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    Miami Dolphins Depth Chart Predictions: Where Things Stand Entering Training Camp

    The Miami Dolphins' depth chart is largely set, but Mike McDaniel and Chris Grier do have some tough 53-man roster decisions to make in the next two months.

    Miami Dolphins training camp starts in two weeks, and the first official depth chart will be out two weeks after that.

    That’s way too long to wait, in our opinion. Get a head-start on your friends (and fantasy foes) with PFN’s final pre-training camp look at the Dolphins’ 53-man roster.

    Predicting the Miami Dolphins Depth Chart

    Quarterback (2)

    Starter: Tua Tagovailoa
    Backup: Mike White
    First Out: Skylar Thompson

    The Dolphins burned a roster spot on Thompson last year, and he didn’t play a down all season. They can almost certainly get away with stashing him on the practice squad in 2024.

    Running Back (5)

    Starters: Raheem Mostert, Alec Ingold
    Backups: De’Von Achane, Jaylen Wright, Jeff Wilson Jr.
    First Out: Chris Brooks

    If Salvon Ahmed had known the Dolphins were going to trade into the third round to take yet another running back (Wright), he probably would have signed elsewhere.

    Wide Receiver (6)

    Starters: Tyreek Hill, Jaylen Waddle
    Backups: Odell Beckham Jr., Braxton Berrios, River Cracraft, Malik Washington
    First Out: Erik Ezukanma

    Expect one of the rookie Washingtons (Malik or Tahj) to make the team. The next six weeks will determine which one.

    Tight End (3)

    Starters: Jonnu Smith
    Backups: Durham Smythe, Julian Hill
    First Out: Jody Fortson Jr.

    Smith and Smythe will likely get roughly equal snaps in 2024, but the real intrigue this preseason is who wins the TE3 job.

    Offensive Line (9)

    Starters: Terron Armstead, Isaiah Wynn, Aaron Brewer, Liam Eichenberg, Austin Jackson
    Backups: Kendall Lamm, Patrick Paul, Robert Jones, Jack Driscoll
    First Out: Kion Smith

    The two starting guard spots are a complete mystery at this point, but we have Wynn as LG1 at this point based solely on reputation. Eichenberg logged the ninth-most snaps of any Dolphins player in 2024.

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    Defensive Line (6)

    Starters: Zach Sieler, Calais Campbell, Benito Jones
    Backups: Neville Gallimore, Teair Tart, Da’Shawn Hand
    First Out: Jonathan Harris

    The Campbell signing late in the cycle further populated an already crowded position. Harris and Brandon Pili should both get a real opportunity to make the team.

    EDGE (5)

    Starters: Bradley Chubb, Jaelan Phillips
    Backups: Shaq Barrett, Chop Robinson, Mohamed Kamara
    First Out: Cameron Goode

    This is the best-case scenario for the Dolphins. A more realistic scenario is Chubb and Phillips both missing time on PUP.

    Linebacker (5)

    Starters: Jordyn Brooks, David Long Jr.
    Backups: Duke Riley, Anthony Walker Jr., Cameron Brown
    First Out: Channing Tindall

    Jerome Baker is gone, but the Dolphins’ competition at off-ball linebacker has rarely been better. This is Tindall’s last chance to make a mark in Miami.

    Secondary (9)

    Starters: Jalen Ramsey, Kendall Fuller, Jevon Holland, Marcus Maye
    Backups: Kader Kohou, Cam Smith, Siran Neal, Jordan Poyer, Elijah Campbell
    First Out: Ethan Bonner

    The addition of Maye last month made Campbell’s and Bonner’s path to make the team a bit narrower. Both will be prime practice-squad candidates if they don’t.

    Special Teams (3)

    Starters: Jason Sanders, Jake Bailey, Blake Ferguson
    Backups: N/A
    First Out: N/A

    The Dolphins are running it back with their field-goal battery. The competition for kick/punt returner will be a good one.

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