The wait is over for the Miami Dolphins to usher in an out of doors free agent for offensive line depth and competitors.
They agreed to phrases with former New York Jets lineman Dan Feeney on Thursday morning, in keeping with a league supply. The Dolphins are additionally bringing again offensive deal with Geron Christian after the crew introduced him on board late final season.
Feeney could make a push to play at left guard or exchange Michael Deiter, who stays a free agent, as backup middle behind Connor Williams. Liam Eichenberg, the Dolphins’ 2021 second-round choose, was the beginning left guard final season, and Robert Jones crammed in serviceably when Eichenberg was injured with a knee ailment. Practice-squad guard Lester Cotton additionally began the playoff loss at Buffalo when Miami handled a number of accidents on the road.
Feeney, who has 64 profession begins, has largely been a reserve for the Jets the previous two years, however has began in spot responsibility. He additionally contributes on particular groups. Before going to New York in 2021, Feeney was a third-round number of the Chargers in 2017 and began 57 video games with Los Angeles in his first 4 NFL seasons.
Christian was claimed off waivers Jan. 5 final season forward of the regular-season finale and playoff sport to supply an additional physique for a line that was depleted by harm late within the 12 months. However, he didn’t see sport motion with the Dolphins. Previously enjoying with Washington, Houston and Kansas City, Christian has 16 profession begins over 5 NFL seasons since he was a third-round select of Louisville in 2018.