Former Miami Dolphins left tackle Bryant McKinnie said Monday that he would switch to right tackle for the right opportunity to continue his career in the NFL.
The Miami Dolphins have filled one position along the offensive line, but still have three to fill as the free agent crop begins to thin at the tackle and guard positions.
The Miami Dolphins have been busy in the first few days of free agency signing left tackle Branden Albert, defensive tackle Earl Mitchell, and safety Louis Delmas. The Fins have also re-signed cornerback Brent Grimes and done it all while keeping lots of salary cap space.
Less than a day after the annual spending blitz that comes with the start of free agency in the National Football League; it’s clear the biggest winners after the first 12 hours are offensive tackles.
The Miami Dolphins have plugged a big hole on the offensive line with the team’s first big free agent signing this year, left tackle Branden Albert, according to NFL.com.
The worst kept secret in the National Football League ahead of the official start of free agency seems to be the Miami Dolphins will address one of the holes on the offensive line by signing left tackle Branden Albert Tuesday evening.
The Miami Dolphins have holes all along the offensive line, but it appears that the most important position on the line may be filled when free agency kicks off at 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Going into the new season, the Miami Dolphins are going to need major help on the offensive.
If the Miami Dolphins do in fact covet left tackle Eugene Monroe as reports have suggested, it’s going to cost the team at least $10 million per season to get him.
The Miami Dolphins need a lot of help along the offensive line and the first chance to address that need is free agency. While players can’t officially sign until March 11, teams can contact free agents starting Saturday.