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The lesser known DE is having a big camp

You know Cameron Wake. He's one of the NFL's top 100 players as selected by his peers.

You know Dion Jordan. He was the player the Dolphins boldly moved up in the draft to take at No. 3 overall and has already been likened to Jason Taylor and Aldon Smith.

You know Olivier Vernon. Much has been written about his fine start to this training camp and his potential to be a starter this season.

You should know Derrick Shelby.

He's having a fine camp. He had a sack in the scrimmage. He had a sack in the preseason-opener against Dallas. Coaches love him.

“Derrick is a very sound football player," coach Joe Philbin said. "He is going to do it exactly the way [assistants] Kacy Rodgers, Charlie Bullen and Kevin Coyle want it done. I love him because he keeps his shoulder pads square. He gives effort. He is in the right spots when he is supposed to be. He knows what gap he has. He’s not jumping around things. He plays through people. He’s doing a nice job."

Shelby made the team last season as a rookie that took well to coaching and rarely made mistakes. This camp, he's trying to make the jump to actually making plays.

And so far, so good.

"I see more production out of Derrick, stating the other night," defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle said. " He’s always a guy that you can count on the be in the right place, he’s very dependable, yet we saw that playmaking ability the other night and we’ve seen it throughout training camp.  He’s been difficult to block, he’s gotten more pressure on the quarterback, he’s been the guy that we feel very pleased with at this point in camp and he’s made a lot of progress."

As the Dolphins added talent at defensive end in the draft -- obviously with Jordan -- the idea of keeping Shelby seemed like something of a luxury. But Shelby so far has earned his spot. He is so far entrenched on the second team defense.

And because he's 280 pounds, he seems more able to hold the point on early run downs aside from his growing pass rush skills.

In other words, Shelby is finding a good niche on the team. And his prospects of staying on the team seem very, very good.

[Injury update: FB Jorvorskie Lane, who missed practice Wednesday with an unkown injury, is expected to play against the Jaguars Friday. The Dolphins are still finalizing decisions on playing Lamar Miller (ankle) and Mike Wallace (groin). Jared Odrick (groin), Brian Hartline (calf) and Olivier Vernon (groin), all of whom missed the preseason-opener, are expected to play. Dannell Ellerbe, who missed the preseason opener, is expected to play. Randy Starks (knee) and John Jerry (knee) are definitely out.]

[Update: Miller, who has been nursing the tender ankle the last two practices, is expected to play barring a last minute complication ... CB Jamar Taylor (hernia recovery) is not expected to play.]

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The Memphis Showboats will win it all this year.

Lot's of silly little boys here.

Merril Hoge, who was never even a QB< made his judgement on 5 throws in the first preseason game. Jawa on an entire season. I'd say a huge difference.

Of course you all know that and just want to stir the pot.

Now proceed with the TanneSucks remarks if it yanks your chain...

I don't think I read one post in this blog or the last that said "Tanne sucks"....

They have reading comprehension classes @ the Y......I hear......

The argument (for you reading comprehension challenged)......

Is.....

Does Tanne have "it"......or doesn't he.....and how long are some willing to give him to find out.....

Signed,
Your welcome.....

Who is YG????

How much you said they pay you for shifts? I now odin has the vigil one.

Kris what a character that dunce is.

How many years does he mope and pout you have to take a chance on a first round QB no matter what you have to try, cry, whine, cry.

As soon as they picked Tannehill, he doesn't like the pick and after one season he is already asking how much time do we give RT.

What a pouty pooty.

For the love of god, trade some d-line depth for some o-lineman.

Kris Kry

Is there anything you are happy about?

Tannehill = diaper boy.

Tannehill = diaper boy.

Posted by: All Or Nothing | August 08, 2013 at 07:56 PM

Kris Kry, is this the same as a TannehillSucks post you say you never saw? LMAO. How can you ALWAYS be wrong.

Remember when you wanted washed up Donovan McNab?

I do. LMFAO!

True story

Kris Kry wanted Herm Edwards as our coach!

LMFAO!!!!!!!!!

Remember when you said......

"Sporano would be the hottest coaching prospect......

CHECKMATE......

Remember when you told us ALL....that we needed to sign Vince young....lol

CHECKMATE....

Sporano....

Lol.....

Nothing ANYBODY POST in a MILLION YEARS can top that stupidity......

You are the undisputed KING of all things idiotic......

Kris Kry

Didn't you say today for the 101st time you would never respond to YG again?

Now it's 102.

Not even a goldfish in a bowl takes the bait as easy as dunce Kris Kry.

Side note, Krissy did not refute anything I said, because he knows there are too many witnesses.

Herm JiveAzz Edwards?????

LMFAO!

Kris Kry is quick to tell you he is not here all the time because he 'has a life'. It is very interesting then how he immediately appears every time I toss out some bread crumbs.


Verrrry Interesting.

O.....

Are u admitting to being YG this time.....


Cause he/YOU swore in a stack of bibles that you don't change names.....

Man are you DUMB.....

Why refute the truth....

I DID want Herm and McNabb.....

Nothing to be ashamed of.....

Am I the first person to ever be wrong......

Part of your disease is that in your world.....you can't admit that you don't know it all....

When you are proven wrong (quite often)...you lash out and become quite irrational.....

I hope you live bother 20-30 years in your private he11......

Kris Kry

I am not YG. I am just making a fool out of you. Not that you need any help.

I look forward to more senseless insults....attacks on women.....and multiple name changes tommrow....

Same thing.....day...after...day......

Man are u a tortured soul....

Sure you are....

Cause in your world......your destroying me with your zingers.....

Probably drooling......

Man are u a tortured soul....

Posted by: Kris | August 08, 2013 at 08:27 PM

Let's see here. You have a precious baby at home and choose to spend your time with a bunch of total moron idiot bloggers? Dashe and odin???? That is truly pathetic,

Just who is the tortured soul?

Do you do fist pumps when you hit post.....

Now your obsession with....

My family life....

Dashi

And

Odin.....

Why don't you worry about your own life for a bit.....

I was going to have a child, but my wife didn't want me to miss any time posting on Armando's blog. She is a good sport.

But since we ate talking about my life......

I have a precious 2nd baby on the way.....12 weeks in the oven (the magic #)....

Life is good.....

That should give you something to obsess about for a while.....

I'm hard pressed to think of a better definition of neglect than a parent that chooses spending time on a moronic football blog over spending time with his his baby.

Lol.....

You are HARD PRESSED to think of a lot of definitions.....I'm sure.....

Kris Kry

dashe is in his late 20's, has no education and no car. Would you be amenable to your daughter dating such a person when she is 25?

Your children learn from your actions, so don't be surprised.

My name here was a spin on YoYo, which is what I made of Kris Kry.

Dinner time for me. Let him have his way on his own now.

I don't comment on other bloggers when they are not here......

And YOU don't count.....cause your always here.....

Yeah.....

Your great @ comming up with these names.....so witty.....

Enjoy your dinner.....

See you next name.....

go finssssssssss

Kris, why do you lower yourself to answering to Kris Kry? Where is your self esteem? You let the troll make a jackassss out of you. Again.

first game at cleveland, gonna be so tough

Kris ain't much without odinskank here to bwaaahaahaa for him.

Is it basketball season yet?

Seems I leave here for hours, sometimes days, and same old bs. Certain posters in stress diatribe with another poster and the certain posters ALWAYS falsely claim its me.

It only proves one thing. These "CERTAIN POSTERS" can care less about "BEING WRONG". Which they prove times and time again. Just BLATANT disregard to the truth...

Tannehill = diaperboy.

And I don't know or care about whoever the f*ck this Kris f*ck is.

Sorry, but I'm not part of the no life losers club that spends far too much time in here, looking for a sense of belonging. It could be worse I guess, you could go to church looking for such things...millions of losers do. Why at church you could compare clothing too and leave with an emotional high. Clearly god hates the Dolphins. Ringless Dan Marino, Wannstedt, Saban, Cameron, Parcells, Sparano, Ireland, Dee and Ross.

Holy moley...its I'm a teenager and I just walked into the house...while my parents were fighting...uhhhh...I'm going to my room...

first game at cleveland, gonna be so tough
Posted by: dusty bottoms | August 08, 2013 at 09:08 PM

Only for a crap team like Miami.

1st 5gms, Im expecting no better than 1-4. We'll lose to Cleveland for 2 simple reasons:

1. We never beat Cleveland.

2. We always lose the most winnable game during a tough scheduling stretch. No matter the opponent.


We win one game during this stretch because we almost always win 1 gm we aren't supposed to win.

There you have it, 1-4 over the 1st 5gms...

For the grease bags, Im not predicting 1-4, just expecting it. I hope the Dolphins prove these expectations wrong....

WTF, J.Taylor is back on the sidelines with that hernia soreness. he's the player who might not get healthy enough to learn the def. and get some actual game speed time. He was drafted to start, sure hope he heals quick.

By your own admission do you even talk to your kids?(Since you are always here)

I know how much you love to talk about others.

How about yours.

If you have any. 70+ year old man and no legacy of his own. You are truly sad.

We all have come to the realization that anything that makes someone happy you have a problem with it, Flipper 72.

Things Mr. Flipper Hates

People that are Married
People's Kids
Anything Positive
Women


Things Mr. Flipper Loves

Sodomy
Sucking
Swallowing
Twinkys
QBs that Suck
RBs that Suck
Lying
Trolling
Dashi
Odin

Had a hound dog once named Grease Bags. Boy how i loved him! Me and old Grease Bags used to spend countless hours in the woods, day after day, playing hide the stick.

Sure do miss old Greasy!

Tell us how you liked M.Ingram more than Pouncey.

Or T.Austin over D.Jordan.

How Carmazzi was a Franchise QB.

How John Beck was Better than Henne.

How Labradors are better than retrievers.

Posted by: The Truth Old Man | August 08, 2013 at 09:51 PM

Hell, I would leave this wretched place your kind has created and called it "BLOG".

Just that it wouldn't do any good because you fatherless paranoid schizophrenic soft scrubs will claim Im still here anyway.

It really beginning to be quite humorous to see really how dumb and stupid your posse really is. Everyone not a part of your "circle-jerk" already knows.

Still you tweets still choose to be dumb ass by committee. Truly a shame...

Everybody knows retrievers get ALL the peanut butter off!

2-3...or...3-2...depends on FP4FGs...watch...

Please explain how you have never been wrong, because if you switch names we all will forget it was you who was wrong.

How many times has Flipper been Atrociously Wrong? How many names has he used?

Flipper usually changes names when he gets embarrassed.

Whats really funny is that I can leave here for an entire year, then comeback and first post I see would be you still accusing someone of being me.

Vegas isn't even dumb enough to take that bet....

Hell, if I died tonight, a year from now you tweets would still be accusing someone of being me............

You tweets are far past the twightlight zone. even coming back to the twightlight zone would be great improvement for you tweets......

"I taught I taw a putty cat..."

You aren't leaving.

You never do.

The funny part is YOU THINK SOMEONE WILL MISS YOU.

But just like your family. People here will forget about your Existence in about a Week.

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On another note.

When did Armando ask you to troll for him?

There was a time when him and you were always fighting here. You kept telling him this is a Public Blog and him telling you this was his Blog.

So when did you convince him that you won't insult him if he let's you troll all you want. You know for the Blog hits.

You actually convinced him that you will bring hits to the Blog. Instead of him realizing the Hits were going to come anyways. People like to talk Dolphin Football.

How did they miss out on Kaepernick? Damn it! Ryan Crapenhill will be benched this season and Matt Moore sucks! Even the Cleveland Browns are looking better.

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