We are finally closing in on the 2013 NFL Draft, with the first round kicking off in just over 24 hours. After months of mock draft, big boards, trade rumors, and more, we are finally getting to the point where everything falls into place. To get you ready, here's a compilation of all the information you need to watch the draft, as well as what we should be expecting from the Miami Dolphins.
2013 NFL Draft
The draft begins tomorrow, April 25 and will conclude on Saturday, April 27. The event will be held at Radio City Music Hall, New York City and will be televised live on NFL Network and ESPN.
Round 1: Thursday, 8 p.m. ET
Rounds 2-3: Friday, 6:30 p.m. ET
Round 4-7: Saturday, Noon ET
Miami Dolphins Draft Picks
The Dolphins have 11 picks over the course of the draft. Five of those picks come during the first three rounds.
Round 1 - 12th overall
Round 2 - 42nd
Round 2 - 54th (From Indianapolis Colts for Vontae Davis)
Round 3 - 77th
Round 3 - 82nd (From Chicago Bears for Brandon Marshall)
Round 4 - 111th
Round 5 - 146th
Round 5 - 166th (Compensatory)
Round 7 - 217th
Round 7 - 224th (From Dallas Cowboys for Ryan Cook)
Round 7 - 250th (Compensatory)
Dolphins' Draft Needs
- Offensive Tackle
- Defensive End
- Tight End
- Wide Receiver
- Running Back
The Phinsider Draft Coverage
Here is a look at much of the coverage you can find around Big Blue View leading up to the draft.
NFL Draft Page - Anything and everything we have written about the draft during the past few months can be found on this page. Our coverage during the draft will also be here.
Prospect Insider Looks - Using the SB Nation network, we have gotten to talk to the College Football bloggers for over a dozen of the potential Dolphins draft prospects. Here is a collection of all of them
Dolphins Big Board - Keith Beebe ranks his top 15 draft prospects for the Dolphins.
Phinsider Mock Draft Database - All offseason, we have tracked over 50 mock drafts and their predictions for the Dolphins' first three picks. You can see the most recent version of the database here.
Mock Draft Group - Every analysis and break down of mock drafts from around the internet for the Dolphins are collected in there.
Phinsider Mock Draft
Keith Beebe, Chris Early, and I conducted a two round live 2013 NFL mock draft. The Dolphins picks (all made by Keith) were:
Round 1 (12) - Tyler Eifert, TE, Notre Dame
Round 2 (42) - D.J. Hayden, CB, Houston
Round 2 (54) - Darius Slay, CB, Mississippi State