The Miami Dolphins are Micro-Managing The Middle

April 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

How clever are Bill Parcells and Jeff Ireland? You might think that is a rhetorical question, given their enormous stature in the football world, and given that most of the Miami football media treat them with kid gloves. But, now, in the wake of last week’s NFL draft, and in light of their regime’s more dubious decisions, it actually becomes a legitimate question.
The requisite disclaimer at this point, of course, is that no team’s draft can truly be evaluated until the players have had a fair opportunity to play and show what they can do on the field.  (San Diego Charger’s GM A.J. Smith has gone as far to say they players cannot be truly evaluated until their first contract has expired.)
In my case, however, I have been smouldering about Parcells and Ireland a little, and the events of this past weekend did little to extinguish those tiny burning hot coals. Here's why:
1) Among the Dolphins greatest needs was a nose tackle. After trading do...

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