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Ireland defends Wilson, suggests he's staying

Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland just finished speaking with the media and the most interesting thing from the talk, in my opinion, was his whole-hearted defense of Gibril Wilson and suggestion the free safety will remain with the Dolphins in 2010.

Ireland was asked if Wilson took too much of the blame for the troubles of the defense in 2009.

"He's playing a position with two young corners," Ireland said. "A lot of things you would try to blame on him ... those weren't always his fault. We have our evaluation of Gibril Wilson. We know what kind of player he's capable of being. I think he's going to be a very good player for the future. He was disappointed in his play last year.He will tell you that. I think he can play better. We'll just have to see. I think he will."

In talking to several reporters who attended the presser, including The Herald's Jeff Darlington, the clear indication they got is that the Dolphins intend to keep Wilson.

That even as the NFL is headed toward an uncapped year and cutting Wilson after March 5 would not cause any salary cap issues. Wilson signed a five-year, $27.5 million deal in 2009 that included a $5 million signing bonus and a total of $8 million in guarantees. 

So what do you think?

By the way, the live blog of the NFL Combine continues in the comments section. See you there. 

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Yeh, But It wont happen my friend,.....

Marino4ever = funny.

Price, It's almost the same as NJ Phin Fan marrying a super Model.....

Bottom line: Ginn is on the roster, under contract, he's our starting KR and he's one of the best in the league at it.

The move we need to make is trade Camarillo for a defensive player (like Adeious Thomas) and move Turner up the depth chart. Sign Antonio Pierce for ILB and draft CJ Spiller.

Price, Your getting close to winning NJs "BUFFOON POST OF THE DAY" be careful....:)

I was disappointed with the NFL Network's coverage today.

When the highlight is Mike Lombardi and Jamie Dukes arguing, something didn't go right with your broadcast.

Ginn is what he is. I liken him to they way I manage my team. If you know his strengths and weaknesses then you cater to those areas and use him accordingly. Thats it, nothing more, nothing less!

did he see the tackle he missed against reggie bush during the super bowl commercial?

This staff carries 4 wr's on the game day depth chart no?

That means for any receiver to be added one has to go no?

Bess is the punt returner and Ginn is the KR so that means either Hartline or Camarillo has to go no?

Wes Welker's career is probably over (ACL & MCL)no?

Adelious Thomas's time has run out in NE no?

Though Jamie Dukes isnt that bad looking....

Adalius Thomas will be released by the Patriots. He's old and worn out and has no trade value.

Antonio Pierce has cervical spine issues and might not be able to pass a team's physical right now.

OUR BIG NEEDS AND THE SOLUTIONS

ILB ....... DANSBY, FA
SAFETY .... A.ROLLE, FA
NT ........ DAN WILLIAMS, 1ST ROUND
WR ........ MARSHALL, WR . trade 2nd round pick
OLB ....... NORWOOD, 3rd round
OG ........ JERRY, OG.. OLE MISS ....4th round
TE ........ J.GRAHAM ... 6TH round
OT .........UTATOSKI, OT .... 6th round
WR ........ BARNES, WR bowling green 6th
BACKUP QB ..sign PENNINGTON

no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no.....lol

What up Cuban?

Little chilly up in your hood today?

Is he older than JT?

I used to had a lot of respect toward Ireland and Parcells but frankly is almost painfull heard Ireland "defend" Wilson. Maybe he didn`t watch the correct tapes. The ones that show his poor tacking, or the blown coverage or his inabbility to defend againts the pass (Wide receivers or TEs). Man, its seems like our current management doesn`t know how to accept their failures. Remember WR Wilford?

Um, Jamie Dukes is the 300 pound black dude who used to play for Atlanta.

I'm not sure, "not bad looking" would be the way I describe HIM.

Price, Cobbs can return kicks, and why would you want to trade cammarrello, the guys a catching machine as is Bess,And Hartline proves he too is a player.... Sooooo that leaves your boy Teddy out the door....

jerrypr46..what else do you expect him to say?

Anything he says will be twisted and turned into something it isn't. Also, he has to keep things close to his chest as the draft is right around the corner and he does'nt want to show his hand.

Just stating the obvious.

My Bad Mando, Talking about the Blond, And dont Know how cold it is in the city so nice they named it twice, IT'S TOO COLD TO LOOK OUTSIDE THANK YOU VERY MUCH for ASKING THOUGH, WHAT ARE YOU LOUNGING ROUND THE POOL IN FRIDGEN 70 DEGREE WEATHER??????....lol

PriceMaster - Ginn was our problem as were many other things!!

OK folks, this concludes my live blog duties today.

I'll have a new post up for tomorrow.

Thanks for stopping by. I am humbled and appreciative that many of you come here every day.

Naw, cold here Cubano.

It's in the 60s.

Hahahahahahaha!

Later.

Cuban, how do you know who i date or don't date ?? You don't know what i look like or who i'am. . I have alot a beautiful woman surrounding me all day from clients to fitness trainers. As a matter of fact there's one right next to me laughing as a type this . You on the other hand might have more problems dating a model looking like paul blart. if you want me to hook you up , give me a HOLLA! :)

i type this

Could'nt help it NJ,Had to post it....LOL :)

NJ,

Maybe she's laughing at you ;)

Plumbers of Bergan County

Episode 3

After getting arrested for assualting a job applicant who's views differed on the Miami Dolphins draft needs, our hero's story continues.

Unable to make bail....NJ makes friends.
Tune in this week and see how NJ's able to bribe the guards into letting him post youtube video's of players he thinks the Dolphins should draft.

Does NJ have enough money in his commisary account to keep up the bribes till draft day ?

Tune in and find out.

Soiled :)

Hahaha, Cuban 1 NJ 0.

That was funny whether it's true or not.

OK, I think I'm sufficiently over my hangover to try to do my bench press. Hope I don't crap my pants.

Man, that was a fun game yesterday. Post game festivities were even more fun!

LMFAO@ SOILED...Might be your best "Timed" post ever.....

Menace . i know you can't help yourself but i'll still hook you up. You live the closest to me so you have an advantage.

Keeping Wilson is about as brilliant an idea as was drafting Pat White. It's interesting you never hear any of these general managers admito to their mistakes. These 2 guys were about as necessary as wisdom teeth removal without anesthesia. Thank you Jeff Ireland, I hope the 2010 is redemption for you pal!

Armando - In the 60's??

Try snow and freezing temperatures!! I would love to have 60 degree weather! Just ask Darlington how he is enjoying this weather... haha

LMAO @ SOILED. Once agian , very funnt stuff.

Will Call NJ If need be.... Thanks...:)

Typo. funny stuff !!

The high was only around 66 today, in the 40's at night, I had to break out my big jacket and Dolphins stocking cap to cover my ears...

MWAHAHAHAHA

Great stuf today guys!!

Talk to everyone tomorrow! Go FINS!

MARK . Cuban 1 NJ 0. ???? Really ?? How ?? I'm the one around beautiful woman all day and had one laughing at cuban's comments about a minute ago. You seem misguided but then again you have a hangover !!!

Nj,

Cuban is around beautiful mannequins all day and sometimes even has parties with them after the mall close

Barely made it to 60 here today. I hate this f'n cold weather.

Okay Mando,

You are the GM for a newly created NFL Team. The North Dakota Ducks.

What order of priority would you place the following positions? For arguments sake you have the first 8 picks in round one. Everyone is available and everyone wants to sign.

O-Line
D-Line
QB
WR/TE
RB
LB
Secondary
Special Teams

Personally, LB would be so far down on my list. Miami is basically a clean slate if you ask me. Shameron placed special teams first when he drafted Ginn BTW.

cuban......1
nj............0

the plumber from bergan county w/women my azzzz

Carlito, 30 degrees with some snow and a drizzle of rain AKA Sleet... It sucks....

LOL @ Carlito. I must admit Kim catrell coming to life is a good thing. Cuban would enjoy that.

Ok did Cody weigh in today or what?

The good thing is if you leave your beer in the trunk of your car it almost freezes....

Wilson stays? All hope is lost.

Cuban,

Be careful, if it gets to cold it will explode in your trunk and if you pull yourself over you might get a ticket

Arrelious Benn 2nd rd pick

thats true kid.......

Makin lemonade out of lemons CM. I like it!

Sorry bout the news today Carlito.

Hoped Wilson would be hittin the road.

Hope you post alot this weekend NJ, Cant wait for the combine!

po. where have you been hiding today???

G*d damn work....

Hate it but what are ya gonna do, gotta eat.

Hate to miss these live blogs....

Should I Recap????

POOOOOO !! what's up my man ?? don't worry i got YA !!. if it keeps snowing like this , i'll be snowed in and you'll have alot of info. I will have it up on some TV's at work. The guys here love this SHYT especially the bench press.

NJ, You want to Recap for po or should I?????And If I do I'll put my Spin on it, If you knoww what I mean, and I think you do....

Thanks CM but I got the Jist of it...

It’s been friendly around here (Matter of scale).

Even CocoaJoe and NJ are being affable.

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