I've been telling you throughout the season the Dolphins put together the NFL's most expensive offensive line which is costing $156 million in total contracts for the starting unit alone.
And the Dolphins probably think they got their money's worth from the line because it played relatively well as a unit this season despite injuries and other issues. The offensive line is a team strength.
But is Miami's offensive line elite?
Not if you ask John Madden.
Madden and a panel that includes NFL Network analysts Jamie Dukes, Steve Mariucci and Marshall Faulk are this year awarding the "Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award," presented by Prilosec OTC. They studied all 32 NFL lines this season and have whittled the list of best lines to five:
The Tennessee Titans, New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles, New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts.
The Dolphins? It's unclear if they were among the top 10, but they obviously didn't earn a mention in the top 5.