This mock definitely targets our needs in the first 2 rounds.
round 1 wrote:
12. Miami Dolphins: Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee
This draft class definitely stinks at the top, so teams might be willing to take more chances. Cordarrelle Patterson is the most physically gifted receiver available, and it's not even close. He's just incredibly raw, but so was Ryan Tannehill coming out of Texas A&M. The Dolphins will love the potential they'll have with Tannehill and Patterson working in tandem.
round 2 wrote:
42. Miami Dolphins: Tyler Eifert, TE, Notre Dame
The Dolphins spent a third-round pick on a tight end last year, but it's unlikely that Michael Egnew will be on the roster in September. Ryan Tannehill needs a real intermediate option, and Tyler Eifert's just too good to pass up at this juncture.
54. Miami Dolphins: Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington
The Dolphins have an extra Day 2 pick because they dealt Vontae Davis to the Colts, so they should probably use one of them on a replacement.
round 3 wrote:
77. Miami Dolphins: John Simon, DE/OLB, Ohio State
Stud defensive tackle Randy Starks will be a free agent in March. If the Dolphins can't retain him, they'll have to find a replacement this offseason. They'd have the option of moving Jared Odrick inside, which is what they'll do in this scenario. Miami needs a dynamic pass-rusher across from Cameron Wake.
82. Miami Dolphins: Chris Faulk, OT, LSU
What if the Dolphins can't retain Jake Long but don't take Eric Fisher at No. 12 overall? They'll move Jonathan Martin to left tackle, which will open up a big need on the right side.