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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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You People must be careful. I remember Sparano cutting Players after one bad Game(Bennie Sapps, Jason Allen, others) and it didn't work out too well. I remember.

I don't have a problem at this point with D. Thomas. He's only in his 2nd year and has had some good games. Not ready to close the book on the guy just yet. Good thing some of you aren't running the team. lol

Where does Slaton play again? They aren't even similar in stature or running style. D Thomas is a threat catching the ball. pretty much the sole reason Revis is out the rest of the year with that killer juke move on the screen play. That was a 3 and 10 conversion as well.

John A, gladly revisit this with u! Obama is doing better in swing states that have Rep Governors and r improving. It's been a long time since HOPE AND CHANGE and we'll see if our country realizes this.

"It's always Ur side that's arrested at rallies bro!!"

See , another example of the "party people" just not getting it.


I am an independant, I don't let a party dictate to me what to do with my vote unlike you apparently. I have no side. I have voted Republican and I have voted Democrat.

Your parties are ruining this country with your taking sides crap! I do have a side though, I'm on America's side, I do what is best for my country imo.
Keep being a party shill. You're parties have driven our great country so far down that our dollar is almost worthless. Canadiens are laughing at us! And you two dopey party morons sit around pointing the finger at the other. IT'S BOTH OF YOUR FAULTS!

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

Posted by: ray | October 02, 2012 at 04:51 PM

Ray, since Ireland went solo he's put together a top 5 rushing team and a the no. 1 rushing D! He's put together top flight O-lines and D-lines. Remember, games are won and lost in the trenches.

To add insult to injury, IN YOUR CASE, he did it during a REBUILD YEAR! ROTFLMAO!

Just Stop It Ray. You're embarrassing yourself MORE than USUAL! Bhwaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaa!!!!

John, our parties have driven our Country so far down that our dollar is also worthless? WOW!! And u still want Obama? That's irrational, we're 16 trillion in debt and he still printing more money with QE3!!

Is it just me...or did it take public outrage to get Jeff Ireland to make a move with Naanee?

Mr. Ross are you listening?

If wide reciever Gaffney had almost a 1000 yards last year, I cant believe he was still out there. Great pick up for a change.

People concerned for our dollar that still support him perplex me!! Just like Jews who support him..

It doesn't matter who will win the election here. There is a 15-20 year economic recovery and adjustment Worldwide that nobody can erase or even should interfere with. Meanwhile, just adjust your budget and live within your means.

Naanee, no no.

look thomas hasnt looked good, in fact he has sucked. but only 2nd year, lets see where hes at at the end of the season

The fire Ireland thing is getting old. Talk about that after the season. In the meantime let's support our team.

Q: Is winslow worth taking a look at or he to much of a head case for philbin?

Ireland has done a great job this year. He had a monster draft this yr and Pouncey is a beast.

Robby it's all good. Don't mean to get harsh if I was. I hope you see that I was actually defending you now. The guy brought up politics in your post that had nothing to do with politics. The problem I have as an independent is I hear a lot of hate coming from the Republicans. Words like progressive liberal, nazi, socialist, and many other terms to describe Democrats. The only thing I hear Dems saying is Conservatives. That's why I call those Reps whack jobs, everything is doom and gloom and there's always some derogatory term used to describe their opponents.

I just wish people would wake up and see the two party system is failing miserably. That's why I post under John Adams. He was quoted as saying he was afraid the country wouldn't thrive very long under such a constrictive voting system. I agree and I wish we as Americans would say enough is enough. We won't support either of your parties until you improve. Why do we keep buying such an inferior product?

BECAUSE WE HAVE NO CHOICE! Ha. Imagine if you went to the store to buy a gun and they only had two kinds? Or to the store for some beer and you had Bud or Sam Adams? Cars, bikes, computers, etc.

For the most meaningless trivial crap we have thousands of choices but when it comes to voting for the man who will be in charge of our country it's this guy or that guy. Two choices. It makes no sense and I really wish we could create change instead of constantly bickering and fighting each others ideas no matter what. So tired of it, I love this country and I KNOW we can do better.

Another Ireland bust? The man can't see talent if he was Simon Cowell.

Oh boy! All that cap money will probably go to good use next year.

All Hail the Mighty Odin!!!

U did call that One Early this Morning!

It is a Great Day to be a Fin Fan! Dashi said it after the Game.

Posted by: Dashi | October 02, 2012 at 05:19 PM

Thank You Dashi and I agree, it is, FINALLY, A great Day To Be A Phin Fan!

Back to business, My sources, DEEP within The Batcave(of course), have informed of another move coming down the pipes.

3 roster spots were cleared and only one filled. According to my sources, in a signal sending move The Dolphins will be adding another Kicker to the Roster by weeks end.

Carpenter isn't in danger yet, but as any Good Coaching Staff would, they're preparing for a possible contingency plan.

Missing a kick here or there is one thing. And it's not so much that Carpenter neccessarily cost us games. But the fact is, he could have won 2 and didn't.

This isn't sitting well with anyone and the FO is getting ready just in case a move is needed.

(PS: Keep it on the DL-LOL)


Of course, during these Times of forced reflections, we could start to figure out how to get the World a more fair, more economically Independent Social/Political System.

Ray, since Ireland went solo he's put together a top 5 rushing team and a the no. 1 rushing D! He's put together top flight O-lines and D-lines. Remember, games are won and lost in the trenches.

Two stats in dozens of stats. The only stat that matters is 1-3.

Chiefs are ranked in the top 2 in rushing. They 1-3 also. I guess, using your theory, it will be a Dolphin/Chiefs AFC Championship game next year.

PS...Henne was HOF material when he did this.

"Henne's 400+ yards passing and rushing touchdown marked the 19th time in NFL history a quarterback has accomplished both feats in one game. And his was the third effort of 400+ yards passing and 50+ yards rushing in NFL history; Steve Young accomplished it first, in 1992, and Matt Cassel did it in 2008."

I would hold off replacing Lauren's mouth with your mouth for now.

Greg is correct about Thomas. Thomas single handedly lost the Jets game and made the Texans game out of reach. Then he did nothing to help in the Cards game.
I'm still reeling from the inexcusable home loss to the horrible Jets.

Posted by: Craig L | October 02, 2012 at 05:26 PM

Well, you guys MIGHT be right about Thomas. He had fumbling issues at Kansas St. and we're still seeing them.

Having said that, he did single handedly psyched Duhrell Reevis so hard he tore his ACL. Thomas put Reevis out for the season and for that, there will ALWAYS be a place in my heart for him-lol!

Truth is Funnier than Fiction!!!!

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?

How about bring in guys that can work in Philbin's system?

And can catch?

D Thomas = 1 yd and no cloud of dust.

Odin another Great Post!

If they bring a Kicker in!!!

Philbin is definitely not Sleeping at the Wheel.

Keep up the Good Work Coach.

Mando, are U starting to see that Philbin might be the truth. Dashi knows U don't trust Any Fin Coach, Specially since Saban.

But Philbin seems Genuine. A Man of Integrity.

Did you like my little Political trolling? Do it again. I can go much deeper in Details.

Oscar ur Political Trolling is better than Ur Football Trolling.

I think my grandma might be better then Thomas.

90% of D Thomas's runs are 2 yds or less.

No, Dashi, both trollings are based on the Truth. They depend on the Observer.

Henne this, Chiefs that, Blah, blah blah!

And you're questioning the validity of MY statements? ROTFLMAO!

Listen up BUB! Stats don't mean shyt! But facts do. The fact is, we fired EVERYBODY! We cleaned house and even cut Pro Bowleres a perrenial team Captains. Regardless of what ANYONE SAYS, we ALL know ACTIONS speak LOUDER than words.

Heres the ONE FACT that matters: We just embarked upon virtually a TOTAL REBUILD!

Hers the FACTS of our Rebuild right of Jump street.

Joe Philbin and Jeff IRELAND-TOGEHTER have quickly put together a gret O-line and a Great D-Line. Not bad in the FIRST YEAR of a rebuild.

Whats more? We have a top run game and the absolute STINGIEST Run D in the NFL. Again, not bad for the first year of a TOTAL rebuild.

And if thats not enough for you Ireland/Miami haters, we just drafted an inexperienced QB with the 8th overall pick. A Kid that just set some records last Sunday and was named AFC Rookie Player of the week. AGAIN! Not bad for the FIRST year of a rebuild.

And don't forget to consider that Ireland has cleaned up the cap mess and stockpiled draft picks. NOT TOO SHABBY by ANY standard.

But you go ahead and get own down with yo bad self. You keep sqwaking about Heen and the chiefs-ROTFLMAO!!!!

I like Philbin more everyday. How many other rook HCs would have the balls to cut your GMs choices? I really hope Ireland lets Philbin have more say so in personnel matters.

I would hold off replacing Lauren's mouth with your mouth for now.

Posted by: JackSparrow | October 02, 2012 at 06:00 PM

Yeah, real classy comment there A ssmunch.

Did you happen to see MARINO's latest comments on Tannehill?

I think I'll go with Marino's astute observations and opinions. I think they rank a tad higher than yours.

Psyche! Just kidding. Your observations and opinions are simply WORTLESS.

And the plain simple fact is, EVERYBODY HERE KNOWS IT!

Bhwaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaa!!!!

Thanks For Stopping By ;)

Not even the Drug Kingpins will have $ to manufacture and ship their products. Illegal drugs will practically disappear.


If a post is unintelligible and its more then 5 lines you know its Odindouche....no matter what names on the bottom LOL

odinseye is looking much like Flipper YG/DB/ et al.

If a post is unintelligible and its more then 5 lines you know its Odindouche....no matter what names on the bottom LOL

Posted by: The Blog | October 02, 2012 at 06:26 PM

TRANSLATION: I have attention span of ADHD infected Knat! Those big letter-number things confuse.


And a Buh Bye for you!


If a post is unintelligible and its more then 5 lines you know its Odindouche....no matter what names on the bottom LOL

Posted by: The Blog | October 02, 2012 at 06:26 PM

TRANSLATION No.2: DAMN! He shut me up with the facts. Time to call names-duh!


Bhwaaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!

Please, seriously........don't mess with me today Buuuu-ooooooooY!

Gaffney is wearing no. 10 and Naanee and the no. 19 are GONE! Thank God! The Dolphins just made another Good Move. Why would you be pissed off and in a bad mood? Unless......................?

Come on now, do youself a Favor and just STOP ;)

Sobering Times, ain't them?

You heard it here first! If the dolphins win this week, they will rip off 5 wins in a row! Watch and enjoy! Give Rashard Mathewws a chance, he's got game!

We should package D Thomas ond Odin's momma. Both suck professionaly.

odinseye is looking much like Flipper YG/DB/ et al.

Posted by: oscar canosa | October 02, 2012 at 06:27 PM

What? How? Clarify yoself Niggah!

I didn't start any name calling or the cesspool antics that he/they/you employ!

Now come own back to Dat?

We should package D Thomas ond Odin's momma. Both suck professionaly.

Posted by: D acosta | October 02, 2012 at 06:43 PM

If bloggers were ranked as NFL QB's, you'd DEFINITELY be Ryan Leaf-lol.

Your contributions here are totally worthless and you post under multiple names because your too chicken shyt yellow and have no confidence in yourself.

Just the facts Bub, sorry if they hurt. It's your own fault and rwemember, everybody here knows it-WORTHLESS!


happy with the move releasing naanee and signing gaffney. what did it cost us? anyone know? he will fill an immediate need. tannehill needed another dependable reciever and yes, he can catch the ball.

Gaffney is pretty good at getting separation.

I'm not going to come here and try and say he's all this or he's all that. But he is good at getting open.

In the past he's actually reminded me of Bess a little in the way goes into and out of cuts. He's kind of quick and shifty and thats how he gets his separation.

Heck, I'm not Negro, odin, neither am I calling People here names. I'm just stating a fact that you seem to be changing opinions at your convenience. Nothing wrong with that, btw, as most People do the same thing.

That's how U say it. Thanks Odin!

Dashi calls him the N word and it got deleted today.

Also in MY Poem to Sushi. No cuss Words. Just Called him a No-Rhythm White Guy that Can't even Rhyme 4 lines on a Poem. And it got Deleted.

Why is this Saltine Troll so Worried about being called what he is. A NIGGAH!!

Yes, U can be white and be a Niggah!!!

U troll are the most Ignant NiggaH! Dashi has ever Seen. And Dashi has Seen Some Hillbilly As* Niggahs in his time. Specially Across Middle America in my travels!

They are even Worst than People Down South!

U don't hear People down South Massacring People at Church Because of Race or Religious Belief. Well u better Believe in Jesus in the South! But Racism isn't as bad!

Funny thing is this is 2012 and U still got people and Regions of this Country who think this is 1962 and Race Matters.

It's all the InBreeding within the Same Race! That Great Aryian Belief! The Way Things are going Nobody will be a Pure Breed in 50 Years. Tick Tock

Heck, I'm not Negro, odin, neither am I calling People here names. I'm just stating a fact that you seem to be changing opinions at your convenience. Nothing wrong with that, btw, as most People do the same thing.

Posted by: oscar canosa | October 02, 2012 at 07:03 PM

I know you're not negro. I meant it like Brother. You know, like the way the youngsters are using the word nowadays.

Anyway, I thought you were accusing me of something falsely. And like Jimi Hendrix said:

"But you and I, we've been through that
And this is not our fate".

"So let us not talk falsely now, the hour is getting late".

So what opinions have I been changing? I'm not arguing with you. As circumstances change, so to do opinions.

Just curious as to which ones you speak?

i hope ur info is solid odinseye because i'm losing faith in carp every time he hooks it to the left.

I'm not even "White". WTH are you guys talking about. btw, Spanish or Latin is not really an Ethnic group. Also, btw, when a R footed kicker hooks it, it's to the right.

I might qualify as Caucasian, same as some here that can qualify as Negros or Asians or Indians.

Trolls R Us = Yesterday's Gone, duh

I thought you were an Ireland hater, odin.

I only wish I were a white man, then my life would be simpler

Ha!, impersonations when the Truth is overwhelming.

I will leave you now with the Truth in your minds. You have no chance. You're hooked.

You're hooked when you realize what the Truth is. It's too bad none of you know what the truth truly is.

haha! the impersonator loves me these past two days. are you jealous of me?

how worthless must you be to impersonate someone like me

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