10 worst trades in Dolphins history

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The Miami Dolphins have had some memorable moments in their last 50 years or first if you are one of those half-full kinds of people. Some of those memorable moments came in the way of trades.

Making a trade for a player can have a long-lasting effect on a franchise. Sometimes those trades work out very well for a team and more often than not, they have long-lasting repercussions that can haunt a franchise for years to come.

Over the course of the teams existence Miami had established itself as one of the premier teams in the NFL. Since the turn of the century that hasn’t exactly been the case. On Monday night the Dolphins were once again eliminated from post-season contention and can finish the 2015 season no better than .500 with three games still remaining on the schedule.

Looking back over the last 10 years, some of the more recent trades have indeed impacted the current team on the field. While Don Shula had his share of mistakes when it came to the team he coached for three decades, the Dolphins have had far more trades turn out poorly since he left the team.

From Jimmy Johnson to Bill Parcells, from Randy Mueller to Jeff Ireland, here is a look at the 10 worst trades since Don Shula left the team.

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