2012 NFL Draft Rumors: Jake Long's Time with the Dolphins May Be Over with Jonathan Martin Pick

By Josh Dhani

Jake Long is expected to make over $11 million next year with the Miami Dolphins as he continues to block the blind side ever so well.

However, the four-time Pro Bowler could see himself out of South Beach now after the team drafted Stanford left tackle Jonathan Martin. Martin will most probably be blocking Ryan Tannehill's blind side now.

But why are the Dolphins getting rid of Long because of this?

Mike Berardino of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel says it may be because the Dolphins new scheme now, in which Martin fits very well in. Long...not so much.

“We’re not going to be as much a power scheme as we’ve been in the past,” G.M. Jeff Ireland said when discussing the decision to take Martin. “So his athletic ability and . . .  quickness and ability to play in space transfers to this scheme probably a lot better than any other scheme.”

If the Dolphins do go through with this, Long's tenure with Miami only lasted four years.

Looks like they should have drafted Matt Ryan in 2007 instead, huh? 


  1. Yea, this insane and another media rumor to hurt dolphin fans by all the one a be jet lovers in south beach

  2. one started by the media since they really cant complain about the draft selections

  3. Don't blame me. Just reporting here from a rumor by the Sentinel

  4. Wow Josh...stop reporting crap news. You know what...dont...you should report since miami drafted Miller that Bush and Thomas are getting traded now too and why not Hartline and Bess. So sick and tired of junk people re-post and call news. Hey Josh here is an idea you can report on....How you lost your reporting skills

  5. Hey, Anonymous, maybe you should actually read the article.

    I'm just reporting on what a CERTIFIED NEWSPAPER JOURNALIST WROTE!

    Look here if you don't believe me: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-dolphins/fl-mikeb-miami-dolphins-draft-day-2-0428-20120427,0,702976.column?track=rss

    Don't be hating on me. Read that and maybe you'll see for yourself.

    Actually read before you comment.

    Here is an idea you can comment on...how you lost your commenting skills.

    Thank you, sir.

  6. Must be trying to get a job at yahoo sports news with this crap...God people just want to seem relevant these days so they bs reports like this...

  7. You obviously didn't read my comment above.

  8. I read the article and it demonstrated ignorance with football. A left tackle is a left tackle and protects blind side of a right handed passer so the article is stupid and for you to report something that has no sense is just irresponsible.

    1. Say that to the sun sentinel. They said it first. Obviously, none of you guys can read clearly.

  9. Profootballtalk.com reported the same thing as well.

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