The Miami Dolphins are set to meet with Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes as part of their pre-draft process. This news comes courtesy of Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald.
According to Jeff Hyde (Twitter: @Jeff__Hyde), an analyst for the PhinManiacs Draft Guide, Waynes has prototypical size and speed for the cornerback position. He has good, long arms and great straight line speed. This combination of size and speed makes it extremely difficult to throw it deep on him. He also does a great job using his big body and aggressive hands to close out passing lanes. His weaknesses include short/quick passing routes because of tightness in his hips that exposes him to quicker receivers. He also has a tendency to open his hips too soon, which allows receivers to run free on the underneath routes.
Hyde believes that he warrants a first round selection and that's where every draft analyst is projecting him to be selected. Whether or not he's on the Dolphins board with the 14th pick remains to be seen. If that happens, we'll see if the Dolphins pull the trigger on the corner from Michigan State.
This story was written by Matthew Cannata. Follow him on Twitter: @PhinManiacs
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