The Miami Dolphins front office has done plenty to upgrade the team this off-season, but no NFL team enters training camp without at least some question marks on at least one or more of their position groups.
Most fans are sold on starter Ryan Tannehill as the long term answer at quarterback. Still others do not believe he has whatever "it" is that you need to succeed at the NFL level. Others are still in a wait-and-see mode when it comes to Tannehill. The team seems to have given him the biggest vote of confidence there is, a contract extension, but also wrote the contract in such a way that they could, if needed, escape the deal after 2016 with little further damage to the salary cap.
The wide receiver unit has been blown up. Jarvis Landry returns for his second season and is now joined by first round draft pick DeVante Parker who is currently recovering from surgery, Greg Jennings who is now entering his 11th season and Kenny Stills who has put up some respectable numbers but that New Orleans was willing to give up way too easily, for what seems like way too little.
The offensive line...do the possible reasons for concern here even need be discussed further? Guard is obviously still a question mark for the team, and the fans, and there are a lot of guys being moved around. At least Mike Pouncey will return to his natural position of center, which should help, but questions from health (Branden Albert) to the ability of others to just step up and play at NFL starters level (Dallas Thomas/ Billy Turner) remain.
Many fans were excited when the team signed Jordan Cameron to be a starting TE while others questioned his health. Cameron has suffered three concussions in the last couple of seasons, including one last year that cost him quite a bit of playing time. Also, up to this point, he has not looked very solid in the off-season camps, dropping quite a few well-placed passes. The team still seems high on Dion Sims and Arthur Lynch. Will any of the other camp bodies (Jake Stoneburner, Tim Semisch, Gerell Robinson) make a push to take a roster spot from one of those two?
Running back seems to be on solid footing with Lamar Miller going over the 1,000 yard mark last season, and some fans believing we are set, while others still believe that he warrants an upgrade at the starting position. Rookie Jay Ajayi would seem to be solid competition for the starting spot, but has some question marks surrounding his long term health/ability to stand up to the rigors of an NFL season having returned from a serious knee injury earlier in his college career. Mike Gillislee, LaMichael James and Damien Williams will fight it out for the other two RB depth positions.
Which offensive unit/position worries you as the Miami Dolphins head for the beginning of training camp?