Miami Dolphins, Third-Round OG John Jerry Agree to Terms

July 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the start of training camp just 10 days away, the Dolphins have inked another one of their draft picks as third-rounder John Jerry agreed to terms today.

Jerry will receive minimum base salaries of $320,000 in 2010, $405,000 in 2011, $490,000 in 2012, and $575,000 in 2013, as well as a signing bonus of roughly $868,000.

Selected 73rd overall in the 2010 NFL Draft, Jerry will convert to left guard for the Dolphins after spending most of his collegiate career at Ole Miss at tackle.

A bruising power-blocker at 6-foot-5 and 330 pounds, Jerry is considered the favorite to start for the Dolphins at left guard following the trade of veteran Justin Smiley to Jacksonville.

Free-agent pickup Richie Incognito is expected to start at right guard with Donald Thomas backing him up.

However, Thomas could be given a shot to compete with Jerry on the left side as well, and Nate Garner should be in the mix if he is healthy.

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