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Salguero NFL pre-camp rankings No. 32 to No. 1

For some reason, this morning when I woke up I got this wild hair idea to give you my NFL ranking of teams from 32-1. Six hours later, I'm done writing.

So with no further delay, the Salguero NFL 2010 pre-training camp rankings:

32. Tampa Bay: Gerald McCoy is an upgrade for the defensive line, but folks in Tampa will soon see he's not in Warren Sapp's league -- good not great. The quarterbacking is suspect, they've exchanged experienced WR talent for inexperienced and untried WR talent, the running game is pedestrian, and there is nothing about the coaching staff or front office that induces confidence.

31. St. Louis Rams: Improvement! They were the NFL's worst team last year but the truth is until and unless the Sam Bradford pick takes hold, this team will be struggling near the bottom of the pack. Sorry, Lou, but A.J. Feeley can be a lockerroom killer. And, yes the offensive line will be somewhat better with Rodger Saffold, but the DL, 27th versus the run last year, is a leaky dike.

30. Buffalo: Very few folks with other options want to go to Buffalo -- not bigtime coaches nor players. It's the reason the franchise has struggled since the start of free agency in the mid-1990s. The quarterback situation is unresolved, the defense is transitioning to the 3-4, they dismissed one of their more effective playmakers in Terrell Owens, and everyone else in the division is good. That is no formula for success.

29. Jacksonville: The big free agent signings were, wait for it, a special teams player (Kassim Osgood) and a defender (Aaron Kampman) that had 3.5 sacks last year. They reached in the first round on Tyson Alualu, nobody is showing up to games, this is a train headed in the wrong direction.

28. Detroit: The Lions scored core players in the draft's first round (Suh and Best) while continuing to shore up the secondary in the third round (Amari Spievey). Kyle Vanden Bosch will bring veteran professionalism to the locker room and some solid production to the field. But look out for the biggest jump to come from the quarterback (Matt Stafford) and wide receiver (Calvin Johnson) positions. This team has stopped declining.

27. Oakland: They actually had a good draft! Cryptkeeper Al Davis didn't over-reach or make any head-scratching gambles -- those have backfired in recent history. But this team is still overcoming the mistakes of its recent past (JaMarcus Russell) and the coaching is simply not stellar outside of passing game coordinator Ted Tollner.

26. Cleveland: The Browns have straightened out their front office -- largely by raiding the Dolphins front office -- and are well on their way to returning to, um, mediocrity for the short term. Mike Holmgren and Tommy Heckert Jr. have done fine work turning the CB spot from a weakness to a strength by trading for Sheldon Brown and drafting Joe Haden. If T.J. Ward can stay healthy, the deep secondary is also taken care of. But the Cleveland offense, No. 32 last year, still reeks. Jake Delhomme is highly paid but highly inconsistent. And that will be this offense's story in 2010.

25. Arizona: To recap, they've lost Kurt Warner, Antrel Rolle, Karlos Dansby, Bertrand Berry, Bryant McFadden, and Anquan Boldin. And while I love Dan Williams and Daryl Washington as their first two draft picks, adding aging vets Joey Porter and Alan Faneca is not about getting better but plugging leaks poorly. The Cards, a Super Bowl team in 2008 and division winners in 2009, will be fighting Seattle for third place in the NFC West.

24. Seattle: Leon Washington (if healthy), LenDale White (if motivated) and Russell Okung (if he lives up to his draft status) should help the running game improve on last year's terrible (26th overall) rating. That should also take pressure of Matt Hasselbeck and perhaps help him stay healthy. Simply, if the QB is healthy, the Hawks can vie for mediocrity. If the job falls to Charlie Whitehurst, a talented but inexperienced career backup, it's going to be a looong season. 

23. Washington: They were perhaps the most active team this offseason, hiring an outstanding new coach, trading for a future Hall of Fame quarterback, and adding more horses at running back than a stable at the Kentucky Derby. All that is well and good, but the quarterback is not everything. Donovan McNabb can't do it all. The offensive line, and secondary are question marks. The drafting of Trent Williams will solve some of the OL problems once he gets over his rookie growing pains. 

22. Carolina: One does not get better by losing Julius Peppers, having a coach enter a season as a lame duck, having no first round draft pick, and using the second-round pick on a player (Jimmy Clausen) who probably will not play as he learns the NFL game. As horrible offseasons go, Carolina is right up there. Their best move might have been picking Brandon LaFell in the third round because at least he might start in 2010.

21. Denver: Josh McDaniels acts like he knows things no one else does. So he's traded away a franchise quarterback, a franchise wide receiver, gotten rid of a fine defensive coordinator, reached for Tim Tebow in the first round, traded away his starting TE, and pieced together an offensive line with a ton of question marks and one major injury -- the patellar tendon tear to left tackle Ryan Clady's left knee. McDaniels will also learn that there is a reason Akin Ayodele was cut.

20. Kansas City: New England Midwest got significantly stronger in the defensive backfield this offseason with the drafting of Eric Berry and Javier Arenas, who will be a fine nickel player. The rest of the defense, putrid against the run last year, is still a work-in-progress. The offense should be better with the addition of running back Thomas Jones and center Casey Wiegmann. Both are in the twilight of their careers, but serve as upgrades for this team nonetheless. It'll be interesting to see what new OC Charlie Weis can do for QB Matt Cassell.

19. New York Giants: Yes, this is a surprise but this team is starting to age and not very well. Despite an emphasis on the defensive line, opponents were able to run the ball quite well last season. Adding rookie Linval Joseph will probably only make up for the loss of Fred Robbins. Jason Pierre-Paul is a project player who as a rookie has the feel of a wonderful athlete but only an average football player. He needs much work. The Giants have no backup quarterback, having replaced David Carr with Jim Sorgi. If Eli Manning breaks down, this is a cellar-dwelling team. Otherwise, welcome to third place in the NFC East. Again.

18. Chicago: They were 7-9 despite the fact Jay Cutler threw 26 interceptions. Twenty-six interceptions! If new OC Mike Martz can get Cutler to cut that number in half, the Bears win 10 games this year. The expensive addition of Julius Peppers will work only if the player feels he has to live up to his salary -- something that hasn't always been the case. The return of linebacker Brian Urlacher will help but the release of Alex Brown remains a head-scratcher. Former Dolphins seventh-round pick Devin Aromashodu seems on the verge of stardom.

17. San Francisco: They added a future Pro Bowl player in Mike Iupati but reached badly for Anthony Davis. Safety Taylor Mays will remind the Bay Area of Ronnie Lott in the manner he hits, but definitely not in the manner he covers. The team also improved its return game by getting Ted Ginn for a fifth-round pick -- a good trade for them. But let's face it, the 49'ers look set at most of their positions save quarterback. If Alex Smith can finally become a solid NFL starter, this team wins its division. If Smith continues his roller coaster career, this team once again struggles to win eight games.

16. Pittsburgh: They want to go back to their old pounding running game personality because quarterback Ben Roethlisberger won't be around for at least four games and possibly up to six games. The addition of Maurkice Pouncey to the offensive line will help that. Santonio Holmes is gone so the air around his former hotel room on the road has cleared. But that means second year player Mike Wallace needs to become the star his rookie campaign suggested he could be. The defensive front and linebackers are solid but the cornerback play is still a concern despite the re-aquisition of Bryant McFadden.

15. Houston: Signing a kicker and former Dolphins offensive tackle Wade Smith in free agency, while losing standout cornerback Dunta Robinson is not the way to improve a team. The Texans seem to be forever treading water around the 8-8 mark and this year bodes no differently as the defense seems weakened by the loss of Robinson and coming suspension of Brian Cushing. The offense has made no significant improvement. Matt Schaub will once again have to throw for nearly 5,000 yards to keep the Texans above .500

14. Tennessee: They are counting on this draft to help immediately and last year's draft to finally help because it certainly didn't contribute much in 2009. The Titans are obviously also banking on Chris Johnson being able to continue his torrid rushing pace which could be a reach because he simply doesn't have the size to carry 720 times in two years -- particularly not if he sits out most of the offseason and preseason in a contract squabble. The picking of Derrick Morgan should deaden the pain of losing Kyle Vanden Bosch.

13. New England: I'm sure there will be angry e-mails from Massachusetts. Too bad. Tom Brady is still great, but honestly, he's not working as hard these days as he once did. Wes Welker probably will not be around early in the season and it might take a while before he's 100 percent. The team doesn't have an offensive coordinator or a defensive coordinator and that's just weird. The cornerback spot is still a weakness despite the selection of Devin McCourty in the first round. And the running game ... well, what running game?

12. Philadelphia: The good news: Brandon Graham will be 2010's defensive rookie of the year and he will not fail any drug tests. Nate Allen will be solid in the deep secondary and Ricky Sapp will seem like a bargain if the Eagles let him rush the passer on a situational basis. The bad news: One does not improve by getting rid of a great quarterback and sending him to a division rival. The bet here is Kevin Kolb will not have a better season in 2010 than McNabb had in 2009. And trading away Sheldon Brown will not result in a net gain.

11: Cincinnati: If Antonio Bryant stays healthy and tight end Jermaine Gresham, a tight end with deer speed, is recovered from his knee injury, the Bengals slow-developing offense will finally give quarterback Carson Palmer weapons to work with. The prediction here is that Jordan Shipley will also become a favorite of the veteran quarterback. Cincy's defense is intact and actually improved the depth at corner with the addition of Brandon Ghee. Adam "Pacman" Jones? Special teams help. Nothing more.

10: Miami: They've come a looong way this offseason. Seriously. The addition of Brandon Marshall means the Dolphins finally have a consistent playmaker in the passing game. Adding inside linebacker Karlos Dansby and moving Randy Starks to nose tackle will help solidify the run-defense that fell from No. 10 in 2008 to No. 18 last year. The secondary remains a major question mark with the free safety spot a huge concern. If Chad Henne develops into a top-tier quarterback, this team should be back in the playoffs. If he doesn't, 8-8 here we come.

9: New York Jets: Yeah, they're making Super Bowl noises but that's just what it is -- noise. The Jets didn't improve by switching out Thomas Jones and Leon Washington for Shonn Greene and LaDainian Tomlinson. They took a step back which isn't the best way for a running game to go. Their pass-rush, nearly non-existent last year, will be better with the addition of Jason Taylor, and Antonio Cromartie improves the secondary. But left guard is a concern as is at least one defensive end spot.

8: Minnesota: Will he? Won't he? And how is his ankle? All the questions about the Vikings revolve around Brett Favre and whether he'll play his 20th season or not. I believe he'll play. I also believe age will begin catching up to him. Simply, it is hard to expect another 33-TD, 4,200-yard season from a soon-to-be 41-year-old. The Vikings still have an excellent offensive line and running game and can bring pressure on defense, but they don't scare the elite teams with a diminished Favre or Tarvaris Jackson at QB.

7. San Diego: The Chargers upgraded by adding rookie running back Ryan Mathews, who will retrun dowhill running to the San Diego offense. But there is no visible upgrade in trading out Antonio Cromartie for Nathan Vashar and Donald Strickland, who are nothing more than backup players at this point. The idea of eliminating a player that's motivated only 75 percent of the time is a good one, but only when he's replaced by someone as talented and more motivated. The Chargers failed in that regard. This is still a highly talented roster, led by perhaps the NFL's best quarterback.

6. Dallas: The Cowboys have plenty of talent at all positions with the possible exceptions of left tackle and safety. Yes, Alex Barron is now in town and will compete with Doug Free to protect Tony Romo's blind side, but can he stay onside? The team cut Ken Hamlin, who is still on the market, but hasn't really replaced him. Owner Jerry Jones took a huge gamble in drafting Dez Bryant, who is clearly still out of shape after missing most of 2009 at Oklahoma State. But the kid has great potential and seems to be in the right place because he'll get advice from Michael Irvin.

5. Green Bay: The Packers needed to keep their talent early this offseason and did exactly that by re-signing offensive tackle Chad Clifton and rewarding playmaking safety Nick Collins. The other major assignment was shoring up the offensive line and GM Ted Thompson did that by selecting tackle workmanlike Bryan Bulaga with the first overall selection. The rookie might play at guard initially. The Packers are so solid they used their second and third round picks to address possible future needs. 

4. Atlanta: They have the franchise quarterback. Matt Ryan reminds of a young Tom Brady. The passing game and running game are in great hands. The secondary is better with the addition of Dunta Robinson. First round pick Sean Weatherspoon is going to be a star in the NFL someday and will be in sub packages as a rookie. The Falcons will also get an added punch by the return of 2009 first-round pick Peria Jerry to the lineup, after he missed all but two games with a knee injury. This team has the feel of a comer. 

3. Indianapolis: The left guard question remains and there are questions about the return to health of safety Bob Sanders and receiver Anthony Gonzalez. But the Colts don't seem to be sweating the Gonzalez injury based on the expected improvement of Pierre Garcon and Austin Collie. On defense, Colts fans are going to love Jerry Hughes and Pat Angerer, who might become core players on the defense for the next decade. Oh yeah, Peyton Manning is pretty good.

2. New Orleans: Charles Grant is gone, but younger, better Alex Brown replaced him. Running back Mike Bell also left via free agency but the bad news is the Saints might have to pass more. Let's face it, the only things that can derail this team are complacency or a wave of injuries. Quarterback Drew Brees is likely to work toward preventing the former. That latter is a matter of fate. 

1. Baltimore: Anquan Boldin gives them an answer for third-down and crunch passing situations. Donte Stallworth comes with a new view of life after spending the past year on suspension. They drafted talented tight ends Dennis Pitta and Ed Dickson to offer yet more large targets for quarterback Joe Flacco to hit -- assuming Todd Heap isn't on the field, of course. Derrick Mason is back. Ray Lewis and Ed Reed haven't slowed down. Terrell Suggs is healthy again. And while house-sized defensive tackle Haloti Ngata recovers from pectoral surgery, the Ravens will give lots of training camp snaps to condo-sized Cory Redding and mansion-sized Terrence Cody at defensive tackle. Oh, almost forgot, if Suggs and Jarret Johnson and Antwan Barnes aren't getting to the QB enough, the Ravens will probably throw top draft pick Sergio Kindle in the mix as well. They're loaded!

[BLOG NOTE: I'll be off until next Wednesday, so I'll post again then. You have plenty to chew on until then, I'm sure. And remember to read my Sunday column in The Herald or online at on the Herald site because it will explain why I ranked the Jets and Dolphins practically together.]

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i forgot THE GREAT ODRICK AND THE GREAT MISI.

How can anyone act as if they are not "concerned" Bootang25. To act as if Henne has already cemented himself into Dolphins lore is not sound thinking and setting yourself up for a let down.
I would point to a couple things that allow for more then just "Hope".
* Henne has done what so many other QB's could not, including a second round "Virginia Legend" named Pat White. Henne has proven he CAN play in a NFL offense as the QB. He can Throw completions, TD's and he can make adjustments (small ones for now) at the line of scrimmage so as to not run his team into the "Jaws of death". For Henne to be able to do all of that being what amounts to a rookie in the NFL is a very promising thing considering his peers inability to do the same.
* Henne is playing for a team who has proven to its fans they are willing to pay the price and go get whatever they can to win. I will say it every damn day if I have to in the Blogs to Miami fans... We need to realize just how damn lucky we are to be fans of a team who wants to win. Because no matter what some teams say out of their mouths... all you need to do is look at coaching, player/talent organization and acquisition. And building from the inside out rather then getting a bunch of flash to sell tickets and never win shyt.

These to me set Henne above the normal kid trying to hang on in the QB spot long enough to learn how to be a "consistent" winner. What YOU are looking to see Bootang25!

Odinseye,

I hate making the Kitna comparison, ideally do. But I use him as the worst case scenario I see with Henne. Kitna's career stats as now are a 60% completion, 152 TDs, 151 INTs. Not bad stats. I myself think Henne is going to be a top 10 QB. Derek brings up a great point, Kitna at no point had the array of weapons and coaching Henne has right now. There are no excuses for Henne now. It's put up or shut up. Here's hoping he does.

Odin... I meant the Kitna comparison as a "Looks like him on the field" comparison only... I share your "man crush with Henne, I did not at first... but he earned it with me against the jests on MNF in our house.

If you look at Henne and Kitna standing side by side in video, they are dead ringers for each other all the way to squishing down their helmets :)

Bootang... If it were Game 11 and Henne whent down... Damn! Good question. I would love to say its time for Pennington, and if it were last year and he were healthy I would. But, Miami now has some serious down field threat with Marshall... and Thigpen can get the ball to any spot on the field... and do it without the ball falling 5 feet in front of him. I also like Thigpen's mobility... so, I would have to take Thigpen based on current roster and ability to create big plays with his mobility./... Make sense to you?

Odin, and at the same time, I share with Bootang25 the thought about some of Henne's "Bad habits"... I am 100% confident he can work through all of them... I can see Henne being a top 8 QB (as Bootang25 said) in the next 3 years so long as he does not take a swan dive off the radar or something else I cannot imagine happening.

Derek,

I know exactly what you mean with Thigpen. To me he is vastly underrated. What he brings is just an 'it' factor. You can't tell me he was getting many meaningful reps last year, and he came in that PIT game and instantly sparked the offense. I had an argument a few months ago I think he is a poor man's Rich Gannon, very high praise. I just think he can make plays, and when the game slows down and he can rely less on his athletic ability and learn to pick his spots, he could be a legit player.

The reason I asked week 11 was because if Henne were injured in week 4, I believe Thigpen would be the guy without question. however, later in the season, with the playoffs on the line, I think Pennington would be the guy.

Bootang,

Point taken.

Maybe I'm just being too hard on Kitna. He did get bounced around alot. He played on some really bad teams as well.

If our offense wasn't in the shape it's in, I might worry about Henne a little. As it is, Henne is the least of my worries.

The Trifecta knew what type of offense they wanted. They new what type of QB they wanted for the offense. In my opinion, they did an outstanding job of putting the two together.

odinesye has a way of writing makes the donkey understand .

Odinseye,

You not drinking this evening? Lol. QB is the least of my worries, we could have a legit argument for 3 guys to be the starter, it's amazing. Especially given the run we had just cycling through QB after QB.

it's true Bootang 25 ,3 guys .

Wow, that Rich "the cannon" Gannon caparison is a quality thought. They have the same QB characteristics. I don't know their Height comparison... but both of the have good accuracy and can move around without looking like they are in trouble or out of control. Had I been a bug on the wall in your "argument" I would have likely taken you side. I can see your thinking with Pennington in the late season, BUT... The thing I have always thought Pennington struggled with was post season games. He seems to be able to deliver a team to the porch, he can even right the door bell... but just cannot seem to get through the door... Make sense to you?

Henne does AT TIMES locks onto his receivers.
Learning the "look off" though, isn't anything quite as complicated as re-inventing your throwing motion. He's playing against much better competition and these guys don't bite so easy.

Last year he was just thrown into the mix. With the reps and the game slowing down, he'll improve.

The touch pass thing I take exception to. Nobody ever complained about Marino throwing darts. Marino would stick it in your ear hole(lol), if you didn't get your hands up.

Henne was playing a little "uptight" last season. Again, his touch pass will improve as the game slows down and his receivers get better separation.

odinesye has a way of writing makes the donkey understand .

Posted by: ALoco | May 17, 2010 at 11:09 PM


Aloco,

What does that mean?

With Pennington, I think it comes down to matchups. It depends on who we play, Baltimore was a terrible matchup for Pennington. As for other playoffs, remember he had the Jets in position to beat the Steelers, but the K missed FGs twice in the final 2 minutes. Otherwise they would have been in the AFC Championship. There can be great arguments made for who should be the main backup, and it's hard to go wrong with either one.

Any of you guys feel that Wake will have improved enough in coverage to gain some extra snaps? The guy really showed a great ability to get to the passer. But, faded a bit near the end, may have been conditioning or who knows, May have been the O-line he had to face.

I would like to see him (Wake) be a more visible player... how bout you guys?

Odinseye,

Late in the season was maybe as hard as Henne may ever have to play in his career. Ricky was running out of gas, the blocking wasn't assured, he also had to be literally perfect on EVERY throw. Noone was creating seperation. And to top it off, our defense was spotting opponents big leads and making us even more one-dimensional. What I saw from Henne in those moments, combined with our previously discussed GW drive against TB after a terrible throw, is why I believe he is the real deal.

i notice players improve a lot from year one to the next ,i am sure ,

wake
sean.s
davis
hartline + odrick and misi ill knock them down .

will

The 3 QB's argument, I think, just speaks to Parcell's tried and true philosophy.

He likes to find QB's that not only fit his system, but are interchangeable.

I'm not saying Penny, Thigpen and Henne are all that similar. Just that any one of the three are more than capable of running this type of offense.

Parcell's won back to back(I think) SuperBowls with two different QB's(I wonder if anybody else has done that?).

They were interchangeable. Anybody remember who they were?

Marino would have stuck in your ear hole... that's freekin' Rich!... almost spewed on the monitor!!!

Agree and point taken... Instead of saying "Touch Pass" I will from this point on say that Henne needs to improve his "Non-earhole targeted laser beams"...

odin, where did you learn all that ?

Derek,

I think Wake suffered from the incredibly boring, and highly predictable defense Pasqualoni was running. There was no creativity. If Wake was in the game, all a QB had to do was slide protection, or motion a TE to his side and it slowed Wake down enough. Also, if I'm worried about stopping anyone last year, my first priority is Wake. Mike Nolan can be called many things, predictable is not one. He will be creative in creating mismatches for Wake. Also, high motor guys like Misi, Starks, Odrick, along with him, makes it much more difficult to single out Wake if you are an offense.

Odinseye,

It was Phil Simms, in 1986 I believe, and Jeff Hostetler, in 1990.

HOW COME A GUY NAMED PASQUALONI BECOME A DL COACH ,HE SHOULD MAKE CANNOLI THE REST OF HIS LIFE .

Great post at 11:30 Odin. I know Hostetler was one guy... Simms?... Maybe???

I don't think conditioning will be an issue for Wake. He's a workout/study freak to the worst degree.

When we first signed him I read an article about his workout habits while at Penn St and the CFL.

The guy wouldn't even put a TV in his apartment because it was a "distraction" from football. No TV means no Video consoles either..............

I don't care if it's because of Nolan, his scheme, or Wakes workout habits, I'm just hoping he's one of our most improved players this year.

Aloco,

If he cooks like he coaches, he won't be making Canoli for long!

No NJ, No BoobyD12 , no home

Everyone blogging so civil. The way it should be

odin, I ENJOY READING A POST LIKE THE ONE AT 11.46 AND LEARN SOME THING NEW ABOUT A PLAYER .GOOD POST .


CANOLI TIME .

Bootang25,

Unfortunately, I have not spent a lot of time watching or studying what Mike Nolan is all about. I have seen his teams in San Fran and his Defenses. I just, in all honesty, do not know what to expect from him. What I saw last year on defense was a defense without much talent trying to play a "Reactive" defense. I feel "Reactive" defenses are a thing of beauty to see play at the highest level. But they require the best of talent. They require a consistent backfield and a relentless D-line. Leaving the LB's to troll for troublesome activities... I.E... to react to what they see happening in front of them and then shutting it down.
Miami did not have the personal for that sort of attack. I am hoping Nolan can get a "Style" determined for these guys that fits the personnel as fast as possible. I am sure he is excited to have so many young minds to teach.

Thanks Aloco.

cien fuegos last post made me immediately think of you.

You and I have been posting here for a long time. Do you remember the old days(lol) Aloco?

You know, way back when you used to call me a vicking murderer and I used to call you............Ah...........Names.

Seriously, that was then and this is now. I like getting along with you Aloco. You're alright in my book :)

(God how mushy was THAT?)

Odinseye,

Now I know you are drinking lol

Odin...11:46... Good stuff, you are on your game tonight. Seems to happen when this blog is about why we all come here and not some sort of insane asylum for freaks.

Derek,

This is an excerpt I cut and paste from the user ckparrothead off of the finheaven forums, he works with universal draft and is great at everything he does. I don't want to cut it all, only the parts in regards to different looks Mike Nolan used last year in Denver. This will be helpful as for what you may see in the upcoming season.

1. 3-4 WOLB – This job requires you to rush the passer about 70 percent of downs.

2. 3-4 WILB – A banger that can plug the run and rush the passer from ILB 1 out of 3 downs.

3. 3-4 SILB – A smart, athletic player that can rush 1 out of 4 downs from ILB and collect tackles.

4. 3-4 SOLB – Needs to be good in coverage and on the TE, only rushes 50 percent.

5. 2-4 WOLB – Optional to be a hand-on-ground guy, is the primary pressure guy on pass downs.

6. 2-4 WILB – Must be very smart, and good in coverage, backing up and keeping things in front.

7. 2-4 SILB – Must be athletic enough to run with players in coverage.

8. 2-4 SOLB – Must be a dynamic pass rusher and be able to do damage from an up position.

I think you are smart enough to be able to look at each position mentioned and figure out what guys we added fit what roles. Cameron Wake, AJ Edds, Tim Dobbins all really have very specific roles for example. I hope this helps a bit, as I said, ck did a great job with breaking it down. He also has good videos on youtube, search universal draft, very informative.

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ODINSEYE ONE HELL OF A FAN WHO LOVES FOOTBALL THE RIGHT WAY .


I DO REMEMBER THE OLD DAYS ODIN . THAT WAS GREAT .

GGOD NIGHT TO ALL .

I am out all, everyone have a good night

I wish I had mando's schedule. I haven't had 5 days in a row off in years.

I just got some bad news about an old friend of mine.

Some people I know said they saw him hanging around down on skid row(sun sentinel).

I just got back from there. I couldn't find him. The only thing I saw was a kitchen that had roaches ruining the soup(the message board).

Do people really live over there? Do they eat and sleep there?

Why?


Thank you so much for the great info Bootang25.

Again, tank you guys for a very pleasant and informative night. I believe there is still hope for this blog yet.

Have a great and safe night all, God bless to next time...

Derek

odinseye.... Before I go I wanted to say "nice words about a missing friend". I know the one of who you speak and can only offer the hope of two nights in a row where our home here on Armando's blog has been a far better place to spend time. Not because of any one or any group of people. It has been what it is because the "Thoughts and ideas" of each person posting them has remained the focus. Instead of the focus being drained away by those who are here on a "DOLPHINS BLOG" trying to become some half assed "Public Personality". Ready to prove they are full of Charm, whit and always quick to deliver sarcasm to anyone who dare challenge them.
With an Internet that is full of places to go and become as much a "Public Personality" as your ability can take you, it only shows just how poor these people are at their own Game. They spend their time here... On a damn Dolphins Football blog! Instead of going out and competing with the those who know EXACTLY what they are doing when it comes to being "overwhelmingly narcissistic" and "terminally Unique".
The people on this blog are the only people capable of changing it will be a "Consensus" of those who want it. One or two pissed off people will only be shouted down and end up leaving just like your friend. I for one have decided to just get along with everyone the best I can. Regretfully the quality of the blog will continue to slip as people do as I do. Regretfully, your friend seems to be the one who has decided to make it a matter of principal rather then comfort.

Getting back to Aloco....its weird.

Its now 'harmless fun' to read Aloco (dare I say) compared to what we've had to endure for the past two weeks from another individual. All of the sudden Aloco seems downright entertaining!

I used to hate the argument's between 'Rob' and 'PHIN FAN'
-- but, after the crud I've had to skip over recently, I almost miss them too.

Anyway, the thing that I really came up here to say, is that I hope that Pat Turner is following Brandon Marshall around like a puppy.

I still have these crazy dreams of the two lining up on opposite sides in the Red Zone and scaring the crap out of people.
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sapo de cien fuegos = Home

Good posts tonight.

R.I.P Ronnie james

Dolphins took ODRICK,NT and MIAI,OLB ..... we passed over CODY,NT and KINDLE,OLB (Baltimore took them) I think that the two Baltimore picks will be better than the two Miami Picks .....

We could have had a front line of STARKS and LANGFORD at DE and CODY at NT with the following LBs DANSBY,CROWDER,ILBA and WAKE,KINDLE,OLB

In addition to the acquisition of MARSHALL,WR (great move) ... I was excited to see us draft J.JERRY,OG .... Jerry was the lead blocker for Dexter McCluster, the very productive RB of Ole Miss. We should now have the best (or one of the best) offensive lines in NFL .... with a healthy Ricky and Ronnie we should see at least 2,000 rushing yards this year .....

Hopefully ... Pat White shows major improvement and can add an extra dimension to our offense

REgarding PAT WHITE ..... I would like to see Dolphins use him as a Kick Returner (to replace Ginn)

Home has uncovered very disturbing news Fin Fans

Stephen Ross has bought Kangaroo TV and will be distributing hand held devices to all season ticket holders

These devices have a remote hook-up to HAARP
They are in fact mind control devices which will make you buy merchandise and food at the Stadium

DO NOT ACCEPT THESES DEVICES, THEY ARE EVIL

The Original

HOME

You have been warned

fake home , give it a f...king break ,will you .

Anybody Out there???

Not sure if it's been discussed on here or not but Peter King has us ranked as the top 6 team in the NFL right now. I'm not sure I put much stock into ho Peter King ranks teams (he had N.O. as the 24th ranked team going into last season) but it's still exciting to see us ranked that high. That's a little higher than I would have them. I think we're more along the lines of 1-12 right now.....but it's still exciting to see others think we're on our way.

Craig M, glad to see the sports people finally seeing the light!! If this team plays to potential and on all gears we could be that high this year BUT alot has to go right...either way we are getting there

I read this morning a very good discussion between 3 bloggers from last night interspersed with inane comments from the local loco ALoco.

How is what he does any different than Home the histrionic HAARPer? Granted, home is a conspiracy nut and ALoco is just a regular nut but it's kind of funny how one is basically accepted and the other is not.

;. may, LET'S KEEP TALKING ONLY FOOTBALL .......ONLY FOOTBALL......

Aloco only posts "Short" Stupid posts, Where as "Home" Posts "LONG" Stupid posts.... Repeatedly................

thank you cuban .that was thoughtful .

Bobby,

We'll see....I like the team going into this year but I think EVERYTHING would have to fall right for that to happen. The division is going to be tough this year, so that's the first hurdle we need to get over. Then you look at the Conference and I would expect Indy, Baltimore and San Diego to be tough again. Nothing is going to be easy this year and I think a lot of this is going to come down to whether Henne is up for the challenge or not. I have a good feeling about him but time will tell.

i think henne will be fine ,he has a few players on their second year ,wake,sean.smith and davis .they are going to protect him .

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