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Landry Jones returning to Oklahoma as senior

The quaterback talent for the 2012 draft just got thinner, as Oklahoma University just announced Landry Jones is returning to school for his senior year.

"I want to accomplish the goals that I set before I got here, and there is still a lot more to do," Jones said. "I want to make sure I've exhausted every effort in that area. And I want to be a senior. I enjoy being at OU and with my teammates and look forward to graduating with the guys that were in my class when I got here."

The Artesia, NM, native said the NFL remains his goal.

"That's the ultimate goal for anyone who plays football," Jones said. "I've thought about that since I was a little boy. It would be a great honor to play in the NFL and that goal will still be there when I finish at Oklahoma."

I'm glad Jones is going back to school. It is the best decision for him because, frankly, he struggled terribly the final month or so of the season and that hurt his draft stock. He showed poor decision-making. He turned the ball over. He proved himself incapable of carrying his team when injuries befell the offense.

Unlike the decision by USC's Matt Barkley to return to school, Landry's decision isn't really a huge hit to the Dolphins. Jones would probably not have been a top 10 draft pick, given his struggles.

He thus would not have figured in Miami's plans at No. 8 or No. 9 where the Dolphins are scheduled to select. (There will be a coin toss between Miami and Carolina for the No. 8 pick and the loser takes No. 9).

Barkley, by contrast, might have been the second or third quarterback selected and would definitely have been on the radar of both the Dolphins and other teams in the top 10 looking for a quarterback.

The indirect effect this Jones decision might have is that teams in the middle of the first round that might have waited for Jones to fall to them now might be tempted to trade up past the Dolphins to land a quarterback.

Impossible to predict.

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One less chance for us to screw up in the draft. Jones looks like a 3rd stringer.

FIRST.

GOOD FOR HIM. HE AND BARKLEY SHOULD COME OUT #1 AND #2 NEXT YEAR.

If Luck goes into the draft, there will be two guaranteed 1st rounders. I say let Matt Moore QB next season, and wait another year for a 1st round QB. Draft WR Blackmon from Oklahoma State. He is a stud at WR.

Listen, I am a senior at Oklahoma (born in Miami though) and I can assure you that we, the Dolphins, want nothing to do with this kid. I've watched him play every game of his career, and I've never been so disappointed with a player. If I had to sum him up, I would describe him as "fools gold." He puts up great numbers and looks like a heisman winner some games, but when it matters most he is swallowed up by the moment. He can make every throw, is above average athletically, but he doesn't have the mental game to get it done, especially in the league. Trust me, there's a reason why no one here in Norman is overly thrilled he'll be back next year. Plus it wouldn't surprise me at all if Blake Bell eats up a significant chunk of Landry's minutes next year

Lets hire Al Pacino because he played the coach of the miami sharks in any given sunday. Atleast he took them to the playoffs Armando.
Posted by: Slam | January 05, 2012 at 05:21 PM

LOL Slam, Unlike the Movie Camron Diaz was the owner, And Steve Ross is no Camron Daiz. Ross looks like that cartoon Dog "Droppy Dog" Camron Diaz looks like.... Well she looks like Camron Diaz. LOL

Joe Schwartz,

I would love to see a wr corps of Justin Blackmon, Brandon Marshall, and Hartline in the slot next season. Bess is average at everything, wooing us at nothing.

I like this. We might have been tempted to reach for him.

Just Passing:

I'll pass on Cameron Diaz. She has a hair lip.

Just passing:

I resent your comment re Stephen Ross. He isn't nerly as good looking as me.

Quasi, Really?Lower your standards bro, Remember you are a phins fan.

I happen to think Ross is quite handsome.

Armando

Get with the program. Every beat writer in the country beats you!

Dolphins will interview Joe Philbin.

Just Passing:

OK, I didn't say I still wouldnt't put the wood to her. But you must admit, she has a hair lip. Seriously, look closely.

I firmly believe instead of reaching for a QB, we should just do a reach around.

Instead of interviewing Joe Philbin, we should go after Regis Philbin. Maybe he can bring in Kelly Rippa to coach a position. Now that would sell tickets. Heck, I would even settle for Kathy Lee Gifford. Wait, forget that. For a moment I thought it was still 1975. Sorry.

So much for a Celebrity HC- we're waiting for Fisher to call back.
So much for drafting a Superstar QB- we might as well go with Moore, rated #12 this year.

At least we still have our GM. (RT with our first pick!)

Dear Coach Fisher:

1980's called. They would like their hair and moustache returned back to them. Thank you.

Coach Fisher:

BTW, that whole teen wolf thing you have working with your chest hair doesn't work either. One word: "Waxing".

What's wrong with Coach Fisher's chest hair? I think it looks great!

I SEE THAT THE DONKY BRIGADE IS HERE IN FULL FORCE, THERES ODIN,CUBEN,DB/FB/YG/ETC.ETC, I WISH THEY GET JOB SO MY TAXS WOUD GO DOWN.
(BUFFET OF TAX BREAKS)

Regis Philbin all set to interview with the Dolphins over the weekend. Fans of the Packers offence and Kelly Ripa will be happy.

I'd drizzle honey all over Ms. Diaz's body and gladly lick it off.Just Saying.

Just Passing:

It would be more daring if you drizzled honey over Coach Fisher's hairy chest and licked it off. Now that would be quite a feat.

LOL, But no thanks.

What he REALLY meant:

I WISH THEY WANTED A JOB CAUSE I GO DOWN.
(BUFFET OF X-TASY)
Posted by: ALoco | January 05, 2012 at 05:58 PM

THIS BLOG AS USUAL GOING SOUTH BECUSE OF THE NEWLY FORMED STUPID GROUP.
(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)

THIS BLOG AS USUAL GOING SOUTH BECUSE OF THE NEWLY FORMED STUPID GROUP.
(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)
Posted by: ALoco | January 05, 2012 at 06:07 PM

Yeah, that reminds me. So, hows your new group doing anyways?

WHY I THINK ODEN ALREADY DRUNKING?
(BUFFET OF COCKTAILS)

Aloco:

You called the meeting of the stupid group. You said you would swear us in. Now your're throwing us under the bus? Gee, thanks.

***** WR Blackmon from Ok State MY review *****

If we fail to go all out and trade the franchise for Andrew Luck, my next pick would be this kid Blackmon. No need for me to valuate the kid, he is THAT GOOD and wouldn't be surprised if he didn't end up being the #2 pick. I'll get more into why at the end of this post.

It's obvious we need a QB and it's ain't happening folks so why waste a pick on another Pat White waste pick who is not on the radar. I don't see ANY potential franchise QBs in this draft that we can get. Luck gone, RGIII gone.

Hell, I can even see the Colts talking RG3 over Luck. (they will regret that) BUT, they can make a deal to take RG3 and also get perhaps the #2 and take Blackmon also.

We need to go out and make a deal in FA for whoever such as Manning if he can play, Flynn, etc.

Now back to why I take Blackmon. We already have Beast #1 so we can line up the NEW Beast #2. Teams will need to double BOTH beasts or pay. If they double both we have Bush.

Here is the numbers on Blackmon;

Scouting Report: At 6’1” and 215 pounds his size is pretty close to the prototype and while he may not run a 4.40 in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine in February he is plenty fast enough.

Blackmon’s first step after the catch is explosive and he accelerates quickly, which also benefits him coming off the line and allows him to get open against press coverage.

Click on the Sport Science: Justin Blackmon below and see how he IS the new BEAST.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_97kBZqj270&feature=player_embedded#!

Aloco is a pole smoker from way back.

Aloco:

That's it. You are out as a member of the Donkey Brigade. We wash our hands and hoofs of you.!

Why, do I have to find out on profootballtalk.com that the Phins are going to interview Philbin this weekend? Where isd the local reporting?

Aloco:

BTW, 7-11 called. You are late for work again. Get going!

Anyone else think it's unusual for a OC NOT to call the plays? I mean it does rarely happen but what does that say about the OC?

7/11 doesn't a shop in BOSTON,MA ,,,THEY ONLY IN FL,AND THE SOUTH.......

...I love Blackmon. He would be great addition to the offense. But, before the FO even thinks about etrading up for him. A few things must be answered. First off. Who is the coach, and what sort of philosophy will he have? Second, and most important? Who is going to play quarterback?

I get it that there will be a lot of you that say. Who cares who is quarterback. Get more playmakers, and the offense will thrive. I disagree. Let me explain.

I you believe that Matt Moore can handle an offense that is high paced, 35-50 attempts with little run game. Then this point is mute. IMO Moore is not that type of quarterback. Drafting a reciever like Blackmon without properly addresssing the QB situation is a recipe for disaster. See NY jets, They tried o force a pass first scheme onto a qb that was ill prepared to do this. By the time they went back to the run they were so confused as to who they were their season was in essance done. My point. And I know some will disagree. Do not think about trading up for Blackmon until the qb situation is first delt with.

Yeah Darryl but who? Or I should ask who's available at #8 or 9?

Aloco:

1st, work on your sentence structure and spelling. You are brutal. 2nd, since you are from Bawstan, what the f_ _ _ are you doing on this blog? Go to the Patriots blog and misspell words and butcher sentences. Then go to work at the local choke and puke slingin' hash and sweeping floors and get off public assistance.

QUISI MOTO A NEW ODEN PERSONALITY,ODEN BEEN DRUNKING SINSE NOON TODAY, LETS JUST HOPE THE STATE OF MICHAGAN HAS CONFESCATED HIS PICK-UP TRUCK.
(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)

DD,

I concur. We will have the HC vacancy filled soon and then they need to address the QB situation. After that draft the kid Blackmon.


With two beasts and Reggie's up the gut or outside or play action, we can make it happen. We ALSO need to address the tight end, shore up the O line and absolutely need to shore up the D. The D needs work both in the draft and FA, especially the secondary which to me, for all intent and purposes has been vacant for many, many, many years.

QUASI MATO.... WHY ARE YOU SO ANGRY ?

Blackmon is GONE by the time Miami drafts......go after ALSHON JEFFREY from South Carolina --- stats are down from last yr because of QB issues at SC. But, chack out his numbers from the last bowl game. This team MUST find more WR threats and build the right-side of the OL. Then get another or 2 pass-rushers (DL & OLB). Misi will be nothing more than MR. Average at OLB

Darryl,
Not sure if that would actualy be my reasoning for not drafting up. but I agree, stay where we are and take an RT or RG in the first round. The OL needs help. But if Blackmon were to fall (doubt it will happen) to say 7 or 8 then I would jump on it, otherwise let the chips fall where they may.

WELL, I WAS DRUNK THE DAY MY MOM GOT OUT OF PRISON
AND I WENT TO PICK HER UP IN THE RAIN
BUT BEFORE I COULD GET TO THE STATION IN MY PICKUP TRUCK
SHE GOT RUN NED OVER BY A DAMNED OLD TRAIN

FAKE ALOCO AT 6:46 ITS BECAUSE HE BEEN DRUNKING SINCE NOONE, ITS ALL THERE IS TO DO IN CANADA I GUESS.
(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)

IS IT TRUE THE CUBAN HAS MOVED TO ALBAMA ? B/C HE HAS NO MONEY,SO HE WENT TO LIVE WITH FATHER ......

Reif or Martin should be sitting between 8 and 10, Kalil will be to high in the draft probably 3rd. Those are the top 3 RT,Rg in the draft.

cocoajoe..I'm coming from the point of view that Blackmon will be long gone by the time we pick.. If we stay put at 8 or 9. My choice would be cornerback or free saftey. I don't know if there are any safties that are projected to go that high. But some sort of defensive playmaker.

We have to do better against the pass. I think that pass rush specialist is important. But also think the D-line showed some huge improvement throughout the year. Especially putting pressure on quarterbacks. IMO..To catch up with the elite teams. We have to be able to defend the pass.

Like I said. It is hard to start a wish list of prospects. We don't know who is going to be driving the boat. Or what sort of activity we will have in free agency..We have about 20 million dollars of cap space with the expiring contracts, and the escalating ones. Add that Cameron Wake is going to want more cash(I see holdout in the future).It may make signing big names, trading up, and finding a quarterback difficult.

FAKE ALOCO AT 6:49 AND 6:51, WE HAVENT HEARD FROM CUBAN SINCE HIS WIFE THROW HIM OUT AFTER HE GOT CAUGHT DEALING FAKE WATCHES IN NYC.

DD......... I AM SHOKED TO LEARN YOUR FIRST CHOICE , A CRAPY A CORNER BACK OR FREE SAFTY ...............................


THE (( CELLAR ))IS IUR DESTINY AS LONG AS WE HAVE FANS LIKE THAT


......


PS...DD.... YOU GOT TO SAY SOME THING TO MAKE ME BELIEVE IN YOU ...AGAIN .........

Hey Man! Wanna buy a watch?

I knows you need a watch.

Otherwise you'd KNOW it ain't no time to be in dis here neighborhood.

Darryl,
One safety is projected in the top 25, I think from Bama or LSU. Let me check that

John..I agree. Alshon Jeffrey is a stud. His quarterbacks on the other hand..Not so much. One guy to keep an eye on. And ALoco you will love this because I know how you feel about guys coming off injuries..Greg Childs from Arkansas. If he is around in the 6th or seventh round he would be a steal..If healthy.

Aloco:

I am angry because you have forsaken your brethren in the newly formed "Donkey Brigade". Seriously, I have no problem with you, nor anyone else on here.

Now, on a different note. Is it me or does Philbin look like a dead ringer for the guy who played the crooked police captain in L.A. Confidential? I just looked again. It's him, I'm telling you. I loved it when Russell Crowe kicked his butt in that movie. Excellent flick by the way.

DD, FAKE ALOCO AT 6:57, ENJOY YOU POSTS VERY INFORMATIVE, MY ONLY QUESTION IS WHO DOLPINS PICK AS HC, MARTY WHO 97 YEAR OLD OR JEFF FISHER WHO LOOK LIKE HE SHOULD BE HOLDING A RAG UNDER INTERSTATE ASKING TO WASH YOUR WINDOW FOR 30 CENTS?

Barron from Alabama is the only SS in the first, listed at 23rd

DD....... I DON'T LOOK @ THE DRAFT ANY MORE .....EVERY YEAR WE GO THROUGH THE SAME CRAP AND WE ALWAYS IN THE ...CELLAR..........

MOTO.... THAT MOVIE WHERE KIM .B WON AN OSCAR IS GREAT MOVIE AND YES YOU R RGIHT ABOUT THAT PHILBIN ..........

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