Originally written on Phins Phocus  |  Last updated 11/20/14

MIAMI - 2009: Jeff Ireland of the Miami Dolphins poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in Miami, Florida. (Photo by NFL Photos)
  The Dolphins started this season with a roster which falls quite short of being a Super Bowl contender but if improved could become a player in the AFC playoff picture. Jeff Ireland knew this free agency was probably his last shot at redemption and certainly did not hold back in terms of making a splash. The Dolphins tackled their biggest need adding a speedy playmaker in Mike Wallace, the consensus number 1 free agent in this year’s class. The Dolphins then went younger and improved their linebacker core signing the top middle linebacker in this year’s free agent class as well as a solid outside linebacker in Wheeler. Then things got a little weird as the Dustin Keller saga lingered on and Jake Long’s situation became a trending twitter topic. All that being said now that Keller is locked up and the Phins remain in the hunt for Long, Ireland has made pretty solid work so far this offseason. With the major moves made this off-season I still expect one other mo...
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