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2020 NFL Mock Draft: Miami Dolphins take running back

With the 26th overall pick in the 2020 Bleeding Green Nation community mock draft, Miami Dolphins GM SemperFilly selects ...

NCAA Football: Georgia at South Carolina Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports

D’Andre Swift, RB, Georgia

The Miami Dolphins enter this mock draft with needs at nearly every position. With critical needs for OT, QB, Edge, IOL, CB, RB, LB, Safety, DL, TE.

Dolphins picks thus far in this mock: WR CeeDee Lamb, QB Justin Herbert.

Conclusion: Dolphins shored up two critical positions to lock up their offense for years to come, need + best player available brings us to RB D’Andre Swift.

RB Depth Chart post draft: D’Andre Swift, Jordan Howard, Patrick Liard, Kalen Ballage

Pick Analysis: RB is something the front office halfheartedly reinforced, after trading Kenyan Drake to the Cardinals for a 6th round pick (possibly 5th) with the signing of Jordan Howard, who quite frankly is best relegated to goal line RB. With an undersized Patrick Laird and an underperforming Kalen Ballage, the addition of many believe to be the best RB in the draft immediately upgrades the Miami Dolphins offense with the top WR top 2 QB and the top RB. Dolphin fans would be drooling for this scenario to play out.

Player Analysis Strengths: He’s from Philly… nuff said… just kidding … Swift is a bit undersized at 5’ 8” 212 lbs but he ran a 4.48 and his tape shows the speed. A tenacious runner that runs with a strong base and good leverage, tough runner that tries to get YAC. What stands out most are his similarities to Patrick Liard ... just kidding… well as far the ability to catch every pass thrown into his radius and his complex route tree. Swift can line up in spread offense where he would make his biggest impact. Dolphins fans will love his tape due to the similar size/build and playing style as Frank Gore. He possesses the elusive traits making him an ideal inside outside zone runner. He can step in right away and be the lightening to Howard/Ballage’s thunder. Best trait: Feet/Pass Catching Best game: Vanderbilt 2019: 16 carries 147 yards 9.2 yards per carry


Player Analysis Weaknesses: Again he is undersized and that will work against him since runs like he is a bigger back…ball security has been an issue…is rated as “quicker than fast…”. Doesn’t move piles like his above Gore comparison…and his pass protection needs work (as with most rookies). Worst trait: Decision-making worst game: Florida 25 carries…86 yards 3.4 yards per carry

NFL Player comp: Best Case Scenario: Dalvin Cook

Worse Case Scenario: Duke Johnson

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2020 BGN Mock Draft Order

1) Bengals (grantspectations): QB Joe Burrow
2) Washington (ablesser88): EDGE Chase Young
3) Lions (CMG97): CB Jeff Okudah
4) Giants (selgae aihpledalihp): LB Isaiah Simmons
5) Dolphins (dceagles): WR CeeDee Lamb
6) Chargers (dapeltz13): QB Tua Tagovailoa
7) Panthers (wardbell92): DT Derrick Brown
8) Cardinals (drc242): OT Mekhi Becton
9) Jaguars (Palaniappan K M): OT Tristan Wirfs
10) Browns (WentzAndFolesFan): WR Jerry Jeudy
11) Jets (Dr_Horrible): OT Jedrick Wills
12) Raiders (Phillysolo): WR Henry Ruggs III
13) 49ers (eagles0132): OT Andrew Thomas
14) Buccaneers (BuckeyedEagles): DT Javon Kinlaw
15) Broncos (J. Wil): S Xavier McKinney
16) Falcons (Kephas): EDGE A.J. Epenesa
17) Cowboys (PhillyBirdGang): S Grant Delpit
18) Dolphins (dshelton5): QB Justin Herbert
19) Raiders (fredhugo): CB Kristian Fulton
20) Jaguars (ItownBallers22): EDGE K’Lavon Chaisson
21) Eagles (20Safety_Hazards): CB C.J. Henderson
22) Vikings (SadJediShark): CB Jeff Gladney
23) Patriots (Phoenix X Minimus): LB Kenneth Murray
24) Saints (big DUB): LB Patrick Queen
25) Vikings (MrW254): EDGE Yetur Gross-Matos
26) Dolphins (SemperFilly): RB D’Andre Swift
27) Seahawks (mattywils):
28) Ravens (Dirtybirdy47):
29) Titans (mr_england):
30) Packers (Nishant R SambhiReddy):
31) 49ers (Fly Like An Eagle):
32) Chiefs (Leo Bedio):

Now it’s time for you to vote for who YOU think the Dolphins should pick in the 2020 BGN Community Consensus Mock Draft.


Who should the Dolphins select at No. 26?

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  • 20%
    D’Andre Swift
    (53 votes)
  • 29%
    Xavier McKinney
    (77 votes)
  • 13%
    Grant Delpit
    (35 votes)
  • 10%
    Yetur Gross-Matos
    (28 votes)
  • 1%
    Laviska Shenault
    (5 votes)
  • 3%
    Jalen Reagor
    (10 votes)
  • 20%
    Cesar Ruiz
    (55 votes)
263 votes total Vote Now

2020 BGN Community Consensus Mock Draft

1) Bengals: QB Joe Burrow
2) Washington: EDGE Chase Young
3) Lions: CB Jeff Okudah
4) Giants: LB Isaiah Simmons
5) Dolphins: QB Tua Tagovailoa
6) Chargers: QB Justin Herbert
7) Panthers: DT Derrick Brown
8) Cardinals: OT Mekhi Becton
9) Jaguars: OT Tristan Wirfs
10) Browns: OT Andrew Thomas
11) Jets: OT Jedrick Wills
12) Raiders: WR CeeDee Lamb
13) 49ers: WR Jerry Jeudy
14) Buccaneers: DT Javon Kinlaw
15) Broncos: WR Henry Ruggs III
16) Falcons: EDGE A.J. Epenesa
17) Cowboys: CB C.J. Henderson
18) Dolphins: OT Josh Jones
19) Raiders: CB Kristian Fulton
20) Jaguars: EDGE K’Lavon Chaisson
21) Eagles: WR Justin Jefferson
22) Vikings: CB Jeff Gladney
23) Patriots: QB Jordan Love
24) Saints: LB Patrick Queen
25) Vikings: WR Denzel Mims
26) Dolphins:

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