DOLPHINS MAKE TUA TAGOVAILOA NO. 1 PICK! Our column and Grade the Pick poll. Vote now!; plus we live-graded our Mock Draft pick by pick; also, Greg Cote Show podcast Episode 8, column links & more
1) It's SATURDAY, APRIL 25. Hang in, stay apart and eventually we rise together! 2) Our Greg Cote Show podcast is now separately on Twitter and Instagram! Follow on both at TheGregCoteShow. 3) Find our latest Back In My Day from Le Batard Show on ESPN Radio HERE. 4) In The Previous Blogpost (ITPB): Our 29th annual Mock Draft, Greg Cote Show podcast & more. 5) Join us on Twitter.com/gregcote and Instagram.
GREG COTE SHOW PODCAST: EPISODE 8 OUT NOW: Our new(ish) Miami Herald podcast, "The Greg Cote Show With Greg Cote," debuted in early March and Episode 8 is now out. Find a new Greg Cote Show every Monday on Apple, Spotify or wherever you do your podding, and of course at MiamiHerald.com. Find all eight episodes we've done so far right here. Please listen, subscribe, rate and review! Our podcast is a variety show: Sports and non-sports, 3-0-5 and national, fun and (when necessary) serious. In Episode 8 we take a deep dive into Dolphins' NFL Draft with ESPN Fins reporter Cameron Wolfe, and, in Stugotz 2.0, he talks Grateful Dead and shares something you didn't know about Dan Le Batard.
POLLS: GRADE DOLPHINS FIRST-ROUND PICK!: We have a Dolphins draft poll on the top pick -- QB Tua Tagovailoa, fifth overall.
HOW WE DID ON OUR 29th ANNUAL NFL MOCK DRAFT, PICK BY PICK: Our 29th Official Miami Herald NFL Mock Draft lists our forecasts for the entire first round Thursday night, including all three Miami Dolphins picks (scheduled as 5th, 18th and 26th overall). To read our full analysis with capsules on each selection, plus Super Bonus Draft Facts, please visit Greg Cote's 2020 NFL Mock Draft. And here is my draft preview column: Hackers, Barking Dogs, Crazy Pressure: Why Virtual NFL Draft IS Biggest Ever For Dolphins. Follow here along Thursday/tonight as we grade how we did, pick by pick, below:
My mock pick / Team's actual selection
18. MIAMI DOLPHINS: TRISTAN WIRFS, OT, IOWA / Right position. Fins take OT Austin Jackson of USC, whom I did not have going in the first round. A reach by Miami or a misfire by me? Mel Kiper had Jackson as his 48th ranked overall prospect, which translates to second round. (Wirfs went 13th to Bucs).
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