2010 NFL Draft: Miami Dolphins Go For Defensive Depth On Final Day

April 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After spending Friday addressing some needs with outside linebacker Koa Misi and guard John Jerry, the Miami Dolphins spent the final day of this year's draft focusing on defensive depth.

Entering the day with seven picks, the Dolphins finished with just five following a few trade-ups.

First, the Dolphins gave up the No. 126 pick and No. 179 pick for the Dallas Cowboys' 119th pick to select Iowa linebacker A. J. Edds.

Later, Miami sent No. 174 and No. 219 to Washington for No. 163, used on Georgia safety Reshad Jones.

In all, the Dolphins added linebacker A. J. Edds (Iowa), cornerback Nolan Carroll (Maryland), safety Reshad Jones (Georgia), linebacker Chris McCoy (Middle Tennessee State), and linebacker Austin Spitler (Ohio State).

A. J. Edds

Primarily a special teams player for the Hawkeyes as a true freshman in 2006, Edds earned Freshman All-Big Ten honors with nine tackles and a forced fumble.

Moving into a starting role a...

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