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Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 04/28/2015

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Check out the Miami Dolphins stories you may have missed over the past day, including the Dolphins reportedly "covet" running back, Todd Gurley. Could this be a smokescreen?

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DOLPHINS RUNNING BACKS:

Dolphins reportedly "covet" running back Todd Gurley | ProFootballTalk
When Georgia running back Todd Gurley got good news at the medical re-check recently, it cemented his status as a first-rounder (such that he wasn't already). And as we get closer to the 2015 NFL Draft, it's looking more and more likely he's going in the top half of the first round.

Miami Dolphins could draft Todd Gurley or Melvin Gordon in 1st | www.mypalmbeachpost.com
Lamar Miller finally lived up to his potential last season, averaging more yards per carry than all but one running back in the NFL.

DOLPHINS DEFENSE:

Miami Dolphins likely to seek defensive help in NFL draft | www.palmbeachpost.com
The Dolphins already made beefing up their defense a key offseason priority, signing tackle Ndamukong Suh to the largest contract in NFL history for a defensive player.

DOLPHINS 2015 DRAFT:

Recapping Miami Dolphins mock draft pick: DeVante Parker - Miami Dolphins Blog - ESPN
Louisville receiver a perfect fit for Miami with No. 14 overall selection.

Dolphins' best move is trading down in first round - Sun Sentinel
The Dolphins' best move on draft day would be trading down from No. 14 in the first round. They need multiple picks more than any single player.

Dolphins want talented player in first round, but also one who loves football - Sun Sentinel
The Dolphins think one intangible that separates productive players from others is their loves of football. So that's a trait they'll seek in their first-round pick

Everything the Miami Dolphins say about this NFL draft | Miami Dolphins In Depth

The NFL mandates its general managers and others conduct a pre-draft press conference but those have become notorious for delivering precious little draft information because, well, most teams don't want to reveal their plans. The Dolphins are no different. They...

Breaking Down 3 Possibilities At #14 " The Finsiders – Miami Dolphins

The 2015 NFL draft is now just days away and teams are going through their own internal mock draft scenarios to find those players that will make an impact immediately. Looking at this year’s draft, the Dolphins own six selections in total. Players that Miami target must have the ability to impact this team in year one and make this franchise stronger from their first snap if the team hopes to reach its goals in 2015. The positives are the Dolphins have multiple ways that they can go in the first round, hopefully making it easier to find a talented player who can make an impact from the start of his career.

Miami Dolphins choice for the draft is a 13-year-old | PostNOW
For the NFL draft, the Miami Dolphins aren’t going old school or new school — but middle school. The team is sending 13-year-old Jake Perry of Palm Beach Gardens to Chicago for the draft and to present their first-round selection with his jersey, onstage.

Hyde5: How analytics rate TE draft class (Walford? Well ...) - Sun Sentinel
The Dolphins, among other teams, are proud purveyors of science in sports, and that means they're big on analytics. How big? We might just discover that this week with the drafting of a tight end - or the not drafting of one, as the case may be in this particular class.

Armando Salguero: Miami Dolphins’ evaluation of potential draft picks a round-the-clock process | Miami Herald Miami Herald
The New York Jets wanted a cornerback, so they brought in three with first-round grades for pre-draft interviews and physicals in the spring of 2007.

PHINSIDER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:

Miami Dolphins News You May Have Missed 04/27/2015 - The Phinsider
A collection of Miami Dolphins stories from around the internet over the past 24 hours. Today's articles include trade Dion Jordan to Philadelphia? No decision on Ryan Tannehill option and Dolphins have plenty of options at number 14.

Dolphins draft rumors: Team continues to be linked to Todd Gurley - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins continue to be mentioned as the team that wants running back Todd Gurley.

Redskins pick up Robert Griffin III option; Will Dolphins do the same with Ryan Tannehill? - The Phinsider
The Washington Redskins have utilized their fifth-year option on quarterback Robert Griffin III. Will the Miami Dolphins do the same for Ryan Tannehill?

2015 NFL Mock Draft: SB Nation posts new mock to open Draft week - The Phinsider
The NFL Draft will kick off later this week. SB Nation's Dan Kadar updates his mock draft to start the week.

Miami Dolphins: 3 Big Questions Heading Towards Draft Day - The Phinsider
Heading towards the draft, it’s anybody’s guess who the Dolphins will select. Lets check out three big questions for the team.