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Which Dolphin steps up as a playmaker

It is pretty simply, really. The NFL team that scores more and yields the fewest points is usually the best team at the end of four quarters.

So it stands to reason the team with the most dynamic players that can score points and the most outstanding players that can prevent scores and turn in plays that can go in the other direction has the best chance of winning.

The guys that turn in those plays are playmakers.

And the Dolphins have not had enough of them in recent years. So, as I wrote in my column in today's Miami Herald, I believe the chief assignment of the Miami coaching staff during training camp is finding playmakers.

I give you a list of guys in the column who might step forward and become playmakers. None have as of yet. I'm hoping in the comments section you can tell me which player you have the most "trust and confidence in" (Nick Saban term) to step forward this season.

One more thing not mentioned in the column: The Dolphins have allowed themselves a rainy day fund of sorts, salary cap space and money set aside through training camp, in case a player they like comes available unexpectedly.

Do any of you know of a playmaker that might come available as Chad Pennington did last year? Anquan Boldin, under a new agent after firing Drew Rosenhaus, is now much less likely to be traded than he was last season, so that has fizzled.

I know the Broncos will attempt to trade Brandon Marshall by the October trade deadline, but I have serious doubts the Dolphins will be the most interested team based on his history, Denver's asking price, and the demand from other teams.

Guard Brian Waters, unhappy in Kansas City, is not a playmaker. Good lineman, but not a playmaker.

So who might come available? I trust you guys have a name ... or two. Also kindly provide a reason that playmaker might come available.


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Justin fool. didn't armando basically call you an idiot a few weeks back when you mentioned players being dual threats, like when you said matt roth( or taylor )can play De and old. Mando told you ( and everyone else knows) that roth Can't Play de in the 3-4 . LMFAO! and don't mention pass rush situations playing a 4-3. Doesn't fly. So stop pretending you know what the "F " your talking about idiot !

Did somebody say the phins got them all signed?

Give it up Justin, you wrong

Well last time I heard that the body was filled with limbs that were able to get stronger.

Oh but the ones that were strong and fast didn't work out 8 hours a day.They were born with that speed and strenth. Not running up hills or lifting all those weights.

It's either you got it or you don't.And you don't.

I wanted to dunk a basketball my freshman year and only was able to get to the top of the net. After a year of waking up and jumping to touch the ceiling in my room 100 times in the morning and at night I was able to do almost any dunk. and At 35 and 230 pounds I can still get one from time to time.

Justin fool. You don't know what i.c.u means? You sure are a dumbazz. LOL ! or should i just say another uneducated black man in america. what else is new.

You are born with that ability to dunk. It would not matter how many times I work out, I cannot.

More blacks are able to dunk than whites. simple

Who are you uncle sams grandfather?

What's up coach ?

Not now,but as the little fat kid that you were you could have built that type of body.I,m not saying some are not more fortunate but you can build on speed as well as strenth.

Most blacks are faster runners than whites. You are blessed with speed. No I am not a fat little kid like you think. Look at the majority of the b ball players in the game. Lot of them in football to.

Was sup uncle sams grandfather in cognito mofo

Do you know why blacks are more athletic than whites is because of upbringing.When you live in the hood you can go outside and run all day.Play football,basketball,baseball,tag,manhunt etc. Constant running hence making you faster.

The burbs is well the burbs. The kids don't just go out and run all day everyday.Any given time during the day you can go out side and play 11 on 11 game of football.You just can't do that in the burbs.

coach is a good man when he sleeps

Justin Fool . The Reason blacks are more athletic goes back to the kunta kinte days of roots , when the blacks were running away all day from slave roundups in africa. Then it continued in the hood running from cops. Who are kidding FOOL !

where these idiots like uncle sam's family comes from ? dirty bastards ,they never find any thing good to talk about but balcks and whites.

Right on usg(uncle sams grandfather),

His people are blessed with speed, agility, strenf(as he would say it). All he can do is insult us. He should thank god. The blacks rule in sports no doubt. Not many blacks in chess though....hmmmmmmm

Unle SAM's GRANFATHER you said enough.LMAO

Justin fool. The white kids don't play ball in the streets of the burbs. Areyou f'n kidding me. Their are more white kids from the burbs playing in pop warners leagues and little leagues all over the country while the black kids are in the streets because they can't afford equipment. Stop being such an idiot !


With all the camps and equipment and whites are still slower just show that blacks might just be better. O.K you proved your point.

Justin fool. If it wasn't for the smart white Qb's running the football teams ( coaches and GM"s too ) , all those so called black athlete's wouldn't do shyt. Same with the white pitchers. FOOL

Well it's easy to get a jump on life when you have a head start.

You tell em usg

Justin fool. Excuses ! Excuses ! That's the african-american way.

Why don't all the other brothers run as fast as Ginn? He is blessed with super speed. If they all could work out like you say then they all would be as fast as him.

Justin do you know what chess is? Can you name any of the pieces?

There's no excuse our PRESIDENT is BLACK.


Did you vote for Obama?

What heck are you guys talkin about?

Yeah and he's doing such a wonderful job. LFmao ! He"s such a disater that his approval rating is at 49% and plummeting ( means dropping in case you don't know ). Everything he's done has been a failure. Just shows you can't put a black man in charge. Their better at taking orders . But that's another subject.


We are teaching this brother from another mother how thigs are in the world.

You mean like taking orders at Mc Donalds?

I think he went to sleep

Jaskin and coach. Exactly !

He didn't go to sleep. He got played like a sucka !. He Purposely left out the prez is half white . which is an embarassment to all white people. now he'll call him a uncle tom. Typical black shyt.

USG are you who I think you are?

Coach. You make the call.

By the way coach , are YOU who i think you are ?

Give me a clue?

Ace ? Mushmouth.

I think you took my advise about changing your name when your not talking serious dolphin talk. LOL

be more discreet. lol

All I will say is that I used to watch Fat Albert when I was a kid. What is another expression when you ant to get a "A" on a test.

menace .


Enough already, I know who you and you know who I am. I just got pizzed off about this velocity talk abot Chad's arm. I would love to see his arm have more zip on the ball. I just don't understnad his logic.

daba duba daba duba don't play chess daba duba.

How can you understand an uneducated , illiterate bufoon's logic ?

You took him down for the count...he is out

Thaaaat's right ! I told you. We'll i guess the fun is over with this fool. Opening of training camp in a few hours. I can't wait . I'm pumped.

White and Clemmons both a done deal. I cannot wait

Damn are we the only ones here?

Yup. I'm out . i'll speak to you tommorrow after we get the training camp news of the day. You'll have a pretty good idea " who " when i address you during serious dolphin talk , otherwise i'll talk to you under " You know who " LOL.

USG goodnight bro

Sammo odinseye wwhere have you been?

what's up jaskin? Justin credible you are wrong that guys can work out and get faster. you are either fast or not . anytime a football player is asked what's one thing a coach can't teach? the answer is always SPEED. they can teach you how to not take extra steps and be a bit quicker but they can't teach speed. if working out equals getting faster danny boy should have been running like young or elway.

Go after Marvin Harrison, for a good price this guy would be worth every penny. He would immediately make Ginn, Bess, Camarillo and who ever else lines up at WR 100% better......and if they are going to use a spread offense as anticipated there is no way any defense would be able cover such speed......

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