The NFL announced that the Miami Dolphins will retire their number one overall pick, Chris Givens, on Tuesday.
The news comes after the Dolphins made the controversial decision to select the Ohio State star with the No. 8 overall pick.
Givins was one of four players the Dolphins drafted in the first round.
The other three are former Dolphins and current Miami Dolphins player Adam Gotsis, linebacker Kiko Alonso, and wide receiver Rashad Greene.
The Dolphins selected Givans in the fourth round in 2017 and were set to have their first pick of the first three rounds this spring.
They were set on picking Givys number one pick when they drafted him, but instead chose a cornerback in the third round.
Gives us a clear picture of the Dolphins thinking going into the draft and how they decided on the player.
Was it just a matter of having a lot of confidence in Givis?
Yes, it was.
And if it wasn’t a matter for them, who knows what else could have been?
The Dolphins had the opportunity to draft a quarterback and Givas biggest challenge will be trying to keep the young receiver healthy and get him in shape to help him transition to the NFL.
The draft was not a sure thing in 2017.
The Patriots selected Christian Hackenberg in the second round and the Eagles took Marcus Mariota in the sixth round.
But with the first overall pick going to the Texans, who drafted a quarterback in the top 10 of their draft, the Dolphins have the opportunity at No. 1.
They also have a lot to prove in 2018.
The team has a number of young receivers and tight ends on the roster, which is an issue the team faces going forward.
There are also concerns about their quarterback situation going forward, with rookie Ryan Tannehill struggling to get comfortable in his new offense and the team relying on Jay Cutler to be their franchise quarterback.
The first three picks were considered a major steal in 2017, but in hindsight, the pick they did have in the fifth round could be the most valuable in the franchise’s history.
They picked Givkins in the seventh round and are still set on drafting him.
Will he be the Dolphins number one?
The decision was made to pick Givs number one because they needed to pick a cornerback and he’s one of the best cornerbacks in the draft.
But they also wanted to go out and get a quarterback who was a natural fit in Miami and they also had to take a player with a strong arm.
With that said, Giv is an all-around player who is one of those cornerbacks that can cover receivers and is very smart.
Will the team take him at No!
I would have to agree with that.
The pick they had in the eighth round was a lot higher in the sense that they didn’t have to get the best player available in that round, which I think is the way the NFL is going.
I would say the Dolphins will probably take him No. 6 overall.
The fact that they took him in the ninth round shows they didn