5 UDFAs Who Will Make the Miami Dolphins’ 53-Man Roster

5 UDFAs Who Will Make the Dolphins' 53-Man Roster

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Even with the scandal between Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito, the Miami Dolphins managed to stay relatively competent in the AFC. The Dolphins were the most active team in free agency last year, but this offseason the Dolphins have been pretty quiet. After a good draft, the Dolphins made some nice signings in the UDFA period. Here are five UDFAs who will make the final 53-man roster.

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5. Anthony Johnson

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5. Anthony Johnson

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Anthony Johnson was seen by many to be off the board before the fourth round. Johnson's partner at LSU, Ego Ferguson, went in the second round to the Chicago Bears and that didn't make a lot of sense to me. In my opinion, Johnson is the better player. The Dolphins could use Johnson as a rotational defensive tackle in the 4-3.

4. Deion Belue

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4. Deion Belue

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Deion Belue is a name many have not heard of. Belue played at Alabama for four years and he is long and athletic, which are becoming hot trends for NFL cornerbacks. As a four-year contributor for the Crimson Tide, Belue has played against some of the best competition in all of college football. Belue will have a good opportunity to make the Dolphins as a No. 4 cornerback.

3. Brock Jensen

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3. Brock Jensen

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The clock is starting to click on Ryan Tannehill in Miami. Although the Dolphins have a solid backup in Matt Moore, the Dolphins could use an upgrade at the No. 3 quarterback spot over Pat Devlin. Brock Jensen, out of North Dakota State, is simply a better fit in this offense over Devlin. It wouldn't surprise me at all to see coach Philbin have a liking in Jensen.

2. Tyler Larsen

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2. Tyler Larsen

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After making it their initiative to upgrade the offensive line in the draft, the Dolphins got a steal in UDFA Tyler Larsen. The Utah State product was regarded as one of the best centers in the draft and he could even play guard if needed. Larsen will be a nice backup behind Mike Pouncey.

1. Damien Williams

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1. Damien Williams

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At 5-foot-11, 220 pounds, Oklahoma's Damien Williams is an offensive weapon to say the least. Williams plays with a lot of burst and playmaking ability that allows him to spread the defense and create mismatches. Williams' skill set also makes defenses fill the box, which makes it easier for Mike Wallace to catch deep passes. Joe Philbin would love to have an offensive weapon like Williams in his offense.


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