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  1. The Miami Dolphins’ offensive line is slowly looking more and more like a viable group. The team added two starters in free agency between Ereck Flowers and Ted Karras, whittling down the Dolphins’ pressing needs up front to include likely two more starters still needed before the team can consider the rebuild “done”. The team seems committed to trying to make a quality starter out of Jesse Davis, although that could potentially come at right guard or right tackle, which is where Davis spent most of his 2019 season. If the team commits to playing him at one tackle spot, the team will still need another tackle — they’re likely to add that early in next month’s NFL Draft. But what about right guard? Who can step into that void for the Dolphins? Dolphins’ Michael Deiter Cost: Nothing Deiter should be considered the de facto leader in the clubhouse — mainly because he was drafted with a top-100 pick by this regime and got a lot of run as the team’s starter at left guard in 2019. Deiter will need to clean up his
  2. The Miami Dolphins’ defense is well on the way to becoming a much more competitive unit in 2020. With several key additions to both the secondary and the front seven, Miami’s defense should provide head coach Brian Flores with much more ammunition to run a pressure oriented attack that dictates the pace of play to opposing offenses and not the other way around. After a trying 2019 season, it was apparent that this was a must for Miami — and the team did not disappoint. But one looming piece of the defense remains unchecked. Free safety. The Dolphins currently have Bobby McCain pencilled into the starting role at free safety for 2020 after he played half of the 2019 season at the position after several years of manning the Dolphins’ nickel corner role. Is that a viable long-term answer? If not, who are some other candidates who could feasibly step up to man the island on the back end of Flores’ defense? LSU’s Grant Delpit Cost: 18th/26th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft Delpit has all the special movement skills ne
  3. The Miami Dolphins’ defensive overhaul has brought a bunch of fresh faces into the picture this offseason. But how do all of these puzzle pieces best fit together? The Dolphins still have the 2020 NFL Draft at their disposal to build out additional pieces for both sides of the ball — but with a number of pressing needs on offense, the defensive unit figures to be the more finished product at this point in the offseason for Miami. How will the Dolphins elect to use them? Miami’s strength of the defense appears to be the linebackers. Yes, the Dolphins have Byron Jones and Xavien Howard at cornerback, but the team’s safety positions are still somewhat in flux. At linebacker, the Dolphins boast Kyle Van Noy, Jerome Baker, Raekwon McMillan, Elandon Roberts and others. The team would ideally be able to get as many of these players on the field in a base defensive look as possible. If the Dolphins were to run a 3-4 (odd front) base defense, recent free agent addition Shaq Lawson would also be included and would mak
  4. A couple of years ago, rumors circulated that the Miami Dolphins had trade interest in then Bears running back Jordan Howard, now he is in Miami. It was a delayed route that ran through Philadelphia but finally, the Miami Dolphins got Jordan Howard on the roster and now that he is healthy, he can pound […] Back to 100%, Miami Dolphins Jordan Howard wants to be physical - Phin Phanatic - Phin Phanatic - A Miami Dolphins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
  5. Despite Shaq Lawson being in trade rumors for much of his tenure with the Bills, the current regime was interested in bringing him back. However, it does not appear Buffalo’s interest in retaining the former Doug Whaley first-round pick was extensive. The Bills were open to re-signing Lawson, but "only to a certain point," according to Joe Buscaglia of The Athletic. Such interest was contingent on Lawson returning at a certain price (subscription required). But once the Dolphins guaranteed two years of Lawson’s $10MM-AAV contract, the Bills let him walk. Buffalo signed both Mario Addison and versatile D-lineman Quinton Jefferson to cover for Lawson’s exit. Here is the latest from the AFC East: Shifting to Lawson’s new team, the Dolphins received good news on the health statuses of two of their recent free agent additions. Emmanuel Ogbah said he has been cleared for football work for around a month but has yet to partake in workouts because of COVID-19 concerns, Cameron Wolfe of ESPN.com tweets. Ogbah will re