The Dolphins have addressed their wide receiver needs by selecting USC receiver Patrick Turner.
Turner played at the Senior Bowl and just said the Dolphins were the first team he talked to. Turner did play in a pro style, west coast offense at USC.
"I felt that really prepared me to take the next step," Turner said. "I feel like I'm a pretty good red zone threat. To be on the other side of Ted Ginn and Ernest Wilford we can be a good threat."
Turner compares himself to a Marques Colston and Keyshawn Johnson. He is a big, big dude at 6-5 and 223 pounds.
Although Turner talks of coming to the Dolphins in addition to Wilford, the fact is he's probably going to replace Wilford on the roster. Wilford will be trade bait going into training camp.
Although he was one of the top-rated receivers coming out of high school, Turner under-achieved at USC. Oh brother.
"He's not a good player," ESPN's Mel Kiper said. "He didn't do it at USC."