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Dave George: Joe Thomas was Miami Dolphins’ cagiest personnel pro, as shown in 1968 draft

By Dave George - Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

The greatest Miami Dolphins draft was orchestrated by the cagiest personnel pro in franchise history, a man whose profound influence here predates Don Shula and whose decisions seeded the roster with talent enough to grow a Super Bowl dynasty.

That’s saying a mouthful, especially for a former executive who gets no mention in the Dolphins’ various honor rolls and walks of fame, but Joe Thomas earned every bit of it.

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