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Dolphins are not interested in Plaxico Burress

Yes, I'm still on vacation. But I'm not sipping drinks garnished with little umbrellas on some island and I'm certainly not hiking any mountain. I'm home. And I'm aware.

And I'm keenly aware many of you are wondering if the Dolphins are going to show interest in wide receiver Plaxico Burress, who was released Tuesday from prison after serving 21 months for a gun crime related to his blowing a couple of holes in his leg at a nightclub in 2008.

Burress, 34 when the NFL season eventually begins, may be an interesting topic. But I am told by a reliable source the Dolphins are "absolutely not" interested in Burress.

So much for that rumor.

I happen to agree the Dolphins should have zero business interest in Burress, despite the fact he is a South Florida resident. Why?

Did I mention he'll be 34 in August?

Did I mention he just spent 21 months in jail?

Did you know he has not played NFL football since 2008?

Did you know it is now 2011?

Maybe none of that bothers you. Maybe you think Burress can be the next coming of Michael Vick. And perhaps he can weave a tale of redemption and resurrect his fading career. I hope he does.

But Michael Vick was 28 years old when he returned to the NFL, not 34. And it still took him a year to get up to speed again.

Sorry, but the odds are against Burress. And it simply doesn't make sense for Miami to take that gamble.

Burress, in his prime, was an imposing 6-foot-5 target who combined that great size with very good speed and an increasing experience of defenses that made him very dangerous. But even in 2008, following his grand 2007 performance that helped the Giants win the Super Bowl, Burress was a troubled dude.

He was missing practices and was late to team meetings and was something of an enigma in the Giants locker room. He was also apparently in decline. After catching 70 passes for 1,025 yards in 2007, Burress had only 35 catches in 10 games in 2008. His average per catch was the lowest since his rookie year and the lowest in what was a steady four-year decline from 19.9 in 2004 to 16.0 in 2005 to 15.7 in 2006 to 14.6 in 2007 to 13.0 in 2008.

And you expect it will go up after not playing since the winter of 2008 and spending 21 months in jail?

Here's another thought for you to consider:

If the Dolphins decide they want a receiver to help Brandon Marshall and Davone Bess and the rest of the receiver corps in 2011, they aren't going to chase a 34-year-old guy. They're going to chase someone in his prime.

Did you know Santonio Holmes is a free agent? He's 27 years old. And fast. And hasn't been in jail the past two years. He played football last year ... and the year before. And putting him out there with Brandon Marshall would turn just about any QB into a playmaker. And it would be a blow to the Jets to lose him.

Did you know Braylon Edwards is a free agent? He's 28 years old. And his yards per reception number last year was 17.1. He also was a Michigan teammate of Chad Henne's and the two had good chemistry together. And yes, he drops passes, but he caught 53 last year for 904 yards and seven touchdowns.

And seven TDs is only one fewer than Brandon Marshall and Davone Bess had combined in 2010.

I am not saying the Dolphins will be interested in either Edwards or Holmes. But I am using them to illustrate the point that if Miami were to dip into the free agent WR market, there would be several players that make much more sense than Plaxico Burress.

Think on that.

So back to vacation I go. Please follow me on twitter as I am on there regularly and you can interact with me while I'm on this great vacation I'm on -- thinking about football.

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Whoah are the dolphins really going to do this????? http://www.chatpsorts.com/miami-dolphins

Aloco

You said the same thing would happen a month ago.. You also said Gruden was going to be the next coach of the Canes, among a bunch of othe wrong predictions. You just make guesses off headlines and are wrong 98% of the time. Nothing to be proud of.

I'm predicting the fins will kick at least 5 field goals in 2011.

CLYDE. 98% IS A GOOD RECORD FOR GETTING THINGS RIGHT,ISN'T ?


ANY WAY, I AGREE WITH IT'S

I THINK 5 KICKS ARE VERY GOOD PREDICATION ....

JULY 25 IS THE DATE FOR PLAYERS TO COME BACK TO WORK.......THERE'S A SEASON AFTER ALL......

SOURCE........ MY SOURCES .

FA WILL START AROUND 26 JULY.

SOURCE...... MY SOURCES .

NO DEAL TODAY............ WILL BE NEXT WEEK .

Aloco... I wrote 98% wrong. Just like your prediction today at 4:21pm today.

Please apologize to the bloggers for misleading them.

CLYDE....... YOU R TALKING IT VERY HARD MY FRIEND,IT'S A BLOG WE PREDICT AND IF NOT FOR OBAMA SUMMIT THIS WEEKEND RE THE DEFICIT ,THE NFL WOULD ANNOUCE IT TODAY .........


ANY WAY CLYDE WE TALK,WE PREDICT,WE SAY DUMB THINGS AND WE JUST HAVE GOOD TIME .

CLYDE ,


MISLEADING IS THE WRONG WORD SINCE I DON'T DO IT IN PURPOSE ........


I LIKE TO APOLOGIZE FOR ALL FOR NOT GETTING MY PREDICTION RIGHT .............

Apology accepted.

ANOTHER APOLOGY FOR THE BLOGGERS WHO MISSED THE FIRST APOLOGY .....................

HONEST MISTAKE IS DIFFERENT THAN MISLEADING ,,,,I HOPE CLYDE GIVE ME AN APOLOGY FOR ACCUSING ME OF MISLEADING .

Misleading would mean that somebody actually gave a CRAP about what ALOCO Character writes......

But since nobody does..... Aloco Character is correct..... Misleading is not appropriate......

How delightful that one of you gentlemen contacted me PRIVATELY in regards to taking an elegant and refined bath together. I will never reveal our "little secret" and am chilling the champagne as I type this.

Smooches!

Was just listening to dolphinsiders on 790 the ticket they report deal immanent by the end of weekend says Philly eagles setting up tents and bleachers to get ready for the start of training camp... With all misinformation out there it's hard to believe but here's hoping that that's the truth!!!

the KRIS CHARACTER IS CORRECT ....MISLEADING NOT APPROPRIATE .

I AM TEACHING ENGLISH TODAY AND KRIS NOT EVEN SAYING THANK YOU ALoco .

Just spent 3 hours working out in the pool with my current victim and two of her girlfriends.

Taking a quick break with a Bourban on the rocks and then were BBQing some Baby Back Ribs for a late dinner.

Full enough moon for a Bonfire after dinner.

I ain't missing the city life at all tonight!

Hang in there Fin Fans, football will resume REAL SOON!

ValHalla!!!!

Mr,Aloco


this guy Kris is real mean guy,don't talk to him .

Way to many gay people here. Thats why i left. Go back in the closet , please.

ODIN NO ONE BELIVES YOU,NOW GO CLEAN UP THE CAT POO IN YOUR TRAILER.

If stupidity was blessed, Aloco would be god almighty himself.

OH MY GOD,DID YUO HERE THAT MARC ANTHONEY AND J LO ARE GETING DIVORCED?, DOES THAT MEAN THEYLL SELL TO OPRAH?, IF SO WILL SHE BRING THEMM TO APE ISLAND?

AND IF SO WILL THE CHINAS MAN COWER BE COACH?

...So it appears that the lockout may be coming to an end. This said. What are the realistic expectations for this team? Will it be considered a failure or poor season if we do not reach the tournament? Is a 500 or better record enough to brand this season a success?

The Phins are going into this season with the deck already stacked against us. We are in a sitation a lot of teams find themselves in. Questions at quarterback, a new system, with different coaches. The lost time will most likely have a bigger effect on teams like us, then say some of our rivals within the division, and conference that aren't facing these hurdles.

Can this team overcome this? Of course. But back to my original question. What is a realistic expectation? In my mind, anything over a 500 record would be an accomplishment. A playoff spot would land you some serious coin if you were to lay down a G before the season. So, anything more then 500 would be a bonus. Last year, many of us over-rated our squad. And rightly so, it had appeared on the outside like the free-agent signings alone would get us over the hump. But this year is different..Until free agency is over, and rosters set. It is hard to get to a feel for what this years Dolphin team will be.

DD, Whats up amigo, Will I'll tell you my opionion, First off you gotta look at the HC..., Will we all know his M.O, Second you gotta look that Ronnie And Ricky wont be in Aqua and orange next season,Third you gotta look at who the hired to replace the dead man (Henning), A guy whos team was worse offensively then the mighty fins,Fourth you gotta look who your starting QB is, Fat neck Henne, More predictable then Hot Ashley after drink Jagermiester,#5 I love the DC for the team but I guarentee you he's coaching somewhere else next season, And dont forget the entangables EG The Spical teams who were anything but spical last season, So Iam going on record for a 3 and 13 season........

Cuban...What up??? I know that you have little expectation for this season. I don't see it being that bad. But I wouldn't be shocked if you were close in your prediction. The fan in me will not let me go so low. I really see this team as a middle of the pack outfit. Like I said, we will see what moves the team makes to try and improve. This free agent class probaly won't make a huge difference, so who knows.. After this mess this offseason, It is easy to understand why the orginization decided to keep the HC, and pass on a quarterback during the draft. Perhaps not the most popular choices, but prudent, and safe.

And while Iam on a Roll, lets be honest here, It all comes down to the Buffoon that owns the fins, Lets face it, What coach(Or future coach) Would accept a job from this sleaze bag, He goes out on HC search with out firing the HC he had at the end of the season, Until this Idiot(Ross) Decides to sell this team Iam afread we're gonna be stuck at 7 and nine for eterinty.............

And if you think this group of players are gonna play "Hard" for this guy just look what they did the last 5 games of the year...,Let me refresh or rewound your memory ,They lost to the Bills,Browns,Lions at home and got blown out in the season finale in New England where the half time score was 42 to 3....OUCH.

Oh Yeah, they were only 1 and 7 at home....

I ERECT CUBEN MENACE AS PRESIDENT OF GANGG OF DEFEET.

"ELECT"

500 is not acceptable for any team or any fan. you play to win the game, you play to win it all. 500 will be dismal. there is no time for excuses. anything less than a playoff win will be a failure for this team.

Look at how stupid Aloc...I mean the Cuban Menace is:

..........Third you gotta look at who the hired to replace the dead man (Henning), A guy whos team was worse offensively then the mighty fins,...........

Posted by: Cuban Menace | July 16, 2011 at 12:14 AM

Ah, Duschebag, Brian Dabolls Browns beat Hennings Dolphins last year 13-10. You can troll about whatever you want Aloc....I mean Menace, but the only thing that matters is wins and losses. Daboll outclassed Hennings hands down.

PS: When Aloc....I mean the Menace posts, it is always negative bullshyt. Don't fall for the troll's garbage. I've been posting here since before him, and he has never posted ONE SINGLE POSITIVE THING ABOUT MIAMI-PERIOD! Not one time in over 5 years. Click on his sign in and you'll see. It's just like a jet fan "secretly" posting garbage on a Patriots site.

He laughs at all you dummies for not picking up on this. He should be boycotted-PERIOD!

PS: Aloc....I mean Menace, don't worry, this is the Fake odinseye, the real odinseye would never post this about you two..........I mean.......YOU!

Ah ha ha!

ValHalla!!!!

nothing wrong with honest criticism. lets face it the owner is not a football guy, the hc is in way over his head, new oc, new system, things take time to gel even with the best system.

Darryl,

I like you Bro, so I have to tell you, don't let this dumbshyt play with you.

Here's a good example of a patsy or wets troll. There so hell bent on toying with and being negative to real Fin fans, they don't even keep track of the garbage they spew.

Here he is, within ten minutes, saying 3-13 and then 7-9 forever:

So Iam going on record for a 3 and 13 season........

Posted by: Cuban Menace | July 16, 2011 at 12:14 AM


Until this Idiot(Ross) Decides to sell this team Iam afread we're gonna be stuck at 7 and nine for eterinty.............

Posted by: Cuban Menace | July 16, 2011 at 12:24 AM

He slipped up and forgot because his main objective is too ridicule REAL Dolphin Fans and be as negative as possible.

Click on his sign in or simply look at his posts tonight alone. For five straight years he has done nothing but ridicule the Dolphins Organization from top to bottom. Especially the year we tromped the wetsies and the patsies to take the division.

That year he could barely hide his disdain for the PHINS. It's up to you guys, if you want a troll toying with you and making fun of your beloved Dolphins, Have at it!

odinseye. why do you care? who cares who is a troll and who isn't. respond to who you want and ignore the rest.


Let me refresh or rewound your memory ,They lost to the Bills,Browns,Lions at home and got blown out in the season finale in New England where the half time score was 42 to 3....OUCH.

Posted by: Cuban Menace | July 16, 2011 at 12:30 AM


They lost to Dabolls Browns at home, but Daboll is worse than Hennings???? Duh-OK!

Aloco must be sharing his glue with the Menace.

Be CAREFUL with that glue Menace, you don't want to accidentally glue "Hot Ashley(more like Rosie)" to your member.

PS: The only "service" revolver this dimwit has is his Hot Glue Gun! Be CAREFUL Officer Aloco......I mean Menace.........ROTFLMFAO!


odinseye. why do you care? who cares who is a troll and who isn't. respond to who you want and ignore the rest.

Posted by: clyde | July 16, 2011 at 01:46 AM


Menac......I mean Aloc.........I mean Clyde,

Why do you care my friend? Hmmmmmmm.............

I AM RESPONDING to who I want to respond to and I AM ignoring who I want to IGNORE.

I'm not sure what part of that makes you feel the need to "but in" on behalf of a troll? Hmmmmmmmmm..............

I got a great idea! Why don't YOU ignore ME?

La la, La la-la Lahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

ValHalla!!!!

Whats up Finland?

I just got done doing the State Police Officers Daughter and I haven't posted ANYTHING all night.

I can see Fake Odinseye has been at it again............

odinseye. i suggest you read through the last several days blogs and ask yourself who drags down the blog most and has contributed the most bs trash talking. the truth might scare you, but you will just call me some name as though your're right and I'm wrong. fine. wouldn't hurt to wake up and look at what you do though, or maybe it would.

Odin,

I think you have had a little too much Bourban tonight.

I do however agree, I don't like ANYONE that only speaks in negatives.

Having said that, I now choose to ignore you(and everyone else). I myself am going to have another Bourban and rip the strings off this Telecaster.

Nobiscum Deus!!!!

Clyde,

Haven't seen you around much. Matter of fact, I've NEVER seen you here EVER. Let me guess, you decided to join this blog while there is absolutely nothing happening in the NFL and Armando is on vacation?

Duh, I'm no rocket scientist, but it does make me wonder why you would be on here at 2:00 am defending Aloc.....I mean the Menace...........

Once again, Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm....................

PS: Geronimo, INDEED!

Nobiscum Deus!!!!

Clyde,

WTF!?!?

Why are you here defending duschebags that are running down the Dolphins all the time?

I'm through with all this punk ass bullshyt. NO MORE! NOT ON MY BLOG!

You want to talk Dolphins, FINE.

You want to run my team in the ground or defend those that do, we're going to have problems(I learned that from Armando)!

I admit I haven't contributed much as of late, but neither have I been cutting on the Phins at every possible oppurtunity.

Just like Aloc....I mean the Menace pretends he's a Policemen, well I'm a Policeman too. I'm the Dolphins Blog Police.

Please don't make me Tazz you Bro!!!!

Nice to see the fish faithful are still as sparse and stupid as they were a year ago. I bet you are all looking forward to going to games with 30000 other fish fans again. I know I'm looking forward to my annual vacation and road win in Miami. We will be louder and in larger numbers than the fish faithful as always. Come on Tony give em a big fist pump and let's get another fish disaster underway. Well at least you all have LeQuitter to cheer for.

Clyd.......I mean Tortured,

Prison sucked for you huh?

Or did you suck in Prison?

Both? No wonder your Mamma calls you tortured!

Oh well, you take the good with the bad, at least you never ran out of coffee and peanut butter!

Wham wham and Zoom zoom on Sissy!

Warm up that FG fist Tony.

Fake Odin is funny...........Not in a haha way, but in the other way...(Not that there's anything wrong with that)....

BREAKING NEWS!!!

BRANDON MARSHALL ARRESTED IN LAS VEGAS.

Posted by: ALoco | July 14, 2011 at 06:33 PM
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Another Blatant Aloco LIE......

TO ALL.........TODAY IS THE DAY WHEN THE OWNERS AND THE PLAYERS WILL AGREE.......WATCH THE NEWS .....................

Posted by: ALoco | July 15, 2011 at 04:21 PM
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WOW....got that one wrong too.......

I guess if you keep writing it ONE DAY it will be true.....

ALOCO CHARACTER......I git a prediction.....

It will be SUNNY tommrow......and....if its not sunny then it will be cloudy......

That is all.......

Aloco, Will the sun rise in the east tommarrow????, You sir are the fountain of mis-information....

Sure would be nice if Armando BANNED this Aloco Character's IP ADDRESS

But then what would....Armando would be banned himself.....

Kris
why are you so mean and annoying ?

Yeah.....ALOCO ALIAS......^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

How DARE I point out the TRUTH.....

I'm such a MEANIE.......

I propose the Herald filter out all blogs with the word Aloco, just as they filter out cuss words. Additionally, anyone trying to post a comment with that word be blocked for 30 days.

Next, rid the blog of the so many gutter trash posts by blocking out the aging burn out odinseye whose 1 out of 50 football related blogs don't nearly compensate for his 49 drivel posts that drag the blog don't to his failed rehab level.

KRIS......... YOU SHOULD BE BANNED FROM MARRIAGE SO YOU DON'T INFEST THE EARTH WITH MORE KRIS CHARACTERS .

ANY POSTER WITH THE NAME KRIS SHOULD ONLY BE ALLOWED TO POST WHAT EVER THEY WANT,THE REST SHOULD BE SENT TO PRISON AND BANNED AND GET 50 LASHES IN A PUBLIC SQURE .

I AM GALD THAT KRIS ISN'T THE PRESIDENT .

Please take an hour of your day tomorrow and join me in the equal rights Gay Pride March. There will be a free performance by the Gay Mens Choir afterwards. Family friendly environment.

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