he Miami Dolphins know they have to make fixes on the offensive line and Monday tried to do exactly that.
While much of the focus on the Miami Dolphins offensive line has been at the tackle position, general manager Jeff Ireland wouldn’t mind upgrading the right guard position, currently manned by John Jerry.
The Miami Dolphins need offensive line help after losing left tackle Jake Long to free agency and that help could be coming in the form of a former Miami Hurricanes star.
The Miami Dolphins offensive line took an expected hit Monday morning when left tackle Jake Long left the team as a free agent and signed with the St. Louis Rams, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Free agent left tackle Jake Long spent three days with the St. Louis Rams, but left Friday without a contract the Long team felt was good enough, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald’s Armando Salguero.
The Miami Dolphins roster has several holes in it, but none are bigger than the need for an impact, game-breaking wide receiver. While the Dolphins may want to build through the draft, free agency may be the best option for the Fins to make significant improvements.
Miami Dolphins offensive guard Richie Incognito and defensive lineman Randy Starks have become the Fins’ third and fourth player named to this year’s Pro Bowl.
Miami Dolphins left guard Richie Incognito had a reputation as a dirty player in the early part of his career when he came to Miami. He cleaned up his act by most accounts, but Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith doesn’t agree.
The Miami Dolphins locked up a couple of big men to one year contracts Tuesday evening. The Dolphins announced defensive lineman Phillip Merling and offensive tackle Lydon Murtha signed their restricted free agent tenders.
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.