It’s a stunning disconnect for a team with a lease buyout that plummets in six years from $400 million to $28 million. After reading a full analysis of the situation from the Buffalo News, we have a theory. Or a hypothesis. Or at least a spitball.
Away from the field, the Dolphins’ offensive line was apparently a mess last year, with three offensive linemen reportedly bullying a fourth to the point where he felt he needed to leave the team. On the field, the Dolphins’ offensive line may look a whole lot different this season.
The guy who was labeled an “athletic freak” by being a top performer in the 40-yard dash, vertical and broad jumps, and three cone drill at last February’s combine finally was putting those assets to work on the field.
This may give us a window into the mind of the notoriously tight lipped Idzik. If this track record is any indication of what the Jets’ GM is generally looking for in a wide receiver, perhaps we can begin to predict guys who are likely or unlikely to attract the Jets’ interest in free agency and in the draft.