Hall of Fame Game 2013: Players with Most to Prove in Preseason Tune-Up

August 3, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Hall of Fame Game marks the first of five preseason contests for the Miami Dolphins and Dallas Cowboys. It's all about shaking off the rust after a long offseason and getting an in-game look at players battling for starting and roster spots.
Even though the result of the game has little long-term significance, that doesn't mean coaching staffs can't learn a lot from exhibitions. They are watching to see which players rise to the occasion with the regular season on the horizon.
With that in mind, let's examine three players who will probably find themselves in the spotlight on Sunday night. Exactly how much they will play is unclear, but they should all be looking to make an early statement to start the preseason.
Dion Jordan (Miami Dolphins)
The Dolphins selected Jordan with the third overall pick because they hope he will be the missing piece who takes the team's pass rush to an elite level. He showed off plenty of potential at Oregon, a...

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