Last year, quarterbacks were the dominant theme heading into the NFL Draft with Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin, III leading the way. This year, it’s entirely possible a quarterback may not get drafted in the top 10 picks thanks to recent quarterback movements.
The Miami Dolphins victory on Sunday was a hollow one because the team was eliminated from the playoffs. But, the game was also an audition of sorts for left tackle Jonathan Martin and running back Reggie Bush.
Indianapolis’ Andrew Luck broke the NFL’s single-game rookie record by throwing for 433 yards in leading the Colts past Miami Dolphins 23-20 on Sunday.
With rookie quarterbacks and first-year coaches, the Indianapolis Colts and Miami Dolphins were thought to be two of the NFL’s bigger rebuilding projects.
If Ryan Tannehill is able to play this weekend, it will be a battle between two talented rookie quarterbacks when the Dolphins hit the road to take on the Colts.
A lot is expected of a top-10 draft pick, no matter their position. See who will do what once the season kicks off.
Last fall as the Miami Dolphins were stumbling to a winless start to the season, the popular cry was “Suck for (Andrew) Luck.” After two preseason games, Luck is showing why he was the number one pick, but the Dolphins’ pick is not far behind him.
When the Miami Dolphins chose rookie offensive left tackle Jonathan Martin out of Stanford, they knew he would be on a learning curve switching to right tackle. But with the release of the first depth chart, Martin seems to have won the Fins coaching staff over.
The last time a number one overall draft pick quarterback was making his way around Miami, the local television stations went into full fledged Peyton Manning overload coverage.
The NFL Draft is just days away and teams are putting out misinformation, fans are trying to figure out who their team will draft, and mock drafts rule cyber space and the sports networks. CBSMiami.com joins in the mix of mocks with its 2012 NFL Mock Draft.