Dolphins rumors: Davone Bess could be traded if Miami drafts slot WR

Larry French

Bess could be on the move if the Dolphins decide to go with a younger option in the slot.

The Miami Dolphins currently have the newly-signed Mike Wallace and re-signed Brian Hartline as their two starting wide receivers on the outside with the speedy Davone Bess in the slot.

However, the team could still draft a receiver, and if it's a slot guy, Bess could be on the way out, according to the Miami Herald.

Bess has been very productive for Miami over his five-year career, hauling in at least 51 catches and 537 yards in those years. Last season, Bess had 61 receptions for 778 yards, his second-best season.

If Miami dealt Bess, it could probably get back something in the neighborhood of a mid-round pick. While Bess is a productive player, he's not a game-breaker.

It would be surprising if the Dolphins parted ways with Bess considering he provides an excellent security blanket for second-year quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Bess is more important than ever with the loss of tight end Anthony Fasano to the Kansas City Chiefs via free agency this offseason.

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