Who are the Dolphins Top 10 Players?

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  1. SF Dolphin Fan

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    Just thought I'd survey the board. Here's my list.

    1. Suh --- Dominant, productive even with double-teams and durable.
    2. Landry --- Heart and soul of offense. Durable. Must curb dumb penalties.
    3. Wake --- Play slipped a bit IMO, but still had 10 1/2 sacks.
    4. Jones --- I went back and forth between Wake and Jones, but Wake made more big plays.
    5. Tannehill -- Slightly above average qb in my book.
    6. Stills --- Now that was a good trade. High character as well.
    7. Howard --- Looks like an elite corner down the stretch.
    8. Drake -- Pretty complete back with share of big plays.
    9. Alonso --- I know some won't list him.
    10. James -- I think he may have been the teams' best offensive lineman.

    Just Missed:
    Pouncey
    Tunsil
    Godchaux
    Tankersley
    Lippett

    Thoughts?
     
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    Landry
    Tannehill
    Wake
    Suh
    Howard
    Pouncey when healthy
    Stills
    Jones

    at this point its hard to pick 2 more so I'll just go with Tunsil based on upside and Tankersly
     
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    I am a longtime brasher of Bobby McCain, but he deserves to be on the just missed list. He Showed a significant improvement.
     
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    allsilverdreams Starter Finheaven VIP Donator

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    Top 10 ouch.
    Suh
    Jones
    Landry
    Tanny
    Drake
    Wake
    Stills
    Howard
    Phillips
    James
    That was not easy
     
  5. J. David Wannyheimer

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    I'd have to go with:

    Suh
    Howard
    Jones
    Phillips (!)
    Wake
    Tannehill
    Drake (!)
    Stills
    Landry
    Parkey


    I'm sure I would change my mind on several of these if you asked me later, but I think that's a pretty reasonable grouping.
     
  6. Kdawg954

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    1. Suh
    2. Tannehill
    3. Landry
    4. Pouncey
    5. Jones
    6. Howard
    7. Stills
    8. Wake
    9. Drake
    10. Phillips

    We need to see Harris, Tunsil, Mcmillan and Parker be definitives on this list next year. Wouldn't hurt if Alonso/Branch make an attempt either.
     
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  7. jbyrd850

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    Don't feel like listing 4 solid players and 6 scrubs.

    The JACKSONVILE JAGUARS have more talent than this team and it isn't even close.

    If that doesn't piss you off or make you upset then I don't know what will.

    I'd bet my life savings that over the next 10yrs this organization will make the playoffs 2x tops, probably won't even win a playoff game and we will have a roster full of scrubs.

    How can a team pick at the top of the first round for a decade and literally not have one, literally not one single player on the roster that is an all pro. I'll tell you how, THE MIAMI DOLPHINS that's how.
     
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    pro-football-reference's top ten for 2017 according to their "approximate value" metric:

    1. 47 Kiko Alonso 27 LB 16 16 238 6-3 Oregon 8/14/1990 4 8 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 46th pick / 2013 $1,075,000
    2. 91 Cameron Wake 35 DE 16 16 236 6-2 Penn St. 1/30/1982 8 8 $6,875,000
    3. 20 Reshad Jones* 29 S 16 16 215 6-2 Georgia 2/25/1988 7 7 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 163rd pick / 2010 $950,000
    4. 14 Jarvis Landry 25 WR 16 16 205 6-0 LSU 11/28/1992 3 7 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 63rd pick / 2014 $893,852
    5. 93 Ndamukong Suh 30 DT 16 16 307 6-4 Nebraska 1/6/1987 7 7 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2010 $9,985,000
    6. 50 Andre Branch 28 DE 14 14 260 6-4 Clemson 7/14/1989 5 6 Jacksonville Jaguars / 2nd / 38th pick / 2012 $2,900,000
    7. 25 Xavien Howard 24 CB 16 16 201 6-0 Baylor 7/4/1993 1 6 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 38th pick / 2016 $728,547
    8. 51 Mike Pouncey 28 C 16 16 311 6-5 Florida 7/24/1989 6 6 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 15th pick / 2011 $7,950,000
    9. 10 Kenny Stills 25 WR 16 16 194 6-1 Oklahoma 4/22/1992 4 6 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 144th pick / 2013 $1,975,000
    10. 94 Lawrence Timmons 31 LB 14 14 234 6-1 Florida St. 5/14/1986 10 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 15th pick / 2007 $1,000,000
    10. 67 Laremy Tunsil 23 LT 15 15 310 6-5 Mississippi 8/2/1994 1 6
     
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    Suh
    Jones
    Landry
    Tannehill
    Wake
    Stills
    Drake
    Parkey
    Howard
    James
     
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    Here is how that stat works by the way, explained by pro-football-reference themselves...

    "I'd rather admit ignorance than pretend to know. So where that leaves me is with defensive players being treated somewhat similarly to offensive linemen. That is, while stats will figure into it to some extent, a defensive player's rating will be largely based on how many games he played, how many games he started, how good his team was defensively, and whether he garnered any all-pro or pro bowl honors."

    So yeah...
     
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    I know nobody wants to admit that kickers are football players who impact football games, but Cody Parkey belongs on all of these lists. He was outstanding this season.
     
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    Although he played only a few games....no one added TJ McDonald.
     
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    Yea I went more positional with my list so I left him out. He obviously was one of the 10 best Dolphins in 2017.
     
  14. J. David Wannyheimer

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    Honestly? That's because I thought that -- on the whole -- our defense played better ball with Nate Allen and Reshad Jones than with Reshad Jones and TJ McDonald.
     
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    Interesting.......I wonder if TJ McDonald wouldn't excel at LB? Thoughts
     

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