The Dolphins did not have a 5th round pick in 2020's draft to spend this year.
With the 2019 supplemental draft in the books, West Virginia receiver Marcus Simms will be signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars, per National Football League insider Tom Pelissero.
Thompson headlines a five-member class of prospects eligible for the supplemental draft, which is open to college players whose statuses have changed since the completion of the normal NFL Draft.
With Terrelle Pryor, Tre McBride and undrafted free agent Tyre Brady - who impressed many with his performances in practice at this year's Senior Bowl - also in the mix Simms' best hope may be to secure a place on a practice squad with some strong showings in preseason.
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There are many success stories of players in coming from the Supplemental Draft, including Josh Gordon, Ahmad Brooks, Cris Carter and Bernie Kosar.
If I were a team, I'd either offer my mid to late third-round pick or early fourth-round pick, depending on how confident I am in my team to win many games next season.
Simms was the first prospect to announce he was entering the supplemental draft in June. General Manager Mike Mayock was reportedly at a Simms workout. Dwayne Harris played really well for the Raiders in 2018, but it's always good to have a speedy backup option.
The Green Bay Packers are making sure the team acquires all available information on Washington State safety Jalen Thompson ahead of Wednesday's supplemental draft. The Cardinals will forfeit their fifth-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft as a result of Thompson's selection.
While the Redskins could use some depth at safety, they elected not to select him and will roll with Deshazor Everett, Troy Apke, JoJo McIntosh, and Jeremy Reaves as their depth behind Montae Nicholson and Landon Collins in the upcoming season.