With seven total picks and one in each round, Hickey has just enough picks to have an effective haul, but according to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, Hickey expressed interest in maneuvering to accumulate more picks. The best way to build depth on a roster is to hit on more picks, and more picks means a greater chance to find impact players.
Before the start of the combine, ESPN NFL draft analyst Mike Mayock held a conference call with reporters and labeled the 2014 crop the deepest class he’s seen in 10 years (h/t Pro Football Talk’s Curtis Crabtree).
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Without further ado, here are my projections for Miami in the 2014 NFL draft.
Note: All combine results courtesy of NFL.com's results tracker.