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Fagg's workout goes "exceptionally well" but ...

A lot of you have been asking how receiver De'Cody Fagg's workout with the Dolphins went earlier this week. Ask and ye shall receiver, I mean, receive.

"It went exceptionally well," agent Kevin Conner wrote in an email to me Wednesday night.

Of course, it didn't go so exceedingly well that the Dolphins offered Fagg a contract on the spot. And that strongly suggests the team is not interested.

"We have four more private workouts before his pro day at FSU [March 16]," Connor wrote. "The Dolphins didn't extend a contract at this particular time but will be in attendance for FSU's pro day to get another look and continue the evaluation of De'Cody.

"We're optimistic he will be signed by an NFL club."

Fagg's budding NFL career stopped before it got a chance to start on Feb. 25, 2008. During workouts at the NFL Combine, he suffered what some experts at the time called a "career-ending" injury.

Scout.com senior NFL analyst Ed Thompson witnessed the injury from a suite overlooking the RCA Dome floor. He described it thusly:

"Florida State's De'Cody Fagg stretched for a slightly errant throw on an out route, snagging it right at the sideline chalk, but then seemed to catch his toe on the turf as he came down. He rolled to the ground, curled up and grabbed at his knee in obvious pain. He he was carted off the field with an unmistakable and understandable 'What-in-the-world-just-happened-to-me' look on his face. He's going to have the knee examined to determine the severity of the injury."

The severity of the injury was such that Fagg shredded his ACL. But a visit to Dr. James Andrews gave him hope his career would not be left in tatters. Fagg underwent reconstructive surgery, was running by October, and received medical clearence from Andrews on January 16 of this year.

"I was in shock when it happened because I'm like, 'Dang. I just hurt my knee on something I've been doing my whole life,' " Fagg told the Tampa Tribune last month. But, he went on, "I never had any doubt because I knew I wasn't going to give up. I knew what I had to do to get it back right."

So Fagg will continue to show teams what he can do and how far he's come in private workouts as well as the pro day. He was a second-day draft prospect last year because he has good size (listed at 6-3 and 215 according to the exaggerating FSU media guide. He's more like 6-2 and 205.)  But Fagg's speed was never blazing.

Teams no doubt still wonder about the speed as well as Fagg's explosiveness following the injury. But if he can regain the level he had his senior season at FSU when he caught 54 passes for 758 yards and a team-leading five touchdowns, Fagg will find himself in an NFL camp this summer.

It probably will not be in Miami's camp. But someone will likely give him a chance to complete what so far has been an encouraging comeback.

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Finally an injured prone player not signed by us!!!!!

Terrell Owens has been released!! What you guys think if Tuna gives him a call?

TO was just cut!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mando i love your stuff. I really mean that, but the Dolphins must be really keeping Hush Hush about everything when you have to write about Fagg.

Glad to hear the the kid did good, but the Dolphins are openly seeking a Veteran Corner and we get Fagg instead. Nothing personal, but Damnit!

You know maybe its just me, but with a last name like that maybe he should go stright to san francesco, not that there's anything wrong with that..

The kids gotta be tough with a last name like that though...

so, Should we go after T.O.?
Owens in aqua and orange! w00!!!

I don't really want a Jersey that says Fagg on the back.

I could see them getting Green & fagg. they could turn out to be good player.
T.O. will Never I mean Never ever Be a Dolphins.
the guy just doesn't get it.
Mark my words he will be a Raider by the end of the week.

Shocking, his agent said it went well. Can you people please not be stupid and start with the Terrell Owens talk ? !!!! What has Dallas done with him on the team ? Nothing ! All he is, is a cancer, 3 teams have dumped him.

i'd take TO iffffffffff he got some kind of contract that said if he became some kind of a cancer we can cut him free of charge.

I can't believe no one in that family had the common sense to change their last name.

Don't discount him. Fagg was a great receiver who was underutilized at FSU. It would be great if the Fins could sign him

Sorry not an FSU fan, so I dont know...but maybe he pronounces it fAAg. Rhyming with vague, plague. Yeah, thats the ticket.

WHO KNOWS MAYBE FAGG ON THE SIDELINE IS WHAT WE NEED TO KEEP GINN FROM RUNNING BACK TO THE SIDELINE EVERY TIME HE CATCHES THE BALL. MAYBE FAGG IS WHAT WE NEED TO KEEP THE DEFENSE OFF THE FIELD SO HE CAN STAY ON THE FIELD. MAYBE FAGG IS WHO WE NEED AS A RECIEVER THAT CAN SEPARATE FROM THE "PHYSICAL" CORNERS OF THE NFL. OR MAYBE THEY JUST DON'T TOUCH HIM AT ALL AND HE CAN GIVE PENNINGTON 30 TOUCHDOWNS NEXT YEAR. MAYBE "THE FAGG" IS THE ANSWER. EITHER WAY GO DOLPHINS!!!!!!!

I HOPE NOONE TOOK OFFENSE TO THAT. GET IT;) "TOOK OFFENSE" MAN I CRACK MYSELF UP. NO WE DON'T NEED T.O. HE'S LIKE AN ITCH ALWAYS POPPING UP SOMEWHERE AT THE WRONG TIME AND WRONG PLACES.

Man, what an unfortunate last name. Go sign with the Jets or Patriots. It would fit there. Not that there's anything wrong with that.

Out of the FSU Seminole 2007 Player BIO section;
"As a young 13yr old in Quincy, Fl De'Cody's parents completed their application for a new last name. Removing 2 letters from an embarrassing last name brought new hope for this young man. De'Cody was sure his days as class whooping-boy were over. It wasn't until he was a Freshman in High School that he realized his current name was only slighter better than:
De'cody Faggot..."

J-p , you are a idiot.

the only way owens comes to the phins is if he plays for 1 dollar, which means NEVER GONNA HAPPEN

Parcells has travelled that road w/ t o before

Hey joe blow take a break from blowing mark in toronto &quit worrying about people last names.

after the experience in Dallas with TO why would Parcells and the rest of the staff even thing of calling him about playing for the Dolphins. the only way Parcells calls TO is to laugh at his stupid ass.

To those of you who want T.O. I say N.O.

Fagg? I thought we traded retard , err I mean leotard wearing Jason Taylor and his tutu wardrobe last year.

Don't even thing about Fagg #2 - B.O. err I mean T.O.

TO stands for turnover, turn off, take off, terribly old, tyrant ogre, Texas outcast, Tuna opposite, teenage outlook, therapeutic outpatient, toxic omnipresence, take over teetering offense.

well my daddy left home when i was three and he didnt leave much for ma and me.

my name is Faag, how do you do? now you gonna die.

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