The Miami Dolphins were already stretched thin along the offensive line, but the position of weakness took another hit Wednesday night when backup offensive lineman Will Yeatman tore his anterior cruciate ligament.
The offensive line has been the scorn of Miami Dolphins fans for the last few years as general manager Jeff Ireland has tried to fix the problem. While the 2013 offensive line is still to be determined, Ireland has improved his drafting and free agent pickups on the line during his time in Miami.
The Miami Dolphins continued to battle injury problems along the offensive line Tuesday when backup tackle Nate Garner went down with a shoulder injury.
Two games through the preseason, the Miami Dolphins are still dealing with problems at the right guard position.
The 2013 Miami Dolphins offensive line is set at two positions, left guard and center. The Dolphins hope to be set at a third position, right guard, but it all rests on how much John Jerry wants the job.
The Miami Dolphins open the regular season against a very tough Houston Texans defense and are doing so with an offensive line may feature a guard who almost ate himself off the team and a left tackle who may not be 100 percent.
Lost amidst the hubbub of the Dolphins victory and the stellar performance of Reggie Bush was the solid job a backup did trying to fill the biggest shoes on the Fins’ offense.