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Mike Sherman: May be too late for Egnew (this year)

The Dolphins have needed more production from their tight end position for several years now. It simply needs to improve and while Anthony Fasano is a solid player, he's not dynamic.

So some people hoped when the Dolphins invested a third-round pick on the position, the issue would be resolved. But Michael Egnew has so far not been able to be that solution.

And his chances of being that this year are practically nil, according offensive coordinator Mike Sherman.

"We're at that point in the season where you can't teach football weekly," Sherman said Thursday. "It's cumulatively. There's so much volume that if he hasn't had that rep two weeks ago, there's things we'll call in the game that we haven't ... we've walked through it. We've talked about it. But we haven't run it through full speed because there's not enough plays in practice.

And how does that affect Egnew?

"He doesn't have the benefit of cumulative learning of the offense so it limits him," Sherman said. "That's why it's so important and I tell rookies all the time, you have to come out of the blocks early because the guys that come out of the blocks get the reps. He didn't do that early. Now, he's getting better. He's working his butt off. I'm really excited about what he's going to be. But it's just harder to put him in there ahead of Fasano or ahead of [Charles] Clay at this juncture." 

So don't expect Egnew this year -- at least not at this juncture. The Dolphins view of him today is it is basically a redshirt year.

And that leads me to this:

So any young offensive player that didn't get out of the blocks early, as Sherman says, is pretty much out of the question later in the season?

Seems to me the problem there is not only with the rookie's slow start but also with a system or approach that basically doesn't allow for a player starting slow and then bursting onto the scene once he gets his NFL footing.

New Orleans tight end Jimmy Graham, for example, was raw and needed a lot of work when he was a rookie. And he didn't have a catch in any of his first four games and had only one catch through five games. But did the Saints basically store him away until his second season?

Nope.

Graham was given the chance to grow in-season. In his final eight games of the 2010 season, he caught 26 passes. He scored four touchdowns the final three games of the season. Graham, who had played mostly basketball at the University of Miami, developed slowly as a rookie. But the Saints made room for that development and plugged him in as he improved later in the year.

Doesn't seem the Dolphins can do that.

 

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Odrick
Another Ireland bust

I PREDICT;;;;;

IRELAND WILL BE FIRED IN 2 MONTH TIME.


DANSBY WILL BE GONE BY END OF YEAR.


ODRICK WILL RETIRE..........

FASANO WILL BE LET GO ....

Oscar I think if they are to be a good team in 2013 they will have to take risks.I thought taking Tannehill with the 8th pick was a reach, but Ireland moved Tannehill up from being a second rounder to the first round by his assesment of his NFL combine workout,all of you remember this right.Ireland will have to continue to take risks and if THIS TEAM CONTINUES TO LOSE I think they should do a MAJOR OVERHAUL ON THE ROSTER.I dont buy into this tale that they are only a few players away from being a playoff team.Thats what the story will be so they can sell season tickets,but the guise is not working look at the stadium on home games.Plus the economy in S Florida sucks,but that is another topic.

I THINK THIS GUY SHERMAN SHOULD SHUT HIS MOUTH AND COACH IF HE CAN COACH ,WHICH I DOUBT VERY MUCH ,,,,,,

Aloco Sherman was dead wrong about the Dolphins stepping up against the Bills,hes more of an Xs and Os type while Philbin on the otherhand gave me the initial notion that the Dolphins would lose to the Colts by his stating such to the media and written on this blog.Hes more of an instintive coach and to be the HC you need to be able to read your players and your team.

correction Philbin did not state that the Dolphins would lose but stated his concern about playing the Colts while on a three game winning streak.

correct me if IM wrong but Sherman has been a head coach in the NFL

KING.. THIS COACHING STAFF ISN'T SMART ENOUGH TO COACH AN NFL TEAM.THEY TALK MORE THAN THEY COACH ,SHERMAN TALKS A LOT AS IF WE ALL SHOULD LISTEN TOI HIS CRAP ,WHILE OUR BELOVED TEAM LOSSES EVERY WEEK ,,,,HE'S THE ONE WHO WANTED MARSHALL OUT AND HE'S THE ONE WHO WANTED MR GAFFNEY TO BE SIGNED ,,,,,,,,,,,


AND NOW ... WE R IN THE ,,,,,,,,,CELLAR ...

Heres Shermans record as head coach of the packers from wilkopedia : head coach of the Green Bay Packers from the 2000 to 2005. Sherman led the Packers to five consecutive winning seasons from 2000–04 and three divisional titles in 2002, 2003, and 2004

KING......SHERMAN HAD FARVE AS A QB ,,,,HE DIDN'T COACH ,THE GB WAS A GREAT TEAM ......

the difference is jimmy had brees, egnew has a rookie qb. the qb can make the receiver in this league.

Clearly the playbook for TE is much more complex than other positions. Egnew didnt flash early so he lost reps. He needs to come out the gate next year or he gets canned

Aloco Sherman was dead wrong about the Dolphins playing well against the Bills so thats what I based what I posted on.I also posted about Philbin because of the reasons stated I dont make any of this up I try to form an educated or informed opinion.

Aloco if they dont move out of the cellar a substancial roster overhaul is in order.

Like 10 or 15 new faces year to year you think thats too much change,is there a precedent in the NFL?

IN THE NFL,IF YOU HAVE A OOD QB ,YOU WILL BE A GREAT HC .LOOK AT THE REDSKINS ,

How about 20 is that too many,I dont think I can research that easily on the internet

Common sense says the colts year to year had 37 new faces,according to the announcer it sounds like circumstantial evidence he say she says

KING//

AS LONG AS THE GARAGE MANAGER STAYS,NO THING WILL HAPPEN ...HE WILL BE THE FIRST TO GO .THAT WILL MAKE EVERY PLAYER IN THE LEAGUE WANTS TO COME TO THE DOLPHINS AND ENJOY THE F RATED STATE IN EDUCATION ......

All of you sadden me daily. Our team lacks talent(we have to draft better) I didn't want Tanne;but he will be a good'un. And if you guys haven't noticed he does not play on the defense.We Need Winners!!! Get me better players Mr Ross.No more Acorns or other teams trash!!

WE CAN'T MOVE EASILY OUT OF THE CELLAR...WE SIGNED A 10 YEAR CONTRACT .....

WHERE ALL THE DONKEY BRIGADE MEMBERS ????????

Aloco the HC of the Redskins(Shanahan) won two superbowls with the broncos and Elway but only when Elway had a running game and defense.

Aloco they will come for no state income taxes and the s.beach mistique

Has nothing to do with having good Players or not, King(the House cleaning next year). Only Players that fit Philbin's system will remain.

WE NEED A NEW THINKING,,NEW BLOOD,NEW ENERG.NEW EVERTING ,,,,,,


COLTS IN ONE YEAR,THEY CHANGED THE WHOLE TEAM FOR THE BETTER AND WE IN 10 YEARS ,WE TALK DRAFT EVERY YEAR LIKE THE DONKEY BRIGADE DO EVERY DAY..

ALoco,

I just cant understand how you and some of the others can be fans of such a terrible franchise. You criticize every coaching staff brought in and you critize every coach even mentioned on this blog as possible replacements. No matter who they are.

ALOCO, PLEASE TELL US WHO YOU LIKE? OR IS THERE A PERSON ON THIS PLANET YOU WONT SAY SOMETHING BAD ABOUT?

Oscar I know you were one of the first with this idea and if they keep losing I agree they should make a lot of changes year to year after all what do they have to lose its not like when they dismantled the world series champions the Marlins of 97.

WHO EVER TALK DRAFT IN THIS TIME OF THE YEAR,HE'S A BROWN DONKEY WITH BROWN HAIR...

ALOCO,

ITS ALWAYS COMPLAINTS FROM YOU. WHO WOULD YOU LIKE AS HC? WHO WOULD YOU LIKE AS GM? PLEASE TELL US?

((BUFFET OF JUST NOT BEING F*CKED IN THE HEAD))

You know, WCO receivers and backs, zone playing O linemen. 4-3 linemen, very active LBs and Safeties, you know?

they also dismantled the 2003 marlins but hey they have two rings and the dolphins have two the heat have two and chance to win third at the end of THIS SEASON

ALOCO,

PLEASE GIVE US SOLUTIONS TO OUR FRANCHISE EMBARRASSMENT. gIVE US AN OWNER NAME YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE ROSS SE4LL TO. GIVE US A GM THAT WILL SOLVE ALL OF THE PLAYER PERSONEL PROBLEMS. GIVE US THE NAME OF A HC THAT WILL MAKE US SB CHAMPS AGAIN. PLEASE TELL US?

((BUFFET OF LIFE'S MORE THAN JUST CALLING OTHERS BROWN DONKEYS))

YG.......... WE SHOULD BE UP IN ARMS OVER THE STATE OF OUR BELOVED TEAM UNDER THE GARAGE MANAGER WHO YOU SUPPORT ....WE SHOULD NOT TALK DRAFT CRAP.WE SHOULD NOT SUPPORT COACHES SPEAK TO THE MEDIA MOR THAN THEY COACH .WE SHOULD SUPPORT OUR GOOD PLAYERS LIKE WAKE.WE SHOULD DEMAND THE RELEASE OF THE LOSSERS ,,,,,,,,,,,,

I NEVER like to change anything Year to Year. But, there is a new Coach for the Miami Dolphins, and we must adapt to his Philosophy. We'll know in 2 years if his System works or not.

Trivia question how many rings does basketball player Bill Russell have?

ALOCO,

IM WAITING. ANY IDIOT THAT COMPLAINS ALL OF THE TIME WILL EVENTUALLY BE RIGHT.

((BUFFET OF ALOCO = HOME))

Hint if he only wore one on each finger he would need an extra finger on only one hand not like Marlins player El Pupo who had an extra finger on both hands.

"Nah, Facing some of the worst defenses is proving to be too challenging enough for the kid,"

I'm sorry but you people are pretty ignorant huh?

Did you SEE those bad defenses you speak of? Did you notice how our WR's created no separation and were barely ever open, especially after the 10 yard mark? Did you notice how those HORRIBLE defenses shut our running game down completely?

So what does that tell us? If these defenses had their way with our wr's, te's, and rb's WHAT DOES THAT TELL YOU?

Maybe that we have no play makers at the skilled positions? Hmmmm wow what a shock. I mean if these defenses suck so bad but still blanketed our entire offensive unit doesn't that tell you everything you need to know about how inept the players around the qb are? Wake up for f*&^s sake.

Posted by: Phins78 | November 19, 2012 at 06:10 PM
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Phins 78.....

This is PRECISELY the point I am trying to make to DC and Craig M....

well said....

ALOCO,

YOURE ALL COMP[LAINTS AND NO SOLUTIONS.

((BUFFET OF ALOCO'S THE BIGGEST HOME ON THE HERALD IDIOT))

YG...... I LIKE A GM WHO'S LIKE THE NEW COLTS GM ,WITH NEW ENERGY,NOT SCHEAMING ,NO LYING GM ,NO BUSTS GM,NO RELEASING GOOD PLAYERS GM .


THE
CELLAR

I'm more than sure, that we have Players now that don't fit Philbin's System. I am also sure that those Players that don't fit now us will fit in another Team's scheme. So, we'll trade them. Easy.

TRIVIA QUESTION:

HOW LONG HAS ALOCO BEEN A BABBLING NO SOLUTIONS IDIOT?

THE HEAD OF THE DONKEY BRIGADE IS HERE,,,,LET'S ASK KRIS ONE Q ;;;;;;;;


WHO YOU THING IS OUR NO 1 BUST NEXRT YEAR'S DRAFT ?

Aloco there still might be planes flying over the stadium on game day with banners of discontent for the ouster of Jeff Ireland like there was last year

Yeah, how could I forget? Wake is THE stayer here.

YG IS DYING TO TALK DRAFT CRAP WITH HIS FELLOW DONKEYS ....

ALOCO,

WE DONT HAVE THE COLTS GM, THE COLTS DO. GIVE A NAME IDIOT, YOU NEVER EVEN HEARD OF THE COLTS GM BEFORE THE COLTS HIRED HIM. COME ON GENIUS YOU CAN DO BETTER THAN.

HAS THE DISH MACHINE AT YOUR PLACE OF EMPLOY WATER LOGGED YOUR BRAIN?

Hey Aloco do you mean a garage manager like in spanish or a GAS STATION MANAGER

YG.............. YOUR THE PRODUCT OF FL EDUCATION SYSTEM,THERE FOR,YOU R A DONKEY ,,,,

Oscar do you think Ireland will allow Philbin enough input and action on the 2013 draft to be able to find the players that fit his system

KING...YG IS MAD B/C HE SUPPORTED OUR GAS STATION MANAGER AND HAS PROVEN WRONG OF LATE......LIKE ARMANDO THE GREAT ,WHO SUPPORTED HIM ALSO TO FIND OUT THAT WAS A FATAL MISTAKE ........

The 2012 draft has of thus far not provided many wins for the team,now you could argue that Tannehill was a find but after 10 games the jury is still out.Im not saying he is a bust OR a future hall of famer,but the rest of the draft has a couple of good late picks but not much else.

Is Kris = YG? Nahh, Kris is black as night and YG white as snow.

2012 draft
1 Tannehill
2 Martin
3 Vernon
4 Egnew
5 Miller
the rest didnt make the roster except at 10 Matthews

ALOCO,

YOURE SUCH A FRONT WINNER. YOU WAUT TO SEE WHO IS SUCCESSFUL WITH ANOTHER TEAM THEN SUGGEST THATS WHO THE DOLPHINS NEED.

YOURE NO A DOLPHINS FANS, YOURE A DOLPHINS ANTAGONIST. YOU WERE COMPLAINING ABOUT THIS COACHING STAFF EVEN BEFORE OTA'S.

YOURE ONE OF THOSE IDIOTS THAT BELIEVE IF YOU COMPLAIN ABOUT SOMETHING BEFORE IT GOES BAD. IT MAKES YOU LOOK SMART. WELCOME TO THE DISH ROOM OF YOUR PLACE OF EMPLOY IDIOT.

((BUFFET OF ALOCO COMMANDS ONLY THE DISHMACHINE))

Martin not that good Egnew a ghost Vernon and Miller are probaly the better picks

ALOCO,

YOU ALWAYS TALK OF EDUCATION AND ONCE ADMITTED YOU WORK AS A DISHWASHER. PLEASE EXPLAIN?

((BUFFET OF ISNT A DISHWASHER AN UNEDUCATED IDIOT TOO?))

Unless he is in collusion with Ross to take the Miami Dolphins out of Miami, Ireland has no choice but to provide Philbin with the kind of Players that will fit what Joe wants, King.

Aloco its one thing to be a gas station manager but we need someone capable of managing an EMPIRE of gas stations do you think Ireland has that kind of panache

The Dolphins need an EMPIRE MAKER to be GM

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