Originally posted on Know It All Football  |  Last updated 8/10/13
Yes,I know it’s only preseason. That, however, does not change the fact that the Miami Dolphins spent the third overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft on what they thought would be an impact, pass-rushing defensive end in Dion Jordan. Through two preseason games, Jordan hasn’t shown to be anything close to that. In fact, without watching the games, you’d have to look twice at the Miami box scores to make sure he actually played. In the Hall of Fame game last weekend against the Dallas Cowboys, Jordan registered two tackles and one quarterback hurry. On Friday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars, he logged a single tackle. This, preseason or not, is not the kind of impact you expect when you draft a defensive end with the third pick. The fact is, Jordan is undersized and lacks the strength to be an impact defensive player in the National Football League. He’s a natural tight end who was converted to defensive end in college and was average at best throughout his career. His 4.6 second...
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