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Dolphins four-wide package a big upgrade

OTA days don't directly translate to regular season success. Players that look brilliant in shorts sometimes fade in the padded violence of games. But OTA do speak to alignments and the vision of a coaching staff. They do serve to provide a glimpse of what may be coming in those areas.

And that's why the Dolphins four-wide set during Tuesday OTA was intriguing.

Mike Wallace. Brain Hartine. Brandon Gibson. Dustin Keller.

Two speedy receivers who have both had 1,000-yard seasons. A proven big, physical reciever that can work the middle and occasionally get deep. And a seam-threat receiver who has a reputation for uncovering quickly and making himself available to his quarterback.

Boom.

We've come a long way from Hartline, Anthony Armstrong, Davone Bess and Anthony Fasano“Yeah you know we’re still learning, but I’m excited about what I see from those guys. They’re all getting a grasp on the offense and we’re starting to get a lot of reps with each other, so (we’re going to) continue to work that to .

If this group stays healthy, there is little reason to doubt that Miami, 26th in the NFL passing the ball in 2012, can become an efficient, effective and scary pass offense that threatens a defense in multiple ways.

"Yeah you know we’re still learning, but I’m excited about what I see from those guys,"quarterback Ryan Tannehill said. "They’re all getting a grasp on the offense and we’re starting to get a lot of reps with each other, so (we’re going to) continue to work that to get better. I'm excited about what they bring to the team and what they showed today."

There wasn't tons to show during Tuesday OTA because it happened in mostly slippery, wet conditions. In fact, that's the first thing Wallace addressed.

Yeah I forgot about that part when I came here, but it’s all a part of it so it’s fine," he said.

That's perhaps the reason everyone looked a step slow to Wallace -- particularly Keller and Gibson.

“I learned about those two guys that they look a lot better on the field than in off-season drills," Wallace said. "They looked a little slow out there but then they get on the field and they’re a lot faster on the field than in workouts."

Part of playing fast is knowing what you're supposed to do. Wallace, Keller and Gibson are still figuring that out to a degree.

“It’s fairly different, fairly different," Keller said comparing the Miami system to that of the New York Jets. "I think pretty much everything in the NFL is all related, but you have different terminology and just different ways of running these things. All in all, it’s fairly similar."

When the players get the system figured out, when they get in proper shape, when they find a comfort level for their roles, then the four-wide package in Miami might become a staple of the passing game. At least, I hope so.

 “I’ve always kind of said it’s a passing league, you have to run the football but you have to be very multi-faceted, but you have to be able to throw the football and do it effectively," Hartline said. "Have depth have guys that can do many different things brings a lot to the table."

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YES WALLACE AND GIBSON AND KELLER AND MILLER WILL ALL PRODUCE MORE IN PHILBIN'S WCO ..PITTSBURGHS OFFENSE AMOUNTED TO RUN THE BALL AND WHEN THEY HAVE TO THROW,LET BEN EXTEND THE PLAY AND HIT WALLACE DEEP...AND BTW ,AS OFTEN AS BEN GOT SACKED,PITTSBURGHS OLINE WASNT GOOD AT ALL

OK NJPHUCPHACE,
Bush+Fasano+Bess+L.Miller2012 = 2650 yards 15 TDs

Wallace+Gibson+Keller+L.Miller 2012 = 2150 yards 16 TDs

You see NJPHUCPHACE to do the comparison correctly you have to add Miller to both sets because he is now part of both sets.
Didn't help did it?
This is why you work sanitation.

Well if I remember correctly the Philbin/Tanne combo was running at about 50% wins until Martin replaced Long and then we lost all of those games.

Sorry bro just exposing the fraud.

Don't worry though your bodega will not run out of 40oz OE's so you'll be able to get just as drunk this season as last.

Jeff Ireland did not offer Jake Long $8mil/season because he didn't really need him.
Jeff Ireland offered Long $8mil because he was desperate to re-sign him.
However when Ireland low balls a free agent and the free agent leaves then Ireland did not help the team.

SANITATION? ROFL...THE ONLY TRASH I DEAL WITH DAILY IS TRASH LIKE U ON HERE!! MY WARDROBE CAN PROBABLY PAY FOR YOUR LITTLE SHANTY.U MUST LIVE IN...ROFL

Cinnaminson is the most beautiful place on the planet. I dream of vacationing there someday.

The numbers I put up expose this offseason for the sham that it is.
Just like the other 5 Ireland offseasons.
Did he finally become a genius?
No.
He got swindled by Wallace and Gibson and Louis and Grimes.
All his picks after Jordan will be special teamers.
Nothing has changed.

Final word:

Mike Wallace + Brent Grimes and Tyson Clabo were brought in to be the scapegoats.

Mando says OTA's don't say anything. What does it say when your Qb throws 3 picks in one session like Mark Sanchez did today?

-Mark

________________________________________________________

If This Happens Sherman Will Cut T-Hill On The Spot.

Or At Least Make Him Run Sprints.

Or Worst!! Have M.Moore Take Snaps With The 1st Team.

This Doesn't Happen In Miami.

So Wallace will do better in the Tanne/Philbin offense then he did in the Tomlin/Rothlisberger offense?

What are you basing that on? Our superior O-Line?

-Joe
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No, We Are Basing It On Superior Talent And Coaching.

Wallace, Hartline, Keller, L.Miller= A Hell Of A Lot More Than!!

Bush, Hartline,Bess,Fasano.

Gibson Is Our #3 WR. Unless He Beats Hartline For The #2. And Gibson, Should Be Challenged By R.Matthews.

The Offense Overall Is More Talented This Season. Compared To Last Year.

Egnew And Sims Will Be Replacing Clay As The #2 TE.

They might be very big and talented but Miami Heat did not win 28 straight out of nothing. We know how to Win around here. Against anybody, under any circumstances. Do they?

THANK YOU DASHI.....I CONCUR WHOLEHEARTEDLY

Greatest camp competition is 4th wide receiver. Bummer if Wallace goes down. Hartline back to #1. Always possible because Michael Crabtree went down with knee today.

Crabtree blew out knee today.

They might be very big and talented but Miami Heat did not win 28 straight out of nothing. We know how to Win around here. Against anybody, under any circumstances. Do they?

Posted by: oscar canosa | May 22, 2013 at 08:20 PM


The quality of play in the NBA right now is the lowest I've seen in decades. It isn't that the Heat is so great, it is that the rest of the league is really, really lame. The Heat is not an all time great team, they are just a good team surrounded by average to poor teams.

AND THE ONLY FRAUD BEING EXPOSED IS YOU EXPOSING YOURSELF AS A TROLL JETS FAN BY TRYING TO DAMPEN ALL TRUE DOLPHINS FANS SPIRITS AFTER AN OFF SEASON OF ACQUIRING THE MOST TALENT THIS TEAM HAS SEEN IN YEARS...PERHAPS IT IS YOUR FEAR OF THE JETS BEING SWEPT BY THE FINS AGAIN THAT DRIVES YOU HEAR TO SPEW YOUR MALICE...WHATEVER THE REASON...IT AINT WORKING CUZ WE R TRUE DOLFANS HERE!!!!!!!!

btw, we also have 2 great Coaches...

Weeeell, We don't care, KJ. We just want to Win.

December 29, 2013 @ 5:00 PM I will accurately predict Dolphins 2013 season record. Una momento por favor!

I'm so excited! Lets Go Fins!!!!!!!

Final word:

Mike Wallace + Brent Grimes and Tyson Clabo were brought in to be the scapegoats.

Posted by: CameltoeJoe | May 22, 2013 at 07:58 PM

Cameltoe, Jose Cuervo and a half dozen more aliases is a fuggen kunt ! He is most likely a Jets fan that knows his team won't smell a winning season for awhile so his only enjoyment is spewing his diarrhea all over this blog!

Good, good. Don't let them come closer now.

Dios este' contigo!

These guys are big and strong.

Oscar, do you enjoy Lipton's onion cup of soup?

You wanna beat these guys? Play your Game. Play Basketball.

You guys are as bad as boobbydIdiot and Phins78Idiot responding to CamelTroll fkwad.

He is urinating in your mouths and you are all opening wider.

For dashi I understand, for the rest of you, you are way bigger losers than I initially realized, and dumb as rocks.

NJ PHUCPHACE,
You're real tough hiding behind your modem.
You'll know when you meet me because I 'll be the guy holding your shirt with my left hand while I pound your PhucPace with my right.

You drip heads whine about trolls all day every day and then suck them dry when they are around.

You guys zre dumber than camel poop. Really.

I MEET U EVERYDAY JUST BEFORE I FLUSH U WANNA BE TOUGH GUY....ANYTIME ANYPLACE...AND THE ONLY POUNDING U DO IS YOUR OWN PUD

Your lives are so freaking lame and dull that you are so hard of for stupid football talk that you engage slime balls like CamelPhucSMF ect.


You dkfaces have no right to ever complain about trolls again when you flock to feed them with your open mouths.

Yes, it is that bad.

Dumb fools. Naive diaper heads.

Nice to meet you sad, I'm happy.

Cameltoejoe, what kind of name is that, obviously you want some attention so here you go, every year is different, what you got out of certain players last year doesn't mean what you will get this year, players get better like Tannehill, he most likely be better this year. Besides if you are a dolphin fan why so negative?
Skeptical is okay given recent history , but if you are not a dolphin fan you should find something else to do with your time, GO Fins

Good, good.

Guys, isn't cameltoe pussie in tight jeans?

You won't just be walking by these men Oscar...

12 = Camel

For you totally dumb clueless bloggers. God are you all fkn stupid.

And desperate.

I don't think so sad...

Hi sad, Im happy!

Weird stuff. Can't see it clearly.


Posted by: Sad | May 22, 2013 at 09:07 PM

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mr grandpa Oscar, would you like to borrow my hubble telescope?

Dashi

Time for you to wake the fk up and realize how fkn stupid you are that you can't recognize the totally obvious trolls that you complain about day in and day out. You welcome them with a wide open mouth you naive dumb putz.

12-IN-YUR-ASS! are you related to 6_IN_YUR_MOUFF?

mr sad, why are you so sad?

6_IN_YUR_MOUFF is my half brother. how did you know?

Its the accent...dead give away...

Jack! why is mr sad so sad?

NJPHINFAN....

WELCOM BACK ...............MISSED YOU AND YOUR INSIGHT

Do SEE now Dashi?

Don't let your fabricated pride halt your personal growth. Accept that you are all too easily fooled and that your awareness is severely lacking.

Until you face that, you will never grow up to be even 1/4 of the fantasy person you think are now.

Read it and weep, but know you can grow and overcome.

mr aloco, what is an aloco?

12-IN-YUR-ASS!
No one will play with hims because of his st...
Sst...
Ssssst...
Ssss...tammer.

Don't bet on the Heat, You!

gotta go. mommy says its time to go to bed now. im only 12.

I do not gamble...with money.

Joe,

It's time to start getting for bed dear. You know you need to be sleeping when mommy's friends come over for adult time. Did you get all your homework done? I really need you to pass 6th grade social studies this year.

Thanks! Mommy loves his special little boy!

to
be
or
not
be ....assssssss/ jacj/????????

Man, is this good, West with 3.

The offense will be pathetic again. Questionmarks all along the OL, RB, TE, and QB.

None of the homers gamble or they'd all be broke!! LOL

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