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Five teams show interest in Paul Soliai

No, the Dolphins have not yet made a contract offer to retain pending free agent defensive tackle Paul Soliai, as The Herald first reported this morning. Neither have any other teams, according to league sources.

But here's the deal:

Five teams have shown interest in Soliai in recent days. And at least two of those teams are quite serious about adding Soliai once free agency begins March 11, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Those teams made their interest known during the Indianapolis Combine.

(Peanut gallery: But Mando, that's tampering.)

Oh, gallery how naive you are. While it is technically tampering, it would never be investigated because every team is spending time at the Combine talking to agents and asking those agents about their clients' mindset and general parameters to gauge the cost of signing those clients. And everyone is doing that.

And Soliai, a run-stuffing defensive tackle who has played both in the 3-4 and 4-3, is drawing as much interest as anyone.

The Dolphins, meanwhile, are taking a lukewarm approach to retaining Soliai -- and, frankly, many of their pending free agents. The Dolphins do not appear moved by the idea of their free agents hitting the market.

That includes Soliai, Randy Starks, Brent Grimes, Nolan Carroll, John Jerry and others. Indeed, some of those players will almost definitely not be returning to the Dolphins.

Although no contracts can be negotiated now, teams will be able to begin talking to free agents before free agency begins. The negotiation window opens March 8. Although no contract can be signed before March 11, several players will have deals in place before then because of the open negotiation window.

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bluff.

Soliai and Starks no longer fit the scheme. And are reaching the end of the line. Plus, both played disappointing last year.

Certainly nobody is indispensable, but some more than others.

No one has the slightest crew what this "newest trifecta"(DawnJoHick) team will do. This includes you Aramando.

There's "ZERO" track record to gauge them by. Armando, at this stage, your cart is far beyond the horse.

To anyone reading the comments: Don't believe anything your read because people say stupid things like Soliai and Starks "played disappointing last year."

Starks was one of NFL's best DTs. Soliai's run stuffing was good as ever.

OUR FREE AGENTS ARE

A dime a dozen; not a probowler in the bunch

THE FREE AGENTS ON THIS LIST

Are the same ones that took the last 2 games off - good riddance to all of them.

No Home-o. But they just caught M.Sam with a Woody at the combine.

Not a good look for M.Sam

STARKS GIVES THE FINGER TO

Philbum, Tannehill et al.

I am here to show all the REAL SAM I AM. Now he will try to tell ya that it wasn't him and somebody was trolling with his name but if you care go back and look at the prior conversations. IT WAS SAM.

Bill ASSPARGER

At least racists have an agenda. Nigga fools like you only look for handouts.

Posted by: SAM I AM | February 23, 2014 at 04:36 PM

Bill Arnsparger(ahem...Oscar)

What up niggae-niaggae? No collard greens and watermelon at the pick nick?

Posted by: SAM I AM | February 23, 2014 at 04:26 PM

Wow a racist too? Great now you join the ranks of MarC the racist. He too hates Blacks, Jews, Women...you know pretty much like you.

Posted by: Bill Arnsparger | February 23, 2014 at 04:32 PM

Dashi,
The woody is not important.

WHAT IS IMPORTANT is what was Sam doing right before he got the wood?

Let Coyle have the players he needs to fit into his defensive scheme, if that includes Soliai, then Coyle is the problem, if he chooses to let Soliai walk, then I have to wonder why was it that Soliai was re-signed last year if Coyle already knew Soliai wasn't as good a fit in the 4-3 as he was in the 3-4... maybe Ireland just dismissed Coyle's wishes and resigned him. I don't know, I wasn't that fly on the wall, but my patience is running out on Coyle. The Dolphins MUST keep Grimes!!!

EXACTLY!

Posted by: Bill Azzwipe | February 23, 2014 at 04:38 PM


Bill Watermelon Collard Greens Assparger. ENUFF SAID!

Posted by: SAM I AM | February 23, 2014 at 04:39 PM


Bill Corn Bread Malt Liquor Assparger. ENUFF SAID!

Posted by: SAM I AM | February 23, 2014 at 04:40 PM


She continues to show her level of insanity with each and every post. Keep going Samantha. I save post to show your lil buddies the next day. Im sure Rdubs, DC and Darryl Dunphy all of whom are black as well as MIT will love the gifts I have for them. I will also forward them to Armando as a favor to you. This blog has no place for your blatant racism. Your sick. We pray for the sick.

Posted by: Bill Arnsparger | February 23, 2014 at 04:41 PM


still need a qb

Posted by: 2 watt | February 23, 2014 at 04:41 PM


Sam=Marco

Posted by: Twink Master | February 23, 2014 at 04:41 PM


Bill I Need A Public Defender Im In Jail Again Assparger. ENUFF SAID!

Posted by: SAM I AM | February 23, 2014 at 04:41 PM


Bill My Hair's In Corn Rolls Nappy headed Assparger. ENUFF SAID!

Posted by: SAM I AM | February 23, 2014 at 04:43 PM


Bill Nappy Pubic Hairs Assparger. ENUFF SAID!

Posted by: SAM I AM | February 23, 2014 at 04:44 PM


Bill Nigga-Snitch Assparger. ENUFF SAID!

Posted by: SAM I AM | February 23, 2014 at 04:46 PM

Is this who want to converse with 24 hours a day 7 days a week. He is DAYTONA!!

Well, less see. which positions are always drafted higher than others? QB, LT, DE/DT, then the others.

GRIMES = GONE BYE-BYE

ETF,

He was walking to an event at the combine.

You just knew it was going to happen, Grown Men in tights. It was just to much for Sam.

Heck, the Sam on this blog can't even watch the combine because of what it does to him. He said so himself on the last blog.

Bill don't do it to Sam again.

Haha!!

I expect Sam to disappear again, like Yesterday.

Sam, Bill owns you. He has your number.

You should've killed the Sam Persona yesterday.

Game Over, Sam!

We don't give a fukkk about any Sams, Dashis, Bills,here. You are interrupting good and important Football talk here. Vacate, please.

Oscar,

I explained to you the other day before the draft why M.Bryant might slip to the 2nd round. Because of 3 people. S.Watkins, D.Hopkins, and T.Boyd.

"The Dolphins do not appear moved by the idea of their free agents hitting the market."

Well, one would hope not. Negotiating 101.

* before the combine...

Dashi I kill Marco and Sam whenever they are on. They are phonies and exposed to easily.
Probably the same fool. They have no life and are NOT fans of our beloved Dolphins.
Dashi brings more information and fact to this blog than they ever could. Same for most of the other regulars on here like MIT, Phins78, Rdubs, Darryl Dunphy, Kris, Craig, F4L, 29 and a few others. They are the good guys. We all just need to ignore the Sams and marco and they will go away.

Take a look at impending FA DT's. That position is stacked. It's also one of the deeper positions in the draft.

I wouldn't be too concerned about replacing Starks and Solia if they do indeed depart.

Yeah, you would think they need to retain somebody - let's see what happens. All I know is they need to NAIL free agency or this whole crew is dead. And frankly, I can go without watching Coyle coach a defense again so no big loss.

I think there are plenty of good DT's in this draft. I would take Aaron Donald before I took Zack Martin without a hesitation.

I would really like to see Joel Bitonio fall in our laps in the 2nd rd.

We all know deep down that Tannehill is a backup at best. So, we need to right the wrong a few years ago and sign Ryan Mallett. He is likely going to be a free agent soon. He can throw the deep pass with ease. He and Mike Wallace will kill defenses. Philbin needs to make this move quickly! I believe Starks has more in the tank than Soliai. However, I wish that they would resign them both. We do not need to sign any more runningbacks. Our runningbacks are much better than they showed last season.

Bill,

You did crush them yesterday. And this is a real message from one blogger to the next. Not the same person using another name praising himself, like they do.

I wonder who they are fooling when they do something like that.

In their own delusion, Daytona and his partner actually think that they don't have a pattern. They are so predictable it isn't even funny.

5 TEAMS SHOW INTEREST IN SOLAI - DOLPHINS NOT ONE OF THEM

27 TEAMS HAVE NO INTEREST IN SOLAI

including the Dolphins

CLASSLESS IN MIAMI

DASHI.
ODIN,
TO DRUNKS THAT SPEND ALL DAY ON COMPUTER AND RECEIVE WELFARE CHECKS.
WHAT A COUNTRY.

(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)

SOLAI SHOULD RETURN HIS SALARY FOR THE LAST 2 GAMES

Ill let Solai go! Our run defense was horrible last season with him and Starks in. Hes a big slow NT that cant get to the QB or RB. I think Hickey wants more athletic quick DT in the mold of Warren Sapp. Solai is no big deal...

We lose Soliai & Starks we will be screwed!!!

See, I made ALoco resurface. Beware!

DASHI NOW POSTING FOR 6 STRIGHT HOURS.////

MARK IN TORONTO A MAN OF DIGNITY SHOULD PAY AS MUCH ATTENTION TO HIS WIFE AS HE DOES THIS BLOG.

(BUFFET OF ACORNS)

Dashi I kill Marco and Sam whenever they are on. They are phonies and exposed to easily.
Probably the same fool. They have no life and are NOT fans of our beloved Dolphins.
Dashi brings more information and fact to this blog than they ever could. Same for most of the other regulars on here like MIT, Phins78, Rdubs, Darryl Dunphy, Kris, Craig, F4L, 29 and a few others. They are the good guys. We all just need to ignore the Sams and marco and they will go away.

Posted by: Bill Arnsparger | February 24, 2014 at 04:39 PM

When ? You never have and you never will whatever your name is ? Anyone that has a different opinion to you is a troll.

You love going back to read over others comments.... Hmmm remember after the last game of the season you stated you were done with Thill. If anyone cares to dredge through the old posts, as you do, whatever your name is, you can see Billbos comments.

Posted by: bond, david bond | February 24, 2014 at 04:45 PM

Bond are you from the UK ?

Posted by: Bill Arnsparger | February 24, 2014 at 04:39 PM

How old are you ? Ha ha. I love the bit in your post where you state that Sam and I are not Dolphins fans, ha ha feckin ha. We have forgotten more than you will ever know about this team.

Bill, you seem to be a very young and small boy, looking for a fight tonight whats the problem ?

Dashi I know where your heart is at. Like I said you, Myself, MIT, Oscar, Craig, Phins78, Rdubs, Darryl, Kris, F4L and a few others do bleed Aqua & Orange. The trolls are just here to feel important. Sorry for the football talk interruption.
I am on Vacation Italy last week and this week Portugal. Next week Spain and France. Just popped in to alert all to Sam. Talk football with y'all in 2 weeks. Peace

Shaken not Stirred homey!

I just heard jason cole said we might get Jim Harbaugh in 2015 I dont see that happening ross will fail again getting a big name coach

ALoco has always been funny as hell but on occasions he also shows a Mind of Steel.

Posted by: bond, david bond | February 24, 2014 at 05:11 PM

Only you share the same name as a sports writer from the UK. I know you are a massive Thill fan and have him as a lock for the HOF, ha ha.

Negotiating 101...What do you expect the Phins to say....we're going pay whatever it takes? OR would they want to wait and tell Solai knowing that he wants to be here...we'll match any offer?

Dashi I know where your heart is at. Like I said you, Myself, MIT, Oscar, Craig, Phins78, Rdubs, Darryl, Kris, F4L and a few others do bleed Aqua & Orange. The trolls are just here to feel important. Sorry for the football talk interruption.
I am on Vacation Italy last week and this week Portugal. Next week Spain and France. Just popped in to alert all to Sam. Talk football with y'all in 2 weeks. Peace

Posted by: Bill Arnsparger | February 24, 2014 at 05:09 PM

Sure Bill, sure. Look man you dropped some names and we are meant to be impressed ? Real story, you visited your aunt in Queens then took a trip to 7th Avenue for a burger then back to the mall.

Ross is too cheap to pay for good players

Has Philbin been fired yet?

Sounds like another rebuild. Parting shot aimed at Ireland?

Posted by: Will | February 24, 2014 at 05:23 PM

No he is just to dumb to hire good front office, back office and coaching staff. Oh and he is a Zionist !!!

marco are you following me? how did you know I was devouring a burger on 7th ave?

I love lil boys

The dull fins are starting from scratch.....again!!

I luv Zionist lil boys naked in Piccadilly sq.

ima convicted pedo blogging from prison

HoHo!, "Marco".

Bilbo is my lover

Oscar help me dr canosa. why do I like lil boys

Nice Marco, nice !!!

Hell, "Marco", I'm a Free Thinker , to each their own.

grimes the only one that has to be kept

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