Today the Dolphins announced that they have waived guard/center Drew Mormino after failing his physical. Mormino was entering his 2nd season and was expected to compete for the starting guard spot opposite of Justin Smiley.
Instead, Mormino (who spent the '07 season on IR) will be searching for a new job.
For the Dolphins, this means a couple things. First, it shows that this new regime has no tolerance for players who are often injured. So everyone better get in shape and stay healthy. Second, it means Jake Long will get to wear the #77 that he wore at Michigan that was previously worn by Mormino.
Most importantly, though, it means that, as of now, the two players competing for the remaining starting spot along the offensive line will be two rookies, Shawn Murphy and Donald Thomas, and the inexperienced Ikechuku Ndukwe. I'd also expect a veteran or two to join the competition by the time training camp rolls around.
Thoughts on this move?