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Trading down to the Seahawks’ No. 25 pick or the Falcons’ No. 27 pick would prove favorable for all teams involved.
By trading down, this gives the Dolphins a better shot to revamp their O-line, most notably by drafting Florida C/G Mike Pouncey.
Mike plays with similar attributes and determination as his Pro Bowl brother Maurkice, who was drafted in 2010 No. 18 overall by the Steelers.
Mel Kiper describes Mike Pouncey as “durable, smart and versatile along the interior. By far the best player at his position in this draft, he should pay immediate dividends for the [team] and be effective as both a run and pass-blocker.”
The Falcons at No. 27 would have some serious interest in Miami’s No.15 pick.
They could use No. 15 to draft a second receiver to team up with Roddy White and make Atlanta’s passing attack one of the best in the game.
A name like Julio Jones, who could still be on the board at No. 15, could be enough motivation for the Falcons to give up a second-rounder and a few more on top of that.
Either way, the Dolphins have options and leverage when talking about trading their No. 15 pick.