What would 2021 draft trade back with Detroit look like for Dolphins?

Oct 7, 2018; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) passes the ball against the Green Bay Packers during the third quarter at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Dolphins hold one of the critical dominoes of this April’s 2021 NFL Draft. The Dolphins, courtesy of their trade of offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil, are in ownership of the No. 3 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. But that’s only the first bit of good news. Because Miami’s most pressing need this offseason, running back and wide receiver, are considered to be be deep groups in the NFL Draft and in free agency alike — which gives the Dolphins ample room to be flexible with how they choose to assemble a rebuild skill group to work with moving forward.

Ons such avenue to explore is the possibility of a trade back. The Dolphins could very easily coax another quarterback hungry team to leap up the draft order and attack one of the prime quarterback prospects available — either BYU’s Zach Wilson or Ohio State’s Justin Fields. There will be a market for the pick should the Dolphins look to sell it. With the peace of mind of knowing that there are plenty of skilled wide receivers to add, Miami may find themselves comfortable with several weapons and be comfortable with letting other teams make the choice of which falls to Miami.

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