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Naanee looking for best year of career

Legedu Naanee has been a role player during his NFL career. He's looking for a breakout with the Dolphins.

How do I know?

He says as much below:

(On how his initial meetings were with Coach Philbin and what was the determining factor in signing with the Dolphins) - “First of all, they went great just walking around the facility. Seeing first of all, the history on the walls and from being a kid watching the Dolphins and then meeting with Coach (Joe) Philbin who had so much success in Green Bay and the enthusiasm and vision that they had there and kind of bring that same kind of program here. It was a no brainer to come.”

(On if he knew anyone on the team before signing and what did they say about the Dolphins) - “The only player I knew and played with was Kevin Burnett. We played together in San Diego. I haven’t talked to anybody on the team or anybody about the Dolphins before my visit. I just kind of came and let that be my first impression.”

(On how is your foot injury) - “The foot injury is healed. The biggest part is getting back to running and practicing every day, so as far as the recovery part I mean that will come with time and playing football, conditioning, and all that stuff so today was a great day my first day working out as a Dolphin. And I ready to build on that.”

(On what are your expectations) - “I’m ready to come in and have my best year. Seems like each year I’ve kind of built on what I’ve done before and in the last couple years I have had a kind of injury that kind of slowed down that production for me. This year, looking forward to staying healthy all 16 games and putting my best football on the field.”

(On what has held you back besides the injuries) - “I think that’s exactly it, the injury thing. Being in there for four games like 2010. I was in there for a few games and had injuries that set you back. You get back and get into the loop of everything. I think it’s important to be healthy 16 straight games and this year especially being able to join early with the offseason programs and getting that relationship with the quarterback. Stuff like that is huge. I’m excited about it.”

(On how do you see yourself in the offense) - “Well, I’m not exactly sure how I’ll fit in it. Today, was the first day of install, the first time being expose to the offensive team. The X’s and O’s of what they’re trying to get done so from the stand point right now I’m just trying to get down, learn it, and then play football. Stay in the role that they have for me initially and just grow within the offense. This is the first time I’ve played in this offense and right now I’m focusing on the details getting the X’s and O’s down.”

(On have you played in a West Coast offense before) - “No.”

(On what are the differences with the West Coast offense) - “Just from today, Day One, a lot of it was just terminology. Concepts are similar, but as far as the way that plays are called, the way every is going to be done. It’s different than how I’ve it done previously so that’s one thing I’m going through right now.”

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First!!

I woke up the roosters today!!!! Fins in the playoffs...nuff!!!!

I think the one thing no one is says is that with a new coach and new system, everyone needs to prove themselves. Especially at the WR position. All these guys who lacked playing time, now is the time to prove yourself.

Sounds good to me.

All we can do is look for positives. It is starts with draft and it will be here soon!!

Somehow I do not trust 3 people in this organization.

1. Stephen Ross
2. Jeff Ireland
3. Mike Dee

One or all of them will find a way for our team to fail. The only solution is get rid of them.

Mike Dee better not mess up this draft by not taking Tannenhill. By the looks of the schedule there is no way in hell we can secure the no.1 pick with Jax, Colts and Raiders on the schedule.

Now is the year to take the QB.

Players with injury issues are unreliable. I can't believe anyone realistically thinks he'll play 16 games.

13-3

Mike dee picks players? Wow people talk about things they do not know. Thats a miami fan.

Ugh....gonna be a loooonnnggggg season

Not true,,,, I actually like what they have done
Get rid of Marshall before facing suspension...Not overpaying for a never has been QB,, Decent young FA in Naanee and Guyton, The draft is the key, we dont need to have quantity, we need quality... I would package our 2 and 1st 3rd and get pack into the 1st round ... We need three starters from this draft

Pretty cupcake schedule. Too bad we're rebuilding. 8-8 would be an excellent year IMO. I'm not sure we get to .500, but if we were farther down the line I'd say this was a Playoff year (based on the schedule). Good year to work out some kinks.

Also, I'm happy we have no primetime games (1 Thurs nighter). Nationalized games haven't been good to us lately. Don't want the World to see how sausage is being made down in Miami. Let's get it together than blow up on the scene in upcoming years.

YG,

My last 2 blog posts were Apr 15th and then Apr 17th. You said it had been 4 days without a new topic? Do you know what 17-15 is?

Doesn't matter. You are obviously back where you belong. All the best to you.

Craziest person I've ever talked to. I swear this dude is bipolar

YG,
My last 2 blog posts were Apr 15th and then Apr 17th. You said it had been 4 days without a new topic? Do you know what 17-15 is?
Doesn't matter. You are obviously back where you belong. All the best to you.
Craziest person I've ever talked to. I swear this dude is bipolar

Posted by: Ohio Dolfan | April 18, 2012 at 09:02 AM

I've looked at your blog. Please don't diss this one & make yours look relevant. You LITERALLY have 6-7 people repeating yourselves all day. WOW!

It's boring. No diversity. A bunch of homer fans s*cking each other off talking about how great it is to have a forum to just talk football.

Gets pretty boring talking to the same 5 people every day, don't it? This blog has at least 10 times as many trolls as you have regular bloggers.

Go back to where you belong, Boringville.

If you prefer "10 times as many trolls" then stay.

I have no issue with Armando, just with YG throwing a hissy fit and fabricating some story that I did something to him. I left 5th grade a long time ago.

Were you the one wishing death to my wife? Is that the kind of diversity you enjoy?

If you prefer "10 times as many trolls" then stay.

I have no issue with Armando, just with YG throwing a hissy fit and fabricating some story that I did something to him. I left 5th grade a long time ago.

Were you the one wishing death to my wife? Is that the kind of diversity you enjoy?

Pretty funny Odin had to create a fake name to come to Craig's defence yesterday. Unconcerned Observer? LMAO

So unconcerned that he had to create a fake name & blog about it LMAO

Anyone could see Craig M got eaten alive by trolls yesterday. When you talk like he does, it's easy to be humiliated. Just like you! The two of you restort to name calling.

Odin, stop hiding behind fake names. You can come to Craig's defense under your own name. However, considering it is embarassing to support a character like that, you might wanna stay Incognito.

Were you the one wishing death to my wife? Is that the kind of diversity you enjoy?

Posted by: Ohio Dolfan | April 18, 2012 at 09:15 AM

No, that wasn't me. That was Loser.

The fact is, you attracted 6-7 real bloggers. Who say the same things all day long. It's not a blog, it's a borefest. Most still even post here.

You can advertise it anywhere. You don't need to continue to blog here if you loathe it so much. Go back to your highly monitored circle jerk. Your grand creation.

Put up or shut up.

Ohio, obviously this joker has come to check out your blog and give you traffic. So the joke's really on him (even though he's too dimwitted to understand it).

Just thank him for his patronage and keep it moving.

Highly monitored? I haven't had to ban anyone.

And I have the stats for my website you don't, stop making them up.

And when you hide behind a fake name, you have no place telling anyone to "put up or shut up"

And when I chat here I'm not advertising! Just talking to JS, DC, and the others.....inbetween the 5 pages of trolling anyway.

Nothing new is said here as far as football topics go either right now. Just your daily 5th grade humor and attacks on the people trying to talk football

I know DC,

I normally don't give them the light of day. Just got sick of the lies and fabrications going on.

Just posted on your page Ohio. As far as this blog, these trolls are all fans of other teams anyhow (Bills, Jets, Pats, Tennessee). That's what makes it worse. Mando's blog is being ruined by our FOES! You'd think he'd be more engaged to that fact, but he obviously has better things to do.

It's a shame. But at least we have other outlets. Thanks OHIO!

Ohio, stop whining about this blog & go talk football at yours. I've never met such a bunch of whining babies in my life.

DC, you have the intelligence of a gnat. And I mean no disrespect to gnats. I checked his blog 1 time, yesterday, to see the crowd. Predictably it was exactly what YG said it was. A Circle jerk of 6-7 people saying the same thing.

I could care less about the attention anyone generates anywhere or what you think especially.

I'm tired of you people whining about everything. Just Shut the fukk up already & deal with it. Nobody wants to see a bunch of crying girls on a football blog.

You both would fit in well with the 80 year old hags playing bingo in the chruch basement!

Go FUKK yourself loser! You're NOT a Dolphins fan, you're just here to be a FUKKKING ASSSHOLE, and no one gives a FLYING FUKKK what you think!

How you like THEM apples FUKKK?

It's a rebuild year, it's a rebuild year.

Nonsense.

What does that mean? Will we have more new players this year than the non rebuilding teams?

The sky is falling.

It's rebuild year.

Let's be happy with 8 and 8 that will be a success.

Typical fans down here happy to justify mediocrity.

Post to Armando:

If this is the blog you're administering, I will single-handedly make it the killing fields of Cambodia.

I'm sick of these non-Dolphins fan trolls, and I'm using my enormous clout to blow back the enemy.

Everyone else is WELCOME!

so the post at 9:40 was a mile long whining session claiming other people whine.
haha

Posted by: Ohio Dolfan | April 18, 2012 at 09:43 AM

I didn't whine doofus. I called you & others like you out to stfu. You give men a bad name.

I dont blog everyday about how the blog sucks, the trolls are out of hand. That's all you, Craig M, odinseye, DC dumkoff and the like.

The message is to all you babies. SHUT THE FUKK UP OR MOVE ON. The reality is, nobody cares if they ever see you again.

A rebuild year means you just had a failed coaching staff with a failed philosophy. And now the team has all these dinosaurs on it that need to be replaced. And that can't be done in 1 year. It will take a couple of years at least to turn over the personnel into what Philbin needs to succeed.

It's not accepting mediocrity, it's accepting reality.

I'm sick of these non-Dolphins fan trolls, and I'm using my enormous clout to blow back the enemy.

Posted by: DC Dolfan | April 18, 2012 at 09:48 AM

Don't you mean Gout?

Keep talking loser. We're not the ones posting on another team's blog. Talk about having no friends. You're a pitiful disgrace of a human being. That fact can't be wiped away. We all can leave the blog and continue our lives. You'll STILL be pitiful. That's the difference. We belong, YOU don't FUCKO!

Keep talking loser. We're not the ones posting on another team's blog. Talk about having no friends. You're a pitiful disgrace of a human being. That fact can't be wiped away. We all can leave the blog and continue our lives. You'll STILL be pitiful. That's the difference. We belong, YOU don't FUCKO!

Posted by: DC Dolfan | April 18, 2012 at 09:52 AM

It's doucher to you, DC aszwipe. You fit in well with all the Obama douchers in DC.

You continue to embarass yourself. Becase I'm not afraid to tell you what an arrogant, egotistical, snobbish clown you & your friends are, that makes me not a fan? LMAO

Nice rationale, if you were 6 years old. Whatever you have to do to escape the reality of your patheticism, you go ahead.

Rant away baby, RANT AWAY! Show the blog what a whiner & thin skinned jackwad you are! It hasn't been on dsiplay enough today LMAO

Can't handle a so called blog troll. Come on DC douchebag, must up all your gout & attack me! Get all Civil War on me!

Clown! You can't teach Stupid people. LMAO

Agreed DC,
this guy is the definition of pathetic.
And he'll be posting under a different cowardly name soon

Posted by: Ohio Dolfan | April 18, 2012 at 09:55 AM

This IS my name nimrod. Wanna make any more ASSumptions? I'll be here all day, just for you.

very true dc, this year is def a rebuilding one. just sucks we have to waste this cake schedule on it.

Yeah, it's actually too easy to shoot him down. It does give my devilish side joy though. Especially since he's the enemy (and doesn't even deny it). These yahoos made that mistake the other day (letting on to who they really are).

And now it makes all the sense in the World. They don't like the team, and want to destroy the blog from fans enjoying discussing in a community of like-minded people. That's what makes Mando's apparent lack of concern that much more disheartening to me. Why allow that? Especially when they come out in the open and show themselves. You'd think that would be the final straw. But, if there's no moderation, then I can also go as far as I want in response. So fukk it, add an extra letter hear, and just make this the biggest cesspool it can be. Maybe that will open some eyes at the Herald.

Definition of a Loser:

Blogging on 2 different sites, simultaneously.

Guilty parties: DC Doucher & Ohio Doucher.

Yet, I have no friends? LMAO

lol, he's not "afraid" to talk back to me on a blog. Because you WOULD be afraid to talk to me to my face, right punk? You're such a pitiful disgrace. What a piece of trash.

Go back to the Jets blog you sissy!

DC, I've forgotten more about the phins than you'll ever know. Bank on that Mr. know it all.

See, you're not as smart as you try to convince ppl you are. You're whole theory is blown out of the water.

If you'd shut your trap for 2 seconds & reflect on your ignorance, I'd accept your apology.

Nanee Nanee

lol, he's not "afraid" to talk back to me on a blog. Because you WOULD be afraid to talk to me to my face, right punk? You're such a pitiful disgrace. What a piece of trash.
Go back to the Jets blog you sissy!

Posted by: DC Dolfan | April 18, 2012 at 10:05 AM

More ASSumptions from you? You haven't learned your lesson yet?

Why would I be afraid of you & your gout?

DC Gas Bag, having trouble with uric acid lately?

dc and ohio, get a life already. you sound like fat chicks talking about which eye liner will make them sexy.

This is my last response (to you loser). I rarely respond to trolls anymore. Especially since they aren't even Dolphins fans. So when I don't respond to you anymore, PLEASE continue to troll me. It really makes my day when I know I've gotten under some loser's skin SO MUCH, they troll me around all day to try and disrupt my enjoyment speaking to the REAL fans on here.

Take the sign of me ignoring you as your irrelevance in this World. You are a nobody. As much as you try to get your voice heard, you'll never be a somebody. And I'll treat you as such. You amount to a whole lotta NOTHING! Enjoy yourself loser.

FYI, I am not beezer & I'm out. enjoy your circle jerking LMAO I'm sure more trolls will be out later to riduclue you further. I'm sure you'll give them the ammo.

DC, learn your lesson from today. My intial comments were to Ohio. Don't butt in. Learn to keep your big trap shut when it don't pertain to you.

You won't look as dumb as you did today.

Ohio-
I just squeezed out a wee rosebud.

Every letter ever typed by DC Dolfan on his federal computer is a public record. You'd be fired if your boss knew what you do here. Feel bad now, DC.

Ohio,

Not sure if you're still around or not but you welcomed trouble when you accepted YG to your blog. Guys a nutcase! Can talk with him fine one day and then he's off the deep end the next. Bipolar would be my guess too.

To the trolls (not even sure if it's one guy or multiple guy...bt who really cares)....you talk about being 'humiliated'. You don't have a clue what you're talking about. 'Humiliated'? Maybe only in your eyes. I'm hear to express opinion (a lot less because of some you troll, by the way). You don't like it, that's fine. I have no problems with diferring opinion but when you START namecalling you'll get pushback. Take a look at where it originates. I'm not here to be a robot and agree with evrything that's been said. I have a University education and was taught to think for myself. Sorry if that's a problem for you but that's life.

Im a real fan from Texas I think any one who goes on blogs to talk to people or go on someones blog for fun is a Loser grow up fill your life with purpose love all... Like I said Philbin will help so will the new d cor peace Next level year- Hartline!

This is my 11-5 prediction for 2012. Four losses are away games. Getting Coples or Ingram with the 8th pick will contribute largely to this prediction. The Fins will probably lose another 3 to 4 games if they take Tannehill (without a new starting imnpact pass rusher).

L - Week 1 — Sept. 9 at Houston, 1 p.m.
W - Week 2 — Sept. 16, OAKLAND, 4:15 p.m.
W - Week 3 — Sept. 23, N.Y. JETS, 1 p.m.
W - Week 4 — Sept 30, at Arizona, 4:05 p.m.
L - Week 5 — Oct. 7, at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
W - Week 6 — Oct. 14, St. Louis, 1 p.m.
Week 7 — Oct. 21, Bye
L - Week 8 — Oct. 28, at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.
W - Week 9 — Nov. 4, at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
W - Week 10 — Nov. 11, Tennessee, 1 p.m.
W - Week 11 — Nov. 15, at Buffalo, 8:20 p.m. (Thur.)
W - Week 12 — Nov. 25 — SEATTLE, 1 p.m.
W - Week 13 — Dec. 2, NEW ENGLAND, 1 p.m.
L - Week 14 — Dec. 9, at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.
W - Week 15 — Dec. 16, JACKSONVILLE, 1 p.m.
W - Week 16 — Dec. 23, BUFFALO, 1 p.m.
L - Week 17 — Dec. 30, at New England, 1 p.m.

That's all we're really asking. If you're a fan, come to THIS blog and discuss/debate respectfully. If you're a troll fan of another team, stay on your side of the fence. We don't come to your blog, so don't come here.

Wow whats going on in here today? Sounds like a episode of Days of our Lives. Ohio beefing with YG, DC cursing someone out. SO much Drama between men..

swamy come on dude, its a cake schedule but this isnt a good football team right now. 8-8 is the best, 5-11 be bottom. hate saying it but 5-11 would be the best outcome, we are rebuilding and could use another solid first rd pick next year

You can advertise it anywhere.

Put up or shut up.

Posted by: what a doucher | April 18, 2012 at 09:23 AM

Why THANK YOU. I think I will.

dolphintalkwordpress . com

No Troll Tards allowed.

Ohio,

I haven't checked out the comments on your blog yet but I can just imagine. My suggestion would be to limit who's a part of the conversation, otherwise we're going to get into some of the same problems that we have here. Kinda like the collection of bloggers you've got on there right now. Not sure who we're missing but seems to be going well. Keep up the good work!

Ohio, I checked in once, Nice blog my friend...

Our schedule is cake, to bad we did not have more pieces in place. We wont have a sechedule like this again for another 4 years. :)

Poizen, I know you hate being tied to Henne, so forgive me. But wouldn't you like to see Henne play against us that game? I think it would give good finality to the fans. Whatever the outcome, it would be psychologically healing IMO. I would love to see it (just don't want Jax to win that game).

Craig, I got upset today because the other day, pretty much every troll (it might have just been 1 guy) wasn't a Dolphins fan. It's one thing to be a Dolphins fan troll. But to be a troll fan of another team. That's unacceptable. Heck, we have enough drama between real fans like you and me, ha ha.

I just can't have fans of other teams come here to ruin our little neck of the woods. Maybe it's the stuff in the news. Stand Your Ground and all that.

What many here can't accept is that they are viewed negatively. Some egos cannot handle criticism.

They blog in condescending tone, with a complex & need to feel important. They bring it upon themselves.

As an outsider who posts rarely, this is quite clear to me so I'm sure it holds true for others. It's not 1 troll or 2 or 3. There appear to be many.

Someone keeps saying they are not fans but, I do not see them attacking the team. I see them attacking bloggers. It is also the same bloggers who generate the most trolling. Why? Take a look at yourselves.

When you say things you can't prove, this is what turns people off to you. My advice is, stick to what you know, not what you don't.

This free tip was sponsored by the Miami Herald.

"No Troll Tards allowed."

Odin, always with the gay trademark. You're not even creative. How many fake names is that for you now?

Ha! Yes, I seem to be Tied to Henne somehow or another. DC, I want the phins to win the game, and I REALLY want to be wrong about Henne! Honestly!

I really think he will win that job in Jax and will be playing against us. The good news is, he does not have a lot of receiving weapons to use there, good for our sake. Sucks for him. However he did lead us to a 7-9 record after Penny went 0-4 and got hurt with Ted Ginn as his #1 receiver.

Ohio, no more Coldumbo, thank the good lord. One of you guys squeeze out of Mando what Philbin's analysis was of Henne... I think you would be suprised. We offered him a contract, but he decided to move on. If you hear what Philbin says about him maybe many of you would change your opinion on him.

Either way, no matter what side you are on, Thank God there is a new day, just the name Henne sparked negativity in general with the fan base. We needed a fresh start.

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