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Except that Jordan has not only been an epic bust but also is the face of what was perhaps the worst offseason in franchise history and a major reason the team is in the trouble it is in today.
And yet when measured against all the other terrible decisions and missteps the Dolphins made that 2013 offseason, picking Thomas was one of the more enlightened moves of the time.