Tuesday, April 7, 2009

On The Clock: Miami Dolphin

Record: 11-5, 1st In the AFC East
General Manager: Bill Parcells, Head Coach: Tony Sparano (2nd Year), Offensive Coordinator: Dan Henning (2dn Year), Defensive Coordinator: Paul Pasqualoni (2nd Year)

Offense Rankings: No. 12 Overall, No. 21 Scoring, No. 10 Passing, No. 11 Rushing
Defense Rankings: No. 15 Overall, No. 9 Scoring, No. 25 Passing, No. 10 Rushing

Last Five Years:
31-49; Last Playoff Appearance: 2008; Last Playoff Victory: 2000 (23-17 Over Indianapolis Colts)

2008 Draft: (1-1) OT Jake Long, (1-32) DE Phillip Merling, (2-57) QB Chad Henne, (3-66) DE Kendall Langford, (4-110) OT Shawn Murphy, (6-176) RB Jalen Parmele, (6-195) OG Donald Thomas, (6-204) RB Lex Hilliard, (7-245) DT Lionel Dotson

Top Picks Last Five Years:

2008 – (1-1) OT Jake Long, Michigan
2007 – (1-9) WR Ted Ginn Jr., Ohio St.
2006 – (1-16) DB Jason Allen, Tennessee
2005 – (1-2) RB Ronnie Brown, Auburn
2004 – (1-19) Vernon Carey, Miami

Booms: OT Vernon Carey (1st Round 2004), OG Rex Hadnot (6th Round 2004), RB Ronnie Brown (1st Round 2005), LB Channing Crowder (3rd Round 2005), OT Jake Long (1st Round 2008), DE Kendall Langford (3rd Round 2008)

Busts: CB Will Pool (4th Round 2004), CB Travis Daniels (4th Round 2005), WR Derek Hagan (3rd Round 2006), QB John Beck (2nd Round 2007), RB Lorenzo Booker (3rd Round 2007)

OG Joe Berger (Free Agent)
LB Tearrius George (Waivers)
CB Eric Green (Free Agent)
C Jake Grove (Free Agent)
S Ethan Kilmer (Free Agent)
DT Tony McDaniel (Trade)
LB Cameron Wake (Free Agent)
S Gibril Wilson (Free Agent)

CB Andre’ Goodman (FA-Denver)
FS Renaldo Hill (FA-Denver)
DE Vonnie Holliday (Released)
C Al Johnson (FA-New England)
DT Matt McChesney (Released)
C Samson Satele (Trade-Oakland)

S Yeremiah Bell
LB Channing Crowder

2009 Picks:

Round 1, Selection 25
Round 2, Selection 12 (From Washington)
Round 2, Selection 24
Round 3, Selection 23
Round 4, Selection 8 (From Oakland)
Round 5, Selection 25
Round 6, Selection 8 (From Oakland)
Round 7, Selection 5 (From Cleveland)
Round 7, Selection 28 (From Carolina)

Team Needs – Players of Interest (Day One):
1. Wide Receiver:
Percy Harvin, Florida; Darrius Heyward-Bey, Maryland; Kenny Britt, Rutgers; Hakeem Nicks, UNC; Brian Robiskie, OSU; Juaquin Iglesias, Oklahoma; Jarett Dillard, Rice; Mike Thomas, Arizona
2. Cornerback: Alphonso Smith, Wake Forest; Jairus Byrd, Oregon; D.J. Moore, Vanderbilt; Darius Butler, UConn; Sean Smith, Utah; Keenan Lewis, Oregon St.; Macho Harris, Virginia Tech; Mike Mickens, Cincinnati
3. Guard: Duke Robinson, Oklahoma; Herman Johnson, LSU; Andre Levitre, Oregon
4. Nose Tackle: Ron Brace, Boston College
5. Outside Linebacker: Clay Matthews Jr., USC; Brian Cushing, USC; Aaron Maybin, PSU; Connor Barwin, Cincinnati; Larry English, Northern Illinois; Clint Sintim, Virginia; Cody Brown, UConn

Photo Credit: Collegiate Images, College Press Box (Boston College)