Dolphins reportedly interested in LB Avery Williamson

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  1. ANMoore

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    Yup. I am in favor of three safety play. But we're obviously missing that third piece where James fits the bill.

    Sort of like what Barron does for the rams now

    I loved Burke the first 1/3 of the season. Things got questionable from there on out but I'll reserve judgement bc that offense was killing games and t.o.p
     
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    I was hoping for Tahir Whitehead from the Lions but anything helps
     
  3. miamiron

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    The same reason we have two strong safeties and 3 defensive right ends
    No other team will have a clue what type of defense we will run
     
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    We really need to re-sign William Hayes if he's healthy.

    I know we have 4 somewhat-starting ends (Quinn, Harris, Wake, Branch), but he was our best run stuffer last year before he went out, and with Suh gone we're going to need him.
     
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    This just in: Dolphins interested in every available free agent as long as they are over the age of 28, don't fit our scheme, and want to be paid like a top 5 player.
     
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  6. RedWhiteNBlue

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    Actually he is a thumper and needs time on coverage skills from all the reports I read. Mans scared of no one and tackles hard and fadt.
     
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    Actually what I've been hearing is they want younger players in free agency that can fit what the coaches want to do. They're not supposed to be going after the kids of free agents that they went after in the past. We'll see if it's true or not but that's what I've been told

    Ozzy rules!!
     
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    I am really hoping for Edmunds or Smith, if Mayfield or Nelson arent there (yea thats right ill take a guard at 11 if he is the next Zach Martin)
     
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    Avery just turned 26 tho
     
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    Raekwon McMillan is a Mike. Kiko has greater versatility and can play the Will. I think that we need to draft a Sam like Edmunds.
    Make no mistake, if Raekwon comes back fully healthy as we expect, he's the future defensive leader and he'll be the Mike. Raekwon's reputation is one of natural leadership. Urban Meyer had him leading his Defense at 19 and absolutely loved him. Apparently this was the first major injury that Raekwon's ever had. It will be interesting to see how he responds. Don't be surprised if he comes back tough and hungry to succeed.
     
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    Forget McMillan. He's gonna be on the punt team in pre-season liked last pre season.
     
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    Serious question: did you think my post was to be taken literally?
     
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    New master plan of playing every LB at MLB; it's a new defensive strategy that Mike Tannenbaum devised based on his first name.
     
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    No, haha. Just being a smart arse
     
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    Yah I know that's the report on him, I personally don't see thumper though. He's a strong kid but he's not built thick. And his coverage skills can be fixed, the natural athleticism and speed he has can't be coached.
     
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    Well with Suh on his way out
    I would think Vita Vea would get some consideration at #11
     
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    Rumors I've seen are that Williamson prefers to go to a team that runs a 4 man front
     
  18. RedWhiteNBlue

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    Id like to see Hewitt and him be starters all year long if this truely the route we are going. A better DC would be the best change. Not a believer in Burke.
     
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    Because our FO doesn’t know what the **** it’s doing. That’s why.
     
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    I'm relatively certain Williamson is a better all-around player than Tahir Whitehead.
     
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    Like basically every rookie does when they come into the NFL.
     
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    Even if we do sign a LB like Williamson, Roquan Smith at 11 would be an absolute steal. Both provides depth and lets us be versatile
     
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    Highly doubt James lasts till 11.
     
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    As much I like Vea I don’t think he is in play for us. If they wanted a run stuffing DT then I would think they would have acquired Shelton from the Browns (later dealt to the Pats) in the Landry deal.
     
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    I'm good with Williamson, Wilson, and a couple of free agent interior linemen. Opens up #11 for a QB or BPA (Derwin James) and #42 for a TE.
     
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    I have a feeling Vea is going to be much more than just a run stuffing DT
    as you can see he can lineup anywhere across the line

    He lined up at Defensive tackle 308 times,nose tackle 116 times,and defensive end 108 times

    and can pressure the QB more so than a run stuffing DL
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    Don’t get me wrong I like him a lot but that moving around stuff is college ball not the pros. His only move is the Bull Rush, which is impressive as heck to watch the way he uproots guards. His sacks in the pros will come from QB’s making the mistake of stepping up into his path.
     
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    We can agree to disagree
     
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    Not projected starters, much less 2nd round picks.
     
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    Any word on this front?
     

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