The Miami Dolphins are done picking in this 2016 NFL draft.
They added quarterback Brandon Doughty and tight end Thomas Duarte in the final round today. That means this draft that supposedly was going to address the defense netted the Dolphins two cornerbacks.
And six offensive players.
(Not that I have any problem with that. Good picks are good picks regardless).
The Dolphins did adhere to a Fake GM Mando philosophy by picking a quarterback. I believe you pick a QB every draft without fail.
Doughty was a record-breaker at Western Kentucky. The list of his accomplishments for the Hilltoppers is impressive. It's as if the number of records could make a hill that needs topping.
Seriously, Doughty holds 37 school records, including 17 career passing marks, 14 season marks and six single-game marks.
Anyway, Doughty is a local kid. He was is from Davie, Florida where the Dolphins train. He visited when the team hosted local players prior to the draft.
Duarte, 6-2 and 235 pounds, caught 97 passes for 1,626 yards (an impressive 16.8 yard per catch average) in his three seasons and 38 games.
"I pattern my game after Jordan Reed," Duarte said of the Washington Redskins tight end. "I make sure I catch the football. It leaves the quarterback's hands and I try to make sure I don't drop anything."