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Dolphins to conduct private workout with Newton

Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton has a private workout scheduled with the Dolphins, a source is telling the NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora.

Newton, perhaps the most scrutinized and talked-about player in the draft, also has workouts scheduled with Carolina, Washington, Buffalo, Minnesota, Tennessee, Cincinnati and Cleveland, according to the report.

What does that all mean?

It means Newton is such a compelling and imposing quarterback talent that teams at the very top of the draft are going to give him serious consideration. And it also means there is no clear consensus on Newton as a franchise quarterback type because teams slated to select well into the first round are looking very closely because he might be around when they select.

The Dolphins?

General Manager Jeff Ireland has promised to do all his homework on quarterbacks. Thank God! The Dolphins need a game-changer at the position so they are apparently leaving no pebble unturned and dismissing no possibility in an effort to upgrade.

Picking Newton, assuming he is available when the Dolphins select at No. 15, isn't necessarily an instant upgrade. Wherever he is selected, the chances of him starting immediately are slim. The kid is a physical speciman at 6-foot-5 and 248 pounds. He runs like the wind. He has a bazooka for an arm.

And having said that, there are questions about his footwork, accuracy, technique, ability to adjust to a pro-style attack after playing in the spread offense at Auburn, and there are questions about how quickly he'll learn to recognize coverages and be able to manipulate safeties.

So there's a lot to investigate on Newton.

If you ask me, I am thrilled the Dolphins are doing the work.

And yes, despite all the questions, I'd love for Miami to take him if he's available at No. 15. I don't think he'll be there.

But I have a dream.

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Odin, I'm driving up to drink with you and BS, will also bring my favorite guns.....no football, gotta do something with my time....no, the wife is not coming!!!! How about it!!!

but for the record my math does such....its about as good as my spelling....i'm checking this one for errors

Kris,

I TOLD YOU I wasn't an expert in math, what did you EXPECT?

DUH!?!?

Its all good Odin......

Redsky,

I just got custody of my two youngest and my oldest just returned from Afghanistan.

He's bringing my Grand Daughter up with him for Spring Break. It will be the first time the 5 of us will all be together in the same place in a LONG TIME(5?-I hope I counted that right or Kris will probably make fun of me AGAIN).

Anyway, Redsky stop on by. Just look for a Bonfire and Beer Cans!

WHOOP! WHOOP!

whats it matter, theres no season anyways

Kris, just try to cancel DirecTv NFL Package, zero chance, once you pay the first payment, you are stuck. Enjoy

first payment hasnt come yet. but every year i say im gonna cancel it to them and they lower price by least 100 bucks. they are very easy to trick into savings

Direc Tv....I know..... the man has me over a barrel....again.....

Thanks for the advice Bill...i'll remember that....

ODISEYES,

YOU CAN COACH THE APE CITY GORILAS AND ALSO THERE SPANISH LADY GORILA CHEERLEDERS BUT THE GANG OF DEFEAT WILL BE IN APE CITY JAIL WHEN THE BIG GAME AGANST VULTURE CITY IS HAPPENING. I AM GOING TO HAMITON CANADIA TO SEE THE CAT TIGERS PLAY THEY ARE MY TEAM NOW

Ring of Fire
HAARP triggered earthquakes and volcanic eruptions

Expect devastation

have a HAARPy day :(

Spanish Lady Gorilla Cheer Leaders you say????

I guess we'll be taking applications.

Anybody know how to Bikini Wax a Gorilla????

Ring of Fire?

Good tune!

You oughta hear my rendition of Folsom Prisom Blues!

Devastations the name of the game.

I ABSOLUTELY DESTROY every Mini-Keg of Heineken that strays into my path.

COMPLETE CARNAGE!!!!

kris,

There are guys here who have said, and I quote, 'Let's draft a QB in the first round every three years until we get it right.' Brilliant strategy! Let's keep changing things up every three years until we hit on one. It's from the blueprint of that other successful team......eh....oh yeah....there hasn't been one that's been successful with this plan.

The talk is guys that free agency might start at midnight tonight. So my question is, number one is Ireland prepared?....and number two, who if anybody, would you like to see as a member of the Dolphins this time tomorrow?

SHEESH, I didn't know that TypePad SHEESH that converts your name to blue. SHEESH. See, KRIS, everybody has their mental limitations(even me, heehee).

I WANT TO SEE AGAIN THE CONQEST OF THE PLANET OF APES IT IS WHERE THE MONKEYS WEAR THERE ORANGE SUITS AND THEY ARE IN CHANS AND THEN THEY FINALLY GET ANGRY AND THEN THEY HAVE THE RIOT OF MONKEY AGANST MAN AND THEN THEY BURN UP THE CITY AND THEN THEY MAKE THE PEOPLE BE THERE SLAVES

Had to get that out. Actually, I'm mad as hell and I'm not sure I can take it anymore from these owners and players. The worst is that we Fans can do nothing about these money-grabbing element. Any ideas?

Craig,

Good question.

In all seriousness my bet would be that Ireland will be prepared in the MOST broad and general sense of the word.

Translation: NOPE!

Having said that, I find myself ill prepared as well. I don't even have a good grasp on who is/will be available.

I'd be looking at Guards, Right tackles and an ILB that could send Clam Chowder back to the swamp once and for all!

That seems to me a little drastic, ALoco.

And what hurts most is that they are playing around WITH OUR MONEY.

FA? why bother, there will be no season, things will really drag out now. this gives henne more time to practice hitting the water from a boat.

I know nothing about certification, de-certification or counterfeiting. Why? Because us Fans are not included in these dealings. Am I ranting too much?

Listen, you can play with the chain but not with the monkey. That's it.

No thanks. I'd rather draft a good quarterback.

hilarious cba. seriously though the season is basically over

the players and owners arent even close. now the players sue the owners. what a waste, no football will be awful this year. and most of the head players are saying it will be a 2 year deal

so, basically what this all means is the players are taking it to the nfl claiming that it is a monopoly and by not negotiating the players have no chance of marketing their services as professional football players or future professional football players, as in the case of von miller, because the nfl is the only professional league in which they can do so.

sorry to say this but when you look at what the players just lost in the decertification process they put themselves in a very sticky situation. they lost benefits such as pensions, health insurance, etc. in looking at it this may not have been the smartest thing for them to have done. they won in doty's court before but there is a "stat" (here's another one) that the defendents in anti trust suits won 221 of 222 cases. not very good odds.

trade the first pick for kevin kolb. point blank. he's proven and can step right in and make us contend right away. we can get a good running back later in the draft. And we need offensive linemen. Defense is good 6th over all. we get rodrick back this year, so its basically his rookie year this year. Merlin to will be back. If Sprano wants to keep his job, he better trade for Kolb.

when was the last time we took a QB in the 1st rd?

i'm not too happy with chad henne stayed with miami dolphins again. i dont like him at all. so, miami dolphins needed to look for a star qb like dan marino...

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