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Marc Bulger perhaps more attractive than you think

Marc Bulger.

I advise you to think Marc Bulger.

Why, you ask in an inquisitive voice, should I think of Marc Bulger on the Memorial Day weekend? Well, as I shared with you in a previous post, the NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora was reporting the Broncos are more likely than not to keep Kyle Orton when the season eventually gets underway. That seemingly eliminates one semi-attractive veteran quarterback option.

Yet another post this week had Bengals owner Mike Brown swearing Carson Palmer won't be traded, thus putting a dead end sign on that possible veteran QB avenue.

The possibilities are dwindling, folks.

So today when LaCanfora did his weekly segment on my radio show, Armando and the Amigo, I had to ask, what legitimate most likely options that leaves the Dolphins? We both agreed not Kevin Kolb of Philadelphia. We both agreed not likely Donovan McNabb.

We both agreed Marc Bulger is a possibility.

Disclaimer: The last time I saw Bulger play was 2008 in St. Louis and he looked tentative, worn, and frankly, a little afraid to stand in the pocket. I thought he was done. LaCanfora acknowledged that Bulger was not good in his latter Rams days. But he told me something I didn't know about Bulger's most recent stint as a backup with Baltimore in 2010.

"I have some pretty good sources on the Ravens," he said. "When I talked to people there they were very impressed with Bulger. They told me when he's on the field and running the offense, the ball often doesn't hit the ground ... They believe he's going to be a very good quarterback in 2011. They would love to keep him in Baltimore as the backup but they think someone will sign him to compete to start or be a bridge quarterback and a pretty good one at that."

Bulger makes sense for Miami because he does have plenty of experience. He has had time to recover from the beating he suffered in 2008-2009. He won't require draft choice compensation. He won't be extremely expensive to sign. He is not exclusively a West Coast offense guy like McNabb and others. And the last time someone took a chance on a seemingly washed up former St. Louis QB, it paid off handsomely.

Kurt Warner went from New York Giants has-been to Super Bowl QB in Arizona.

I'm not saying Bulger will reap similar benefits for his next team. I'm not saying he will be the answer to Miami's QB problems for the next five years. The truth of the matter is the Dolphins are not likely to find that guy in free agency or via trade. Those guys don't just show up on your doorstep.

So if that is what you're hoping for, don't bank on it. I've told you, Peyton Manning isn't signing with Miami.

I'm just saying don't dismiss Bulger out of hand as a Miami possibility. He might not turn the franchise around. But he would serve as competition fo Chad Henne. At this point, that may be the only possbility the Dolphins might be left with.

 

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Wow! Wishing someones family member dead?

An American soldier no less?

I hope your lunacy hinges on some type of drug addiction or something similar. There's always a chance you could get clean and sober.

On the other hand, there's just no cure for stupid.

Never a good reason to wish anybody dead, unless they are a terrorist or evil dictator.

Rob in OC,

Well if my post was good at 1pm, yours was even better at 4:10. Surprisingly we agree with a lot of what was in your post.

I agree with you that a QB should have been drafted but when you consider 4 were gone by the time we drafted and we didn't have a second round pick, I don't think it's surprising we didn't end up with one. For me it was either going to be Kaepernick or Dalton and I think the fact we didn't have a second round pick was the reason we didn't end up getting one of these two guys. I think it would have cost us our first round pick next year to have been able to draft one of them in the second and I think we all would agree we would have been p*ssed had Ireland of done that. Thomas wasn't the guy I wanted. Leshoure was the guy I liked the best, followed by Ryan Williams. Failing that I would have liked to have seen Demarco Murray added. Again, with the way things fell, not having a second round and all, I don't think it was meant to be. I have no problem with what Ireland gave up to move up and take Thomas. When you look at it, he really gave up a fifth and a seventh to take the guy. Most of those guys don't usually work out, so now problem. I'm not NEARLY as sold on Taiwan Jones as you are.

And you're last comment is very accurate...it's kind of hard to even think or get excited about football these days. Each day and week that passes I feel less secure that there will be a season. I know there is a lot of posturing going on from both sides right now but the fact there are no discussions going on is disappointing.

Gotta root for my Home Town Bulls!!!!
I live for Miami Football, Basketball, not so much........................
GO BULLS!!!!
ValHalla!!!!
Posted by: odinseye | May 15, 2011 at 08:36 PM

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Miami wins 4 - 1.
Miami sends the Chicago Moo Cows home for the summer.
The Moo Cows get to sit at home and eat grass and regurgitate.

HalVallah!

Where have you gone bob griese....

I was in Sun Life Stadium this morning. I was down own field, the luxury box levels, locker room(eveen taking home a gatorade towel as a momento), even got to see the 2 SB trophies displayed in the trophy case.

Wow, it was so unbelievable to be able to do this today. It was all possible because I have a relative who actually works at Sun Life Stadium. Also got all kinds of inside scoops of stories going on that only those who are employed thier may have privy too.

Oh yeah, also saw the elevator only Steven Ross himself and the coaches are privy to. The box seats right at the 50yd line. The lounge is very nice too.

Yeah and I saw the inside air conditioned batting cage the Marlins are using for pregame batting practice. The opposition batting practice cage is inside too, only it isnt airconditioned like that of the home team Marlins.

What was really cool about the Dolphins locker room is that there are flat screen tv monitors encircling inside. So during halftime these guys are actually watching and hearing everything the tv announcers are saying about them and what they need to do to be successful in the 2nd half.

Guys doing the the full stadium tour this morning was just so fantastic!

Bulger is done. His YPA and Rating fell every year after 2006, the last decent season he had as a starter. Hell, Trent Green in 2007 was a more viable option.

I'd rather just stick with Henne and Thigpen if Bulger is the alternative.

TO BE OR NOT TO BE .....

Penith Lamb Sausages

Ahhhh yes I'm getting pumped for another train wreck season in miAmi. Tony Sparano? Dead man walking!

And when you say Miami you're talking super bowl

God bless America! Thank you soldiers, current and past!

Doesn't 'God Bless America' sound arrogant? If there is a god would he bless one country over another? Favoritism?

GO SOX, GO BRUINS!!. see that's how real teams and ccoaches do it. you get the best players that are out there to become a winner. the dolphins need to learn that is the way to do it. or do they enjoy being horrible every year?

it's going to be really embarassing when a wrestling event draws more people than the dolphins will!

The Platypus(puss? puses?)are rare and amazing animals(I know one who conducts a Radio show). They have hair(but also a bill) and produce a high-pitched squeaking sound like static in the Air. Platipussis, say the Aborigines, can be used to satisfy yourself sexually if the bushes are empty(however you must choose a female for that purpose as the male has a poisonous claw and can sting your d--k). After banging them on top of you, the Aborigines say you should place them gently in the water(they are also aquatic), and if they float, say a prayer for them(as they are also Sacred).

I WONDER HOW THE GANG OF DEFEAT LOVED THERE CHEAP BACON THIS MORNING?

ODIN,WHET KIND OF ANAMAL FLESH WILL YOU BE GRELLING TODAY?

Until the NFL ends this lockout, this is all speculation. Until the lockout ends, there will not be a 2011 season.

Geez, the only name you haven't hashed through on your QB mania trip is Dolphin Denny.

Aloco,

I've been "slow gtilling" my brain all weekend!

I'm TOAST! I woke up drunk this morning. Doritos and Beer for breakfast.

About 2:00 oclock this morning a Thunder Storm broke up my Bon Fire Jamboree! People were scurrying for the barn, the pavilion and the house. I even found some people drinking in my lawn mower shed-LOL.

My living room looked like a refugee camp this morning!

Life is GOOD!

Valhalla!!!!

Is there a "T" in GRILLING????

Bottoms Up!

LOL @ ODIN,DID YUO GET TO EAT CHEAP BACON YET?

AND GOVARMENT CHEESE?

In the Natural History of Man there are anemona(ae), fishes, batracious beings, weird birds rats and monkeys and now, of course, queers of all kinds.

OSKAR,TELL US WHAT YOUL BE GRILING,AND WHAST TYPE OF CONDIMENTS WILL YUO BE SERVING LATER.

Hell, we ate a lot of excellent Government cheese(military rations) and Spam back in 1961-63.

OSCAR,HAVE YUO TALKING TO ANY GANG OF DEFEAT MEMBERS THIS MORNIG?

Through the years we have found that lightly fried spam along with some milky cheese are very satisfying as an "entree".

THOUGH IOTS ONLY NOONE THERE STILL ASLEAP.

The Air from the Bay makes us float to near There.

I don't know how to cook so I just buy those bacon bits and sprinkle them on top of those powdered eggs you just add boiling water. White toast and nescafe and you have a killer breakfast really easy.

Craig M,

Excellent Post @ 7:20! I believe we think more alike than some of our verbal squabbles let on. I really like the backs you posted. If Murray stays healthy he has game. Leshoure is a hard runner as well. Thomas would be down my list a bunch. I say Alex Green in GB will be a stud. That's who I wanted Miami to get . You are correct, I like Taiwan Jones a lot and it sounds like you ate Luke warm on him at best. That's what makes the draft fun to guess the studs from the duds.

Thanks for the reply Craig. Cheers!

Bulger would be yet another in a long list of "Stop Gap" alternatives since Marino. He only excelled when he had among the best lines in the league, and when he was 4 or 5 years younger. I say start guessing the worst teams of next year's season, and try to trade something for their first rounders. If we can pull that off, then go for Andrew Luck.

On this special day we celebrate both our military gains and losses in the name of what we as a world nation treasure so dear. That is freedom and certain God given rights which are "inalienable rights" deesrving of all. No matter what creed, race, color, or religious affiliations.

May God continue to bless us and bestow upon us the fortitude to preserve these inalienable rights wherever and whenever tyranny threatens to tear it down. Happy Memorial Day to all and Godspeed!

Well that was very 'English' of you DyingBreed...
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Hopefully our Veterans have better health coverage than ex- NFL Players.
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DYINGBREED:

GOD DOESN'T BLESS THIS COUNTRY THE DEVIL DOES.

BUT I DON'T WANT TO GET INTO RELIGIOUS TALKS.

You're entitled to your opinion Justin....

I don't think that many of us share it.
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Somebody was carrying a GUN in South Beach thids morning??

I'm SHOCKED !!!!!
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I WANT TO THANK ALL OF THOSE WHO RISKED HIS AND HER LIFE TO MAKE THIER LIVES AND THIER FAMILY LIVES BETTER.

AND IN THE PROCESS MAKE THE LIVES OF THOSE IN THIS COUNTRY MORE SAFER.

TO ALL OF THOSE WHO WENT INTO A STRANGE COUNTRY AND KILLED EVERYBODY IN THIER PATH BECAUSE THEY WERE TOLD TO DO SO.

MOMS, DADS, AND CHILDREN OF ALL AGES.

I WANT TO THANK YOU FOR OBEYING THOSE VERY GEEKS YOU USE TO BEAT UP WHO ARE YOUR BOSSES NOW.

I WANT TO THANK THE GEEKS FOR PUTTING UP WITH YOUR BS IN HIGH SCHOOL KNOWING THAT YOUR RIEGN WOULD BE ONLY 4 YEARS.

I CAN'T FORGET TO OUR PILGRAMS THE FIRST ARMY WHO STOOD TALL TO SAY WE WILL NOT FOLLOW ENGLAND LAWS AND WAYS.

SO WE KILLED EVERYTHING IN OUR PATH AS WE STOLE LAND MOVING WEST.

THOU SHALT NOT STEAL
THOU SHALT NOT KILL

GOD BLESS THOSE WHO WE KILLED FOR NOTHING.

Its all HUMAN NATURE.
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Let us honor the memory of Telly Savalas on this Memorial Day. His wisdom and sacrifice for our nation serve as a beacon of hope to all who were graced by his presence.

Thank you, Telly Savalas, and God Bless America.

Rob in OC,

I read recently that there's a chance Brandon Graham won't be ready for the start of the season (if we ever have a season). Would be a shame. I want to see the kid do well and I'd be fine with you telling us all 'told you so'....

I loved his Dome...
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~ Puff ~

USELESS RANT.
WHAT AN IDIOT.
A SOCIALIST NO DOUBT.

God bless America

God bless the big banks that caused the finanical crisis

God bless all the innocent Iraqi's killed in the Great Fake war

God bless the US government giving tax breaks to companies that offshore their jobs in a time of high unemployment

God bless the US government for issueing foreign work visas to foreigners that will do the same job cheaper than the unemployed American on our own soil.

God bless the phony never ending war on drugs

God bless all the lying politicians who do not represent the people

God bless corporate lobbyists who bribe congress into passing laws to benefit big business at the expense of the general public

Yes, God Bless America
(Doesn't that sound like but please god don't bless any other country?)

Sick

THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE.

HOWEVER

IGNORANCE IS BLISS.

I once had a dream where I was sunning next to a pool in the tropics and Telly Savalas walked over in Speedos and offered to rub tanning oil on my back. Oh, how I hated to wake up from that dream!

Id rather see the Dolphins sign Vince Young then Mark Bulger. Mondo, are you serious? Resign Marino, resign Pat White, Bulger is to old and hasnt played very well the past two yrs. He's a backup at best. Come on man.

CHEIF BREED,TELL US WHAT YUOR GOING TO COOK WITH THE GOVARMENT CHEESE YOU GOT.

OMG, there's evil in the world today!

The Devil really does exist, what will we all do?

Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

I'm so frightened! Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

Welcome to MY world, PUNK!

ROTFLMFAO!

Valhalla!!!!

PS: There's a BIG difference between killing and murdering. Read your Bible dumbass!

Moses slew an Egytian or two himself-ROTFLMAO!

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO JUSTIN.

OVER 5,000 YEARS OF RECORDED HISTORY.

ONLY THE UNITED STATES HAS DONE ANYTHING QUESTIONABLE.

THE ROMANS, THE MONGOLS, THE GERMANS, THE FRENCH,THE CHINESE, AND THE RUSSIANS ARE ALL INNOCENT.

WHAT A MAROON!

Army Ranger for life.


Cheers,

God bless America

God bless the big banks that caused the finanical crisis

God bless all the innocent Iraqi's killed in the Great Fake war

God bless the US government giving tax breaks to companies that offshore their jobs in a time of high unemployment

God bless the US government for issueing foreign work visas to foreigners that will do the same job cheaper than the unemployed American on our own soil.

God bless the phony never ending war on drugs

God bless all the lying politicians who do not represent the people

God bless corporate lobbyists who bribe congress into passing laws to benefit big business at the expense of the general public

Yes, God Bless America
(Doesn't that sound like but please god don't bless any other country?)

Sick

Posted by: Izar | May 30, 2011 at 03:07 PM

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Thanks for not making us starving North Korea, or broke Cuba, or a failed police state like the USSR.
Thanks for not making us an extreme religious state where you fall in line or die by being stoned.
Thanks for not making us Chinese where they go for growth at the expense of the people and execute more people than all the rest of the world combined.
Thanks for not making us a Sudan where REAL atrocities occur.

JUSTIN SOUNDS A LOT LIKE THE SOCALIST THAT LIVES AT 1600 PENNSLVANIA AVE.

ODIN,TEL US ABUOT THE 1ST TIME YUO BURNED A VILLAGE.

JUSTIN TELL US ABUOT THE 1ST TIME YUO BURNT THE AMERICAN FLAG.

Because other places are worse, does in no way justify the injustices anywhere. What does God Bless America really say? Do people even think about it or just ride the red white and blue no matter what.

Nationalism is evil.

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