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After the lockout, who should Miami target from the rookie Free Agent pool?

Discussion in 'Miami Dolphins Forum' started by SCall13, May 18, 2011.

  1. SCall13

    SCall13 ThePhins QB

    Not sure if anything like this has been posted. Haven't been on as much as I would like lately. My picks would be Noel Devine and Pat Devlin. Noel Devine is a smallish guy, and certainly not an every down player, but he would be a burner on returns, is extremely elusive and can be a weapon for our offense. This guy is a smaller version of Barry Sanders. Without a doubt, he has the ability to make some huge plays. Give him 8 to 12 touches a game and I guarantee we'll see some results. He's just too talented to pass up. He's a Florida guy, so we should have at least a slight advantage over other teams when it come to bringing him home. He's also shown his character issues are likely a thing of the past.

    Pat Devlin: Everyone wanted us to take a QB. Well, this guy was very good at Delaware. His completion percentage was well above 65% in his senior year and he has pretty good arm strength. Although I think Henne will be our starter, Devlin would be worth bringing in as a developmental guy who has some great tools, but will take a bit to adjust to the NFL.

    That's two guys I seriously hope Miami is going to make a strong push for. One (Devlin) is a developmental guy who I was surprised wasn't drafted. And the other (Devine - who I am also surprised wasn't drafted) is a guy who can be very very explosive for us on STs and on some occasional offensive plays.

    Thoughts? Opinions? Suggestions?
  2. padre31

    padre31 Premium Member Luxury Box

    Nov 22, 2007
    inching to 100k posts
    What I've heard:

    -Devlin's arm strength is in question
    -Devine has off the field stuff
  3. DHPVW

    DHPVW DuB addict

    Apr 1, 2010
    NIC GRIGSBY........PLEASE!! that's all I time for now, will reiterate at a later time
  4. xphinfanx

    xphinfanx Stay strong my friends.

    Nov 1, 2009
    Would be worth a look he could be a return guy but a extra RB never hurt.

    I would like to see them pick up Mark Herzlich. Might be a steal left over there.
  5. Uncle Rico

    Uncle Rico New Member

    Jun 8, 2008
    How about Will Hill, Safety from Florida. I remember reading somewhere that he had 1st-2nd round talent but major discipline/off field issues (his blog was full of win if you've seen it). If he gets his stuff together maybe could help on ST which we could still use.

    I agree Mark Herzlich would be worth a look too.
  6. NorFlaFin

    NorFlaFin Active Member

    Weslye Saunders TE from USC.
  7. padre31

    padre31 Premium Member Luxury Box

    Nov 22, 2007
    inching to 100k posts
    I'd like one of the UM backs that went undrafted, Cooper, Berry, Evans, Tuia we need a practice squad type of back who can give solid competition in TC imo.
  8. MrClean

    MrClean Inglourious Basterd Club Member

    Safety doesn't seem a big need and Wilson may be tried there first as well, but amongst UDFAs, Jeron Johnson, SS, Boise St, seems like as much a talent as anyone.

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