Miami Dolphins have eight picks in 2016 NFL draft, including two seventh rounders

The Miami Dolphins have eight selections in the 2016 NFL draft, which will be held April 28-30 in Chicago. The Dolphins do not have any compensatory picks this year.

Here’s a breakdown of the Dolphins' selections:

First round: No. 13 overall selection

Second round: No. 42 overall selection

Third round: No. 73 overall selection

Fourth round: No. 107 overall selection

Fifth round: No. 147 overall selection

Sixth round: No. 186 overall selection

Seventh round: No. 227 overall selection (from Baltimore Ravens)

Seventh round: No. 231 overall selection

This is an important draft for Miami under first-year head coach Adam Gase. The team needs players who fit Gase's system, as well as the system under new defensive coordinator Vance Joseph. The Dolphins also have several well-defined needs, such as running back, cornerback and guard.