All the turmoil that has swirled around Miami in 2013 hasn’t been enough to obscure the fact that the Dolphins have made strides this season, are still in the playoff hunt, and still see a bright future for their top overall pick in 2013, Dion Jordan. While Jordan has flashed in limited reps, the athletic ability is there, and he should expect to play a bigger role in 2014.
And while he’ll have help from a new draft class, it’s fair to say Miami’s improvement won’t have the Dolphins drafting anywhere as close to the top of the board as last season.
Todd McShay released his first 2014 mock draft Wednesday, and identified the biggest areas of need for the Dolphins as offensive tackle, defensive tackle and cornerback. Here’s who McShay believes will provide the best fit for Miami in Round 1.