It is perhaps appropriate that the Dolphins selected Dallas Thomas with the No. 77 overall pick, considering this is the jersey number Jake Long wore for Miami. Expect the versatile and battle-tested lineman to emerge as a quality starter in Miami ... and soon.
Potential top 10 pick Dion Jordan wasn't working out, but that didn't stop representatives from 27 teams, including decision-makers from Kansas City to head to Eugene, Oregon. Running back Kenjon Barner and linebacker Kiko Alonso were among the former Ducks who impressed.