Player Profile at Mustachio Cuts: Jordan Phillips

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jordanPhillips5You won’t believe the appuntamento I have today…Jordan Phillips, the Dolphins segundo pick!  Applausi!  (Mustachio claps)

I can’t wait for the big elefante to get here.  I made some nice desserts for him.  Oh, you no know? Mustachio a capocuoco too!

Here he is!   Come in Mr. Jordan Phillips.

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Come in!  Si Accomodi at Mustachios!  I’m so glad to have you here.  (he dusts off his chair)  What a good pick you were.  Magnifico Pick!

Some people say they no come the pick.  They volere a linebacker or a defensive back.  Or even Offensive line.  But not Mustachio…Mustachio knows that with Suh up front our defense can be il migliore if we get Suh some amici to play with.  And the Dolphins took you!  Affanculo!

Buona Fortuna for the Dolphins you were there for us in the 2nd round.

JordanPhillips1

I made some treats for you.  I hope you like cannoli.  What do I parlare?  Everyone likes cannoli.  Look at this whole plate of cannolis!

I made 20 to represent all your solo tackles at Oklahoma.  What a run stuffer you were at Oklahoma! At 6’5, 329 pounds, what else should we have expected.

MusatchiowCannolis

Have a cannoli.  But just uno.  Mustachio has lots of other customers.  And they all come with empty stomaco!

If you take more than one, I will slap you hands away like you did to all the offensive lineman who tried to hold you!

Okay okay…you can have two…but only because you came back from a back injury in 2013 to start every game in 2014.  Impressionante!

But just two okay…I don’t want you to have trouble with your backflips on Musatchio’s account!

PlatewithCrumbs

Hey Jordan Phillips?  What happened to all the cannolis???  Affanculo!  When I wasn’t looking?

Hopefully you can still backflip?  You are a freak athlete, no?  Very rapido and agile!  Rob Rang compared you to pro bowler Dontari Poe before the draft and called your athleticism and size eye popping!

MusatchiowZeppoli

Eye popping like this plate of Zeppoles!  Mmmmmm!

Deliziosio no?

Okay this time Mustachio means it.  Just one!

Mustachio heard that you were tearing it up in rookie camp.  Impressing everyone early.

That is good…maybe you can make a push to start and take the starting job from Earl Mitchell.  Mitchell played well last year, but the   cielo is the limit for Jordan Phillips.  Next to Suh, you can be a force!

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You will have to keep up your impressive performances in OTAs, training camp and preseason.

The libro on Jordan Phillips is that he is pigro…(whispering) and pigro is bad…

But what do you expect people to say when the guy is big, athletic and strong and did not dominate at the college level?

PlatewithCrumbs2

Hey Jordan Phillips…not the zeppoles too!

What an appetite for pasticceria you have?

Too bad you don’t play against italian desserts…

hmmm…that give’s Mustachio an idea…

BradyCannoli

Now you can have all the cannoli you want!!!

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317 Responses to Player Profile at Mustachio Cuts: Jordan Phillips

  1. jetsssuck says:

    What a game yesterday between Auburn and Florida.I can’t remember a baseball or softball game so well played by both teams especially pitching and defense. Now only 2 teams are left for the championship in a best of 3. Gators and Wolverines advanced to the best-of-three championship series that begins Monday (ESPN2, 8 p.m. ET).
    I wonder who Mr.Ross is rooting for considering he graduated from Michigan and flunked out of University of Florida.

  2. Brian in NY says:

    Nice Piggy! Nothing like zeppoles- We used to get them all the time at carnivals and street fairs. I can’t blame him for eating the whole plate!

  3. naplesfan2010 says:

    That’s hilarious Pig.
    He better be better than Johnson and Johnson, or it’s a wasted pick. Odrick was Big Ten DPotY and a 1st rounder, but we expect more production out of Phillips? Tennessee took Starks in the 3rd, but he made the pro bowl a couple times. Here’s hoping Phillips does too. Soliai was a 4th rounder, if you want to compare behemoths. I do think Phillips is more agile than Big Paul.

    • son of a son of a shula says:

      Way to go Officer Ellison! Good man.
      What a shame for Kazzie and his family to lose his parents at once like that.

    • Tim Knight says:

      Horrible tragedy turned wonderful in the best way it could. Awesome job Officer Ellison.

  4. bookman11 says:

    stangerx says:

    May 31, 2015 at 8:36 pm

    And we biotch about how much guys on our team get per tackle, sack or reception……..and where’s Bookman?
    ———————–
    In the final season of Seinfeld:

    Jerry made $13,000 for each line delivered on screen.
    Jason Alexander (George) $11,000 for each line.
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Elaine) $13,000.
    Michael Richards (Kramer) $15,000 per line.
    >>>>>>
    Stanger,

    Where is Bookman on this list????

    Jerry and his joy boys were making all the money. He certainly made enough to pay a lousy library fine.

  5. son of a son of a shula says:

    Good job Piggs, next time can Mustachio have healthy snacks out when the behemoths show up instead of baked goods. A plate of carrots and celery instead of a whole tiramisu would be good.

  6. Mike E. says:

    Funny stuff Piggy! Mi piace la scelta fino a quando la linea offensiva non aspira. Love Canoli Brady!

  7. Mike E. says:

    Wyo

    Nice story. Officer Ellison is a quality man for sure. Very nice thing he did.

  8. son of a son of a shula says:

    Darren Rizzi on ST:

    “It’s funny, when you get a chance to sit back and really evaluate, we did a real good job this past season when the other team had the ball,” Rizzi said. “For example, when they were kicking to us, when they were punting to us or they were kicking field goals, we were in the tops in the league in all those categories — field goal block percentage, kickoff return average, we obviously blocked a bunch of punts and had some big plays there.

    “We need to get better this season and improve when we have the ball. Our field goal percentage needs to improve. Brandon Fields has been a tremendous player in this league for a lot of years, but he had a little bit of a down year this year for him. He still finished 11th in the league, but for him that was a down year. And then the same thing with our kickoff coverage. Those are the three areas that we need to improve on.”
    *
    Fields had already got right and was booming the ball at the end of the year and we have to assume he’ll be fine and his one slump was a fluke or just that his one slump.
    It’s Sturgis that really needs to improve, he has to get his kicks deeper (and that was supposed to be his calling card) and he of course has to become a more accurate and clutch FG kicker.

    • Tim Knight says:

      I saw that interview with Rizzi. He believes Sturgis has a ton of talent and can take his game to another level. He noted that Sturgis was hurt during TC and the PS and didn’t really kick until the opener. He said Sturgis works his ass off and is in the building working on something all the time.

      • son of a son of a shula says:

        Thanks Tim, that’s encouraging news on Sturgis. I read the interview instead of watching it.

  9. getterdone says:

    Nashville Tennessean
    When asked about Justin Hunter, coach Ken Whisenhunt said, “At some point, you either get it or you won’t be in this league anymore. That’s the natural order of the NFL.”
    The Titans continue to try to wake Hunter up from his career-long doldrums. Last year, they outfitted him in a practice jersey that said JAG (just a guy) on the back — even though he’s 6-foot-4 with 4.4 speed and serious leaping ability. That didn’t work and we doubt Whiz’s comments will light a fire under Hunter either.
    ______________________________________
    Ouchy!

  10. getterdone says:

    I hope Sturgis comes around…he’ll likely be needed to hit a winning kick at some point in a big game after Tanny brings us back down the field.

    • naplesfan2010 says:

      in the AFC divisional round to send us to the AFC Championship against … the Colts??

    • Tim Knight says:

      I noticed we have competition at kicker and punter this year where last year we didn’t. I think this year we don’t want anyone with the exception of a select few for obvious reasons, feeling comfortable.

  11. Tim Knight says:

    GD, Piggy has a Jordan jersey too. I think he’s going to cover Jordan with Fuckin Oink! LOL

  12. The Flying Pig says:

    Here is a pic if my Jordan jersey

  13. getterdone says:

    I bought a Tanny jersey…guess I done good….he he he

  14. getterdone says:

    Jordan Phillips is a beast, only 22, and still learning. Hope Terrell Williams, Mitchell, & Suh will bring out the best in him.
    Lets just hope his back problems are behind him…the hot Fla weather should be help in that regard. Maybe Wake will get him into some yoga.

    • Tim Knight says:

      Phillips is a pro now and realized that when he signed a 4 year $4+M deal. He’ll realize it more when he’s around grown men who take this seriously and it’s not college anymore. He seems like an intelligent guy, not one of those excuse makers who’s clueless. I’m not worried about him at the moment.

  15. Tim Knight says:

    What is with all these Asian nations building artificial islands?

    • naplesfan2010 says:

      I know right?
      I did a search on Amazon and like 7 different Island Warehouses came up. You can get cold or hot islands, desert or jungle, uninhabited or one with people on it already waiting to serve you.
      I am waiting to order when the new models come out. Supposedly you can order the 2015s with volcanoes and orangutangs, two of my favorite options.

  16. The Flying Pig says:

    I have a Tanny jersey too
    Its just the old color and old logo

  17. naplesfan2010 says:

    About you guys who still have Jake Long and Brandon Marshall jerseys, I think we are getting much closer now to a stable roster, at least as much as it can be in today’s NFL.

  18. naplesfan2010 says:

    Foil Hat Idea #129:
    Don’t you think that free agency was actually started to drive gear sales by continually moving players to different teams? It’s just like high-waisted vs. hip-hugger short shorts for women … all part of the fashion cycle to keep consumers chasing the latest thing.

    • getterdone says:

      It’s certainly part of the larger equation. Lets face it, the NFL is a marketing business in perpetual branding mode.

  19. getterdone says:

    Tim, China is dredging up the ocean floor to build islands for military purposes. They want to control the hotly contested South China Seas, as well as force the weakened US under BO to play by their rules in the vastly used shipping lanes as well.
    The Chinese have been fast tracking their military might recently by committing to building warships, aircraft carriers, etc.
    They know conflict/war is coming with the world in a financial crisis. It’s inevitable.

    • Tim Knight says:

      Now Vietnam is building them.

      I know pacifist Japan has recently kicked it up with their defense military.

      • getterdone says:

        Yesss, and also has a lot to do with this friggin secret TPP deal that BO has been shilling for international corporations so hard for.
        Our sovereignty is shit!

  20. D says:

    You guys never listen to me when i tell you about my Florida boys…I think Jenkins proved himself last year. Gillislee i am hoping gets a chance to because i know how good he is at RB, very well rounded back. Sturgis i was pretty shocked has started out slowly. He was amazing in college, and i think he is just settling in and getting his confidence. Only way i can explain how a kicker in College has not looked as sharp in pro’s. Kicking game pretty much the same as it is in college, so usually translates almost perfectly. He has a very strong leg so would be awesome if he got it all together.

  21. Tim Knight says:

    GD, not to get into long winded political discussions, but with technology advancing at crazy rates and the information age basically real time, our country and the world as we knew it stands no chance of staying the way it was. You can’t be isolated and competitive on the world scale.

    Not saying pols do everything that’s best for America, just that the reason many feel these are troubling times is because we’ve never seen technology like this. When scientists say Artificial Intelligence could be the biggest threat to mankind, you know we’re actually living science fiction now.

  22. Excellent job Piggy!!! I once had a dog named Cannoli….lol.

  23. D says:

    Ian Rapoport ‏@RapSheet 10s10 seconds ago

    My understanding on the imminent Cam Newton 5-year, more than $100M extension is full guarantees are very real. We wait for firm numbers
    —————————————————————
    thank God we signed Tanny first. Thats ridiculous numbers for Cam.

  24. The Flying Pig says:

    Jenkins is solid
    Sturgis has sucked so far – he needs to get consistent
    I don;t know about Gillesee, he hasn’t even seen the field

    right now Mille, Ajayi and Williams are manning the RB position
    but I think we keep 4 on the roster right?

  25. getterdone says:

    Tim, agreed…I’m not trying to go into political bashing…in fact it’s both parties on this TPP fiasco.
    Also agreed on the rapidly expanding technology. Man will be his own undoing once again as he tries to become God. A Google CEO thinks man can become immortal by 2050….LMAO! Not gonna happen.

  26. getterdone says:

    Sturgis has the physical ability…right now, it lies in his head as to how good he can be.
    Kicking is somewhat like a golf swing. If you can conquer the mental aspect of the game with some consistency, then you’ll do well.

  27. I hate both political parties; nothing will ever get done because when a Repulbican is in the White House and the Dems control Congress everything the prez tries to do is blocked; we have a Dem prez with a Republican Congress and same. I wish we could just abolish the party system. That is all.

  28. D says:

    Armando Salguero ‏@ArmandoSalguero 2m2 minutes ago

    Ndamukong Suh is present for today’s OTA.
    ———————————-
    You would think these fuckers would let off this shit. The dude’s a pro, leave him the fuck alone and let him do his thing.

    • D says:

      James Walker ‏@JamesWalkerNFL 4m4 minutes ago

      #Dolphins OTAs is underway. DT Ndamukong Suh is present.
      —————————-
      Idiot number 2. Come on….

      • D says:

        Anyone who dont think their reporting is geared to rile up a fan base should look no further than the fact they point out shit they know there are concerns over. God forbid he has to miss one for any fucking reason, they will be on it like Omar on shit.

    • stangerx says:

      Any reports that Tanny is there? How about Denney?

  29. getterdone says:

    Gigi,
    The majority of all parties, especially the 2 big parties with the most influence are so deep in corruption and defilement of their oath of office.
    All of congress, the executive branch, and most all federal agencies are in one giant clusterfuck money grab. Sadly it will get even worse before it gets better.

    • Tim Knight says:

      It’s really bad at the local and state levels too. The problem is a lot of douche bags gravitate to politics.

      • getterdone says:

        Yup!

      • stangerx says:

        Depends on what state your in. There are a lot of solid legislators out there. And the party divides often aren’t nearly as set in stone. Lot of places they actually work together for what they think makes sense.

    • I have voted for both Republicans & Democrats and have been affiliated with both parties and campaigned for our last two Presidents because I was sure they could make positive changes for our country. But because Congress has been ruled by the opposition it’s a total joke. I’m an Independent now and unless someone I feel is worthy I just may not vote. Not gonna vote for Mr.(s) Clinton and there are zero Republicans I would vote for,

  30. getterdone says:

    Man I hope this guy stays concussion free for about 3-4yrs. He can be a star along with Tanny if he can stay on the field.

    Go #84!

  31. stangerx says:

    Huge props to the Pig for Cannoli Tom.
    That’s one tasty snack.

  32. getterdone says:

    James Walker ✔ @JamesWalkerNFL
    I don’t see CB Will Davis or DB Don Jones out here today for #Dolphins OTAs. Both have injuries.

    • D says:

      Id like to see Jones step it up this year. He is a guy who really goes all out on ST’s but i have a feeling if he isnt at least pushing the starters he will not make the cut this year.

  33. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Christion Jones, LaMichael James, Kenny Stills and Damarr Aultman are handling punt returns.

  34. Florida – especially South Florida, is filled with corrupt politicians….which surprises absolutely no one.

  35. ANYWAY WHEN DOES THE SEASON START???/ GO PHINS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  36. stangerx says:

    “Newton was very close on Monday morning to an agreement on a five-year contract extension that was reportedly worth more than $100 million, according to multiple reports including the Charlotte Observer. ”

    That would be for one year and more dollars than Tanny.

  37. Tim Knight says:

    D, no doubt these reporters want to find controversy in the big signing of Suh somehow and then make up their own opinions about it as if it’s fact. Really lame stuff. Suh is a 4 time all-pro and pro bowl player. They can all go work one for all I care. LOL

  38. getterdone says:

    Chris Perkins ✔ @chrisperk
    Tannehill, Josh Freeman throwing 25-yd out passes. I’ll say it again, Freeman is strong-armed. Not accurate, strong.

  39. getterdone says:

    Adam Beasley @AdamHBeasley
    Michael Thomas the starting safety with Lou Delmas sidelined.

  40. D says:

    getterdone says:
    June 1, 2015 at 11:50 am
    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Christion Jones, LaMichael James, Kenny Stills and Damarr Aultman are handling punt returns.
    ———————————–
    They should put Gillislee back there too, he was a good returner in college and its a way he can earn a spot. I think the last RB spot may come down to if James/Gillislee impress in ST play. I think though Christion Jones is the best option for us in return game, really good returner.

    • getterdone says:

      I’d hate to see Christian Jones occupy a roster spot if he can’t be counted on in the passing game. I rather we find another returner, and think that we will. He’s PS material…IMO.

  41. Tim Knight says:

    Stanger, no doubt there are some good people in politics, too bad there are as many douche bags to fuck it all up.

  42. Tim Knight says:

    Stanger, are politics at the top level anything like that show Veep?

    • getterdone says:

      Pols at any level are prone to corruption when big money power brokers are allowed to manipulate them with little transparency. Money & power controls the lawmakers for their own gain. Corporate control, instead of a government by the people for the people….lol

    • stangerx says:

      I haven’t watched the show. And I did mostly state stuff. Wasn’t so different than West Wing though. Just take out responses to international attacks and stuff like that. Then take what you see unfold about this or that bill in an episode or two and make it the highlights over say two or three months.

      • Tim Knight says:

        I was asking because every character on the show is an asshole including the VP/Pres. LOL

  43. Tim Knight says:

    It’s much more fun bashing politics than our team. 🙂

  44. getterdone says:

    Speakin of Sturgis…smh!

    Adam Beasley @AdamHBeasley
    Caleb Sturgis is not present for practice today.

  45. getterdone says:

    James Walker ✔ @JamesWalkerNFL
    The #Dolphins’ first-team LBs are Koa Misi in the middle and Jelani Jenkins and Chris McCain on the outside to start practice.

  46. D says:

    getterdone says:
    June 1, 2015 at 11:58 am
    I’d hate to see Christian Jones occupy a roster spot if he can’t be counted on in the passing game. I rather we find another returner, and think that we will. He’s PS material…IMO.
    ————————————-
    TBH i think he would make sa good receiver for us as well. He was pretty good even opposite the guy who got all the damn looks in Amari Cooper. WR’s in our offense operate much like a return specalist. Ball quickly in their hands, make moves through traffic and break it for big YAC. I think he actually fits our offense pretty well. Im kinda torn between he and Byrd, but i think he fits us better than Byrd

    • D says:

      Jones has a 14 yar per reception average at Alabama. Not huge yardage totals but a lot of that was that it was all about Amari Cooper and the RB’s there. Very little love to the other receivers.

  47. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Jordan Tripp gets LaMichael James for a loss on a toss sweep. Good play by Tripp.

  48. getterdone says:

    Pass was from Tanny…woot woot!

    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero
    Jordan Cameron red zone touchdown from the 18. Get used to it.

  49. getterdone says:

    Adam Beasley @AdamHBeasley
    Two straight good plays for Jamar Taylor. Set the edge on a reverse, then blanketed Stills on an incompletion.

    • D says:

      CB/WR play is a lot more relatable in OTA’s than say trench play, or RB/QB’s. Some Db’s, specifically press DB’s wont have the advantage of using their size/physicality in no contact drills but still its a pretty close representation. Bodes pretty good for Taylor.

  50. D says:

    getterdone says:
    June 1, 2015 at 12:04 pm
    James Walker ✔ @JamesWalkerNFL
    The #Dolphins’ first-team LBs are Koa Misi in the middle and Jelani Jenkins and Chris McCain on the outside to start practice.
    ————————————————
    I know there is no star power in that lineup, but if Misi is healthy thats a really solid group, Tripp in for passing down.

    • getterdone says:

      Does sound like a capable group, especially behind Suh & Mitchell/Phillips.
      Key is can Misi play a whole season or close top it!!!

  51. getterdone says:

    Andrew Abramson ✔ @AbramsonPBP
    Kenny Stills drops a wide open pass from Tannehill in the end zone.

  52. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Jamar Taylor with a nice stop of a tailback for no gain.

  53. Tim Knight says:

    And Try thought there would be nothing to talk about this time of year. LOL

    • Try Pod says:

      That’s not what try said or thought at all. But if you like to hear what reporters who are constantly maligned, criticized and ridiculed around here have to say about rookies and vets running around in shorts and t shirts… I don’t know what to say to you. Oh, yes I do- get a life. Lol

  54. D says:

    Chris Perkins ‏@chrisperk 3m3 minutes ago

    Nice 6-yd TD run by LaMichael James. Made sweet cutback to get into end zone
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  55. getterdone says:

    Chris Perkins ✔ @chrisperk
    Nice 6-yd TD run by LaMichael James. Made sweet cutback to get into end zone

  56. getterdone says:

    Chris Perkins ✔ @chrisperk
    Matt Moore incomplete. Under pressure on screen pass, balls falls inc.

  57. getterdone says:

    LOL @ Omar in early OTA’s.

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    I’m noticing that Jay Ajayi dances a little bit too much in the backfield. Don’t dance, just hit the hole.

    • D says:

      Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
      I’m noticing that Jay Ajayi dances a little bit too much in the backfield. Don’t dance, just hit my hole…err the hole.

      There i fixed it

  58. finfanrob says:

    getterdone says:
    June 1, 2015 at 11:28 am

    Tim, agreed…I’m not trying to go into political bashing…in fact it’s both parties on this TPP fiasco.
    Also agreed on the rapidly expanding technology. Man will be his own undoing once again as he tries to become God. A Google CEO thinks man can become immortal by 2050….LMAO! Not gonna happen.

    why? i mean if one is a religious person why would they want to be immortal? They would never get a chance to meet jahn.

  59. getterdone says:

    Sweaty stinky man. Where’s the Right Guard? 😉

    Chris Perkins ✔ @chrisperk
    WR Damarr Aultman catching punts w/towel in armpits. Think its designed to keep arms positioned correctly.

  60. getterdone says:

    Chris Perkins ✔ @chrisperk
    FYI, WR Jarvis Landry is fielding punts. So, he’s not yet been removed from that duty.

  61. getterdone says:

    Andrew Abramson ✔ @fauxAbramsonPBP
    Joe Philbin with a nice stop & pick up of gum wrapper blowing across the field. Excellent read & react.

  62. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Greg Jennings is very smooth. He doesn’t lose any speed when he changes directions. Reminds me of @ochocinco
    ______________________
    C’mon Omar, why compare the guy to ochostinko…seriously…lol

  63. getterdone says:

    @ArmandoSalguero
    DeVante Parker one-handed catch vs. air. Air is poor defender.
    __________________
    But at least Parker has done nothing but display sure hands like Landry did as a rook.

  64. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    I’m a bit surprised Dolphins aren’t really grooming Bobby McCain to play nickel now. That’s what he was at Memphis. But he’s a boundary CB

    • Tim Knight says:

      I’m a bit surprised Omar is trying to act like a coach and not just report what’s happening.

      The guy has been doing this how long and how many times do coaches have to tell him they try different things with guys especially this time of year to see how they respond. It’s like every year is the first time for these reporters.

      “It feels like the first time, feels like the very first time”

  65. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Jordan Cameron with a nice catch over the middle from Tannehill. Reshad Jones tried to break it up but couldn’t.

    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero
    Jordan Cameron in the red zone again. Who catches TDs in the red zone?

  66. Tim Knight says:

    Piggy, forgot to give you props today. Well done! I like zeppoles better than cannolis but I don’t eat either very often.

  67. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Devante Parker gets jammed by Jamar Taylor and bobbles the ball, but pulls down the catch. Great play by both. Taylor is physical.

    • Tim Knight says:

      That’s what I like about Taylor, he’s not afraid to mix it up and he can tackle. He just needs to stay healthy and we have a fine young corner.

  68. getterdone says:

    Alex MarvezVerified account
    ‏@alexmarvez
    Source tells @NFLonFOX that @MiamiDolphins K @CalebSturgis1 suffered quadriceps injury to plant leg. Severity being evaluated. Not at OTAs

  69. getterdone says:

    This is a very encouraging sign!!!

    James Walker ✔ @JamesWalkerNFL
    #Dolphins rookie Tony Lippett makes a nice INT off QB Matt Moore. Lippett caught the ball like a WR….

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Tony Lippett with a beautiful interception of a Matt Moore pass to Rishard Matthews. It was amazing. Great hands.

    • getterdone says:

      Adam Beasley @AdamHBeasley
      Two interceptions today for Tony Lippett. Granted, the last one was against Josh Freeman.

  70. getterdone says:

    Not good.

    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero
    Josh Freeman had Jordan Cameron wide open down seam for a TD. Terrible decision and throw.

  71. getterdone says:

    Tim, LMAO @ Omar the Foreigner “feels like the first time”…..agreed on Omar falling for the early OTA different looks coaches try to use as evaluations on players versatility.

  72. The Flying Pig says:

    So now we know that the perfect result in an OTA is to cause the receiver to bobble the ball and make a spectacular catch
    that way we can don;t have to be mad at parker or taylor…lol

  73. getterdone says:

    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero
    Dion Sims back to back TDs in the red zone. Who caches TDs in the red zone?

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Matt Moore with a TD pass to Dion Sims in 7-on-7 red zone work.

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Matt Moore with a touchdown pass to Tim Semisch in red zone 7-on-7s. Flag was thrown. Not sure for what.

  74. getterdone says:

    James Walker ✔ @JamesWalkerNFL
    #Dolphins rookie DT Jordan Phillips just made an impressive pass-rush move inside to beat G Billy Turner in one-on-one drills.

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Billy Turner just got beat by Jordan Phillips during 1 on-1.

  75. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Ryan Tannehill with a TD pass to Kenny Stills in the middle of the field during red zone 7-on-7s.

    James Walker ✔ @JamesWalkerNFL
    #Dolphins slot WR Jarvis Landry makes a nice red-zone catch for a TD. The pass was from QB Ryan Tannehill.

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Devante Parker and Kenny Stills are the starting WRs when Ryan Tannehill is doing his 7-on-7s. Jarvis Landry is his slot WR.

  76. getterdone says:

    Tony Ball Hawk Lippett!!!

    Hal Habib @gunnerhal
    Lippett gets INT No. 3. Hat trick.

    Andrew Abramson ✔ @AbramsonPBP
    Tony Lippett another INT in red zone (Matt Moore at QB). WR-turned-CB is one of the most intriguing players Dolphins drafted.

    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero
    Cornerback tony Lippett with his third interception of the practice.

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Tony Lippett got his third pick of practice. WOW! He’s got some paws on him.

  77. getterdone says:

    Coach Omar…lol

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Offsides on Ndamukong Suh during 1st snap of 11-on-11s. He’s always doing that.

  78. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Lamar Miller with a nice catch in the flat. Koa Misi in there for the stop after 5-yards.

  79. getterdone says:

    James Walker ✔ @JamesWalkerNFL
    #Dolphins S Michael Thomas make a good play on the ball to nearly pick off QB Matt Moore in team drills.

  80. getterdone says:

    Hope he hits the wall….lol 😉

    SunSentinel Dolphins @SSMiamiDolphins
    Rob Gronkowski set to drive pace car at upcoming NASCAR race

  81. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Branden Albert is jogging, and limping badly. He doesn’t look close.
    ________________________
    C’mon Omar, he’s jogging right!!! smh

  82. stangerx says:

    This is probably a stupid question, but when they are going without pads how does the OL try to block against the DL. Do they just try to stay in their path to the QB with the understanding that there will be no bull rushes?

    • Tim Knight says:

      It’s all fundamental stuff. This is for the team to get ready for TC, not for reporters to tell us what stage the team is at. It’s fun for us but we should all know better. Does anyone even think about the PS once the RS starts? Well think about OTAs.

  83. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Andrew Franks missed a 49-yard field goal, then he made a 54-yarder.

  84. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Ryan Tannehill scrambles for a 10-yard gain when Koa Misi leaves the center of the field during next 11-on-11 session.

  85. getterdone says:

    Chris Perkins ✔ @chrisperk
    Sam Brenner at 1st team RG. Not sure if Billy Turner sitting out this drill or they’re considering Brenner to start.
    _______________________
    LMAO, seems Omar has rubbed off on Perkins. It’s early OTA’s you guys…smh!

  86. getterdone says:

    Adam Beasley @AdamHBeasley
    FYI, Branden Albert told me a few months back not to read anything into an apparent limp. Says he always has a hitch in his gait.

  87. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Safety Shamiel Gray dropped a possible interception right in his hands on a bad pass from Matt Moore, who is stinky today.

    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero
    Matt Moore almost three another INT. Shamiel Gary dropped it.

  88. BoulderPhinfan says:

    Adam Beasley @AdamHBeasley
    FYI, Branden Albert told me a few months back not to read anything into an apparent limp. Says he always has a hitch in his gait.

  89. getterdone says:

    Chris Perkins ✔ @chrisperk
    RG Billy Turner back w/1st team, LG Jamil Douglas now w/1st team

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Terrence Fede with a would-be sack to Ryan Tannehill.

  90. getterdone says:

    James Walker ✔ @JamesWalkerNFL
    #Dolphins rookie WR DeVante Parker scores on a slant in the red zone from QB Ryan Tannehill. That’s what Parker is here to do.

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Tannehill with a TD throw on a 5-yard snap to DeVante Parker during red zone 11-on-11s.

    Andrew Abramson ✔ @AbramsonPBP
    DeVante Parker TD reception, Brice McCain in coverage

  91. Al in MIA says:

    All you can ask for at these OTA is for players to show good instincts.
    Everyone’s timing is off at this point and nobody is allowed to use their power so basically the only positions that are even capable of showing anything are the WR/DB/QB.
    DL/OL evaluations are worthless as those are positions that emphasize power.

  92. getterdone says:

    James Walker ✔ @JamesWalkerNFL
    By the way, I forgot to tweet this today: Jason Fox is the starting LT today with Branden Albert (knee) rehabbing. #Dolphins

  93. Tim Knight says:

    Anyone know if the dates have been set yet for TC?

  94. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Michael Thomas and Walt Aikens the starting safeties on first team defense. They forced a 3-and-out on Tannehill. Womp Womp sound.
    ____________________
    Local beatass reporter that relishes in degrading Tanny….SMH!

  95. getterdone says:

    Go Zach! 😉

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Zach Vigil with a breakup of a Josh Freeman pass to Tim Semisch.

  96. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Jay Ajayi catches a bad Josh Freeman pass and lands awkwardly. But gets up for 3 yard gain.

  97. getterdone says:

    Tim, as far as I’ve ever seen so far, the TC dates aren’t set quite yet, only the OTA’s.

    • Tim Knight says:

      Yeah I didn’t think so. Whatever it is, it won’t be for about 2 months so Albert still has quite a bit of time to get ready. He’s probably just starting to push real weight to get to where he needs to be.

  98. Mike E. says:

    Good to see Lippett thriving at CB, even if it is OTA’s. I would love someone, ANY ONE of our CB’s to just jump up and say the job is mine.

  99. getterdone says:

    There ya GO!

  100. Mike E. says:

    Still worried about Branden Albert though . . . If he’s not healthy, that makes a huge difference.

  101. getterdone says:

    Andrew Abramson ✔ @fauxAbramsonPBP
    Joe Philbin with a nice stop & pick up of gum wrapper blowing across the field. Excellent read & react.

    • Tim Knight says:

      Old joke, time to get some new material. LOL

      By the way, anyone ever see the comedian Jim Norton? I saw him on TV over the weekend, had me roaring, just don’t watch it with your wife, daughter or any other females. Geez! LOL

  102. Mike E. says:

    Armando Salguero ‏@ArmandoSalguero 2m2 minutes ago

    Caleb Sturgis will miss remainder of OTAs with a leg injury, per Joe Philbin.

  103. getterdone says:

    Andrew Abramson ✔ @AbramsonPBP
    Philbin says OTAs includes mini-camp. So earliest Sturgis will return is late July for training camp

  104. stangerx says:

    getterdone — thanks for all the updates, and especially for putting in the time to offer different takes on plays in one post.

  105. stangerx says:

    Heard Crowder flat out say on my way to the store — “only position you can tell anything about on defense during OTAs is DB.”

    • D says:

      I think thats pretty much true. May get a good look at the DT’s and De’s first step, maybe get to see how the LB’s react in pass coverage.

    • Tim Knight says:

      So wouldn’t that be the case with WRs too, and to a degree, LBs in coverage and TEs?

      • stangerx says:

        My guess is WRs would be the equivalent on offense. Could add in QB too, but a bit of a difference when you have the red jersey on. My guess is you do stuff you wouldn’t otherwise.

      • D says:

        Yeah but he was focusing on defensive players, i included LB’s in coverage as an addition to his list.

  106. Rockphin says:

    I know it’s only one OTA practice, but do we have a ball hawk? LIppit with 3 ints today.

  107. D says:

    stangerx says:
    June 1, 2015 at 2:26 pm
    My guess is WRs would be the equivalent on offense. Could add in QB too, but a bit of a difference when you have the red jersey on. My guess is you do stuff you wouldn’t otherwise.
    ———————————-
    Nah QB’s would be considerably easier in OTA’s. WR’s too since they dont have to worry about getting creamed over the middle when they are catching passes/

    • Tim Knight says:

      You can still get a feel for route running and hands. Doing it after being hit is a different beast, but all these guys have played football before and have been hit so it’s not the first time even if not in the NFL.

    • stangerx says:

      True — and the rules for DBs are the same in OTAs as they are in pads. Only thing you wouldn’t be able to see is if they can deliver the whacks.

  108. Rockphin says:

    yeah, not clicking either of you guys links….

  109. Rockphin says:

    Just because…..

  110. stangerx says:

    Think the grasshopper Perkins has been waxing sensai Omar’s cars too long……the only one he can possibly talking about is Stills. And how many years did Gibson do it?
    —————————-
    As for the many new faces in the receiving corps — Michael Wallace, Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson are out with Kenny Stills, DeVante Parker, and Greg Jennings replacing them — Perkins isn’t so sure about the position being upgraded.

    “I’ve seen those dudes do it multiple years in the NFL,” Perkins said of last year’s group. “These guys I’ve seen them have one good year. I don’t know if they’re good players or if they had a good year. So right now I still favor last year’s receivers.”

    • Tim Knight says:

      Right now I don’t care what he thinks and it’s pointless anyway. He’s annoying that way, he likes to question everything this team does ad nauseam.

  111. Rockphin says:

    It HAS to be the most repeated Gif ever now…

  112. stangerx says:

    LOL Rock — but think about all the dudes who have people walk into there office…….and somewhere Jahn is really pissed. 🙂

    • Jahndoh30 says:

      You got me all wrong Stanger. It’s Tims friends the dancing fairies that I get tired of seeing.

      I don’t see the point in defending myself, but that ONE time I said that, there was about 50 moving gifs on the page, the site was UBER slow loading and NONE of them were bouncing boobs. But alas, carryon samesongers!

      • stangerx says:

        LOL — glad you have your priorities straight. And those are dancing fairies (even if each word might be true)…..they are finely tuned athletes. 🙂

  113. Rockphin says:

    I hate clicking on a link to a NEWSPAPER’s WEBSITE and finding only video. SMH. Don’t they WRITE anymore!? (Especially video that won’t play on my phone! )

  114. Rockphin says:

    6. Speaking of Ryan Tannehill’s health, there was no grand moment of embarrassment for the offensive line — particularly the guards — today. Dallas Thomas was fine. Billy Turner was fine. For Thomas, that was an improvement over last Monday’s open OTA. Rookie Jamil Douglas did take some first-team snaps over Thomas. Veteran Sam Brenner did get a handful of first-team snaps over Turner. Coaches are just mixing and matching at this point.

    Jason Fox was the starting left tackle as Branden Albert continues to rehab his knee. The starting line RT to LT: Jason Fox, Dallas Thomas, Mike Pouncey, Billy Turner, Ja’Wuan James.

    • Jahndoh30 says:

      Can’t put any stock into OL performance reports in OTAs. Good or bad.

      • Tim Knight says:

        Agreed, it’s just fundamental stuff. You see what these guys are doing against guys with pads, the sleds etc. It’s when they start to somewhat scrimmage you get a better idea.

  115. Rockphin says:

    is something wrong?? noone other than X and I seem to be posting…..

    • stangerx says:

      LOL — everyone is just sitting there staring at bouncing boobs. You ever see the Andromeda Strain….just like the flashing light for the chick with epilepsy.

  116. getterdone says:

    Stanger, thanks for the props on the OTA posts. You’re most welcome.

    Tim, i’ll get new material when Bazooka Joe breaks the old mold 😉
    Also, yes, seen a dvd of Norton before…funny angry comic! 🙂

  117. Tim Knight says:

    LOL @ Jahn on Tims friends the dancing fairies

  118. Tim Knight says:

    Rock, I think the SS’s online format sucks yak balls and wildebeest cock. It also works like crap throwing you off the page you were reading.

  119. getterdone says:

    Jahndoh30 says:
    June 1, 2015 at 3:16 pm
    You got me all wrong Stanger. It’s Tims friends the dancing fairies that I get tired of seeing.
    Reply

    OMG, you’re such a racist homophobe! SMH
    lol…jk/bb

  120. getterdone says:

    Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
    Jarvis Landry wants his role with #Dolphins expanded. “I don’t want to be limited to a slot player.”
    _________________________
    Kid had a good rookie season and now wants to take over the team.

    Go #14!

    • Tim Knight says:

      I don’t think he should be either.

      • getterdone says:

        Well, he’s already been getting return work on ST’s, he caught 84 passes as a slot receiver last season.
        I’m sure he’ll line up outside at times, but what is he really wanting?
        Be the ball carrier on reverses, throw some passes on trick plays, or….I get it, he wants to play some CB after seeing Lippett getting all the attention of 3 INT’s today…lol 😉

    • stangerx says:

      Seems he and Jennings are both best suited to the slot……so he might get his wish. They are going to rotate and they don’t always go three WR.

  121. getterdone says:

    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero
    Miami Dolphins DC Kevin Coyle: “I’m as optimistic as I’ve ever been going into a season.”
    ______________________
    Awesome, now stop playing soft zone and so far off the ball. Stop rushing just 2 as well….smh

    • Tim Knight says:

      Our coverage scheme is not the issue, #6 in pass defense even with all the injuries at LB and the secondary last year. We also don’t play exclusively zone just because we play off man. That’s a total fallacy that keeps getting repeated. We also rushed just 2 probably 3-4 times last year, it’s just when it was done that fans have blown that way out of proportion.

      • getterdone says:

        I know all this, but when it was used, it was usually not in the right situations nor at the right time…cost us a win or two.
        I do like some of the 5-2 D tho, when you have the right matchups.

    • stangerx says:

      Must be nice for a DC to think he can stop the btwn the tackle run just with his DTs…….guessing his mind is racing with what else he can do.

  122. Tim Knight says:

    GD, it’s just a pet peeve of mine with the zone and 2 man rush thing. Every game we lost you could go back and find other plays not made left on the field. It’s when it happens late fans use that as a colossal mistake.

    • getterdone says:

      True, but those wtf moments are what sticks in our mind and eats at us all offseason…lol

      • Tim Knight says:

        I get that. But I always go back to Coyle wasn’t trying to lose the game. No coach does something because he thinks to himself, this outta fuck this game up for us, let’s do it. LOL

      • getterdone says:

        Right, but there are times not to get all cutsie either just because it worked in practice or looked good on paper.
        I think all the injuries had him overreaching for ideas to compensate for the personnel losses.

      • getterdone says:

        all ^cutesy^

  123. getterdone says:

    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero
    Kevin Coyle’s timeline for finding/naming starters at LB, CB? Late in preseason.

    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero
    DC Kevin Coyle said it is not fair to say starting CB job is Jamar Taylor’s to lose. Won’t be determined until preseason. Has to perform.
    ____________________
    Makes obvious sense. Ya don’t name starters in their underwear. 😉

  124. CavalierKong says:

    Flipping Sturgis has glass legs. Has he been healthy at all since we drafted him?

  125. Tim Knight says:

    GD, agreed on your 3:50 post. He’s been aggressive most of the time he’s been here.

    • getterdone says:

      Right, he’s talked about creating more turnovers…he’s got to be thrilled with Lippett today…but lets get most of those turnovers from base defenses by winning matchups and being assignment sound.

  126. Jahndoh30 says:

    I’ve never even mentioned soft zone, but playing coverage with game on the line against the likes of Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers simply does NOT work. The playcall is compounded when your corners are playing off and soft technique. It’s not a man vs zone thing, it’s a corner technique and the record is there for all to see, it’s the technique he coaches and calls most often.

    • Tim Knight says:

      Wasn’t calling you out, I see soft zone mentioned here a lot and it’s not accurate. The coverage scheme is not the issue, it’s execution. Were were #2 in pass defense for 10 games and finished #6 using the same scheme. You look at the what happened in games and guys were there to make plays and didn’t a lot of the time.

      Play calling is the most common and easiest scape goat. But I have to admit play calling at the end of the game in the Super Bowl was very questionable. Then again, the WR on Seattle didn’t execute his route properly and Michael Irvin pointed it out in a feature on NFLN. If he does they score anyway and nobody questions anything.

    • getterdone says:

      Good point…is why I too mentioned playing off the ball/man. I watch the alignments just prior to the snap. Was usually screaming at the tv. Seemed to be content with trying to keep everything underneath…a certain Olivadotti use to do that and it drove me insane….lol

      Ok, before you blast me Tim, I do think Coyle is way ahead of Olivadotti. 😉

  127. Tim Knight says:

    Part of the problem with Olivadotti’s defense was he played the DL off the ball and his LBs 10 yards back. LOL

    That and the defense was lacking talent big time. It wasn’t all his fault but he sucked.

    • getterdone says:

      We now have a likely Top 3 DL. I want to see it used very very aggressively.
      This will help the LB’s & secondary.
      BTW, I think our secondary will be a plus, the FO loaded up lots of nice competition & youth for Coyle’s forte.

  128. getterdone says:

    One thing I’d like to mention on Coyle is that Philbin & he agreed his scheme was too complicated based on what players were saying last season.
    So there’s your players not executing in crunch time.
    I believe Joe & he wants to scale it back some, simplify it more, so the players can read & react quicker, be more decisive.

  129. getterdone says:

    Today’s OTA straight from the horse’s face, err mouth. 😉
    I do like the emphasis on red zone work, need more TD’s there!
    Also he mentioned letting Landry get some outside work in certain matchups.
    9:36 min video….good stuff from Coach Philbin:

    http://www.miamidolphins.com/multimedia/videos/Philbin-Reviews-Roster-After-Mondays-OTA/9ee1353b-16c9-44c1-99e7-3ee49ef1d7a6?campaign=social_20150601_46795126&adbid=605469207313014784&adbpl=tw&adbpr=19853312

  130. Al in MIA says:

    Tim,
    Everyone faces adversity in the NFL but what you do with what you got defines you.
    Coyle’s solution late in the season to a depleted secondary was to call for more secondary guys to be out there (to cloud the routes apparently). It goes without say that you take away LB/DL when you are adding more DB. Miami’s strength on D was in the front 7 not in the back 4 and that’s why I was frustrated with Coyle. When he lost a few LB vs NE earlier in the season, he adjusted by adding more DL. When he lost DB he reduced the amount of guys available to attack the LOS (albeit LB/DL). That’s a reflection of him and his DB coaching background. He simply calculated his risk wrong (that minimizing damage to the secondary comes as a function of time the QB has to throw).

    • Tim Knight says:

      I’m not saying it didn’t work and he didn’t make mistakes, but it doesn’t mean that’s his philosophy.

  131. Tim Knight says:

    I also think because of Dion Fuckface being a #3 pick the coaches had to find ways to get him in the game when back in the day he would have sat until he was ready. Carl Banks was also a #3 pick back in 1984 and played sparingly as a rookie until he was ready. We had to force DF in the lineup because of his draft status and that changed some of schemes we ran. Now we don’t have that issue so we can probably stream line that and go with our best players/formations more often.

  132. The Flying Pig says:

  133. D says:

  134. Al in MIA says:

    Omar Kelly ‏@OmarKelly 31m31 minutes ago

    “Bobby McCain has shown up at every practice making plays as a young player,” Dolphins DC Kevin Coyle said of the rookie from Memphis.

  135. Al in MIA says:

    Would be nice if Miami did indeed hit a home run on both McCain & Lippett.

    • D says:

      We carried 6 Cb’s last year. We definitely will be cutting someone thats of good quality unless we keep more this year. Its a good problem to have even if the stingy side of me doesnt wanna let any of them go.

      Zack Bowman
      Will Davis
      Brent Grimes
      Bobby McCain
      Brice McCain
      Sammy Seamster
      Jamar Taylor
      Tony Lippett

      So 6 spots, 8 candidates. Seamster seems easiest to say is one of the trim down guys but who do you choose next? Bowman who has good size and has shown some good stuff early? Either of the McCain bro’s, both of which are pretty good. Taylor and Grimes seem to be locks, Davis then? Thats going to be a hard cut, unless they keep one fo them and count him as S/CB hybrid. Then you got an even harder decision at S where you would have to cut two from this list.

      Louis Delmas
      Shamiel Gary
      Don Jones
      Reshad Jones
      Michael Thomas
      Cedric Thompson
      Walt Aikens

      Gary seems most likely, but whom after that, Jones who does a good job as our gunner? Michael Thomas the versatile guy who was the Patriot game savior? Delmas who is a good mentor and still has some decent play left in him it seems? Hard decisions.

      • stangerx says:

        They sure did pop in a lot of them. Only blue chips are Grimes and Reshad. Hope some serious cream rises to the top out of the rest.

    • Rockphin says:

      McCane, Lippet & Ajayi !!

  136. stangerx says:

    The Flying Pig says:
    Okay folks
    It looks like the Houston game has won the poll
    Let’s try to get a head count of who plans to attend

    Who is in
    Piggy
    Stanger (+1)
    OD (better half TBA)
    Son (in for 2, Maybe more)
    Rock (+1 search on)
    Al ( in, maybe +1)
    Mike E (maybe with +1, +2 or +3)
    Toba (maybe with +1, +2, +3)
    FFR (maybe)
    Ken (maybe)
    Bookman (maybe and maybe +1)
    Brian in NY (maybe)
    Herd (probable)
    Krishna (probable, with +1)

    Repost and add you name if you plan on going to texans at dolphins.
    ———————————-
    The variable pricing they put in is making tickets more expensive, especially when teams with big fan followings come into town and for the good seats. Good news is that the Texans ain’t one of those and the upper deck seats are even cheaper. Fest tix should be less than last year.

  137. Rockphin says:

    D

    One of the McCanes needs to go along with Donnie Jones, Seamster and Gary
    IMO

    But it is way early yet.

  138. stangerx says:

    Mando says: “Not so bold prediction by me: Reshad Jones, around the football all the time in practice, is going to have an outstanding year in 2015. He was outstanding when he came back from suspension last year. He is looking like he’s ready to pick up where he left off. Pro Bowl year for him.”

  139. Mike E. says:

    I’m speechless since Rock’s 2:45PM.

    • Tim Knight says:

      Uhm… I posted that babe a couple of times in the past but Rock gets all the credit, So that’s the way it is. LOL

      • Mike E. says:

        LOL – When I think of GIF’s you post, it’s always that gay dance troop. lol

  140. stangerx says:

    ““I was in a similar system two years ago and it’s something I thrive in, I would say. It’s a lot of stuff that they throw the ball to the tight end and you’ve got to be able to run and get some separation. I think it’s what I do best, so I’m just looking forward. It’s one of those things that kind of tailors to my game and I think it’s going to be a positive, good year.”

    — Jordan Cameron on the Phin’s scheme.

  141. Tim Knight says:

    Stanger, Grimes and Jones blue chippers yet Grimes went undrafted and Jones a… wait for it… a 5th round pick. 🙂

  142. Tim Knight says:

    You guys forgot Kovas at safety. I think we keep 10 DBs with 6 CB and 4 S but one of those corners can also play safety = Aikens, so it’s like a 5-5 split.

  143. Tim Knight says:

    Mike E, I haven’t posted the aerobic gay dance troop in awhile. But you have to admit those moves are fucking hilarious. LOL

    Have you ever seen what’s drawn from? LMAO!!!

  144. Tim Knight says:

    I think Thomas takes Wilson’s role as backup safety and dime guy. He also plays STs so he has versatile value.

  145. naplesfan2010 says:

    Thomas>Wilson IMHO

  146. son of a son of a shula says:

    I got a new stick deodorant today
    the instructions said: Remove cap and push up bottom
    Well I can barely walk but my farts smell lovely

  147. stangerx says:

    Only kicker on the roster right now is Andrew Franks, an undrafted rookie out of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dude pretty much is from the Div III version of MIT.

  148. Tim Knight says:

    Good stuff from Rizzi too. Sometimes coaches give you more insight about how things work than what you hear from reporters and fans will all sorts of views.

    I always go back to a simple point. Bill Parcells’ 11 QB Commandments and you can really put that on any position and player.
    1. Ignore other opinions – Press or TV, agents or advisors, family or wives, friends or relatives, fans or hangers on – ignore them on matters of football, they don’t know what’s happening here.

    http://www.miamidolphins.com/multimedia/videos/Darren_Rizzi_Media_Availability/c3355aea-51f8-41a3-b9ac-c7c9846935e4

  149. Tim Knight says:

    Jennings will be good for not just the WR room but the team. A guy who’s had success and won a championship and has an evil keel view on things.
    http://www.miamidolphins.com/multimedia/videos/Greg_Jennings_Discusses_WR_Group/c2a3f601-18a7-45b8-b0a8-b1b55da30724

  150. getterdone says:

    Evil Greg Jennings!

  151. steveccnv says:

    The truth comes out. Now I know why Omar is such a prick.

    Omar Kelly retweeted

    Lizzuendo ‏@Lizzs_Lockeroom · 4h4 hours ago
    “If you’re not getting paid to hate or be miserable, stop working for free”

  152. steveccnv says:

    Wow!

    Omar Kelly ‏@OmarKelly · 2h2 hours ago
    4. I thought Tony Lippett was practice squad material. Right now I wouldn’t rule him out to start. What I saw today was special, not luck.

    After his 3 int day.

  153. steveccnv says:

    Omar Kelly ‏@OmarKelly · 2h2 hours ago
    7. I thought rookie TE Tom Semisch, who was signed after being a rookie camp tryout, was just a camp body. But he keeps making plays.

    He’s my longshot to make the team, I loved his video I saw a month ago, another redzone threat.

  154. stangerx says:

    Another sign that Big Brother is a Pats fan.
    ————————————-

    “Patriots offseason workouts got aerial Friday, as a drone outfitted with a camera hovered overhead.

    Patriots VP of Media Relations Stacey James told Boston.com the drone was used as a “football initiative,” to provide another perspective .”

    • getterdone says:

      Test at their facility before they deploy higher altitude drones over other team facilities, namely Miami’s.

      • stangerx says:

        LOL — just glad we have the advantage of having the world’s greatest chemtrail expert on our side.

  155. steveccnv says:

    We can just borrow their Patriot Missile to shoot it down 😉

  156. getterdone says:

    The Dolphins are continuing to show faith in their 2013 third-round pick. Thomas enters the summer with the first team and is the early favorite to start for Miami in Week 1 at left guard.

    Thomas, by the way, also isn’t concerned with the outside criticism from Dolphins fans and media.

    “I can really care less what outside people have to say, because they don’t know what goes on in house,” Thomas told ESPN.com on Monday. “They’re just listening to what [other] people say from the outside and Twitter and all that. So you don’t pay attention to that.

    “Your coaches tell you what you need to do, what you need to work on and how to be a professional.”

    Thomas said one point of emphasis this offseason was to get stronger. Too often Thomas struggled holding the point of attack last season both as a guard and offensive tackle. That led to quarterback sacks and negative plays in the running game.

    Thomas also changed his diet last year to get in better shape and it led to playing a career-high 14 games, including nine starts. Thomas believes Year 2 of dieting and getting stronger this offseason will make him a more complete offensive lineman.

    “Everything I did was predicated on getting bigger and stronger,” Thomas explained. “Right now I’m showing everything I did in the offseason. The development of becoming an offensive lineman, you have to get bigger and stronger every year.”

    Thomas has to hold off competition at left guard in training camp, most notably rookie fourth-rounder Jamil Douglas. Despite outside pessimism, Thomas believes he will be an improved player in 2015. This is a big third year for Thomas.

    “When I go out there now it’s easier for me,” Thomas said. “It’s no thinking. It’s just playing ball, which is what you want to get to.”
    ________________________________
    Jimmy Walker article: The last 2 quotes by Thomas were good to hear.

    Go #63 !

  157. Tim Knight says:

    Oh boy! Some really amateurish reporting going on from our local beats. Do they ever evolve and learn what GMs, coaches and players say?

    Ehhh heee… because Lippett pissed off 3 passes today do you see him as a starter? Ehhh heee!!!!

    • getterdone says:

      He’ll also piss off coaches by holding & interference when WR’s start getting past him.
      I wanna see his back pedal, how fluid his hip movement is, and how well he changes direction, etc.

      • Tim Knight says:

        Yeah there’s a ways to go. We already know Taylor can play, he just has to stay on the field and become durable/reliable. Bowman is a guy you can lean on, has experience, has made big plays, has good size and skills. He’s a solid pro DB/CB who also plays STs and excels there.

        I’m excited about the competition in the secondary and seeing it play out.

    • steveccnv says:

      But are their ceilings as high as Lippett’s? That’s all he was trying to say, sure it was amateurish, but an interesting thought none the less.

  158. getterdone says:

    Adam Beasley @AdamHBeasley
    Last Sturgis note: His career FG rate is 77.5%. Since Carpenter was released, DC has made 90.5% of his kicks for BUF.

    • steveccnv says:

      Sometimes getting cut is a wake up call, doesn’t mean he would’ve made 90% for us.

    • Tim Knight says:

      That was an Ireland money transition that has been completely revamped. He got cocky with extra picks and cap, went bonkers and really didn’t land any significant players with the top picks or his UFAs, and most of them have all been replaced.

      Let’s see if that was the problem. Let’s hope so. LOL

  159. steveccnv says:

    Tim Knight says:

    June 1, 2015 at 3:41 pm

    GD, it’s just a pet peeve of mine with the zone and 2 man rush thing. Every game we lost you could go back and find other plays not made left on the field. It’s when it happens late fans use that as a colossal mistake.
    ————————————————-

    Tim you ever watch basketball? Most of the games either team has a chance to win at some point in the 4th qtr, so 75% of the time what happens for 3 qtrs. isn’t as important as what happens when the game is on the line.

    In the NFL at least the first 3 qtrs. are watchable, but it’s the same thing, 75% of the time either team can win it in the 4th. It’s when it happens late that fans use that as a colossal mistake, because when it happens late it is a colossal mistake, if your team loses.

  160. getterdone says:

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