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Miami Dolphins trade Minkah Fitzpatrick to the Pittsburgh Steelers

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In another stunner, the Miami Dolphins have traded Minkah Fitzpatrick.

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The trade of Laremy Tunsil sent shockwaves. This will, too. Minkah Fitzpatrick has been traded by the Miami Dolphins to the Pittsburgh Steelers for a 1st round pick.

The 1st rounder is for 2020, a handsome prize as the Steelers are also 0-2 and have lost starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for the year to an elbow injury. Can the Dolphins flip the #11 2018 draft pick for something higher than #11 in 2020?

Things soured between Fitzpatrick and the Dolphins organization recently, and Miami allowed Minkah to seek a trade. According to various reports, Minkah had interest from at least half a dozen teams.

A cataclysmic shift in the Dolphins rebuild has begun, with 3 1st round picks in 2020. On one hand, that’s exciting. On the other hand, 2 of the last 4 1st round picks were just traded away in the last few weeks.

The Dolphins continue to amass offseason resources, with a slew of 2020 and 2021 draft picks and more money than Forrest Gump. Is it too soon for mock drafts?

UPDATE: According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the full trade was Miami sending the Steelers Fitzpatrick, a 2020 fourth-round pick, and a 2021 seventh-round pick. Miami received in return a 2020 first-round pick, a 2020 fifth-round pick, and a 2021 sixth round pick.