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PostPosted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:16 pm 
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Nothing we weren't thinking already, but interesting to hear him say it:
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Ireland also said the #Dolphins will try to reacquire a 2nd round pick after trading it to Denver last year, prob have to trade down in 1st

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Found it interesting that Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland said the team will try to bring one of its free agent tailbacks back. Ricky OR Ronnie?

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No way they bring Ricky back after his comments. Ronnie has supposedly said he will come back for a discount as he wants to remain in Miami.

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No way they bring Ricky back after his comments. Ronnie has supposedly said he will come back for a discount as he wants to remain in Miami.


No doubt about that. I don't have a problem with Ronnie coming back. Hopefully his injury days are behind him.

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hypocritex wrote:
No way they bring Ricky back after his comments. Ronnie has supposedly said he will come back for a discount as he wants to remain in Miami.


What does a "discount" really mean?


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Ireland just said on the Big O show that one of the requirements when hiring a new offensive coordinator was to put a system in place that would fit Henne's strengths.

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After what Ireland said about Gibril Wilson last off season, and then cutting him 2 weeks later, I am not buying ANYTHING the man says. Lol.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:13 pm 
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After what Ireland said about Gibril Wilson last off season, and then cutting him 2 weeks later, I am not buying ANYTHING the man says. Lol.



Keep hoping.

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It will be all up to Chad Henne and if he wants to stay as Miami's starting QB, but he will have competition for sure (at least IMO).


I hope he gets his crap together if he does stay the starter, because I dont believe I can stomach another season of ridiculous interceptions and poor decision making from the QB spot.


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Ireland just said on the Big O show that one of the requirements when hiring a new offensive coordinator was to put a system in place that would fit Henne's strengths.


Guess I jumped the gun on the "moving on" vibe. Just seems weird that Ross and Daboll seemed a little indifferent when discussing Henne and that Mike Dee said they haven't given up but hopes either Henne or someone else can bring back a Marino Era. So many mixed signals.


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Ireland and Sparano have not given up on Henne as most Dolfans have. They realize he has regressed but that he can get back on track. They will bring in the best possible Qb to compete as they should.

This also shows that they are committed to re-grouping and doing their best to put Henne and the rest of the team in the best position to succeed. That is what good GMs and good coaches do.

The Henne sucks comments are getting old. It is time for Fins fans to move on and focus on what improvements this team makes this off-season. Next season there should not be anymore excuses for Henne. It should all be on him. I hope he is up to the task. I believe he is.


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Trade back in the 1st to regain our 2nd rounder, resign Ronnie Brown, and let Henne compete, sounds good to me.
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Trade back in the 1st to regain our 2nd rounder, resign Ronnie Brown, and let Henne compete, sounds good to me.
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I'm shocked that we don't even more of it about Ronnie. He was 38th in the
NFL in average per carry (for guys with 100+ carries) and though he played all 16 games this year, his standard is to miss a number of games a year.

So many people want to just cut Henne. Henne has the potential to get better. Ronnie is just plain mediocre and won't get any better. Why is it that Ronnie gets a free pass?


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I'm shocked that we don't even more of it about Ronnie. He was 38th in the
NFL in average per carry (for guys with 100+ carries) and though he played all 16 games this year, his standard is to miss a number of games a year.

So many people want to just cut Henne. Henne has the potential to get better. Ronnie is just plain mediocre and won't get any better. Why is it that Ronnie gets a free pass?


I said last offseason Miami should try to trade Brown while he still has value. Most folks told me no way because he was the playmaker on offense and was vital to the Wildcat. That may have been so, but it didn't seem like the coaching staff had a lot of faith in him this year and his numbers were disappointing. He dropped some key 3rd down passes and Ireland hinted at receiving ability in describing things they want out of a running back. If they bring him back on the cheap then fine. Maybe he compliments a more explosive back and is used to grind out some tough yards.


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I'm shocked that we don't even more of it about Ronnie. He was 38th in the
NFL in average per carry (for guys with 100+ carries) and though he played all 16 games this year, his standard is to miss a number of games a year.[/quote] Just consider part of RB issue was blocking. He had no where to run.

Miami needs to go after M. Bush to be the new starting RB.

degs wrote:

So many people want to just cut Henne. Henne has the potential to get better. Ronnie is just plain mediocre and won't get any better. Why is it that Ronnie gets a free pass?
Don't know.


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Dphins4me wrote:
Just consider part of RB issue was blocking. He had no where to run.


Didn't Ricky have the same blocking? Yet he did significantly better.

There were a lot of problems feeding Henne's lack of effectiveness too: Blocking, poor coaching, the wildcat, weak running game, dropped passes.


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