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Welcome to the cool climes of NSMB

I talked to Patrick Turner for some time after practice this afternoon and he was telling me how much of a toll training camp practices outside take on him.

"I lose five pounds every time we come out here," Turner said. "Some guys will lose 10 or 11 pounds per practice. It's Florida, now. It's hot."

No doubt Turner and his teammates were pleased this evening's practice happened in the Nick Saban Memorial Bubble (NSMB).

It was an otherwise routine practice except for the fact rookie linebacker A.J. Edds suffered a tweaked knee and had to leave the drills. He was wrapped in ice and spent the rest of the practice watching and walking along the sideline. [Update: The Miami Herald's Jeff Darlington is reporting Edds has a torn ACL. That would be a small blow to Miami's plans to use him in the situational passing defense.]

Ryan Grice-Mullen (leg) did not practice again.

I talked to strong safety Yeremiah Bell, one of my favorite players, and he shared with me how his role will change in 2010 in the Mike Nolan defense. I will play the interview on my radio show on Tuesday between 6-10 a.m. (You know you can listen live on the web or in your car if you're in South Florida at 640-AM.)

To me one of the most entertaining and athletically competitive drills in practice is the one-on-one matches between the wide receivers and defensive backs.

I watched this drill Monday. And this is how it went.

Brandon Marshall against Sean Smith. Marshall catches a pass over Smith who stumbles to his knees.

Brian Hartline against Will Allen. Allen knocked away an incomplete pass.

Davone Bess against Jason Allen. Bess beats Allen on a deep out.

Greg Camarillo versus Vontae Davis. Camarillo catches an in-cut.

Patrick Turner against Nate Ness. Turner flies (not kidding) pass Ness around the 10 yard line, Ness recovers and tips the pass around five yards deep in the end zone, but Turner snatches out of the air and keeps his feet in bounds. TD!

Taurus Johnson versus A.J. Wallace. Johnson catches one over the top.

Marshall versus Jason Allen. Unfair right? Wrong. Allen tips away the pass on a comeback route.

Jonathon Amaya vs. Julius Pruitt. Amaya knocks down a poor pass.

Davone Bess versus Ross Weaver. Bess catches one over the top.

Hartline versus Davis. Vontae jumps the short out. Interception.

Camarillo versus Allen. Camarillo uses a double move, first in and then up for a long TD.

Turner versus Ness. Turner uses his big body to catch an in-cut.

Marshall against Allen. Marshall goes deep down the middle and Allen doesn't keep up. TD.

Johnson versus Wallace. Short completion.

Bess versus Weaver. Bess catches an in-cut.

Hartline against Amaya. Hartline gets his hands on an inaccurate throw but doesn't make the catch.

Camarillo versus Allen. Camarillo uses the exact same double move he used the last repetition against Allen and as he's getting beat for the TD, Allen yells, "Ahhh. Same thing!"

Turner vers Ness. Turner fakes in goes out. Complete.

Marshall versus Nolan Carroll. Marshall runs past the super-fast rookie who is much faster than him. It's about technique and position with Marshall. TD.

Bess versys Weaver again. Completion again.

Marlon Moore versus Amaya. Short completion for Moore.

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You need to clarify Jason or Will Allen in your one on one drill review...

Great news about Patrick Turner.....

There is still hope.

Miles Austin?

We can only hope.

Glad To See The Whole Group Of Wr Doong Well Just Hope Our Cb Can Learn Some New Tricks Before The Season Begins. Going Up Against Talent Will Help

Now this is good stuff, thanks Armando this is what I like to get from reviews.....Thanks, more of these types of break down

Who`s HOT
Who`s NOT
That is what we like to read about...Go Dolphins!

Outstanding Armando,

feel like I was there. This is why I come to this blog,

So Sean Smith only participated that 1 time?

It's tough to feel awesome about 1 on 1 results... If Hartline catches a pass against Sean Smith, is Hartline good and Smith just okay, etc.? I don't read much into those drills anyway, as the WR should catch the ball most times. The things I find positive are (apparently) Henne throwing good, accurate passes to WR's and having WR's that can catch the ball. You can feel great about Vontae making an INT, but is it Vontae being great or Henne throwing a bad pass?

A WR has the advantage over D-backs for obvious reasons and most times will win if the QB puts the ball on the money. Just about written Turner off...might make it yet.

Hola Po...where ya been?

Really pointless without clarification of which Allen was beat... and not giving us the scoop on the Bell interview while advertising your radio show just SUX on various levels.

kinda looks like our receivers are getting the best of our DB's so far

Who was throwing the bad passes? Who was throwing the good passes.

A-LOOKS LIKE NO ONE CAN KEEP W/MARSHALL .

B-LOOKS ARMANDO GOING TO SLEEP EARLY TONIGHT TO BE READY AT 4.00 AM FOR THE RADIO SHOW .....KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK .

I'm not 100% sold on that, Zach. Take into consideration there have been some good "Picks" and a few knock downs. "The J. Allen against Marshall" is a good example. And, anytime I hear "Interception" I smile. An Int. can change an entire game. That move Camarillo made "twice" on W. Allen is FILTHY... He has used that move his entire career and for lack of a better term, I'll use a B. Ball phrase, he breaks ankles with that move. He is sick quick, its why he is where he is. Last year Camarillo had a couple of First and goal catches from a "rolling to the right" Henne, Its like Camarillo is buried and all of the sudden he makes this juke and he ends up wide open, gets super low and catches the ball sliding on his knees where no one can touch it but him. Henne throws it like a dart. It has become one of my favorites plays.
Miami's offense is going to score fellas.... They are going to put points on the board, it it will not always be those 45 play 15 minute drives to do it. I can see where if a team has so much as a "Little Glitch" with stopping Miami's running game... They will get TORCHED by these receivers.

Bess and Camarillo solid as always

BESS and CAMARILLO NEVER WE HEAR ANT THING FROM THEM AND THAT'S WHY THEY R SOLID .AS FOR CHAD .P I DON'T KNOW WHY HE GET'S ALL THIS MONY IF HE'S NOT TO PLAY .

Why does Camarillo keep getting over looked??? Every time hes gotten the chance hes produced. I think he should be our #2.

Thanks Mando. Keep them coming.

Why Is It Still Called The "Nick Saban" Memorial Bubble? Why Wouldn't The Name Be Changed?

WHAT NAME WOULD YOU PICK ?

WHAT NAME WOULD YOU PICK ?

Posted by: ALoco | August 02, 2010 at 09:41 PM


Easy one Aloco, just call it "The Double Bubble." It shields the players from both heat and rain.

IT'S A GOOD ONE DYUNGBREED AFTER ALL NO ONE WANTS A BUBBLE TO BE NAMED AFTER HIM UNLESS YOU R A RED NECK AS NICK SABAN .

DYINGBREED, DOES SHULA HAS ANY THING NAMED AFTER HIM FINS WISE.

I am shocked that Patrick Turner is playing like that, I hope he really keeps it up. That will be one of the most interesting stories to follow this summer.

Aces,That's What I Wanted To Know....Who Was The QB,Pat White?

What QB did what with the bad passes. Well guess it wasn't Henne or that would be in print.

I Dont Know If I Should Be Happy That The WR Are Doing There Thing, Or Thr Dbs Geting Toasted On The Same Moves? It Would Have Been Nice To Know Who Was Throwing To Whom?

Uhhh... guys... its not actually the Nick Saban MB. That's just Armando being funny. You guys really follow the Dolphins!?

Uhhh... guys... its not actually the Nick Saban MB. That's just Armando being funny. You guys really follow the Dolphins!?

Posted by: BigRob | August 02, 2010 at 10:12 PM

If u really want some laughs go to the Herald's Dolphin forums, lol!

Just a quick note: You described a total of 21 plays of which 16 went to the Offense and 5 went to the Defense. Also, 5 touchdowns ( 1 to Pat Turner, 2 to Cam, and 2 to B. Marsh). And, you mention only one interception (V. Davis). Just offhand I'd say that's pretty much what we've all suspected: our WR's are better than our DB's. And, I agree that we need to take Nicky's name off of the indoor practise facility. Maybe we can re-name it after Sparano once he hoists the Lombardy trophy

Zack Thomas Memorial Bubble (F.U. JT)

p.s. The F.U. JT is part of the name

how did you come up w/that carlito.

The Hate to burst your memorial Bubble

Mr. Bubble Memorial bubble

The Those are not Soap Bubbles Bubble

Bubble Bubble here comes trouble bubble

I got a million of um

Soiled :)

Herald Dolfans

Home could Not Make camp today

Just got In

Only started to read Armando

Pat Turner did Real Good!?

sean smith sucked wind, as usual!?

Please Tell Me, Miami Herald Bloggers

and need I say

TOLD U SO!

ThanX Armando!

***** The Dynasty Be Fins! *****

Awesome News on Turner, ThanX Armando!

sean well
U know, sean lol

That is why Omar Kelly DOES NOT GET PAID FOR
RADIO BROADCAST

THAT`S RIGHT OMAR FROM THE SS
GETS PAID $0.00 to speak about the Miami Dolphins


Cuz he loves sean and puts down Pat Turner

Omar also said Ernie Wilford is coming along great and is the best TE on the Dolphins last year

ROTFALMAO

Omar does Not know his @ss from a hole in the ground

***** The Dynasty Be Fins! *****

Soon to be Pro Bowler Vontae Davis Int

sean, nothing, but again, talked a lot LMAO

Brangetterdon Marshall BANG! TD

Armando
I`m Stoked

ThanX, Man

Sincerely
Home

home, DOES THE BASEBALL GUY WHO WORKS W/OMAR BETTER THAN OMAR OR THE SAME CRAP .

We are just being given "snapshots" of the day. As Tracy pointed out, Armando gave us 21 plays, in the practice sessions I have seen they did between 40 & 50 Reps (I did not count) With each rep the situation and match-up is changed. With all that change it is hard for anyone to report who threw what and to whom. They may have all three QB's set up at once having guys rotate through each line so they can run a particular rout. I saw Henne throwing Outs and Post routs while Thigpen throws slants and zoom routs and Pennington throws Running Back passes and quick out to the flat... Then they switch it all up with the QB's changing spots. The Receivers and DB's rotate through all those also... Then they may do two 7 -v- 7 one on each field, 1st and 2nd string. I know people want EXACT info, but I can see how hard that would be unless you sat down to a video of it and break it all down.

Just took a peek at the SS
and of course Omar sladed & jaded kelly
Mentions Nothing of Pat Turners good play
and Nothing of sean smith Sucking wind again

Yhis is typical jaded one way reporting from the SS clown Omar Kelly

and of course Omar states
He Did Not Show Up for Day 2 practice with
Cam Wake

Cam Wake dominated Jake Long this day 2
and would have had 3 sacks!

Last year Omar the blind & deaf Kelly
said Cam wake would not amount to anything

Folks
Let me tell U
get all of your Dolphin Info
Right here
Miami Herald, Baby

***** The Dynasty Be Fins! *****

WAYCH OUT , HOME BEEN RIGH ABOUT SEAN SMIYH SINCE LAST YEAR AND WAS RIGHT ABOUT TED GINN ALSO .

WATCH OUT

ALoco
Mike the baseball guy was a result of SS consolidation
and he could care less bout the blog

Omar will tell U himself
No One Will Pay Him for "his insight" on the Miamio Dolphins on any radio station

Wonder Why? LMAO!

HOME, I DIDN'T KNOW THAT .WHEN I WENT TO READ AT THE SS I SAW NJ THE PLUMBER KISSING OMAR AAZZZZZZ ALL THE TIME .

no comment on that ALoco

Omar had 70% of simple Dolphin game day picks
without the spread
WRONG last year

Also said Ronnie Brown is not that good

WTF!

Said It since 2009 Dolphin Camp
sean smith is a poser

he sucks

period

Armando

Seems like the light is coming on for Patrick Turner! Staying in Miami in the off season to work on routes and conditioning when he couldnt during mini camps cause of injury, sounds like he is serious about making the team.
Also working extra on special teams to make sure that he has a place on the 53 man roster speaks volumes. Don't give up on my boy yet he has a lot more work to do but, after some of those catches, esp. the tip ball he caught in end zone may turn up aces if not this year maybe next.

GoDolphins!
4lifeout!

WELL, I RESPECT THAT HOME.I ENJOY READING YOUR POSTS AS MUCH AS EATING MY LOBSTER RISOTTO .

Said It since 2009 Dolphin Camp

Partick Turner, Oh Yeah!

Home cannot help it if the coaches messed up with ted ginn 7-9

Turner will be a good NFL receiver

Armando
Will be Listening to Your radio Show
Tuesday Morning

Will be able to tune In by 7:00 - 7:30 am

AALLRRRIGGGHHHHTTTTTT MIAMI!

***** The dynasty Be Fins! *****

whoshowedupseantoday.com


To me one of the most entertaining and athletically competitive drills in practice is the one-on-one matches between the wide receivers and defensive backs.

I watched this drill Monday. And this is how it went.

Home says, ok here we go again ...

Brandon Marshall against Sean Smith. Marshall catches a pass over Smith who stumbles to his knees.


against Sean Smith. Marshall catches a pass over Smith who stumbles to his knees.

U Get That, Huh?

Nice report. Any Reshad Jones there, Armando?

It's crazy that Jason Allen is still as bad as he is. With some of the news guys coming in, he's going to get cut.

"NSMB" has to go. You can use "Tuna Helper" for Jeff Ireland, but no more NSMB. I'll pass a constitutional amendment if I have to.

This HOME character is a complete clown. He's attacked Sean Smith before even seeing him play last year. Whatever he did to you get over it.

Smith did very good as a 2nd rounder last year thrown into the fire.

home, do you have asperger syndrome? the way you say the same things over and over makes me curious. maybe you should be tested.

Jason Allen = Out

sean smith = nice spot on the bench or trade

Patrick Turner = Rising Sun, Oh Yeah! Rising Sun Turner makes the 53 and develops into a good NFL WR, Oh Yeah Pat Turner!

Vonte Davis = Working Hard to earn appearance in 2011 Pro Bowl

Nice Job Vontae Bone Crusher Davis

Feed the Wolf!

I'm in. If its good enough for Dansby and Marshal than its good enough for me.
Coach Sporano leading from the front and bring a high school like ethusiasim to million dollar men.

Rookies doing rookie stuff and vets leading. This is a team looking like a TEAM!

FEED THE WOLF!

Home does not Attack sean smith

Home recognized since 2009 Dolphin Camp
and posted hundreds of times

sean is a poser CB
a Miami Dolphin CB liability
a fraud
a glaring weakness
the weakest limk on the 2010 Miami Dolphins D

Thank Home for bring this weakness to our attention

Your NFL defense is only as good as the weakest link

In our case
It Is sean smith

Home
ThanX 4 being Bold Enuff to come out & say this since last years 2009 Dolphin Camp

We would like a winning season this year for the Miami Dolphins
Not like last year with Wilson & Smith &7-9

ThanX Home
Good Eyes, Man
Good Eyes

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