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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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odinseye has no life cuban like you .

Ok Kids Gotta go, You all have a "FINTASTIC" Nite.....Peace..

Odinseye and aloco are gay lover minimum wage roomates that blog all day until they are ready to romp again.

Monday meetings end without a deal
Posted by Mike Florio on July 18, 2011, 8:19 PM

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What a shame. Maybe a day off will do them good?

no HARRY POTTER TICKETS,ALL SOLD OUT.............WILL TRY ANOTHER DAY .

MAC N' CHEESE...ONE OF THE WORST PLATES YOU CAN EAT IN A RESTURANT.

Only someone on welfare would order mac n cheese.

WHEN IT COMES TO FOOD MY FRIEND ,IT DOESN'T MATTER IF YOU R RICH OR POOR ........THE TASTE OF FOOD LIKE LIFE AND DEAT ,

Rich or poor, mac n cheese is crap food.

I hope Armando never returns, given the gibberish you'll revert to.

I wish I could meet some of you here in the streets of Miami; back-alley bar; my back yard...

Teach you some civil lessons. You know whom I speak to, Punk, sissy chump...

Bring it on!

Wow!

(again!)

I think Gulf speaks speaks for a lot of us.

God forbid people start comparing us to some other teams fans base. Like a puke green and white fanbase located somewhere up on the East Coast.

Look in the mirror you punks, sissies and chumps!

Just saying......................

How do you think Norm Bulaich will do this season? I certainly hope Carl Taseff uses him correctly.

Looking for a breakout year from Don Reese as well.

I AM SAD THERE IS NO MORE HARRY POTTER AFTER THIS MOVIE. IT IS VERY GOOD MAGIC WITH ALL THE SPELLS AND SECRET POTONS FROM THE OLDEN DAYS. THERE IS ALSO A VERY MISTERYOUS CAT.

For 20 minutes today on 560AM, Plaxico begged the Dolphins to sign him. States he Marshall & Bess, would be the best WR core in the league. To Ireland, we have the potential to actually put fear in Defenses for a change. He is the missing link. Hartline is really a 4 or 5 on a really good team. Please make it happen. Go Fins in 2011!

Is Armando ever coming back

Add GulfDolphin to the list of street trash that responds to any criticism with a drop out biker dude mentality.

America is becoming a wasteland of ignorant cavemen while places like China, India, Korea kick our butts in technology, transportation, health care and education. Sad.

AGREE ....... HEATHER ..................................


THE DROP OUT BLOGGERS ARE CONTROLLING THIS BLOG FROM GULFDOLPHIN TO CUBAN TO KRIS .

ireland should target a few of the jets FA like santonio holmes and brad smith. their signings would weaken the jets and help us bigtime. i just think irelands a guy who "plays it safe",never taking a chance on a difference maker. thats why we still dont have a qb! how could he possibly fall asleep on draft day???? teams were grabbing qb's that we needed.

greg, teams were grabbing qb's early, before we picked. who was worth a pick at 15? questionable if any of those after 15 are any better than henne.

Test

The new Blog post should read...." Salguero not interested in new blog topic" WTF Armando?

The new blog should read:

"I have nothing to say that is interesting enough to keep the bloggers from their psycho babble, so blog on evveryone and keep the blog hits for me coming. Thanks"

The new blog should read:

Aluminum lobster vortex erupts on Planet Savalas.

Emperor (and all your changing aliases)

It would be nice if that once, just once, one of your posts of fantasies or totally unrelated jargon was actually funny, mildly humorous, or remotely entertaining in any way. However, its only BORING.

Try harder or go away.

Manning, Brees, Mankins, Jackson need to quit trying to cut their own deals
Posted by Mike Florio on July 19, 2011, 2:30 PM EDT

Earlier today, Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports reported that Patriots guard Logan Mankins and Chargers receiver Vincent Jackson have requested either free agency or $10 million each in exchange for their signature on the settlement of the case.


Logan Mankins and Vincent Jackson aren’t the only Brady antitrust plaintiffs that will want a little sweetening of the pie.

Drew Brees and Peyton Manning both are requesting to be exempt from the franchise tag for the rest of their careers, according to Greg A. Bedard of the Boston Globe.

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Oh my. Looks like a little extra greed from some star (RICH) players may cause a SNAFU! 3 days and counting before games get missed....

The Manning, Brees, Mankins, Jackson backlash begins
Posted by Mike Florio on July 19, 2011, 2:42 PM EDT

With four of the 10 named plaintiffs who supposedly are representing all players trying to cut their own deal, possibly at the risk of blowing up the entire settlement, the other 1,896 players can’t be all that happy about this.

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Shame on GREED. Those players have NO CLASS!

Now...IF....Peyton becomes a free agent...time for Ireland to strut his stuff!

LOL at Buh Bye. No way Peyton plays anywhere else than Indy. Irsay will break the bank to keep him -- and the entire offence has been built around Peyton's unique strengths.

This, by the way, is a two-way street. The is like a F1 or Indy Car -- incredibly powerful --but tailored to a very specific driver. Replace Peyton and the car is an accident waiting to happen.

In the same breath, if you place Peyton in a Tony Sparano/Brian Daboll offense -- expect nothing but high commedy. Petyon is smart enough to know this about the Dolphins (and 30 other NFL teams) -- that's why he will stay in Indy.

I guess we can all see who the greedier scumbags are in this case!

Thanks alot you prima dona greedy ass be-atches!

I think it was these guys causing the largest problems from day one.

I hope the owners can find a way to stick it to these dueschebags BUT GOOD!

I want SPECIAL treatment Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

If Peyton Manning gets any speacial perk at all, it should be life time supply of ROGAINE! That's it. I betcha he's embarrassing his Daddy with this cry baby sissy boy crap!

Never know Gary Stevens. Money talks. There is very little loyalty in business. And make no mistake, the NFL is pure business. With Peyton on the team,

Think about it, why is Peyton asking to be a FA for life if he just wanted to stay in Indy? He may realize that team has no chance or he may not believe in that HC.

With Peyton on this team, Sparano would just have to stay OUT OF THE WAY.

tough guy words and such......

HULK SMASH......LOL

What about Norm Bulaich and Don Nottingham? Will they become free agents? I haven't heard Shula say anything.

Boy, that was something with vice-president Rockefeller today, wasn't it?

TODAY AGAIN I COULDENT SEE THE HARRY POTTER MOVIE BECAUSE IT SOLD OUT OF ALL THE TICKET THEY HAD I WANT TO SEE IT VERY BAD. IT MUST BE ONE OF THE BEST MOVIES EVER BECAUSE EVERY BODY IS GOING TO IT. I HAVE SEE THEM ALL BUT I HEARD THIS ONE HAS MORE OF THE NISTERYOUS CAT WITH THE MAGIC POWER.

MISTERYOUS

Dear Aloco

Now that the computer age has arrived, you can buy your tickets online, in advance, and not waste your time traveling to the theater when it is sold out.

Thank you.

ALoco,

Is this mysterious cat responsible for all the cat poo in all the trailers of the gang of defeat?

Just kidding with you man!
What's for dinner?


tough guy words and such......

Posted by: kris | July 19, 2011 at 05:19 PM

HULK SMASH......LOL

Posted by: kris | July 19, 2011 at 05:26 PM


HULK LIKE SMASH!

All the good ones GONE from this blog. Just take a look for yourself.

we's gonna have fball now oh what dey sayin? man i don like dis shee if ya kno what i mean is dem boy gonna play or dey just be yankin my tootie?

Thanks for proving my point.

hey po trash, what you be some king honky dude? yo rap is what? honky tonk jive you ain't said nuttin man just critic. das easy man you aint got no balls and have opinon.

There are few things more pathetic than a white person trying to sound black.

"Honky?" "Jive?" What year are you in, 1974?

His IQ is ZERO.

Armando

Your absence has been a complete travisty and I for one know that your just trying to up the ante on your twitter account, well I tell Iv'e said before and once more I will not do it!

That said please take the time out of your busy twitter and margarita machine maker making days and get your self back in the game!

Assuming both sides sign this week,...Training camps will begin and the season soon to follow and most of us football fanatics are salivating at the football mouth' for some Dolphins Football! and news...thats were you come in. We know most of whats been said about the labor dispute however, feed us something anything because I'm crazy and famished from no NFL-OTA's and free agency.

We need anything you got, ANYTHING!

Sign
Starving for news
,
Dolphins4life
OUt!

Looks like the only person here that makes worse predictions than Aloco, is:

Buh Bye!

PS: Buh Bye with all that "No Season" talk........

Planted some Rosebushes with my six year old today.

Then we did some laps in the pool.

After that, we worked on some T-Ball skills.

We finished the day off collecting dead and down trees from the Hiawatha National Forest.

Summer vacations STILL ROCK!!!!

What? A new CBA? Big deal......................

TO BE OR NOT TO BE

THIS IS THE Q ........................BUT IN A WORLD OF SO MSNY DOP OUT LIKE KRIS WE SHOULD THANK GOD FOR ALL WE HAVE .

SO MANY DROP OUTS

WELCOME TO THE BLOG THE NEW GANG OF TRASH

GULFDOLPHIN
CUBAN MENACE
KRIS
ODINSEYE

When his father, former NFL All-Pro Bryan Cox, was hired by the Miami Dolphins as an assistant coach, defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. decided to make a move south. The young Cox made the move from his Avon, Ohio home to South Florida and is now enrolled at Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas. He will be part of the defending state champs squad this coming season.


The Dolphins haven’t ruled out Ronnie Brown as a backup plan, but he said Saturday “as much as I would like” to stay, “I’ve been hearing it’s unlikely I’ll sign with Miami.”

And Ricky Williams announced in a YouTube yoga video: “I’m preparing to go to a new team and finish my career.”

• Early reviews from workouts with rookie running back Daniel Thomas: “Pretty impressed actually,” receiver Brian Hartline said. “The dude runs well and has pretty good hands.” Said receiver Davone Bess: “What I was most impressed with is how he caught the ball.”


Pro Bowl end Osi Umenyiora (11.5 sacks, 10 forced fumbles in 2010) told reporters he prefers to remain with the Giants but wants the last two years of his contract (worth $8 million) restructured. A close associate said Miami is very appealing to him if it doesn’t work out in New York. Umenyiora could play outside linebacker in Miami’s 3-4 defense, but would be costly.


• Bess said even beyond the blazing 4.35-second speed, rookie Edmund Gates has shown teammates that “he’s really smooth and fluid with his routes. And real explosive.” The Dolphins like their receiver group and figure to pass on big-name free agents, though several would like to play here (including Plaxico Burress, who expressed that sentiment to WQAM 560’s Sid Rosenberg).

CINMARK IT DOESNT MAKE SENSE WHAT YOU SAID ABOUT THE HARRY POTTER TICKETS BECAUSE IF I GET THEM ON THE COMPUTER THEY WILL COME TOO LATE IN THE MAIL TO SEE THE MOVIE.

Aloco, You dolt, You print them up on your printer(But knowing you, you probably dont have one).

Aloco is lost in 1906! You print them and take them with you !

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