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Fresh Perspective: Upside defines the 2020 Miami Dolphins draft class

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The 2020 NFL draft has come to a close, and there's a very distinct theme with the Miami Dolphins draft class. 5. Tua Tagovailoa QB/Alabama 18. Austin Jackson OT/USC 30. Noah Igbinoghene CB/Auburn 39. Robert Hunt OL/Louisiana 56. Raekwon Davis DL/Alabama 70. Brandon Jones S/Texas 111. Solomon Kindley OG/Georgia 154. Jason Strowbridge DE/North Carolina 164 ...
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Guts Check: 5th Overall Pick - The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Guts Check: 5th Overall Pick – The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Typically, this column is reserved for words about everybody’s favorite basketball team by the bay. Don’t worry Heat Nation, that is not about to change any time soon. That said, last night’s Miami Dolphins draft is worth deviating from the normal script just this once. One of the things that I have always loved about ...
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Morning in Miami

Morning in Miami

January 15, 2000: Jacksonville Jaguars 62, Miami Dolphins 7 A team that had, the previous week, gone into Seattle, making the NFL's longest trip, and won a playoff game (this is so long ago that Seattle was in the AFC), took one of the NFL's shortest trips and managed to lose by 55 points. Two ...
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The odds favor Tua Tagovailoa being selected by the Miami Dolphins in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Pressure Point: Tua Tagovailoa the right pick for Dolphins

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Finally, the day that everyone invested in the Miami Dolphins has been obsessing over for a year. All the agonizing and analyzing, hand-wringing and hoping through a lost season has led to the most important draft in Dolphins franchise history. Remember, everyone thought they were “Tanking for Tua.” Now Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is within ...
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This is the Most Important Dolphins Draft. Ever.

This is the Most Important Dolphins Draft. Ever.

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Miami Dolphins, if you want my money after we come out of this Coronavirus Crisis then you need to do the right thing and make this pick count. I am the father of an 11-year-old boy whose exposure to Dolphins highlights has been limited to the Miami Miracle against the Patriots and—well, both of the ...
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Season Ticket: Hey Dolphins... Be the Heat

Season Ticket: Hey Dolphins… Be the Heat

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So much noise. So much smoke. So much fluff. So much guessing. So much reaching. So much lying. So many questions. And yet there are only two questions that truly matter, as the Miami Dolphins embark upon the three-day stretch that will likely define the next three years, if not decades. There are only two ...
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Larry Blustein on Jeudy, other South Florida NFL Draft Prospects

Larry Blustein on Jeudy, other South Florida NFL Draft Prospects

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It would be tough to duplicate the 2019 NFL Draft for south Florida – when five players from Miami-Dade and Broward Counties showcased why this area of the country is like no other. When Nick Bosa (Ohio State-St. Thomas Aquinas) went second to the 49ers, Devin Bush (Michigan-Flanagan) was the 10th selection of the Pittsburgh ...
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Tua Tagovailoa Quarterback Tracker

Tua Tagovailoa Quarterback Tracker

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Heading into the 2020 NFL Draft, there is no player more polarizing than Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa. And after a season that saw many fans screaming Tank For Tua!  The Dolphins are now in prime position to land the talented QB prospect. Yes, there are plenty of other potential QBs Miami could target at #5, #18, ...
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THE EXTRA YARD:  FINAL MOCK DRAFT

THE EXTRA YARD: FINAL MOCK DRAFT

Here is the Final Mock Draft of the series, (Not allowing for trades) as the Miami Dolphins set out to dominate the 2020 NFL Draft by shear volume of picks. Trade up to #3? Trade up from #18 to get that much needed Tackle? All distinct possibilities. For now, we are beginning to settle on ...
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Recollected Dozen, Game 1:  1999 Miami @ Boston College

Recollected Dozen, Game 1: 1999 Miami @ Boston College

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This is part of a series on Canes football games that have been lost to history. Information on the series including other articles is available here.  The Year The year is 1999. President Bill Clinton is in the penultimate year of his presidency. The week of October 23rd, 1999 saw Smooth by Santana featuring Rob ...
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Recollected Dozen, Game 2: 1988 Miami @ Michigan

Recollected Dozen, Game 2: 1988 Miami @ Michigan

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This is part of a series on Canes football games that have been lost to history. Information on the series including other articles is available here.  The Year The year is 1988. President Ronald Reagan is in the final year of his presidency. The week of September 17th, 1998 saw Sweet Child O- Mine by ...
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Miami Dolphins

Going Rogue: Three Round Miami Dolphins Draft

What if the upcoming Dolphins' draft goes against expectations? The word "mock" as an adjective; and perhaps in the context of a sports draft would be defined as "arranged for training or practice, or performed as a demonstration" That could be why you see hundreds of them from prognosticators far and wide. The word mock ...
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Season In Review: Kendrick Nunn

Season In Review: Kendrick Nunn

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The NBA season isn't over yet, though it appears to be trending that way. For the purpose of this exercise, let's assume the plug has been pulled. We have a large enough sample to evaluate what went down, and what we should expect moving forward. For the next [insert time frame here], I'll be reviewing ...
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Recollected Dozen, Game 3: 2005 Miami @ Clemson

Recollected Dozen, Game 3: 2005 Miami @ Clemson

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This is part of a series on Canes football games that have been lost to history. Information on the series including other articles is available here.  The Year The year is 2005. President George W. Bush is in the first year of his final term in office. The week of September 17th, 2005 saw Gold ...
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Recollected Dozen, Game 4: 2004 Louisville @ Miami

Recollected Dozen, Game 4: 2004 Louisville @ Miami

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This is part of a series on Canes football games that have been lost to history. Information on the series including other articles is available here.  The Year The year is 2004. President George W. Bush is in the final year of his first term as president. The week of September 29th, 2012 saw Goodies ...
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THE EXTRA YARD: What's Real in Dolphins Rumors?

THE EXTRA YARD: What’s Real in Dolphins Rumors?

So, what are they doing now? Trading up for Joe Burrow? Cool. Oh, staying put for Justin Herbert? Nice. (Not really) Oh, I got it. They are trading up to #3 for Tua Tagovailoa. Nah. A trade down for Jordan Love is likely. Makes some sense. Confused yet? I'm not. What has happened this offseason ...
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