10 players Miami Dolphins need for playoff run

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Dec 28, 2014; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; New York Jets cornerback Darrin Walls (30) closes in on Miami Dolphins tight end Dion Sims (80) in the first quarter at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports


Forget about Jordan Cameron for a minute. Cameron can be explosive but he can also be injured. Last season he spent most of the season out with a concussion. If Cameron fails to stay on the field this year and even if he does, the Dolphins are going to rely on Dion Sims a lot in 2015.

Sims has a good rapport with Ryan Tannehill and his blocking has improved despite the big flop last Saturday night that caused Ryan Tannehill to fumble. Sims is getting better across the board and if the Dolphins are going to use two tight-end sets this year, Sims has a better chance of getting far more favorable match-ups than Cameron.

Miami is relying on Sims to take a big step in 2015 and in order to reach the potential the team has on offense, Sims will play a big part in getting the team there. Many are focusing on Cameron and as long as he is healthy, opposing defensive coaches will too. This provides Sims the biggest opportunity to make plays and have an impact on the roster. If Sims can succeed this year so will the Dolphins.