Trading places: Is this the year the Dolphins make the smart move — and move back?

Miami Herald
Trading places: Is this the year the Dolphins make the smart move — and move back?
Trading places: Is this the year the Dolphins make the smart move — and move back?

Draft weekend is Chris Grier's show, and he intends to put on a good one. But the second-most important person in the Dolphins' draft room might just be the most unassuming. Brandon Shore, the team's low-key vice president of football administration, has many roles. Among them: the unofficial keeper of the chart. The draft trade chart that is, the sliding scale that gives a value to each draft pick, from 1 to 254. The theory is intuitive. The value, in points, that you get back from another team better have a higher total score than what you ship out. Crafting the chart is a team effort, with plenty of input from the team's analytics department. And to be sure, Grier, the Dolphins' general manager,

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