2012 NFL Draft Grades: Teams Who Hit Home Runs on Day 3

April 29, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While the first two days of the NFL draft are some of the most exciting, Day 3 isn't shabby itself.
The third day features the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh rounds. These four rounds carry some of the biggest mysteries, but players that can very much become huge pieces to any team's future success.
It will remain to be seen how these late-round picks will end up being, but for now, these teams seemed to come away with some of the better picks on Day 3.
Miami Dolphins
Selections: No. 97 (R4) Lamar Miller, RB, Miami; No. 183 (R6): B.J. Cunningham, WR, MSU
The Dolphins seemed focused on offense this draft, adding a new quarterback in Ryan Tannehill and an offensive tackle in Jonathan Martin in the second and third rounds, respectively.
They continued that pattern on Day 3, most notably grabbing Hurricanes running back Miller, who was originally seeming to be a first- or second-round pick. Without a doubt, that pick was a steal for the Dolphins....

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