This week, everyone seems to have a rumor about the Miami Dolphins and a theory about what they are going to do in this year’s draft. The truth is, this is exactly what the Dolphins want. They do not want anyone to know if they are trading up, or down, or sideways (wait, what?). They don’t want other teams to know what players they are really interested in. This time of year is very much like a game of poker. Teams hold their cards close and try not to tip there hand….there is a lot of bluffing going on…..and there is a lot of luck involved.
We are now just 1 day away from the draft, so the rumors are REALLY flying now. However, a few different reports have surfaced indicating that the Dolphins might be willing to trade up into the top 10 of the draft. No one seems to know exactly whom they would be trading up for. BUT, if the Dolphins are going to trade up, it would only make sense to do so for a left tackle, right? I mean, the Branden Albert trade is still a possibility, but if that doesn’t happen, there is still a huge hole at tackle for the Dolphins and they will have lost assets that could have been used to acquire one. (UPDATE @ 10:30AM – Armando Salguero is reporting that the talks between the Dolphins and Chiefs is back on track and heating up