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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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Fish I lived in Mapleridge in 90's but Always drank down town. I been stuck in the north in the oil patch for ten years( man it sucks up here but the moneys really good). I'am moving east in 2 days and I can't wait for the ocean and women. Got a bunch of both lined up.

Darryl,

I think you're right on the money. Sports agents are mostly money whores and they'll exploit ANY and ALL angles to get their greed fix on. Who cares what impact it may have upon the careers of the up and coming proffessional athlete.

PS: Death to Mosquitos!!!!

welcome back men

Ronnie won't go anywhere but to dinner with Big Bill. And sorry Mando, its Lisfranc Fx that Ronnie and Crowder both had/have whatever.

keeping my man cobbs too. how is big bull Mr So Polite doing?

Going to be a kick butt year, these guys are pros, think they know the best way forward...given what happended in the offseason

Watch out for mosquitos with dengue fever in Florida this year.... very painful...

The only news we might get between now and friday training camp is:

1. Jared Odrick signs
2. Koa Misi signs
3. Ronnie Brown takes post it note
4. Sanchez out of closet
5. DUI

hey carlito,

I agree but who gets DUI? Me or U?

Youbetcha, that sounds like some good clean fun. Good luck to you. I wish I could get some Ricards Red down here. Damn good BC microbrew that Molson bought out a while back. For me I grew up in Ft. lauderdale but have lived near Dayton, OH the last 13 years... It's all Bengals this and Browns that... Now they are talking about getting TO. My head hurts just thinking about it... I need another beer.

sometimes you gotta take one for the team I guess

We're within days of starting training camp and there's not much breaking Dolphin news right now.

Anybody have any idea, or care to theorize on how many WR's we carry and/or who'll they'll be?

hear ya brother...is odin hiding?

speak of the devil

5 WR none named Turner one named Grice-Mullens for ST...maybe Turner makes PS

cuban menace my man, how are ya. Where was aloco's answer on the TK8. You gotta love those guys. Tightly Knit group of 8. Becareful menace they like to copy and paste your posts on the SS. Aint that a kicker.LOL

Hiding?

No!

Suffering?

Yes!

Me and my favorite Hottie went skinny dipping last night at Trout Lake in the Hiawatha National Forest.

Mosquito bites on my a_s checks, but what the hell, I'll go again tonight if she wants too! It's 85 degrees here right now. I'm loving it!

hear ya brother odin,

go with my wife everyday lately...we have that screened in pool...so no bugs swimming with us lol

pool is 92

harricane,

Go ahead, just rub it in.

I got an above ground blow up pool from Walmart-LOL. The seasons are too short here and the red clay "soil" make it impossible for an in-ground.

Thats why we go to the lake up here when it's warm enough. Not too many "skinny dippin" nights with our weather, but we take advantage when we can.

PS: Hope you've had a great summer.

LECHUZA, I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT TK8 MEANS BUT THEN MR SOILED CAME THROUGH W/IT .YOU SEE YOU CAN ASK CARLITO ALL YOU WANT ABOUT THE ORPHAN PLUMER AND THE GAY GROUP TH8 ON THE SS .


HOME ,WE NEED YOU HERE .

DOES ANYONE ELSE THINK PAT WHITE WILL BE RETURNING KICKS THIS YEAR?

Aloco what does this mean? What is the movie of the night? Something good... no 2010 trash.

CARLITO, (( THE DEER HUNTER )) ONE OF THE BEST MOVIES EVER WHEN MOVIES MADE TO BE MOVIES NOT MEATBALLS LIKE TODAY .

I CAN TELL ODINSEYE IS IN LOVE .REAL LOVE .

Every time I watch a new movie I feel like I am watching a commercial.

We are all just sitting around waiting for 3 guys to take post it notes.

Is there pads and contact on friday or more shorts and 2 hand touch?

WHO CARES ABOUT YOUR MOVIE INTERESTS? NO ONE. EVER. PERIOD. GOT IT?

where the hell r ya odin? thought red clay is from MS where i was FROM, all FL man now-FROM close to biloxiboy lol

SORRY REDSHIRT COMMIE ,I WILL NOT SAY ANTHING ABOUT MOVIES NO MORE .PROMISE .

carlito cannot become a member of the TK8. He does not fit their mold.

Redshirt commie I am going to cut your throat

HSN SELLING GLOBLE CHIC NECKLACE BY IMAN FOR 14 BUCKS MADE IN CHINA .HOW IT CAN BE CHIC,GLOBLE AND CHINA ALL AT THE SAME TIME ?

I usually stay out of all the feudin, but this SS thing has really got me intrigued.

Help me out if you will fella's, but the way I see it, it goes something like this:

Dolphins in Depth is like the Miami Dolphins and the SS is like the NY Wets.
NJ went to the SS and Home came here. That's eerily similar to JT going to the Wets and Douglas signing with the Phins.

If my theory is correct, the Cuban Menace would obviously be Channing Crowder. They both hate the wets and their fat slob of a coach.

On the bright side, Armando, this makes you sorta like Bill Parcells and Omar like Rex Ryan. The similarities are spooky!

Rivalries, don't cha love em?

Odin's comical approach to the SS scenario. The group of eight do not like outsiders and will not talk to anyone without an avatar. They will simply ignore them even when they post football comments. They like to call you a troll or a jet fan if you disagree with the majority. So Odin if you were there and would disagree with a member you may be called a troll.

Harricane,

I'm in the upper penisula of Northern Michigan about twenty minutes from the Canadian border.

All we do up here is hunt, fish and mostly PARTY!

I hear the leader of the BK8 group is NJ and thier second enforcer is Tim/Knight. Can anyone validate this???

Lechuza,

Thanks, but you ain't telling me nothing Bro.

I have been called a troll and worse on numerous occassions there.
I have also been threatened with banishment from Chris T.

I'm not saying this as a personal attack on anyone, but the SS and it's blog sucks in general, or should that read generally sucks?

Either way, you get the picture.

Odin I gotcha bro, just informative talk that is all. I know how things are over there with Chris T (he is got the power). They cater to their core members which basically consists of eight people. I am glad you are not one of them. You could never be a TK8 member, that is not an insult, but a compliment.

Maybe a fight will break out between the herald and sentinel like in the movie anchor man.

FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!

I think we should pit our best posters against their best poster in a face off royal.

It can be a competition of knowledge/predictions, any football topics imaginable, The Dolphins in Depth Blogsters against the Sun Sentinel's TK8!!!!

I don't even care about the format, just come get your a_s whopping SS posters!

Sugarhill, Nj is the leader without a doubt. Tim is the righthand man. Tim also has a man crush on NJ and backs him up to the death. Tim is a crafty sneaky one with a sharp tongue. Beware of Chris T, if you are able to stifle the TK8, then they will call out to Chris T and you will get banned, game over.

Haha anchor
Man that's good what a good analogy!

Who's got tha hand grenade just stay away from me.... lOL

The guys at SS are not all that bad, they talk pretty good. Certain guys from this blog tended to start problems the little time I was over there. Whether it be because of the Herald having an iPhone app, or a longer time posting here, I generally like it better here.

The TK8 or whatever they have been dubbed, aren't what most make them out to be. I have criticized NJ as well as Bobbyd for being excessive with the insults, yet I have only had good conversations with both of them.

I think we all should understand how bad this blog had become right before Armando went on vacation, well when I went to visit the SS, I think those guys were protective trying to ensure the same thing did not happen. NJ and the Menace have a long standing relationship, and it can best be categorized as rocky. NJ has long thought of CM as one of the worst trollers around, and I think he didn't want to deal with more of that.

Again, the Menace is one of my favorite posters on here, and I have never had any issues with him. I have found no matter which blog, find the people you enjoy talking with, and associate with them, and simply pay no mind to all others. This has worked for me.

Wow where did everyone go on a Monday night.... That's what I love bout my I phone no matter where I am I can always find out what's going on in phin nation

who cares about the SS? This is the Herald! Enjoy what you have, not what others do. I think we run with 4 wideouts gameday, unless Grice-Mullen makes the squad. What do guys think?

IS IT TRUE ONE OF THE WRITERS AT TTHE SS IS A BASEBALL AND JUST SWITCHED TO FOOTBALL B/C HE NEEDS TO BE NEAR OMAR ?

Tri,

My hope is that if we run with a 5th WR on gameday, that player is Patrick Turner. I can't claim to know a lot about RGM, but another big target would be much more useful to our offense. Really not a lot of difference between Cam, Hartline, and Bess. Each has their own niche. IMO, RGM presents nothing new. At the least, Turner gives us a red zone threat.

Agree n the only way we keep him is if he really knocks sox off with his return abilitys!

I BELIEVE TURNER IS THE SLEEPER THIS COMING YEAR BOOTANG26 .

Aren't turner n hartline very simmular is stature... N bess gulen n camirillo in the same page... At least that's how I'd catagorize them...

NO HARTLINE IS MORE OF A REAL RECEIVER .

I see hartline making turners life misrable mabey making him useless unless he has something tht hasn't been shown yet!

I ment in size not ability n skill!

INJURY TO HARTLINE COULD BE A DISASTER .

Marmaduke,

Turner is 6'5, 220. If he can simply get off the jam, he presents matchup problems. Hartline's strength is Turner's weakness, and vice versa.

Hartline takes that with out doubt cause he actually caught passes last year unlike turner who didn't make it on to the stat list!

Bootang26, I don't see Turner being healthy enough to compete for a spot this year. He may start the season the PUP. Unless he gets healthy in a hurry, and starts to show promise, he won't sniff the field, let alone the gameday roster. Just my opinion.

I think I might actually have to change my name to marmaduke I kinda like that! :)

SO THEY KEPT TURNER IF THEY R NOT GOING TO PLAY HIM THIS YEAR ? I AM SURE HE'S GOING IN THE FIRST 3 GAMES .

Our best 4 WR set would be Cam and Hartline out wide, with Bess and Marshall in the slot. We should also see a lot more sets where the WRs are stacked, or aligned in bunch formations.

jets sucks

They haven't kept him yet! Still time to cut his ass! N if they keep him n he doesn't crack the starting line up by game 4 I don't expect him to be around!

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