2016 NFL Draft Preview Dolphins Defensive Line Situation
There have been some significant changes on the Dolphins roster when it comes to defensive linemen,Steve Smith Sr Jersey none bigger than the arrival of four-time Pro Bowl selection.
The veteran defensive end who was the No.Josh Doctson Jersey 1 overall selection in the 2006 NFL draft joined the Dolphins after spending the past four seasons with the AFC East rival Buffalo Bills.
Williams is one of four newcomers along the defensive line,Von Miller Jersey along with Andre Branch, a former second-round pick of the Jacksonville Jaguars,Jack Conklin Jersey former Canadian Football League standout Cleyon Laing and Charles Tuaau.
They join a nucleus that includes two more four-time Pro Bowl selections,Rob Gronkowski Jersey defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and defensive end Cameron Wake. Also back is starting defensive tackle Earl Mitchell.Ben Roethlisberger Jersey
The Dolphins, in fact,Cam Newton Jersey still have the four defensive tackles who ended the 2015 regular season on the active roster, including 2015 second-round pick Jordan Phillips and Deandre Coleman,Pierre Garcon Jersey In addition, the Dolphins also have Robert Thomas II,Calvin Johnson Jersey who finished up on injured reserve.
Other returners among defensive linemen included,Andrew Luck Jersey 2014 seventh-round pick Terrence Fedeand late-season acquisition Damontre Moore.
Defensive ends Jordan Williams and Julius Warmsley were signed early in the offseason after ending 2015 on the Dolphins practice squad.
The three defensive linemen gone from the season-ending roster are all ends: Olivier Vernon, Derrick Shelby and Quinton Coples.