Monday, August 1, 2011
Colombo signs with Fins, O'Hara next?
Omar Kelly of the Sun-Sentinel. Sparano was Colombo's position coach in Dallas. Other than it being a multi-year deal terms of the deal were not released.
This is an interesting move on many levels. It could mean many things...
1) This is insurance incase the Jake Long injury is more serious than some think. In that case the Fins would need another tackle on the roster.
2) Vernon Carey is getting moved inside to right guard and Colombo is the new Right Tackle
3) Vernon Carey who has 3 years left on his deal and is due to make $4.15 mill this year could be let go to open up cap space and Colombo is his replacement.
In other offensive line news the Dolphins worked out former NY Giants Center Shaun O'Hara this afternoon. O'Hara is a 3-time pro bowl center with the NY Giants and has been credited with helping the career of a young Eli Manning when he first broke into the league. Helping Eli gain command of the huddle and lead the offense. O'Hara only played 6 games last year due to injuries and was cut by the Giants due to his high salary cap number. Jeff Darlington reported on twitter that O'Hara went through an extensive session this morning and passed every test this with no problems. Jeff went on to report O'Hara might leave town to discuss things with his wife as he doesn't want to sign a contract before talking to his wife face to face.