NFL Draft Grades 2010: Miami Dolphins Report Card

April 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Grade: B+

When looking at the Miami Dolphins' 2010 NFL Draft, you have to take a few things into consideration. The Miami Dolphins spent their second-round pick this year on wide receiver Brandon Marshall.
Marshall is arguably one of the top 3-5 receivers in the league and will instantly help out young quarterback Chad Henne.

Entering the draft, Miami owned the 12th overall selection. Wanting back into the second round, Dolphins traded their pick to San Diego. Here's how that deal looked:

San Diego gets:
#12 overall: RB Ryan Mathews
#110 overall: S Darrell Stuckey
#173 overall: SD traded this selection to San Francisco

Miami gets:
#28 overall
#40 overall
#126 overall
LB Tim Dobbins

With that trade, even before their first selection, Miami added to players that would play crucial parts in the team's future. With the addition of Brandon Marshall providing an offensive playmaker, the wide receiver need had bee...

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