Draft buzz: On the Dolphins' radar

The Dolphins signed two-time CFL defensive MVP Cameron Wake in the offseason and also were able to re-sign free agent-to-be Channing Crowder. But that doesn't mean they still couldn't use some help at linebacker in the draft. In that vein, they recently worked out a top linebacker prospect. DolphinDigest.com tells you who he is and what the scouting report on him is.

Scout.com draft analyst Chris Steuber is reporting that Virginia linebacker Clint Sintim recently had a private workout with the Dolphins. He is considered an early-second-round pick who conceivably could work himself up to the bottom of the first round.

Here is Steuber's scouting report on Sintim:

"Sintim is a strong defender who's the most NFL-ready 3-4 linebacker in the draft. He has great size, strength and quickness. He's physical at the line of scrimmage, gets off blocks cleanly and is excellent in pursuit. He's a good blitzer who's quick off the edge and has the ability to get to the quarterback. He lacks fluidity in his hips and plays a bit stiff. He has to get better depth on his drops and improve his coverage skills.

"He's a natural fit in a 3-4 scheme. Virginia runs a 3-4 defense and he played a prominent role for Al Groh. Groh and Parcells have a history together and Sintim told me that he had an interesting discussion with Parcells. He didn't get the sense that Parcells will draft him, but he said Parcells seemed interested. Sintim had 70 tackles, 13 TFL and 11 sacks this past season."


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