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Everything Jeff Ireland said today

Yes, you know Jeff Ireland talked to the media today.

I gave you the highlights here.

So I give you the long, all-you-can-read version below:

(On how excited he is about what happened in free agency and heading into the Draft) –“Well, we’ve got a long way to go. Free agency’s not over. Obviously, we like the progress. We felt like we’ve made some progress. There’s been a lot of work that went into it obviously. I’ve got a lot of people to thank. Actually, I’d like to take the opportunity to thank my team, obviously, up to this point, our personnel department, our football administration, in particular, (Executive Vice President of Football Administration) Dawn Aponte and (Manager of Football Administration) Ryan Herman, my right hand guy (Assistant General Manager) Brian Gaine, (Assistant Director of Pro Scouting) Chris Shea. Coach (Joe) Philbin and I worked extremely well together during this process, along with Dawn, and it’s been a lot of fun to work with them. It’s been a lot of busy work, a lot of ups and downs in the process, but nothing we weren’t prepared for. But we’ve got a long way to go. We’ve got some holes to fill."

(On having a lot of draft picks and how that impacts what can happen during the Draft) – “It really hasn’t changed too much of the preparation process. I don’t think I’m going to go into the Draft with more guys on the board or anything like that. We’ll still attack it in the same process we’ve always done and obviously we’ve got to be more prepared to take more players. Obviously, you have options to, I like to use the word ‘ammunition’ to kind of go up if you wanted to and certainly there’s opportunities to do that and there’s also opportunities to move back and move around. So we’ve had a lot of opportunities to do that as well.”

(On how the free agent acquisitions have impacted the team’s needs going into the Draft) – “I think it gave us a lot of flexibility in the Draft. Obviously, I think we helped ourselves in the front line in certain areas, obviously at the wide receiver position (by) getting Brian (Hartline) back, adding Mike (Wallace) and Brandon (Gibson). Adding that to Davone (Bess) and some of the young players we have, obviously that helped us in the wide receiver position. I think that’s a strength of our team now, one of the strengths of our team. Certainly from a depth perspective, Vaughn Martin, Lance Louis, those guys helped our depth. Brent Grimes, adding Brent to the schematics, obviously helps some of the front line things. I think going into the Draft or coming out of free agency, at least this part of free agency, has helped us from just having a little bit more idea of just being able to do what we do in the Draft, and that’s hopefully just picking the best player that we feel like marries a need if we can and not have to reach for anybody."

(On if it’s essential to select a cornerback high in this Draft) – “Well, I don’t want to say it’s essential. Certainly, I’m not going to pinpoint myself exactly where I’m going in the Draft, but I think a corner, I think corners can be selected and have an active role just about anywhere in the Draft. That’s one position that, they develop differently and you can find them, just like Brent Grimes, you can find them in free agency. You can find them in the fourth, fifth, sixth rounds obviously. I don’t think that’s particularly a position you have to have to take high."

(On his philosophy on drafting a need versus taking the best player available) – “We don’t draft vertically. We draft more horizontally. I don’t go through the board and say, ‘This guy over this guy over this guy over this guy over this guy.’ I don’t do that. I have the draft more horizontally by position (and) by round. So if you’re in a position where you have a guy at guard and you have a need at guard, he’s up there, but you have maybe two other players at the same value then you might take the guard because it’s a player of need. But you may have two or three other players that have the same value as that player, but it marries the need. The value marries the need. That’s basically how I go into it."

(On if he views Jonathan Martin as Jake Long’s replacement or if he will replace him through the Draft) –“You basically answered the question for me. There’s a lot of options still open. I’m going to let my coaching staff pretty much decide at the end of this process where Jonathan Martin plays. I think what we do have is a flexible player, a versatile player that can play left, that can play right. I think his development has been good. I think he’s got a long way to go to play right or left to be a really, really good player. That’s what we want him to be. Obviously, we have all of our options open. There’s still free agents on the street. There’s still guys in the trade market that are available and then we have the Draft that’s two weeks away that certainly we could go that route as well. Obviously, I think we’ll probably be active in maybe one of those pieces and maybe more."

(On the offensive line in the Draft and how far the position falls off after the first round in terms of quality)– “I think it depends on how many guys you have in the first round. If you only have two guys in the first round, then the second round is probably pretty strong. I think there’s a good level of guys that have a lot of experience, that can come in right away and play. And then there’s some really good players that may be a little bit further down in the Draft that have the potential to play and be really good in this league, that may not have the level of experience that you’re looking for early. I think that’s the beauty of this Draft is that there’s some at the top, there’s some second and third round that all can, at the end of maybe a year, that you have exactly what you’re looking for."

(On having ammunition to be able to trade up and how high up he could conceivably go) – “I’ve got enough ammunition to get to the first pick if I wanted to, but I don’t see myself doing that personally. I don’t know. It depends on what’s there and we haven’t gone through the process of (figuring that out) and talking to other teams at this point and seeing where we would go up or back. Right now, we’re trying to get the board right and we’re kind of grinding through the process. We’re in our second week of Draft meetings. We’ve got about six more days left to kind of finalize the board and so, at that point, we have about a week-to-10 days to kind of work the kind of the nuances of moving up (and) moving back. So we’ve got a little ways to go."

(On having five selections in the first three rounds and the options that brings)– “Yeah, you have to play out all of the options. That’s what we’re in the business to do is look at your contingencies. I can certainly sit here and say I’m going to have three players out of the five. I can certainly say I’m going to have six players out of the five. I think there are certain levels of the Draft that are really attractive to me. So I think all options are open, absolutely."

(On when he would be willing to deviate from his approach to select a player)– “When a player is still on the board high and you may have passed him by once or twice because maybe you’ve gone to a need, maybe. I’ve been in a couple of drafts where there’s a guy sitting there and it’s not particularly, it’s not a need, it’s not a must, it’s not a want. He’s just not a position that I have in my radar. So sometimes you might not draft a player that you have a high grade on. Then, you go two rounds and that guy’s still staring at you, I’m probably going to go get that guy."

(On how much his philosophy of what kind of player he would select has changed with Coach Philbin coming in)– “One of the things I liked about Joe in the interview process was that he and I see players pretty much the same. Schematically is where maybe it’s changed. Character and makeup, those things, we see very much eye-to-eye on. I’m probably a little bit more of a risk taker than maybe Joe, but we certainly see eye-to-eye. We want guys that are highly competitive. We want guys that have a specific combination of intangible ingredients that form a desired football personality. That’s absolutely what we’re trying to look for. Schematics are obviously different, maybe form a defensive line standpoint, maybe from and offensive line standpoint."

(On how the development of the tight end position has changed)– “You kind of mirror what the college game is doing right now and the college game is spreading out. So you’re getting guys that the college game is playing with. There’s not many traditional ‘Y’ big blocking tight ends that are playing with them. Certain programs have them and certainly you really study those programs that are playing with those kind of tight ends. But the tight end position all together has gotten very athletic. It’s gotten fast. It’s gotten big. It’s gotten athletic. And I think that’s made the NFL trend that way too. I think there’s some very athletic, big, fast tight ends that are making a lot of plays in this league and so I think you’ll see obviously the NFL going that way."

(On drafting core positions high and if tight ends are becoming a core position)– “It depends on your coach sometimes. It hasn’t necessarily been a core position. I think it becomes a core position when you may not have other pieces to your offense. I think you’re trying to control the middle of the field in some cases and if you don’t have kind of the horses on the outside that control the perimeters, then you certainly want to be able to control the middle of the field and, in a lot of cases, you want to be able to do both. But I wouldn’t call it an absolutely core piece."

(On if he’ll be comfortable with not having an offensive tackle by May 1)– “I feel very comfortable with Nate Garner. I feel comfortable with some of the young developmental players. Obviously, I could look at the whole offensive line in particular, we’re going to try to upgrade the offensive line as whole. Where we do it (and) how we do it, right now, we have a really good core of players with Jonathan and Richie (Incognito) and John (Jerry) and obviously (Mike) Pouncey, and I think Nate’s in that core group of guys at this point. Behind them, we have a very young group of guys that don’t have a lot of experience. So we need to add depth there. We need to add some experience. We certainly need to add some talent on the offensive line."

(On if he’s inclined to take more risks in the Draft because he has a lot of selections this year)– “I don’t want to go into it thinking that way. I really don’t. I would really kind of, more or less, to kind of go about it in the way I’ve always gone about it. I think you could think that way, that you could take a risk, but I’m still going to go into it trying to get really good football players that have a high upside that we can develop that are our kind of guys and I think, if you go into that way, then I think you’re going to come out the best way."

(On whether he wants to exit the Draft with quality or quantity) – “It depends. I mean both. You would like to have a bunch of good players. That’s what you would like to come out of it with. It depends on how the board falls. You know if the guys that you have on your board are clipping off at a fairly high rate, then you’d better go up and get what you really like. Again, the Draft falls differently every year. It’s very hard to predict how it’s going to fall. We start trying to predict how things are going to fall right about now, and we’re just now getting through the process of strategizing."

(On how he views his 30 official Draft visits) – “I think everybody does it differently, and I‘m one of those everybody. Again, I don’t have a strict philosophy about how I do it. Sometimes I’ve got a guy that I need a little bit more medical information on. Some of the guys I didn’t get a chance to visit with them at the Combine, or I did visit with them at the Combine and didn’t get the information I wanted. There’s no rhyme or reason. Some guys I have a lot of interest in, and some I guys I have no interest in at all, but there is really no rhyme or reason."

(On why he brought Manti Te’o in for an official visit) – “Well I think Manti is a good football player. We had 15 minutes with him at the combine, and so I think he is a good football player that is going to be drafted, and in that particular case, I wanted to spend some time with him. Kind of get to know a little bit more about the whole process he has been through, how he has handled it, and how he is moving forward with it."

(On whether this draft is more important than past drafts) – “Well I mean we have 11 picks, and that’s why it’s important. A lot of time, a lot of planning is put into this offseason not only just for the draft picks, but to this point to have the cap space and the draft picks in the same year, a lot of thinking and a lot of planning went into this. But the fact that we do have 11 draft picks and five in the top three rounds, that’s important. It doesn’t come around very often that you have that kind of clout in the draft. We need to take advantage of it, so it’s very important."

(On the atmosphere in the war room on draft day) – “Last year was pretty quiet. We didn’t have a lot of action early in the draft, but it can get chaotic. You have guys that have been through it before, and I’ve been in drafts where it is extremely chaotic. I’ve been in drafts with (Dallas Cowboys Owner and General Manager) Jerry, Mr. Jones, in Dallas where he is wheeling and dealing, and it can be very exciting. In our particular case, we’ve had a couple of different scenarios, and it gets really hectic when you have five minutes in-between each round. Sometimes the phone doesn’t ring until you are on the clock and you have to make a decision (snaps fingers) to trade back, or maybe another team is on the clock and you want that pick. So, I’m telling Brian (Gaine) to call and Dawn (Aponte) to call and Chris (Shea) and I’m calling, you know did you make the trade? Did you call the league? Did they get the phone call from the league? A lot of things have to happen. Did you turn the card in? So it can get pretty hectic. It’s fun, it’s an adrenaline rush no doubt about it."

(On whether he expects a similar situation this year where the majority of picks in the top 10 are traded) – “It all falls differently. Do I expect it? I think last year was a little unique, but again, we’re all in a whole different time frame at this point with the CBA and the contracts and all that. I think you can take any player, any position and there is no rhyme or reason why you do it. If there is a need and there is a conviction by the team to take any particular position, then you go up and get it. It’s not the losers curse anymore. I think it makes sense to do those things if you want the player."

(On whether he thinks he needs to address the wide receiver position early in the Draft after how the team addressed it in free agency) – “I like the unit that we have. We have some complementary skill sets that make us a lot better than we were last year. I think there are some good players at that position, but to say that I am going to be active early at that position, I can’t say at this point. I do like where our wide receiver position is obviously. Again, I think the complementary skill set is what we have been able to add to this football team, to what we already had on this football team, are very good. I think it is the strength of our football team."

(On whether he knows who he is going to pick in the first round of the Draft) – “Not exactly. It’s a little bit different this year. There are a lot of different things that I’m playing through my head right now that Joe (Philbin) and I are talking about. There are still a couple positions that we haven’t actually talked about in our meetings yet. I’ve sent Joe off to watch different guys and said, ‘hey let’s get back together.’ So this is the time we bring our coaches back and try to marry what we see as a personnel department to what our coaches see and the schematics of where they are at. I have a pretty good idea of three or four guys that I am looking at, absolutely."

(On what Jonathan Martin needs to do to be the starting left tackle) – “I think the offseason for Jonathan is important. You know just getting stronger and getting his technique, his use of hands, (getting) his punch down properly, the timing of his punch. Skill set is not a problem. This guy’s got great feet and he's big enough. He needs to work on some anchor, but he needs to be more consistent with some of the things he is going to see. You’re going up against probably the best athlete per pound on the football field in the right defensive end or right outside linebacker. So, you’ve got to be on your game when you’re playing left tackle in this league. He just needs to work on his consistency."

(On Brent Grimes’ health and when he expects him to be ready) – “We did our due diligence obviously with a guy coming off an Achilles injury. I personally am qualified as Dr. Ireland at this point. I studied a lot on just the particular injury itself. I certainly like the player. I talked to our doctors, talked to his surgeon or had my people talk to his surgeon, and I think he is in a really good place right now. I don’t want to make any time tables because I don’t know exactly what we’re doing with him when he gets in the building. I know he's doing really well and he's almost to the point, in his mind, where he's ready to participate in the offseason program, but to say when he is going to be 100% or anything like that, I’d have to see him move around a little bit."

(On whether Grimes’ injury impacts what the team’s needs are) – “I feel good about him. I feel very good about him right now."

(On whether he is aware of the fact that a lot of players he has picked in the second and third rounds of past drafts are no longer on the team and whether that affect the way he drafts) – “Well I am aware of it. You guys keep me aware of it quite often. I don’t take any different than the way I’ve always gone into it. I’m going to put the board up the way I put it up. I have different aspects of the draft room itself to try and help improve that process. One is my head coach. Brian Gaine is a little more involved in this process. So, obviously you are trying to upgrade the room and the dynamics of the room. Certainly I haven’t changed too much in regard to picking players. I have been doing it a long time now."

(On how the volatility of the top 10 picks impacts the Dolphins at pick 12) – “I wouldn’t say it’s volatile. I think there are a lot of different scenarios. I think last year, in comparison, you knew where one, two and three were going to go. You obviously had Andrew Luck and you had the Washington Redskins trading up to that pick (number 2 overall) and you knew who they were going to pick, so that’s two off the board right away. I think there is a lot more confidential information right now in the clubs. I don’t think anybody has just come out and said who they’re taking or anything like that. Nobody has shown their hand yet, which is good. That’s the way we all want it to be honest with you."

(On how valuable it is to find a true press corner in the draft and how deep the cornerback class is) – “Well it depends what kind of scheme that you run whether it’s important to get a press corner. We don’t play a ton of press, but we do play a lot of man-to-man. There is a difference. So, is it extremely important that we get a guy who plays 90% press? No it’s not, but it’s important that the guy we draft can play man-to-man. But also, we play some zone and we play some off-man. Off-man is very difficult. There is a different skill set to that, so finding a guy that can have a pretty good skill set that is not strictly one thing or the other is important."

(On whether he wants to continue to address offensive line high in the draft after committing so many high draft picks to the position in the past) – “If I get another (Mike) Pouncey and another Jake Long I would do it every draft. Those kinds of guys are pretty darn good. I wish I had a whole team full of Mike Pouncey’s and Jake Long’s to be honest with you. Those guys are really good players. They are productive; I know what I’m getting every single day with the guys. Particularly, I’m not going to pigeon hole myself just to take an offensive lineman. I think we have a couple other positions that we might go after obviously. I think there is going to be a good player for us. I’m excited about going into this draft."

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The Northeast is for people who can't think for themselves.
That's why they need nannies like Mayor BloomingIdiot.

Wow, Why all this nagative talk about Fla?
I was only poinying out what a old coot Odinstank was.,Please stay focused.

OK FINFANS

READY FOR THE POLL OF THE DAY?

WHEN WILL THE DOLPHINS EVER HAVE A WINNING SEASON?

A) NEXT YEAR

B) IN THREE YEARS

C) NOT IN THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE

D) AFTER TOM BRADY RETIRES

E) WHO CARES? LETS GO HEAT!

Now, having said what I just did about crime (all true) let me also add this:

I was born and raised in Miami but have lived (by choice) in the Northeast for over a decade. I prefer it and yes, that includes the weather most of the year. You can have the oppressive heat and humidity that South Florida endures much of the year. I think it's grotesque.

BUT this notion that people up here are any smarter is a load of total crap. Just as many ignoramuses here as Miami or anywhere else.

Sorry, my Northeastern brothers but that is ALSO true.

BARKK ODIN JUST MAD CAUSE ODIN EATS AT BEST BURGER KING WITH HOTTIES AND ORDORS SUPER SIZE MEAS WHILE HE EATS GOVERMENT CHESE AND DRINKS BABT BLUE RIBON BEER IN TRAILER PARK.

TO BE
OR
NOT TO
BE.

NY is terrific if you love spending a large portion of your life in traffic jams.

I'm strictly Urban, product of where I was raised. Nearest tree was 5 blocks away. But the breeze sang and the worries, slipped away.

Is this Dolphins in depth?

Hell, that was a fine composition, Oscar. Very good.

This qb class, running back class not the strongest ever....

Thank you.

PEOPLE WHO GO ON VACATION TO FL ,ARE THE WAL-MART CROWD ....


Posted by: ALoco | April 11, 2013 at 09:49 PM

Couldn't have said it better. It's really true.

So tell us why your in florida??? Why did you come to florida??? And why dont you just leave Florida???? You cry like a baby a lot about Florida!!!!! Anyways, our wonderful florida football and weathers awesome!!!

Oh!, I congratulate myself all the time. I've gotten over the stage of punishing me, I don't get on my Asss anymore. I realized I do only good things for Myself and Others. Like at work, when I finish it, many times I say, Heck, Oscar, te la comistes!

Hell, nobody really knows what's going to happen in the Draft at this moment. Certified and True.

Rb lamar miller has nice speed....but is rb daniel thomas going to give us that power game, enough production? If we could get a speed back and power back like the steelers had to win superbowl when jerome bettis was there....still gotta have a strong running game!!!

Well, it's getting boring here for me. GN.

Hopefully ireland dont draft any drama players....or lazy lnes who play every other week...we need players hungry to win every week....with aggresive games.....go getters...linebacker monte te"o is not one of those players...

It's just that La Habana is called something else now, something like.. Havana.

marco how much did you pay some indian to take your GED? Because obviously you have nothing more than a 6th grade education.

I would like to discuss cornmeal or other finely milled grains.

Love florida.....just send all the non natives back home please.....lol.....give us our home back please....republicans destroyed the state...

I don't know what JI is talking about but I do know that the pass speaks for itself
Stats don't lie how many picks he has drafted or been involved with parcells that failed, so what makes JI a expert?
He says he has done for a long time but failed miserably what changes this time...OK I know Joe Philbin that's the only logical reason. IMO.
But I wish the phins well I hope they hit on every pick, but I still will say JI should of been fired long time ago and I hope that the dolphins succeed this year in everything they done off season and in the draft coming up.

I don't know what JI is talking about but I do know that the pass speaks for itself
Stats don't lie how many picks he has drafted or been involved with parcells that failed, so what makes JI a expert?
He says he has done for a long time but failed miserably what changes this time...OK I know Joe Philbin that's the only logical reason. IMO.
But I wish the phins well I hope they hit on every pick, but I still will say JI should of been fired long time ago and I hope that the dolphins succeed this year in everything they done off season and in the draft coming up.

I see the players are having buyers remorse on the CBA. They couldn't forsee how the vets would no longer command as much money. Kinda of funny. Let's face it, these players are not the sharpest tacks on the board. Who did they think would win...they white bread lawyers or the jive players and their jive rep?

No contest.

Republicans need to stop their assault on the middle class and women and gays and minorities.

Republicans over built condos and hotels on public beaches..they are rich and pay no taxes in florida...the right to work laws keeps wages at modern day slavery....so that way the rich have slaves...servants.....hold down the poor so their moneys worth a lot more and then they alwayz have servants......wake up fools.....its become for most home loans they want two peoples incomes...single people taxed higher

Well, bible calls hpmos a gross sin to god....very stern and clear...cant change gods rock solid morals ever....democrats have gave into gays...disobeyed the bible...

marko, you are describing republican Steve Ross to a tea.

Who's Bible?

Never trust any dirty polititians...republicans are just down right plane greedy hdarted people.....and democrats lost bible morals such as bible says strongly god says homosexuality is a gross sin....you cant claim to be a christian and disobey gods lawz....gods laws are higher than any mans laws, any countrys laws, anything....right??

Yea.....players salarys need to drop for the good of the game.....hopefully ae see it drop for next decade..

marko, not everyone is christian......just so you know.

I qJust wanna see dolphins do great in draft...yea not a ton of super stars in this draft...but some good role players....

Yea....at least north korea cant hit florida.....

Most religions are false anyways...but jesus was real....catholics buddied up with hitler.....jews killed jesus.....islam is blood hungry........i judge a religion by its history...its blood guilt....its actions....does it lay in bed with goverment? Does it force itself upon people....is it power hungry?

My betting eggs would be in the "Ireland drafts an OT 1st" basket.

He has a HUGE investment in Tannehill as QB. Everyone saw Tannehill had too much heat on him last year. It stands to reason if he gets an good-great offensive line around Tannehill it should make him better. This in turn increases his rep on the Tannehill choice.

They made HUGE investments in the WR dept including the plum jewel 60 million dollar man Wallace. Throw in the Keller at TE, Hartline, Gibson etc and it starts pointing to an OL to hedge/cover his other offensive bets.

JI has had some success drafting the OL earlier with Long and Pouncey.

There are 3 potential heavy favorites at OT to go early. The "Experts" seem to be in consensus opinion on all 3 going top 12.

He speaks of having the "ammunition" and "wanting to have a whole team of Long's and Pouncey's".

In the end, of those 3 my favorite choice would be Fisher. I actually think he will be better than Joekel. Lane Johnson has the highest sealing but I would take Fisher over either of the other two.

I know many say they can't stand the thought of another OL but having a good-great line will be key in winning ball games.

Cheers,

The draft is overated.

Rob, if drafting Jake Long at #1 was a "success" we would never have let him walk. 4 years of losing and allowing him to walk is no success.

RB Lacy may find it harder to play his power game style as the Commish Goodell is trying to remove the head.

That said, I think Lacy will be stud it's just that I would be nervous about how he runs along with how the refs will call the crown of the dome calls.

Cheers,

When I draft a player 1st overall I hope to get more then a few good seasons out of him.

Shorter Jeff Ireland:

I am a loser and I can parrot cliches about draft-eligible players, but in fact I know nothing about how to build a team.

What's a Left Tackle?

Agree with you 100% Rob, Fisher looks like he will be a beast! No problems with Jeffrey if he swapped #12, a 2nd, and a late pick to get up to #3 to get Fisher. Take Carradine in the 2nd, a corner and safety in the 3rd and Lattimore in the 4th. Go Fins!

Also, best part about Florida? We dont have the Knicks or Jets! Suck it!

Spot on, Jay!

If Long was such a great pick they should have held onto him. Instead, we're back at square one. Martin is not an adequate LT; we need Joeckl or some other highly rated draftee...........so must trade up.

Pouncey showed some improvement over an ordinary rookie year but heck, he's like the earliest center ever taken in the draft. He better be good.

Miami native who is not delusional This is murder rate.
Florida 5.2% out of 100,000 people
New York 4.0%. Out of 100,000
Puerto Rico is 6th in homicides killing 20 out of 100,000 people. Big murder rate due to drugs. And young people carrying guns like the wild wild west. I'm PR but not proud of my fellow PR. Let's stop murder in PR. But just a nickel I threw in there not proud at all just shameful .

If Jake didn't have the injury concerns, he would still be here. Fact is, do u want to pay that kind of money to a guy, who, while still talented (Stl clearly thinks so) is a high injury risk (knee, triceps, etc,etc)

OR

do u get the NEXT Jake Long? A top tackle like Fisher or Joeckle, and pay them peanuts compared to what u would pay Jake.

Hey Jay @ 11:31,

OK but Jake is an acknowledged Pro Bowler and was thought to be a top talent until injuries have ravaged his play.

I put that type player in a totally separate category...

There are some like LB John Offerdahl and S Bob Sanders etc that just don't hold up physically over time...doesn't mean they are not bright stars while they last. I put them in a separate category than a bust.

Gholston the DE/OLB the Jets drafted is a bust! Pat White was a bust! Egnew will be a bust!

You can't tell me a multi year pro bowler is a bust. Well you can but I would still disagree. We ALL wanted Jake to be a 10-15 year fixture but this is all a fluid situation in the NFL. Ireland also has cap demands and other players to target in FA for strategy.

Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Rod Woodson all ended up playing for other teams for years near the end of their career's. Jake's money demands, skill set, injury status and actual play has limited him over the past few years and led to him moving on.

Trust me, I am not patting JI on the back and saying he has found all these stud players. He has hung on just enough to rent himself a little more time from Mr. Ross imho.

Cheers,

Rob, I never said Jake Long was a bust. Dont put words in my mouth. Just saying he wasnt a success for us considering where he was drafted.

Agreed Phillie Chirino.

Carradine has tons of talent.

I really like DE Devin Taylor and CB Blidi Reh-Wilson as mid round players to strengthen the team.

I would like to add RB Franklin and either WR Markus Wheaton or WR Quinton Patton to the mix as well. This would hedge the FA WR's in case one or more are not a fit in Miami.

I hope Ireland hits a couple fo home runs with his draft choices. Go Phins!

Cheers,

duly noted Jay...I recant what I thought your were driving at with Jake Long.

It just seems like aegis hindsight GMing is easy for people to do (not you) when they have the benefit of seeing how things played out. If Ryan ended up being Akili Smith or Sanchize then it would be "oh, we dodged that bullet, glad Ireland didn't draft him."

Back then the Fins were as bad a team as the league had (at least record wise) and Parcells/Ireland said they went with what they thought was a more sure bet in Long.

Again I am talking in general and not making this point against you.

Cheers,

Ryan's still a PSSSY!

MIKE WALLACE DOES A 3 STEP HOP, BEFORE HE BURNS EVERYONE O
ON THE FIELD!!!!

3 STEP HOP = JCB

Congrats Monkey Boy, you've just proven to EVERYONE here that you are actually Dumber than your Boy Friend Mario.

When it comes to "Dumb and Dumber, we KNOW which one you are-ROTFLMAO!

Check out this masterpiece from the Gaytard:
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Well, it's time for Single Dad to get the Kids on the Bus and get some sleep!

I HATE working nights(LOL). I miss out on all the Day-Timers!!!!

Good Morning Vietnam!!!!

Posted by: odinseye | April 11, 2013 at 07:25 AM


After a hard night of posting (From 11:30 Till 7:25am) He needs to get his kids to school....LMAO, Getting your kids to school??; What time does this school start 9AM??
Most schools start at 8AM or earlery, But hey,In your world maybe it starts at 10 or 11am,

Posted by: Bark Odin,Bark. | April 11, 2013 at 07:04 PM
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Well Monkey Boy, if you take the Cork Out of your Mouth for a sec, I'll hip you too this thing we call: MATH-ROTFLMAO!

My Kids jump on the bus at 7:30 and school starts at 8:00. 7:30 am to 8:00am........Hmmmmmm, yeah, that gives them about a HALF HOUR to get to school ;)

Where's the problem with that? What's this 9, 10 and 11:00 Oclock crap you're talking about-LOL?

(My guess is that he was ZINGING from a blast off the ole Meth Pipe when he posted that one.) This idiot can't even count to.........wait......wait for it.........he can't even count to: A HALF HOUR!!!!

Bhwaaaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!

PS: After giving it a little more thought Gaytard, I think you should just stay in the "Closet". Much like you are to your own family, I'm SURE you'd just be an embarrassment to the Gay Community as well.

(Fvcking Idiot can't even count and he proved it RIGHT HERE in front of GOD and EVERYONE! ROTFLMFAO-Dooh!)

After a hard night of posting (From 11:30 Till 7:25am) He needs to get his kids to school....LMAO, Getting your kids to school??; What time does this school start 9AM??
Most schools start at 8AM or earlery, But hey,In your world maybe it starts at 10 or 11am,

Posted by: Bark Odin,Bark. | April 11, 2013 at 07:04 PM
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Well Monkey Boy, if you take the Cork Out of your Mouth for a sec, I'll hip you too this thing we call: MATH-ROTFLMAO!

My Kids jump on the bus at 7:30 and school starts at 8:00. 7:30 am to 8:00am........Hmmmmmm, yeah, that gives them about a HALF HOUR to get to school ;)

Where's the problem with that? What's this 9, 10 and 11:00 Oclock crap you're talking about-LOL?

(My guess is that he was ZINGING from a blast off the ole Meth Pipe when he posted that one.) This idiot can't even count to.........wait......wait for it.........he can't even count to: A HALF HOUR!!!!

Bhwaaaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!

PS: After giving it a little more thought Gaytard, I think you should just stay in the "Closet". Much like you are to your own family, I'm SURE you'd just be an embarrassment to the Gay Community as well.

(Fvcking Idiot can't even count and he proved it RIGHT HERE in front of GOD and EVERYONE! ROTFLMFAO-Dooh!)



The downside is girls here are too easy, so yes, your girlfriend or wife will be sneaking around fkking your friends, your neighbor, your coworkers, or theirs. It is total slutville here.

Posted by: Who is fooling who? | April 11, 2013 at 08:49 PM

Or in your case, your boyfriend will be sneaking around.

The Above Statement Proves Why The Troll Has No Life.

His Woman Cheated On Him With Everybody.

No Wonder He Gets So Offended With The Question, Suck Or Swallow. His Lady Did Both Before Kissing Him Every night.

Not Every Women Is A Nymphomaniac.

And You NorthEastern Trolls Are Hilarious. So Defensive!!

Notice Floridians Didn't Waste Time Arguing Your Ridiculous Point. Because We Know it Isn't Even Close.

And On The Crime Rate. The North East Has Been Skewing That Number For Years. I Read Somewhere They Don't Post The Real Crime Numbers, Because The Cops Don't Want People To Get Even More Afraid.

It's That Depressive Weather That Causes All Those Sociopath's And Psychopaths To Break.

They Have A Time Of The Year, when The Sun Only Comes Out for about 4 Hours. And Then They Have A Time Of Year When The Night Only Comes Out For About 4 Hours. That Has To Drive People Crazy.

And Camden and Newark Are 2 Cities With The Highest Crime Rates. NY Always Some Serial Killer On The Loose. Just Last Month They Had 2 Women Running Around Killing Taxi Cab Drivers.

I Also Love How They Want To Justify Their Crime Rate By Saying blank Per 100,000 People. How Many People Live In New York? 20+M. How Many People Live In Sfla? 8.5M. 1% Difference When You Have Over Twice The Amount Of People Is Not Good. Law Of Averages. If Florida Had 20M People The Crime Rate Would Be Some Ridiculously Low Number. About 2.5%.

And I Know He Isn't Talking About Education. Those Jail Cells Those Kids Study In Up North Is Ridiculous. And How Many Psycho's Go Running Around Sfla Shooting Up Elementary Schools?

But NOBODY IS GOING TO ARGUE WITH YOU!! Because we all know you need that last word to function. Even If You Have To Babble Some Nonsense.

And Now We Know Why. The Woman You Love Is Off Sucking and Swallowing Someone Else. Probably at Odin's House. Reason You Hate Him So Much. Your Own Mind Has You Going Crazy.

It Also explains The whole "DaShe" Thing. You Sir Have Serious Personal Issues. and therapy Can't Help. Getting Some New Pusssy Will. But I Know, Every Women You Ever Love You Have Caught With Someone Else's D'ck In Their Mouth. Must Be Hard!!(No Pun Intended)

I Told You. I Been Had You Figured Out.

Ireland and Philbin need to be more concerned with finding "Start-ers" than "Stars." Pro Bowl players are more often the product of a combination of the player's talent, the supporting staff around them and the system in which they play. How many "Obvious" superstarts crapped out from their expectations of greatness? Supposedly there are a few (maybe 3-4) identified top shelf players in positon of need for the Phins, but we know that there is no way to know how good the potential is until they and the system play. We have a number of holes to fill and depth to develop. We also have the 2nd youngest team and have a number of players on the roster who are still ?'s about how good they may be and how they can contribute to the new systems being put into place. Ireland needs to be given credit for the position the Phins are in this year and next. If they really have a player targeted higher and feel trading up is REALLY worth the investment, I will give them that . This seems to be a draft of many very good players (and many who will likely become Pro-Bowlers as their careers develop). Still--Build the team through the draft and don't sacrifice picks for the sake of someone with a predetermined "Superstar" label 'cause they tend to disappoint. Our '71-'73 teams and our other playoff teams in the past (way past!) were made up more of very solid players who gelled together. We can develop those "Stars/Starters," and we have 7 rounds in which to make it happen.

The downside is girls here are too easy, so yes, your girlfriend or wife will be sneaking around fkking your friends, your neighbor, your coworkers, or theirs. It is total slutville here.

Posted by: Who is fooling who? | April 11, 2013 at 08:49 PM

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This Statement.

Who Are You Fooling. No Straight Man Will Ever Hate Women This Much. This is A Statement Of Somebody That Has Been Scorned Multiple Times. Decades Of Heartache.

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