The Miami Dolphins have swapped linebacker Raekwon McMillan and a draft choose from the fifth spherical in 2021 for a draft choose from the fourth spherical in 2021 for a draft choose from the fourth spherical in 2021, Dolphins supervisor Brian Flores confirmed on Saturday.
The web win for the Dolphins is a day three choose swap, whereas the Raiders get a run-stuffing linebacker who can combat for recreation time able group the place they want some depth.
“He is somebody I’ve a variety of respect for,” stated Flores of McMillan. “He is a gifted participant. … He is somebody who I believe could have a protracted profession, however there’s a variety of depth on this room.”
McMillan, who began 28 video games for the Dolphins within the final two seasons, fell into the crew’s depth map after the low season additions of Elandon Roberts and Kamu Grugier-Hill. It additionally did not appear to go together with what the Dolphins wished to do of their new protection, and this was mirrored in his taking part in time throughout coaching camp. He was firmly within the bubble and a candidate to be launched on cutdown day.
With McMillan’s absence, Dolphins linebackers Roberts, Grugier-Hill, Kyle Van Noy and Sam Eguavoen are anticipated to play greater roles in protection and particular groups.
McMillan, a 2017 second-round hit from the state of Ohio, enters the ultimate yr of his contract. He has 177 tackles, eight for loss and two compelled fumbles.