2015 Miami Dolphins' draft order

The Miami Dolphins concluded their season Sunday with a 37-24 loss to the rival New York Jets. Miami has an 8-8 record for the second consecutive season, which is a disappointment.

It's time to turn the page to 2015 and focus on where the Dolphins must get better. Here is a first-look at Miami's top pick:

Pick: No. 14

Top needs: LB, G, TE, CB, S

Analysis: The Dolphins are in for a tricky offseason. They have a lot of talent, but some of that talent is overpaid and making it tough on the salary cap. Miami could have many cap casualties, particularly on defense. It also will be tough for the Dolphins to re-sign their top free agents such as defensive tackle Jared Odrick and tight end Charles Clay. Projecting key cuts such Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler, linebacker will be Miami's biggest need. Clemson's Vic Beasley, Washington's Shaq Thompson and University of Miami's Denzel Perryman are among the top-rated linebackers, according to ESPN draft expert Todd McShay. Those are some early names to keep an eye on. There certainly will be more names surface in the next few months.