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Jason Taylor speaks plus team cuts Tim Dobbins

Jason Taylor was just introduced to the South Florida media as the Miami Dolphins', er, newest addition.

"This is home," said Taylor, wearing aqua shorts and a Dolphins shirt. "There’s a very familiar peace about being here. It fits."

This is Taylor's third stint with the Dolphins.

"I do not anticipate leaving and having to go away and come back again," Taylor said.

Taylor said he didn't really expect to return for this stint. But after the Jets called him at "10:01 AM" on Tuesday, the first day teams were allowed to speak to unrestricted free agents, he was surprised to get a text from Dolphins coach Tony Sparano about an hour later.

Then he got a call from Jeff Ireland.

And then he got comfortable with the idea of returning to the team.

"Because of the way things happened last year I thought that chapter in my life may have closed and we moved on," Taylor said.

Of the New York experience, he said, "I enjoyed it. I was open to going back this year. And if you had asked me a year ago if the Dolphins would ever have any interest, I would have said, ‘No.’ I thought the Dolphins had moved on."

Taylor will be a reserve for the Dolphins.

"I understand how old I am and how long I’ve played this game," he said. "I understand there’s a lot of miles. It’s like the old saying, I’ll scratch where it itches."

It only itches, Taylor admitted, because Bill Parcells is no longer with the Dolphins. He and Taylor didn't exactly see eye-to-eye.

"We can address the elephant in the room," Taylor said. "Do I honestly think I’d be here if Bill was here? No."

So much for that.

The Dolphins are not exactly standing still with their LB corps. They have terminated the contract of ILB Tim Dobbins and signed undrafted rookie linebacker Mark Masterson.

Dobbins had possibly gotten too expensive to keep while still playing primarily as a backup and on special teams. You pay at veteran like Taylor a $910,000 minimum salary, you have to make room for the addition.

[Update: OT Vernon Carey is not present at this evening's practice. I do not currently have a reason why.]

[Update 2: The Dolphins say Carey was simply given a night off by coach Tony Sparano for personal reasons.]

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Well the first game against NE, Monday Night Football, is going to tell us everything we need to know about Henne. He is going into his fourth year. It is reasonable to expect him to have some 'wow' moments. Time will tell. For now I am still left with the image of him totally lost last December.

We have just decided to sell HENNE SUCKS tshirts in the official Miami Dolphin team shop at training camp and Sunlife Stadium! Please be sure to get your tshirts while you can so we can make more money!

Love,

Jeff

DD,

Burney went undrafted and choose to go to the Panthers.

If the Orton deal is not dead, both sides are doing a great job of bluffing. We may very well go into the season with Henne, Moore, Devlin.

DyingBreed

Vernon Carey was 'excused' from practice today. They recently signed a tackle from Dallas. Rumor has it they want Vernon to take a pay cut or maybe even move to guard. He may be cut.

..I certainly do not have the same feeling of confidence about this team as I did this time last year. It sure appears on the outside looking in that this may be a long year. Especially looking at what other teams in this conference have done to improve. The Division may be a pipe dream, grabbing a wild card spot could be as well. Of course the games still have to be played. But it seems like our team is stuck in an offensive groundhogs day... Over under for Carpenter field goals anyone?

We may be starting the season with the Sparano oline version 9.2

VERNON CARY WILL AND MUST RESTRUCTURE HIS CONTRACT OR HE WILL BE HISTORY .......ROSS ='S MONEY IS NOT FOR THE TAKING ANY MORE ;;;;;;;;;;

LOVE IS VERY IMPORTANT IN LIFE OF ALL .......


DD....... AGREE WITH YOU ALL RED NECJ]K ARE DUMB VS PEOPLE FROM THE NORTHEAST ///////////

Even dumber are the foreigners in the northeast. But they work cheap, good for business owners.

AGREE TRUE ............ STILL NP DUMBR THAN THE RED NECK PEOPLE LIKE DB .

DD,

Looks though its a shoo in the 2 wildcard berths comes from the afc east and north.

The loser of the afc east race(Pats-Jets) and loser of the sfc north race(Pitt-Balt). Probably be next to impossible for the fins to break that monopoly with Henne at starting qb.

STILL NO DUMBER

Im out. enuff whinning for one day.

DB,


PLEASE DON'T LREAVE ,THRE BLOG WITHOUT YOU AS THE TREE WITHOUT WATER AS A WIEFE WITHOUT HUSBAND AD SUB WITHOUT MEAT BALL .

...Speaking of Devlin. The National Championship game was on replay Saturday afternoon. I watched part of it, and Devlin was very good in the first half. Funny thing was that Delaware ran the Pistol(same as Nevada, and Kaepernick. Devlin was lights out when given time. Very good on short to intermediate passes, and passes doen the seem. Like all quarterbacks, when faced with pressure, he came down to Earth. Delaware was up 19-0 in the first half. Couldn't manage to score a point in the second half, and ended up losing. Throughout the FCS playoffs(that I watched) Devlin was very efficient. I think given good protection, in our scheme he could be effective. He doesn't take too many chances, and was very good protecting the ball. I'm not suggesting he is the answer this season, or even next. But I do think he could have an opportunity here to compete, and even eventually play a role.

Special teams for the Traitor until he repents for sleeping with the enemy JETS. As for Sparano and Ireland, desperate men do desparate things.

The funny thing is that this IS NOT Sparano or Henne's fault. Henne and this team were a train wreck last December. This did not happen over night. It was a long regression that went all the way back to his play in Dec of 2009.

So what do you do? Hang your HC out to dry and then do Nothing to improve the most important position in football. Don't boo Henne. Save your money fir the Heat or heck even the Panthers. Watch the good football teams play on tv.

Don't put money in the pocket of your owner.

DD.... IS DEVLIN A RED NECK LIKE FAVRE ?

so does it look like Moore could be the opening day starter if we dont pick up another QB?

Dolphins have major depth at dl. Maybe Starks will get traded for Orton ..... All they need is a qb and they have a shot with that d.

ALoco..I don't know. I think Devlin is from Pennsylvania(spelling??? Maybe I'm a dummy)

Right now it seems we're looking at an offense that may average 13pts a game and give up 10pts a game.

devlin is a pa product

Does anyone own a Dolphin shirt with Henne's name, I don't! Never thought he could do it! None of the remaining QBs can get us to the SB! We need to come in last to get next years best QB.

ZACH MILLER!!!!!!

Home is reporting tonight that Jake Long is OUT (knee)

for the 1st Five regular seasons games

Jake Long might be OUT all season and his NFL career quite possibly is in jeopardy as Sparano starting Long in last seasons 4th preseason scrubfest has officially hampered, if not ruined 1st pick of the 2009 draft Jake Long forever

In a side note:
Home is also reporting that way overpaid fat lazy disgusting body Vernon Carey will be released from the Miami Dolphins this week freeing up even more money for the Miami Dolphins

Home also reporting QB from Ohio State *TP
Will soon be signed to the Miami Dolphins in this regimes 1st valid attempt to find a solution to the decade long lingering QB problem

Home was also 1st to report b4 the Miami Herald reporters:
The hiring of Reggie Bush
The soon to be firing of Channing Crowder several days b4 the actual firing

S other u go:

Jake Long to miss the 1st Five games and possibly the entire season

Vernon Carey the out of shape lazy, "I will block when I feel like It" blimp soon to have his rope cut and released into the atmosphere

On a good note the Dolphins defense is getting much better and Mike Nolan is doing an excellent job

The weakest link in the Dolphins defense is Fraud Poser Boy CB sean smith who once again after being benched for the opening game of last years losing season and dropping at least 8 breadbasket Ints that a highschool kid could have caught, giving up over 13 YDs per completion on the average where every other pass attempted against the Poser Boy Goofy Fraud CB was completed with ease is now back to his Shucking & Jiving ways, publicly saying after once again getting 0 Pro Bowl(LMAO) votes that "this is the year he becomes Elite"

R U Kidding Me !?

tradeseasnsmith.com

and remember

U heard it here, first on the

MIAMI HERALD DOLPHINS BLOG!

have a HAARPy day :(


zach miller going to seattle...reports say Giants close to resigning Boss..Arizone close to terms with edwards....just more names miami decides to pass up becuz they feel this team is championship ready....scuse me**according to ireland/ross/and sparano...this team is ready!!!

For the record Greg Cote writer for the Miami Herald reports this morning 8.2.2011
That the Dolphins will not say which injury is lingering for Jake Long.
Could be shoulder, could be knee

Home reports it is the knee, caused by Tony Sparano's decision making which will put Long on the Bench (PUP) for the season

Also Greg Cote still think Dolphins are going after Kyle Orton with no mention of Ohio State QB * TP

Home is reporting the Miami Dolphins will be signing QB *TP
Expect *TP to soon come in and take over the Miami Dolphins starting QB job

Chad Henne despite all the mainstream media positive hype on Henne
Henne is actually DIGRESSING EVEN MORE this season and absolutely horrendously inconsistent

So there u go Dolfans

U Heard It Here 1st
On The Miami Herald from HOME

and ...

There Is No One Like Home
There Is No One Like Home
There Is No One Like Home

have a HAARPy day (:

keep dreamin home....u heard that here first*lol* PHIN OUT****

HAARP (High Frequency Active Auroral Reasearch Program)

Most unsuspecting weapon of mass destruction that the shepple cannot/refuse to understand

DUH!

Extreme Weather modification, Weather control communication disruption and mind control Weapon. (SDI)weapon of the US military and New World Order
HAARP has/does modified the World's electro-magnetic field.

Great job,as usual HOME!Sorry there are so many insecure absolute idiots here.HOME, your work is AWEsome!

I think its sad when one person has to imitate someone else to actually compliment himself as a third party poster on this blog


Home, Do you have BPD?

I also think Carey is gone, if Long is PUP, he has to miss 6 games, don't know about Ohio St. TP, but that'd be nice!

I'm w ya redsky

just read past the trolls that have nothing to add
only unhappy lonely souls attacking others insight or Dolphins chat

Yes *TP could possibly be the missing link to the Miami Dolphins success on offense

Looks like the defense could be very good after some practice and learning to play together as a unit

Burnett replacing Crowder IMO was a huge upgrade
Crowder was an expensive jabbering sidelined bicycle rider most of the time and on field only so so, never any big plays 2.5 sacks and one desperation throw in the 4th Crowder picked off , was his only INT in 6 years

Burnett was the leading tackler last season on the NFLs #1 2011 defense

So Burnett w Karlos Dansby is HUGE!

Go Phins!

I think its sad when one person has to imitate someone else to actually compliment himself as a third party poster on this blog


Home, Do you have BPD?

Posted by: HomeNotSmart | August 02, 2011 at 01:48 AM

ROTFALMAO !
So why exactly are u doing it !?

Please move on and contribute the football discussion

*2010 -2011 defense

Not one down has been played and you guys are predicting a 4-12 season. Go watch the Jets ya bunch of retards.

The disillusionment of Tony Sparano versus reality:

"Big, tough, smart. Pretty good player," Sparano said Monday. "My vision for Colombo right now is to see where we are in this tackle mix. This guy has played a lot of football."

Colombo, 32, was released by Dallas because of a high salary matched with inconsistent play. He would have cost them $2.4 million against the salary cap, plus an extra $2.5 million option bonus if the Cowboys were to keep him, but Colombo's performance fell drastically in 2010. He allowed seven sacks and 40 pressures, third-most in the league.

But Colombo, a 6-foot-8, 315-pound right tackle with 79 NFL starts, could bring much-needed veteran depth to the position. Left tackle Jake Long is beginning the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list after suffering knee and shoulder injuries last year, and right tackle Vernon Carey, who has a salary cap number of $7 million, is coming off season-ending knee surgery

Welcome back Jason Favre ,I mean Brett Taylor.
Taylor,Colombo,O'Hara, who is next Brett Favre~~
You guys are making the AFC east look like a home for the aged.



Definitions:

BPD=Buttock personality disorder, Symptoms: U act like a buttocks and throw footballs at past teammates on the sideline and kill drives w dumb 15 yard penalties.

DPD=Dumb personality disorder, Symtoms include you know it is ur last year to prove yourself and you hitch your wagon to Henne and the 30th ranked OC from last year. Then you hire your son for over $100K a year even though he does not know a football from a soccer ball

DOLPHINS FANS ARE A BUNCH OF SORRY ASS WHINY PRIC*S, YOU PEOPLE ARE PATHETIC BEYOND BELIEF.

We all know this is going to be ugly. I was thinking of a word to describe what will happen to the Dolphins this year. The best I could come up with was Debacle. All I can say to the phin players is try to avoid geting hurt and wait for Bill COher or Chucky to come back and guide u to the promised land...maybe

Wow. Some of you fans seem to really be down on your team. Nobody promised you that the Dolphins would become the Patriots. I understand having a bit of frustration, but you guys are really going off the deep end. What ever happened to supporting your team? I swear, a lot of you sound like jets fans.

Don't get me wrong, criticism or praise is all we have as fans and I appreciate having the right to express it. But just hacking on Sparano and Henne all day isn't going to help anything, except maybe to make you feel better while making others feel worse. Negative energy sucks and any mature fan wants a positive vibe for his team. At least wait until we actually play a game and lose it before you start burying the team I love.

Carey , at at practice, hopefully means he's being released. Boy did he suck last yr. Why are the Dolphins still hanging on to the 4 scrub TE's?? Why not Zack Miller? ITs only money. Can you immagine Miller lined up at TE for the fish? I can....

fan definition "someone who admires and supports a person, sport, sports team, etc"

(online cambridge dictionary)

the booing of the fans last night is more a reflection on themselves and their inability to SUPPORT (vocally)and their innate negativity than on henne's performance or ability to lead the fins to a winning season, the calls for orton are just plain sad, why not call for a proven qb brady/manning/marino rather than an unproven overpriced player

last night was the teams fourth practice, our d is one of the best, offense always takes time to click, the first int from fasano was fasano's fault (according to report on ss)

henne is not responsible for the failures of the last 11 years but it seems some fans want to blame him for all their accumulated frustrations

the fo are also doing their usual job of failure to inform the fans about their reasoning behind not signing some of the big name fa's debated in the media- they should be addressing this- but these issues are not henne's fault

added to an entire offseason of local media not supporting henne and the result is what happend last night

wake up fans(?) support your starting qb and whoever he is will have a better cahnce of performing well

there is no doubt than henne must improve his play , this is obvious, the question is can he, booing him just makes it harder for him, fans are supposed to make things easier for their players not harder

another thing- our team has often become a laughing stock in recent years, which is tough for a once proud franchise

but in addition the finfans are starting to make themselves the laughing stock fanbase of the nfl, have some backbone be die-hards but SUPPORT for your team cannot be touched by other fans sneers, booing - they will have a field day

everyone seems to focus on the last 4 games of last year

I remember its only winning that counts BUT

we only just lost to the afc conf bound jets in the first match-up and no matter how ugly we were we beat them in the second

we should have beaten the afc conf winners but got a bad decision - at the very least we were very competitive

i too feel the fo should have signed at least one more big offensive FA but juSt coz we haven't doesn't mean we aren't going to be better than last year

better than last year means we will compete with ANY team -

the lockout only ended a week ago

stop booing and start being realistic this team has a chance, the FO and Henne r not the simpsons

I am a firm fin supporter but I am dissappointed that Henne hasnt been better. Wasn't he practicing during the lockout? I have a feeling that he will get taken over by Moore. I also think Henne being involved in a trade is a serious possibiity.

I THINK HE,S GOT SOME SACKS LEFT IN HIM , BUT STILL NO QB EQUALS LONG PAINFUL YEAR OF 1 YARD PASSES REMEMBER LAST YEAR, MR CHECKDOWN.

I share the Fans sentiment about Henne, wolf. I wouldn't boo, it's not my nature, but I'm seeing the same thing as the majority of People do, this guy sucks and how much longer do we have to put up with this crap? More so, why are the Coaches puttin up with such QB garbage?

Also, remember that most of us Dolphins Fans were privileged to see a HOF QB in action for many years, so most of us know who sucks or not at QB.

Before you say I can't compare any QB to Marino, I am comparing nothing. Pennington is a good QB; the rest of the QB's here in Miami since 2008 have been jokes, except Devlin?, Moore?. We need a TRUE qb.

3 years ago i met a dolphin exec who now works for the saints. thru a text message to me he said the saints didnt want to retain reggie who cost alot,produced little and was often injured. he said they were excited about sproles,considered him a wise addition and it didnt cost any players/draft picks. he said the fins were in deep trouble at the qb position and this would be sparano's last year. he basically just confirmed what we are all thinking.

QB is the MOST important position in football. It must be addressed until you get it right, even before fixing the RB position as they are easier to come by. I understand we were very thin at RB before the draft and hindsight is 20/20 but I just can't help but think Ryan mallet would have been a good choice. Still could have gotten Thomas. An effort to bring in Orton as well and let competition between the three settle it.

one question: how many lineman are we going to sign????? geez. looks like another oline in flux for this year. no continuity here.

JAXDOLPHIN

@ 4:06

PERFECT!!!

WOLF

GREAT!!!

I WISH THESE PEOPLE JUST GO FIND ANOTHER TEAM.

I TRY NOT TO READ

ARMANDO'S BLOG TO MUCH ANYMORE BECAUCE HE NEVER SAY ANYTHING GOOD.

I'M ALL FOR THE TRUTH. IF IT'S BAD SAY SO BUT NOT TO EVER HAVE ANYTHING GOOD TO SAY.

OR FOLLOW UP SOMETHING GOOD WITH A NEGATIVE.

ONCE IN A WHILE I READ A TRUE FANS POST AND I WANT TO THANK THE BOTH OF YOU.

JUSTIN: Paul Soliai is a beast. Very good. Mike Pouncey appears not to be able to handle Big Paul one on one. Bad.

There is an urgency of trying to put the best Offensive product on the field. After that...

I AM SO TURNED ON WHEN I SEE REGGIE BUSH IN SHORTS~~

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