Players have been scouted, big boards have been created and mock drafts have been done and redone over and over again.
Offensive tackle, offensive guard and linebacker are three of the most notable needs, but the Dolphins can also use upgrades at wide receiver and tight end. They are also in need of future replacements at safety and running back as well.
While nobody knows for sure how the Dolphins will approach the draft on May 8, many experts have taken their best guess on which direction Miami will go.
Here are the experts' mock drafts that will be included in the roundup:
- Matt Miller of Bleacher Report
- Rob Rang of CBS Sports
- Pete Prisco of CBS Sports
- Pat Kirwan of CBS Sports
- Will Brinson of CBS Sports
- Dane Brugler of CBS Sports
- Mel Kiper Jr. of ESPN (subscription required)
- Todd McShay of ESPN (subscription required)
- Daniel Jeremiah of NFL.com
- Brian Baldinger of NFL.com
- Charles Davis of NFL.com
- Bucky Brooks of NFL.com
- Chris Burke of Sports Illustrated
- Don Banks of Sports Illustrated
- Doug Farrar of Sports Illustrated
Without further ado, let's take a look at these experts' picks for the Dolphins along with some analysis and my official selection as well.