Examining Miami Dolphins’ Offseason and Key Preseason Positional Battles

June 18, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In the NFL, building a winning franchise starts with the draft and continues through several years of smart free-agent acquisitions and salary cap management.
The Miami Dolphins have accelerated the process.
Miami has done a good job adding some youthful talent through the draft in recent years, but what the team did in free agency this offseason goes far beyond any of those efforts. As a result, the Dolphins will be in much better position to make a run at the AFC East title in 2013.
General manager Jeff Ireland wasn’t afraid to go after the players he wanted in free agency, starting with former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace.     
Wallace, coming off four tremendous seasons with the Steelers, was arguably the biggest name on the free-agent market, and he cashed in on that status with a five-year, $60 million contract. While the 26-year-old didn’t live up to lofty expectations in 2012 (836 yards and eight touchdo...

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