Miami Dolphins News, April 25: Xavier Worthy’s Potential Fit in South Beach, Dolphins Select JC Latham in Latest Mock Draft, and More

Here's the latest news involving the Miami Dolphins, including Xavier Worthy's potential fit, JC Latham headed to South Beach in latest mock draft, and more.

Following a chaotic start to the offseason, the Miami Dolphins are in a surprisingly good position heading into the 2024 NFL Draft.

Dolphins general manager Chris Grier has retooled Miami’s roster following several notable departures in free agency.

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While the Dolphins still have several questions remaining on the current roster, the 2024 NFL Draft is loaded with prospects at positions of need for Miami. With just six draft picks, Grier will have to capitalize on each selection.

All of that and more in today’s Dolphins news!

Miami Dolphins 7-Round 2024 NFL Mock Draft: JC Latham Is the Pick at 21

Despite the return of starting left tackle Terron Armstead, Miami must address the team’s future at offensive tackle.

Pro Football Network’s Adam H. Beasley released his final mock draft for the Dolphins, and he has Miami selecting Alabama offensive tackle JC Latham with the No. 21 overall selection.

Latham would likely start at right guard in 2024 while serving as Armstead’s replacement in the future.

READ MORE: Adam H. Beasley’s Final Dolphins Mock Draft

Some Needed Perspective on the Xavier Worthy-to-Miami Hype Train

Regardless of the presence of Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle, Miami has been linked to Texas wide receiver Xavier Worthy. After breaking the 40-yard dash record at the 2024 NFL Combine, it’s clear that Worthy would bring even more speed down to Miami.

Yet Beasley believes that Worthy likely won’t be the best player available when the Dolphins are on the clock at No. 21.

CONTINUE READING: Xavier Worthy’s Potential Fit in South Beach

2024 NFL Draft: Ranking 10 Most OL-Needy Teams, Including Dolphins, Commanders, Patriots, Titans

As previously mentioned, Armstead is returning for likely one final season in Miami. Given his age and injury history, the Dolphins need help along their offensive line.

Pro Football Network’s Dallas Robinson ranked the 10 most offensive line-needy teams heading into the 2024 NFL Draft.

The Dolphins ranked eighth on Robinson’s list, as he cited Miami’s lack of depth behind Armstead as a key reason for being included.

KEEP READING: Dolphins Named One of 10 Most OL-Needy Teams

Joe Broback’s 3-Round 2024 NFL Mock Draft: Dolphins Find Christian Wilkins’ Replacement

The Dolphins have attempted to replace Christian Wilkins with low-cost options in free agency. Yet there is a strong chance that one of the best defensive tackles in this year’s draft class will be available with the No. 21 overall selection.

Pro Football Network’s Joe Broback has the Dolphins selecting Texas defensive tackle Byron Murphy II in the first round of his latest mock draft.

READ MORE: Pro Football Network’s Latest Mock Draft

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