Miami Dolphins: NFL Mock Drafts Around the 'Net, 4/12 Edition

Believe it or not, we are just over two weeks from the 2011 NFL Draft. All of the speculations, rumors, and misinformation will soon come to a head on April 28 at Radio City Music Hall. Until then, of course, the number of rumors will only increase and the smokescreens will only grow darker.

So let's feed into all of that by going around the internet once again and seeing who the most respected mock drafts around the internet have the Miami Dolphins selecting.

The list of 20+ mock drafts is below...

2011 MIAMI DOLPHINS MOCKS AROUND THE NET
Site Upd. 1st Round (15th)
2nd Round 3rd Round (79th)
SBNation.com 4/4 OLB
Robert Quinn
Mocking The Draft 4/9 QB
Ryan Mallett
New Era Scouting 3/28 RB
Mark Ingram
QB Ricky Stanzi
ESPN's Mel Kiper 4/6
RB
Mark Ingram
ESPN's Todd McShay 4/6
OG
Mike Pouncey
RB Dion Lewis
SI.com's Don Banks 3/30 RB
Mark Ingram
NFL.com's Steve Wyche 4/11 OG Mike Pouncey
NFL.com's Bucky Brooks 4/5 OG Mike Pouncey
National Football Post 4/7 RB Mark Ingram
Pro Football Weekly 3/25 QB Jake Locker
Al Fronczak 4/11 OG
Mike Pouncey
PBP's Ben Volin 3/15 OT Gabe Carimi
Sun-Sentinel's Omar Kelly 4/5 RB Mark Ingram
Consensus Draft Services 4/9 OG Mike Pouncey
RB Shane Vereen
Draft Daddy 3/29 QB
Jake Locker
RB Shane Vereen
Draft Countdown 3/21 RB Mark Ingram
FOX Sports 4/2 RB Mark Ingram
Football's Future 4/6 RB Mark Ingram
Walter Football 4/11 OG Mike Pouncey
RB Jordan Todman
DrafTek 4/6 OT Anthony Castonzo
RB Ryan Williams
The Sporting News 3/22 RB
Mark Ingram
Rotoworld's Evan Silva 3/28 QB Christian Ponder
CBS Sports' Rob Rang 4/11 OG Mike Pouncey
CBS Sports' Chad Reuter 4/11 RB Mark Ingram
Draft Huddle 3/5 QB Ryan Mallett QB Pat Devlin
KFFL 4/1 RB Mark Ingram
Draft Board Insider 3/28 RB Mark Ingram

Trends
(Denotes any changes since last update)

Mark Ingram: 44% (-)
Mike Pouncey: 26% (+)
Jake Locker: 7.4%
Ryan Mallett: 7.4%
Gabe Carimi, Christian Ponder, Anthony Castonzo, Robert Quinn: 3.7% each

For the third consecutive time, the amount of analysts predicting Mark Ingram as the 15th pick continues to decrease - more evidence that Ingram's stock is indeed falling; or, rather, that the value of running backs in the NFL Draft is decreasing. Our first edition of this series back in early March had 73% of the mock drafts predicting Ingram as the Dolphins' pick.

Meanwhile, the "experts" are beginning to pile onto the Mike Pouncey bandwagon. Pouncey saw a dramatic increase in the number of mocks sending him to the Dolphins. But I will not be joining that bandwagon anytime soon. I do not believe drafting a guard in the middle of round one is good value. Nor do I feel as if Pouncey is that great of a prospect to warrant a mid-first pick. If his last name wasn't Pouncey, his stock would not be so high.

Still two weeks to go and I expect a lot of shuffling in these mocks as the draft analysts attempt to flex their prognosticating muscle.

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