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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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Good "Q" Coco, Not sure..

Lets not forget the playoff game Vs the chargers in 84, The fins lost but what a game.........

NEW POST UP!!!

Predicting any commodity or stock will go up with no time frame is a jokers game. Anything will eventually go up. To come back some time later and say I told you so is for a 4 year old.

Let's see you can tell us what gold will do each day for for five days in a row, beforehand! Only then do you know something.

i love it FA rumors starting and no new article....time to start talking about this..Bradshaw, Williams n Bush (if cheap)

Been widely reported Bush is seeking $$$. Ain't coming to Miami.

I've been"Bushless" For a few weeks..... It Suxs...LOL

Bush deserves only that he has a job.....not worth the money for 12-15 touches if your not a 25-30 touch type of guy, Elite WR or QB you don't deserve the money bc you may do things...you have to do things and not get hurt...u have to be the man for 8 million a year

We need a Quarterback PERIOD!!! We have not had a quarterback since marino left, I'm not comparing anyone to Marino I'm stating we haven't had a quarterback since he left, they have all sucked, I mean really think about it. I don't know what the management can't get through their heads WE NEED A FRIKEN QUARTERBACK!!!

go get Dwill or Bradshaw....Bradshaw is all around back...running, passing n blocking...they say he can block like MOFO

Dr, Alex, Stay on the subject.., Your favorite fin game????And why??

Cuban -

The win over the Jets in 2008 was a good one because we eliminated NE from the playoffs, knocked NYJ out of the playoffs, beat up Brett Favre, made their coach quit, and won the division.

Two cents, Good one............

That win over the Jets in 2008 fooled us for two years into thinking we were a good team. Reality sucks when it hits.

CUBAN,


MY FAVORITE GAME IS THE DOLPHINS VS JAXS , THE YEAR MARINO WENT HOME .WAS A CLASSIC GAME ...63 TO SOME THING .

WELCOME TO THE MARY GET AROUND NEWS CRAP... WE R TALKING R.BUSH ? TIME TO CYCLE OLD PLAYERS AND THAT MEANS DOLPHINS ARE IN THE MARKET .....................

Anyone find it interesting that home hasn't been making an appearance n as soon as mondo comes back he starts his bable again. Coincidence? I think not

ARMANDO IS THE BLOG FINE MAN,HE'S TO THE BLOG AS SASHIMI TO SEAFOOD /

ARMANDO TO THE BLOG AS SIDE OF PORCINI RISOTTO TO SEARED WILD SALMON FILET WITH MUSTARD APRICOT GLAZE .

ARMANDO IS SO IMPORTANT TO THE BLOG AS FIGS TO A SLAMON PIZZA .

I AM DONE .

Cuban -

1985 and the thumping of the Super Bowl Shuffle crew.
Kept 1972 alive and well.
Walter Payton was PISSED!

$0.02 IS 58 YEARS OLD TO WATCH A MOVIE IN 1985...... YOU R SO OLD FOR YOUR SENSE OF HUMOR .

TO WATCH A GAME

GO PATRIOTS

SO MANY BLOGGERS,SO LITTLE GOOD POSTS TO READ .

$0.02 IS CLOSET CHILD.

FAKE ALoco,


please keep it clean AND DON'T ATTACK $0.02...HE'S A GREAT GUY .

Another good one Two cents, The 06 beating of the bears also a good one........

DOLPHINS SUCK LIKE BROWN DONKEY

GOOD POST CUBAN @ 6;30 PM .... YOU R TO BLOG AS OREGANO TO THE PIZZA SAUCE .

You can always tell "Fake" aloco from the real Aloco, Fake Aloco uses spell check, Real Aloco doesnt know what Spell check is...... LMAO..

I AM TO BLOG LIKE GREASE ON FRENCH FRY.

I AM TO BLOG LIKE PANCAKES TO DENNYS

I AM TO BLOG LIKE EBONICS TO MAGIC JONSON.

CUBAN POST@ 6;32 IS CLASSIC OF HIM BEING TOTAL WASTE .

I AM TO BLOG LIKE ODIN TO CRABS.

RUMOR SAY FINS NOT INTERSTED IN PLAXICO.

LOL At Lil Fake Aloco, Misspell more words Lil Buddy, Then Maybe, MAYBE we'll believe your Lil Aloco.....

PICTURE OF ARMANDO ON DOLPHINS IN DEPTH IS GAY

Fake Aloco, Your favorite Fin game??

I AM TO BLOG LIKE CHARELS BARKLY TO HOOKER.

I AM TO BLOG LIKE MARINO IS TO LOSER HAS NO RING.

I REFUSE TO POST ...I AM GONE TO SEE HARRY POTTER .

Fake Aloco sounds like............ "TORURED DOLPIN.......... I might be wrong, but I think it is..

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Posted by: ALoco | July 18, 2011 at 06:53 PM

Actually that sounds like Real Aloco....LOL

i am sure cuban is aloco.no doubt .

I think Aloco and Odin are gay lovers.

LOL At dollar and 3, Id Have to drop 45 points on my IQ scale and devolope a taste for Meatball subs.., Neither Idea interests me...

Cuban how about fried plaintains and a big fat asss girl?

i don't know who said odinseye is the same as fake odin,yes i think kris said that .

Those Cuban girls look fine until after 23, then their butt becomes half the size of their body. Too many black beans and fried bananas.

and they fart a lot .

Redsky, THATS WHAT IAM TALKEN BOUT, IF YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Always liked the "Big bottom girls"...Unfortunitly Hot ashley was not blessed with it... :(

Get your ass back and write something!!!!

Redsky, Ashly still has to go to the "Junior Miss" Dept At dept stores to by Pants...., Though she can still by her tops in the womens section....

Just standing by my original assessment:

Wow!

Armando can't save this place, it's way to late for that.

Sky, Your Favorite fin game??

odin,


Bingo, We now have a WINNER. Good Post 7:35.

Odin, Is it true the movie "Walk hard:The Dewey Cox story" Is based loosely on your life??

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