The final reason is because of how well he slots into a system he has been apart of for two years now in Cleveland. With Cleveland being under the reigns of Kevin Stefanski, the run game has seen its best efforts in years, and more importantly JC Tretter has been a key cog in that machine. As the pivot man in the middle, Tretter has led the Browns to the third and fourth most rushing yard in the NFL in back to back years under Stefanski.
If he were to come to Miami, nothing changes. He will come in and be the most experienced lineman under this scheme, and will be playing next to two road graders in the form of Connor Williams and Robert Hunt. It is a match made in heaven for Dolphins fans.
Tretter is very similar to the fellow ex-Brown McDaniel had in San Francisco in the form of Alex Mack. Both former Browns are exceptionally good pass-blockers, but both took huge strides in their run-blocking once they moved into the wide-zone scheme ran by both Mike McDaniel and Kevin Stefanski. Tretter fits the scheme better than Mack did for McDaniel, and I couldn’t imagine the excitement that new offensive line coach Matt Applebaum would have with all these brand new beasts.
You also have to consider the new speed the Dolphins will get to play with by adding Tyreek Hill, Raheem Mostert, and Chase Edmonds. Also, don’t forget the fact they still have the premier speedster from the 2021 NFL Draft class in Jaylen Waddle. This team is going to play fast and physical, and this new look line, and new look scheme, are going to be a huge factor in whether or not Miami can compete with the heavyweights of the AFC.
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