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Clabo: Dolphins ready to make some noise

Tyson Clabo's agent called Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland time and again about his client, trying to stir up interest. For a long time, Ireland didn't return the phone  calls.

A week ago, Ireland finally called back and said the Dolphins wanted to take a look at Clabo. Today's he's a Dolphins right tackle.

He thinks he's not much diminished from the guy that made the Pro Bowl a couple of years ago. He's very familiar with zone blocking, which is the technique the Miami line uses. And he thinks the Dolphins can "make some noise."

Here is Tyson Clabo:

(On the determining factor on signing with the Dolphins) –“When I was released and became a free agent, one of the first things that we wanted to find out was, who had interest. Once we found out who had interest, I sat down and I said, ‘What team do I think has use and is on the move upward in the League’ and Miami was right there on the top of that list and so we decided that this was the place for us."

(On if he was given a vision of what his role will be) – “I do have some experience. I have been in the League for a while, but there are some really talented offensive linemen on this team already, so if they feel that my experience will help in any way, I am more than happy to do whatever I can.”

(On how surprising his release from Atlanta was and what the last month was like) –“Well it was very sudden when I was released. Unexpected. The month that followed was, with all that uncertainty, I’m a guy who likes to have plan and who likes to be able to have a vision, a clear vision for the future and I didn’t have that for a while. It was a difficult time, but I think that its going to turn out for the best and its going to be worth it."

(On what makes him think that the Dolphins are headed in an upward direction) –“We made some big moves in the off-season and in free agency, the draft looked like it went really well, you never know but it seems like there is some talent. The young QB with a lot of upside and I just felt like we could make some noise."

(On coming from a power offensive system to a zone blocking scheme) –“I think that I am going to fit in pretty well. When I first came into the League I was with the Broncos on the practice squad and that’s (zone-blocking) all they did and then when I came to Atlanta, Alex Gibbs and Tom Cable were the line coaches, so I know the zone-scheme and I feel like that I should be able to hold my own."

(On if he is still the same player who made the Pro Bowl in 2010 from a skill-set standpoint) –“I’m a pretty tough critic on myself and I don’t feel like there has been much drop in my play to date, so I am just going to continue to take care of my body and try to continue to play at a high level."

(On how much his past as an undrafted, practice squad, NFL Europe player play in motivating him) –“I always want to do well. That’s really my biggest driving force is to feel like I did the job that I was brought here to do, or when I was in Atlanta the job that I had there. I just want to do well, and that’s really my biggest driving force is success. I work to reach those goals and so far it’s been pretty good for me so I am just going to keep doing that."

(On how quickly following his release did he hear from the Dolphins, did he expect this and if he has spoken to Brent Grimes) –“I haven’t had the chance to talk to Brent yet, but our wives are Facebook buddies and all that stuff, so I think that they have been in touch a little bit. Miami didn’t come into play until later in the process, after the draft. Some teams showed interest before the draft and then of course the draft happened and everybody changed their mind. So I was just happy when the phone rang and Mr. Ireland was on the other side."

(On the slow developing free agent market this spring) –“I didn’t get into it until much later in the process than a lot of guys did, but it was slow. I think that the depth of the draft had a lot to do with that, I thought there was lot of talent and depth in the draft, so teams wanted to sit back and see what they wanted to do there before they committed to any free agent."

(On looking forward to the home opener against the Atlanta Falcons) –“I am always looking forward to home openers. So it will be exciting, it will be good to see some of my friends and (former) teammates before the game and then after that we are going to try to put it to them."

(On what the experience was like reaching the NFC Championship game and getting so close to the Super Bowl) –“It was disappointing. Last year in Atlanta I thought that we had a really good team, a special team. Offensively we were dynamic and to come up just a little short was disappointing."

(On if he sees similarities in the Miami offense to the Atlanta offense) –“Well, over the past five years I’ve been in Atlanta we have had a young quarterback at the time and he turned out to be a pretty good player. We have a young quarterback here and he has the potential to be a very good player, and with the addition of some free agents, we have some guys that can take the top off the defense and have a vertical threat, run the football well. Offense’s if you can throw the deep ball and run the ball you are going to have a good chance, so I think that we have the chance to do both of those things really well."

(On if he has a lot still left to prove) –“I am not here to prove anything to be honest with you. I am here to play football and have a good time and win. If I play well, then it will give us a chance to do those things. I am here because I want to be, I am here because I still like to play football and I think that I can still do it at a high level. So as far as having something to prove, I just want to play and have fun and win football games."


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Posted by: Bark Odin,Bark. | May 06, 2013 at 07:31 PM

When a guy stalks another guy as much as you. It's 1 of 2 things:

1. Great flattery
2. Great faggotry

Im still not quite decided which it is with you. LOL...

The Herald has a gay blog. So for the life of me I don't understand why Bark Odin Barks comes to straight football blogs to stalk guys.

Anyone here ever go to the Herald's gay blog to stalk Bark Odin Bark?

YG, How many times have you flipped/flopped today?
And another thing, every time I come n here your HERE.


Whose mother are you going to offend tonight?

Bark Odin Bark,

Whats the matter, they aren't talking right tone of finger paint for you in the gay blog?

Name the HOF RB that played with Marino for 3-5 years?
Name the HOF OL that played with Marino for 3-5 years?
Name the HOF WR that played with Marino for 3-5 years?
Name the HOF Def player that played with Marino for 3-5 years?

And try to do this before Dan lost the little mobility he had prior to his Achilles injury.

Every single play the opposing D knew Danny was throwing the ball yet he put up phenomenal numbers season after season. Now lets put Danny on the 49ers instead of Montana. Danny would have 6-8 rings!!

YG, How many times have you flipped/flopped today?
And another thing, every time I come n here your HERE.

Posted by: Bark Odin,Bark. | May 06, 2013 at 07:44 PM

Its a "STRAGHT" football blog. The real question is why are you here boystalker?

The fact is the few all day bloggers here are more immature and less interesting than the trolls. Trolls have saved this blog, without them the three muskateers alone wouldn't be enough to keep it going.

It is the few muskateers that ruin this blog with their frequent filthy, offensive mouths.

YG, You've been hanging around Odin and Douche way too much.

Bark Odin Bark,

Ever think of changing your screen name to "roll Over And Play Dead While Enjoying My Man's Dickhead"?



Only poke your wife on an empty stomach. This will keep you from vomiting for three hours afterwards.

Posted by: Mrs. Gone | May 06, 2013 at 07:49 PM

"Mrs Gone", why the hell are you still here? Are you waiting for Mr Went?

Charles Woodson would help






Be nice now. I'm still working on finding out who your father was. I have just a few more trailer parks to visit and I should finally know soon. Let's hope he is a FinFan!

Let's add it all up folks:

Bark Odin Bark + Mrs. Gone + Good Housekeeping


he only reason you claim not to be here all day is because you cant decide which of your 100 aliases to give the credit too.



Be nice now. I'm still working on finding out who your father was. I have just a few more trailer parks to visit and I should finally know soon. Let's hope he is a FinFan!

Posted by: Mrs. Gone | May 06, 2013 at 07:57 PM

Please don't lie to the rest of the blog. You and I both know that you're only searching for your panties.


Posted by: Yesterday's Gone 4Ever! | May 06, 2013 at 07:57 PM

Oh yes, adding ROTFLMAO really does make your comment so funny...if you are 9.

Posted by: Mrs. Gone | May 06, 2013 at 07:57 PM

Btw, those smelly old panties you've been trailer park to trailer park searching for.


They are wrapped around your forehead, are you now immune to the smell?



Only poke your wife on an empty stomach. This will keep you from vomiting for three hours afterwards.

Posted by: Good Housekeeping | May 06, 2013 at 07:52 PM

2009 NFL Draft Top 10

1-Stafford Qb Lions
2- J. Smith LT Rams
3-T.Jackson DE Chiefs
4-A.Curry OLB Seahawks
5-M.Sanchez Qb Jets
6-A. Smith RT Bengals
7-D.Heyward Bay WR Raiders
8-E. Monroe LT Jags
9-Raji DT Packers
10- Crabtree WR 49ers

Curry Wasn't The Only Bust In The Top 10 Of The 2009 Draft. You Can Say The Whole Top 10 Underachieved.

And Here Is Some Info. You Probably Didn't Know. The Cowboys Have Zero Players From The 2009 Draft Still On The Team.

The Pats Drafted A CB In The 2nd That Year And A Wr In The 3rd. Both Were Big Time Bust.

But Please Regurgitate How The Pats Are The Best Team At Drafting. 120+ Picks And Only Manage To Get 5 Good Players. In The Last 5 Years.

Funny how first thing a troll wants to do is accuse others of immaturity. When their mission is to stalk other posters ith childish bull s'hit.


Posted by: Good Housekeeping | May 06, 2013 at 07:52 PM

Posted by: Classiic! | May 06, 2013 at 08:02 PM
Creating other troll screen name to laugh at your own paint drying attempts at humor. Doesn't make it funny dumbass. LOL...





Whelp, back to troll starvation diet. Now they can get their hits by creating screen names to argue with themselves. LOL...


Watch Out. The Clown Already Stalks Dashi And Odin An Unhealthy Amount. And Recently It Seems He Has Gotten An Infatuation For You.

The Guy Has Been Posting For Almost 12 Hours Straight Right Now. And This After Posting All Day Yesterday And The Day Before and The Day Before That.

He Changes His Name But It Is The Same BS Everyday.

Posted by: ALoco | May 06, 2013 at 08:07 PM

Speaking of troll names thirsty for blog hits. LOL...

One constant with "THE TROLL". No matter what name "HE" enters in, it's always a post to trick you into an engagement with "HIM".

Exact same M.O. every single time. LOL...

Troll post are never positive. Intentionally designed to get blog hits from "real bloggers".

Guys lets just face it, There's more(A lot More) Posters on here that have had it with YG4L and his 101 aliases, The Old Coot Odinstank and that Idiot that refers to himself as a third party, Yes Duchi that would be you.
Any time and I mean anytime you go on this blog you'll find one of these stooges on here, An more then likely there usually drunk.

Posted by: Bark Odin,Bark. | May 06, 2013 at 08:19 PM

A guy creates a screen name to mock another poster. Boy, what of pillar of society you yourself are.

You.re a stalker of "straight" men in a day and age of gay blogs. What a f'ucking piece of work.






Bark Odin Bark,

Even if a clown tries to make a serious point wearing his clown hat he still looks like a clown.

First clean up your side of the street before attempting to tell other they live in a mess. Ok, super dumbass?

Another MASTERFUL job by the troll manipulating YesterDk into 2 hours of wasteful, foolish banter. He reduced YG into sniveling while he struggled to make any kind of clever response. The best he could do was ROFLMAO?

Troll 101
Loverboys -2

Posted by: Scorecard | May 06, 2013 at 08:30 PM

Gang Bang 50

Yo Momma 1 huge loose, overstretched p'ussy

Anyone over 9 years old still writing LOL and ROFLMAO really needs to be examied for stunted development.

(See YGOdee)

Yo Momma 1 huge loose, overstretched p'ussy

Posted by: Yesterday's Gone 4Ever! | May 06, 2013 at 08:33 PM

Is this really the best you can do? Pathetic really.

I control these two Idiots like a Human teaching a Dog.

NE have been short of awful the last 6-7 years. I sometimes wonder if they had passed on on Brady (and they were absolute lucky there) maybe Bellicheat would have suffered the same fate as he did in Cleveland. As good as he is I don't think he would be a HOFer nor even win a SB...And drafting the way he has I even doubt he'd reach the playoffs consistantly

I mean awful drafting


Good Little Article On My New Friend Weatherford. This Guy Is A Real Piece Of Work.

Expanding Campaign Funding. Approving Pet Projects In His Home District. Giving Handouts To Friends.



Brady Has Been Belichick Saving Grace.

I Truly Believe When Brady Retires, Belichick Will Retire.

IF the people of Miami lose the Phins it's all on them. You let your vote be taken away by a slimy politician. People should be mounting a campaign for that guy to get the boot by recall or resignation. If the people had voted no then fine but he didn't even allow it. He's a disgrace to the whole state of FL. People should be very angry not because the stadium didn't win because the vote was stolen from them for political purposes.

Posted by: dadsmithwest | May 06, 2013 at 08:49 PM

Still doesn't take away the "slimy Miami media" from labeling Ross/Dees "sour grapes" in the after affair.

YG, Please go away.

i will care. my best guess is fins are gone from miami within 7 years

Posted by: dusty bottoms | May 06, 2013 at 04:35 PM

Well, we are now reassured big time...Because you're ALWAYS wrong about everything...LOL!!!

Amazing, Flipper Flips again, yesterday he was saying that Ross was rich enough to build it himself and should'nt look for hand-outs.
Flipper you have no shame..LOL

Dashi Has Been For The Upgrades Since Day 1.

And DSW Agreed. We Should Start A Petition. Or Ross Should Throw Some Money To His Biggest Opposition. The Sad Part Is The Public Didn't Get To Vote.

And Agreed With Those That Said The NFL Won't Leave Miami.

The Market. Those Who Say That Doesn't Matter. Forget When The NFL Realigned They Didn't Move The Fins From The AFC East. For This Same Reason.

In Any Sport. NY, Boston, Miami. Make Good TV Against Each Other.

They Prefer To Make The Colts An AFC South Team. Even Though The P. Manning Vs Brady Rivalry Would've Been Good TV. And Indianapolis Is Closer To The Other 3 Team In The AFC East Than Miami.

As Long As TV Exist. The Dolphins Ain't Leaving Miami.

Posted by: Bark Odin,Bark./Sit YG, Sit. | May 06, 2013 at 09:01 PM

Consider it done. From this point I'll no longer engage you in any of your alias names.

Even your ALoco alias.

Yo Momma 1 huge loose, overstretched p'ussy

Posted by: Yesterday's Gone 4Ever! | May 06, 2013 at 08:33 PM

Looks like Yesterday is trying to reach the dashe level of juvenile vulgarity, What's scary is he thinks this comment is some sort of come back? The guy is as pathetic as his ball boy poster friends.

Yo Momma 1 huge loose, overstretched p'ussy

Posted by: Yesterday's Gone 4Ever! | May 06, 2013 at 08:33 PM

I wonder if dashe condones such comments? Notice how he won't ask Armandy to ban his ball boy YG.

Even if Dolphins leave Miami Fergi, J lo and The Russians will replace the Team.

Miami is one of only a few NFL cities where you never hear any talk about the Super Bowl.


Why You Mad?

And Why Bring Dashi's Name Up?

Does Dashi Remind You Of The Guy Your Broad Left You For?

You Know The One You Caught In The Act. Taking A Money Shot.

Dashi Only Has One Question And You Already Know The Answer.

Now Don't Play The Victim. You Have Been Antagonizing People All Day.

Admit It. Dashi Reminds You Of John Stamos And Your Ex Loves My Greek Yogurt.


When Are You Going To Change Your Name To "Dashi's Bottom B'tch"

Since You Can't Keep My Name Out Your Mouth. Or Is It In Your Mouth?

Again You Know The Answer.


Boycott the troll. Sooner or later he sees he gets no attention, then resorts back to trashing the team as his only allotted form of entertainment on the blog.

At least Sparano had enough sense to draft Pouncey. John Jerry, Incognito, and Martin are all questionmarks.



I give Ross a lot of credit for a beautiful chess move. I think this franchise would have been so much more prosperous if Big Daddy Wayne would have had comparable insight.
Everyone is attacking the pawn that he is most generously sacrificing.
A fishing metaphor would have worked here also, but I have been in the mood for a good chess game.
Think about it, or continue with the childish bickering.

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