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Ronnie Brown: Not interested in leaving Miami

Ronnie Brown will remain with the Dolphins in 2010 if, as widely expected, there is no Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NFL owners and players. In fact, I have reported to you previously that Brown and the Dolphins long ago addressed this possibility by writing in an option year to Brown's rookie deal.

The option, according to NFLPA figures which Brown confirmed for me last year, means Brown is under contract to the Dolphins for 2010 at $5 million if no agreement is reached. If an agreement is reached (highly unlikely), then Brown is unsigned.

So Brown is not even a restricted free agent this offseason. He's under contract if the option year kicks in.

Does it bother Brown, who will be entering his sixth season in 2010, that he's going to have to wait for unrestricted free agency?

"A little bit," he said this week on the final episode of the Ronnie Brown Show on 560-WQAM. "Just to see what may happen and just to see what opportunities I would have out there."

But in the next breath, Brown pivots to the stance he has taken and will continue taking until his contract runs out in Miami: He wants to remain with the Dolphins. He wants a long-term contract with the team.

Shocking, right?

"I want to make sure I'm still in Miami," he told host Orlando Alzugaray. "I don't want to go anywhere else. To be honest, I'm not really interested in leaving Miami so it'll be good if I could go on and get something done and stay here."

The problem for Brown is that the Dolphins have little motivation to get something done right now. They hold his rights for 2010 barring a CBA agreement that isn't likely to happen.

The running back is still recovering from the Nov. 20th surgery on his right foot to repair what was believed to be a lisfranc fracture. Brown is still not running and is being brought along slowly because, well, the Dolphins aren't playing any games for a while.

The problem for Brown and his representatives is that the Dolphins will be eager to see the running back prove he is completely healed from the injury before they commit to a new contract. Moreover, the Dolphins might be patient enough on the matter to wait and see if Brown can play an entire season without suffering another injury before deciding his long-term value.

Brown, you see, is supremely talented and usually effective when he's on the field. But he's sustained significant injuries in two of the past three years, including a knee injury that required reconstructive surgery in 2007. And since entering the NFL in 2005, Brown has never started all 16 games in a season. Even his 2008 Pro Bowl year when he gained 916 yards, Brown started 13 games.

So while Brown may be willing to commit to a long-term deal with the Dolphins -- like, yesterday -- the Dolphins have no logical reason to share that desire right now. 

[NEWS UPDATE: The Dolphins today took eight players off their injured reserve list -- a move required by the NFL for all teams. Taken off IR were Will Allen (left knee), Brown (right foot), Patrick Cobbs (left knee), Channing Crowder (right foot), Lydon Murtha (ankle), Jason Ferguson (quadricep), Chad Pennington (right shoulder), and Brennan Marion (knee). This doesn't mean all the players are healthy. It simply means they are able to take part in offseason OTAs, camps and other activities if they are healthy. Players on IR cannot practice with the team.]

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Al-Loco take ur prune juice, put on ur Frankie Valle records and go to bed

Then ur grandkids are dimwits too



And don't come back with that Donkey name either


John Clayton on talk radio in Chicago said he would be very surprised to see Brandon Marshall back with Denver next season.
I'd sure like to buy a Fins Brandon Marshall jersey next season.

Who have no clue writing in all CAPS is rude, just like you


Envision? Don’t get it, need more context.

Bolden for a third round pick??

Joe, Marshall rumours name Chicago as the team he will probaly be traded too...back with Cutler, it makes sense

bobby12, i am not rude ,i didn't know you don't like caps ,i will never write in caps again .

Thk u Aloco

Jon has moved into 3rd place.

White as a second pick certainly don't look good, does it??? That's why doing something line trading away that second round pick doesn't seem to make sense

Now I get it, I didn't write it I just passed it on and Have no thoughts on that issue, Maybe a 4Th..

Tell it to the Herald...

And Good Luck with the beach house on French Riviera thing.

You have my full support!

Can I come over and party if you get it?


sorry for writing in caps ,my pad was setting for it ,forgive me .

Posted by: NJ PHIN FAN | February 10, 2010 at 07:01 PM

He's nowhere near as big as buffoon as you aaaaaaaagggtthhhdiony%^&*&burrrp!!!

Ronnie Brown averages 2 yards/carry from the pro set and 4 yards/carry from the wildcat.
However we do not run the wildcat anymore.

Let's trade Ronnie Brown, Tony Soprano and Dan Henning to Denver for Elvis Dumerville.

Price, Look for back door football again next season buddy...


1. Dnt resign Ronnie yet till we see if he can recoer fully frm injury

2. Cut or trade Joey Porter (preferably trade for a 5th or 6th)

----Keep an eye on J. Cribbs situation---

3. Restructure Gibril Wilsons contract for a big paycut, or just release him

4. See if we can't get Dumerville, Merriman, or Dansby here via Free agency

5. If Marshall and Tony scheffler is available via free agency, go for him

6. Get rid of corey sheets, jason allen, ayodele

7. drft McClain 1st

8. OLB/NT in 2nd n 3rd rnd

9. drft WR in 4th

10. find a sleeper at RB/KR/TE in 5th, 6th, 7th rnd

11. And plz, plz, plz work Pat White at other positions so we can get value out of him (kinda like how J. Cribbs catches, throws, runs, and returns)

Cuban my man

Cuban nice time to take vacation by the way, I bet the brothers in blue just loovvee u

Company sending me to Tampa 1st week of March, nice huh?
I want to meet some some nice Latina females, which are better: Puerto Rican or Cuban?

I hear its supposed to get cold tonite, somewhere in the 40s.... burrrrrr, LOL at Poor NJ shoveling snow......

There both good....

Jet fan the jackA$$ stopped by , talk about king of the buffoons . She takes the cake. BOIP !!! FART !!!!

damn, next fall, am going to have to plan a trip to see Miami play...

Either that or am going to see if I can a ticket to see them play in Green Bay since my mother in law lives in that area - would make that drive move enjoyable!

Price, A lot of po white girls are in the Tampa area, Is this a coorect statement PO ??

Don't play games with Puerto Rican women, they have no sense of humor if they think ur playing them, I know for a fact


You know you are not from Costa Rica, stop trying to rile me up.


You have your best chance with Dominican ladies

audio assassinz rounds out the top 5.

i want to meet some male guys , which is more fun cuban or puerto rican or cuban ?

CM, they are in the small towns around and on the way down, Which are louder Puerto Rican or Cuban?

Well some pretty Tampa female is going to learn my interpretation of the wildcat.

That's right I'm talking BackDoor.

Best Po White girls in Polk County and Lakeland

Thats right Carlito, We call em swamp donkeys!

You been down here Carlito....


You must go to Mons Venus in Tampa. Best jiggle joint in Florida...

swamp donkeys aka Dirt road ho's

Whats up Po? I been all over the great state of Florida... used to live in St. Augustine, the cradle of white trash...

It would be lunacy to miss out on Boldin...ive benn on a heap of Cardinals sites trying to get the lowdown on how they feel about Boldin...and they are FREAKIN that he may go...theyre saying that he is possibly one of the best most physical players they have ever seen....Also he is a great leader in the dressing room...most beleive that the only reason he has been a bit injured in the last two seasons is because he trains on his own in presseason not with John Lott who trains Larry Fitzgerald...and that Lott has been successful in keeping LF healthy during many small niggles...
His numbers are FANTASTIC...1024 receieving yard...woo hoo and although only 4 TD's thats becuase he was used differently this year...his numbers are way better than Breaston...also he has 3-4 years left easy....
His character is well known to be strong and decent...he has a legitimate complaint about his contract and fair enough too....

If we get him for a 3rd its a STEAL...Ginn and Hartline 2 and 3 with Bess in the slot....CAMARillo...great guy....for a 5th..

Hell id give 3rd and Cam for Boldin....its still a great buy....

I think all this Boldin talk is premature and hearsay

Here's what I'm looking for (and I'm prepared to pay):
- Size 6 white spandex on a size 8 caboose
- White tank top with spaghetti straps
- White pumps
- Red lipstick

Just wash ya d*ck when ya done....

R.I.P. to Captain Phil. He was my favorite captain on this show. Its sad because in deadliest catch, these are not characters or celebs, but real people making a living...

Oh and remember..Dansby, Boldin and Rolle are all Cardinals...im sure we aint gettin all of them....just gimme Boldin..!!!

Cmon TUNA...do it

ARMANDO...where are you???

Go find out whats happening..!!!

Which are louder Puerto Rican or Cuban?

Posted by: Po White Trash | February 10, 2010 at 07:41 PM

PO, We're all loud people.....

30 something is okay but not 40 something

girls from puerto rico or cuba are good for washing cloth and cooking .the girls from costa rica are the real deal .

Who the hell was Capt Phil???

My mom said you could always go to the latin club and pick out the Cuban table, hands down the loudest.....

Now this was back in the day mind you.

Times do change.

Where is the waterboy? I hope he is just reading and not type so he can learn some football then maybe he can make comment without look like fool again.

I'm prepared to $150, that's $50 for each place I'm going to be.

All I know is they are all Hot as Sh*t...

Got Nice big As$es.


Captain Phil was a Captain of a crab boat in Alaska featured on Discovery Channel's series Deadliest Catch. He worked a boat with his sons and was a interesting guy to watch. He died the other day.

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