NFL Draft 2011: Miami Dolphins Pick Up Seventh-Round Pick

March 26, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Miami Dolphins have picked up an extra seventh-round pick in next month's 2011 NFL Draft as a result of players lost via free agency in the 2010 offseason. The NFL annually hands out a total of 32 compensatory picks between rounds three and seven prior to every draft.

Two of the Dolphins' unrestricted free agents signed elsewhere, with cornerback Nathan Jones joining the Denver Broncos and linebacker Jason Taylor heading to the New York Jets. Jones totaled 57 tackles in 15 games (three starts), while Taylor racked up 36 tackles, five sacks, and two forced fumbles in New York.

The Dolphins now have a total of eight picks in 2011, including three seventh-round selections. Here is the full list:

Round 1, Pick 15 Round 3, Pick 79 Round 4, Pick 111 Round 5, Pick 146 Round 6, Pick 179 Round 7, Pick 216 Round 7, Pick 217 (from Jacksonville for Justin Smiley) Round 7, Pick 234 (compensatory selection)
The Dolphins are currently without their second-roun...

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