The Miami Dolphins are within the midst of a rebuild and it’ll proceed to point out with their alternatives within the 2019 NFL Draft.
With the firing of head coach Adam Gase and bringing in new coach Brian Flores, it marked a brand new day for the Miami Dolphins. Gase, like many earlier than him, had a singular strategy to staff constructing that preached tradition. Sadly that additionally meant letting most of the finest gamers on the staff go. The id Gase was searching for was a noble one however it simply didn’t pan out for the Dolphins.
Flores, the previous defensive coordinator for the New England Patriots, will try to step in in Gase’s absence. Coming from the “college of Belichick”, Flores will preach tradition like Gase. However in contrast to his predecessor, Flores understands that getting the tradition the way in which he desires it doesn’t imply rid the staff of the blokes who don’t match. As an alternative, it’s about establishing an id from the highest down.
Miami enters the 2019 NFL Draft in an odd spot. their roster, there are some gems however general it’s a roster that’s missing expertise. There are little expectations for this Dolphins staff to win instantly. They’ll go for a long run view for staff constructing. The Dolphins signed Ryan Fitzpatrick to be their bridge quarterback subsequent season. That signing shouldn’t take them out of the quarterback market on this yr’s draft, however all indicators coming from the staff are that they may journey with Fitzpatrick and dip into the 2020 class.
The staff additionally introduced in cornerback Eric Rowe in an underrated transfer. Rowe has familiarity with Flores from his time with the Patriots and provides the Dolphins a stable unit on the again finish of their protection. On offense, Fitzpatrick will throw to tight finish Dwayne Allen, one other former Patriot, and former first-round decide DeVante Parker. Miami opted to deliver Parker again on what’s an primarily a one-year cope with an choice to go to 2. Parker can have an opportunity to rewrite his profession which is at present seen as a bust.
There are many wants for this staff, on each side of the ball. The Dolphins misplaced some proficient gamers this offseason to free company and Flores has a troublesome job forward. Right here is how they will use their draft capital to kick off a rebuild. This mock draft was achieved utilizing The Draft Community’s mock draft simulator and their predictive board.