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The Splash Zone 5/5/17: Biggest Draft Surprise For Dolphins Was Harris

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Chris Grier, and others in the room, were rather surprised when Charles Harris was still there at No. 22. Heading into the draft, there were some pundits that saw Harris going in the early teens, while others believe he’d go somewhere in the late twenties. Either way, the Dolphins got their guy and let’s hope Harris can develop into an elite pass rusher.

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

Dolphins’ biggest NFL Draft surprise? Charles Harris lasting to No. 22 | The Daily Dolphin
At the end of the NFL Draft, Dolphins general manager Chris Grier took a breath and ran through all seven selections in his mind. He was thinking about which one was the biggest surprise, and he went all the way back to Miami's first pick. The Dolphins had two players in mind at No.

Dolphins Offense

Miami Dolphins need more talent at two important offensive positions | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins don’t enjoy redundancies at either the center or running back position and it would be smart for the team to explore possible additions, including former New York Jets center Nick Mangold.

Dolphins Defensive Line

Dolphins' first-round pick Harris already cashing in on new fame | Miami Herald
Jack Link’s Beef Jerky partnered with Charles Harris draft night, and got its money’s worth. Sasquatch was front and center on televisions across America, a great return on its investment.

Dolphins Secondary

Miami Dolphins' Cordrea Tankersley models game after Byron Maxwell - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The Dolphins have a certain prototype for their cornerbacks, and third-round pick Cordrea Tankersley fits the description.

Dolphins Roster

Evaluators weigh in on Miami Dolphins' undrafted rookies | Miami Herald
The Dolphins have had success finding undrafted contributors, such as Davone Bess and Neville Hewitt, and hope to find more.

What do Dolphins need to figure out with draftees, free agents?
What do Dolphin need to figure out with draftees, free agents?

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