Miami Dolphins 2011 Offseason Preview: The Running Backs

March 17, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The time has come to begin previewing the Dolphins' position by position entering the offseason (whenever that eventually begins). This article focuses on the running backs.

The Dolphins' personnel at running back didn't do anything but get better in 2010, as Ronnie Brown, Ricky Williams, and Lex Hilliard all returned in their respective roles, and Patrick Cobbs recovered from the torn ACL that cost him much of his 2009 season.

What did change, however, was the offensive line, as Richie Incognito, Joe Berger, and John Jerry replaced Justin Smiley, Jake Grove, and Donald Thomas/Nate Garner as the Dolphins' starting left guard, center, and right guard, respectively.

While the Dolphins did save tens of millions of dollars with those moves, the results on the field were disastrous, as the team's run blocking efficiency took a nose dive. This killed the Dolphins' ability to produce yards on the ground, and in turn didn't make the job of quarterback Chad Henne ...

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