Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 10/27/14

MIAMI - 2009: Jeff Ireland of the Miami Dolphins poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in Miami, Florida. (Photo by NFL Photos)
BY NICK ST. DENISThe tight end position has evolved mightily over the past few decades in the NFL, and we can thank the minor leagues for that.Pass-catching ability is at a premium as the game continues to favor air transit over ground travel -- a transition that has been in motion since the early '80s. (photo: Neon Tommy, Flickr)“You kind of mirror what the college game is doing right now and the college game is spreading out," Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland said Thursday. "So you’re getting guys that the college game is playing with."READ MORE »
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