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The cost of doing business ain't cheap

Let's put aside the fanciful talk of adding this guy and re-signing that guy for a moment and consider what all this stuff is going to cost, shall we?

Let me scare you right off the bat:

If the Dolphins want to add an elite wide receiver this offseason in free agency -- assuming one is even available -- it is going to cost around $9-$11 million per season. That's according to former NFL agent and salary cap expert Joel Corry,  who now writes about NFL contracts and the salary cap for the National Football Post.

"The high end UFA WRs will be looking at Vincent Jackson's 5-year, $55,555,555 deal ($26M GTD) as a benchmark," Corry tweeted to me on Thursday.

That is $11 million a year, folks.

Obviously, there are two things at play that must be stipulated.

That price is for a Vincent Jackson-type wide receiver. The player asking for that money must offer that enormous amount of talent. Jackson caught 72 passes for 1,384 yards (a whopping 19.2 yards per catch) and eight TDs in 2012. I'm not certain anyone on the market rises to that level of ability.

Jackson is a deep threat all day long and he also happens to be 6-5 and 230 pounds. (Yeah, amazing).

And the $11 million is the starting asking price. It is not necessarily the final price.

While any elite wide receiver on the market may want $11, I'm sure most will be talked off that skyscrapper ledge to a much lower floor. I'd say, and this is a conservative estimate, the elite wide receiver on the market this year will get around $10 million per season and it'll fall sharply from there. Remember, Wes Welker made $9.55 million under a franchise tag in 2012 and would cost $11.4 million if tagged in 2013 -- which is unlikely.

By the way, the cost of doing business in the wide receiver market won't be cheap for the Dolphins even if they stick with what they got. Pending free agent Brian Hartline, a No. 2 receiver, will be looking for $5-$6 million per year on the open market if he gets there.

Greg Jennings? He'll be hovering in the $8-$9 million annual range.

And the price at other positions won't be much cheaper.

Elite cornerbacks are expecting $10 million per season. Agents will be looking at Brandon Carr's five-year $50 million deal with Dallas and Jason McCourty's 5-year, $43 million deal to stay in Tennesee and see that as the numbers to shoot for.

So Carr is averaging $10 million a year while McCourty is averaging $8.6 million per year.

That's the zip code cornerback Sean Smith expects to inhabit at the start of free agency. And yes, he's likely going to free agency. I don't think the Dolphins will pay that kind of money for Smith. They see him as a good player who still has unmet potential. They do not see him as a game-changer or playmaker.

There are also questions about how Smith will react professionally once he gets paid. Will he cruise? Will he feel entitled? Will the work ethic suffer?

(Kindly post comments on whether you believe Sean Smith is worth $8.6 million per season in the appropriate section below).

That's the cost of doing business, folks.

The Dolphins will be lucky to re-sign Randy Starks for the $6 million a year Paul Soliai got in March of 2012. The Herald's Barry Jackson tells me the sides have opened talks but are not close.

I'll say.

I would imagine Starks will be the highest-paid DT on the team, seeing as he's the only one that's been to a couple of Pro Bowls. But I don't see how the Dolphins can pay him the $8 million per year that Vince Wilfork makes or certainly not the $12 million per year that Haloti Ngata makes.

So that might land him in the $7 million a year slot.

That might well be the cost of doing business.

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To Much Time On Your Hands Buddy!!

Your Yelling In An Empty Forest!!

Nobody Is Listening!!

And Fool, Even You Respect Dashi!!

When You Aren't Going On Rants!!

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But When Odin Or Dashi Ream You A New One!!

Let Me Go On A Endless Rant!! So Mando Can Erase The History!!

No!! Fool!!

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Think of the kind of men who conquered space and planted an American flag on the moon.

Think of the kind of men who faced down bigotry and violence to secure Civil Rights for all.

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What a human stain.

Dashi avoided the question. No surprise. We know the answer anyway...nobody respects him or his slimy posts.

The guy rants on an on like a derelict dropout and thinks he appeals to people. What a dumb loser.

Why Do You Need To Have The Last Word? Just Wondering.

Why Don't You Ever Talk Football?

1 Of You Does! The Other One Is Always Talking about Jocks And Rocks!!

And You're Right!! Americans Aren't Cowards!! LIKE YOU!!

You Come From Many Generations Of Cowards!! Even Your Kids Are Cowards!!

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@3:25, The Old Troll

@3:31, The Old Troll Son

Seriously!! You 2 Are To Easy!!

Notice These 2 Never Really Go At Each Other!!

YG Is Not Aloco!! They Are Just Family!!

Daddy and Son!!

Maybe Dashi is odinslime. Notice how when they want to put someone down their vocabularies are limited to name calling, genitalia, homophobia, and of course drugs.

I still expect a deep-threat WR and a CB from FA this preseason, however the new CB doesn't have to be an overpriced "elite" gamble like Darrelle Revis. A combat-proven playmaker against the passing game will be enough to improve our defensive backfield.

And obviously we would also need an OT if Jake Long walks away from Miami.

Actually I hope all this Revis drama developing in the media right now ends up giving the Dolphins a chance to score an unexpected move on a less-publicized CB.

@3:25,

Only One Person Thinks Making Reference To Revolutionary Times!! Is A Zinger!!

Kick!! POW!! Smack!!

Alrighty Batman!!

And Robin @3:31!! Is Just Tagging Along!!

C'mon, Boy Wonder!! Stop Fighting Your Daddy's Battle!!!

And Both Of You!! Take Off The Mask!!

Dashi Has Already Exposed Your True Identities!!

NO NEED TO HIDE!!

Darn right. The cost of doing business is going to be expensive and we can't pay all our FA's what they and their agents think they are worth. While I do believe that is their right to get as much as possible a lot of them better be ready for disappointment and to move on.

It is easy to see this Dashi fellow has no life.

He has nothing better to do on a Saturday afternoon than to exchange juvenile barbs with anonymous bloggers.

Maybe we should all chip in and buy him a kitten?

Sign Starks because he deserves it. Keep Odrick as a rotational versatile player. Don't sign SS at a premium because of that unmet potential. Sign hartline because he deserves it and try to keep bush but only at a good cost and go with backfield by commitee. Go after top FA wr, Cb and te because they're not as expensive. Draf wr, de, and cb early. Fill in rest of draft.

The Only Reason Dashi Uses 3 Of The 4!! With You 2!! Is Because It's The truth!!

And Don't Worry!! If You Feel Dashi and Odin Are The Same!! Dashi Won't Complain!! It's Not Like U Are Comparing Dashi with Oscar!! Your Daddy!!

And Trust Me, Buddy!!

Everyone Knows Dashi Is Dashi!! And Odin Is Odin!!

Now You 2!! Even Your Styles are Identical!!

@3:48!!

So Let's Forget The Last 2-3 Hour Rant!! You Had On The Last Page!!

SURE!!

And Let Me Guess!! You Still Only Use The Internet At Your House!! At A Desk! (Dial-Up)

4G Smart phones! And Tablets!! Are Foreign Objects To You!!

And You Know My Repertoire Is More Than Me Putting It In Your Mouth!! And 1 Of You Spitting, While The Other One Swallows!!

Posted by: Dashi | January 26, 2013 at 01:01 PM
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ARMANDO, WHY ISNT THIS GUY BANNED??
ARMANDO, WHY ISNT THIS GUY BANNED??

Just Suck On The Devils D'ck!! And Talk Sh't!!
Posted by: Dashi | January 26, 2013 at 11:00 AM


ARMANDO, WHY ISNT THIS GUY BANNED??
ARMANDO, WHY ISNT THIS GUY BANNED??



As a medical professional, I recommend firing Ireland immediately.

Check your son first.

Doc.

And Let Me Guess!! You Still Only Use The Internet At Your House!! At A Desk! (Dial-Up)

4G Smart phones! And Tablets!! Are Foreign Objects To You!!

Posted by: Dashi | January 26, 2013 at 04:02 PM


So Dashi judges others by how much technology they own. Just more confirmation of how Trite heShe is.

Of course the filth comes from the out of touch out of towners.

Notice how Dashi talks in third person when posting

Notice how Dashi compliments ONLY himself when trying to persucute others

Notice how Dashi thinks he's above all else when he states an opinion and throws out all others

Notice how Dashi uses sound effect props like BOOM! SMACK! POW! as if he stumbled across something intelligent to say and how his/her !!!! points imply that he REALLY means what he says

This is one sad poor exscuse of a human being but even more entertaining to know that he is the KING in his own warped sick sadistic attempt of a world at getting someones attention to listen to him

ARMANDO YOU HAVE TO STOP THE FILTH ON THIS BLOG FROM PHINS 78 AND DASHI!!

Mr King,

Simple put, every one of DaShe's posts says one and only one thing. They all scream LOOK AT ME.

A simple case of a lonely man begging for the attention he never got, and still can't find beyond some occasional responses from anonymous bloggers.

By his writing and demeanor, his profile suggests an immature, under-educated and low salaried individual with an ordinary job that anyone can do as opposed to any kind of professional career.

In DaShe's mind, he has falsely elevated himself to lofty heights, hence the derogatory comments inferring those using old technology are inferior to him.

In a sense, DaShe is playing out a fantasy to hide from himself.

Doug Pedersen= 1 Super Bowl Ring
Wes Welker= ZERO
I love pointing that out to everyone who wrongfully assumes Welker was a key factor in the Patriots glory years. NOPE! They haven't won a title with little Wesley and they never will.
Why so much hate toward little Wesley? Because he defended Nick Saban and the way he left Miami, and he jinxed himself.

Dashi is always looking to put others down which raises him up in his desperate delusional mind. But thats besides the point as his filth and that of Phins 78 cannot be tolerated on a public blog where children at times view it. It has no place here.

I guess armando has lifted the ban on OdinStench.

Posted by: Odins Blotted Liver. | January 26, 2013 at 05:22 AM
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To Bad the blog was "FILTH FREE"

Posted by: Odins Blotted Liver. | January 26, 2013 at 05:23 AM
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Odin was given a "time out" by Armando. He thinks others don't know that, but they do.
He is on probation here and will behave accordingly or it's bye bye time. At least under that name.

Posted by: Now They All Know | January 26, 2013 at 05:56 AM
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Bhwaaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!

My pitiful little Stalker Beatch! 3 posts and not a word of truth. I guess that makes you **MY** "Lying Little Beatch" now don't it-LMAO!

Bans?

Time Outs?

Not me Fool........EVER! That's the kind of stuff Armando uses on Fvck Tards like YOU - LOL(you know it's true too ;)

I've been posting here all along, just not as often. Unlike you, some of us have lives and can't spend 24/7 here. Anyways, I've been posting all the while and just like EVERYONE else, I've been completely ignoring you.

PLEASE, Pretty Please Dikwad, return the Favor!


Not me Fool........EVER! That's the kind of stuff Armando uses on Fvck Tards like YOU - LOL(you know it's true too
PLEASE, Pretty Please Dikwad, return the Favor!
Posted by: odinseye | January 26, 2013 at 05:30 PM

ARMANDO, WHY ISNT THIS GUY BANNED??
ARMANDO, WHY ISNT THIS GUY BANNED??

PLEASE, Pretty Please Dikwad, return the Favor!


Posted by: odinseye | January 26, 2013 at 05:30 PM


Some things never change. odinslime still can't go a single day without posting about dik or drugs. Reminds me of another blogger here.

Odin and Dashi same person

ARMANDO , THIS FILTH IS ALLOWED??

The pitiful Dashi/Odin creature is licking its wounds today. It must suck to garner so little respect here and be a constant source of derision.

You are viewed as an infantile clown by nearly every person that posts here. Nothing will change that.

But by all means respond with one of your intellectually vacant, juvenile, penis-obsessed responses. You're not capable of doing any better, you sludge-brained, geriatric, alcoholic washed up failure.

Guess what if you need a qb this year you ain't getting one .....thank god Ireland took tannehill.......in Jeff we trust

They are jets fans guys

Got to go. Thank you blog for allowing me to leave my droppings. Feel free to breathe in the aroma.
Posted by: Phins78 | January 26, 2013 at 12:44 PM


ARMANDO, WHY ISNT THIS GUY BANNED??
ARMANDO, WHY ISNT THIS GUY BANNED??

The senior bowl really sucks

I have watched 7 minutes of the Senior Bowl. I believe this qualifies me to make expert assessments of all these players and demand that the Dolphins listen to me. It is amazing the NFL has not called to employ me.

Ir was well documented in numerous papers that it was Ross that picked Tannehill. Ireland shouldnt get blamed for that one.

WHY NOT YOU THINK OF KENTUCKY TODAY, MAMA? YOU PUT YOUR OLD ELVIS PRESLEY TOILET BOWL HEAD ON THE CAT RANCH AND ATE TWO SALADS OF MEAT PRODUCTS!

WHO THE RICH LADY ON GILLIGANS ISLAND? SHE GOT NICE BUTT.

Jonathan Franklin remember that name morons he will be a great 5th round pick

Mrs. Howell you idiot

I have watched 7 minutes of the Senior Bowl. I believe this qualifies me to make expert assessments of all these players and demand that the Dolphins listen to me. It is amazing the NFL has not called to employ me.

Posted by: Typical Delusional Blogger | January 26, 2013 at 05:49 PM


Irescum is a perfect example that actual time spent on scouting is a non factor when you are a numbskull.

Just think 8 more months till football

MRS. HOWELL GOT NICE BUTT. I GOING EAT SOME COCONUT SOUP AND DRINK WINE WITH HER!

Why hate on Ireland like you dudes do,if you look around the league I think he holds his own he is not that bad and after this offseason he will be amongst the top you guys are haters man

This will be Jeff's 3rd offseason as the real gm .after the tuna split and left him holding the bag does anyone remember all that

I like Mayocks **Color, analysis, player info and general knowledge**

But I'll be damned if his whiney, nasally delivery isn't making the Senior Bowl hard to watch/listen too.

Fiscal policies of Ghana: Discuss.

Oscar where are you man

Don't care man just don't care

Wow. 530 comments on this entry by Armando, most of them thin-headed, of course. But a livelihood is a livelihood, specially in these Times.

Dashi avoided the question. No surprise. We know the answer anyway...nobody respects him or his slimy posts.
The guy rants on an on like a derelict dropout and thinks he appeals to people. What a dumb loser.

Posted by: The Blog Foundation | January 26, 2013 at 03:31 PM
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ROTFLMAO - This idiot haas been whinning and crying for hours now. Not one single football related post from the Cry Baby Beatch either.

Why are we not surprised Home Skillet? You seem to thrive on being a whiiny little beatch..........and yet, still no football related posts whatsoever.

You seem to be the only one that doesn't realize, WE ALL GOT YOUR NUMBER-LOL! WE ALL SEE RIGHT THROUGH YOU-LOL! WE ALL SEE THE NASTY LAGUAGE THAT YOU YOURSELF USES PRETTY MUCH MORE THAN ANYONE ELSE.

But go ahead Hot Shot, carry on with your delusions, whine, cry, piss and Moan-LOL! Pretend like we all don't have your number.

Bhwaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!

(Never a football related post ever. Wonder why he even posts here? Oh yeah, I forgot(NOT). Blog Hits......Cha-Ching - ROTFLMFAO)!

Maybe Dashi is odinslime. Notice how when they want to put someone down their vocabularies are limited to name calling, genitalia, homophobia, and of course drugs.

Posted by: The Blog Foundation | January 26, 2013 at 03:38 PM
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Notice how Monkey Boy jumps right in on Nads and Dong talk. Yet **NEVER** talks football in any way, shape or form.

If he never talks football.....EVER......why on earth would he be here?

We see right through you fool.

BUSTED...............AGAIN!

Now put Mario back in your face and STFU Nad Licker-LMFAO ;)

Cannot imagine giving Smith top corner money to a guy with a grand total of 5 picks and 40 pass defended in his career. He plays a good man coverage, but sucks in zone, can't tackle and doesn't play the run particularly well. There's a fair amount of good corner prospects coming out this year and i probably would rather take my chance on them, especially the SEC ones than on Smith who has given me very little in his 4 years here. Let him walk sign a big contract and get a descent comp pick next year. Same deal with Long and any other of our pending free agents who might e pricing theirselfs out of Miami.

Same crap, different day.

Pats just signed two CFL players. One week after getting eliminated from the playoffs.

Miami been out for a month and have done nothing thus far.

Some things never change. odinslime still can't go a single day without posting about dik or drugs. Reminds me of another blogger here.

Posted by: Stats | January 26, 2013 at 05:34 PM

Well.........when your Dik Licking Meth Head leaves the blog for good.........all will be good and well.

Until then......if the analogy fits..........OWN IT-LOL!

Draft Mike James Late!!

A Backfield Of Miller And James!!

Will Be Better Than Bush And Thomas!!

UM Running Backs Run Hard!!

Pats and Bills have been signing players the last two weeks.

What are we waiting on?

http://espn.go.com/nfl/transactions

This management is lazy.

I would never give Sean Smith that much money... I rather pay Marshall and Patterson together for that amount of money.

odinsleeze, I found a buddy for you to talk to:

And You Know My Repertoire Is More Than Me Putting It In Your Mouth!! And 1 Of You Spitting, While The Other One Swallows!!

Posted by: Dashi | January 26, 2013 at 01:01 PM

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