Miami Dolphins: What Is Wrong with Right Tackle Tyson Clabo?

October 20, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On May 5, 2013, the Miami Dolphins signed Tyson Clabo to a one-year contract, hoping that he would solidify the right side of their offensive line.  
The 32-year-old Clabo is in his tenth NFL season and his single-year deal with the Miami Dolphins is worth $3.5 million.  Clabo had started 91 consecutive games for Atlanta but the Falcons allegedly released him for salary cap reasons, sacrificing $4.65 million in guaranteed money.

Did Atlanta know that Clabo's decline was imminent?
According to Pro Football Focus (subscription required), Clabo (+23.4) was eighth-best right tackle in the league in 2008 and was ranked 16th among all tackles.
 In 2009, Pro Football Focus ranked Clabo (+17.2) 11th among right tackles and 20th among all tackles.
In 2010, Clabo (+21.9) was Pro Football Focus' third-best rated right tackle and tenth among all tackles. The...

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