The Dolphins made several moves yesterday, all releases, by saying goodbye to Mario Williams, and Earl Mitchell. The Dolphins freed up some cap space by releasing these three. Jordan Phillips may be bumped up to starter now and Andre Branch took over for Williams, but Branch is set to be a free agent. The Dolphins defense is expected to undergo some major changes and with this cap relief, the team is putting themselves in a good position.
You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day's round-up below.
2017 NFL free agents: Responsible Dolphins free up cash with cuts
2017 NFL free agents: Responsible Dolphins free up money with cuts
Dolphins Tight Ends
Reasons the Miami Dolphins want to re-sign Dion Sims and still add another TE after that in free agency (with name of best possible addition) | Miami Herald
The Miami Dolphins have issues at the tight end position because Dion Sims and Jordan Cameron are unsigned. The team will try to re-sign Sims and add another pass-catching tight end who can attack defenses when flexed out wide.
2017 NFL free agents: Martellus Bennett is best tight end available | The Daily Dolphin
It's hard to predict exactly how aggressive the Dolphins plan to be in free agency next month, but they've got money to spend and they've got a roster that was good enough to make the playoffs last year. That might entice management to make a big move.
Dolphins Offensive Line
Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Branden Albert not cut by the team after all | Miami Herald
Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Branden Albert, told he was being cut Thursday morning, remains on the Dolphins for now as the team considers other options -- including a trade.
Miami Dolphins Draft Prospects: Offensive Line - Miami - Scout
The Miami Dolphins need depth along their Offensive Line. Dorian Johnson could be a valuable addition via the draft.
Dolphins Defensive Line
Dolphins ready to retool D-line around Ndamukong Suh and Cam Wake - Miami Dolphins Blog- ESPN
The Dolphins already have two playmakers on the defensive line, but they need other linemen who consistently do their jobs and know their assignments.
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Dolphins cut Branden Albert: Impacts to the offensive line - The Phinsider
Miami needs to address two offensive line positions in free agency or the draft this year.