Round 6 Pick #6: Evan Weaver, LB, California
A physical downhill linebacker with limited abilities in coverage. It can be used in a pinch at linebacker but this pick is mainly to help boost special teams. Playstyle reminds me a lot of Larry Izzo.
Round 7 Pick #13: Jeff Thomas, WR, Miami (FL)
Similar to the Hill selection, Thomas can compete as a slot WR who offers value on special teams as both a returner and gunner.
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Round 7 Pick #32: Braden Mann, P, Texas A&M
Mann has a cannon for a leg; averaging nearly 49 yards per punt in his Aggie career while also possessing the ability to drop the ball inside the 20 on a regular basis. With Haack set to earn $2.1M (per Spotrac.com), Mann offers an upgrade at the position with major cap savings.
Round 7 Pick #37: Grayland Arnold, CB, Baylor
Arnold is an oft-injured slot corner that showed in 2019 (six interceptions) what he can do when he’s able to put an entire season together. If he continues to be injury-prone then Arnold costs you next to nothing but if he can duplicate his 2019 season, the Dolphins get a potential steal that can really thrive in Flores’ man-heavy coverage scheme.
Well, there you have it! With this haul, the Dolphins not only fill their remaining holes in the starting lineup but finally have depth at almost every position on the roster. Sure it would have been nice to select a QB but, with this roster, Fitzpatrick and Rosen can thrive in 2020. If neither steps up this year, then the Dolphins can focus on finding their new QB in 2021.
*All stats courtesy of Sports-Reference.com