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News and notes following Jason Taylor trade

Clearing out the notebook of things I have been told and have witnessed:

1. Dolphins football czar Bill Parcells likes to make the point that he is neither the Dolphins coach nor general manager. Not his job, he says. Tony Sparano is the coach and Jeff Ireland is the GM. And while Parcells isn't actually going to be on the sideline coaching, he definitely is serving as GM, casting an immense shadow over Ireland.

When it came time to make the decisions on the Jason Taylor deal this week, it was Parcells making the call. When Redskins executive Vinny Cerrato went looking for a defensive end to replace Phillip Daniels, he called Parcells not Ireland. He negotiated with Parcells, not Ireland.

"We went out to practice at 3 p.m., and I talked to Bill Parcells probably like three times on the practice field, back and forth," Cerrato told ESPN radio on Monday. "We went and discussed some different terms, we came in after practice, talked to 3 or 4 of the veterans players, and asked them what they thought, what type of guy and everything Taylor is and they said great guy. Everything was positive. I called Parcells back around 6:15 and told him, we'll do the deal. We faxed papers back and forth, got Jason Taylor on the phone and we were done."

According to Peter King of Sports Illustrated, Parcells was so in charge of the deal, he even told Cerrato: "All right, I'll fax you the paperwork. It's done."

I don't think any of us should have a problem with any of this. I think everyone can agree Parcells has a reputation that Ireland doesn't yet have and his experience also trumps the young GM's experience. But let's drop the pretenses, shall we?

The Dolphins, for whatever reason, continue to insist that Parcells is a shadow contributor while Ireland is the decision-maker. When the team finally got around to confirming the trade the entire Western Hemisphere knew had been made hours earlier, they released quotes from Wayne Huizenga and Ireland. I can understand Huizenga's statement was necessary because the owner has a history with Taylor, a long-time contributor. But if teams are speaking almost exclusively to Parcells, if the rest of the NFL understand Parcells is running the show, don't Miami fans deserve to hear from him?

Everyone knows Parcells is the ultimate decision-maker, deal-maker, and lord of all football realms in Miami. Teams around the league have no problem acknowledging it. Wish the Dolphins would.

2. As I reported yesterday, the Dolphins were involved with a couple of teams on the Taylor front. New Orleans and the Giants were involved with Miami in some talks and it should come as no surprise those two teams made a trade today, sending tight end Jeremy Shockey to New Orleans for multiple draft picks.

Apparently, New Orleans coach Sean Payton was so eager to get Shockey, he tried to involve the Dolphins in a three-way deal with New York. The Saints would get Shockey, the Giants would have gotten Jason Taylor and the Dolphins woul have gotten draft picks.

I cannot confirm how far those talks went (not far enough, apparently) but one source tells me earlier this offseason the Giants and Dolphins were talking about making a Shockey for Taylor deal. That conversation obviously didn't go very far either, but geez, doesn't that deal sound a whole lot more palatable for Miami than what it eventually got for Taylor?

Shockey for Taylor? Maybe I'm showing my love for The U -- yeah I've got a Miami license plate on one of my cars -- but I would have loved this trade. A 27-year-old Pro Bowl tight end trumps a 2009 second round pick any day in my book. And a 27-year-old Pro Bowl tight end for a 33-year-old defensive end sounds like a good deal for Miami.

But I guess the Dolphins (Parcells) decided he didn't want the New York malcontent coming to his Miami team and possibly, you know, ruining the great offensive chemistry the Dolphins already have in their passing game. Plus why would anyone want to upgrade over David Martin?

I understand the minuses of getting Shockey, but I see a lot on the plus side that the future draft pick doesn't offer.

3. Anybody notice how everyone in this whole JT saga pretty much lost credibility with things they said?

Parcells in March: "The only way Jason Taylor does not play for the Dolphins is if he retires. The team is not going to trade him."

Taylor in June: "I told the Dolphins my intentions from Day One. My intentions are to play one more year."

Um, in case you haven't noticed, Taylor was traded Sunday contrary to what Parcells said. And Taylor immediately told the Redskins he would be happy to play out the remaining two years of his current contract and left open the possibility of signing a new deal after that.

4. Taylor had not talked to former Miami teammate, brother-in-law and new rival Zach Thomas as of Monday afternoon. "I'll see Zach in a different way now," Taylor said at his press conference Monday afternoon. "He made me a better player over the years. But now he's with the Cowboys and those aren't good words around here."

5. Taylor, who reads this blog religiously and was upset with moi when I suggested he lied danced around requesting a trade, is concerned about his legacy with Miami fans.

"You always worry about perception because sometimes it can become reality for some people," Taylor said. "When the media starts to paint a picture a certain way, you can't address everything. There are so many blogs and writers out now that you can't address everything. And sometimes the perception becomes so big that it disappoints you. And sometimes you have to look at the body of work. He's done this for so long and this is the kind of guy he is. He's done it this way, week in and week out and year in and year out so we have to give him the benefit of the doubt. Because you can't address everything."

5. The Dolphins get a very nice cap relief after trading Taylor. The just cleared something on the order of $7-7.5 million. That means they have approximately $21 million under the cap. Now they can go out and shop aggressively in free agency ... or not.

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Shockey doesn't want to block. He would have been a bad fit for what will clearly be a "run first" type offense. All the talent in the world is useless if its in the wrong system.

First one through the door

second one I mean

Fourth one in. Yeah! Ah, Jason Taylor should be concerned about his legacy, Armando.

He has absolutely mucked it up with his selfish, self-centered, self-absorbed, me-first approach to this offseason. He mentioned Dan Marino as his role model on how to handle a career exit. He fell way short.

Mando---I KNEW you'd find a way to walkback from your praise of the Trade - - now you posit a mythical Shockey trade, bemoan Fins failure to make that trade, and berate Parcells for his inability to land Shockey. This is your Allen Faneca hyper-ventiliation redux. Why couldn't you just leave it as of yesterdays column's & posts, i.e., 'trade was good for all.' Now, your inner-LeBatard has reared its ugly head, and it's 'Parcells screwed up by not getting Shockey.' So sad. Marc.

Jeremy Shockey, while being one hell of a talent, is also one of the most arrogant, conceited, and selfish players I have ever had the misfortune to watch and I am glad that he is not a Dolphin. Have faith in Anthony Fasano as I believe he is every bit as good or better than Shockey. "If I'm dreaming, don't wake me!"

OMG, anyone that does't realize Jeremy Shockey is better than any second-rounder the Dolphins got for Taylor, especially since he would contribute IMMEDIATELY, and he is world's better than Fasano is a total moron. Sometimes I wonder if you people watch football or know anything about the sport.

Thank you for a fair assessment of the situation. I had all but given up on both you (for past political shots) and the Dolphins (for past and present handling of disgarded players). At the very least, I will continue to read your blogs, even if I find the Redskins and Cowboys more interesting to watch.

JT and Parcells both played this horribly in the media, but it turned out pretty good in the end. I definitely would've been pleased if we had gotten Shockey...loved him at the U and would've loved him as a Fin.

Idiot...don't be such a homer Mando. Shockey on this team would be poison.

Shockey has missed games due to injury every year the past 4 years.... the guy can't stay healthy.
And what did he say about BP?!?

Yeah BP lied.... but did anyone think he was telling the truth at the time?

JT's lie was dumb, because it only made it harder to trade him. At least BP's lie was crafted to get leverage. JT's lie was immature and weakened his position.

yeah, Miami has almost 21 million under the cap but there's nobody left in free agency worth spending it on. So what good is it at this time of year?

would have loved shockey. god forbid we actually have a good player on the team.

First, I sincerely doubt JT reads this blog religiously. Second, I would take a ham sandwich over Jeremy Shockey let alone a second round draft pick. Everyone slammed Taylors character just because he wanted to go out playing for a winner. Yet bring in a oft injured cancer with loads of baggage over the sportsman of the year. Glad the tuna is making decisions around here, and not a homer sportswriter. Best of luck JT, you will be missed and remembered.

I agree with you that Shockey for Taylor would've been good in the short term. But remember that Shockey said Parcells was gay!! I'm just glad the soap opera is over and we can move on. JT the best of wishes in the nation's capital. One last thing I don't know how much of a winner the Redskins are. I believe that if everything falls into place, the Dolphins will get more wins than the Redskins. And Cart it's the other way around, Shockey is a hell of a blocker and he was unhappy with the Giants because he wasn't used much in the passing game.

As for suggestions on what to do with that money, that's being freed up. How about paying some of our own, before the free agents? I think Vernon Carey is worthy of a new deal, don't you think?

Been reading Armando for years and years and this is the first time anyone says he's a homer. You guys are retards.

To the guy who would take a ham sandwich over Shockey, your dad should really have worn a condom the night you were conceived because you set mankind back decades.

Armando, You're the first guy I've read that brings up the cap relief this deal provides. Of course, what's left out there to spend the $ on at this point? They need a WR, but might be forced to wait for other team's waiver wire fodder.

Great stuff tonight Mando. Wonder if Parcells lets Ireland fetch him coffee.

what do you mean paying some of our own free agents? we should hope that most of these worthless bums are gone by next year. the last thing we should do is spend our free agent money locking up our own players...our players suck!

Armando, while I think you get ripped unfairly all too often. It's articles like this that make me want to rip you. Fans know BP is ultimately calling the shots, but guess what, we don't care if it's public knowledge, nor that he comes out and says so. One the reasons we were able to get Ireland was because Dallas believed he'd get full control. Of so they said, Ireland is going to be here longer then Parcells. SO why would fans want the NFL to investigate or for Ireland to feel pressed or pissed about being Bills underling? To answer your question, no fans don't care, reporters seem to care, because they always want the lame gotcha moment

Phinally JT has his freedom. Best of luck Jason. Thanks for all the great memories! You'll go down as one of my top 10 favorite Dolphins.

Wow!
Some of these comments amaze me.
We have THE BEST team management group in the league running the Dolphins now, and a number of you and writers still complain.
Seems "Cleaning House" of malcontents should continue to run through the Fan base and he Herald. Go cheer and write for a team you think is better, and when "These Dolphins" start winning again I'll send you a "Replica" jersey... You wont deserve the "Authentic"

problem is...we don't have a qb or receivers yet...so when does the winning start again?

and even so....parcells hasn't won a ring in quite awhile.....

pack up your blankies dolfans...this is gonna take awhile....i'm not foolin myself with this big dog reputation crap parcells runs on everyone

he had no respect for zach and even less for the 'best' player we had for years....

"Been reading Armando for years and years and this is the first time anyone says he's a homer. You guys are retards."

Posted by: Solomon in Miami | July 21, 2008 at 10:33 PM

WTF. I believe Armando has been called worse things than a Homer. Get a life!
The Cuban Assassin

We need to throw whatever we can at Asomugha next offseason.

You Do not want Shockey on The Fins. Why get rid of one distraction only to bring in another. Let parcells build a core here with players that will buy into his agenda. JT and Jeremy are NOT those types of players.

Excellent. Phins are doing it right. They now have three picks in the top 60, maybe 4 in the top 70 next year. The draft this year seems like it will be decent. They will have loads of cap room, and maybe with a little luck, find a qb and 2-3 solid young players. Sprinkle a couple of solid free agents next year and hit on a couple of picks and we got ourselves a team for a few years. If we miss on a couple, its an extra year, but things looking up. This regime is doing it right.

Lots of cap room. Additional 2nd round draft picks in last year & next year's drafts. I like what I'm seeing so far. JT's future wasn't here and we got good value. Over the next 2-3 years the young guys will develop (hopefully Henne or Beck will solidy the QB position - I think it'll be Henne) and you've got tons of cap room now to fill in the gaps or mistakes.

Now that the Fins have so much $$$ in cap space, what to do?? Who's is available out there? I would first go after LeCharles Bentley. I can't think of anyone else still available..

Can you blame JT for wanting to end his carrer with success? No...can you blame the dolphins for wanting to get draft picks to rebuild? No.

It's clear that management has faith in Fasano, or they wouldn't have gone out of their way to acquire him.

It would have been questionable to make that trade.

I question the Giants not pushing hard for the the 3-way trade. I'd rather have JT than the two picks if I were championship team hoping to repeat. Not to mention, they allowed him to go to a division rival.

VERY questionable.

"and even so....parcells hasn't won a ring in quite awhile....."

Yeah, too bad he could hold the ball for Romo.

TH

Why in the world would Tuna trade one malcontent and ingrate for another malcontent and ingrate?

He just got rid of his cancer in the locker room! Perfect deal! I'll take the two future draft choices to rebuild the Fins.

Shockey is one hell of a player but after he called Parcells gay he was not coming where BP rules. Everyone knows Ireland is under BP so whats the problem? He's learning from one of the best so I think its all good. Shockey has been wanting on the Saints for a while so why would we want another player that doesn't want to be here?

Shockey is overpaid, doesn't block well consistently, is injury prone, and has always been a me-first offensive player-- hence his replacement by a late round 2007 rookie from Bumfk, Oregon.

Parcells is NOT the GM -- he oversees the rookie GM he hired from personal experience. Pretty simple structure -- not surprising to most fans.

Come on, guys. It amazes me that the same people who wanted to get rid of JT for being selfish and self-centered are now the same people that are complaining that we didn't get Shockey. Shockey is more selfish than JT has ever been, not to mention the fact he's injured every year and is not a consistent run blocker, which our offensive system will need. You get a system in place and you find players to fit into it, not try to build your system around your players. That's exactly why Zach and JT, and about half of last year's roster, aren't here anymore. Look around the league, and that's how to win. A good example of that, unfortunetaly, is New England, and how's that working for them? They've won more Super Bowls in the last decade than times we've even made the playoffs.

People want to complain about how the trade doesn't help us win NOW. Nothing will help us win now. Trading JT doesn't cost us 3-4 wins this year. Get it through your head, people. We are re-building, and Parcells and co. are doing everything right. Extra draft picks, dropping older over-priced vets, even up-grading the bottom half of the roster. We have a ton of cap space now to re-sign our few young players that need it, and we'll have a ton of money NEXT year. Free agents next year will see the turn-around in Miami, and we'll have a lot better chance of signing them. They'll want to come to an improving, young team with money to spend. Don't worry, guys, we're in good hands.

Shockey ain't coming so who cares??? Where would they put that big dog? He is trying to run a team that just won the Superbowl. He should get real.

BP is in charge right now. Big Deal, like this is a news flash. Someone had to right the ship. It wasn't going to be a rookie with you media piranha's in the water. Every newspaper in the country would have eaten them alive without BP.
He intimidates and eats reporters for breakfast.
He makes reporters stick to what they know best. A whole lot of little. (like me)

The phins are going to be an improved team in every position this year and wherever they are weak, BP will fix it next year. Team stats are going to be way up. No superstars. Just an effective ball team that comes to compete.

couple of things.

1.jason was getting his locker ready after he said he wouldn't show? he has no respect for Wayne H like he says he does

2. Bill caled jt's bluff now jt can't believe what happened. no way we could put up with his crap all year. what in the hell did he really want?

did he think he was going to run the team like cam allowed him to? asking veterans what they think about a deal? sounds like camville.

now, we knows who's da boss, the dolphins. who cares if its jeff or bill pulling the trigger. its in our best interest to move on.

3. he hasn't talked to zack, his best friend and brother in law? this guy has no freaking respect for anybody-anything.

4. now jt wants to play longer? guess his "agent" ain't so damn hot afterall. what no LA gig?

5. why do u guys come on mando's blog to bash him? u r choosing to read his stuff, he is not forcing u 2.

I'm going to miss JT. I hope he reads your blog, as you say, because I want him to know how much he has meant to some of us Dolfans.

Wish JT would have taken the role as a leader on a young team at Miami. Don’t believe Washington is a contender either. Guessing Washington will be last in the NFC East. This will be good for Miami as the 2nd round draft pick will be worth more.

Armando - Thank God You are not the GM. You are a typical Dolphin Hater that knows very little about the sport. Just how many injury free seasons has Shockey played?? I wouls rather have the 2 picks and the cap space. Yeah, if you go for flash and shock value you go for Shockey. If you are building a football team you go for the picks. Everyday your writing gets worse, right now your writing like its next month.

Armando.....I'm afraid your wedded bliss for the U has blinded the downsides (and there are many) of Shockey for Taylor trade. as stated earlier, Shockey has missed games due to injury every year the past 4 years. he is not the consummate teammate, drops catchable passes, and blames everyone around him (except himself) when crunch time rolls around.

2 future draft picks (2nd & 5th rounds), in my opinion, is a great deal and can only help us in the years to come.

please bookmark this post in your "My Favorites" IE settings and save it for a couple years down the road to compare what might have been in your opinion. I'm afraid you have to admit you were wrong.

Be fun to see how fans feel about the stale tuna at end of season when the fins end up near bottom again because he got rid of all the talented, experienced players for a bunch of no nothings that have to learn it all and the only ones to train them are the less talented leftovers from the 1-15 season.

Imagine what might have been if they talent had had a real QB and more ability in other players last year. Guess time will tell and in regard to the Taylor/Parcel non-communication an prevarication Taylor did not say anything about not playing for Dolphins till tuna and company (OK actually only the tuna really talks or decides for the fins now)ignored him and then made the remark about his only playing for DOlphins or retiring. With that said why would he not want a trade since tunas alternative was for him to retire ala Favre

Who cares who is calling the shots just as long as we win, You Jets lover write about something other then Armando's world. What's that you ask? Your such an InkSlinger. You said, "Don't Miami fans deserve to hear from him". This sounds like you think Miami fans are ignorant maybe even stupid or you just want us to jump on Armando's world band wagon. News flash, This just in Bill's the boss.( Please )
That would make us stupid - oh but that would make you stupid - er

David Alan From
St.Pete

I don't think Parcells or JT takes a hit in this whole deal. How often has a player held out or not reported to camp, been traded, and then gone about their life like nothing happened. In three years when JT decides to come back to the Phins for a one day to retire(ala Emmitt Smith) there will be much cheering and fluffy articles on all he's done for this franchise and community.

Parcells, like every other football coach, GM, owner, etc, will go one living his life with the reputation of an organization rebuilder. He's done this sort of thing in the past (wasn't the Jets his last coaching job?) and he'll do it in the future. It's expected of everybody in most every job to say the politically right thing and then do the real right thing.

I'm of the opinion that Shockey would not be a help for this team. I seriously doubt he'd be happy playing for a 5-6 win team even if he would be the best player on the team. Plus, this team is rebuilding, has been for the last couple years, and you rebuild through the draft. Parcells has a bit of experience in this matter so I'm content to let him do as he will.

I really and truly believe there isn't a real dolphins fan amongst you bunch of tossers on here. All the negativity and even when they do something right nobody on here ever gives any credit all they do is piss and moan that it wasn't enough. Now as to jason taylor, i wish him well in washington and will miss him greatly it was a good 11 years my man good luck to you

Does anyone else feel that Armando tries to be too much like Dan LeBatard? Word of advice Mando, try to come up with your own style, cause one LeBatard is enough for me.

You say he is worried about his legacy? Must not have bothered him to much he threw a freakin temper tantrum to get out of town, who cares if it was behind the scenes his actions speak much louder than his words. He not only turned his back on his teammates but this city and the fans. You can sit there and say it a business decision and he wants to win all you want but at the end of the day he is just a winny prick! He says he wanted the chance to Win a SB Aah BS he went to Washington happily for god sakes they are no closer to the SB than we are and they play in a much tougher division they'll have to be lucky and I mean really lucky to make the playoffs since they wont have the emotional charge/motivation they got in the wake of the Sean Taylor tragedy!!!

Taylor couldn't get his way and was so crushed about being ignored by BP so he became a jerk in order to get himself out of Town. Dude grow up and at least pretend to be a professional even if it kills ya.

Stick to the facts and not simply promote your overblown ego. Me first..me first...you are a joke of a writer.

Stick to the facts and not simply promote your overblown ego. Me first..me first...you are a joke of a writer.

Why are all you Sports reporters so obsessed with what Parcells tell you? you take it as such a personal attack on your manhood that this man lied to you about who is going to coach, who is going to do the play calling, who is going to pull the trigger on trades. You sit in the press conference rooms, ask your questions from your little plastic or metal thrones and feel your above everyone and everything.. Last I checked the Pulitzer Prize has never gone to a sports writer.. Give it a rest I do not care if President Nixon is contacting Parcells thru a median, I don't care if His Great Aunt Tilly is sending him morse code, I don't care if Sam the dog is telling him what players need to be traded and who makes the roster. All I care about is wins & loss's if they lie to the sports reporters and they win!! then who the hell cares.. it's your little egos that get hurt when Parcells looks you in the eye and says " we are not trading JT" or " we are drafting defense" My theory is.. lie to you little gossip mongers and to coin an old phrase.. " Just win baby win" And all you reporters move on and give us real stories.. I am tired of all the hot air!!!

Oh, Armando.

Don't you even REMEMBER that Shockey once called Parcells a 'homo' to the world. Do you really think that Parcells is going to deal with that idiot??? Yea, he's an upgrade over David Martine but I think Parcells really likes Fasano (and we will too once he gets healthy).

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Apparently, New Orleans coach Sean Payton was so eager to get Shockey, he tried to involve the Dolphins in a three-way deal with New York. The Saints would get Shockey, the Giants would have gotten Jason Taylor and the Dolphins woul have gotten draft picks.

This scenario would have been nice if we had gotten N.O.'s 2nd and 5th that they gave New York, but it probably would not have been the 2nd and 5th. That's probably why N.O. wanted Miami involved; to give up a little less.


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Shockey for Taylor? Maybe I'm showing my love for The U -- yeah I've got a Miami license plate on one of my cars -- but I would have loved this trade. A 27-year-old Pro Bowl tight end trumps a 2009 second round pick any day in my book. And a 27-year-old Pro Bowl tight end for a 33-year-old defensive end sounds like a good deal for Miami.

A 27-year-old Pro Bowl tight end for a 33-year-old defensive end sounds like a good deal to me too. But a 27 year old complaining Pro bowl TE, (former ROTY, I'll admit) who watched his team improve and win the SB only after he got injured, for a 33 year old Pro bowl team leader, who is among the class of the league, 2 years removed from DPOTY sounds a little more like reality, Armando.

It's soooo easy to leave out important details when you are writing to support an argument.


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Anybody notice how everyone in this whole JT saga pretty much lost credibility with things they said?

No.


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Parcells in March: "The only way Jason Taylor does not play for the Dolphins is if he retires. The team is not going to trade him."

Oh. how deceitful. Parcells should have said we want to trade JT, to ensure getting the least value possible from other teams. That way, Armando could criticize Parcells for getting to little value by acknowledging he wants to move JT.


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Taylor in June: "I told the Dolphins my intentions from Day One. My intentions are to play one more year."

Um, in case you haven't noticed, Taylor was traded Sunday contrary to what Parcells said. And Taylor immediately told the Redskins he would be happy to play out the remaining two years of his current contract and left open the possibility of signing a new deal after that.


Umm, in case you haven't noticed, JT probably only wanted to play another year on a rebuilding team. A change of scenery certainly has ignited other veterans' desire to play longer, especially when they are traded to a team that looks to be more of a post season possibility. No problem there, Armando.


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Taylor, who reads this blog religiously and was upset with moi when I suggested he lied danced around requesting a trade, is concerned about his legacy with Miami fans.

"You always worry about perception because sometimes it can become reality for some people," Taylor said. "When the media starts to paint a picture a certain way, you can't address everything. There are so many blogs and writers out now that you can't address everything. And sometimes the perception becomes so big that it disappoints you. And sometimes you have to look at the body of work. He's done this for so long and this is the kind of guy he is. He's done it this way, week in and week out and year in and year out so we have to give him the benefit of the doubt. Because you can't address everything."

Somebody sounds very proud to be acknowledged by JT. And JT does a great job of showing his disappointment in irresponsible amateurish reporting without stooping to the level of the irresponsible amateurish reporter.

It seems that this first season, Parcells is taking a few turns at the wheel steering the ship because of his experience. Having the #1 overall pick and dealing the team's best player in Jason Taylor were both very important moves for this franchise and Wayne Huizenga hired him to turn this franchise around. So once everything is set in place, Parcells will back off and Ireland will probably handle most of the deals down the road.

I'm so glad we did not bring Shockey here. Most overrated TE in the NFL.

Armando,

> Your stuff is getting really good all of a sudden. Is Lebatard help you out in the shadows?

To the other readers: this is a blog, so it will have emotional reactions and may not be print worthy, but still an opinion (with some merit) can be a good read...So kudos for saying he's in love with the U - before saying he thinks Shockey would have been a good trade. I think we all want to see the Dolphins be somewhat competitive now as opposed to 3 yrs from now, especially if you are a season ticket holder.

Also, the insight into Parcells handling the WHOLE trade process, is good stuff. Does this mean our new GM doesn't have the ability to do a big trade? If so, not a good sign for the future....

The Giants really f&^%ed up being letting this go, now seeing JT teeing off on Eli this year will be even funnier...

Armando: Great use of sarcasm, and I'm even more impressed the Herald readers actually got it

Keep it coming Armando, you're almost there...


If the tuna is making the decisions, so be it. Ireland should be (and is)learning from him because it is probable that Ireland be in charge when the tuna eventually leaves ... It is like a GM in development

Hello everyone, I just talked to Katina. She told me eveyone's doing well in DC, and that he will be wearing the #55 this year. Jason is excited for a new experience, but sad to leave the Dolphins. He will still continue the Jason Taylor Foundation in Miami.

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