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Miami Dolphins - Best Number One Pick for Every Team in NFL Draft History

Here we have the only team in history to go undefeated in the regular season and then march all the way to the Super Bowl to win a championship and not lose a single game. Bob Griese was the quarterback in 1972 when Miami finished 17-0 and defeated the Washington Redskins in the Super Bowl. Griese was not the Dolphins’ greatest quarterback however, instead, it was the first-round pick in 1983, Dan Marino. The former University of Pittsburgh star is hands down the best first-round draft pick in the history of the Dolphins that began with their first year in the league in 1966. Griese was also a first-round pick selected in 1967 with the fourth pick overall. The great Larry Csonka would come two years later in the first round. Miami would win back-to-back Super Bowls with Griese but Marino would never earn a ring during his career making the Super Bowl just once and lost. It’s been a long time since Miami got close to a Super Bowl but they’ve had a lot of great players along the way. Most of them came in later rounds following the opening round of the draft.

Honorable Mentions: Bill Stanfill (1969), Kim Bokamper (1975), A.J. Duhe (1977), Richmond Webb (1990), O.J. McDuffie (1993), Mike Pouncey (2011), Ryan Tannehill (2012)

Harv Aronson

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