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Bobby Carpenter makes the move from OLB to ILB

When Bill Parcells and his people arrived in Dallas in 2003, Andre Gurode was languishing as an ordinary interior lineman who wasn't really a center and definitely wasn't a very good guard. Parcells and "his people," which included Tony Sparano let Gurode try to make a name for himself as a guard.

It failed miserably.

Well, rather than give up on Gurode, the Cowboys decided to make an investment in reworking his contract and moving Gurode to center.

Andre Gurode's career took off and he is now a perennial Pro Bowl player.

Well, the same group of people -- Parcells, Jeff Ireland and to a lesser degree, Tony Sparano -- drafted Bobby Carpenter out of Ohio State five years ago and tried to turn him into a 3-4 outside linebacker.

The idea failed. Carpenter was considered a bust until the moment the Cowboys cut him and he went to St. Louis. Then the Rams also cut him this preseason and the Dolphins signed him.

But rather than put him in the same position where Carpenter failed with two teams, the Dolphins found a niche for Carpenter at inside linebacker.

Despite joining the team only days before the regular-season opener at Buffalo, Carpenter actually started that game alongside Karlos Dansby. He also started last week at Minnesota. No, he's not playing every down, but rather on a situational basis.

He has only two tackles. But his goal-line stop of Adrian Peterson at Minnesota last week was an impressive and key moment in the game.

"During our time down there [in Dallas] with Bobby, we didn't kind of see him play inside as much as we're seeing him now," coach Tony Sparano said today. "And sometimes some of these guys start a little bit later. They really do, especially if you're bouncing them around positionally. With Andre, when we came in there he had just played a bunch of games at guard and when you watched it, it took us a while to figure out the best place to put him, too. Same thing with Bobby right now."

So can Carpenter possibly make the kind of leap at ILB that Gurode long ago made when he moved to center?

"Except we brought him in and immediately gave him a role. And that role, so we didn't confuse the whole thing because you look at him and he can play him outside or inside -- we didn't want to do that. We got him a role that he can help this football. But I can see him making that kind of improvement down the road, sure."

So consider this move permanent -- or as permanent as anything can be in the NFL.

"He's inside for a long time," Sparano said. "I'd like to keep him there for a long time."


Sparano said today was the best Friday practice the team has ever had since he's been coach. That is good news for the Dolphins as they wind down preparations for the New York Jets.

Typically, the Dolphins play well when they practice well.


Jets center Nick Mangold, out all week with a shoulder injury, practiced today in New Jersey. He is expected to start for the Jets. 


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I shared needles with Duanne Allman Growing up

homes alright
nj the clown and his boyfriends tim , baby12 , now they are just keyboard gangsters.sad bunch real trolls EXACTLY....
dont forget RELEASE THE KRAKEN.....LOL........
also a waltons style good night to all my mob HOW Ga.Y is that...sheesh EXACTLY

you forgot to mention "1 luv" This is what those fools at SS say to each other. Poor nj

NJ phin fan loves mike at the SS and he kisses his a ss all day long .

bobbyd12 is a little disgusting person who is govt waste, plainly put. NJ wannabe

If you hate NJ, Omar and the SS so much why don't you go over there and tell THEM?

Oh wait, maybe your not allowed over there.........Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

I wonder if we know anybody thats not allowed at the Sentinel?

PS: At least you're allowed HERE man, why do you have to trash it up like this?

fake odinseye @ 4;55

I'm BANNED from SS that's why I make up names and cry about them

Like a LittleCunt wahhhhhhh


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And they picking on me




Fake dick @5;18 PM .

Mommy please get me a spine and remove my little pee pee
From my Vag


Damn, always happens before the big game

My menstrual cycle starts


WOW What the hecks going on here????? NJ the plumber must have been banned again from the SS I guess.....SAD..

Mr. Menace, please pull out my Kotex string so I can show you my bloody hole


ahhhh Thank but no thanks, Now to some football, Who'll be BOOING Jason(Twinkle toes)Taylor this sunday besides myself???????

A S S H O L E Home blew up the blog with his sh@t today. I wish they would BAN his ass like the Sun Sentinel. Day before the Jets game and that douchebag comes here and starts garbage. No wonder people hate him

we love home,we love home .

Thank you love87, you can kiss my bloody vag-Ina later


Actually I wish the SS would take the ass clown back. He ruins every blog everywhere he goes with his garbage. The guy needs to GO

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Good Game!

I Hate Nick(The great satan)Sabin.....

Bwahahahhaha @ Herald bloggers. Home pulled the same bull over at the SS till Mike and Omar pulled the plug on him. You can bust on us all you want but at least we don't have to deal with that idiot Home no more. Now who's the shi@ty blog? Enjoy

fake kris at 6;40.


The Miami Herald has the Home

Seriously Doubt that 's Home posting, my guess is a certain plumber from Bergen county that lives with his mom and has a Shiatsu dog by the name of Muffin.... Though I might be wrong...lol

love872, the only fake phony here is you and Home. Or are you one in the same. Get lost phony


I thought I had problems.

I ain't got sheet on this sick puppy.

Where the F _ C K is Armando when you need him?

Feed the Fans!!!!

Summers Eve mixed with Midol

Hope it helps my-twat get better


Odin, Dont know, Maybe he's casing out all the you can eat buffets in town hoping to catch Rex(Fat slob)Ryan in action... Did you know since his lap-band operation he actually has gained 10 pounds??? Incredible...

if people are nice as the cuban menace , this blog would be heaven .


I used to think you were pretty accurate about thr stuff you post. 10 lbs, sorry no way dude.

He's gained at least 20-LOL!

Actually you're probably right, but it's hard to tell when the guy has 6 chins and a Dickie Do.

HOW can any one use such a language even if he hats home so much.
it does not help to improve my english to read this stuff .

Come on Aloco ask me what a dickie do is.

LOL At Odin, I guess he's like a cow, he has more then one stomach apparently.....

odin; is dickie a word ?

hey guys, what's up with all the subpar posts from home, or his immitator.....he sounds like your typical jets fan on meth....cuban, my regards to hot ashley!

When do you think Rex(the Stomach)Last saw his private Parts????

yes aloco dickie is a word, and it doesn't refer to your little friend.

How's it feel to have Home?
Enjoy your blog
It's just starting


Rex Ryans stomache sticks out farther than his "Dickie DO".

cuban, there's a rumor he can't even reach his dickie.

home hasn't posted in a while, maybe bobbyd12 got him....

thank you Ski, Do you think that Rex is a hybrid, you know part cow, part human???? His daddy is from Texas you know, Explains alot, You know what they say about people from Texas, "Your either a Queer or a Steer,son, and I dont see no horns protruding from you head , So I guess we know what you are"....

odin cuban , DID you ever had love w/a women who can't speak the language as you .means ,did you ever had a woman every time you meet you just made love ?




Aloco........... Oh never mind,enjoy the paint thinner....



That's not the real Home posting.


I got cancer once.

My divorce attorney cured me.

Just kidding, never been married. Kinda wierd though, they love me for a raunchy retarded weekend, none of them ever wanted to marry me though........Go figure?

Seriously, glad to hear all your tests turned out negative :)

cuban, my government sources say Fat Rex was a 1950's experiment gone bad! His dad Buddy mated with his favorite calf and produced Rex!


home hasn't posted in a while, maybe bobbyd12 got him....

Posted by: redsky | September 25, 2010 at 07:28 PM

Nah, more then likly it was "Aliens" that got him, or maybe he's having problems with his foil hat......or maybe he's gone(more)insane by Chem-trails.......

thanks odin, rough time, i've lost a lot of good friends to that disease.

why i feel i am taking to 60 plus years old people ?

aloco, yes, i'm in a nursing home. how did you guess?

did you ever had a woman every time you meet you just made love ?

Posted by: ALoco | September 25, 2010 at 07:30 PM

Aloco, are you kidding me? I had one of those in just about every city our band ever played in. I still have some.

I tried that hippocritical love, commitment and relationship type of deal, it ain't real and it ain't love.

cuban, my government sources say Fat Rex was a 1950's experiment gone bad! His dad Buddy mated with his favorite calf and produced Rex!

Posted by: redsky | September 25, 2010 at 07:35 PM

More then likely the experment took place near Roswell,New Mexico I'am sure.....

but do you believe in love odin? all these wall street people they r proud of their wives but they have a mistress on the side which make things lovely .i saw the wall street movie by oliver stone and it was good

Bettcha it was a goverment cover up, Bettcha "Home" knows all about it,.... Did you hear if you say his name 3 times he appears, Just like "Beattlejuice"

cuban, you're right! i left the part out about the menage a'trois with the alien, the calf and Buddy....that part was still classified!

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