The 2011 NFL Draft is on the books, and the Miami Dolphins came away with six new players, including four on the offensive side of the ball.
Some of these players, like second-round running back Daniel Thomas, will be filling a void left by the team's upcoming free agents. Others, like seventh-rounders Frank Kearse and Jimmy Wilson, will have to be battle just to make the team as they are no locks themselves.
That being said, a few of the Dolphins' draft picks should have an immediate impact, and that could come at the expense of some veterans currently on the team in the form of playing time or even a roster spot.
Here are a few notable players currently on the Dolphins' roster who should be sweating a little after the team's selections last week...
Chris J. Nelson majored in journalism at Georgia State University and currently works for Turner Sports in Atlanta. He operates his own Miami Dolphins website, The Miami Dolphins Spotlight, and he can be followed on Twitter here.