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 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.
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.
It’s been almost three years since a free agency class has been so eagerly anticipated by the Miami fan base. That year saw the Heat hit the jackpot with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh. With plenty of cap space and some solid free agents out there; the question this year is can the Dolphins come close to the Heat’s success?
The Miami Dolphins applied the franchise tag to defensive tackle Randy Starks Monday ahead of the 4 p.m. deadline to decide on franchising players, according to NFL.com.
Miami Dolphins General Manager Jeff Ireland will use the team’s franchise tag on a player this season, but hasn’t said who it will be, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
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.
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.
The Miami Dolphins’ search to find a reliable defensive tackle backup until Tony McDaniel gets back to full strength has ended up with the team signing former Detroit Lion and FSU star Andre Fluellen.
When the Miami Dolphins chose rookie offensive left tackle Jonathan Martin out of Stanford, they knew he would be on a learning curve switching to right tackle. But with the release of the first depth chart, Martin seems to have won the Fins coaching staff over.