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Miami Dolphins may be cautious with some recovering players

The NFL is a go-go-go league and if you're not getting better you're getting worse. That is why young teams put so much emphasis on getting their players on the field together and working hard at the start of training camp.

But sometimes working all the players extremely hard is extremely short-sighted.

Bodies break, my friends, so look for the Dolphins to take a more cautious approach with their more precious, proven, but breakable commodities.

That means even as running back Ronnie Brown approaches 100 percent while he continues to recover from foot (lisfranc) surgery last season, the Dolphins are not expected to expose him to every single repetitition in every single practice right away.

Yes, there will be practices Brown does it all. But there will be practices he's held back a bit to mitigate the wear on him.

Receiver Brandon Marshall is scheduled to be ready for full work at the start of training camp after his hip surgery earlier this offseason. At last check he was very close to 100 percent, if not already there. He and quarterback Chad Henne need to work together and catch up on becoming a great pitch-and-catch combination.

But trainers and coach Tony Sparano may not put pedal to the metal on Marshall's work from the very first week of practice, which begins Friday. Marshall is scheduled to practice. But how much isn't exactly clear.

Good idea?

Sure, as long as the players get their work done. The Dolphins need to come out of the gates fast this year because their early season schedule -- including at Minnesota, at Green Bay, and home games against the Jets, New England and Pittsburgh -- promises to be a killer.

So Miami must be prepared to play its best football early in the season.

But Sparano and his training staff also have to weigh the idea that to play their best football, the Dolphins cannot be walking around wounded. They need players such as Brown and Marshall at 100 percent on Sept. 12 when the regular season opens.

And that could mean being more deliberate with the work those players get starting July 30. 

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Yea I was gonna say... It's been a while I live down here but the bigest I remeber is 48 oz ! To bad cause Id try it cause I love there steak!

They even have a club for people that have been able to finish it it's called I believe the "48" club (how original)

GreatD - where did U hear that. Don't wish that on anyone , man that hurts Baltimore.

Espn Kindle fell down 2 flights of stairs! Sad such a good football player! Trifecta looks smart for not waisting their pick as of now!

One of the positive things about Brown getting limited reps, is that guys like Hilliard,and Sheets will get more reps with the first team, and more carries during the pre-season. Hilliard never saw the field untill late in the 3rd quarter in pre season games last year. Now, with injuries, and the fact that Bong Pipe wore down, finally we will get to see more of what he can, or can't do.

Doesn't hurt Baltimore as of yet don't forget bot Ray Lewis just as long as he recovers fully and can be back before their entire LB core retires their really strong in that position!

Thanks GD , I just saw that. His fathers name is Johnny Walker, I wonder if he was trying to live up to the old man. Sorry thats mean when a guy got a fractured skull, I just couldn't help myself.

He was expected to start and claimed he would win rookie of the year. Ed Reed( I no he is a safety) is still a big ? mark. They are starting to get a little thinner.

Isnt Ed reed out for the year????????

Reed denied that last week but doesn't have a timetable for return. Ed Reed could be done for good.

CARLITO IS TEASING US OR WHAT ? HE COMES FOR ONE POSTING AND LEAVE .

CARLITO THE GREAT SHOULD POST 10 TIMES TONIGHT .

CARLITO , DID YOU WATCH (( MAD MEN )) LAST NIGHT ?

Looks almost certain Ed Reed will start the season on the PUP list. Gone for 6 weeks minimum.

Carlito's trying to join the "TK8" I Think...

ANY ONE LOVE BISON MEET . IT'S VERY GOOD WHEN YOU BUY FROM THE SOURCE NORTH DAKOTA .

I THINK CARLITO IS SICK OF THE BASEBALL GUY ON THE SS MIKE MEATBALLS .

Fins have got to start strong & have got to FINISH strong because they now have division foes at the end of the season too!!! Not fold like a taco like last year & just gave the playoffs to the jets!!! GO FINS!!!

Any word how Sergio(Stair master) Kendall tumbled don not 1 flight but two flights of stairs...

No not tha SS say it ain't so!

Dane, Ohhh It's so...

ON THE SS THEY CALL IT ASK MIKE ,WHAT CAN HE OFFERS MORE THAN THE ORPHAN PLUMER ?

Aloco, Who's the Orphan Plumber?????

For once, I agree with you Mondo!

I saw Soiled on here earlier, Soiled, you out there????????

I feel like carlito is annikin skywalker going to the dark side n misa don't like it!

FINS....11-5

JETS ........ 6-10

He must choose his path.......

Naw but I'm waiting for his crops! LOL

Where ya at mr. Soiled???

Last night when I talked bout home he came thru let's see if Mr. Soiled does tonight!

Cuban you are there everyday why is it so bad. Man , we are all dolphins fans.

2010 AFC East Champion Maimi Dolphins!!!

FINS ...11-5
BILLS...5-11
DENVER 8-8

Bet, Where at the SS ??

Dear Mr. Salguero

Why do some fin fans care what goes on at another blog ?

Don't they know that you are the shinning light when all is dark.

I myself will not follow those false profets, but will stay on the path of trueth where Mr. Salguero shines bright.

Beware fellow Dolphin fans, don't be fooled by their fancy clicks.

There's a storm brewin....the balance between good and evil is at stake.

Mr. Salguero is my Shepard


Soiled :)

Yah, they are both good sources for info. Truthfully I don't care who writes the stories , there is more info gained from the posters. That goes for here to. There are alot of people on here with more football knowledge then Mando and your probable one. IMHO

You never know with Brown. He is kinda brittle. I also don't think he gets traded. He is a huge part of the Wildcat and the Wildcat is a huge part of what we do. Either case as long as he can play i believe he will be a dolphin.

Stay Healthy Ronnie. We need you

AHHHHHHHH Uncle Soiled, See your tending to your crops, I applaud you sir for going "GREEN"........

Nothing wrong with going green ( being from BC,Canada). Believe me I no, and in the words of Adam sandler "Thats some top quilty P.O.T." or was it H2O

Kris, Gotta disagree with the Wild cat this year, Getting Rid of Ginn, and adding Marshall along with Henne showing great strides in games 13,14,15 means there not gonna use the wild cat that often, I just cant see them taking Henne out of his stride, unless he's having a tough game..

Ha welcome mr soiled!

Speak of the devil!

I NEVER POSTED ON THE SS BUT WHEN I WENT LAST TIME MIKE THE BASEBALL GUY HAS AN OPEN FORM CALLED (( AS MIKE THE BASEBALL GUY W/ANYLSIS OF THE FINS )). HE'S BEEN IN JOB FOR FEW MONTH AND TALKING ANYLSIS .

ASK MIKE

Aloco, What are your thoughts about the "TK8"???

CUBAN, I AM WATCHING PEOPLE FIGHTING IN WIFE SWAP ON LIFE .THEY HAVE A MEETING RIGHT NOW .

It was a beautiful full moon last night.

The water was warm.

Dark Barcardi on the beach.

Tans lines and long Blonde hair willowing in a naked midnight breeze.


.......Other than a thousand mosquito bites on my nether regions, I'd say it was a PERFECT evening!

WAS HOTTIE WITH YOU ODINSEYE ?

here i thought it was Cuban talking football at 5(live blog) not good cop bad cop routine, c'mon man. Your mad at NJ we get it.

The Sun Sentinel has a gallery of the Top 20 plays in Miami Dolphins history.. It was pretty cool some were way before my day nice bit of Dolphins History. Check it out if you haven't seen it yet. I like the ones of us beating the Jets the most.. GO FINS!!!

No! Just me and my favorite mirror.

Of course she was with me.

Not that being alone stops me, I just enjoy it a lot more when I actually have a partner.

LMFAO @ Odin

LMAO @ odin

Dear Mr. Salguero

I have been seeing "TK8" mentioned on this blog.

TK8 is a ultra tightknit group of posters from another blog.

I myself was offer membership but when I told them I was heterosexual they recinded there invitation.

Shame...really....I was never in a click before


Soiled :)

Didn't mean to double up I thought they didn't post the lmfao but that was funny

Odin- Mosquitos can add an annoying dynamic to any outdoor activity, especially one that involves a fancy co-ed! Fck Mosquitos, I live to kill them!(wierd)

Does anybody think that the lack of number one picks that have signed contracts has to do with the fact there will probably b a lockout next season? This could be the last year that rookies will be able to sign outrageous contracts. I wonder if the agents for these guys are in their ears telling them they need to "get theirs" while they can. I feel confident that our guys will be in camp. but if I were an in coming rookie, and football was the only thing I knew, i would probably be looking to max out as well.

Youbetcha, I spent 4 quality months in BC working on a project. I absolutely loved it. Being there during the 1-15 campaign was pretty painful. Especially when I entered the sports bar in my Marino jersey every week. The almost ran me out of Maple Ridge. Lol.
As for preseason, I don't care who they rest and who they keep. What matters is the 53 guys on the roster are ready to bring it when the season starts!

RIGHT ON DARRYL .

Soiled: (@ 05:38 PM)


Well...
sometimes a Man and a Keyboard want to spice up their experience. They STRAY separate from their usual arrangement of
F o n t s
and Paragraphs.

Sometimes they even seek out a URL that has Vibrant Team Colors and the capability to utilize a Custom Avartar that exceeds 170px X 200px ! (...they also dismiss the rule that people shall tattoo the word 'Gravatar' on th inside of their...wrist -- just for the privilege of being tracked all over the Web.

The Prudes of the world call them Swing-Surfers. I think of them as a group of misunderstood people who play hard, and embrace the moto of "As long as there are no kids involved then no one gets hurt."

Remember we live in a 'free society' (As you've seen...there are those who feel very free to just take up space!)

While most of us can imagine sharing our thoughts with only one Blog, there are others who are more prone to enjoy a 'Hyper-experience.'

I hope that answers your question.

Sincerely,
J o e
.
.

Aloco,

I don't think Hottie sounds trashy at all. Then again, I don't have any real reservations against trashy.

I have truly been blessed by the Almighty Good God in Heaven above lately.

You can take the ages of my last two favorite Hotties, add them together, and I still got them beat. Life has been good lately :)

PS: They're both of legal age(though one of them can't legally buy booze), so save all the "predator" jokes!

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