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With all the speculation about Brandon Albert joining the Dolphins, it shows how many different ways we actually can go.

Option #1

Send our first 2nd round pick to KC for Albert and sign him to a long term deal. Then trade back with Houston and get their first and second round pick. This solidifies our O-Line by providing Ryan Tannehill with the protection he needs, but it also get us back a second round pick and Houston can get a receiver they want without having to wait behind StL and MIN who each have two first round picks and will almost certainly will take a receiver.

Option #2

Stay put at 12. This could be dangerous because while their are good players most likely available, most will be a reach. No tackle worth the pick will be available and every corner is a reach except Dee Milliner who most likely won't be available. A pick I would be happy with is probably Tyler Eifert. He would be a really good red zone target, which the Phins lack. Drafting a corner or two in the second and third round and a pass rusher would make sense, but the O-Line has to be addressed.

Option #3

Trade up for Dee Milliner or Lane Johnson, and sign Eric Winston (only if we draft Milliner). This would allow the Dolphins to either have an OK line for a year or two or a great line for years to come, but then sacrifice the secondary. I do not think trading up is the way to go in this draft, especially with the talent in this draft and the needs the Dolphins have.

IMO I think option 1 is the best option, though we don't have to trade back with Houston, maybe Minnesota doesn't want to wait behind St. Louisfor a receiver, or Dallas really likes Kenny Vaccaro or Tavon Austin. We'll see, either way I can't wait for the season and draft day. Go Phins.

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Phinsider's writers or editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of The Phinsider writers or editors.

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