Off-Season Predictions

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  1. hoops

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    I can live with a meniscus. Not sure why it would take him out an entire season.

    Right now for what i have seen to date he’s the lead dog bpa at 11 and the pick i would make

    I can see why he sat out the bowl game
     
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    I can see Mayfield going as well and fully expect that Oklahoma beast LT. Leaves us Ward, Minkah or Derwin. Cheers!
     
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    Minkah falling is the dream. Wow he's gonna be good. One of the few players that I do not care what he does at the combine. Saw everything I need to know watching Bama roll. Ultimate chess piece. Should go top 5.

    This guy will get more love as the process continues:

     
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    Someone will get pushed up if Darnold doesn’t come out. But I’m gonna bet it’s not mayfield. That size that speed and that system he comes from the primary reasons.

    I like ward but I think he’s a nickel ideal fit and I don’t love that value top 12. Good player though
     
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    Figure Browns Broncos Jets probably go QB. Giants should go QB but may decide make 2 year run with Eli. Cards & Bengals may move up - they are in striking distance.
     
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    What also helps is that would think Chicago tries to get Trubisky an offensive weapon and Denver also goes offense. Colts picked Hooker last year, they should go OL to protect Luck or DL.
     
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    James will probably be there. Minkah will go high but a Lt or 2 will always be taken high. QBs too
     
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    The UCF QB (McKenzie Milton) is only a Sophomore this year. He's only 5'11, but the kid can ball, has a great arm and football smarts. He reminds me of Drew Brees. Anyone not familiar with him, only needs to watah the Peach Bowl again to see what UCF has. He's a stud.

    Someone else posted about the "one armed defensive player" Shaquem Griffin is another stud that plays all over the D-line. He was named MVP of the Peach Bowl after recording 12 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and coming off the edge on the play that led to Stidham's final interception. He was in their backfield all day long. He does only have one arm, but it doesn't stop him from being productive and disruptive. Some NFL team will give him a look for sure.
     
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    But is he a Corner or a SS or a FS?

    Ozzy rules!!
     
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    Corner. He could literally play any position in the back end of a defense. Boundary is the premium position though ... and he locks it down there with the best of them.

    Versatility like he's got gives DCs the vapours. He's what everyone should be hoping for because he's probably the safest bet to deliver at the next level of the whole lot. We suck in the first round ... let's hit with that pick for once.
     
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    This was a year ago


    This was in April


    He also played the whole season without incident...knee won't be an issue.

    As far as his play on the field...Jimbo checked out after the Miami loss and so did a lot of players. James was one of them...big future ahead, why waste on a season that was going nowhere when you have top 10 potential. I will also say that Kelly was an awful DC.
     
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    I'm looking for multiple players from that D to fall. Highly ranked out of high school and didn't live up to the hype because of coaching and a team that lost interest after their QB went down. Nnadi, Sweat, McFadden, Pugh ... I'll take any of them depending on the round. They're all better than they played last year. But taking a guy (possibly SS?) who underperformed and possibly phoned it in for the majority of a season at 11? I don't love it.
     
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    btw, for those who want him as our DC

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    The Bears interviewed DC Vic Fangio for their head-coaching vacancy on Wednesday.

    It's probably just a token hire for Fangio. Although he's an excellent coordinator, Fangio has never really been in head-coach conversations over the years, though he was reportedly upset with the 49ers a few years back when they hired Jim Tomsula over him. Fangio then left the Niners and joined the Bears. Fangio is a talent maximizer. His unit was No. 10 in total defense this year.

    Ozzy rules!!
     
  14. J. David Wannyheimer

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    From everything I've heard, there's really not a chance he's going to fall to us. NFL talent evaluators value top tier CB prospects so much that I can't fathom he'd make it out of the top ten. Cleveland picks twice in the top four, and I bet that's where the poor guy's going to wind up.
     
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    Yeah, I know. A girl can dream.
     
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    That would be awesome, especially getting Manning for the Dolphins.
    I hope you'll turn into a prophet by the end of the off-season.
     
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    Seeing Vic fangio turn that unit into a top 10 defense and knowing we won’t go after him like Wade philips last year makes me sad
     
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    Exactly...i was thinking for 3rd and long that instead of nickel we have this; it felt like we got defenses into 3rd and long but couldn't stop them regularly. What a huge difference that would make
     
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    Living in new jersey all sport radio talk is whether giants draft Qb first and keep Eli to groom him or draft Qb and try and trade Eli. Of course Eli has no trade clause so he would have to ok trade.
     
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    A big bold prediction?........Landry will leave in free agency and we will draft Sutton or Ridley at 11. Not saying that's what I want. I'm saying that will happen

    Ozzy rules!!
     
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    1. No DBs drafted in the first two days.
    2. Front office sucks it up and drafts an OG with a high pick.
    3. No WRs drafted until day three.
    4. Kaepernick signed to back up Tannehill.
     
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    All 3 at a high level, but I like him at FS the most
     
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    Now we're talking. That's the correct philosophy. Don't get paralyzed by specifics when broad brush logic is available. Imagine how much better the Dolphins would have been recently if they had applied that type of thinking. Throw away the tape.

    Florida State actually wasn't that bad. By far the most underrated team in the country at season's end. I had to laugh when Canes fans on a different board tried to pretend the Seminoles were in disarray and would get blown out in the bowl game. Meanwhile, Florida State allowed only 5.8 YPA, which was third for third in the country and significantly better than the Canes.
     
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    He is this year's Jalen Ramsey
     
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    Darnold and Rosen both are entering the draft.

    I like Q. Nelson at 11. He fills a huge need and is strong and nasty. Like Reminds me of Ritchie, but with more brains. Highlights how that Nelson plays full on until the whistle blows.

    My only concern is who we get to coach the o-line. Nelson shouldn't have to come here and regress. Hire a OL coach to get these guys coached up.
     
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    So you really think an entire team’s success, and team’s win-loss record, is based only on what Tannehill does in 2018? C’mon man, get real. I guess nothing else’s matters for a team’s success, except the QB?
     
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    Well all his supporters say Miami makes the playoffs this year if Tannehill was healthy. So which is it?
     
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    I dunno, maybe if our defense steps it up, and we get better LB’s instead of Kiko and some better defensive backs, an improved offensive and defensive line, that might improve our playoff chances?? If you (or his supporters) think Tannehill’s health alone is going to get us to the playoffs, you’re a litte naive.
     
  29. J. David Wannyheimer

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    In fairness, some of that is because Tannehill is a good quarterback, and a lot of it is because Cutler stunk on ice for most of the season. Like that first Bills game or the Bucs game... the team didn't even need good quarterback play in those, it just needed something better than a dumpster fire.

    Would better QB play have taken us to the playoffs again? Maybe. I don't know. Our defense is pretty, pretty, pretty bad.

    Hell, I don't even know what we're arguing here.
     
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    Theres a lot of Derwin James love...guy has 3 ints in his career. No thank you he always reminded me of Taylor Mays from USC.
     
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    Taylor Mayes changed direction like an aircraft carrier
     
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    He played like absolute **** this season for the most part. Had a better second half of the season, but not near the level of Fitzpatrick who is consistently great and always brings it.

    Jaquan Johnson was the best safety in the ACC this year.
     
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    This would no longer surprise me. The lasting image from Landry this season is going to leave an ugly taste in the mouths of the FO. We already know that Gase is furious.

    Typical Dolphins to turn a huge strength into a huge need and spend a first round pick on it.
     
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    If the tapes I saw of derwin James this year was playing like **** I’d sure like to see what a good game looks like.

    I liked Johnson also at the u but he isn’t coming out. A little undersized. Liked him though also like de chad Thomas but probably as a 4th round value

    Top 75 Jaquan Johnson top 100 Chad thomas

    Thomas as a rotational 43 de
     
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    I seriously doubt Miami chases Jimmy G
     
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    No arguing really. Just responding that If Tannehill has his best season ever this year I think Miami will be at least 11-5 not 9-7 considering his best season so far is 27 and 12. I think it’s not unreasonable Tannehill can have a 30 and 10 season
     
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    And yet you still want to replace him.

    Smh

    I think a 100 qbr is on tbe table with tanny in 2018
     
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    Because 30 and 10 is more than likely the outlier with Tannehill and not the norm.
     
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    Ok I like tannehill and think he succeeds if we invest in the OL and give him time.

    That said, I think tabbenbaum tries to work a deal with Cleveland. Tannehill+something for one of those top QBs in the draft.

    I don’t think it happens. But the guy is a wheeler dealer. Tannehill has a cap friendly contract and is a huge upgrade and known quantity for Cleveland. Plus a new QB gives tannenbaum 2 years of excuses built into his job.
     
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    I really like Tannehill, but I wouldn't be opposed to Josh Rosen, at all..
     

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