We bring back our annual look at the Miami Dolphins' roster heading into training camp, a series we call 90-in-90. Over the next 90 days (or a few more as roster changes happen), we will take a look at each individual player on the roster, review what they did in 2014 either in the NFL or in college, then take a look at how they might progress or regress this season, and the chances that player will make the roster.
2014 was McCain's first year with the Dolphins. He was an undrafted free agent.
McCain appeared in 10 games and saw mostly special teams play. He recorded 5 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 blocked punt.
Why he might progress:
McCain flashed some potential last season. He should see a lot more playing time whether he is starting or playing as a backup.
He has good size and is plenty athletic. He can drop into coverage or rush the passer. He just needs playing time and could turn into a star player for the Dolphins. McCain was a hidden gem, props to general manager Dennis Hickey.
Why he might regress:
McCain is still very raw. There will be some growing pains. Will need to wait a couple of years for him to fully develop.
Chances he makes the 53-man roster:
McCain will be on the roster when the 2015 season begins. He should be one of the starting linebackers if he plays solid in the preseason.
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