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Dolphins wanted Josh Boyce over Jelani Jenkins

Post-draft stories of players expecting to be on one team and winding up with others are interesting to me.

I have two such stories for you involving the Miami Dolphins.

Both involve Florida Gators and, ironically, in the end the Dolphins ended up not picking a Florida player they liked while landing a Florida player they liked less than someone else. This is the story of former Florida tight end Jordan Reed and former Florida linebacker Jelani Jenkins.

The Dolphins, it seems, wanted Reed. According to a source close to Reed, Miami got on the phone with him during the third round and told him they were going to select him with their second of two third-round picks (No. 82 overall).

So Reed was on stand-by waiting for the 82nd pick and hearing his name called to the Dolphins when he saw Miami had traded the pick to New Orleans. He ended up going with the 85th pick to the Washington Redskins.

The Dolphins obviously thought a deal sending the 82nd pick in exchange for two fourth-round picks (106 and 109) was better value than picking Reed. And that was that.

The Dolphins had a high fourth-round grade on TCU receiver Josh Boyce. They got on the phone with Boyce at the top of the fourth round and told him they were going to select him with the seventh pick of the round, No. 104 overall.

But as soon as Boyce got off the phone with Miami, the New England Patriots called and told him they were going to pick him with the fifth overall pick in the round. The Patriots had acquired that pick earlier in a trade with Minnesota.

The Dolphins resorted to Plan B and picked Jenkins with the 104th selection.

"As soon as I got off the phone the Patriots called me,” Boyce told The Fort Worth-Star Telegram. "You never know. I’m just glad God gave me the opportunity to get drafted. I can go forward from there."

Boyce is a rare blend of size (206 pounds) and speed (4.49) who also happened to produce in college. He caught 66 passes for 891 yards with seven touchdowns in 2012. He had 61 catches for 998 yards and nine touchdowns in 2011. He caught a 94-yard pass against West Virginia last season.

The Patriots, obviously trying to add weapons for Tom Brady, must have seen an opportunity. The fact they snatched Boyce from the Dolphins?

File it under post-draft stories that always come out after the fact.

Read more here: http://sportsblogs.star-telegram.com/colleges/2013/04/former-tcu-receiver-josh-boyce-was-thinking-he-was-headed-to-miami-for-about-two-minutes-just-before-the-new-england-pa.html#storylink=cpy


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I don't believe it no way

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Breaking News!!!!!!

Tebow coming in for workout. Tannehill may be cut!!!!

Tebow clears waivers. Jets owe Bronco's $1.53 million...
Now, THAT'S funny...

Posted by: Marc from nj | April 30, 2013 at 09:23 PM

Only doing a last day of April fools to the disgruntled bastards in here. Just give them one more reason to be unhappy. LOL...

TanneBust was ranked 29th.

Heck, at least Tebow took a team to the playoffs.

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Uh Huh.

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Posted by: oscar canosa | April 30, 2013 at 09:19 PM

While you all drool over the draft, remember most of the better teams had a draft equal to or better than ours. 8-8 will be a miracle. The team is looking at another start from scratch in 2014.

LT wanted that is willing to work for peanuts. Contact the Miami Dolphins.

Philbin is an excellent assistant. He is not a HC.
Sherman we know is not a HC.

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The fastest way to destroy a Blog is to impostor other People.

I only posted what you said. Dirty? How? Explain you old pervert.

The future of this blog is in your control. I shall advise you all that things have been out of control for sometime.

Oscar you are nothing without me.

I am out if you guys are going to act like F'ing F'ggots.

You love to mess with people but when someone is clowning you. Oh, I'm telling!


The blog needs a new set of regulars. The current set is an embarrassment in too many ways, putrid. So few of you here can recruit the proper people. There are still a tiny few that offer a glimmer of hope.



You seem to have an answer(excuse) for everything, even under different nicks. Go to sleep! And leave Us all Adults to our adult conversation.

Posted by: oscar canosa | April 30, 2013 at 03:20 PM

Oscar, the problem is that there are not many Adults in this Blog.

Posted by: oscar canosa | April 30, 2013 at 03:25 PM

Are you talking to yourself Troll Boy, or did you just FORGET to change that screwy sign in name......AGAIN!


Posted by: odinseye | April 30, 2013 at 04:15 PM

The fastest way to destroy a Blog is to impostor other People.

Posted by: oscar canosa | April 30, 2013 at 10:24 PM



Posted by: odinseye | April 30, 2013 at 04:15 PM

Posted by: Who Are You The Blog Police? | April 30, 2013 at 10:45 PM

odin, 3 years running now the # one source of blog pollution and troll feeding. I urge every one of you to never ever respond to him again...if...you want a better blog.

Most of you losers are so desperate for football talk that you throw all your morals away and will eagerly chat with the most disgusting posters.


The blog needs a new set of regulars. The current set is an embarrassment in too many ways, putrid. So few of you here can recruit the proper people. There are still a tiny few that offer a glimmer of hope.

Posted by: Paul | April 30, 2013 at 10:44 PM


So you can chase them away?

If it wasn't for you this blog will always be busy.

And that is the truth.

Somebody pushed little isla buttons.

You were quick to attack odin yet the name changing troll is just fine with you?


Lets see,,,,,,,odin talks football and points out the troll to others.

But the disgusting pervert name changing 2watt is just another day at the "Office", eh?

And your problem is with odin?

Interesting indeed.

Does anyone have a half of clue what Odin is babbling about?

Dashi Is Sad People Call Oscar Names When Oscar Is Sweet And Fluffy In His Marshmallow-brained Way.

Which is more pathetic?

ALoco complimenting himself as the Cuban menace?


Oscar fighting with himself as nikT?

Answer: Neither.

It's a dead heat.

Oscar you are losing it.

Oscar is even Gayer than me.

I'm extremely happy with the draft and that's that!!!

Note to Jeff Ireland.

Sign McKinnie to a 1 year deal.

Note to Joe Philbin.

Take it easy on McKinnie.

Trim Mckinnies practice schedule and make sure he's well rested.

Let Dallas Thomas get half of Mckinnies practice reps and even get him in the game should we take a lead.

This will smooth the transition and help Thomas when eventually takes over the left tackle spot. If not for the shoulder injury and missing the combine Thomas would have been a first round pick. He's a steal.

Oscar is the Gayest. I mean the best. Well he is that to.

Peter Pan. All for One. One for All.

Whoops, Wrong Fairy Tail.


love is every thing

Who exactly are the trolls?

All of the regulars. They are just too much in denial to figure it out.

Does anyone have a half of clue what Odin is babbling about?

Posted by: I Dont | April 30, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Who exactly are the trolls?

Posted by: Truth Hurts | April 30, 2013 at 11:17 PM

EVRY THING ...................


I don't know any regulars that stalk, impersonate, antagonize and,,,,and,,,,whatever it is you do as Oscar LOL.

What do you call that? Do you fight with yourself? Are you stalking yourself? Are you intimidating yourself?

Seriously, please explain what it is you call it when you get busted arguing with yourself for over two and a half pages LOL.

I guess you thought you were looking like a pretty macho man,,,,,,until you forgot to change your sign in name LMAO.

I have to admit though, you were giving it to yourself pretty good. rotflmao.

Crap teams have tons of trolls. Thats life.




The homers point to anything they can. They're desperate for any positive. The one thing they can never point to is W's.



OL 2013
Go Phins

Only 1 gaytroll here.

Well 2 but YG doesn't count.

Oscar when are you going to come out the closet.

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