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The Splash Zone 4/30/17: Dolphins 2017 Draft Class

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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.

Another draft is in the books and the Dolphins have their 2017 draft class. Hopefully these rookies can make a big difference for the team and help the team make it back to the playoffs. Some of us loved the picks while there were some of us they disliked them. Le’ts give them a few years and we can look back and grade this draft class.

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

Dolphins add guard, two defensive tackles and receiver on final day of NFL draft - Sun Sentinel
The Miami Dolphins selected guard Isaac Asiata in fifth round of the 2017 NFL draft, then added Davon Godchaux, Vincent Taylor and Isaiah Ford.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

2017 NFL Draft: Miami Dolphins take WR Isaiah Ford in seventh round | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE—The Dolphins wrapped up their 2017 NFL Draft class by taking receiver Isaiah Ford from Virginia Tech in the seventh round, making him the 237th selection overall.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Mixed reviews for Dolphins' fifth-round pick Asiata | Miami Herald
The Dolphins got a player who will compete to start at guard.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Dolphins' pick Godchaux gets high marks from analysts as pass rusher | Miami Herald
The Dolphins drafted a defensive tackle who’s considered better at rushing the QB than stopping the run.

Dolphins select Okahoma State DT Taylor in sixth round | Miami Herald
The Dolphins took defensive players with consecutive picks Saturday, the second of which was Vincent Taylor of Oklahoma State.

Dolphins Linebackers

Film Breakdown: A closer look at Dolphins linebacker Raekwon McMillan | Miami Herald
The Dolphins accomplished two goals with one pick: In Raekwon McMillan, they found competition for Koa Misi and found a long-term replacement for Lawrence Timmons.

LeSean McCoy on Kiko Alonso: 'His dad probably wishes I'm his son' - Buffalo Bills Blog- ESPN
Kiki Alonzo was celebrating a nice play when he posted to Instagram a photo of him tackling LeSean McCoy. The Bills back didn't think it was so nice.

Dolphins Secondary

Checking the Tape: Cordrea Tankersley can play, but how high is the corner’s ceiling? | Miami Herald
The Dolphins wanted to come out of this draft with the next Byron Maxwell. They might as well had drafted his clone in Cordrea Tankersley.

Cordrea Tankersley doesn’t have to shine right away but he does have to shine eventually | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins are being criticized for picking Cordrea Tankersley in the third round Friday night. But the pick was made with an eye on the future.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 4/29/17: Dolphins Select McMillan & Tankersley - 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.

2018 NFL Mock Draft: Yes, you read that year correctly edition - The Phinsider
The third day of the 2017 NFL Draft is here, which means we have successfully made it to the end of the 2017 mock draft season! We can all take a break now and stop reading the projections for the...

Twitter response to Miami Dolphins selecting Isaac Asiata in the 2017 NFL Draft Round 5 - The Phinsider
Taking a look at Twitter’s response to the selection of Isaac Asiata

NFL Draft results 2017: Dolphins pick in fifth round Davon Godchaux - The Phinsider
The second of the Miami Dolphins’ fifth-round picks is in!

NFL Draft results 2017: Round 5 pick for Miami Dolphins is Isaac Asiata - The Phinsider
The first of the Miami Dolphins’ fifth-round picks is in!

Twitter response to Miami Dolphins selecting Davon Godchaux in the 2017 NFL Draft Round 5 - The Phinsider
Taking a look at Twitter’s response to the selection of Davon Godchaux

NFL Draft results 2017: Dolphins sixth round pick is Vincent Taylor - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins’ sixth-round picks is in!

Twitter response to Miami Dolphins selecting Vincent Taylor in the 2017 NFL Draft Round 6 - The Phinsider
Taking a look at Twitter’s response to the selection of Vincent Taylor

Twitter response to Miami Dolphins selecting Isaiah Ford in the 2017 NFL Draft Round 7 - The Phinsider
Taking a look at Twitter’s response to the selection of Isaiah Ford

NFL Draft results 2017: Dolphins seventh-round pick is Isaiah Ford - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins’ seventh-round picks is in!