Originally posted on sun-sentinel.com  |  Last updated 1/24/12
It’s probably the worst kept secret in the NFL. The Miami Dolphins have a solid foundation, a decent core of players, but are missing the engine. During his annual Senior Bowl summit Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland acknowledged his team’s primary goal this offseason is to final a top tier starting quarterback, or a developmental quarterback with a high ceiling. “We need a quarterback that can get us over the hump,” Ireland said. Ireland praised Matt Moore for the performance he had when he became a starter, but pointed out his slow development. Moore won 6 of the 12 games he started, but Ireland was clear the Dolphins “have to do better.” The Dolphins have a multi-tier plan to address the position this offseason, which the Sun-Sentinel wrote about on Monday. You can read that story here. Ireland doesn’t believe the team he’s constructed since becoming General Manager in 2008 needs to be gutted. But he acknowledged the Dolphins have plenty of holes that need to be filled ...
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