Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott to visit Miami Dolphins
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So it should come as no surprise that they're eying Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott in 2016.
Elliott told NFL Network late Thursday that he has a visit planned with the Dolphins,Dick Butkus Jersey who own the 13th pick in the first round.
And like Gurley -- whom the Rams drafted before Miami went on the clock in 2015 -- Elliott has plenty of suitors.Matthew Stafford Jersey
He has already visited the Cowboys (who pick fourth) and has meetings set up with the Eagles (eighth) and Bears (11th), Elliott said.Peyton Manning Jersey
Elliott is easily best running back in a deep class. He rushed for nearly 4,Marcus Mariota Jersey000 yards in just three seasons with the Buckeyes, averaging an astounding 6.DeForest Buckner Jersey7 yards per carry.
The Dolphins have a clear need at the position,Luke Kuechly Jersey after losing Lamar Miller to the Texans in free agency and missing out on targets C.J.Jay Cutler Jersey Anderson and Chris Johnson.
With just three weeks until the draft,Taylor Decker Jersey Dolphins headquarters feels a bit like a bus terminal these days.
They held their local pro day Thursday,T.Y. Hilton Jersey with University of Miami sending a handful of players to Davie, including safety Deon Bush and wide receiver Rashawn Scott.
The Dolphins are also in the market for a long-term backup quarterback. Jake Rudock, the former St. Thomas Aquinas star who played collegiately at both Iowa and Michigan, worked out for the team this week.
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