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Louis Delmas feels "great," which is good

Talent has never been a question with Louis Delmas. Playmaking ability has never been a question with Louis Delmas. Durability?

That's been a question for the Dolphins new starting safety.

Delmas played 16 games only once in his five-year career with Detroit. And even after that 2013 season, the Lions decided to cut Delmas.

So how's Delmas's health now.

"I’m great. I’m great," he said recently after a Dolphins OTA practice. "I haven’t missed a day of training, haven’t missed a day of practice. I’m feeling good right now, the best I’ve felt my last four years of football. So I’m very excited about this year."

Re-read that please. Delmas, ready to start his sixth NFL season, is feeling the best he's felt since his rookie year in the NFL.

That's good news for he Dolphins because they desperately would like Delmas to stay healthy in the coming season because healthy mean available and when Delmas is available, he generally makes plays.

Last year Delmas had three interceptions. Plays.

He had two sacks. Plays.

He's averaged nearly one fumble recovery per season. Plays.

He returned one of those fumbles and an interception for a touchdown as a rookie. Plays.

The Dolphins defense wants more playmakers and Delmas offers that possibility.

But he cannot do any of that if the durability issues haunts. Delmas is doing what he can to make sure it does not.

“Rest," Delmas said. "That’s something my first couple of years I didn’t take pride in is resting. After the season, I always started immediately with workouts. I think, as the years started going on, I started earning more miles on these legs, I needed to rest a little more. The coaching staff and the trainers are doing a great job of managing me. I’m comfortable right now."

It must be said one of the flaws Delmas has is also one of his strengths.

The man plays at ludicrous speed (Spaceballs reference) all the time. That's great for a Miami defense that is looking to attack more and set the tempo on the field.

But that approach has sometimes in the past led Delmas to give up big plays in the back end when he over-reacts.

And this:

Delmas gained a reputation in Detroit as a vicious hitter who gave no quarter. When he hits, he delivers the blow with everything he's got. But his full speed approach sometimes got him hurt. And his full speed approach at times got teammates hurt as well in situation where an offensive player duck beneath his hit and Delmas ends up hitting one of his own.

Perhaps Delmas can tame that aspect of his game some. Being home in South Florida might help in that regard. Enjoying his environment perhaps can be the settling influence Delmas might need. 

"It’s a fun environment," Delmas said. "I plan on taking advantage of every opportunity that I step foot on the field."

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Fat Albert sat out some OTA's, said he was injured again

No kidding

2 Big Money FA signing's one is too fat - NoSHO MorAnus
and the other did not feel like practicing - Fat albert

Darkoak,STFU U puccy....

Our running game is a major weakness. None of our generic backs scare anyone.

Home on the Palm Beach Post:

Reel Dolphin In Sight 42 minutes ago
NostraHomeUs has predicted two players Dolfans will have some disappointment in this yr were CB Brent Grimes & Fat Albert

NostraHomeUs has revealed Fat Albert misses 3-4 games per season the last two years and claims he is injured. Oddly enuf no back or knee injury ever showed up in the MRI. However Fat Albert still claims he is injured and refuses to play

NostraHomeUs predicted Fat Albert will not be playing all 16 games again this season

*** seems true so far as Fat Albert has already missed some OTAs claiming he is injured again ***

NostraHomeUs also predicted CB Brent Grimes will significantly regress this yr as he already got his contract and had some lucky moments last season

While NostraHomeUs predicted CB Grimes would be the best Miami Dolphins FA signing of 2013 and that was in fact the case, this season NostraHomeUs sees CB Grimes sliding down the rankings significantly and not even reaching the 2014 Top Ten CBs

For the record

CB Grimes did in fact have a bad practice and was allowing an astonishing number of completions and TDs y-day

Grimes could not figure out his slide from Hero to Zero

. . . NostraHomeUs knows . . . Miami Dolphin football

HELP ! HELP ! Armando, they are picking on me and my boy friends when we are trying to take a naked soak and talk Homer Dolphin Football that we OBVIOUSLY have ZERO clue about and never will,HELP !

ATTN: Ja'wuan James ....
*
The keeping of a 5 dollar hand saw by private individuals is illegal in most urban areas, and is generally held in dim view by society as a whole. I will not delve into the moralities of this issue, but we must understand that there are serious people out there who keep and love these fascinating hand tools and misunderstood shed items.

The captive maintenance of "hot" saws + other such tools is certainly not without risk, and it cannot be stressed strongly enough that there is NO ROOM FOR ERROR! is a matter of grave concern and can create numerous problems like: embarrassing press and legalities, "witch hunting" of fellow carpenters by public authorities and hospitals that are without proper experienced medics with the relatively uncommon occurrence of a broken saw blade used by dopes during a promo shoot.

Still, there are individuals out there who are serious, experienced lumber jacks who are highly skilled in the keeping and handling of a 5 dollar hand saw. Then there are the irresponsible and sensationalistic people who obtain a 5 dollar saw and try to be "cool" or show off with and, eventually, get "nailed" (sliced) or cause other problems, much to the dismay of serious wood cutters around the planet....

The homers reach their fever pitch in the offseason

when no losing is going on. LOL

According to sources, the Miami Dolphins have reached out to free agent quarterback JaMarcus Russell, allegedly to attempt to schedule a workout.

Quarterbacks Ryan Tannehill Matt Moore, as well as Pat Devlin have not caught the the fancy of new OC Bill Lazor.

This is where Russell comes into the equation.

If Tannehill officially become classified as a bust, the acquisition of Russell would be a decent action by Miami Dolphins management.

Despite Russell being widely considered a monumental "bust" by the majority, Russell's acquisition would be a good safety net for new GM Dennis Hickey.

Not only would JaMarcus provide depth at the quarterback position, but he would actually have a good receiving corps to throw to with Mike Wallace and two efficient receivers in Charles Clay and Brian Hartline at his disposal.

I am not saying in any way, shape or form that Russell will arrive in Miami and turn the NFL landscape upside down, but he will perform better than his dismal tenure with the Oakland Raiders and he will provide a decent safety net for the Dolphins during Ryan Tannehills roller coaster like outings of 2012 and 2013.

Of course, all of this is contingent on a successful workout, and if the Miami Dolphins do indeed acquire JaMarcus Russell, there is no reason to panic.

It's the QB STUPID eH?

Despite Russell being widely considered a monumental "bust" by the majority, Russell's acquisition would be a good safety net for new GM Dennis Hickey.

Not only would JaMarcus provide depth at the quarterback position

Posted by: cbssports.com | June 04, 2014 at 08:13 PM


You forgot to mention that story was from 2010!

Ya Notice
The New England Patriots always employ more white players than any other players and are always successful

Wonder what the White Hating Racist Omar Kelly thinks about this?

Home watched Finsiders on local tv in south Florida today

Excellent one hour show, believe it actually on daily

Will try to watch this Miami Dolphins show more often

Very Good
Very Good indeed

Finsiders had a good report on Delmas today

Delmas appears smart, able to quickly read defenses and has a great upbeat tude


Appears Finny & Delmas r bringin a an uptempo positive tude to the fins secondary

Home is soooooooooooooo glad sean smith is long gone

Saw Feisty Finny wearin 24 the other day

Must say
Loved Feiny a couple years ago and Reel-ly hope he gets his game back in Miami

All indications look positive to NostraHomeUs

You have to be one hard up dumb loser to read Omar the idiot. Fact is neither he nor Armando would have made it in journalism before the internet age when competent writing skills were a must. They both write like dumb kids. That's why they both draw immature infantile bloggers.

Wow that was harsh, Evan

See ur point w "The Braided Coconut" as he is practically illiterate and usually has more typos than the never proof reading blogger Home riding a unicycle and texting while on a double espresso

Butt
Mando's junk does not merit said comments
In Home's Opinion

Our QB is a major weakness. Tannehill doesnt scare anyone(uhh, besides his own receivers haha).


Home talking to himself an entire blog page
AND HOMEO WAS HIS NAMEO


Miami is gonna wished they signed a Reel RB
like Chris Johnson

. . . just sayin

Posted by: Reel Dolphin In Sight w Home | June 04, 2014 at 07:16 PM

No Moreno and Delmas are huge upgrades Dashi...

home = dashi

Home is King of the random post

No one that interesting, Whacky Enuf, knowledgable or astute like Home to converse w about the Dolphins

After yrs in straight jacket and isolation
Home has many dif personalities to converse with


Can anyone seriously believe Marino had no idea he was suing the NFL? What a total idiot that guy is. Please don't give him any job with the fins. What can he actually do for this team?

wallyfin

NoSho MorAnus showed up fat and uncaring to Dolphin OTA's

Maybe he Reel-ly did only have one good year w Manning

Chris Johnson & Ivory are going to be a Reel Good duo

Home is DEF NOT Dashi

Dashi = brown skid mark in Hebrew

Dashi unReel homer nerd

dashi = freeze dried monkey jizz

Home trolls Dashi.

Dion Jordan truly might be amazing this season

With the same siz/build He is as heavy as JT during JT's later yrs

Also JT is voluntarily coaching him up at OTAs

Could this be the year of the Dolphin

prolly not

Marino didn't have much to lose with his concussions. He's safe.

Home skips over as many skid mark Dashi posts as possible

No Miami Dolphin football knowledge there
. . . just another lost soul

prolly from Iran or Canada or NY/NJ
nother out of touch clueless out of towner that goes to no practices, games or events

Unlike Miami Dolphin Super Fan - "Home"

Can anyone seriously believe Marino had no idea he was suing the NFL? What a total idiot that guy is. Please don't give him any job with the fins. What can he actually do for this team?

Posted by: Zilcho | June 04, 2014 at 08:57 PM

Well, Marino isnt the sharpest tool in the shed. Didnt he flunk his wonderlic test? lol

dashi many names is always here. always shows up right after he is called out. conincidence? hahahahahha...nooooooo.

Ryan Tannehill 32 td passes, 5 rush td, 4500 yards passing in 2014!

This will be true

Nuff said

Pats 11-5
Dolphins 11-4
Bills 8-8
Wets 7-9

2014

This will be true

Nuff said

Can anyone seriously believe Marino had no idea he was suing the NFL? What a total idiot that guy is. Please don't give him any job with the fins. What can he actually do for this team?

Posted by: Zilcho | June 04, 2014 at 08:57 PM

Well, Marino isnt the sharpest tool in the shed. Didnt he flunk his wonderlic test? lol

Posted by: Nat Moore | June 04, 2014 at 09:13 PM


Didn't the married w children Marino leave a large sperm deposit inside a cute CBS coworker's vagina?

That cannot be too smart


Ryan Tannehill 32 td passes, 5 rush td, 4500 yards passing in 2014!

This will be true

Nuff said

Posted by: dbo the great | June 04, 2014 at 09:15 PM

Good thing you arent a betting man!!!!!!!!!! LMAO!!!

BILLY TURNER DRIVEN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZQanX9xKM8&list=PLrOFuU2nlQyVtnrH_adW5xTevgfGIiess&index=9

Ryan Tannehill 32 td passes, 5 rush td, 4500 yards passing in 2014!

This will be true

Nuff said

Yeah he got caught cheating every time.

Tannehill will not be throwing the ball like 600 times again this yr

the dolphins will also be running the ball w MorAnus & Lame Miller

therefore Tannehill will not even earn 4000 YDs

prolly low to midis 3000 YDs

Home does see Tannehill passing for as many as 32 TDs
prolly 26-32

Expecting Wallace to earn 12 passing TDs
No matter who is playing QB
Will be much harder to achieve if the worst deep ball passer in the NFL is behind center

Home 4 GM

Tannehill will not be throwing the ball like 600 times again this yr

your wrong.

Home is 100% correct, sir

Expecting Tannehill, if he is deemed our QB all season
to have bout 520 - 530 pass attempts in 2014

In 17 yrs Marino only had more then 588 (tann's 3s of 2013)
3 times in his NFL career

Home knows the Dolphins

no sir, your hardely ever correct. don't think your something your not.

because you are not!!!

(tann's #s of 2013) ^

DBO has the brain of a gerbil

Home knows nothing. Home was home schooled by a bunch of crack dealers

Tamehill is the worst passer in the league. Look at his yds/pass. Its totally pathetic.

Vick to Wallace would have been much better than Tannefail

God we do we have this awful QB and NO Reel Competition!?

'Tamehill is the worst passer in the league. Look at his yds/pass. Its totally pathetic.'

and he has almost Identical stats to Andrew Luck

LMAO.

stop changing your name homes to make it looks like ppl backing you up. i'm smater than you.

Actually the blogger that created "Home" almost graduated high school 2 yrs early in college courses

only need one more mandatory course in his senior yr at 16

started college at 17 yrs old

LOL at the "smater" dbo

Butt only blogging under HAARPed

u really are special dbo

and def "smater"


lol

I'm a call that B.S!!!

well when you go to med school then you can call me up
until, then stop BS'ing

I am an anesthesiologist homes, Went to John Carrol

I'm an analthesiologist, and proud.

oh my bad i'm typing on my IPhone at work at the moment. don't have time to spell check.

how bout you saying its the year 2140???

you from the future. future man???

Can u get Home a few thousand meds ?!

and Reel-ly
U seem like a genius

lol

tell us about the Miami Dolphins and break down some play formations

Home is ure the dbo football info will be scintillating

I THINK FINS WILL BE EXPLOSIVE THIS YEAR.

I WAS SCREAMING ALL LAST YEAR TO MOVE WALLACE AROUND AND MOTION HIM.

LAZOR GETS IT, HE IS NOT A DINOSAUR LIKE SHERMAN.

Home tell us again how JuWan cut his hand on a saw after he's been building houses his whole life.

"ure"

what is ure?

you were just blasting me for smater

lmao

No
but
NostraHomeUs def sees the future

So ur a security guard at Wally World, convenience store clerk or petroleum dispensing engineer?

scintillating scotoma


You know what that means homie the clown?

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