Comments on: It is past time for the Miami Dolphins to cut Jason Allen News and commentary on the world of sports. Wed, 07 Sep 2011 16:33:12 +0000 hourly 1 By: James Joyner James Joyner Wed, 17 Oct 2007 17:22:47 +0000 A first round pick tends to get 3-4 years just because of the sunk cost. And then somebody else will pick them up hoping to unlock that potential.

Certainly, though, the Dolphins would have been far better off with Antonio Cromartie or Manny Lawson, ranked, both of whom were available.