When is the last time the Miami Dolphins had an elite safety? My mind races back through the years and, to be perfectly honest, I have to go all the way back to the 70’s with Jake Scott and Dick Anderson to find a top-shelf player at that position. Read More
As a player Bryan Cox may have talked the talk but he definitely walked the walk. The first thing many remember about the former Dolphins linebacker is a particular gesture that he made to Bills fans in 1993. However, what many fail to remember is that after firing his team up for that big game, on the second play from scrimmage Cox threw aside two blockers and sacked Jim Kelly setting the tone for a dominant defensive performance and a 22-13 Dolphins win in Orchard Park, N.Y.
- The Fins could trade down
- The Fins could trade up
- The Fins could trade out of the first round altogether
Let’s have some fun and discuss some of those possibilities as well as look back in history at some of the big draft-day trades in Dolphins History.
The state of Florida has always been known for producing elite NFL defensive backs from the in-state colleges. The University of Miami has sent Ed Reed, Antrel Rolle and the late Sean Taylor to the NFL. Florida has produced former Dolphin safety Louis Oliver and current Browns cornerback Joe Haden. Not to be outdone, FSU can boast of Deion Sanders and LeRoy Butler.