Three Miami Dolphins and three former Hurricanes make ESPN’s newly released Top 100 players list for the 2017 NFL season.
Not too bad, right?
Now the bad news: The AFC East rival New England Patriots place a league-best seven players on the list, by by No. 1 overall Tom Brady.
The other division teams, the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills, place one player each.
Dolphins in the Top 100: DT Ndmaukong Suh (26th); DE Cam Wake (78th) and WR Jarvis Landry (94th).
Patriots ranked: QB Brady (1st); TE Rob Gronkowski (11th); WR Brandin Cooks (45th); LB Dont’a Hightower (54th); FS Devin McCourty (55th); CB Malcolm Butler (56th) and CB Stephon Gilmore (69th).
Jets who made it: DE Leonard Williams (51st).
Bills on the list: RB LeSean McCoy (52nd).
Others with South Florida ties in Top 100: Chargers DE Joey Bosa (St. Thomas Aquinas grad) 27th; Giants DE Olivier Vernon (former Cane and Dolphin) 61st; Panthers TE Greg Olsen (former Cane) 71st; Jaguars DE Calais Campbell (former Cane) 86th and Colts WR T.Y. Hilton (ex-FIU) 88th.