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Dolphins own free agent priority? Paul Soliai

Much of the unrestricted free agent focus surrounding the Dolphins' own players has centered around the offensive backfield in general and running backs Ronnie Brown and Ricky Williams in particular.

I would tell you that is probably not the place the Dolphins should be placing their priority.

I would tell you the priority should be on defense. Right in the middle of all the action. At nose tackle.

Paul Soliai.

Soliai, drafted in 2007, is expected to hit free agency once the players' union and the NFL get their act together and agree on a collective bargaining agreement. He will not re-sign with Miami before a new collective bargaining agreement is reached, according to a league source, because he wants to maximize his earning potential and the 30 percent rule makes it hard to do that until after his current contract expires and he becomes a free agent.

So the Dolphins have "zero," chance of re-signing Soliai before he hits free agency, the source close to the player said Tuesday.

What does that mean?

It means the biggest body on the Miami defensive line, the player who started 14 games at nose tackle for Miami last year, will hit free agency assuming the league does not establish a lull period during which current teams have exclusive rights to negotiate with their own players.

I am told if Soliai hits the open market, it will be a free-for-all. He wants to remain with the Dolphins. But he wants to get paid. And there will be interest because there always is for a 355 pound defensive lineman that has proven he can play.

In talks between the Dolphins and agent David Canter, I am told by my source, the Dolphins are being cautious. Canter could not be reached for comment, but I'll keep trying. He is, after all, a weekly contributor on my radio show Armando and the Amigo.

I can understand why no deal has been reached yet. Soliai played better than he has at any time in his career in 2010 so he wants to be rewarded. The Dolphins are almost certainly guarding themselves against Soliai being a one-year wonder because he's been a reserve his previous three seasons.

Thus we have a gap that needs to be bridged.

Soliai was very good last year, tying Kendall Langford for the lead in solo tackles among defensive linemen with 33. He also led all defensive linemen with eight tackles for losses with eight. Bottom line, when the Dolphins lost defensive end Jared Odrick after the regular-season opener and needed to move Randy Starks from nose tackle back to defensive end, Soliai's play made that possible.

I imagine the Dolphins could retry the Starks at nose tackle experiment, but the bottom line is Soliai was more productive than any starting nose tackle the Dolphins have had under their current administration. So they should do everything possible to keep from losing that kind of talent.

There is also an inherent risk for the Dolphins in being overly cautious with Soliai. Unless they get that lull period, they could risk losing him to another team. And the New York Jets could be in the market for a starting nose tackle.

Just saying.

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Just dont see anyone offering a huge payday to a former #2 overall pick that has barely gotten 1 1000yd season in 6yrs. It would be utterly preposterous!

Dying...Ireland has stated that he thinks Lex could be a 1000 yard back. It comes down to Sparano does not. This isn't me being a homer. I read this quote from a Omar tweet a few weeks ago....

I'm probably not going to be looked at favorably for this opinion but here it goes...I think if we can trade out of the first round and get 2 second round picks we should do it. Looking at the first round, it is stacked with defensive lineman(ends, tackles) We can find value in the second round equal to our needs. Say we do IMO round 2 would look like this. Kendrick Burney CB
Titus Young WR
round 3 Stefen Winiewski C
round 4 Demarco Murray, or Jacuizz Rodgers RB
Round 5 Casey Matthews MLB
Round 6 Graig Mcllroy QB
Round 7 Bilal Powel RB
Round 7 Julius Thomas TE

SIGN SOLAI AND TRADE MARSHALL AND STARKS AND A NUMBER 1 for a qb!!!

Sign and pay him. NT's are hard to come by.

brown would be elite with z real O-line and more than 10- 15 carries a game

Brown is one of the true offensive threats the phins have i don't see how a rookie is gonna solve your problem immediately. It starts with the Oline... would you rather have LT or Brown? who do you think the Jets will pick up between the two if it comes down to it? Brown would kill with a real line like the Jets.

Hi all, 1st time I post but been reading the blog 4 long, I can't watch Fins games due 2 my location, I have thought a lot about it and I expect improvement next season but not miracle, so we r 2 drafts and fa away, therefore draft 4 da future n keep paul n ronnie. Last year draft was D so easy to predict an O draft this time, draft value at ol, qb and rb, offer our 3rd pick wherever round that is to nolan, he'Ll use it wisely, he may refuse it and draft later but dun forget him, see what's in store at qb and te in fa, hope henne will develop

O.K

AS THE ONLY GUY WHO BROUGHT STOCK LAST YEAR IN SOLIAI.

I REALLY THINK WE SHOULD KEEP HIM.

HE SOUNDS LIKE MOST PLAYER IN THE LEAGUE.

THE LIGHTS COME ON AFTER 2-3 YEARS IN THE LEAGUE.

I SAW HOPE FOR HIM LAST YEAR BUT NOBODY LIKED HIM.

I'M SURE NOBODY WILL ADMIT IT BUT IT WOULD BE NICE IF YOU

ARMANDO

GIVE PROPS WHERE THEY ARE DO.

SAME THING WILL HAPPEN FOR HENNE

BUT I DON'T THINK IT WILL BE THIS UP COMING YEAR.

EVERYBODY WHO WANTS TO DRAFT A QB IS GOING BACKWARDS.

ALL THAT WILL DO IS MAKE US WAIT UNTIL HE GROWS UP AND WE WILL BE BACK AT SQUARE ONE.

WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT THAT PLAYERS GROW UP!

I'M SURE PEOPLE ARE GOING TO SAY HE DID IT FOR THE MONEY.

YOU STUPID MOTHERF;;KERS.

AS IF HE WOULDN'T WANT TO PLAY BETTER.

HE WAS A BEAST AT POINTS THIS YEAR AND YOU KNOW WHAT HE WILL GET BETTER.

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HOME SHUT UP

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If so
Sign him

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Leave it to the chicken hawk, "the sky is falling" somewhere, huh?

Maybe some of it will fall down upon the heads of our FO, hopefully to knock some sense into it.

It is obvious that this franchise is headed down a different path. Whether this course careens off a cliff, or winds up in 7th heaven remains to be seen.

Sure looks suspect, so what they wind up doing with Paul will likely be as baffling.

I've read people on hear sahying we should offer top 5 money for Soliai

If we are going to do that why not franchise him instead and lock him in fo one year anyway.

Maybe I'm missing something and we can't?

We really don't have another FA that's worth the tag.

He gets top 5 money and he still has to play top knotch to be able to get a good FA contract the following year, and it would give us time to negotiate a long term deal during the season.

Again I may be missing something though.

There is that word 'ELITE" tossed around this Dolphins blog at 9:53 AM.....

Never in my life have I seen this word (elite) used on a football team that over the past 20 years has been little more than mediocre....

Doing your job does not make you "elite"....it makes you a football player who "did his job"....

DC....what was that quote again.....dam....wish i had saved it....

If we want to shed mediocrity....lets take the first step and stop rewarding "servicable play" with the "elite" status.....

Two words ... Franchise Tag.

I meant 7:53 PM

I think signing Soliai is important but dont break the bank for him. THere has been way too many issues with him when it comes to his work ethic. I don't like lazy players and I'm sure the FO doesnt either. I truely believe he is a one year wonder that blossomed because of Mike Nolan. We can draft another NT or sign one and Nolan will teach him. The only issue is we already have so many holes on offense it makes it difficult to go back to defense.

I got to write this next post on a word document.....

You also have to notice Belechik never overpays ANYONE except Brady. We have overpaid bums for too long, this guy had 1/2 season of great play, I would prioritize Incognito first as the OL is a total mess with at least 2 holes to fill as it is. I would trust Nolan to plug the center of a D line

NH DOLPHAN....seems to me you have the most common sense post of the day.....with out a bunch of hindsight..."i saw this comming" ........BS.....

KRIS,

YOU CAN'T GIVE NH DOLPHAN ,THR POST OF THE DAY AWARD ,THE DAY STILL VERY YOUNG .

Aloco....its not the post of the day...but it is the COMMON SENSE post.....

I have been reading through last nights post.....whooo boy!....I need to get my boots on with all the BS being said.....

chemtrails, the aerosol assault

Flying and spraying again and again on you worthless cockroaches

kris, sorry I can't help, but you're talking to the wrong guy if you need short-term memory recall. But ask what I wore on my 4th birthday, I can remember that in a flash (a mind is a terrible thing to waste).

But I think Mando is right, Soliai should be the priority. No, he's not Haloti Ngata or Vince Wilfork, but he played very well last year for the most part. He was in the backfield a lot, and even got out on some tackles too. So, re-sign the guy and that's one less position we need to worry about.

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DB....since you are not a talent scout....its OK if you didn't see Paul Soliai....having a break out year this year.....NON OF US DID....to include the FO.....Thats why he was BENCHED in favor of a DE to take the starting job.....

It was only after INJURY that he was FORCED into more playing time......

You may not have posted anthing negative abut Soliai.....(neither did I...I rarely post negative about our players...other than Vernon Carey).....but I haven't seen you post this heaping praise that you are bestowing on him now.....

Can we just say he is a nice surprise....and leave it at that.....

I didn't see ONE post on here prior to the season starting....saying Soliai NEEDED more playing time...thats not true...his MOM said he could play.....

WHO DID A BETTER JOB LAST YEAR ;

1-SOLAI @ 440,000
2-MARSHALL @ 10 MILLION
3-FASANO @ 3.2 MILLION
4-R.BROWN @ 4.1 MILLION
5-ODRICK @ 3.7 MILLION

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DC.....I agree with a lot of what Armando has to say on this subject....but we have seen this story to many times.....athlete in CONTRACT year plays LIGHTS OUT....after a very mediocre start....and we never here from him again after he gets his guaranteed money....

Soliai was one HELL OF A PLAYER this year....but if it was my team...and I WAS WEARY of starting him...so much so that I moved a DE to NT....because I had that little faith in him.....

I wouldn't break the bank (BK) this year....pay him an average of the top 5 NT this year (franchise)....and if he has a great year again.....consider it an Honor to over pay him in 2012....

ALoco .39 cents

Solia was an outstanding player in 2010....So much so he should have been in the running for MOST IMPROVED PLAYER.....but I woudn't do 5 years...65 Mil on him just yet.....

No, you're right kris, I wouldn't franchise him. But don't let them fool you, Miami has LOTS of money available for personnel (they are currently 19th in the NFL in player salaries). He wants to stay here, so they won't need much incentive. Just give him some more money and move on.

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solai WILL BUY A NICE HOUSE IN FLORIDA AND LEAVE THE CONDO LIFE BEHIND AND BUY A SUDE JAKET SIZE 153

Moisture.

I think there is a very good chance Soliai will not get a big contract from the Dolphins. Last year he finally lived up to his potential under the added motivation of free agency after being an inconsistent developmental project for several seasons.

Hopefully he remains a hard worker should the Dolphins pay but there is a high probability he will lose his motivation once he gets a big contract.

DC...let me be clear..I would franchise him.....give him ONE MORE YEAR to play at a high level....

Its a kinda win-kinda win situation.....

Its a kinda win for the Dolphins because Soliai is unproven and aside from last year he really hadn't shown much....but maybe much wasn't expected from him either...and he was just living up to expectations....

Dolphins Pay him BIG TIME money for one year to see if he can do it again....If he has "arrived....he will cash in on TWO BIG PAY DAYS IN TWO YEARS...

Its a kinda win for Soliai for the reason's mentioned above...but if he gets injured,,,he's screwed....

Eddie...@ 8:52...well said....and thats what worries me....

Soliai...played his but off...he was constantly in the back feild and played with an inspiring passion....can he muster it again...and again...and again....

I think they should franchise him to find out.....

But that could sour relations......

In any case he needs to be in a FIN uniform next season.....he was really good last season...not "elite"...but really good

Home, found this for u heavy chemtrails like what u were talking/teaching about in Miami Dolphin country.
Heavy obvious chemtrails, esp near the end of short home video, caught live spraying in action.

YouTube - chem trails IN My back yard jan 30 2011
Jan 30, 2011 ... I also filmed these very chemtrails andposted a video up. I too took them from my back yard on Jan 30 2011 here in Broward County, Fl. ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=owDD-hstRT8 - Cached

Home....by now every should have seen the chemtrails outside of their house's/place of residence....you can lead a horse to water....but you can't make them drink

I LOVE SOME FANS WANT SOLAI TO PLAY AT HIGH LEVEL WITHOUT PAYING HIM BUT WHEN IT COMES TO FASANO,BESS,MARSHALL ,BROWN ,IT'S OK TO PAY BIG BUCKS WITHOUT SEEING ANY RETURN FOR THE MONEY .

Is it really any of your business how much an owner of a sports team is willing to pay a player?

Who the Hell cares?

Their paycheck has no bearing whatsoever on your life.Furthermore, it is none of your business.

For the love of God man, Do any of you jockstrap sniffers have a clue what is going on in the real world you live in?

Home, help the dumbed down jock sniffing worthless slaves.It is too hard for me to try to communicate with this species of ignorant naive dumbed down drones.

Aloco...do you really love it....or are you just being sarcastic....cause if you are you are hurting my feelings...
:(

Jan 30 2011 here in Broward County, Fl. ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=owDD-hstRT8 - Cached

you're a genious mando. I'm so happy to come on this site and read your stuff. Maybe some of your genious will rub off on me.

KRIS,

IT'S OK TO HAVE DIFFERENT VIEWS THAN YOURS ,I SEE THAT YOU TRIED HARD IN YOUR LAST POST TO IMPLY TO KEEP SOLAI FOR CHEAP IF WE CAN .............. I AGREE WITH YOU MOST OF THE TIME BUT YOU GOT TO ALLOW ME TO DISAGREE A FEW TIMES .


GO DOLPHINS

Whatever contract we give solia we have to make sure there is a clause that we can get out of if he baloons up next year.
Remember solia was fat as hell until this year and he lost his weight because this is a contract year. I can see him getting back to 390 quickly after he signs his contract

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have a HARRPy day :(

Aloco... I was just joking man....none of this stuff hurts my feelings..... :)

Actually in response to your post about Brown...Fasano...Marshall....

I would say Marshall earned his pay...and I don't know why Fasano got an extension......I know it was after the GB game...and the now famous "TE THROW BACK SCREEN PASS"....

I know it was considered a lot of production from the TE postion from us.....but again I say....doing your job...doesn't make you "elite"....it makes you a good football player

I for one would like to keep PS, but with the salary cap there is just so much money to go around. PS should be a priority, but at a reasonable price. And please how many of you that are now advocating signing PS at any price, wanting to cut him immediately last year. Please give the TS and JI credit that they didn't listen to your garbage.

ALoco, where can I find info on players salaries? I've always wanted to know what players are getting paid each year. And how the team manages that.

Plus Aloco...franchising Soliai won't be cheap by any means.....

If they franchise him...they will take the TOP 5 saleries from the NT postion...add then up......divide them by 5 and give him the average...for one years work....I don't know what the numbers are...but I am sure he will make more money in a franchise year tha most of us would/should be able to spend in our life time....he will be OK.....

phinsfan78,

one way to do that is ,let say you looking for odrick salary ,

YOU GOOGLE . (( ODRICK CONTRACT ))

Mike33076...it gets better than that....not only are some wanting to sign PS back.....its deeper than a case of amnesia...when we conviently forget we wanted to cut the player.....

Some are writing revionist history when "they knew" all along he was had "flashes or flickers" of dominance......

Its never dull on here

I for one never saw anything from Soliai other than a body to take up space, be a back-up, and maybe get you 10-15 plays a game....and hope he didn't give up anything to big.....

Thank God...I'm not in charge of anything....Soliai might have been in a Pats uniform before the season......

KRIS,

I THINK THAT IS THE BEST WAY TO DO IT AND IF HE GETS INJURED THE DOLPHINS WILL BE SAFE .

I agree Aloco...injured or lazy....

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