Breaking News: Just IN Miami Dolphins Are In Talk To Sign Another Sensational Lineman From NFL

On March 18, the Miami Dolphins added another outstanding blocker in Jack Driscoll and re-signed Isaiah Wynn, a versatile offensive lineman, as part of their ongoing free agent patchwork.

According to Wynn’s representatives, Shawn O’Dare and Drew Rosenhaus, NFL insiders Adam Schefter of ESPN and Ian Rapoport of NFL Network were the first to confirm the story, while the Dolphins made the announcement about the Driscoll trade themselves.

These two moves provide Miami much-needed depth on the offensive line, since starter guard Robert Hunt left in free agency and veteran center Connor Williams is unlikely to sign a new deal until he heals from his 2023 knee injury.

Wynn and Driscoll have both demonstrated the capacity to play several spots on an NFL blocking unit when called upon. Should injuries arise as they did in 2023, their combined presence might prove to be extremely beneficial.

Former Eagles fourth-round pick and key backup Jack Driscoll
After the Philadelphia Eagles selected Driscoll in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, he has played his first four seasons with the NFC team.

At 6 feet 5 inches and 312 pounds, Driscoll had the reputation of being the Eagles’ Swiss Army Knife. He started four games as a rookie at right tackle and nine more games at right guard the next season.

Driscoll made some appearances in all 17 games in 2022 and 2023, but as the Philadelphia OL became healthier, he only saw four starts. According to Pro Football Focus, the versatile blocker has played right tackle in the NFL the most (712 plays), but he has also played right guard (475 snaps) and left tackle (150 snaps).

It’s crucial to remember that Driscoll is best viewed as an addition to the second team. At every position, his pass-blocking efficiency rating has never been higher than 96.5 and has usually been 94.5 or lower.

Driscoll has also been erratic as a run-blocker, according to PFF, with two seasons of grades close to 64.0 and two more seasons with subpar grades of 46.4 and 37.2.

Throughout 1,357 offensive snaps, the blocker has received seven penalties. Additionally, Driscoll is accused of eight career sacks. In 2021, he seemed to play right guard the best.

Isaiah Wynn, a former first-round pick at offensive tackle, switched to guard with the Dolphins
According to PFF, Wynn only saw action as a left guard for the Dolphins in 2023. However, he started his NFL career as the New England Patriots’ top left tackle prospect.

The former starter for the Georgia Bulldogs was selected in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft, and during his first three healthy seasons, he had some impressive analytical numbers. Sadly, Wynn’s ailments kept him out of action for his whole rookie season and an additional 14 games in 2019 and 2020.

After that, his on-field performance started to deteriorate a little, and in 2022, following nine penalties and a regressing 96.5% pass-blocking effectiveness in 2021, he finally moved to right tackle.

After all, Wynn moved full-time to left guard and joined Miami last season. The outcomes weren’t quite consistent.

Wynn’s run-blocking grades declined even though his pass-blocking efficiency at guard was at an all-time high of 99.1% over 392 snaps with zero sacks allowed. Throughout his career, Wynn had generally been an above-average run-blocker; however, with the Dolphins, he registered a career-low 43.2 in this category.

By 2024, Austin Jackson and Terron Armstead will likely be Miami’s starting offensive tackles, while free agent Aaron Brewer will probably be the team’s center. However, the guard positions might be open for grabs.

In 2023, Robert Jones finished the campaign as the starting left guard. After that, he re-signed for a one-year contract, and at the very least, he ought to contend with Wynn and Lester Cotton for the position.

Hunt is skipping town, leaving the right guard also wide exposed. Driscoll, Jones, Cotton, Liam Eichenberg, and a fresh 2024 rookie are all possible candidates there.

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