clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

NFL Draft 2015: A look at the last 15 selections of the 14th overall pick

New, comments

The Miami Dolphins currently hold the 14th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. We look back at the last 15 selections made in that spot.

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

The 2015 NFL Draft is just 18 days away, with all 32 teams working to finalize their draft boards between now and then. The Miami Dolphins are looking to decide what they will do with the 14th overall pick: trade up to pick earlier in the night, trade back to add more picks later in the Draft, or just stay in place and pick whomever is available.

This afternoon, we take a look at the last 15 Drafts, and the player selected with the 14th overall pick.

2014 - Chicago Bears

Kyle Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech

Fuller started 14 games his rookie season, appearing in all 16. He recorded four interceptions, with 10 passes defensed, forced three fumbles, and 64 tackles. Fuller played through a hip injury and a broken hand during the season to lead all NFL rookie in interceptions.

2013 - Carolina Panthers

Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah

Lotulelei started all 16 games his rookie year, but missed time last year with a foot injury. Thus far into his career, Lotulelei has recorded one pass defense, five sacks, and 77 tackles.

2012 - St. Louis Rams

Michael Brockers, DT, LSU

Brockers missed three game his rookie season, but started all 32 contests the last two years. He has 11.5 sacks, 109 career tackles, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery. Brockers is entering his fourth year in the league, meaning he is in the same group as Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill, with the team's fifth-year option decision coming by next month.

2011 - St. Louis Rams

Robert Quinn, DE, North Carolina

Quinn has missed one game in his career, starting 47 of the 63 games in which he appeared. Playing right defensive end, Quinn has recorded 155 tackles, 45 sacks, 14 forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, and 11 passes defensed in his career. He was a 2013 and 2014 Pro Bowl selection, as well as a First-Team All Pro selection in 2013.

2010 - Seattle Seahawks

Earl Thomas, S, Texas

Thomas has started all 80 possible games in his career, though his availability for the start of the 2015 season could be in doubt after having offseason shoulder surgery. He has 467 tackles in his career, with 16 interceptions, 41 passes defensed, nine forced fumbles, and four fumble recoveries. He was selected to the Pro Bowl after the 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 seasons, and was a First-Team All Pro selection in 2012, 2013, and 2014.

2009 - New Orleans Saints

Malcolm Jenkins, CB, Ohio State

Jenkins spent the first five years of his career with the Saints, starting 63 games and playing in another eight. He began his career playing cornerback, but was moved to free safety in 2011. Jenkins signed a three-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles before the 2014 season, starting all 16 games last year. For his career, Jenkins has 443 tackles, 4.5 sacks, nine interceptions, three touchdowns, 52 passes defensed, seven forced fumbles, and six fumble recoveries, with an additional touchdown.

2008 - Chicago Bears

Chris Williams, OT, Vanderbilt

Williams has become a journeyman, spending time with the Bears, the St. Louis Rams, and the Buffalo Bills. He has played in 79 career games with 57 starts. He signed a four-year contract with the Bills last offseason.

2007 - New York Jets

Darrelle Revis, CB, Pittsburgh

Revis returns to the Jets for the 2015 season after a year with the New England Patriots and a year with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He originally signed with the Buccaneers in 2013 after a six year stint with the Jets. He has started 111 games in his career, only missing games during the 2012 season, his final year in his first Jets stint, after tearing his ACL in the second game of the year. He has 23 career interceptions, with three touchdown returns, 124 passes defensed, four forced fumbles, eight fumble recoveries, two sacks, and 394 tackles. He has been selected to six Pro Bowls, spanning 2008 to last year with only the injury shortened 2012 season keeping him from seven straight all-star appearances. He has also been a First-Team All Pro selection in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2014.

2006 - Philadelphia Eagles

Brodrick Bunkley, DT, Florida State

Bunkley spent his first five seasons with the Eagles, before a year with the Denver Broncos and the last three seasons with the New Orleans Saints. He has appeared in 130 career games, with 101 starts. He has recorded 240 career tackles, 8.5 sacks, nine passes defensed, one forced fumble, and three fumble recoveries.

2005 - Carolina Panthers

Thomas Davis, LB, Georgia

Davis has spent all 10 years of his career with the Panthers. He missed the entire 2010 season and most of the 2011 season due to injury, having played 117 games, with 99 starts. He has 745 tackles, with 17.5 sacks, six interceptions, 35 passes defensed, 13 forced fumbles, and five fumble recoveries. He has played both strong-side and weak-side linebacker for the Panthers over his career, and was briefly used as a strong safety.

2004 - Chicago Bears

Tommie Harris, DT, Oklahoma

Harris last played in the league in 2011 as a member of the San Diego Chargers. The seven years prior, he played for the Bears, appearing in 117 career games with 91 starts for the two clubs. He recorded 226 tackles, with 31.5 sacks, one interception, four passes defensed, six forced fumbles, and seven fumble recoveries. He was selected to the 2005, 2006, and 2007 Pro Bowls.

2003 - Chicago Bears

Michael Haynes, DE, Penn State

Haynes only spent three seasons in the league, playing in 16 games his rookie and sophomore seasons, then 11 games his third year. He was released in the 2006 preseason roster cuts, then signed with the New Orleans Saints for one game, in which he was inactive, before being released again. He signed with the New York Jets at the end of the preseason in 2007, but was released the next day. He recorded 61 tackles in his career, with 5.5 sacks, one interception, one touchdown, and one forced fumble.

2002 - New York Giants

Jeremy Shockey, TE, Miami

Shockey spent his first six years with the Giants before a three-year stint with the New Orleans Saints and one year with the Carolina Panthers. The trade of Shockey to the Saints garnered the Giants a second-round and a fifth-round Draft choice for the 2009 season. He caught 547 passes in his career, for 6,143 yards and 37 touchdowns. He was selected to the 2002, 2005, and 2006 Pro Bowls, and was a First-Team All Pro selection his rookie year as well.

2001 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Kenyatta Walker, OT, Florida

Walker spent six seasons with the Buccaneers, working primarily as a right tackle for the team. He started all 16 games for the team on the left side of the offensive line his rookie year, before moving to the right side for the remaining five seasons. The Buccaneers released Walker during the 2007 offseason, and he briefly signed with the Carolina Panthers, but was cut prior to the start of the 2007 season. He finished his career having played in 75 games, with 73 starts.

2000 - Green Bay Packers

Bubba Franks, TE, Miami

Franks spent eight years with the Packers before finishing his career with a one-year stint with the New York Jets. He played in 122 career games, with 98 starts, recording 262 receptions for 2,347 yards and 32 touchdowns. He was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2011, 2002, and 2003.