2013 NFL Draft: Day Two Predictions

Brian Losness-US PRESSWIRE

In the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins shocked the world by picking Dion Jordan. But whom will the Dolphins select in the second and third rounds on day two?

On Tuesday, I wrote an article predicting who the Dolphins should select in the first round. My conclusion was that we should draft Tyler Eifert. I'll be the first to admit that I was horribly wrong. But that's not to suggest I'm disappointed. I'm elated we drafted a potentially elite talent in Dion Jordan.

But now that the first round has come to a conclusion, whom will the Dolphins select in the second and third rounds? Miami still have the 54th, 77th, and 82nd picks on day two.

The biggest needs for the Dolphins right now are tackle and corner. Other positions to consider are tight end, guard, wide receiver, and safety.

Providing that Jeff Ireland doesn't make a move for Branden Albert, tackle is an absolute must for the Dolphins. Menelik Watson and Terron Armstead could be two players that are high on Ireland's draft board.

Having said that, the Dolphins could sign Eric Winston after the draft. That could mean a corner might be in play for Miami's second round pick. Jamar Taylor is the stand-out corner left on the board. Other options include Jonathan Banks and Darius Slay.

Alternatively, Miami could look to add a tight end. Zach Ertz and Travis Kelce would both be nice compliments to Dustin Keller's skill-set, and could provide Ryan Tannehill with a nice weapon down the middle of the field.

In the third round, it's anyone' guess what could happen. At guard, Brian Winters would help solidify the offensive line. Moreover, DJ Swearinger could provide the Dolphins with the type of hard-hitting safety that wide receivers and tight ends hate to play against. At wide receiver, Ryan Swope may also be in line to be reunited with Ryan Tannehill and former college coach Mike Sherman.

At this point, my choices would be Jamar Taylor, DJ Swearinger, and Ryan Swope. I'd prefer it if we sign Eric Winston on a cheap deal at the conclusion of the draft.

Now it's time for you to decide. Who would you like the Dolphins to select on day two of the 2013 NFL Draft?

SB Nation Featured Video
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join The Phinsider

You must be a member of The Phinsider to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at The Phinsider. You should read them.

Join The Phinsider

You must be a member of The Phinsider to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at The Phinsider. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker