THE TOP FIVE STORIES IN FOOTBALL
IN YOUR INBOX EVERY MORNING
June 16, 2021
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Need #1: Offensive Tackle
Long-term solution needed at Left Tackle.
- Free Agency: None
- Draft: Jedrick Wills Jr, Andrew Thomas, Tristan Wirfs, Mekhi Becton, Josh Jones
Need #2: Edge Rusher
The Dolphins must improve on what was one of the league's worst pass rush units in 2019.
- Free Agency: Yannick Ngakoue, Jadeveon Clowney, Dante Fowler Jr, Bud Dupree, Matt Judon, Vic Beasley, Emmanuel Ogbah
- Draft: AJ Epenesa, Yetur Gross-Matos, and K'Lavon Chaisson
Need #3: Quarterback
Fitzpatrick can hold down the fort in 2020 but finding a long term franchise QB for 2021 and beyond is an absolute priority.
- Free Agency: None
- Draft: Tua Tagovailoa, Justin Herbert, Jacob Eason
Need #4: Running Back
As its stand now the Dolphins have the least impressive RB depth chart in the league, the position needs a complete overhaul.
- Free Agency: Derrick Henry, Kareem Hunt, Melvin Gordon, Austin Ekeler, Carlos Hyde, Peyton Barber, Dwayne Washington.
- Draft: Jonathan Taylor, J.K. Dobbins, D'Andre Swift
Need #5: Interior Offensive Line
An upgrade is needed at Center and at least one of the Offensive Guard spots.
- Free Agency: Joe Thuney, Brandon Scherff, Ron Leary, Connor McGovern, Ted Karras
- Draft: Cesar Ruiz, Lloyd Cushenberry III, Nick Harris, and Tyler Biadasz.
Need #6: Safety
Bobby McCain would be better off moving back to nickel CB and Reshad Jones is an offseason cut candidate. Leaving at least one but maybe two openings at Safety.
- Free Agency: Justin Simmons, Devin McCourty
- Dolphins Defensive Back Draft Preview: Xavier McKinney, Grant Delpit, Ashtyn Davis, Antoine Winfield Jr, and Terrell Burgess.
Need #7: Kicker/Punter
Jason Sanders needs competition after missing 7 FGs in 2019, while so-so Punter Matt Haack is a Free Agent.
- Free Agency: Ka'imi Fairbairn, Mason Crosby, Greg Zuerlein, Lachlan Edwards
- Draft: Rodrigo Blankenship, Branden Mann