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Would any team yield a high pick for Brown?

While several online reports, including this one at the National Football Post, have backed into saying that possibly, could-be, maybe, we hear through unconfirmed anlow-level sources, that Ronnie Brown is trade bait, no one has outright confirmed he is on the trading block.

I am not able to confirm that at this time, either.

I would not doubt that he is available if any team is eager to give up a low first- or second-round pick in this Saturday's draft (yeah, it's that close). But let's attack this from a different perspective, let's work the issue this way:

The Dolphins would require, at minimum, a mid second-round draft pick for Brown. To trade him for less is a risk given the team is expected to pick a running back in the coming draft anyway and trading Brown would raise the stakes to the point the Dolphins would have to pick a running back early in the draft, probably using that pick on a RB.

Having said that, I have serious doubts any team will give up a second-round pick for Brown.

Although he earned his first Pro Bowl selection this year and stayed injury-free for the first time in his career, Brown remains a good but not great player. He is signed for only two more seasons, according the NFL Players Association, and he would not come cheaply as he would probably have to be signed to a contract extension because no team (outside the Redskins) give up a second-round pick for a player they are only renting temporarily.

Finally, any team needing running back help -- such as Arizona, Buffalo, New Orleans, Houston, and Denver -- would rather draft a running back before trading for a running back who has gained 1,000 yards in a season only once, that in 2006 when he gained 1,008 yards. 

The top running backs in the coming draft include Georgia's Knowshon Moreno, Ohio State's Chris Wells, and Connecticut's Donald Brown.

The only caveat I see to this scenario is if the Dolphins trade Brown for another veteran player. Would they trade him for Anquan Boldin? Would they trade him for any of the number of veteran players currently on the trading block?

Depends on the player, with Boldin being the most intriguing.

But draft picks? They become more valuable, not less valuable as the draft approaches. And that makes trading them away a difficult thing for some teams to do.


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are u guys talking about that producer guy that shot a chick what was his name phil spincter right..

Aqua1, i don't think the people who do draft mocks know more than us fans ,they are just sit on their azzz as bunglito would say and serve the web for info and repeat every one else, fin fans have a habit of dream things up like getting NICKS at 25 ,he will be gone at 18 the most and i give you a clue ,when tuna and henne went to see him in action tells me he's in big demand and knows already who's going to pick him.

p.s...sme thing in the curtesy of VOLDOMORE

how did a ronnie brown trade talk get into this????

p.s, some thing in the air ,courtesy of VOLDOMORE

i just knew he had something to do with it/...

how you guys going to cover the monster T.O, my be you can hire the gay guy who love candy

fin fans ,most of them on the blog today seems angry due not having their candy stuck.

maybe the gay bills guy can cover t.o.

joey baby, come home and get your salad tossed

ohhhhh lllaaawwwwddd

joey,T.O will be scary for him but he can help T.O to toss his salad.

hey but really that reminds me what would buffalo bill the gay guy from silence of the lambs call himself that while the bills were in there glory days?

and what are the bills going to do with roscoe parrish maybe miami could swing a 3rd perhaps if he hasent been shipped out already.

good bye horses ....good bye horses

go pats would u F*(k me id Fu$k me HARD.

Ok, you guys have convinced me, I don't need to come back to this blog for a while...

peace out...

i 2nd that im off to sunsentinal. I wonder what omar is up to?


AQUA 1 . You've got to be kidding me ? The wildcat was put in to get are running game going not the passing game. Miami wasn't getting any push in the running game. The wildcat was put in to create more space ( Holes ) for the running game. Miami isn't going wr until day 2 where the is more value.

Don't trade this class act who dolfans love. Even if you could get a first rounder he has the intangibles you want for a star player.

THIS WOULD AN IMBECILIC MOVE!!!! (Sorry to shout, but that's how much I don't want the kid traded).

does any one have a opinion on mohamed massaquoi? should be there. a strong route runner in the the second. take nessesity. then pull on him.

NJ Fin Fan.

I agree our Oline was not up to par when Thomas and then Smiley went down. But you have to admit, our WRs although adequate, weren't scaring anyone. When that happens opposing def. coordinators put more guys in the box and let their safeties cheat. A threatening passing attack spreads the defense out. Football 101. Come on now dude...you gotta know that!

DAMN!!! Thats a helluva a long dump Mando must be taking!!!

Hey Mando...finish dropping those kids off at the pool already and give us your next revelation of insight!? Don't know if you ran out of TP, with your pants around your ankles, but your running out of pages on this story!

we are like 3 days from the draft and u havent posted a blog up yet there has got to be something u can post,,

This could possibly be the dumbest thing you have thought of or wrote in the Herald. Seriously trading Brown would be the worst thing this team could do and I do not see Tuna and company doing it AT ALL.


why in the world why we let ronnie go at any price? he had a great year and i dont think we need draft picks that bad.

alot of attention has already been paid to good additions at LB, DE/DT, CB, S, C/G, C, not to mention Kilmer. we received a pick for satele, so i really don't see the need to get rid of a great back & wildcat qb for another 2nd rounder at this cost, forget it.


hey duke what about barry sanders?

I love Ronnie Brown, but if we could trade Ronnie for Boldin straight up, that would be a no brainer! Running backs are a dime a dozen. Its hard to find receivers that are Boldin caliber! The Cards, in their right mind, would never go 4 that trade though!

Since Ronnie came to the dolphins... the only season he had on his own was the one he was injured in, 2007... and if I remember correctly, that came in week 6 or 7 and he held the leading yards from scrimmage role for a few weeks after that without even playing.... Don't knock Ronnie... I'd kick Ricky long before getting rid of Ronnie...

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