Dolphins Hosting QBs Josh Allen & Baker Mayfield This Week

Albert Breer reports that the Dolphins are scheduled to host Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield for an official visit on Thursday and will also host Wyoming QB Josh Allen on Friday.

Reports have connected the Browns to Allen dating back to January, but it there has been more and more buzz about Allen possibly being the first pick in the draft, so odds are he does not fall to the Dolphins at No. 11.

Last week, a friend of Browns GM John Dorsey told Peter King of the that he believes Cleveland will open the draft by taking Allen and then look to get RB Saquon Barkley at No. 4 overall.

“I would be surprised if he traded down,” King’s source said. “This would be his chance to take his two offensive cornerstones for the next eight or 10 years.

Allen, 21, impressive arm and overall skill set, but there are concerns about his accuracy and how this will impact him at the next level. Throughout the draft process, Allen has done a good job of trying to alleviate some of the concerns about his accuracy, but many would still be surprised to see him be the top pick in the draft.

During his college career at Wyoming, Allen threw for 4,912 yards while completing 56.2 percent of his passes to go along with 41 touchdowns 21 interceptions over the course of 26 games. He also rushed for 770 yards and 12 touchdowns for Wyoming.

As for Mayfield, the Dolphins have shown a clear interest in him throughout the pre-draft process and had dinner with Mayfield on March 14 prior to his Pro Day workout.

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald believes it’s “highly questionable” whether Mayfield will even be available to them at No. 11 overall. Although, that hasn’t prevented them from doing background work on him in case he ends up dropping to that point in round one.

Back in January, Mayfield wrote “#GetmetoMiami” in response to an Instagram post. He later explained he was just commenting about playing with former Sooner Kenny Stills and there was no reason to read into it too much.

During his four-year college career at Texas Tech and Oklahoma, Mayfield threw for 14,607 yards while completing 68.5 percent of his passes to go along with 131 touchdowns and 30 interceptions over the course of 48 games. He also rushed 1,083 yards and 21 touchdowns.

Mayfield was the 2017 Heisman Trophy winner.

We have the Bills taking Allen at No. 2 overall and Mayfield going to the Broncos at No. 5 in our latest 2018 NFL Mock Draft.

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