A decision that has been expected for a while now, Miami Hurricanes running back Duke Johnson announced Sunday that he is entering the NFL draft.
Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
It’s a poorly-kept secret that the Seattle Seahawks don’t mind taking a penalty flag or two for pass interference or defensive holding in exchange for five or six no-calls on borderline plays. Supposedly, the NFL will be cracking down on physical play in the defensive backfield. If true-and that’s a big if-it could mean even bigger numbers for the quarterbacks.
Don Jones, after being excused from all team activities for his comments on social media about the first openly gay player to be drafted, is back with the team.
Miami has five picks in the last four rounds and is the market for help at linebacker and in the secondary.
The Miami Dolphins made several dozen phone calls and traded picks three times to add a receiver and an offensive lineman in the NFL draft Friday.
The Miami Dolphins traded up to select North Dakota State tackle Billy Turner in the third round of the NFL draft Friday.
The Miami Dolphins traded down twice before selecting Louisiana State receiver Jarvis Landry in the second round of the NFL draft Friday.
With the clock ticking, the Miami Dolphins selected Ja’Wuan James in the 2014 NFL Draft.
The 2014 NFL draft kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. and while every draft is important, this one is a bit crucial for the Miami Dolphins.