The Miami Dolphins are trading running back Kenyan Drake, to the Arizona Cardinals for a 2020 6th round pick, that could become a 5th round pick, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Compensation update: Arizona is trading a 2020 6th-round pick that could become a 5th-round pick to Miami in exchange for RB Kenyan Drake, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 28, 2019
The Dolphins traveled to Pittsburgh for tonight’s Monday Night Football game against the Steelers, however, Kenyan Drake did not travel with the team as he was in trade talks.
Drake led the Dolphins in rushing yards with 174 yards on 47 attempts this season. He also has 22 catches for 174 yards as well.
A 2016 3rd round draft pick, Drake has played with the Dolphins for the past three seasons. He will be joining a Cardinals team that is on the outside looking in at 3-4-1. Cardinals running back David Johnson is dealing with an ankle injury which could sideline him for this week according to Adam Schefter. They already lost running back Chase Edmonds who suffered a hamstring injury during Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints.
Kenyan Drake will look to make an immediate impact on his new team.
At the time of the trade, the Dolphins (0-6) remain one of two winless teams in the NFL – the other being the Cincinnati Bengals.
Arizona is also in last in their division, but are 3-4-1. Drake joins a Cardinal backfield that includes David Johnson, Alfred Morris, Chase Edmonds, D.J Foster, and Zach Zenner. Johnson is expected to miss the next two games and Edmonds went down with a hamstring injury on Sunday.