3 positions the Miami Dolphins still need to upgrade

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The Dolphins do have some solid players at the defensive end/edge rusher position but another abled, experienced player would make it that much more consistent.

I like the group that the Miami Dolphins currently employ to play defensive end or edge rusher. It’s a youthful group that also has some veterans. I think one more veteran would put this unit over the top.

Defensive end/edge rusher is a position, more than most, that you truly can’t have enough of. Jaelan Phillips, Emmanuel Ogbah, Andrew Van Ginkel, and rookie Cameron Goode will be the guys you see the most at end. You’ll also see Christian Wilkins and Zach Sieler there as well at times as well.

Another veteran presence I feel is needed. Someone who can come in obvious passing situations and give about 15ish snaps a game would be perfect. Fortunately, there are a few guys out there who fit that role.

A couple of guys I would very much enjoy in a Dolphin’s uniform are Melvin Ingram, who just had the restricted free agent tag put on him by the Kansas City Chiefs, Jerry Hughes, or Everson Griffen.

Everson Griffen, who has had some bouts with mental illness, has recently come out and said he wants to play in 2022. I don’t know why but I have a good feeling about him returning to the field. Adding him to the Dolphin’s already potent defensive end/edge rusher room would make that unit even more flexible and provide experienced, explosive depth.