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Dolphins sign Jabar Gaffney, cut Naanee and Fluellen

Many of you are getting your wish.

The Miami Dolphins signed wide receiver Jabar Gaffney and terminated the contracts of defensive lineman Andre Fluellen and wide receiver Legedu Naanee and waived/injured linebacker Mike Rivera, it was announced today.

This signals the end of Naanee's short and uninspiring time with the Dolphins. He was told of the move this morning. Rivera and Fluellen only had a cup of coffee with the Dolphins.

The addition of Gaffney seemed at times inevitable for the Dolphins once the Patriots cut him and didn't offer him a chance to return. Gaffney was cut by New England in the preseason while he was nursing a leg injury.

He is apparently healthy now.

Once Gaffney learns the offense, he can give the Dolphins three solid wide receivers to put on the field at the same time. The Dolphins have been looking for that with no luck -- as Naanee failed and Anthony Armstrong got his opportunity and lately has been demoted mostly to special teams work.

The 6-2, 200 pound wide receiver is in his 11th season. Gaffney was originally a second-round pick (33rd overall) in the 2002 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans where he spent his first four seasons with the team. Gaffney has also played with the New England Patriots (2006-08) and Denver Broncos (2009-10).  He joins Miami after spending last season with the Washington Redskins where he established career highs in both receptions (68) and receiving yards (947). Gaffney also tied a career high with five touchdowns. He has played in 155 career games with 103 starts and has caught 443 passes for 5,622 yards and 24 touchdowns.

Gaffney played two seasons at the University of Florida, where he totaled 138 career receptions for 2,375 yards (17.2 avg.) with 27 touchdowns. He received consensus first-team All-America honors and was a finalist for the Biletnikoff Award (nation’s best receiver) as a redshirt sophomore in 2001 after ranking second in the nation in receiving yards per game (108.3 / 67-1,191, 13 TDs). Gaffney also set an NCAA Division I-A freshman record for receiving yards (1,184 on 71 receptions) and receiving touchdowns (14) as a redshirt freshman in 2000 while earning consensus National Freshman of the Year accolades and first-team All-Southeastern Conference honors. Born December 1, 1980, Gaffney was a two-year starter at Raines County High School in Jacksonville, Florida.

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First!!

Great news to hear Naanee is gone, Gaffney is an obvious upgrade if his body holds up. Great move if not because of Gaffney it's because Naanee is out

Hope the move helps. Guess time will tell.

Bout freaking time Naanee was cut! I learned your true colors today Salguero. Shame

Good move for the Phins. We needed some experience from a WR that actually started a game.

Trolls, BE A MAN OF YOUR WORD & LEAVE

Na ne na ne na ne na ne hey hey hey good bye !

DC DUMBELL, Quit trolling DC name and be a man and post in your true name chicken s*it

Please pick a number other than 19!

just push up matthews. what the frick. Im sorry, he is not bad. you can prove that to me. put the man on the field.

YES!!!
YES!!!!
YES!!!!!!!!!!!!

Again, YES!!!!!

Philbin is THE REAL DEAL!!! This Man gets it!!!!

He's Not Shula!!! But Philbin is better than What We've Had!!!

Did M-Shizzle Cut him in the Offensive MEeting?

M-Shizzle this Morning-
"Naanee if ur Contract wasn't Guaranteed Sherm will Fire U. Oh, what's that Coach? Ireland said M-Shizzle can do it! Naanee Ur Fired, Egnew ur Next!! I'm telling u Phil, Next Year we Make all the Decisions in the Draft! Screw the BallBoy!"

Why is it Always Ireland, Philbin, and Sherman when they look at players. Philbin doesn't trust Ireland.

Yes, I got my wish, Naanee is gone.

Trolls, don't bother with the troll. It's fine, I'm going to pray for him because I'm better than him (and he really hates that).

Yes, Socialists believe they are better than everyone.

FOR ONCE DC IS RIGHT!

See you in November troll. Remember, I'm coming for your guns, and it's going to be Sharia Law for you. Smooches!

Let's hope this guy is healthy and can contribute.

I asked Armando if he was going on the Sedano show and he said no and what do you know Sedano just annouced Salguero will be on at 4:30pm. Lying sc*mbag!

DC, being as dumb & anti american as you are, you should not be allowed to vote.

Tell you what dummy, I'll give you my address & you can come try to take my guns.

If you can avoid me ripping your miserable head off & shi8ting down your throat first.

Is that Sharia compliant enough for you?

actually we needed an established vet wr to mentor the young guys. gaffney is a good addition but why did it take so long? the number of guys ireland has signed and released is mind boggling.

Yeah. Naanee gone another JI fail F/A pick
JI sucks the worst GM ever in dolphins history!

I just saw this news. Thank god. Gaffney is a much better option than Naanee. He had a pretty good year last season.

Good moves. And he isn't a mid season pick up from Dallas

From the Last Blog. (This News is to good!!! but Just want to leave with one last thing to say.)

Everyone please Watch "Koch Brothers Exposed", these guys own Georgia Paper. They are the 2 most influential people in american Politics(Guys behind all these Super PAC's). It's on Netflix or Hulu. Dashi was watching Cuurent Tv today when they played it. Very Enlightening Documentary!!! Extremely Insightful!!

It explains how Much Money Does it Take To Control a GOV'T! To get ONLY UR LAWS PASSED!!

We all know thats how Gov't Works. It's just nice to put a Face on "THE MAN".

THE MAN= KOCH BROTHERS

Pronounced COKE Brothers!

They might actually be worst than the Drug.

Honestly Trolls R us, y r u still here? Y mention you r leaving for good and u post on the very next article?

*Current TV

Not a moment too soon. "Nanny" just sucked. I saw it pre-season games...he did well in practice but couldn't produce game time. Not sure what we got in Gafney. "Nanny" let us down. He'll be delivering U.S. mail to a neighborhood near you soon!

I'm liking how Philbin doesn't mess around! Y stick with someone who is regressing?? I only wish this had happened earlier but Gafney prob wasn't healthy earlier..

If only they made this move last week before Naanee would make his first catch for an un forced fumble

greg z,

Ireland signed the guys and they didn't work in Philbin's system. Is Ireland being blames for that too? What do you suggest he should have done?

My guess is that Gaffeny has been hurt and may still be hurt. Good move. Let's see how it helps.

ROSS. CUT JI NEXT PUT PHILBIN IN CONTROL OF THE TEAM AND LET PHILBIN HIRE A GM THAT HAS THE SAME PHILOSOPHY!! ROSS WHAT YOU WAITING FOR!! THIS YEAR FREE AGENTS FAILED JUST LIKE LAST YEAR!!

Honestly Trolls R us, y r u still here? Y mention you r leaving for good and u post on the very next article?
Posted by: robbyhernz | October 02, 2012 at 04:28 PM

Tyical of a hypocritical know nothing liberal.

It's in their DNA

I hope he learns the offense fast and he should run precise routes if he was with the Patsies... Good move!!!!

Can we PLEASE cut D Thomas?

Y Ron Son? He's on his rookie contract and has lots of room for growth!! Ask D Revis how good he is on screens!

robby, Im still here cause I want to be so fock off!

Next we need to fire Ireland.

Only then do we have a chance for improvement!

Trolls r Us, u r free to do so, but then don't threaten to leave!! What's the point? Who do u think your scaring? Y the hypocrisy??

D Thomas is PATHETIC!

Dashi,
I'll see your Koch brothers and raise you a George Soros.

ROSS FIRE IRELAND NNNNNOOOOOWWWWWWWW!!!! JEFF SUCKS. FIRE HIM NNNNNOOOOOWWWWWWWW! PHILBIN IS THE NEXT GREAT COACH FOR THE PHINS. PLEASE ROSS DON'T LET JI PICK NO MORE PLAYERS! PLEASE:(

Dump Anthony Armstrong & get Plaxico here!!!

Hahahaha, Dashi has prob never heard of Soros..

I'm still open...Lol!

The Dolphins should have signed Gaffney a long time ago. I'm glad they got rid of Legedu. It was the right move. The only time his name's been mentioned the whole season was when he caused his own fumble.

Is Gaffney a speedster or possession receiver?

Trolls, tell us. Why are you not a man of your word?

Is it noble where you're from to say 1 thing & do the complete opposite? To say you'll do 1 thing not? HAve you evern been accountable for anything in your life?

That would explain your need for gov't dependancy.

Answer Trolls!!! And come up with something other than we're racist!

2 weeks too late. SMH

Only a Jests fan would support Irescum.

robby,

More of a possession receiver.

To the guy who want rid of D. Thomas, why? Because then you can say, 'see another Ireland bust'. Seriously guys! Thomas is having a tough stretch right now but why would you give him away? How does that make the team better? It's really an idiotic comment! He's not big money and he can still help and is still young. You'd replace him with who?

Harsh Zonk!! The J word??

And he isn't a mid season pick up from Dallas
Posted by: klndry | October 02, 2012 at 04:26 PM

Lol, thank god

We will hammer away all week on these keys. But if you want to know the truth........(don't tell anyone I told you).........Odin's inside sources deep within the Bat Cave have informed me that changes are coming THIS WEEK.

One of two moves will be made. Mark my words. Ireland and Philbin will either cut Naanee(guaranteed money and all)and bring in Gaffney. Or they will deactivate him and bring up Matthews or Moore.

Remember.......you didn't hear it from me. Shhhhhhhhhh...........Keep It On The DL-LOL!


Posted by: odinseye | October 02, 2012 at 01:50 AM
===================================================

Whud I say? Whud I tell YOU?

My "Bat Cave" sources knows whats UP!

NA-NA..na-na na-na..NA-NA! BATMAN!!!!

Yeah, if you're going to bring the Koch Brothers into the conversation, you'd sure as s**t better know who's financing your side first. Soros could probably buy an entire football team made up of Koch Brothers.

This is your typical modern day Republican conservative. Embarrassing to the core.

"DC, being as dumb & anti american as you are, you should not be allowed to vote.

Tell you what dummy, I'll give you my address & you can come try to take my guns.

If you can avoid me ripping your miserable head off & shi8ting down your throat first.

Is that Sharia compliant enough for you?"

Violent, ignorant, and not to be trusted running our once great country. The Dems can't be trusted either but lets be honest, the Republican sheep are the worst. It's obvious to every Independent in this country which party to steer clear from in the coming election. And until the Republicans come back to reality I hope you all get used to losing every election. Stop blaming everyone else for why you can't win, look long and hard in the mirror and start cleaning your house so we can have real choices again. I mean Mitt Romney, seriously? That's the best they came up with? But look at who he was running against, Cain, Perry, Bachmann, etc. It had to be Mitt but for all the wrong reasons.

JEFF IRELAND THE ARGUABLE THE WORST COACH IN DOLPHIN HISTORY!
THE ONLY REASON TANNEHILL WAS PICK WAS BECAUSE OF SHERMAN AND PHILBIN. JI DON'T KNOW HOW TO PICK QB OR ANYONE ELSE FOR THAT MATTER!

Maybe now T-hill can get 300yds a Week! M-Shizzle might be ready to open his Good Book even More!! What the fins will have 3 Legit Wr's that Can CATCH!!!

Gaffney is a sure Thing. He CATCHES THE BALL!

#1 Thing for a Philbin WR! Not Speed, Not Strength, Maybe even more important than Route Running. Catch the Dang Ball!!! Remember Philbin has admitted Bess has opened his eyes even More in to what Makes a Wr Great. Bess Catches the Ball with the Best of them!

Gaffney knows the WCO. He's a Good Team Guy. Played in NE.

JG Lets Bess play inside More!

Again, U have to like Philbin More and More. Sporano would've never Done This!!!! EVER!!!

Philbin gave Naanee his shot for Irelands Sake. But After Sunday even Ireland Knew time to cut Bait.

Philbin wasn't going to Let Naanee Disgrace the Fin Uniform Again.

Philbin has a Standard!!!!!

Dashi Trusts we are in good hands for next Season and Beyond!

Dashi said it as soon as Philbin was done with the O-Line, Time to fix the WR's! The man is on his JOB!!!

The Defense will be fixed Next Year, But they Are playing Harder than Ever Before.

But the Defensive Players better watchout. Once Philbin is Done with the O, U guys are NEXT!! Starting with the LB's and Ending With the Safety's.

We Need

LB's
FS
and CB's
In that Order. Get on ur Job Ireland. If they Suck don't worry fin Fans Philbin will cut them.

I would say that Naanee was signed because he was healthy and had special teams value. Gaffney earlier this year was not healthy. Glad this regime can adjust and improve (hopefully).

robby, Im tired of typing and Gaffney is a possession WR

Dashi,

don't be hatin on Ireland,,be nice.

getting rid of Naanee was a good move, the reason that Gaffney was not signed before is because he was injured..he is not fast but he can catch the ball...

ray, you're still clue less as usual..

I really don't care who here says I stupid or a idiot. The record speaks for it self. F u c k JI !

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