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The Splash Zone - 4/23/16: All Options On The Table For The Dolphins At No.13

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Executive Vice President of Football Operations Mike Tannenbaum and General Manager Chris Grier met with the media yesterday for some pre-draft discussion. Grier and Tannenbaum made it clear that all options are on the table and won't rule anything out. The team has even discussed trading again to move around in the first round.

You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day's round-up below.

Dolphins say 'all options are on the table' at No. 13 overall - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
Having already made one big draft trade, Miami's brain trust says all options are on the table for the team in next week's draft.

Dolphins Running Backs

Will Dolphins break tradition and draft a linebacker early? Here are four options | Miami Herald
Popular opinion is that the Dolphins will take a cornerback, defensive end or running back in Round 1. But why not a linebacker? They have a need there, and this is a strong class.

Dolphins Defensive Line

2016 NFL Draft Preview: Dolphins Defensive Line Situation
Four-time Pro Bowl defensive end Mario Williams joined a nucleus that includes two more four-time Pro Bowl selections, defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and defensive end Cameron Wake.

Dolphins 2016 Draft

Dolphins relying on analytics for the NFL Draft | The Daily Dolphin
NFL teams are relying on analytics more than ever and the Dolphins aren't any different. In Miami, each prospect for next week's NFL Draft is given a grade. This year, the team's analytics department -- run by Dennis Lock and Tom Pasquali -- has a key role in assigning that grade.

All Draft Options Open For Dolphins
The Dolphins plan to follow their board when it comes to making their selections instead of looking to fill specific needs.

Tannenbaum on Dolphins after 6-10 season: ‘We’re not one player away’ | The Daily Dolphin
Mike Tannenbaum, the Dolphins’ head of football operations, and Chris Grier, the general manager running his first draft next week, held their pre-draft meeting with the media on Friday. Some highlights: * Tannenbaum admitted that coming off a 6-10 season, "We’re not one player away.

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The Splash Zone - 4/22/16: Josh Norman Will Most Likely Not Be A Miami Dolphin - The Phinsider
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Mel Kiper vs. Todd McShay Mock Draft 2016: Dolphins addressing needs in first three rounds - The Phinsider
ESPN's Mel Kiper, Jr., and Todd McShay put together a joint NFL Mock Draft, projecting the first three rounds. What do they see the Miami Dolphins doing?

2016 NFL Draft Player Breakdown: Kenneth Dixon - The Phinsider
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2016 NFL Mock Draft: Cris Collinsworth's second mock via PFF - The Phinsider
Pro Football Focus' Cris Collinsworth has updated his Mock Draft, projecting the first round of next week's NFL Draft.

Pre-Draft press conference transcript from Mike Tannenbaum and Chris Grier - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins Executive Vice President for Football Operations Mike Tannenbaum and General Manager Chris Grier met with the media on Friday in a pre-Draft press conference. Here is the transcript of that media availability, as provided by the team.