The Dolphins continue to ship current players out of town, with an eye toward stockpiling future picks.
The latest move, however, likely won’t prompt any consternation among the current veterans. According to Ben Volin of the Palm Beach Post, the Dolphins have traded offensive lineman Ryan Cook to the Cowboys.
Cook made the disclosure Thursday night on his Facebook page. Bob Sturm of FOX Sports Southwest (via Volin) reports that the Dolphins will get a seventh-round pick for Cook.
Cook was due to earn a base salary of $1 million in Miami. He possibly would have been cut later today, when the Dolphins drop to 53 players.
The Dolphins now have 10 picks in the 2013 draft. In addition to their seven selections, they have an extra second-round pick from the trade of cornerback Vontae Davis to the Colts, an extra third-round pick from the trade of receiver Brandon Marshall to the Bears, and now an extra seventh-round pick from the trade of Cook.
A few of the team’s older players probably wouldn’t mind seeing that pile of picks grow some more, if it happens as a result of a trade involving, you know, them.