Let's say the Miami Dolphins cannot agree to terms with left tackle Jake Long or they simply do not feel comfortable with him protecting Ryan Tannehill's blind side. There are options in free agency.
There is also the Luke Joeckel plan.
Joeckel, a Texas A&M product, has already protected Tannehill and even as the fourth overall selection, will come at a discounted price. Miami would not have to give up money for Joeckel—instead they would need to part with draft picks.
Is this plan plausible? Is it wise for Miami?
Let's find out.