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2013 NFL Draft: Dolphins Draft Needs, Picks, Television Coverage, Mock Drafts, and More

Everything you need to know about the Miami Dolphins and the 2013 NFL Draft.

Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports

We've made it to the 2013 NFL Draft. Finally. Later tonight, the first round will kick off, and all the speculation, rumors, and double-talk will finally lead to a clear picture. Here's all the pertinent data you need to watch the draft, and to follow what the Miami Dolphins could be doing throughout the night, and the three day draft process:

2013 NFL Draft

The draft begins tonight, 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

  1. Offensive Tackle
  2. Cornerback
  3. Defensive End
  4. Tight End
  5. Wide Receiver
  6. Running Back

More: Dolphins Draft Needs Explained

Potential Trades:

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