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Miami Dolphins legally tampering with Seattle offensive lineman

The NFL's legal tampering period began at noon Monday. (I've got jokes about the illegal tampering done the past month or so, but whatever, not now.)

Anyway, the Dolphins expect to address at least one guard position during free agency and one target they've shown interest in, per a league source, is Seattle Seahawks guard J.R. Sweezy.

Sweezy, 27 next month, is a three-year starter at right guard for the Seahawks. He obviously has postseason experience. He obviously is comfortable in a zone read type offense -- some of which the Dolphins are expected to employ in 2016.

Sweezy is not expected to come cheaply. NFL Network reported a handful of teams other than Miami have shown interest in Sweezy.

Sweezy is not a favorite of ProFootballFocus. They ranked him No. 66 among all guards.

The No. 2 and No. 3 rated guards by PFF are also free agents. They are Richie Incognito, a former Dolphin, and Evan Mathis, who the Dolphins opted not to sign in 2015, but went to Denver and helped the Broncos win a Super Bowl.

KC's Jeff Allen, Pittsburgh's Ramon Foster, Minnesota's Michael Harris, San Francisco's Alex Boone, Houston's Brandon Brooks, and Atlanta's Chris Chester are also unrestricted free agents.