As they are wont to do, the Miami Dolphins brought another former Dallas Cowboy into the fold on Monday, signing offensive tackle Marc Colombo to a multi-year deal, the Sun-Sentinel reports. The Dolphins hope Colombo, who was released by the Cowboys last week, will push for a starting job in camp.
Colombo spent three seasons under Miami head coach Tony Sparano, back when Sparano served as the Cowboys’ offensive line coach. Now, Sparano believes his former pupil will shore up the Phins’ offensive line, a group that’s currently without Jake Long, who began camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list as he recovers from a knee injury.
"My vision for Colombo is to see where we are in this tackle mix," Sparano said. "This guy has played a lot of football. There is a lot of different formulas right now that can go into the offensive line."
2011 will mark Colombo’s 11th season in the NFL.
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