Category Archives: Free Agency

Safety Status: How Much Will Nate Allen and T.J. McDonald Contribute for the Dolphins?

Going into the offseason, depth in the secondary (particularly at safety) was one of the Miami Dolphins’ biggest question marks. Knowing this, the front office wisely extended star safety Reshad Jones’ contract and brought in veterans Nate Allen and T.J. McDonald to replace the injured Isa Abdul-Quddus. Locking up Reshad Jones’ starting spot in the long-term and having competition at

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Bargain Bin: Five Potential Free Agent Bargains for the Miami Dolphins

At this stage in the offseason, teams will be accruing low cost veterans to round out their depth charts before the draft. While most signings tend not to be particularly noteworthy or impactful by the time the regular season starts, there are always diamonds in the rough that surprise everyone. These late free agent signings that far outperform their inexpensive

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Addition Evaluation: Grading All of the Dolphins’ Week 1 Free Agency Moves

While the Miami Dolphins haven’t made any “splash” signings since the league year started last week, don’t make any claims that they haven’t been active. The team has addressed a number of concerns ahead of the 2017 NFL Draft, and they have done an admirable job keeping their best talent in South Beach. Between trading for two players that fill

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Man in the Middle: How Will Lawrence Timmons Elevate the Dolphins’ Defense?

On Friday, the Miami Dolphins made the wise decision to address their talent-starved linebacker corps by signing 10-year Steelers standout Lawrence Timmons to a two-year, $12 million contract. While the 30-year-old linebacker is not the freak athlete he used to be, he still represents a major upgrade over every linebacker not named Kiko Alonso. While Timmons’ exact role is to

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Changing of the Guard: Scouting Kevin Zeitler as a Free Agent Fit for Miami

The Dolphins’ decision to trade Branden Albert was definitely a smart one. Moving on from the injury prone veteran and his bloated contract (due almost $9 million this year) in exchange for a talented tight end in Julius Thomas addressed an important need ahead of the 2017 NFL season. Additionally, the coaching staff can now prepare rookie standout Laremy Tunsil

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Finding the Edge: Could Patriots DE Jabaal Sheard Take Miami’s D-Line to the Next Level?

Cameron Wake and Andre Branch were a solid edge-rushing tandem for the Miami Dolphins last season with a combined 17 sacks. Wake was especially dangerous with 11.5 sacks to go along with 5 forced fumbles that warranted serious Comeback Player of the Year consideration. However, with Cameron Wake turning 35 and Andre Branch’s potential departure in free agency, moves need

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