The Miami Dolphins signed veteran offensive lineman Daryn Colledge to help give the team’s unproven offensive line some much needed depth after the team lost center Mike Pouncey for an undetermined amount of time, according to the Miami Herald.
Colledge wouldn’t play center for the Fins, but would likely be slotted at guard for the team. The former Arizona Cardinals guard has started 124 of 128 through his eight year career. Colledge hasn’t missed a start since 2007.
According to the Herald, Colledge was among four free agent offensive linemen who auditioned for the team including center Samson Satele, center Steve Vallos, and tackle Ryan Harris. The Herald reported that the Dolphins may consider Satele at a future point.
When the Dolphins take the field for the first time in the regular season, the team will have a completely new offensive line with new players at every position.
The line has two starters at tackle in Branden Albert and Ju’Wuan James. At guard, the team will lineup two of the following players, Dallas Thomas, Shelley Smith, and Colledge. At center, the team could play Smith, backup center Sam Brenner, Nate Garner, or Satele if he is signed later.