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Dolphin Mock Drafts Around the 'Net, 3/12 Edition

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With the start of free agency last Friday at midnight, I chose to focus solely on all the news and rumors and put off this post for a week. But my inbox was surprisingly flooded with e-mails from people wondering where the updated mock draft post was.

Sorry to disappoint you all last week, but it's back today and will be back every Friday between now and the draft. I'm glad you all like this little feature. So let's get to it. The list of 44 mocks is below after the jump. And they should be a bit more interesting now that free agency has played out for a week and the big names that were available have found new homes, clarifying the needs of many teams throughout the league.

Site Upd. 1st Round (12th)
2nd Round (43rd)
3rd Round (74th)
Mocking The Draft 3/5 ILB Rolando McClain
FS Nate Allen
NT Torell Troup
New Era Scouting 3/1 RB
C.J. Spiller
Arrelious Benn
NT Cam Thomas
ESPN's Mel Kiper 3/10 NT
Dan Williams
ESPN's Todd McShay 3/10 NT Dan Williams's Don Banks 3/4 OLB Sergio Kindle's Pat Kirwan 3/10
DE Jared Odrick
NBC Sports' Evan Silva 3/9 OLB Sergio Kindle
National Football Post 3/10 WR
Dez Bryant
Pro Football Weekly 1/30 OLB Sergio Kindle
Al Fronczak 3/10 FS
Earl Thomas
NESN 3/11 OLB Ricky Sapp
FOX Sports 3/2 NT Dan Williams WR Brandon LaFell ILB Brandon Spikes 3/8 NT
Dan Williams
Dexter McCluster
Roto Times 3/1 WR Dez Bryant
Football's Future 3/5 S
Taylor Mays
Thaddeus Gibson
Walter Football 3/9 OLB Jason Pierre-Paul
Nate Allen
Torell Troup
Draft Countdown 2/11 OLB Jason Pierre-Paul
WR Brandon LaFell
CBS Sports Rob Rang 3/9 NT
Dan Williams
CBS Sports Chad Reuter 3/8 NT
Dan Williams

CBS Sports' Pete Prisco 3/4 OLB
Brandon Graham
Russ Lande 3/8 WR Demaryius Thomas
Weller and Bryan 3/6 RB C.J. Spiller
WR Brandon LaFell NT Cam Thomas
DrafTek 3/11 RB
C.J. Spiller FS
Nate Allen
Carlton Mitchell
The Draft Matters 2/13
WR Dez Bryant
Draft King 3/5 WR
Dez Bryant
Football Jabber 3/7 NT
Dan Williams
Fantasy Football Jungle 2/20 OLB
Jason Pierre-Paul
Damian Williams
Pat Angerer
NFL Draft Dog 2/28 OLB Jason Pierre-Paul
Saturdays2Sundays 1/12 WR Arrelious Benn
NFL Draft 101 3/8 NT
Dan Williams
Ricky Sapp TE
Aaron Hernandez
NFL News and Rumors 3/11 RB
C.J. Spiller

Fantasy Football Xtreme 3/6 CB Joe Haden
NFL Mocks 1/28 OLB Sergio Kindle
QI Sports 3/4 WR
Dez Bryant
Jerry Hughes
Draft Huddle 3/3 OLB
Brandon Graham
OLB George Selvie WR Demaryius Thomas
Draft Board Insider 3/5 OLB Brandon Graham
Brandon LaFell
Scout's Notebook 3/11
Jason Pierre-Paul

Redzone Report 2/11 OLB Sergio Kindle
Draft Zoo 2/12 WR Dez Bryant NT Cam Thomas OLB Koa Misi
Sunday Kickoff 3/11 OLB
Jason Pierre-Paul
Arrelious Benn
Mitch Petrus
ProFootballTalk 2/18 WR Dez Bryant
Scout's Mock Draft Muncher 3/11 NT
Dan Williams
Dan Williams
Sideline Scouting 3/8 OLB Brandon Graham

(Denotes if percentage is up or down over last edition)

Dan Williams: 23% (+)
Dez Bryant: 16% (+)
Jason Pierre-Paul: 14% (-)
Sergio Kindle: 11% (-)
C.J. Spiller: 9% (+)
Brandon Graham: 9% (+)

It should come as no surprise that many of these mocks are aboard the "Dan Williams to Miami bandwagon," especially following the Jason Ferguson suspension. Williams has been seeing draft stock rise in general, too, since his performance all week at the Senior Bowl.

It's also interesting to see that Dez Bryant is seeing an increase despite many "scouts" claiming his stock is actually falling. One of the mocks that had the Dolphins taking Bryant may have said it best, calling the Dolphins one of the organizations strong enough to help mold Dez.

It should come as no shock, though, that Rolando McClain is not being connected to the Dolphins as he once was. Just two weeks ago, 20% of these mocks had Miami taking McClain with the 12th overall pick. But the signing of Karlos Dansby and McClain's potentially falling stock has changed that.

But we're now in the weeks of the "Pro Day" workouts. So these mocks will be very fluid between now and April's draft - especially as the "misinformation" really starts to fly. So it'll be interesting to see how these mocks shift week in and week out.