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Dolphins pick RT Jonathan Martin in second round

The Dolphins clearly were going to add an offensive tackle if you read the between the lines every time coach Joe Philbin pressed the importance of adding help up front.

Today, the Dolphins made Stanford left tackle Jonathan Martin their second round pick. Martin will change positions to play in Miami.

"I haven't played right tackle but I feel I can play right tackle," Martin said. 

"It's a dream come true. It's an amazing city, amazing fan base, amazing history. I can't wait to get down there and work."

Martin said he talked to the Dolphins at the Indianapolis combine but didn't have much contact with the team beyond that. 

The Cardinal used zone and power blocking techniques up front so Martin can do both. "I feel comfortable with it," he said.

Martin initially was thinking of playing for Harvard when he was told by that school's admission office that his he would have been the university's first fourth-generation African American student. Martin's parents went to Harvard. His grandparents did. One of his great grand parents did.

General manager Jeff Ireland dismissed the idea that Martin is not extremely strong. Martin had only 20 reps on the bench press during the combine. Ireland said part of the reason is because he has exceedingly long arms for his position.


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Chris Givens, yo. Get him.

Oliver Vernon would fit a need at 72

Massie and Sanu...What do you guys think?

Darryl, you hoping for the Miami Grizzlies?! LOL


We can just start 11 Olineman on offense.

Redskins jump in front of us for some reason.

There is still some good quality left for those picks.

We already have a RT prospect, now we need OG and DE

I hope we get Cam Johnson and James brown.

Jake bequette, get him.

Fast and furious. Vin Diesel must be picking these guys.

Man, all these picks are beyond me. Most I can say, we need 1-2 WRs, a pass rusher and a solid safety

love to get Sanu in a phins uniform

We're set at OL. Let's go for WR and DL

Oops, Bills move up 2 to swap with Redskins.

If you go by BPA, ESPN has Brandon Thomas DT the best player available with a grade of 87.

I'd double-down on WRs with #72&73 if I were Miami. Lot of good prospects available (assuming they don't get run on in the next few picks).

At this point maybe we can trade one of the 3rds for a 2nd next year to any takers. Maybe jags.


Keep in mind it's a team game. Henne was awkward. The oline was in shambles after 2008. Our young WR's had different QB's and different OC's to adjust to. Bess may not be big on yac, but he looks like an excellent slot receiver to me and we got him as a UDFA (credit Ireland). If we don't draft wr, it says Philbin likes the potential of Mooore/Wallace.

Lewis and Sanu both still on the board!

Just Saying...

Someone must have hacked in to the war rooms. They're announcing the picks on the television and the GM's are in the war rooms saying "WTF!"

Love to trade long and his massive contract. grab massie with martin. Have them compete

Is Brandon Boykin still on the board?

Finsfan in CT..Always.. The Dolphins scout the Grizzlies pretty hard..Caleb McSurdy is an inside linebacker..Not what we are looking for, I doubt he is on our board. Struggles a bit v the pass..

Armando..Anymore guesses for the 3rd round??

Might be a good time to move back and pick up an extra 4th rounder

Keep in mind, many of these players look great on the highlights because they are going against inferior competition. I don't know that ANY of the remaining receivers would beat out any of the five we currently have.

If massie is there you have to take him

Bills just took T.J.Graham...Mayock had him ranked in the 7th round...LOL!! Someone's wrong...

Graham's got some upside but that's a reach.

LOL Mike M couldn't even figure where he had Graham on his board

LMAO How do you take a punter in the 3rd???

Nice pick by jags they need him

The Jags just drafted a punter...LOL!! Man, they hire Mularkey, sign Chad Henne and draft a punter in the 3rd...LOL!!!!!!!!!!

Armando is there some late info with massie dropping?

Yeah, Graham is a 7th rd prospect.

In defense of our current receivers. They are all young. They all came into a team in turmoil with questionable coaching, QB changes, OC changes. The great teams have something we have not had since Shula, CONTINUITY.

Jags were a punter away from the Super Bowl last year!

I wonder if they would have taken Fields for a 3rd?

...A Punter????

Has to be a WR (Sanu/Givens and a pass rusher (Crawford/Johnson)....

Massie and thompson. Nice value and depth

This is where we need to do some damage!

One more to go. I believe we NEED to take Cam Johnson. He could be the only decent pass rusher DE still available, perfect for our 4-3 defense.

why do the Jaguars hate their fans so much

TJ Graham and the a punter? What is going on? Ireland better not try and keep this trend!

I'm crossing my nuts.

I will not ever say a bad word about Ireland again.

Well, maybe after these picks.

Well, I remember the great Ray Guy was drafted highly. Of course he blew everybody away.

Hurts like a mother but I do what I can to help my team.

BRB i gotta find a jaguars blog

And we still need an OG for the right side I believe...

And the Bills traded up to get this guy...Is Wanny in their war room?? LOL!!!

Want to see two solid picks here.

..shouldn't you be fired on the spot for drafting a punter round 3???? That is freekin insane. Imagine being the Jacksonville fan?

I was only joking about someone hacking into the war rooms but I think it actually happened.

Maybe Brandon Taylor at safety with massie

If we DID go OG (which I hope we won't), I think we would end up with Brooks.

I want to see Criner followed by Childs.


Now is the right time Dolphins. Cam Johnson and James Brown pleaseeee...!

They traded out of the #73

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