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.
General manager Jeff Ireland gambled on upside with Ryan Tannehill a year ago and has spent $175 million thus far in free agency. With five selections among the first 82 picks this year, will his aggression come through on draft day, as well?