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Breakout players for 2011 -- whenever that starts

Before we head into the weekend (which some fools are claiming will be the final one as May 21 is supposed to be the end of the world) I want to give you my personal list of Dolphins players I believe should be on everyone's list of breakout players for the 2011 season.

...Whenever that 2011 season gets underway.

Breakout players are defined as players who have yet to show their signature talent. They are young players who have much potential but little in the way of stellar production to show for that potential. Cameron Wake had a breakout season in 2010.

The next Cameron Wake for the Dolphins?

My list:

1. Guard John Jerry: He was a starter much of last season but struggled finding his niche and then keeping it because he battled a sickness and that kept him from perfecting his technique and he wasn't strong enough and he probably needed a lesson in being a professional. Enough of that. It's the second season. The hope is he's working to get stronger as prescribed by the club's strength and conditioning coaches and he is going to get every opportunity to be a starter -- with every opportunity being defined as he's a starter Day 1 of training camp and then it's up to him to keep the job.

2. Cornerback Vontae Davis: Next season will be his third as a starter. It's time to live up to the grand potential he showed as a rookie. Davis is easily the most physical of all Miami corners. He works hard to get his body right. He works at the art of playing CB. But last season he had only one interception to show for his trouble. He had four interceptions as a rookie. You might claim he wasn't picked on nearly as much as he was as a rookie and that is correct. But he was beaten for at least four TD passes. That's not the ratio of interceptions-to-TDs anyone expects from a star CB. And make no mistake, Davis has the potential to be a star. It's time for him to reach that potential.

3. Free safety Reshad Jones: This kid is a ball magnet. He always seems to be around the football. The football always seems to be around him. It stands to reason the Dolphins, who want more game-changing plays in their defensive backfield, will give such a player an opportunity to win a starting job. If Jones continues to show that ball magnet ability, it would then make sense he bursts out of his role as a special teams player and situational player.

4. Wide receiver Marlon Moore: You cannot coach speed. Moore has it. He showed that potential with that 57-yard TD catch against Oakland last year. Coaches saw that and their eyes popped out. Unfortunately, Moore wasn't ready for more work. The following week he dropped a couple of passes and his chance for more playing time diminished. But a young wide receiver typically makes the biggest leap in ability between his first and second year. Moore is getting ready for that second year. A caveat: Most NFL wide receivers get plenty of work in that offseason between their roookie and second seasons. Moore isn't getting that with the Dolphins due to the lockout.

5. Defensive end Phillip Merling: Coaches were hoping for big things from Merling at this time last year. He was seemingly starting to figure out how to be a professional. Then he blew out his Achilles' tendon jogging on his own a month before training camp. He had to wait until the final five games to work himself off the Non-football Injury list. It wasn't a total loss, but it wasn't what everyone expected, either. Merling gets another chance at it this year -- hopefully while completely healthy. A big hint whether he'll be primed for a big year is how well Merling practices when training camp opens. He is known for at times not being a great worker in practice.

HONORABLE MENTIONS -- Koa Misi, Jared Odrick: Misi collected 4.5 sacks as a rookie mostly on sheer desire and refusal to quit. He was playing the SOLB for the first time in his career. He was playing in the NFL for the first time. He was probably a little undersized in that he needed to improve his upper body strength. As for technique ... what technique? The assignment this offseason and training camp is to address all those. We'll see the results.

Odrick was an instant starter at RDE. That says something about the kid. Unfortunately for the Dolphins, they were not able to see the fruits of his potential. After a solid training camp, Odrick broke his leg in the season-opener. Four weeks later, he sustained an injury to the other leg that forced him out the remainder of the season. He gets a new start in 2011. The club has high hopes for him. So do I.

Check back Monday for more Dolphins information and analysis. Also, please follow me on twitter. Finally, I guarantee you the world will not end on Saturday. I have a Most Highly placed Source.

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THE MAVORICKS WILL BE THE WINNER OF THE NBA CAHMPONSHIP THERE IS NO DOUBT. WHEN THEY WIN I WILL HAVE MY CHAT BRIAN AND CHAMPANE AND THE JOBLESS GANG OF DEFEAT HAS THERE TOAST AND WARM BEER

NOBODY REMEMBERS THE HEAT THAT THEY WON IN 2007 OR 2005 . ONLY THE TEAMS LIKE THE LAKERS AND THE CELTICS THEY REMEMBER.

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Posted by: ALoco | May 22, 2011 at 11:48 PM

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Spoken like a true Patriots fan.

THE MAVORICKS WILL BE THE WINNER OF THE NBA CAHMPONSHIP THERE IS NO DOUBT. WHEN THEY WIN I WILL HAVE MY CHAT BRIAN AND CHAMPANE AND THE JOBLESS GANG OF DEFEAT HAS THERE TOAST AND WARM BEER

Posted by: ALoco | May 22, 2011 at 11:47 PM

WTF is a CHAT BRIAN?

ALoco-Cuban Menance Salguero,

Everyone in the world remebers the Heat won the 2006 final save for you. As any pro basketball fan in the world who Shaq won a ring with besides Kobe and I guarantee they'll say D-Wade.

$0.02,

Should the Heat win the NBA title this year I'll consider it "stealing one." Because it took so much of 2010-11 cap just to sign the "big 3", this year the team is basically Bosh-Wade-James and the "cheerleading squad" winning the title.

Next season they'll be able to put "better pieces around "the big 3" and it will be over with for the next 7-8yrs for the rest of the nba as far as title hopes. Especially if the big 3 show that they can "steal" a title this year with only cheerleaders as teamates. The only real keeper is Haslem.

Also dont forget Chris Paul is a fa next season. If he's willing to sacrifice the real huge payday we may can sign him. The 2011-12 Miami Heat could look like this:

D-Wade---- Shooting Guard
C-Paul---- Point Guard
L-James--- Small Forward
C-Bosh---- Power Forward
U-Haslem-- Center

Sign at least two players to upgrade the bench and the Heat just may tie or break the Jordan-Bulls 72-10 regular season win mark.

Plus with a starting lineup like this:

D-Wade---- Shooting Guard
C-Paul---- Point Guard
L-James--- Small Forward
C-Bosh---- Power Forward
U-Haslem-- Center


You can keep 3 very dangerous scorers on the floor at all times. No other team in the nba would be able to boast of that.

.02 THE CHAT BRIAN IS THE VERY BEST STEAK LIKE A FILET MINON FROM FRENCH . I WILL EAT THIS AFTER THE MAVORICKS WIN AND THE GANG OF DEFEAT HAS THERE TOAST AND BEER

DB..WELL I DIDNT REMEMBERED IT AND I BET MOST OF THE PEOPLE DONT. NOT LIKE WHEN THE LAKERS AND ESPECALLY THE CELTICS HAVE WON THERE CHAMPONSHIPS

Now that we are facing the Final Days of the Oprah Winfrey Show I am filled with deep sadness and great melancholy. Never shall we see the likes of her again, never shall her laughter and wisdom fill our living rooms.

I hope that Oprah bestows her blessings upon us as she departs.

It is my firm belief that future generations will recognize her extraordinary power and metaphysical nature. I will predict that Oprah shall attain Sainthood by no later than the year 2050.

Dolphans,

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have a HAARPy day :(

Don't forget AJ Edds, he missed all of last year with an injury and I expect he will be back as a starting ILB this year, his pass coverage skills are excellent and I think he will be the future leader of this defense.

IS IT ME OR DOES CHEIF DYING BREED ON HERE 24/7 WHIKE THE REST OF AMERICA IS OUT WORKING CHIEF BREED TYPES.

YEEEESSSSSS !! I LOVE YOU !


Gigi says:
May 22, 2011 at 11:59 pm
DITTO!!!!!


NJ PHIN FAN says:
May 23, 2011 at 12:00 am
WOOHOO !!! i left you an e mail baby !!


Gigi says:
May 23, 2011 at 12:02 am
I will check in a few thanks!!!


NJ PHIN FAN says:
May 23, 2011 at 12:02 am
Plus read the previous page towards the bottom , you ‘re going to laugh

LOL AT NJ PHIN FAN,WHAT A BUFFOON, I GUESS HE THINKS HE'S Talking to a Chick but it's really me.... LOL..........


THE MAVORICKS WILL BE THE WINNER OF THE NBA CAHMPONSHIP THERE IS NO DOUBT. WHEN THEY WIN I WILL HAVE MY CHAT BRIAN AND CHAMPANE AND THE JOBLESS GANG OF DEFEAT HAS THERE TOAST AND WARM BEER

ALoco | May 22, 2011 at 11:47 PM

What the hell is a chat Brian ? Aloco/Armando you always talk about "The Gang of Defeat" but I don`t know who`s a bigger defeatest than you. In the 06 Finals Udonis Haslem shut Dirk Nowitski down!!! I suggest you go look at the tape cause Haslem was as big a part of that as anybody, his D was off the charts and it gave Dirk all kinds if fits!! If Miami gets past Chicago then size them up for rings because the difference will be Def. they play none in the Western Conf. while the East is all about it.

People have really gone out of their way to discredit anything Miami.....

A few weeks ago it was Aloco/Saluego sining the Celtics praises.....

Then last week it was Odin....rooting for the Bulls.....

and before the Chicago series is even over Aloco/Salugero crowns the Mavs Champs.....

WTF!!!!!!!!!!!!

F4L,ITS A FRENCH STEAK,YOU BEING A FARMER IEM SHOCKED YUO DIDNT KNOW THAT,ENJOY YOUR BEAR AND PRETZALS.

FAKE ALOCO AT 9;49.

I understand its been almost 40 years since we have won a SB....and ober 30 years since we have even sniffed SB panties.....

Have the Dolphins beat you guys down SO BAD that you no longer know what a championship team looks like.....

ARE THE STARS TO BRIGHT??????

Would you prefer the HEAT try and win with ACORNS and DALLAS MAVERICKS CASTOFFS?????

This team is championship Caliber.....and will be for a LONG....LONG....LONG TIME!!!!

SO GET USED TO IT!!!!!!

This is how you win a championship.....with STAR PLAYERS.....STAR TALENT....Collect Talent....then make good decisions with that talent.....

Its a sad state of affairs when a fan base can no longer believe whats in front of their two eyes.....

They would rather dig up an acorn....then accept the TREE that is theirs for the taking.....

I blame years of inepptitude/followed by Ireland and Sporano's incessant yammering about VALUE AND ACORNS....which leads to fans buying into never ending trade back scenario's......and the dolphins collecting less talented players.....which equals US having to stuggle every game.....

TALENT=WINS....

KRIS IS CURENTLY TRING TO BE PRESADENT OF THE GANG OF DEFEET.

TRYING.

yeah Armando/Aloco/Menace.....

Supporting the HEAT qualifies me as having a defeatist attitude.....

DONT PUT ME WITH YOUR LEEDER MR.MENECE.


F4L,ITS A FRENCH STEAK,YOU BEING A FARMER IEM SHOCKED YUO DIDNT KNOW THAT,ENJOY YOUR BEAR AND PRETZALS.

ALoco | May 23, 2011 at 10:01 AM

Then go to France and eat one monkey boy as for me I`m just fine with my T-bone steaks and so you know it`s spelled "Beer" And yes I will enjoy mine with some pretzals while enjoying game 4. You can go on and enjoy your time with your Teddy "Bear"

FAKE ALOCO AT 10:01.

Hey Aloco,

Maybe you can go to Italy and have a Goat Cheese Pizza didn`t you say you use to live there ? Or while your at it maybe Spain and get you some Chickens Alfredo

F4L,TELL US ABOUT YOUR FIRST LOVE.

WHAT WILL THE JOBLESS GANG OF DEFEAT DO WHEN ORPAH IS GONE? THEY ARE GOING TO CRY AND THROW THING AROUND THERE TRAILORS.

Aloco,

If there faking you so much why don`t you register and sign in blue ? If I were you and constantly had to come on to tell people it wasn`t me I`d have done something about it by now.

While we can't crown the HEAT champs yet....lets get behind them...in hopes that their winning puts PRESSURE on Mr. Ross and this FO to put a winner on the feild as well.

DA BULLS CAN'T WIN WHEN THE REFS ARE ON DA HEAT SIDE.

Aloco,

Her name was Janet, I was 15 years old and I tore that fur patch up buddy !!!!

"If you want to Crown their a ss's....then crown their a ss's.......WE LET'EM OFF THE HOOK"!!!

One of the best coaching Tyraids EVER.....

LOL FIN,NOTHING LIKE A FIRST LOVE.

To whom it may concern

Chat Brian is .....

Chateaubriand : The Chateaubriand steak is a recipe of a particular thick cut from the tenderloin

Just had some Chateaubriand at the HoBo camp just off the railroad tracks in my area...it went great with strawberry Thunderbird wine.

Then there was the Teramisu for desert followed by a nice glass of 67 port.

HoBo life is very underated.

Soiled :)

NOW HAVE TO PLAY THE PART OF DA JETS FANS.

BEING A BULLS FAN.

OR RATHER I WOULD BE LIKE A FINS FAN ON A JETS BLOG.

KRIS YOU CAN CROWN THEM BECAUSE THE NBA HAS.

THEY HAVE GOTTEN EVERY CALL.

ALL THREE GAMES THEY GOT THE CALLS TO GO THIER WAY.

What`s up Kris!!!!! JUSTIN CREDIBLE I don`t know what game you were watching last night but if not for some timely 3 pointers by Deng it would have been a laugher. The only worry I have is I wonder if Wade wasn`t hurt in that fall he took last second vs. Boston because he seems to have trouble extending and finnishing at the hoop. He has played maybe his worst post season Basketball of his whole career and it appears to me he has some sort of trouble in his ribs.

IF...the refs are on the HEAT's side.....well then good.....you get Home town calls 2 ways....

1-you win more than you lose....ESPECIALLY AT HOME!!!

2-You have SUPERSTAR PLAYERS who can draw that imaginary holding call.....or PI on thrd down.....you have the QB who get roughing the passer on 4th and long with the game on the line.....

How do you get all of the above mentioned things....

WIN....When you WIN/ARE KNOWN AS A WINNER....you can FUMBLE THE BALL before you cross the goal line.....the OTHER TEAM can hand the ref the RECOVERED fumble.....and the ref can rule that POSSESION COULD NOT BE ESTABLISHED.....

Thats how WINNER's get treated.....

Kris,

ALoco/Salguero wont ign in blue because know one's faking him but himself. A guy complaining about faking himself is so mentally off the charts its totally unfathomable for mere mortals like us to even imagine.

What really shocks me most about ALoco Salguero is how long did it take this idiot to even learn to turn on a computer.

SoiledBottom @10:46,

LMFAO!!! As usual you come thru and put up something hilarious, kudos !!!!!!

Fin4life......Whats up!!!!

Feeling good about the HEAT's chances...maybe it will help light a fire under Mr. Ross...

AHH CHEIF BREED, HOW WAS FARMING THES MORNING?,BTW,DID YOU FEED THE DONKYS TO?

DB....with Aloco Salugero....everything is a fake post....

Like he said to me earler in this blog....."he thought I would have figured it out by now"....

The thing is ...I did figure it out......and HE knows it.....

Heat haters just remember this:

"Not 1, not 2, not 3, not 4, not 5, not 6...but 7 NBA championships!"

Guess what, should we win this year we've stolen one championship. This year its basically Bosh-James-Wade and the cheerleaders. This offseason the Heat have more money to sign better help.

Bring snikers bars Heat haters, its going to be a very long wait! LOL..........

snickers

YOU ARE THE LAZY UNEDUCATE ONE SITTING IN YOURE CHAIR JOBLESS EVERY DAY COLECTING YOURE WELFAIR. ALLWAYS ON HERE DAY AND NIGHT WRITING FROM YOURE TRAILOR WHILE I GO TO WORK. YOU WILL BE VERY DEPRESED WHEN ORPAH GOES OFF TV AND WILL CRY AND PRAY THAT SHE COMES BACK ON.

This guy ALoco Salguero spends more time here than nearly all of us combined then boast we're collecting welfare. Isnt being "a paid shill" sort of like collecting welfare too? LOL......

This guy ALoco Salguero gets paid a penny a post and makes 2 pennies a post for each post he can initiate others into posting. LOL........

kris @10:16,

Good post and very true it`s been so long I don`t remember what SB panties look like much less sniff them. We have gotten so use to being mediocre that anything resembling a Wild Card season is cause for a SB style celebration remember in the land of the blind the one-eyed man is King.

YOU GUYS WERE TALKING TO FAKE ALoco whO'S FAKED BY DYING BREED............ ANY WAY GO TO PFT WHERE HENNE HAVE SAID (( I WILL NOT CHANGE THE WAY I AM PLAYING ))........VERY NICE ARTICLE .


CHIEF BREED,WHAT WILL YOU HAVE FORE LUNCH TODAY?A 12 PACK OF BUD?.

Life at the Salguero Mansion


Mrs. Salguero : Armando will you please get off the computer, your daughter has a school project and need to do some research.

Mr. Salguero : Just 1 sec honey, almost done.


CAUSE ALL Yu kNOW is DEFEET...GANg...NOw GO EAT GOaT CHEeSE


ALOCO


Mr. Salguero : Ok Honey I'm done


Soiled :)

FINS4LIFE:

THEY MADE A BUNCH OF CALLS THAT I FELT WAS BS.

IF YOUR GOING TO ALLOW THE HEAT TO PLAY THAT HARD ON D THEN LET DA BULLS PLAY HARD ALSO.

NOW DON'T GET ME WRONG I THOUGHT IT WAS WRONG WHEN THEY DID IT FOR MIKE AND SCOTTY.

BUT I'M SURE WE ALL WOULD AGREE WE WOULD TAKE A WIN ANY WAY WE GET IT.

I DON'T THINK DA HEAT WOULD HAVE WON A GAME WITHOUT THE HELP OF THE REFS.

Aloco,

I will be having a 12 of tall boys, Shlitz Malt liquor also some MD 20/20 GRAPE

OF 2011 HENNE SAID... (( IT'S NOT MY JOB YET ,I STILL HAVE TO COMPETE FOR IT ))................

ARMANDO..... CAN YOU WRITE A NEW POST ABOUT WHAT HENNE HAVE SAID ................

OK PEOPLE,IVE GOT TOO GO TO WORK TO SUPPORT CHEIF BREED AND THE REST OF THE GANG OF DEFEET SO THEY CAN POST 24/7. ENJOY DONKYS.

FAKE ALoco,


you were funny the YOU ENDED YOUE POST W/ ENJOY DONKYS ...THAT'S BAD .

IT'S ARMANDO'S JOB TO TELL US WHO'S THE FAKE ALoco to silent aLL THESE BLOGGERS .....BUT IT WILL NEVER HAPPENES B/C ARMANDO ENJOYS THE FAKING GAME .

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