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The Splash Zone 5/1/16: Recapping The Miami Dolphins 2016 Draft

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Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

The draft is over and the smoke has cleared. The Dolphins made a ton of draft moves yesterday whether it was moving up or down in the draft. The Dolphins even shipped Jamar Taylor off to the Cleveland Browns. I could ramble on and list all the players drafted yesterday. All the stories are below, so feel free to read about the newest Miami Dolphins.

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

2016 Miami Dolphins draft picks: Analysis for every selection - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
James Walker breaks down the Dolphins' 2016 draft class, including first-round pick Laremy Tunsil.

Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross

Ross Thrilled With Draft Weekend
In addition to liking the prospects the Dolphins landed, the Dolphins owner was pleased with the teamwork involved in making those picks.

Miami Dolphins owner says team was unanimous in decision to draft Laremy Tunsil | FOX Sports
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says his latest shake-up of the organization has paid off in the draft, including unanimity about the risky decision to take Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Dolphins draft QB Western Kentucky QB Brandon Doughty | The Daily Dolphin
The Dolphins drafted Western Kentucky quarterback Brandon Doughty in the seventh round (No. 223). It's the first quarterback drafted in the Ryan Tannehill era. NFL.com draft profile: STRENGTHS When he feels protected, can play a confident and intelligent brand of football.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Dolphins draft Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant | The Daily Dolphin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3kYFzpxD-A Jakeem. Grant. 4⃣.3⃣4⃣ #WreckEm pic.twitter.com/75qegGn4eT— Texas Tech Athletics (@TechAthletics) March 11, 2016, The Dolphins traded up in the sixth round to draft 5-foot-6 receiver Jakeem Grant of Texas Tech.

Dolphins Tight Ends

NFL Draft: Dolphins select UCLA TE Thomas Duarte | The Daily Dolphin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_fMwXRJNbM The Dolphins have drafted UCLA tight end Thomas Duarte. NFL.com scouting report: STRENGTHS Glider. Able to create early defender leans with his route work.

Dolphins Offensive Line

2016 NFL draft: Dolphins' draft class mostly hinges on Laremy Tunsil - NFL Nation- ESPN
The Miami Dolphins got the No. 2 player on their board at No. 13 thanks to a bizarre series of events surrounding Laremy Tunsil.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Dolphins source: Dion Jordan can come back | Miami Dolphins In Depth
The Miami Dolphins are open to having former first-round pick Dion Jordan rejoining the team after his NFL-mandated suspension ends, according to a highly placed team source. "If he wants to play and shows us he loves football,...

Dolphins Secondary

Dolphins draft Penn State DB Jordan Lucas | The Daily Dolphin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jj1qOfPX9Og The Dolphins drafted Penn State safety Jordan Lucas in the sixth round (No. 204 overall). Lucas said the Dolphins want him to play cornerback in the NFL.

Jamar Taylor traded to Cleveland in swap of 7th round picks | The Daily Dolphin
Jamar Taylor, a 2013 second-round draft pick for the Dolphins, has been traded to Cleveland. The Dolphins didn't receive much. They moved up 27 spots in the 7th round -- from No. 250 to No. 223. Taylor dealt with health issues early in his Dolphins career.

Dolphins 2016 Draft

Miami Dolphins much more comfortable with taking risks in draft | Miami Herald
The gambling by the Dolphins is a departure from recent years of vanilla picks.

Miami Dolphins go all-in on offense in draft | Miami Herald
The Dolphins ranked 25th in defense last year. That didn't stop them from using six of eight picks on offense in the draft.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 4/30/16: Day 2 Of The Dolphins Draft And Other Notes - The Phinsider
Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

Dolphins draft grades: Fan poll for Miami pick of Leonte Carroo - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins traded back into the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft to add wide receiver Leonte Carroo from Rutgers with the 86th overall pick.

Dolphins tried to trade up for Myles Jack in 2016 NFL Draft - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins tried to trade up in the second round to pick linebacker Myles Jack, but could not work out a deal, according to a report.

Dolphins draft grades from PFF for Rounds 2 and 3 - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins picked three players on Day 2 of the NFL Draft. We look at the Pro Football Focus grades for all three selections.

Dolphins draft needs for 2016 NFL Draft rounds 4-7 - The Phinsider
We update the Miami Dolphins draft needs leading into the final day of the 2016 NFL Draft.

Day 3: Best Players Available - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins currently have 3 picks on Day 3. Let's take a look at some of the best players available.

Miami trades out of the 5th round of the 2016 NFL Draft; Trade with Patriots - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have made a trade to move back in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Dolphins would welcome back Dion Jordan - The Phinsider
Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan has been suspended for the last year, but the Dolphins would welcome him back according to a report.

Miami Dolphins pick Jakeem Grant in sixth round - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have selected their sixth round pick.

Dolphins trade Jamar Taylor to Browns - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have traded cornerback Jamar Taylor to the Cleveland Browns.

Miami Dolphins pick Jordan Lucas in sixth round - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have selected their second sixth round pick.

Dolphins pick QB Brandon Doughty in the seventh round - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have selected their first seventh-round pick in 2016.

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