The Miami Dolphins’ 2019 season is off to a rough start, and now they’re responding by acquiring a bulk of future assets.
Fitzpatrick, the 11th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, has been dealt to the Pittsburgh Steelers in exchange for a 2020 first-round pick, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Miami now owns three first-rounders in next year’s draft.
The Alabama product played in Miami’s first two games this season, recording six total tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
Pittsburgh’s defense will benefit immensely from the addition of Fitzpatrick, while the offense looks to move forward with Mason Rudolph at quarterback following Ben Roethlisberger’s season-ending elbow injury.
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