2013 NFL Mock Draft: Dolphins get a wide receiver in new SB Nation mock

Jason O. Watson

Miami needs to add another playmaker on the outside, and that's exactly what they did in SB Nation's newest mock draft.

The Miami Dolphins had perhaps the thinnest wide receiving corps in the NFL in 2012. It's important that the team gets weapons for Ryan Tannehill to work with, and that's just what they do in SB Nation's newest mock draft, selecting Cal wide receiver Keenan Allen.

This is a pick we're sticking with for the moment. There have been knocks on Allen of late, but he's a much better fit for Miami's offense than a player like Cordarrelle Patterson. Allen is at his best when he can catch a short pass and get yards after the catch. He would fit nicely as Miami's top wide out.

Allen has dealt with injury issues, so durability could be a concern. However, when he's healthy, he's a dynamic playmaker that can score from anywhere on the field. That's exactly the kind of player that the Dolphins need at wide receiver, a position that needs upgrading, even after Brian Hartline's breakout 2012 season.

For more information on Allen, check out his SB Nation scouting report. Last year with the Golden Bears, he caught 61 passes for 737 yards and six touchdowns in only nine games. He also rushed for a touchdown and returned 15 punts, averaging over 14 yards per return and returning one for a score.

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