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Dolphins pick Thomas Duarte in seventh round

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The Miami Dolphins selected their second seventh-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.

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With the 231st overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins have selected Thomas Duarte, tight end, UCLA.

The Dolphins have spent the entire draft building around an offensive vision for new head coach Adam Gase, and it appears they ended it with an offensive player in Duarte. Duarte is transitioning from a wide receiver to a tight end, so he will have to work to develop his blocking, but he has the athleticism to be a solid receiving threat from the tight end position, and he can be a matchup issue. He will need to add more muscle mass at the NFL level, but as a seventh round pick, he is a solid pickup for Miami.

Miami briefly held the 250th pick as well, but swapped it with the Cleveland Browns in a trade that sent Jamar Taylor to Cleveland.

Dolphins Draft Picks

Round 1 (13th overall) - Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss

Round 2 (38th overall) - Traded up - Xavien Howard, CB, Baylor

Round 2 (42nd overall) - Traded to Baltimore for 38th pick

Round 3 (73rd overall) - Kenyan Drake, RB, Alabama

Round 3 (86th overall) - Traded up - Leonte Carroo, WR, Rutgers

Round 4 (107th overall) - Traded to Baltimore for 38th pick

Round 5 (147th overall) - Traded to New England Patriots for 196th, 204, and 250th

Round 6 (186th overall) - Traded to Minnesota for 86th pick
Pick traded back to Miami - Jakeem Grant, WR, Texas Tech

Round 6 (196th overall) - From Houston via New England - Traded to Minnesota for 186

Round 6 (204th overall) - From Chicago via New England -Jordan Lucas, DB, Penn State

Round 7 (227th overall) - Traded to Minnesota for pick 186

Round 7 (223rd overall) - From Cleveland for Jamar Taylor and 231 - Brandon Doughty, QB, Western Kentucky

Round 7 (231st overall) - Thomas Duarte, TE, UCLA

Round 7 (250th overall) - From New England - Traded to Cleveland Browns for pick 223

*2017 3rd and 4th round picks to Minnesota for 86th pick