The Dolphins have nine picks in this April's draft, and should use them to fill needs at wide receiver, tight end, cornerback, pass rusher and … quarterback?

The Dolphins are perfectly happy with Ryan Tannehill as the face of the franchise. But even though they just drafted him just nine months ago, it might make sense to use another pick on a quarterback – as long as it's not too high.

"I'm a big believer that every year or every other year, you ought to draft a quarterback in the middle rounds, someone you can develop," NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock said at the Senior Bowl.

The Dolphins might be content to enter next season with Tannehill and Pat Devlin, a former undrafted free agent who is entering his third year, as the top quarterbacks on the depth chart. General Manager Jeff Ireland wants veteran Matt Moore back but understands that he will try to sign with a team that offers more playing time.

Ireland wouldn't commit to Devlin's role in 2013, but he has become a favorite of Ireland and coach Joe Philbin.

"He is highly, highly intelligent," Ireland said. "His development since we have gotten him has skyrocketed. He is great in the locker room, he is great in the room with Ryan and Matt. So anything is possible, for sure."