The Dolphins love depth. No, I mean, they really love depth.
The Dolphins love depth so much, they spent much of this offseason and the entire NFL Draft adding, well, depth. Depth was the Dolphins’ first-round pick. And maybe the second-round pick. And the third-round pick. And the fifth-round picks.
Depth was such a priority, the Dolphins didn’t sign one free safety, they signed two in Nate Allen and T.J. McDonald, and also kept Michael Thomas because if having one backup is good, having two or maybe three must be awesome!
The Dolphins sought depth on the offensive line.
They added depth on the defensive line.
Unlike last season, they now boast depth at linebacker.
Wide receiver? The Dolphins re-signed Kenny Stills to keep their starting receiver group intact for the first time since 2011. Then they drafted a receiver and signed four undrafted receivers — because you can never have enough depth at receiver.
So, Mike Tannenbaum, what did the Dolphins add during the draft last month?
“Generally, just competition and depth,” the Dolphins executive vice president of football operations said following the April draft.
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