Hull is a hard worker and studies hard. But, he is small and doesn't have Zach Thomas' instincts. I don't see this as a long term solution. We'll see him playing on Thursday night at MLB.
Armando Salguero wrote:
Mike Hull will start Thursday night at middle linebacker against the Baltimore Ravens, one week after inheriting the job (for now) following Raekwon McMillan’s knee injury.
Hull had a nice tackle for loss during full team drills Monday so there’s that. And Lawrence Timmons, the team’s most experienced linebacker, is pleased with what he’s seeing and hearing, yes hearing, from Hull.
“I feel like he’s a high-energy guy,” Timmons said. of Hull. “He knows the defense, makes good calls, hard-nosed football player. He tackles really well, so I’m looking forward to it.”
The Dolphins are obviously going to see if Hull is up to the job before deciding if they have to look for another answer for the position from outside or inside the team. So ask Timmons if coaches have approached him about possibly taking over in the middle and the answer is succinct.
“No,” he said.
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