Found May 07, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
PLAYERS: Dion Jordan
TEAMS: Miami Dolphins
According to a report from the Palm Beach Post, the Miami Dolphins, who traded up in order to select Dion Jordan #3 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft, plan on using the rookie defensive end as a third-down pass rushing specialist in his first year. This is simply mind-boggling if this is truly the case. It would be one thing if this was a quarterback we were talking about and a team wanted to groom him for later in the year, but to waste resources to grab someone who will play sparingly on defense? The Dolphins could have easily waited until the 12th pick and taken Björn Werner and done the same thing with him. For what it is worth, Jordan wasn’t on the field that often while at Oregon either, so that may be some of the thought process within the Dolphins organization. The Dolphins made so many moves this past offseason to improve the quality of their roster, and it seemed like this draft left them with a great opportunity to grab an immediate impact player in the first round, and Jordan doesn’t exactly fit that bill. Sure, he was a workout warrior, and he appears to have [...]

Effects of Tyson Clabo’s signing on the Dolphins offensive line

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How will the Dolphins use Dion Jordan in 2013?

When the Miami Dolphins traded up to draft Dion Jordan, it shocked all of the NFL draft ‘experts’.  Mostly everyone (myself included), thought the Dolphins were trading up to select their new starting left tackle, Lane Johnson.  However, when Roger Goodell announced that Dion Jordan was the pick, we all screamed “YEAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHH, AWESOME!!!!  WAIT, WHAT?”  The Dolphins...

Tyson Clabo Expects Miami Dolphins To ‘Make Some Noise’

The Miami Dolphins have signed nine-year veteran offensive tackle Tyson Clabo, along with undrafted rookie free agent linebacker David Hinds after the team concluded rookie mini-camp Sunday. After hitting the open market, Clabo says he had interest in taking his talents down to South Beach. “When I was released and became a free agent, one of the first things that we (Clabo...

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Dolphins' owner Stephen Ross to donate half his wealth

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Tyson Clabo scheduled to earn up to $3.5 million this year from the Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins signed free agent offensive tackle Tyson Clabo to a one-year deal over this past weekend. Joel Corry of the National Football Post has the breakdown of Clabo’s contract. Tyson Clabo’s one-year, $3.5M deal has a $1M signing bonus & $2.5M base salary ($500k fully guaranteed). — Joel Corry (@corryjoel) May 7, 2013 It looks like the 31 year-old Clabo will...

Miami Dolphins’ Owner To Donate Half Of His Wealth To Charity

In one of the more heart-warming decisions you will ever see, the owner of the Miami Dolphins announced on Tuesday that he will donate half of his entire wealth to charity. The move is not a small one either as Forbes lists Stephen Ross to be worth an estimated $4.4 billion as of March 2013. The 72 year-old Ross made the committmet as part of the ‘Giving Pledge’ which is a long...

Miami Dolphins’ Bill for Sun Life Stadium Renovations Rejected by Lawmakers

After being fleeced last time it was asked, Miami has said no to publicly financing improvements to Sun Life Stadium for the Dolphins. On Friday, Miami lawmakers ended a 60-day legislative session without coming to an agreement over funding renovations to the stadium, reports The Miami Herald. The move could put future Super Bowls at the Dolphins’ Sun Life Stadium in doubt. Dolphins...

Miami Dolphins: Questions Left Unanswered After The Draft/Free Ageny

The sun on South Beach is just a little brighter this year for the Miami Dolphins. A week removed from the 2013 NFL Draft and a team that is still tinkering with its offensive line through free agency, the Dolphins are looking to make some noise in the AFC East and the NFL in general.There is still work to be done, but the blueprint is written and general manager Jeff Ireland and...

Dolphins owner to give bulk of his money to charity

Stephen Ross, the owner of the Miami Dolphins, is still trying to get convince the Florida state legislature to allow the organization to use tax payer money to pay for upgrades to Sun Life Stadium, but don’t just look at him as a stingy individual. The billionaire isn’t looking to pocket all his money and keep it only to himself. Via Miami Herald: Miami Dolphins owner Stephen...

Dolphins Sign Former Falcons RT Tyson Clabo to One-Year Deal

The Miami Dolphins agreed on a one-year deal for former Atlanta Falcons right tackle Tyson Clabo. According to Pro Football Focus, Clabo graded as the fifth best RT in the NFL last season. He has also started in 16 games for the Falcons each of the past five years. The Dolphins will move last years rookie right tackle, Jonathan Martin, over to the left side. A side that used to be...

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