Meet Minkah

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  1. NBP81

    NBP81 Yippi ka yay mother******! Finheaven VIP Donator

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    Found a good vid of Minkah on youtube and well, the Fins have lacked that exact player for a long time now. Welcome to Miami!

     
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    He has the feel of future HOF. Best pick Dolphins have made in awhile...

    Seems like their strategy of talking up QBs worked to push premium talent to them.

     
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    Didn't really research him much during draft process, but the more I see of him he has the intangibles of a superstar. His work ethic reminds me of Cam Wake. He will make an immediate impact on this team.
     
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    So Minkah at FS and slot? I wonder if we use TJ at lb at all? We're thin there if we don't
     
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    And you have to think that with the connection to Alabama, Gase knows what kind of player to expect... A+ pick for me although he wasnt my first choice...
     
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    liking the pick more and more. I was thinking it was Trumain for sure, but glad we went with a slam dunk prospect. Happy Rosen didn't fall to us.
     
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    He takes care of 2 positions. A young Safety and allows TJ to move up as OLB.
    I like it.
     
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    Here's the full video. Cool story

     
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    He's going to be a decade-long enforcer in the defense. Miami does not go wrong with this pick.

    TJ McDonald is expendable, or moves to linebacker.
     
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    LB. You don't get rid of him.
     
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    "An alpha dog does not need to bark. He just bites. He acts and people will follow." -Minkah
     
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    BenchFiedler Undrafted Pro-Bowler

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    Well... I Called it.. All of you were thinking LB/QB and I knew we had more safeties visits than LB's and QB's combined.
     
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    Love the pick! Every draft lately there seems to be a DB guy who is just lights-out talented football player. Guys like Honeybadger, Marcus Peters, and this year I saw that guy being Minkah Fitzpatrick.

    Minkah is a guy with size and speed, length and explosion, hitting and tackling, intelligence and vocal leadership, ability to play in the box and up top as a true free safety, as a pass rusher and my favorite, a guy who can produce takeaways. We need those.

    He is a guy who can play slot and greatly improve our coverage of TE's, coverage of shifty slot WR's, tackling in the passing game and run game, and provides a lot of versatility. Scheme-wise, he can float between interchangeable safety like we prefer to use while giving us another good box solution and really our only true single-high safety, but he can seamlessly shift into a nickel slot or dime coverage LB. This is a fantastic pick. While I was not a fan of Jabril Peppers, Minkah Fitzpatrick is a guy who can legitimately play NB, FS, SS, and LB allowing us to shift defensive looks without changing personnel. Love it. And, it really opens up our ability to play TJ McDonald as a LB.

    Super pick. Finally, we stayed in the sweet spot and took the best player available who also very nicely fit our needs with versatility to cover multiple problems we have. A+ pick, love the person, love the player, love the pick.
     
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    Can anyone give a good comparison? Honeybadger? Sounds like everyone is thinking we got great value with him at 11
     
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