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An updated look at the projected first-round picks from around the web for the Miami Dolphins.

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The Phinsider Mock Draft Database returns today to take the first look around the web after the first major portions of free agency. As mock drafts are updated, we start to see the picks of all 32 NFL teams shift, both with needs from the teams changing, as well as some changes following the NFL Scouting Combine and the first wave of Pro Days are completed. All across the web, projections of the first round are starting to reflect these updates, which means we will likely see a large change in the Miami Dolphins’ first round pick this week.

The mock draft database also expands to 56 included predictions this week, with more mock drafts starting to be published in the sis weeks remaining before the actual 2017 NFL Draft.

As we have each of the last five editions, we collect the first-round selection of the Miami Dolphins from around the web in the various mock drafts being posted. We list them all below, as well as collect the picks to see who is the top projected selection for the Dolphins. You will also find the previous most popular pick for each of the past database updates located on the side of this article. So far, O.J. Howard, the Alabama tight end, has been the top projected pick, either alone or tied, every week.

The last update to the database paired Howard with Miami tight end David Njoku as the top projected picks at 10 percent each, though defensive end was the most selected position last update with 30 percent of the projections.

This week, that large change does happen, with Howard falling to 5.5 percent of the selection. Njoku rises slightly to 10.9 percent of the selections, but falls to the second most selected pick. This update swings Miami’s most popular player pick from a tight end inside to a guard, with Western Kentucky’s Forrest Lamp projected in 14.5 percent of the selections.

Following Njoku’s 10.9 percent of selections is Haason Reddick, Temple defensive end, and Jabrill Peppers, Michigan safety/linebacker, who both show up in 9.1 percent of the first-round mock drafts. Rounding out the top five selections is UCLA defensive end Takkarist McKinley, who is picked in 7.3 percent of the projections.

Switching over to the position breakdown, defensive end remains the most selected position for Miami, with 34.5 percent of the mocks going that route. A distant second is tight end at 16.4 percent. Guard is third, entirely made up of the Lamp projections, at 14.5 percent, while cornerback comes in at 12.7 percent and safety has 10.9 percent of the selections.

The tight end selections may continue to fall over the next few editions of the database as mock drafts are added or updated and people consider Miami’s trade for Julius Thomas and signing of Anthony Fasano. Interestingly, however, is the fact that some of the mock drafts out there switched to a tight end - and specifically Njoku - despite the two additions at the position. Some of those projections seem to think Miami could still be looking to add a dynamic young tight end, while some think Miami may just be forced to select Njoku simply because he is the best player on the board and they cannot afford to pass up the talent and value he would represent.

The full database is below:

2017 NFL Mock Draft Database

Mock Draft Date Pick
Mock Draft Date Pick
NJ.com (Darryl Slater) Apr 15 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
Houston Chronicle (John McClain) Apr 15 Carl Lawson, DE, Auburn
Houston Chronicle (Aaron Wilson) Apr 15 Jabrill Peppers, S, Michigan
Draft Blaster Apr 15 David Njoku, TE, Miami
Bleacher Report (Kristopher Knox) Apr 15 Tre'Davious White, CB, LSU
SEC Country (Connor Riley) Apr 14 Takkarist McKinley, DE, UCLA
Pro Football Weekly (Greg Gabriel) Apr 14 Quincy Wilson, CB, Florida
NFL.com (Chad Reuter) Apr 14 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
NFL Mocks (Erik Lambert) Apr 14 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
NFL Draft Guru Apr 14 Jabrill Peppers, S, Michigan
NFL Draft Geek (Justin Miller) Apr 14 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Charean Williams) Apr 14 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter Apr 13 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
The Big Lead (Jason Lisk / Michael Shamburger) Apr 13 Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan
South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Omar Kelly) Apr 13 Jordan Willis, DE, Kansas State
SB Nation (Adam Stites) Apr 13 Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan
NJ.com (Dan Duggan) Apr 13 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
Kansas City Star (Terez Paylor) Apr 13 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
Fox Sports (Dieter Kurtenbach) Apr 13 Cam Robinson, G, Alabama
Cleveland.com (Chris Fedor) Apr 13 Takkarist McKinley, DE, UCLA
Walter Football (Walt) Apr 12 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
Sporting News (Eric Galko) Apr 12 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
SI.com (Chris Burke) Apr 12 Garett Bolles, G, Utah
For The Win/USA Today (Steven Ruiz) Apr 12 Takkarist McKinley, DE, UCLA
ESPN (Todd McShay) Apr 12 Gareon Conley, CB, Ohio Sate
Draft Tek Apr 12 Jabrill Peppers, S, Michigan
CBS Sports (Pete Prisco) Apr 12 Haason Reddick, DE, Temple
AZ Central (Bob McManaman) Apr 12 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
The Ringer (Danny Kelly) Apr 11 Cam Robinson, G, Alabama
The Independent (Ed Malyon) Apr 11 Jarrad Davis, LB, Florida
NFL.com (Bucky Brooks) Apr 11 Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan
Walter Football (Charlie Campbell) Apr 10 Charles Harris, DE/OLB, Missouri
The Sports Bank (Paul Banks) Apr 10 Haason Reddick, DE, Temple
The Huddle (Cory Bonini) Apr 10 Chidobe Awuzie, CB, Colorado
Sporting News (Vinnie Iyer) Apr 10 Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan
SB Nation (Dan Kadar) Apr 10 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
News Day (Nick Klopsis) Apr 10 Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan
ESPN Cleveland (Tony Grossi) Apr 10 T.J. Watt, LB, Wisconsin
Forbes (Brian Mazique) Apr 9 Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan
Pro Football Focus (Steve Palazzolo) Apr 8 Jordan Willis, DE, Kansas State
NJ.com (Eliot Shorr-Parks) Apr 8 Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan
NJ.com (Connor Hughes) Apr 7 Charles Harris, DE/OLB, Missouri
NFL Draft Geek (Brian Johannes) Apr 7 Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan
Fansided (Brad Weiss) Apr 7 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
Draft Breakdown (Jonah Tuls) Apr 7 Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan
CBS Sports (Ryan Wilson) Apr 7 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
CBS Sports (Jared Dubin) Apr 7 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
USA Today Sports (Nate Davis) Apr 6 Gareon Conley, CB, Ohio Sate
The San Diego Union-Tribune (Eddie Brown) Apr 6 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
SNY (Ralph Vacchiano) Apr 6 Tre'Davious White, CB, LSU
Lake County (Ohio) News-Herald (Jeff Schudel) Apr 6 Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan
CBS Sports (Will Brinson) Apr 6 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
CBS Sports (Rob Rang) Apr 6 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
CBS Sports (Dane Brugler) Apr 6 Tyus Bowser, LB, Houston
ESPN (Mel Kiper) Apr 5 Gareon Conley, CB, Ohio Sate
NFL.com (Daniel Jeremiah) Apr 4 Jabrill Peppers, S, Michigan
RotoWorld (Josh Norris) Apr 3 Taylor Moton, G, Western Michigan
Draft Season (Onebar) Apr 3 Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan
My NFL Draft Mar 29 Takkarist McKinley, DE, UCLA
WGR 550 (Sal Capaccio) Mar 28 Tre'Davious White, CB, LSU
WGR 550 (Nate Geary) Mar 28 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
WGR 550 (Derek Kramer) Mar 28 Haason Reddick, DE, Temple
Seahawks Draft Blog (Rob Staton) Mar 28 Jabrill Peppers, S, Michigan
NFL.com (Charley Casserly) Mar 28 T.J. Watt, LB, Wisconsin
NFL.com (Lance Zierlein) Mar 27 Tre'Davious White, CB, LSU
Draft Season (Lupagus) Mar 27 Takkarist McKinley, DE, UCLA
Draft King (Lou Pickney) Mar 25 Haason Reddick, DE, Temple
National Fanatic (James Fedewa) Mar 24 Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan
Draft Season (Ultimate) Mar 24 Haason Reddick, DE, Temple
NESN (Nicholas Goss) Mar 23 Marlon Humphrey, CB, Alabama
Draft Breakdown (Nicholas McGee) Mar 21 Haason Reddick, DE, Temple
Bleacher Report (Brent Sobleski) Mar 21 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
Bleacher Report (Matt Miller) Mar 17 David Njoku, TE, Miami
Draft Wire (Luke Easterling) Mar 16 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
Draft Breakdown (Emanuele Addondi) Mar 16 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
Yahoo! (Eric Edholm) Mar 15 Derek Barnett, DE, Tennessee
Baltimore Beatdown (Jacob Louque) Mar 15 David Njoku, TE, Miami
MMQB (Emliy Kaplan) Mar 7 Takkarist McKinley, DE, UCLA
Draft Ace (Ryan McCrystal) Feb 17 Forrest Lamp, G, Western Kentucky
Mock Draft Database 8.0 (April 16, 2017)