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.
The Miami Dolphins continued the free agent signing bonanza Friday by securing the services of wide receiver Brandon Gibson.
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.
While it’s been assumed that Davone Bess would remain the Miami Dolphins’ slot receiver; that may or may not be the case. According to the New York Daily News, the Dolphins and Jets are currently pursuing wide receiver Brandon Gibson.
The Miami Dolphins gave it their best shot to land former Tennessee Titans tight end Jared Cook, but in the end the team couldn’t close the deal.
It’s not often that a team outgained 462-192 comes out ahead when the final gun sounds, but that’s just what the Miami Dolphins managed to do on Sunday. Between failed red-zone chances and bad field goal kicking, Miami escaped with a 17-14 win over St. Louis.
The Miami Dolphins may be about to get a boost in the wide receiving corps as newly signed Jabar Gaffney may be ready to make his Dolphins debut Sunday against the St. Louis Rams.
The Miami Dolphins run defense has been one of the biggest revelations this season for the team. After shutting down some of the league’s elite runners, the St. Louis Rams come to town Sunday with another one of the NFL’s best rushers in Steven Jackson.
The Miami Dolphins have been largely kept on the sidelines during the annual free agent spending frenzy due to the salary cap. But unlike a team like several other teams against the salary cap, Miami doesn’t have the victories to back up the big spending.
For the second time in a year, the Miami Dolphins have been left at the altar by a big-name head coach, this time it’s Jeff Fisher.