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.
With Monday’s franchise tag deadline now passed, the Miami Dolphins can get a much better look at the players it can target in unrestricted free agency, which opens up next week.
The Miami Dolphins are looking to make a splash at left tackle in free agency to allow them to use the draft and other money to fill in the rest of the offensive line. The Fins have been linked to Branden Albert already and now comes word the Fins also “very much like” Eugene Monroe, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Every team in the National Football League knows the Miami Dolphins will be looking for a lot of help along the offensive line during free agency. The Fins reportedly are targeting a player the team nearly acquired last year, left tackle Branden Albert.
In 2002, the Houston Texans made quarterback David Carr the number one overall pick in the NFL Draft. Carr came to Houston ready to start with the new franchise. Instead, he spent his first year running for his life. The Dolphins are in danger of repeating history with quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
The Miami Dolphins continued their search for a new starting offensive tackle Tuesday. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, former Atlanta Falcons right tackle Tyson Clabo will visit Miami Tuesday night.
While the Miami Dolphins filled a lot of the team’s needs in the NFL Draft, there’s still a gaping hole at a position key to making the offense successful, left tackle.
The on again, off again trade talks between the Miami Dolphins and the Kansas City Chiefs for the rights to left tackle Branden Albert were on again as of Thursday morning, according to Steve Wyche of NFL Network.
The NFL Draft is a little more than 24 hours away and business is about to pick up in a major way in the National Football League and for the Miami Dolphins.
The Miami Dolphins may be ready to fill the team’s open left tackle job with Kansas City Chiefs left tackle Branden Albert if the teams can agree on draft pick compensation, depending on which NFL insider you want to believe.