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Jonathan Martin — A
Ladies and gentlemen, I'd like to introduce you to the new left tackle for the Miami Dolphins, Jonathan Martin. Martin filled in well for Jake Long, who had struggled all season. With this game likely being Long's final in a Miami Dolphins uniform, Martin showed us that he's deserving of the left tackle spot.
Richie Incognito — B
He could've been better, but he did do a good job adjusting to having some one different besides him on the left side. Incognito also recovered what could've been a costly fumble, and for the most part helped to keep Tannehill clean.
Mike Pouncey — A
With no Jake Long anymore (and likely never again), Pouncey now has the job of being the leader of Miami's offensive line. He's been great this year, and will only improve. He did a great job today.
John Jerry — B-
I don't think Jerry was too bad today. I know there will be a debate, but while he started off slow, he got better throughout the game despite having to deal with a new right tackle beside him. I'd prefer Miami draft a guard in April to replace Jerry, but for today, he was better than expected.
Nate Garner — D
Yes, he was bad today, and if he was a starter he'd get an F. But because of the circumstances, I will give him a D, even though he was perpetually abused by New England's line.
Jake Long — B (for his career)
This will likely be the last time I draft Jake Long, so I felt it appropriate to grade his career. From 2008 until 2010, there wasn't a better left tackle in the NFL. His last two seasons though knock his grade down to a B. Because of those seasons and this triceps injury, Long likely won't be back in Miami, but while he was here, he was an immense help, especially with the running game.