Phinfever.com

Catch the madness!

All times are UTC-05:00


Phinfever Home Page

Phinfever Chatroom

Phinfever FAQ




Reply to topic  [ 12 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 3:19 am 
Offline
2016 MVP Donor!
2016 MVP Donor!

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:17 am
Posts: 4755
Quote:
by Ben Volin
Dolphins tight end Anthony Fasano had a pretty good weekend.

On the field, he had his first career-100 yard game, catching five passes for 107 yards and a touchdown in the Dolphins’ win against the Titans. Off the field, Fasano, 26, signed a two-year contract extension with the Dolphins, joining Brandon Marshall, Davone Bess and Brian Hartline as the core of the Dolphins’ receiving attack under contract through the 2012 season.

Fasano, a fifth-year veteran now in his third season in Miami, had hoped for a contract extension last offseason, but instead was only offered a 1-year restricted free agent tender for 2010 worth $1.176 million. Now Fasano, who has 367 receiving yards and three touchdowns this year, will get a significant pay bump to stay in Miami — base salaries of $1.9 million in 2011 and $3.6 million in 2012, according to NFL Players Association records.

...


http://blogs.palmbeachpost.com/thedaily ... ough-2012/


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 8:21 am 
Offline
User avatar
2016 MVP Donor!
2016 MVP Donor!

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:43 pm
Posts: 5343
Location: Wellington, FL
Not bad... He had a great game.... Not sure if one day warrants an extension, but its not breaking the bank either..
Good for Fasano..

_________________
Caution: Reply may contain sarcasm


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:32 am 
Offline
User avatar
2016 MODERATOR, PHINFEVER LIVE!!!
2016 MODERATOR, PHINFEVER LIVE!!!

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:15 am
Posts: 7004
Location: ELP, TX.
:grin:

_________________
Image

Phinfever Live!!!

Listen Live: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/finsradio

RIP, Tom


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:13 pm 
Offline
2016 MVP Donor!
2016 MVP Donor!

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:17 am
Posts: 4755
Quote:
BenVolinPBP Oh and BTW, Fasano's contract was actually signed Nov. 5. #Dolphins kept it under wraps for a good 10 days


http://www.phins.com/phins-urls.html


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 1:54 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Phinfever Owner/Admin
Phinfever Owner/Admin

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:41 am
Posts: 11997
Location: Raleigh, NC
Usually players have a big game to get a contract extension. Fasano had a big game after his contract extension.

Fasano is valuable as a blocker but has been inconsistent as an offensive weapon.

_________________
PHINFEVER FACEBOOK - JOIN US!

Image


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 2:32 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Phinfever Legend
Phinfever Legend

Joined: Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:55 pm
Posts: 5439
Well great...I just hope Miami doesn't think he's the long term answer for the number 1 tight end spot...He'd be great for the number 2 guy though.

_________________
Image


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 2:57 pm 
Offline
Phinfever Legend
Phinfever Legend

Joined: Wed Jan 13, 2010 1:49 am
Posts: 4152
Location: The Bluegrass
10acjed wrote:
Not bad... He had a great game.... Not sure if one day warrants an extension, but its not breaking the bank either..
Good for Fasano..


It's not just 1 game. He's on pace for a career year in both catches and yards. I'd like a bookend, but he's earned his.

_________________
A good RB is nice, a good QB even better, but it's best to be able to stop someone first.


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 3:56 pm 
Offline
User avatar
2016 MODERATOR, PHINFEVER LIVE!!!
2016 MODERATOR, PHINFEVER LIVE!!!

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:15 am
Posts: 7004
Location: ELP, TX.
Big Dave wrote:
Usually players have a big game to get a contract extension. Fasano had a big game after his contract extension.

Fasano is valuable as a blocker but has been inconsistent as an offensive weapon.


You have to have someone (QB and/or OC) that can get him the ball when he's not being asked to stay in and block.... :fart:

Quote:
Fasano’s production slipped in 2009 when Pennington was hurt and replaced by Chad Henne, finishing the year with 31 catches for 339 yards and two touchdowns. This year, however, he is on pace for 44 catches, 652 yards and five touchdowns. He is averaging a healthy 14.7 yards per catch, and is rated the third-most productive tight end in the NFL this season by the website ProFootballFocus.com, behind Oakland’s Zach Miller and Dallas’ Jason Witten.

_________________
Image

Phinfever Live!!!

Listen Live: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/finsradio

RIP, Tom


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:57 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Phinfever All Pro
Phinfever All Pro

Joined: Sun Jan 24, 2010 6:13 pm
Posts: 466
Location: Almost Heaven
The Hen wrote:
Big Dave wrote:
Usually players have a big game to get a contract extension. Fasano had a big game after his contract extension.

Fasano is valuable as a blocker but has been inconsistent as an offensive weapon.


You have to have someone (QB and/or OC) that can get him the ball when he's not being asked to stay in and block.... :fart:

Quote:
Fasano’s production slipped in 2009 when Pennington was hurt and replaced by Chad Henne, finishing the year with 31 catches for 339 yards and two touchdowns. This year, however, he is on pace for 44 catches, 652 yards and five touchdowns. He is averaging a healthy 14.7 yards per catch, and is rated the third-most productive tight end in the NFL this season by the website ProFootballFocus.com, behind Oakland’s Zach Miller and Dallas’ Jason Witten.


Hen,

Do you subscribe to PFF?


Top
   
PostPosted: Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:06 am 
Offline
User avatar
Phinfever Legend
Phinfever Legend

Joined: Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:55 pm
Posts: 5439
Quote:
Fasano’s production slipped in 2009 when Pennington was hurt and replaced by Chad Henne, finishing the year with 31 catches for 339 yards and two touchdowns.


Makes it seem as though Henne is the reason for slip in production when that's not the case at all. Fasano was fumbling and dropping passes for the three games Pennington was in there.

_________________
Image


Top
   
PostPosted: Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:50 am 
Offline
User avatar
2016 MODERATOR, PHINFEVER LIVE!!!
2016 MODERATOR, PHINFEVER LIVE!!!

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:15 am
Posts: 7004
Location: ELP, TX.
No, I don't mindtornado, I got that from the link in the 1st post.


Iowafin wrote:
Quote:
Fasano’s production slipped in 2009 when Pennington was hurt and replaced by Chad Henne, finishing the year with 31 catches for 339 yards and two touchdowns.


Makes it seem as though Henne is the reason for slip in production when that's not the case at all. Fasano was fumbling and dropping passes for the three games Pennington was in there.


He had 2 fumbles that season, at the worst possible moments...He got hammered in Atlanta on the first one and I don't think he was 100% "there" for a few weeks after that hit.....

Those fumbles were actually, his only fumbles since maybe, high school.....LOL

Still, to be honest and unbiased.....I wouldn't mind seeing a TE that would really challenge Fasano....

_________________
Image

Phinfever Live!!!

Listen Live: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/finsradio

RIP, Tom


Top
   
PostPosted: Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:02 am 
Offline
Phinfever Legend
Phinfever Legend

Joined: Sat Apr 17, 2010 5:59 pm
Posts: 5117
When Fasano decides he wants to catch the ball he's a great weapon. When he doesn't, well, we've seen it last year and this year too. If Fasano can take the momentum he had in the Tennessee game and use it for the rest of the season I think our offense will see a boost. The same can be said for our runningbacks too. If Ronnie, Ricky, and Patrick can hang on to the ball and get out in the open field then we're going to rip of some more big plays. Hopefully Thigpen can help us win until Henne is healthy.
:yay:


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic  [ 12 posts ] 

All times are UTC-05:00


Phinfever Home Page

Phinfever Chatroom

Phinfever FAQ


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 10 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
cron
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited | Chopped and modified by Coots | Original design by Prosk8r