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We take a consensus look at the first 12 picks in mock drafts from around the web to get an idea of who could be available for the Miami Dolphins' 13th overall pick.

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Earlier today, the updated Phinsider Mock Draft Database was published. While compiling it, I thought it would be interesting to take the 12 picks before the Miami Dolphins 13th overall pick, see what players they are being mocked to select, using the same database style as we used for the Dolphins. SB Nation's Adam Stites has compiled the picks for 104 mock drafts from around the web, using them to make pie charts to show the consensus pick for each team.

That consensus pick, listed below, was then used to take players off the "big board" for the Dolphins, giving us the best players remaining for Miami. First, the top 12 picks:

1 - Tennessee Titans - Laremy Tunsil

2 - Cleveland Browns - Carson Wentz

3 - San Diego Chargers - Jalen Ramsey

4 - Dallas Cowboys - Joey Bosa

5 - Jacksonville Jaguars - Myles Jack

6 - Baltimore Ravens - DeForest Buckner

7 - San Francisco 49ers - Jared Goff

8 - Philadelphia Eagles (from Miami) - Ezekiel Elliott

9 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Vernon Hargreaves III

10 - New York Giants - Ronnie Stanley

11 - Chicago Bears - A'Shawn Robinson

12 - New Orleans Saints - Sheldon Rankins

With those picks made, I took the top 50 prospects according to CBS Sports' prospect rankings, marking off the players already selected:

1 Laremy Tunsil OT Ole Miss
2 Jalen Ramsey FS Florida State
3 Joey Bosa DE Ohio State
4 Myles Jack OLB UCLA
5 Jared Goff QB California
6 DeForest Buckner DE Oregon
7 Carson Wentz QB North Dakota State
8 Ezekiel Elliott RB Ohio State
9 Ronnie Stanley OT Notre Dame
10 Vernon Hargreaves III CB Florida
11 Laquon Treadwell WR Ole Miss
12 Darron Lee OLB Ohio State
13 Shaq Lawson DE Clemson
14 Sheldon Rankins DT Louisville
15 Reggie Ragland ILB Alabama
16 Eli Apple CB Ohio State
17 A'Shawn Robinson DT Alabama
18 Jack Conklin OT Michigan State
19 Jarran Reed DT Alabama
20 Andrew Billings DT Baylor
21 Mackensie Alexander CB Clemson
22 Taylor Decker OT Ohio State
23 Corey Coleman WR Baylor
24 Leonard Floyd OLB Georgia
25 Robert Nkemdiche DT Ole Miss
26 Ryan Kelly C Alabama
27 William Jackson III CB Houston
28 Will Fuller WR Notre Dame
29 Noah Spence DE Eastern Kentucky
30 Emmanuel Ogbah DE Oklahoma State
31 Josh Doctson WR TCU
32 Kevin Dodd DE Clemson
33 Paxton Lynch QB Memphis
34 Jason Spriggs OT Indiana
35 Vernon Butler DT Louisiana Tech
36 Kenny Clark DT UCLA
37 Cody Whitehair OG Kansas State
38 Derrick Henry RB Alabama
39 Connor Cook QB Michigan State
40 Jaylon Smith OLB Notre Dame
41 Jonathan Bullard DE Florida
42 Germain Ifedi OT Texas A&M
43 Kamalei Correa OLB Boise State
44 Tyler Boyd WR Pittsburgh
45 Austin Johnson DT Penn State
46 Michael Thomas WR Ohio State
47 Kendall Fuller CB Virginia Tech
48 Vonn Bell SS Ohio State
49 Keanu Neal FS Florida
50 Vadal Alexander OG LSU

Which brings us to what the Dolphins' big board (based on CBS Sports' player rankings) will look like, if the consensus mock drafts prove to be accurate:

1. Laquon Treadwell, WR, Ole Miss
2. Darron Lee, LB, Ohio State
3. Shaq Lawson, DE, Clemson
4. Reggie Ragland, LB, Alabama
5. Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
6. Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State
7. Jarran Reed, DT, Alabama
8. Andrew Billings, DT, Baylor
9. Mackensie Alexander, CB, Clemson
10. Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State
11. Corey Coleman, WR, Baylor
12. Leonard Floyd, LB, Georgia
13. Robert Nkemdiche, DT, Ole Miss
14. Ryan Kelly, C, Alabama
15. William Jackson III, CB, Houston

Treadwell is absolutely a worthwhile pick at the 13th position, but he is probably not Miami's choice, given the needs at other positions and the presence of Jarvis Landry, DeVante Parker, and Kenny Stills at the top of the depth chart. Any of the rest of the top five on the board could have a case for being selected by Miami, with Lee or Ragland a possibility to continue reworking the Dolphins' linebackers, Lawson giving Miami a talented pass rusher who could continue to develop behind Cameron Wake and be ready to fill in if injuries necessitate or take over one of the starting positions in 2017, and Apple giving Miami the starting cornerback opposite Byron Maxwell.

The rest of the top 15 prospects remaining on the board actually would play perfectly for Miami as well. Cornerbacks, offensive linemen, and defensive tackles dominate the top players remaining, all of which Miami could use. It could also allow Miami to trade back a few more spots, add additional draft picks, and still get a quality player at a position of need.

What do you think of the big board for Miami?