What player could motivate the Dolphins to return to the first round? – Reading the Eagle

In this 2022 first-round NFL draft draft, South Florida Sun Sentinel Dolphins columnist Omar Kelly examines what each team will do based on their needs, training in specific positions, and where the strengths and weaknesses of the draft talents can lead. teams when the first round begins on Thursday.

The Dolphins have no choice in the first round, as their own was sold to the Philadelphia Eagles last year, and the one they purchased from the San Francisco 49ers was sent to the Kansas City Chiefs in exchange for star receiver Tyrick Hill.

1. Jaguars: Michigan de Aidan Hutchinson

Hutchinson’s perseverance, character, and impressive physical traits make him a favorite in overall choice № 1. But he is a safe choice, and may not have as many advantages as some of the other major prospects. Main needs: Edge rusher, OT, OG / C, LB, S

2. Lions: Georgia D.E. Travon Walker

The Lions need a player who can create chaos on the edge, and it could potentially be Walker, whose physical traits suggest he needs to make a quick impact in the league. Like most teams, Detroit would probably prefer to trade, but will struggle to find a trading partner. Main needs: Edge, QB, S, WR

3. Texans: Oregon DE Kayvon Thibodeaux

Thibado is the type of universal defense coach that Lavi Smith would like to build his defense because Tibado is disconnected from electricity. His football intelligence sets him apart from the rest. Main needs: Edge, OT, CB, TE

4. Jets: Alabama OT Evan Neal

Neil is versatile enough to play both guard and selection, and his presence on the roster will provide the Jets with some insurance in case Mehi Bekton, the first-round pick of 2020, fails to control his weight. Main needs: OT, WR, LB, CB

5. Giants: Notre Dame FS Kyle Hamilton

Hamilton has a set of skills to be effective in a variety of roles, from linebacker to single security because of the physical ability he possesses and the amount of land he can cover. Main needs: OT, Edge, S, LB

6. Panthers: Liberty QB Malik Willis

The Panthers are in desperate need of a better defender, so Willis ‘choice makes a lot of sense, as the likelihood that Matt Ruhl will be fired as Panthers’ head coach is high if he fails to break Sam Darnold’s quarterback career. Willis ’draft could potentially buy Rhule another season. Main needs: QB, OT, OG, CB

7. Giants (from bears): Gareth Wilson, Ohio

If new Giants coach Brian Debol is going to discover the best quarterback Daniel Jones, he needs to give him an explosive receiver like Wilson who jumps and effectively scores the ball. Main needs: OT, Edge, S, LB

8. Falcons: USC WR Drake London

London, an athlete in two sports for the Trojans, has rare athletics and must provide a continuous replacement for Calvin Ridley, who has been ruled out for the season. He is big, fast, strong and has reliable hands. Main needs: QB, Edge, WR, S

9. Seahawks (from Broncos): LSU CB Derek Stingley Jr.

Stingley has an outstanding combination of size (6-0, 190), speed and smooth athleticism. It thrives in press coverage, making it perfect for the Seattle scheme. Had he not struggled with injuries in the last two years, he would have been in the top five. Main needs: OT, QB, Edge, CB

10. Jets (from Seahawks): Cincinnati CB Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner

Gardner is long (6-3, 190), fast and smooth, and has a set of skills to play in a variety of techniques. He has excellent ball skills (nine interceptions in three seasons), which suggests that he can become an All-Pro. Main needs: OT, WR, LB, CB

11. Commanders: NC State OT Ikem Ekwonu

Although Charles Lena Jr. has signed a three-year deal for $ 37.5 million, commanders need to think about their future in the left-hand drive, so they should choose an Equon who has the versatility to play guard for one or two seasons. Main needs: WR, CB, S, TE

12. Vikings: Northern Iowa OT Trevor Penning

Penning is a type of lock that sets the tone that will benefit a team seeking to establish an individual. This is exactly what the Vikings need to improve their running game. Main needs: S, DT, CB, TE

13. DOLPHINS (trade with Texans through Browns): Utah L.B. Devin Lloyd

Miami should exchange elections in the first and second rounds of 2023 for the Texans to add this domestic midfielder who can do everything at a high level. Lloyd has game instincts, protects running well, is effective in coverage and is able to rush to the pass (16.5 bags in four seasons). His app would complete the Dolphin defense. Main needs: ILB, Edge, C, NT

14. The Ravens: Georgia L. B. Nakobe Dean

Dean is the type of thoughtful Baltimore playmaker who has a draft history and finds a way to fit into his defense. Pair it with Patrick Queen, and the crows will bring in their protection. The team requires: Edge, OG / C, DL, CB

15. Eagles (of Dolphins): Mississippi, Mississippi, Charles Cross

Cross is a long (6-5, 307), agile engine that has a reputation as a player with good hands. Since he has only started two seasons, there is room for improvement. Main needs: LB, Edge, S, OL

16. Saints (from Colts via Eagles): Arkansas WR Treylon Burks

Burke has the size (6-2225), speed and physical ability to be a Pro Bowl receiver in the NFL, and the Saints need to find a reliable playmaker to eventually replace Michael Thomas. Main needs: OT, WR, QB, LB

17. Chargers: Georgia DT Jordan Davis

Davis – a unique interior that will swallow the blockers for any protection. Putting him on the same defensive front as Khalil Mack and Joey Bose could make Chargers ’defense dynamic. Main needs: OT, DT, LB, WR

18. Eagles (of the Saints): Jermaine Johnson II of the FSU

Johnson’s athleticism and level of talent are obvious, and this was reflected in his one season as a Seminole when he recorded 70 selections and 12 sacks. He is technically raw, so his coaching position will spend many hours to reveal all his talent. Main needs: LB, Edge, S, OL

19. Saints (from Eagles): WR Ohio Chris Olau

Olav is a smart, experienced, polished receiver who is the type who runs the routes the saints need to find the best in James Winston’s defender. He could become the best host on this draft. Main needs: OT, WR, QB, LB

20. Steelers: Pittsburgh QB Kenny Pickett

It’s the perfect match for this passable Pete to end up with the Steelers, potentially becoming Ben Roethlisberger’s replacement in a season or two. The Steelers should be able to take their time developing Pickett due to Mitchell Trumpet’s signing in the off-season. Main needs: QB, CB, S, OL

21. Patriots: Boston College OG / C Zion Johnson

Johnson, who is athletic and technically healthy, has a talent for starting on the first day for the Patriots, who need to retool their offensive line because of the trade that sent Shaq Mason to Tampa Bay. Main needs: CB, S, OL, QB

22. Packers (from Raiders): Arkansas VR. Traylan Berks

Green Bay is better to get Aaron Rogers in the first round after exchanging Davante Adams to Vegas. At Berks, Packers will receive a sporty, versatile physical instance that could quickly flourish with Rogers as a defender. Main needs: WR, Edge, OT, DL

23. Cardinals: Washington CB Trent McDuffie

McDuffie is the type of corner defender who will bring versatility from the inside out to the cardinal who needs to become more consistent. Main needs: CB, Edge, WR, RB

24. Cowboys: Texas A&M OG Kenyon Green

Green, a strong and physical bodyguard, would help the Cowboys strengthen their offensive line, which lost in this offseason veterans-elders Conor Williams and Lael Collins. Main needs: Edge, S, WR, OL

25. Bills: Georgia CB Derion Kendrick

Kendrick is a high-ceilinged prospect who has this type of competitive behavior to play at the All-Pro level in a timely manner. Teams have to overcome several problems with the character to get into the top 50. Main needs: Central Bank, LB, OG, RB

26. Titans: Alabama Jameson Williams

Tennessee needs to pour talent into the roster if they’re going to take advantage of the Titans ’two-year window to win the title. Williams, who broke the ACL in a national championship match, would be a wise long-term investment. Main needs: WR, LB, OT, CB

27. Buccaneers: Purdue DE George Carlaftis

Carlaftis is a powerful player on the border who wins with his feet and hard hands. He is the type of personal result that the Peaks need to make Coach Todd Bowles ’3-4 scheme work. Main needs: OG, CB, S, DT

28. Packers: Georgia DT Devonte Wyatt

During his college career Wyatt threatened to backfield, penetrating one gap, and should be able to play anywhere along the Green Bay defense front. Main needs: WR, Edge, OT, DL

29. Chiefs (from Dolphins through 49ers): Florida CB Kaiir Elam

Elam is a long (6-1, 191), physical corner for the press, which has fast hands and good balance. He challenges defenders and has the potential to become an elite corner defender with a good workout. Main needs: WR, CB, Edge, S

30. Chapters: ILB Alabama Christian Harris

Harris was a three-year Alabama starting player who demonstrated the ability to be a player three times. He has the physical ability to add and drop blockers, which will help him become a starting point immediately. Main needs: WR, CB, Edge, S

31. Bengals: Iowa Sea Tyler Linderbaum

Linderbaum is an incredibly fast athlete who plays with good reach and knows how to manage defenders. He should be able to immediately push Ted Carras to the starting lineup. Main needs: CB, OL, DT, Edge

32. Lions (from Rams): Penn State WR Jahan Dotson

Lions who are rebuilding should change this choice to a future choice in the first round. But if they keep it, they have to choose one of the most reliable receivers in the 2022 draft. Dotson has confident hands and exceptional body control. Main needs: Edge, QB, S, WR


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