Q: Do you REALLY think the Dolphins' offensive line is good enough to take advantage of Ricky Williams' presence, protect Jay Fiedler and make the Dolphins a serious Super Bowl contender? I am very skeptical. Jon Sloane, St. Louis, MO
A: I can't offer a final judgment until the end of training camp. There are questions at every position along the line except at right tackle, but there is talent that can be effective when healthy (i.e. center Tim Ruddy and left guard Mark Dixon).
I'm happier with Chester and Burnett. Chester is a better tackle than Mixon and Burnett is a better DE than Bromell. If DG proves to be a better DE than Mixon, we're good to go.A: Chester is 26 years old. As for Burnett, he will be filling a need for the Dolphins as a backup veteran defensive end at a relatively low price. The Dolphins would have preferred to keep Bromell and Mixon, but both received lucrative offers from Minnesota that the team was unable to match
Wow now that is looking at things through rose colored glasses. In Burnett first 6 years yes he was clearly better then Bromell is now. However Burnett's only had 2 good seasons since then and is an old over the hill player who isn't going to match Bromell at all in terms of pass rushing this year.Originally posted by inFINSible
Burnett is a better DE than Bromell.
I think one thing that worries me, that NOBODY seems to be concerned with, and I don't understand why is...Originally posted by inFINSible
I'm happier with Chester and Burnett. Chester is a better tackle than Mixon and Burnett is a better DE than Bromell. If DG proves to be a better DE than Mixon, we're good to go.
Rob Burnett's sack total for the past 6 years.Originally posted by inFINSible
In Burnetts' last full season he had 10 sacks......LoBro has never had 10 sacks in a season, let alone be strong enough against the run to be considered anything other than a situational player.
One year rested and asked to do nothing more than get after the passer.....Burnett will blow Brommell away.