That is one thing I don't quite understand: nearly this entire board had a love affair with Cooks prior to last draft and now nobody is talking Dorsett as a legitimate option at 25. I think he is high on the radar right now and very likely he's available at 25.
Not sure to be honest. I think we really like him and Agholor if we go receiver in the first. Slim to no chance of either being in the board at 57. Agholor is too polished and NFL ready and Dorsett just has too good of physical traits and is dynamic enough to make an impact immediately. Dorsett mentioned that Proehl told him when they met/ worked out that he was what this offense was missing. Some people may look at either of them as a reach but they would likely both start at receiver from day 1 along with Kelvin. I'm not so sure that can be said about any of the tackles at 25. Gettleman said himself we needed to get faster and they fit the bill along with filling a massive hole at WR #2. Dorsett reminds me of Brandin Cooks with a ceiling likeAntonio Brown while Agholor is a mix between Maclin and Reggie Wayne. Both the types of receivers that compliment Kelvin really well.
That's not a lack of talent, overall. Better protection would help, but at the skill positions, the Panthers had the adequate talent to move the chains and score. We just didn't have an offensive coordinator that knows how to use the talent we had
I don't necessarily agree. At a crucial point in the playoff game against Seattle we had Bersin the primary target on the field in the red zone against that secondary. That was partly because of Shula, and partly because we are devoid of talent at the WR position. We absolutely need a skill position player that can turn a small gain into an explosive play/touchdown from anywhere on the field. We need a deep threat and a speed threat desperately in this offense. Part of the reason I like Dorsett/Agholor/Perriman the most at 25. Devin Smith in the second fits the bill but I think we would have to trade up for him. Our offense has lacked that dominant athlete to make explosive plays and make defenses feel threatened in the passing game. Kelvin needs a target across from him that defenses pay an equal amount of attention to every snap to open things up for the running game and Olsen as well.
No state taxes in Miami. South Beach. He's played in really cold weather towns his entire career. He's comfortable with Philbin who was his OC in GB for a while. Tannehill is a constant improving 4k passer, he has Jordan Cameron, Landry, Stills next to him.
As for Miami, we add a vet to the WR room which we needed, he had 700 yards and 6 tds last year with a rookie and no weapons around him. It's basically a 1 year 4mm deal, which is not "over paying" for a #2 WR.
And from what I hear, this does not take us out of the running for a WR in round 1. We are very much in love with a couple guys, and if they're there, Jennings in his twilight on a (basically) 1 year deal, will not stop us from getting our future WR to pair with Landry, Stills for Tannehill.
I actually spent quite a bit of time around Tim when I worked for the Patriots. He's by all means a great guy and was really good to the fans. In fact, the Kraft family brought him in, sold over a million dollars in his jersey sales during pre-season, then cut him. Genius.