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The wait is almost over for Miami Dolphins who have been braving the off-season. With less than a month to go, the Dolphins will be heading back onto the field. Announced today, the Dolphins will open training camp on July 20th for rookies with veterans to follow six days later. The Dolphins are looking to […]
Dolphins to open training camp in less than a month! - Phin Phanatic - Phin Phanatic - A Miami Dolphins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Miami Dolphins, specifically their fan base, rank 14th among the 32 NFL teams according to a new study. Emory’s Mike Lewis has used various formulas to come up with a ranking of the NFL’s best fan’s. And their worst. Oddly enough some of who you think would be at the top are not and some […]
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The Miami Dolphins have not reached out to the agent representing Jarvis Landry regarding a new contract. Maybe they shouldn’t. Earlier this week Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reported that Landry, through his agent, has set a season opening deadline to discuss a new deal. It’s not meant as a way to force the […]
Dolphins might be better served waiting on Jarvis Landry contract - Phin Phanatic - Phin Phanatic - A Miami Dolphins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Guard Jermon Bushrod (74) gives his daughter a kiss after practice at Dolphins training camp in Davie on Aug. 6, 2016. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)
(Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for each, we’ll provide analysis and criticism, plus take a look at how each player fits — or doesn’t fit — into the team’s plans for 2017.)
G Jermon Bushrod
Height, weight: 6-5, 320
Experience: Entering 11th NFL season, second with Dolphins
Acquired: Signed as free agent in March 2016
Contract: Has a one-year, $3 million deal
Pro Football Focus rank: 69th of 72
Stats: Started all 16 games at right guard
Straight talk: Take whatever you like from Pro Football Focus determining that only three regulars at guard were worse than Bushrod last season.
You might want to focus (pardon pun) instead on how the Dolphins rank Bushrod. Consider two things:
The NFL offseason is always full of surprises, but this past spring seemed to be a bit more shock-inducing than others in recent memory.The New England Patriots won Super Bowl LI yet somehow got significantly stronger. The New York Jets flushed all their top veteran talent out the air lock. The Jacksonville Jaguars must have something special in the water, because they somehow keep landing big-name free agents.These were just some of the more shocking developments that occurred following the end of last season. Now let’s take a look at them in some more detail as we explore the top-10 most stunning things that went down in the NFL offseason.1. Jets completely tear down rosterIn hindsight, the New York Jets are doing exactly what they must do to have any chance of a bright future. But boy, oh boy, the moves this team has made throughout the offseason to tear down the roster sent shockwaves throughout the league.Here’s a list of the mainstay players the Jets either cut or didn’t re-sign as they reshaped t