List of Miami Dolphins Player Meetings

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  1. ChambersWI

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    From Walter Football, since a lot of people don't travel to the draft forum

    Miami Dolphins:
    Justin Anderson, DL, UMass (PRO)
    Dri Archer, RB, Kent State (PRI)
    Ken Bishop, DL, Northern Illinois (LOC)
    Luke Bowanko, OL, Virginia (PRO)
    Carl Bradford, LB, Arizona State (PRI)
    Martavis Bryant, WR, Clemson (PRI)
    Ka'Deem Carey, RB, Arizona (COM)
    C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE, Iowa (SR)
    Marquis Flowers, LB, Arizona (PRI)
    Devonta Freeman, RB, Florida State (LOC)
    Phillip Gaines, DB, Rice (PRI)
    Jimmy Garoppolo, QB, Eastern Illinois (PRI)
    Seantrel Henderson, OL, Miami (LOC)
    Rob Herron, WR Wyoming (PRI)
    Brendon Kay, QB, Cincinnati (PRO)
    Cornelius Lucas, OL, Kansas State (PRI)
    Keon Lyn, DB, Syracuse (PRI)
    Tre Mason, RB, Auburn (COM)
    Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia (PRI/PRO)
    Eric Pinkins, DB, San Diego State (PRI)
    Caraun Reid, DL, Princeton (SR)
    Shaquille Richardson, DB, Arizona (PRI)
    Michael Schofield, OL, Michigan (INT)
    Garrett Scott, OL, Marshall (PRI)
    Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE, Washington (PRI)
    Sammy Seamster, DB, Middle Tennessee State (PRI)
    Will Sutton, DL, Arizona State (SR)
    Brandon Thomas, OL, Clemson (PRI*)
    Logan Thomas, QB, Virginia Tech (COM)
    Billy Turner, OL, North Dakota State (PRI)

    Key for what each means

    SR - Senior Bowl meeting.
    EW - East-West Shrine meeting.
    COM - Combine meeting.
    INT - Interested.
    VINT - Very Interested.
    PRO - Pro Day or campus meeting/workout.
    LOC - Local visit.
    PRI - Private visit.

    A lot of names you've never heard of or will not hear again on draft day. But these lists can be helpful in a few ways. Quite a few names I like for guys we've brought in for private workouts (Donte Moncrief has not been added to the list).

    To make it a bit easier, here are the private workouts of guys we've brought down to workout for the staff.
    Dri Archer (YES)
    Carl Bradford (YES)
    Martavious Bryant (YES)
    Marquis Flowers
    Phillip Gaines
    Jimmy Garoppolo
    Rob Herron
    Cornelious Lucas
    Aaron Murray
    Shaquille Richardson
    Garrett Scott
    Austin Sefarian-Jenkins
    Eric Pinksten
    Sammy Seamster
    Brandon Thomas (FeartheBeard's boy, but injured)
    Billy Turner (Silver's Boy)

    Also wouldn't be shocked to see a QB between rounds 3 and 5. Develop them as Tanny's backup, and if he doesn't take the jump we all expect/hope from him, you have somebody that could potentially compete with him (though a guy like Logan Thomas would be a HUGE project).

    Again, we may not end up with any of these guys. But it adds a nice talking point
     
  2. spiketex

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    Thanks ChambersWI for putting the whole lot together. I had seen some reports but it is interesting to see the lot. I'm also reminded that last year the only guy we drafted who actually came for a visit was Don Jones, who is more of a special teams player.
    The effect of bringing in a string of players was to determine that we didn't want them enough to draft them. Maybe Hickey is more straightforward but Ireland seemed to enjoy creating illusions.
    It is also interesting to note that the first 3 players we drafted, ie Dion Jordan, Jamar Taylor and Dallas Thomas all had significant injuries and were recovering from surgery and the 4th, Will Davis was obviously understrength for the NFL and would need time to get physically strong enough to compete. Maybe if we had invited some of these guys in for a private visit, the enthusiasm to draft them may have dissipated. I have no problems with picking one or two guys as projects, but the first 4 selected knowing that we would have to wait a year seems crazy.
     
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    I like all of the SEC QB's not named Manziel. Murray being my favorite.

    If Murray were still on the board in the 4th then Miami needs to give their pick serious deliberation.
     
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    Interesting that Murray is the only player with whom they had/have 2 meetings.
     
  5. Dr. Phin

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    It would be interesting to know whether we had the guys in that we drafted last year? Anybody know?
     
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    Here's a list put together by the Post Staff from last year.

    http://blogs.palmbeachpost.com/thedailydolphin/2013/04/01/running-list-of-nfl-draft-prospects-who-are-and-arent-visiting-or-working-out-for-the-miami-dolphins/

     
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    That's very useful thanks
     
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    And so from the list from last year, Ireland picked Sturgis...typical...

    ---------- Post added at 10:18 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:17 AM ----------

    It does show how little a connection there really is between who visits, and who actually gets picked...
     
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    And Jenkins. We went too gator happy
     
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    That's one way to look at it, but with a new GM it will be hard to anticipate what he will do.
    I am very interested to see how aggressive Hickey is in this draft going after the players he will "bang the table for".
     
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    And Michael Schofield is the only one we have listed as Interested IN. Miami has been doing their homework on him (He can play 4 positions on the OL).

    I'm not one of those saying to replace Tannehill but Murray if healthy is a guy I'd be willing to take a flyer on to develop. Smaller QB than you'd like but is a gamer. Could be a guy that we could trade for a pick down the road, or become a replacement if Tanny doesn't improve.

    Carl Bradford is a 2nd day prospect worth watching.
     
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    Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/sports-buzz/#storylink=cpy
     
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    Logan Thomas is a waste of time. He sucks.
     
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    Just to add to the list.

    Terrance Fede, Marist DE
    http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/...7/Marist-s-Terrence-Fede-work-out-Giants-Jets

    Spencer Long, Nebraska OG
    https://twitter.com/caplannfl/status/456483686704488448

    Mike McLafferty, Monmouth TE
    http://www.bigblueview.com/2014/4/9...workout-mike-mclafferty-monmouth-miles-austin

    Kevin Pamphile, Purdue OT
    https://twitter.com/TonyPauline/status/456096970428653568

    Levi Brown, Temple DT
    http://blogs.nfl.com/2014/03/12/temples-levi-brown-gets-look-from-chiefs-dolphins-dl-coaches/


    For wide receiver Cody Hoffman, Friday's pro day was an opportunity to improve on some things from the NFL Combine. "Mainly my jumps," said Hoffman, "I didn't jump as well as I wanted to at the combine, so I felt like I really put in a lot of work towards that to do better here, and I did. I feel like I came and got (it) accomplished."

    Between now and the May draft, players will schedule private workouts with teams that are interested in getting a closer look. Hoffman's agent said that Cody has workouts scheduled with the Atlanta Falcons and the Miami Dolphins.
    http://www.ksl.com/?sid=29064103

    Kadeem Edwards, Tennessee State OG
    http://www.nationalfootballpost.com...tml?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed

    Ja’Wuan James, Tennessee OT
    Marcus Roberson, Florida CB
    Eric Lora, Eastern Illinois WR
    Rodney Lamar, Northern Michigan LB
    http://miamiherald.typepad.com/spor...-bring-in-rising-tackle-prospect-fins-um.html
     
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    Interesting that we ended up with only one on that list....and it wssn't at the combine....guess we shouldn't read too much into it huh?

    Except perhaps positional interests.
     
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    so many players are spoken to at the combine, and other performance days. there are so many players o nthe boards... you try to really meet with and talk with many of them. it doesnt mean youre going to definitely draft the guy.... its all possibilities.
     
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    It is kind if weird that of that massive list, Billy Turner is the only one we ended up with. Makes you wonder...what's the point of all those meetings and less you truly have a strong interest.
     

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