Miami Dolphins fans can exhale a bit because rookie defensive end Dion Jordan returned to practice Tuesday after sitting out much of the last two weeks.
Each year, countless picks from the NFL Draft step into the starting lineup to help their new team take the next step to either stay or become a contender. The Miami Dolphins were hoping that might happen to them this season, but it doesn’t look like that will happen to start the year.
The Miami Dolphins defense will have likely have a win/lose scenario when it comes to the roster going into the first week of the season.
The National Football League suspended Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith for two preseason games and the first game of the regular season after his actions against Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The Miami Dolphins have high expectations for top draft pick Dion Jordan, but the former Oregon star has to stay on the field to live up to those expectations.
The Florida State Seminoles lost a pair of defensive ends, a record-setting placekicker, and a multi-year starting quarterback who was a first-round draft pick. For most schools that might spell disaster, but in Tallahassee, the Seminoles are simply reloading.
The Miami Dolphins thought enough of defensive end Dion Jordan to trade up to the number three overall spot in the draft to select him. But if you think Jordan is going to be exclusively used on the defensive line, you would be mistaken.
Almost all of the focus from Tuesday’s practice with the Miami Dolphins was on rookie defensive end Dion Jordan, who made his first appearance. Jordan’s one cog in a defensive line the Fins hope can make an impact in 2013.
The Miami Dolphins defense got a welcome addition Tuesday when rookie defensive end Dion Jordan took the field for the first time as a member of the team, according to ESPN.com.
Believe it or not, the NFL is only one day away from the opening of the first training camp for the upcoming 2013 season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers open training camp Wednesday and will be followed in the next few days by nearly every team.