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John Offerdahl to the Honor Roll

Old-time Dolphins middle linebacker Nick Buoniconti is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Latter-day Dolphins middle linebacker Zach Thomas may someday be considered for the Hall of Fame. Both are in the prestigious Dolphins Honor Roll at Sun Life Stadium.

And in a couple of hours at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Kickoff luncheon, the Dolphins will announce that the middle linebacker who was something of a link between Buoniconti in the 1970s and Thomas in the 1990s is also going to be inducted into the Honor Roll.

John Offerdahl, who played for Miami from 1986 to 1993, will be announced as the 26th member of the Honor Roll.

He will be inducted on Thursday, Oct. 31 at halftime of the primetime game between the Dolphins and the Cincinnati Bengals. There are 24 individuals and one team -- the perfect season team of 1972 -- already on the Dolphins Honor Roll.

Offerdahl, 48, is a deserving choice.

Although his career was way too short for the liking of most Miami fans, Offerdahl was a five time Pro Bowl player from his rookie year in 1986 to 1990. He struggled with injuries throughout his career but when he was healthy, he was the anchor to a defense that definitely could have used more players like him.

Offerdahl went to the Dolphins as a second round pick out of Western Michigan. When he was picked (he was the first player the Dolphins selected in '86 because they didn't have a first-round selection) most pundits said, "Who?"

Offerdahl quickly made a name for himself with impeccable tackling. He was an excellent run-stopper and solid in pass coverage. So, yes, he was a three-down linebacker.

Offerdahl, who is a successful restaurant chain entrepeneur, is having a very good year. He was inducted into the Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame earlier this year.

 

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About the fantasy league, I've used ESPN for a couple years and its been pretty good.

Guys, sometimes I forget to check my email so if were drafting or doing something I need to know about let me know on the blog Im usually on Mon - Fri from 9am to 530pm

Im out, If that does not work Mark, I will get you my email next week on the blog, hit me up.

Sure Poizen, we can do that, no worries... you're in a band? Cool ...

As far as the host site, I will try Nfl.com and ESPN etc.

Whichever one I can get set up first, i will use

let me know on the blog Im usually on Mon - Fri from 9am to 530pm
Posted by: Truth | August 16, 2013 at 04:23 PM

What a Life!

Fat would be to small a word to describe the Women and People there.

Don't get me wrong after spending a couple days there I even started looking at fat chicks.

Upscale? Nah, that word doesn't describe Houston.

People are nice though.

Also, I think ESPN.com you can do 16 team leagues if 4 more people want to get in. There seems to be a lot interest.

I will forgive you guys and not enter that Fantasy League. With my acumen to pick great Players and my extensive knowledge of play calling it would be unfair on my part to do so. Besides, I don't know how to play that Game.

Tannehill’s only NFL records are bad ones
Yet the Sheeple refuse to acknowledge the truth

Tannehill – worst 2012 QB on 3rd down in the NFL
Tannehill – lowest amount of WR TDs in Miami Dolphin franchise history in 16 games
Tannehill – went 7 games with ZERO passing TDs in one season
Tannehill – worst home game performance in franchise history (biggest loser – against Tennessee)
Tannehill – after 16 games of NFL development cannot even get his team in a scoring drive, not even in field goal range against the worst ranked NFL defense (Patriots 28 – TanneFAILs Dolphins 0)


START MATT MOORE!!!!!!!!

Isn't 16 teams too much? there are only 30 starting QBs and everyone needs two .. thoughts?

Fukking Lawyers trying to trap you and discredit you Well, they cross examined the wrong guy.

Not just the QBs, but the RBs. You need to start 2 RBs minimum.

16 might be stretching it.

MIT,
I get it - Jville does not have a starting QB okay but who is the other team?

Tannehill’s only NFL records are bad ones
Yet the Sheeple refuse to acknowledge the truth
Tannehill – worst 2012 QB on 3rd down in the NFL
Tannehill – lowest amount of WR TDs in Miami Dolphin franchise history in 16 games
Tannehill – went 7 games with ZERO passing TDs in one season
Tannehill – worst home game performance in franchise history (biggest loser – against Tennessee)
Tannehill – after 16 games of NFL development cannot even get his team in a scoring drive, not even in field goal range against the worst ranked NFL defense (Patriots 28 – TanneFAILs Dolphins 0)


Posted by: Home | August 16, 2013 at 04:39 PM

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Good thing he knew the playbook in advance lol.

Mark...

Good call ti Craig M.....

FF not my thing....but I am glad to see so much interest on this site for it....

I think between that...and me issuing some MADDEN beat downs....we could have a real community hear in a few weeks to months....

How will you honor my memory today?

Oscar,

You are automatically eliminated if you think you get to call plays in Fantasy Football.

It's true. Many times the best way to determine if the OL is zone blocking its if you see the linemen all moving in the same direction.

Sheesh, Im at work the entire time

offerdhal was a breast! Great to hear that he will be recognized and remembered for his stellar contribution to the Miami Dolphins!

Not just the QBs, but the RBs. You need to start 2 RBs minimum.
16 might be stretching it.
Posted by: Dashi | August 16, 2013 at 04:46 PM

That would mean someone might have to take Mark(Pick 6) Sanchez...
LOL

And If I am Drafting L.Miller 1st round, YG needs to Draft Gillislee 1st round also.

Oscar,

Your words have been a great comfort today. May God bless and hold you.

I remember after a win over Buffalo in which Louis Oliver had three picks returning one for a touchdown Marv Levy was asked about his performance. He replied " Oliver had a great game and the picks but Offerdahl killed us".

Only person from the Dolphins I'd draft is Keller

Of course, I could participate in your Fantasy League let's say as a "consultant", in return for one or two small favors(eg, YG, odin not to post here anymore).

Weeden has looked much improved for the Browns.

Also, in zone blocking you don't see many linemen on the floor.

Best way to understand when zone blocking is being used is to watch a Mike Shanahan's Team.


Also, in zone blocking you don't see many linemen on the floor.

Posted by: oscar canosa | August 16, 2013 at 04:57 PM

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ROFLMAO!!!!

You are on FIRE today!!!!!!!

If I were to play that Game 1st Player I would choose would be Peyton Manning.

Dez Bryant is a fantasy standout this year. He could be the best WR in the game going forward.

anybody that picks a qb in the first round looses

Oscar,

You are contradicting yourself.

Shanahan is the Master of teaching his linemen to cut block.

Better than megatron? ok ...

QBs are the vertex of Teams.

We'd know it's you when you try to draft Russ Jackson and gayle Sayers

Posted by: Mark in Toronto | August 16, 2013 at 03:56 PM
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.....And Joe Ferguson,.........you can't forget about "Hall Of Fame Joe!"

Yeah, I think we'll know...........

Oscar,
You are contradicting yourself.
Shanahan is the Master of teaching his linemen to cut block.
Posted by: Dashi | August 16, 2013 at 05:10 PM

My son knows nothing about football.

You just don't seem to read. Megatron was by far the best WR in the league last year and will continue to be so this year barring injuries.

Mark,

What about me?

You just read that somewhere, Dashi. WATCH Washington's OLine this year so it will clarify for you what zone blocking is.

OSCAR,

DO YOU AGREE THAT CUBAN WOMEN
SUMTIMES LOOK LIKE MUHLES?

Man, could I destroy you youg'un in this Game, if I knew how to play it.

Not my Women, ALoco, I like them young.

Of course, I could participate in your Fantasy League let's say as a "consultant", in return for one or two small favors(eg, YG, odin not to post here anymore).

Posted by: oscar canosa | August 16, 2013 at 04:54 PM
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Why you Ignorant Little Bone Puffer!

The only consultations you've ever managed was when YG asked you too take a look at the Rash you gave him.

A consultant........?

Bhwaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaa!!!!
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PS: Eat a Dik!

BUT OSCAR THE YOUNG ENS DONT LIKE YOU


TO BE
OR KNOTT
TO BE

GP CMP ATT CMP% YDS AVG TD
16 326 575 56.7 3,739 6.50 26


INT RAT
28 71.2

Payton Manning Rookie Year

Why you wanna go writing here, odin? You emotionally retarded and not that good of a musician.

GP 16
CMP 282
ATT 484
CMP% 58.3
YDS 3,294
YDS AVG 6.81
TD 12
INT 13
RAT 76.1

TANNEHILL ROOKIE YEAR

They don't like to live with me. But they still like to be fukkked by me, occasionally.

Tannehill’s only NFL records are bad ones
Yet the Sheeple refuse to acknowledge the truth
Tannehill – worst 2012 QB on 3rd down in the NFL
Tannehill – lowest amount of WR TDs in Miami Dolphin franchise history in 16 games
Tannehill – went 7 games with ZERO passing TDs in one season
Tannehill – worst home game performance in franchise history (biggest loser – against Tennessee)
Tannehill – after 16 games of NFL development cannot even get his team in a scoring drive, not even in field goal range against the worst ranked NFL defense (Patriots 28 – TanneFAILs Dolphins 0)

odin on a rant, now.

Oscar,

For years, With the Broncos and with the Redskins, Shanahan teaches his linemen to go low.

Heck, he use to teach them to Chop block until the NFL made it a Rule.

Watch any game shanahan has coached his linemen like to go low.

Mando,
Try El Rodeo they have a buffet. And Norma the hostess is really cute.

Dashi, does oscar know who Shanahan is?

HOME,
Why are you killing Tanne?

RESPECT ME!

I saw JMart when at RT last year cut down People but only in pass protection.

While those pundits were saying "who?" back when Miami drafted Offerdahl... I was cheering like crazy. I had happened to watch John Offerdahl absolutely stone Bo Jackson on 3 straight plays at the goaline in that years senior bowl. Dead stop... Bo don't know Offerdahl man. lol

Pundits should watch the senior bowl IMO... and they would have had no doubt who John Offerdahl was.

Dashi, does oscar know who Shanahan is?

Posted by: Just askin' | August 16, 2013 at 06:33 PM
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I know you weren't asking me, but......If I may.....?

I think I can clear up this misconception.

Not only does Oscar not know Shanahan, Oscar don't know Diddley!

Crimminy, if it weren't for the Tight Little pants the Players wear, Oscar wouldn't know Tom Brady from Tom Jones.

(That might not be the best example to use. Oscar's been a Fan of Tom Jones since it's been rumored that he's hung like a race horse. Anywhoo.......that's another story COMPLETELY!).

Remember Howard Cosell and his Muhammad Ali infatuation?Howard use to dream of seeing Ali on the Football Field.

Well, that's Oscar. Except Oscar dreams of Tom Jones and how he'd look in those teensy tiny Football Pant........er.........ah........Uniforms(Ahem-LOL).

Not that there's ANYTHING wrong with that.............

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