there say that we’re more capable now of moving the ball and scoring points than we were in the past?
DE is another position we’re look to be stacked at. We’re not going to have a shot at a top DE at #11 but we can’t ignore that position because of pure #’s because we have an aging Wake and then Hayes who’s up there as well. Hayes is a one year rental.
I also don’t think that if you’re taking a qb that high you’re setting him up to hold a clipboard for two years. You’re probably expecting that guy to compete for the starting position and being able to move on from Tannehill going into next season.
DT is a need with Phillips looking like the only starter unless they feel Godchaux is the way to go this year. I don’t know if that’s the case but I’m not betting on it. So, we could see Vea, Payne or even Hurst at #11.
So, like everyone has said, it’s wide open at #11. If one of the LB’s is there, he could be the guy. If Ridley is there they could look at him as the ONE guy they need at the wr position that can help the most. Or they may go for need and go DT. Maybe they’ll surprise us and go with Davenport? Or maybe even Piggy’s fav Guice. In any case, it’s going to be interesting.
That would definitely be a nice position to be in if we can pick between Smith and James. I think they can both be pretty good.
CB DENZEL WARD
WR CALVIN RIDLEY
And it’s pretty clear we will get a good player @11
LB TREMAINE EDMUNDS is growing on me too!
It doesn’t hurt that NFL.com NFL COMPARISON Brian Urlacher!!!!!!!!!!!!
I would love to have that guy and he’s only 19 yrs old right?
born May 2, 1998
I don’t find fault with the Lawrence Timmons signing. No one could have predicted that one of the most steady players of the last decade was going to plunge into a mid-life crisis. He was brought in to mentor Raekwon, but that went badly both ways. Those were not the FO’s fault.
I did not like the Mario Williams signing. I thought he was done. But he was a former overall #1 pick, so it was worth a shot I guess. Same with the 2 TEs. I thought Julius and Fasano were both done.
But you can’t fill all the positions in one draft or even two.
I’m thinking these “old guys” we’ve got this cycle are a bit better of a gamble.
Amendola is a Super Bowl guy from a winning program with a big smile all the time.
Sitton is a known leader of that feisty attitude you want on the OL.
Kilgore has a high football IQ which you want calling the blocking for you.
Hayes is old but a top five run defender, and we are stacked at DE.
Gore is a HoF guy with a terrific attitude and complete skill set.
Denny is an icon, Wake is a legend. No one else is old.
We actually have a very young team. We needed some mentors and winners.
That was my fault on Mario Williams. I told them to sign him (LOL). I was a Mario homer cause I taped his ankles when he was playing high school football when I was stationed there.
great story … ok you’re forgiven for getting us Mario If I’m forgiven for bringing in Byron Maxwell due to his Charleston and Clemson connections while over-looking his sometimes shaky cover skills.
It’s a bit more than that;
Jones- 30 and has the one major injury
Wake- 36- one major injury
Larson- 30- missed half of last year
Amendola- 32- has finished two full seasons in career
Young- 30 but is a backup
Kilgore- 30 but wasn’t a full time starter until 2016
Hayes- 32- injury issues last year. Missed 6 games
Gore- 34- really old but durable RB
Denney- LS- doesn’t matter
That’s about 20% of our team being over the age of 30 when they play this year. That’s pretty old. We still haven’t found a solid TE or LB in FA in years. Not a fan of our FA most of the time. Hoping for another solid draft to make the difference.
Part of the problem last year is we were too young across the board. There are a lot of players 30-32 in this league. When an age starts with 3 people tend to freak out. LOL
Hey Lou. I didn’t say you make me feel bad.
I said you TRY to make me feel bad.
(and anyone else you disagree with)
… doesn’t work though.
I feel great about my life.
AND my 2018 mock draft.
Both are awesome.
great. and I don’t try to insult or make anyone feel bad. again, if that’s the way you take it then it’s not my problem
Okay Naples, here’s the way I see it. People on here could be having a discussion on James and how much they like him at #11 and I can join the discussion and give my opinion that I saw how he tested off the charts at the Combine but I wasn’t impressed with what I saw on his film and that makes me not want him there.
And with those comments the reaction could be “oh, here we go. Lou has to give his greater than God opinion and disagree with everyone because he knows more than anyone else”. And that’s not the case. I’m just giving my opinion on the subject, or the player. If I’m wrong then so be it. If people don’t agree then that’s fine also. Doesn’t matter to me. It’s only a game.
So, I don’t understand why anyone puts that much emphasis on this shit when there’s more important things to worry about. I don’t get a cut of the salaries of guys I want the team to draft. My life doesn’t get any better because MY guys do well.
But, they’re opinions and nothing more and, like I said, if you feel insulted by my opinions there’s nothing I can do about it.
I’m not insulted but I talked to Josh Allen yesterday…and he’s pretty damn butthurt. Mayfield also said he has a one hand response to you if you want to watch the Kansas game again.
Mayfield wants to give me a stranger?
Naples, your forgiven. Plus, you know I am a Charleston homer as well. Speaking of, I was pulling for CofC against Auburn. They had them right where they needed them but they couldn’t make a damn free throw and the turnovers killed them.
Lou, Godchaux played more snaps than Phillips last year.
Yea I saw that. Interesting
Suh played 877 snaps and next at DT was Godchaux 500, Phillips 402 and Taylor 185. So unless all three DTs snaps go up significantly, we need to add a DT to make up some of those lost snaps by Suh. Now one way is that the offense is better and we’re not in base as much because our opponent is trailing more often and we can go more speed rush package using DEs to get after the QB.
It may not be 1st rd but I see us adding a DT in the draft. Even if it’s a guy who is big and strong and can be stout against the run. Not sure what the team thinks about Gabe Wright who only played 23 snaps last year.
My butt hurts
Don’t judge me
Lou – It’s not really a big deal. There are times when you profess your opinion with a certain condescending tone, as if anyone who feels differently is just plain old stupid, or doesn’t know football from tiddlywinks. You don’t do that all that time, and I’m actually glad you’re here, I like your opinions, whether I always agree or not. BTW – You’re not the only one who can get condescending, I know I do it occasionally, it’s not intentional, but sometimes when I read back something I wrote earlier, I cringe at how it may have come across. We all do that.
Agreed. It’s the evil of the written word that doesn’t express someone’s temperament. Now if you say to someone you have no idea what you’re talking about or you’re a moron, well that’s on you. LOL
One more thing, what gets said here is nothing compared to what people say on other more public social media forums like FB and Twitter etc. Go look at a political discussion on FB and watch adults become school children within minutes.
Again, if I come across that way it’s not intentional. I don’t disrespect anyone’s opinion on here. I know I can have a strong opinion on a subject and maybe that’s why I come across a certain way but it’s not to say others don’t know what they’re talking about because I’m no expert.
This stuff is not important. You’ve got people like Ken who are going thru things right now and that’s more important than getting all hot and bothered over this stuff.
None of our lives are effected one way or another over what happens in the NFL and that’s probably a good thing
ER – These are the appetizers we had last night
CHICKEN KHEEMA GUJIYA
Indian spices, peas, minced chicken, avocado chutney
HARE PYAAZ AUR MAKAI KI BHEL
pan roasted corn, crispy potato, spring onion, chilly aioli
These were the entrees . . . My wife took the safe route, I was slightly more daring
MURG TIKKA MASALA
tandoori chicken, creamy fenugreek tomato gravy
lamb cooked in a special traditional Goan spice blend
I can feel it working it’s magic on my D.T. right now, the pain is coming soon
My butt hurts
Don’t judge me
That’s cause I’m smoking a pork butt tonight when I get home. Must have been yours, LOL
Tim – No question about it man – It’s amazing to me how quickly things turn ugly on FB, and twitter too.
I don’t do Twitter but I have seen some of the comments reading sports there.
FB shows you how divided this country is with no middle ground about any subject. It’s really sad. Facts mean nothing, just emotions.
My FB feed is full of right wing conservatives insults to liberals, and left wing liberals insults to conservatives. It’s insane
Same here. And NJ girls talking about how not to mess with them. LOL
I discovered Indian food a few years ago. Hands down my favorite food to go out for. Luckily I’ve never had any gastrointestinal issues afterwards either. I’ve always wondered if that is overblown.
That was cool pick with Andre, Chamberlain and Arnie. I had no idea the Giant was in Conan the Destroyer. I had to look it up. He played the Demon-God monster at the end. Pretty cool.
I didn’t know Andre was in it either. It’s funny how they always made Arnold look huge (tall) with the camera angles, kind of like they did it with Stallone too.
The wife and I just watched Conan the Barbarian yesterday, and I was telling her about the dispute over his height. It cracked me up to see that picture on here the day after watching a movie I haven’t seen in a decade. The first Conan was actually an awesome movie in my estimation.
1. Have to Have – means you have an absolute void at a position.
2. Needs – means you feel the need to upgrade and/or add better depth and competition.
3. Wants – means you really want to add a top talent to a specific position.
So what positions would you put under each category?
1. Have to Have – a talented pass catching TE.
2. Needs – OL, RB, DT, LB.
3. Wants – a 3rd Safety, a young QB to develop, pass rushing DT.
The Flying Pig says:
March 25, 2018 at 1:24 pm
My butt hurts
Don’t judge me
Tim – Another solid outing for Matz. The top 4 have looked very promising in the spring, so there’s some optimism for the season now. Lugo is definitely a bad 5th starter, and he will have competition from Jason Vargas and Robert Gsellman if he falters.
Hope so. To me it’s about health with this team. The injuries have been absurd the last few years.
Yeah, if at least the top 3 can stay healthy in the rotation, that would be huge. Then of course, we need Cespedes, and Conforto healthy and producing most of the season, and that’s a great start.
Omar Kelly @OmarKelly
Upon further review, this draft class’ top 50 talents aren’t very impressive. At certain positions – QB, RB, LBer and safety – it’s pretty solid. But if you need anything else….PRAY.
What top 50 has he been looking at?
Anyone know anything about him?
He played OLB for Southwest Missouri State
Lou, your compass is off. LOL
Like I said, he played OLB for Southeast Missouri State. lol
Interesting to note, because I don’t know about anything before 2015, the Dolphins didn’t meet with any of their 1st rd selections before the draft from 2017, 2016 and 2015.
Happens all the time. Sometimes intel from a prospect’s former coaches is all a team needs to know.
Actually, I stand corrected. That’s what I get for trusting my sauces. We did visit with Parker before the draft. Not with Tunsil or Harris though.
With Tunsil we probably figured no chance at landing him.
I can’t believe that the Draft is still a month away… C’MON!!! LOL
You guys suck, nobody wanted to play my have to have, needs and wants game. Fuck off!!! I’m quite offended. 😉
Our “3rd Safety” should have been David Amerson!!! 😡 :D:
Pretty Sure we can Pencil Kicker into Needs.. not that we want to spend a draft pick on one…. there Butt Better ??
New blog up