The Miami Dolphins doubled their number of 2016 NFL Draft picks signed on Saturday, giving them half their eight picks signed already. Friday, the team signed first-round pick Laremy Tunsil and seventh-round pick Brandon Doughty. Saturday saw the team add both of their sixth-round picks, wide receiver Jakeem Grant and cornerback Jordan Lucas.
Grant, the 5-foot-7 speedster fell to the sixth-round because he is seen as too small to be a primary receiver in the NFL. However, he can immediately become a kick returner for the team, using his speed to break touchdown returns, as well as become an offensive weapon as the Dolphins look for ways to match him up and exploit his speed.
Lucas will be moving back to cornerback after spending his last year at Penn State playing safety. The Dolphins see him as a press corner, a position he played well during his first two years in college.
The Dolphins still have second-round pick, cornerback Xavien Howard; third-round pick, running back Kenyan Drake; third-round pick, wide receiver Leonte Carroo; and seventh-round pick, tight end Thomas Duarte to sign.