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Watkins responds to Roseman comments

Danny Watkins seems like a good guy. Whether he's a good player, we shall see eventually.

I know this, the Dolphins' time with Josh Samuda was played out. Samuda got a very good chance to win a starting job this preseason. It was probably a better chance than he deserved because one player (John Jerry) got hurt and another player (Lance Louis) was fighting to come back from knee surgery. Samuda couldn't take advantage of the opportunity.

And so in steps Watkins, a former first round pick of the Philadelphia Eagles, who was cut from that team a couple of days ago after only two seasons with the club. It seems like a good move.

But there are questions.

If you read what Eagles GM Howard Roseman said about Watkins in the last post you know it's quite an indictment when an NFL GM says a player has shown little toughness.

I asked Watkins his thoughts about Roseman's comment.

"I got to Philadelphia and it was just a rough go from the get-go," Watkins said. "I felt like it just got broken down to bones and never got built back. It was more a mental thing. I was very disappointing to myself that it never panned out the way it could. Because I know I can play physical and tough football but it just never ... I think it was more a mental aspect than anything.

"These last three years have been such a whirlwind. it was great opportunity to play in the NFL. My college career was great, I love Baylor and what they did for me there. Looking back, six years ago if you had told me I'd be in the position I am today, I would have laughed at you. I'm very fortunate and very blessed to be where I am today."

Watkins picked the Dolphins over another NFL team, he said. He declined to specify what team. I asked him if he believes this is his last chance to find an NFL home.

"I'm very excited to be here and I know Miami has a, well the past history with the players here" Watkins said. "So this is huge for me. Like I said, it's the most exciting thing that's happened to me and I'm going to take full advantage of the opportunity and make the best of it."

The Dolphins asked Watkins to work at snapping the football some on Monday. Is he a viable backup center?

It doesn't sound like it right away.

"I was a tackle in college. and guard in the NFL," he said.

Watkins said he's comfortable playing either left or right guard. 

Dolphins coach Joe Philbin declined to say who the backup center is now that Samuda is gone. He cited competitive reasons for declining to answer.


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Kris, tell me again how I hate the truth because you think I'm YG.

Keep it going clown! You're on a roll today!

MassD, how does 50-70 get you by in life? Pretty hard here I must imagine. You can forget home ownership for a start. A basic two bedroom home anywhere near the city starts at $500k and we get taxed to death at a rate of almost 60% when you factor in sales tax. Any household in this city making less than $200k a year gross must count every dollar.

Posted by: Mark in Toronto | September 03, 2013 at 03:04 PM

Mark In Toronto is a liar,

2010 Medium household earning for Toronto Canada:
Population 5,583,000

Medium Household Income $68,110

I guess in 3 short years, medium Toronto income rose from $68,000 to $200,000 a year. Damn, now thats some helluva inflation there buddy!
Yup, have to check behind these liars in here, they never expect it. ROTFLMAO......

Here's the link to see Mark In Torono's great lie for yourselves:

YG, from the last blog .. when did I say that the median household income is $200k a year. i said if your family makes less than that you need to count your dollars. understand one doesn't equal the other?

And by the way boy genius the word is median, not medium....

leave the stats to the pros and keep using 1950s and 60s references in your posts.

Grassy knoll, geez, what's next? Groovy???

Understand that a down payment in a house in Toronto is $150k for a basic two bedroom bungalow. How long would it take to save $150k making $68k a year when your rent is at least $1500 a month, food cost another $1000 a month for a family and doesn't even factor other expenses like auto and your monthly net income is around $3,500 a month making $68K. You understand now why I say it's the families making less than $200k a year that have a tough time in this city?

Why don't you try asking questions about things you know nothing about instead of acting like an expert only to be revealed an ignoramus and a fool?

Armando came up with another entry when it was getting hot in the previous one. And you say he doesn't monitor the Blog? GOOH!

Dumbass Mark,

In America, anyone making less than $5 million a year needs to count their dollars. IMO, if one makes less than $5 million a year, he doesn't have complete and total financial security.

Anything less and you're still one horrible decision away to financial ruins. But, I guess an idiot like you, could never comprehend this statement.

For you, between 100k and 200k is filthy rich. Those with real money spit on you and use your entire yearly gross as sh-t paper...................

I will echo Mark in Toronto's comments. I am also a homeowner in Toronto. The real estate meltdown that hit Florida and other property markets didn't really do any damage north of the border.

Good for the equity of homeowners. Bad for the finances of homebuyers.


WTF did ur last post even mean? Take your meds man. When did I ever imply that I was filthy rich?? $5M a year??? Ur fukked beyond repair man .... end it now man ... nothing good can come of you continuing to use oxygen taht could be put to better use.

If you can't understand that you need to make good coin in order to become a homeowner in this city .. then I don't know how else to explain it.

And next time you order a steak, order it Median ... dumbfukk

They should go after Boyett. Just got cut from colts cuz of arrest but he played w Jordan at Oregon and could be better than Jones

Gary, actually home values in Toronto and the vicinty have actually gone on a record boom cycle. It's all anyone wants to talk abut here. replaced the weather as the most popular topic of conversation.


I need more truth(conspiracy theories) from Kris.

People in here talk A LOT OF CRAP yet, none of it is founded on anything resembling the truth.

Sorry Kris, you're ASSumptions do not equal truth.

Yes, even in the crystal meth induced fantasy world you are living in.

Has anyone tried ordering new jerseys? I tried to order from nfl shop & the link on the fins site & no Lg or Xl jersey were available.

Wound up ordering a Tanny & Jordan jersey from nike directly.

Armando recently tweeted some sad stats : Fins lost last 4 to brownies since 2007. We are 1-6 in season openers since 2006. Boy we stink, i'm not feeling as confident about sunday.

Damn thought this article was about football not money and real estate. Hope you can regroup and help the team MR WATKINS. WELCOME TO MIAMI

it's sad how nobody talks to YG and how angry it makes him. Quit the internet bullying.

For you kris on the last blog. Wanted to make sure everyone saw them, including you.

look at me
im 2watt


Does that make me 2watt? God you're dumber than a pc of driftwood. DO you think strippers like you too? Never met a bigger nancy than you.

Coming from the guy who's keyboard took over your name & was trolling LMAO

YEA OK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/dolphins_in_depth/2013/09/update-from-practice-and-who-is-danny-watkins/comments/page/3/#comments#storylink=cpy

Mark Dumbfuck,

Median/Medium, all still means the middle:

[mee-dee-uhn] Show IPA

noting or pertaining to a plane dividing something into two equal parts, especially one dividing an animal into right and left halves.

situated in or pertaining to the middle; medial.


a middle state or condition; mean.

Basically, tomato, tomato, jackass........

LOL this is f-in great. Another sucker schlep.

YG hasn't even posted on this blog yet.

I know I know, you think I'm him.

I wish Armando would shut you dopes up once in for all & have you all running with your tail between your legs in shame.


Stick to something you know. I gotta tell ya it ain't financial planning. I've been doing this 12 years now and I can tell you that you don't need to make anything close to $5 million a year to be financially secure. What planet are you from?

Like I said, stick to something you know about, whatever that might be?

speak of the devil LOL

A grown man ordering a Dolphins jersey is a travesty, grow up already. Its fine to wear a Dolphins Polo shirt though

And I know, now we'll hear from your parrot, Mr. holy, who apparently isn't you......


A grown man ordering a Dolphins jersey is a travesty, grow up already. Its fine to wear a Dolphins Polo shirt though

Posted by: Truth | September 03, 2013 at 04:05 PM

LOL Last jersey I bought was a Sam Madison jersey. New uni's, new excitement, had to take the plunge.

Polo's are for yuppie queers.

Basically, tomato, tomato, jackass...

classic! LMAO

YG & I both posted at 4:04 & Craig Mouth is STILL squawking about us being the same guy. You sound just like that "guy" Kris.

God, you can't teach stupid people. It's inbred.

Mouth, here's how you can tell I'm not G. I think you're both useless kumquats for arguing financials on a football blog.

You're too predictable Craig. Everyone who mocks you is YG. You're boring.

YG, median is not the same as medium. Take a stats class ...


Hey holy,

For a guy who's supposedly new to the blog you seem to know an awful lot that's going on here.

Coincidence I assume?

As a matter of fact, one of the first questions on a stats 101 exam is explain the difference between mean, median, and mode. Textbook

if you wanted to bring up tomato tomato, at least make it sound right.

Tomatoe tomato

Stats, fruits? This is a blog all right, for accountants & farmers.

Go by your jersey holy. Just remember to keep it in the plastic bag when you put it over your head. The world will be a far better place for it.

birds of a feather

Who said I was new to the blog, mr. know it all?

Need I say more? You think you know everything & you know jack s***.

I'm new to this name but, not new here. I never said I didn't use another name.

I simply said I'm not YG. Check your self moron.

Not everyone who makes fun of the same people he does means we're him. If you hadn't guessed, you're not very likable.

Go by your jersey holy. Just remember to keep it in the plastic bag when you put it over your head. The world will be a far better place for it.

Posted by: Craig M | September 03, 2013 at 04:17 PM

Mouth, tell someone who cares LMAO

you guys need a chat room.

The world according to mouthy moron..

Anyone who doesn't like me or stroke my ego should die.

Everything about you just SCREAMS winner!


Mind you, Craig said in the last blog I'm not worth responding to yet, that's all he's done since he came back.

LMAO A man of his word FOR SURE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

As a matter of fact, one of the first questions on a stats 101 exam is explain the difference between mean, median, and mode. Textbook

Posted by: Mark in Toronto | September 03, 2013 at 04:15 PM

Ugh Mark, stop. You're giving me bad memories of high school.

Anyway, I know what you mean about housing booms. The best thing about living in DC is there's a perpetual boom (generally-speaking). There's always newcomers in the city (federal government) and now DC forces everyone in city gov't to live in DC too. Actually, the day I moved into my house, a woman drove by and stopped and told me she'd pay me $10K more than I bought my house for on the spot (she just got a job for the city). I probably should have taken her up on it, as the bubble popped a few months later. But now the price of my house is soaring again.

So another reason for the rest of America to hate DC, we don't have a depressed housing crisis.

Your Welcome,
Please inform Mando who the backup center is, evidently he does not know either.

Does anyone know to to get rid of the man boobs I have?

Diet and a lot of dumbbell flies.

Proper term is Moobs.

Guys, its embarassing to take my shirt off at the pool and my t i ts hang more than my girl. Sigh...

Hey chicken shyte,

Why don't you be a MAN and stop impersonating people. I know it's a novel concept for you but try.....

Put a cigar in your mouth and you'll look like Tony Soprano (the real one not the football coach).
You'll look like a boss.
That's what I do.

LOL I gotta go. This has been fun while to others it's been a frustrating day.

I can see how being wrong most of the time can get on peoples nerves.

I said I wasn't going to respond to you? Care to show me? I think I said I was leaving. I can see English and reading isn't your strong suit either.

You have to be YG.....no one is could be that pathetic,

no one is could be that pathetic

Posted by: Craig M | September 03, 2013 at 04:32 PM

Is that English? Caught that whopper before I left.

You're making fun of my English & you snobbishly prance around claiming to use the queens English?

You're a joke dude. Before you try to pick on my "bastardized" English, look at yours.

Putz! Officially OUT!

Its a serious issue guys, sometimes my baby latches on to my moob instead of my wife's. Slaps forehead! Wonder if there is surgery to have them removed? Anyone know?

Nate Garner played some center in the preseason. I am sure he will be the backup there. Incognito has also played center in the past.

Moving on from MEANINGLESS subjects like CraigM, Mark In Toronto, and the rest of the Merry Joy Boys:

Trent Richardson runs for more than 80ds 1-2 tds, we probably lose.

Weedon throws for more than 250yds 2 tds, we probably lose.

Both happen and we definitely lose.

Ryan Tannehill throws for 1 int or more and we have at least 1 fumble. We definitely lose.

I see no more than 2td for this offense Sunday. Every other qtr Tannehill usually directs a td drive. This equals 14pts. Then he has at least 1 fg drive: 14 + 3 = 17 pts. Then Tannehill almost always has 1 scoreless qtr.

But, I'll add 3pts because of the defense forcing a turnover in Browns territory: 14 + 3+ 0 + 3 = 20pts for the Dolphins Sunday.

This means if the defense doesn't hold the Browns below 20pts Sunday. Fins lose. Bank on it.....

Uhhhhh.... is this not a football posting area?

And next time you order a steak, order it Median ... dumbfukk

Posted by: Mark in Toronto | September 03, 2013 at 03:49 PM

You have to admit, that's some funny shyt-ROTFLMAO!

Actually clown it's called 'autocorrect'. I'm sure it's a foreign concept to you, as you probably don't know how to use a keyboard.

What it should have said was, 'nobody else could be that pathetic'.

I think you just made my point for me.

YG hasn't even posted on this blog yet.

I know I know, you think I'm him.

I wish Armando would shut you dopes up once in for all & have you all running with your tail between your legs in shame.

Posted by: For all that is holy | September 03, 2013 at 04:04 PM

If you're just another ordinary poster, how could you possibly know whether or not YG has posted today.....?



(And this Einstein calls "Others" Dopes-LOL)

Craig eat a c o c k hobo

Keep going on the impersonating clown@ 4:36pm. It's all you got.

I'll give you the floor to try and make yourself look good.

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