The Dolphins had a busy night by adding three new players to their roster.
With their first second round pick (#36), the team select Jevon Holland out of Oregon. The Dolphins were rumored to be looking for a new safety as Bobby McCain and Eric Rowe could be potential cap casualties. Holland has a knack for being around the ball and the hope is that he can fill multiple roles on the defensive side.
The Dolphins traded up to #42 to select Liam Eichenberg, an offensive lineman out of Notre Dame. He played left tackle in college but is probably being moved to right tackle on the Dolphins offensive line. He could also potentially slide into one of the guard spots. Are you noticing a pattern with some of this draft picks yet?
With their final pick of the night (#81), the Dolphins selected tight end Hunter Long out of Boston College. This one had me scratching my head at first but I was reminded that Mike Gesicki is in a contract year. Long sort of a complete tight end. He can block and he can catch. But we should still hope the Dolphins and Gesicki can reach a contract extension at some point.
You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day’s round-up below.
Dolphins select Oregon safety Jevon Holland, Notre Dame OL Liam Eichenberg, Boston College TE Hunter Long on Day 2 of NFL draft - South Florida Sun Sentinel - South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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