Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 4/28/13

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Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including a look at the Dolphins 2013 draft class.

JOE PHILBIN:

Philbin: We Are Going To Have Great Competition For The 53 Spots
Coach Joe Philbin wraps up the Draft weekend and looks ahead to the off-season program.

Armando Salguero: Focus shifts to Miami Dolphins’ Joe Philbin, Ryan Tannehill - Armando Salguero - MiamiHerald.com
The names the Miami Dolphins added in the draft this weekend start to blur after a while because general manager Jeff Ireland did a fine job of gathering a lot of picks for this draft and then filled his needs as well as desires over three exhilarating days.

JEFF IRELAND:

Dave George: Dolphins’ Jeff Ireland stakes his reputation on... | www.mypalmbeachpost.com
At 6-feet-6 and 248 pounds, there is a lot of Dion Jordan to size up. It might make more sense, though, to analyze General Manager Jeff Ireland’s history as a personnel pro when it comes to figuring out why the Dolphins jumped so far and so fast in the first round to get the Oregon star.

Ireland: There's No Doubt We Are A Better Football Team
General Manager Jeff Ireland wraps up the three days of the 2013 NFL Draft.

DOLPHINS RUNNING BACKS:

Gillislee: I Feel Like I Am A Complete Back
Dolphins fifth round pick is happy too stay inside Florida.

DOLPHINS TIGHT ENDS:

Tight End Dion Sims Taken With Second Fourth Round Pick
Michigan State prospect is another offensive weapon for Dolphins.

DOLPHINS DEFENSE:

Armando Salguero: Time will tell if improving defense was the right move for Miami Dolphins - Armando Salguero - MiamiHerald.com
Years from now when hindsight puts this NFL draft into focus, we’ll know if the Dolphins decision to improve on defense instead of turning the offense into a loaded point-manufacturing machine was the right way to go.

DOLPHINS DEFENSIVE LINE:

Miami Dolphins top pick Dion Jordan ready to wreak havoc: ‘I have a high motor’ - Miami Dolphins - MiamiHerald.com
Dion Jordan says he’s ready form a fearsome pass-rushing tandem with Cameron Wake. First, he must get his shoulder healthy.

Dolphins’ top pick Dion Jordan has Miami fans excited | www.mypalmbeachpost.com
Dolphins season-ticket holder Joe Gruny of Lake Worth had a bad feeling when General Manager Jeff Ireland traded up from 12th to third in the NFL Draft Thursday night.

Dolphins DE Dion Jordan is about to go from small-time to big-time, and he's enjoying the attention. - South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com
Dolphins DE Dion Jordan didn't get much attention as a college defender at high-scoring Oregon. That will change with Miami.

Jordan Welcomed To The Dolphins By Season Ticket Member
Hollywood resident, wife and son treated to nice surprise.

DOLPHINS LINEBACKERS:

Dolphins Open Final Day By Taking Florida LB Jenkins
Speedy outside linebacker adds depth to the defense.

DOLPHINS SECONDARY:

Dolphins Close 2013 Draft With Selection of DB Don Jones
Versatile player played cornerback and safety in college.

Jones: I Can Be A Guy Who Gets The Job Done
Miami's seventh round selection, Don Jones, talks about his versatility on the field.

DOLPHINS SPECIAL TEAMS:

Sturgis: I Was On Hole 17 When Dolphins Called
Kicker was on the golf course when he gets call from Dolphins

Kicking competitions coming to AFC East - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
Quarterback isn't the only position where there will be various competitions involving rookies in training camp.

DOLPHINS 2013 DRAFT:

Dolphins draft picks | www.mypalmbeachpost.com
Dolphins draft picks

Dolphins added more talent but playoff berth might be asking too much. - South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com

The Dolphins have more talent than last year but blending so many new faces will be a challenge.

REPORTS: Several Undrafted Free Agents Sign With Dolphins " The Finsiders – Miami Dolphins
Another Draft may be in the books, but the wheeling and dealing is still underway. Though it may seem like a setback initally, undrafted free agents have a little bit more control over the process; they can sort through the offers extended and choose a landing spot.

Eventful draft for Miami - South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com
DAVIE — The Miami Dolphins spent the 2013 draft playing the numbers game trying to renovate the football team.

DOLPHINS 2013 SEASON:

Miami Dolphins Engage Next Generation Of Fans
Dolphins aim to to enhance the overall youth experience.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed - 4/27/13 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours.Today's articles include the Dolphins drafted Jamar Taylor in the 2nd, Dallas Thomas & Will Davis in the 3rd, and a look at Dion Jordan.

Dolphins move around, still pick three on Draft's second day - The Phinsider
Last night, the NFL completed rounds two and three of the 2013 NFL Draft. The Miami Dolphins entered the day with three draft picks on tap, and, despite multiple trades around the draft board, the Miami Dolphins still made three selections.

Dolphins Draft Rumors: Possible 4th round targets - The Phinsider
The NFL's third and final day starts today at noon Eastern. Some rumors about the Miami Dolphins' potential targets in the fourth round have started to bubble up.

NFL Draft Order Day Three, Rounds 4-7 - The Phinsider
The NFL Draft continues today, starting an noon eastern. Here's a run down of the current draft order.

NFL Draft Grades for AFC East Rounds 1-3 from Mocking the Draft - The Phinsider
The NFL Draft has completed the first two days of the three day draft process. Before the third day kicks off, here's a look at the drafts from the four AFC East teams with the grades from Mocking the Draft.

2013 NFL Draft Schedule, TV Coverage, Dolphins Needs, and More - The Phinsider
The 2013 NFL Draft concludes today with the final four rounds. Here's all the information you need to watch it, and keep up with the Miami Dolphins throughout the day.

NFL Draft Results: Dolphins Pick LB Jelani Jenkins in 4th round - The Phinsider
With the 104th overall pick the Miami Dolphins have selected Florida linebacker Jelani Jenkins.

NFL Draft Results: Dolphins add TE Dion Sims with second pick in 4th round - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins added tight end Dion Sims from Michigan State with the 106th overall pick

Dion Sims explains situation that resulted in 2010 suspension - The Phinsider
The newest Miami Dolphins member, fourth round draft pick, tight end Dion Sims, has more baggage than you would normally see in a Dolphins selection. Sims was suspended for the 2010 season at Michigan State, and addressed it at the Combine.

NFL Draft Results: Dolphins Pick RB Mike Gillislee in 5th round - The Phinsider
With the 164th overall pick the Miami Dolphins have selected Florida RB Mike Gillislee. The Dolphins also hold pick 166.

NFL Draft Results: Dolphins add K Caleb Sturgis with pick 166 in 5th round - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have selected kick Caleb Sturgis with the 166th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

Miami Dolphins Draft Results: Day 3 Gator Raid - The Phinsider
Sorry. It had to be done. The Miami Dolphins used three picks during the third day of the NFL Draft to select former Florida Gators. Here's a look at all three.

Dolphins draft picks end with S Don Jones in seventh round - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have completed their 2013 NFL Draft with the selection of Arkansas State safety Don Jones with the 250th overall pick.

2013 Undrafted Free Agents: Best Players Available - The Phinsider
The 2013 NFL Draft is complete, but that doesn't mean the madness has stopped. Now it just means that, rather than teams picking players, it's time for players to pick teams. We've reached the undrafted free agent period.

Dolphins UDFA Signings Tracker - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins are signing undrafted free agents right now. We will try to keep up with the madness.

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