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.
Miami Dolphins fans may be about to ask themselves is the glass half-full or half-empty when it comes to the team’s offensive line.
The Miami Dolphins have pretty big shoes to fill on either the left or right side of the offensive line heading into the 2013 NFL Draft. The Fins let LT Jake Long leave in free agency and will either move Jonathan Martin to left tackle or keep him at right tackle and draft a replacement for Long.
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.
Lost amidst the hubbub of the Miami Dolphins stadium fight and the confirmation of the new logo was the fact the Dolphins added another piece to the offensive line puzzle.
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 have addressed several of the team’s needs in free agency, but there are still holes on the roster that will have to be filled either through free agency or the 2013 NFL Draft.
Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano confirmed Wednesday the team has moved Vernon Carey to the right guard position along the offensive line. Carey had just returned to the team after missing Monday’s practice for personal reasons.