2018 NFL free agents: Top offensive guards available for Dolphins

Andrew Norwell is the best guard on the open market as of now. (Getty Images)

The Dolphins need a plan at guard, and that stands out as one of the biggest issues to address this offseason.

Miami has Ted Larsen and Jesse Davis under contract, which is a good start. If Davis moves in as the starting right tackle, though, that leaves a guard spot open.

Here’s a look at where the Dolphins stand at inside linebacker and who’s available:

2017 Starting guards

Jermon Bushrod (10 starts at right guard)

Pro Football Focus ranking: #62 guard

Age: 33

2018 Contract: Unrestricted free agent

Jesse Davis (six at right guard, two at left guard, two at right tackle)

Pro Football Focus ranking: #63 guard

Age: 26

2018 Contract: $555,000 salary cap hit; signed through 2018

Anthony Steen (six starts at left guard)

Pro Football Focus ranking: Not rated

Age: 27

2018 Contract: Exclusive-rights free agent

Ted Larsen (eight starts at left guard)

Pro Football Focus ranking: #67 guard

Age: 30

2018 Contract: $1.9 million salary cap hit; signed through 2019

Top 2018 free agent guards (and some more affordable options)

Andrew Norwell, Carolina

Pro Football Focus ranking: #3 guard

Age: 26

Contract Expectation: $11.7 million per year market value (Spotrac)

Josh Kline, Tennessee

Pro Football Focus ranking: #22 guard

Age: 27

Contract Expectation: $10.2 million per year market value (Spotrac)

Jack Mewhort, Indianapolis

Pro Football Focus ranking: Not rated

Age: 30

Contract expectation: Earned $1.1 million last season

Justin Pugh, New York Giants

Pro Football Focus ranking: #52 tackle

Age: 27

Contract Expectation: $5.9 million per year market value (Spotrac)

Luke Joeckel, Seattle

Pro Football Focus ranking: #51 guard

Age: 26

Contract Expectation: Earned $8 million last season

Shawn Lauvao, Washington

Pro Football Focus ranking: #70 guard

Age: 30

Contract Expectation: Earned $5 million last season

Matt Slauson, Los Angeles Chargers

Pro Football Focus ranking: #49 guard

Age: 31

Contract Expectation: Earned $2.8 million last season

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