Adding skill-position talent to complement young quarterback Ryan Tannehill as well as beef to each side of the line of scrimmage could have Miami finally ready to challenge New England (which drafted well again too) in the AFC East.
The Jets, who are still looking for a replacement for Joe Namath, apparently believe they can get their man this year with the No. 6 pick in the draft. To prepare for the possibility, they were up close and personal with three of the top-rated quarterbacks in the draft -- Florida State's Jameis Winston, Oregon's Marcus Mariota, and UCLA's Brett Hundley.
This article is one of a 32-part series in which the goal is to identify one relatively unheralded player selected in the 2014 NFL Draft who appears to be an especially good schematic fit with his new NFL team.
The Pac-12 characterizes itself as the conference of champions and the 2015 NFL draft could certainly add to the league's reputation if four of its players wind up among the top seven picks as this very early first round mock draft projects.