Bills vs. Dolphins: which Miami player would help Buffalo most?

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If you could hand-pick one player off of the Miami Dolphins roster to add to the Buffalo Bills, who would it be?

Congratulations! You have inherited the GM post of the Buffalo Bills from Doug Whaley for a day. Jeff Ireland, GM of the Miami Dolphins, gives you a call and tells you that to welcome you to your first NFL gig, he's going to let you pick one player off of his roster to add to the roster you inherited from Whaley, making him a very magnanimous peer indeed. Which Dolphin would you like to steal?

Very quietly, quarterback Ryan Tannehill has put together a rock solid second pro season, throwing for 3,627 yards and 23 touchdowns (to 14 picks) in leading Miami to an 8-6 record and a shot at the playoffs. There are limitations to his game, but perhaps you'd be fine with consistency and some upside at the game's most important position.

Buffalo needs more help at tight end, and Charles Clay (61-684-6) has had a great season in Miami. The Bills also need help on the interior offensive line, and Mike Pouncey is one of the more talented young centers in the league.

Defensively, Miami has plenty of alluring players, as well. Randy Starks, Jared Odrick and Paul Soliai would add to a fairly formidable Bills defensive line. One of the team's impressive trio of pass rushers - Cameron Wake, Dion Jordan and breakout star Olivier Vernon - would slide into Buffalo's already-outstanding pass rush quite nicely. Then there's linebacker Dannell Ellerbe, a player that many Bills fans hoped the team would pursue as a free agent last spring.

The choice is yours, boss. Who will it be?

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