The Miami Dolphins spent part of the day Sunday fortifying the offensive line that will be tasked with opening running lanes for Lamar Miller and keeping defensive ends off the back of quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
The Miami Dolphins continued their search for a new starting offensive tackle Tuesday. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, former Atlanta Falcons right tackle Tyson Clabo will visit Miami Tuesday night.
While the Miami Dolphins filled a lot of the team’s needs in the NFL Draft, there’s still a gaping hole at a position key to making the offense successful, left tackle.
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.
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 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.
It’s a line you can repeat almost every season, the Miami Dolphins have question marks on the offensive line this year. With the likely exodus of left tackle Jake Long, the Fins need to address the offensive line again either in free agency or the NFL Draft.
The Miami Dolphins may keep Jonathan Martin at left tackle for the 2013 season if they can’t re-sign Jake Long, but that would open a spot at right tackle for the Fins to fill once again in the offseason.
The Miami Dolphins have many big questions to answer in the offseason when it comes to free agency, but one of the biggest questions surrounds former number one overall pick, left tackle Jake Long.