DeVante Parker

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  1. Digital

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    Funny, on my fantasy team I have Parker and OBJ also. Landry is my only solid WR. But fortunately, drafting Jay Ajayi, Todd Gurley, and Melvin Gordon early (I was expecting better years for them than most analysts predicted) have kept me in 2nd place in my league as my receiving corps gets devastated.

    Kinda wild how many of us think alike in our fantasy picks!
     
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    Hopefully this "good news" about Parker is true. While we definitely want a full speed Parker, we all know that half of how Cutler is going to use him is just to throw it up and let him fight for a 50/50 ball anyway, so if he isn't at full speed or quickness, at least he can still use his body to shield off defenders. Personally, I want him to get his body right. I'm OK with playing Grant and Caroo more until Parker gets right.
     
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    Any news? Did he practice?
     
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    Didn't practice yesterday or today. He will probably be listed as questionable, but it's very unlikely he plays.

    Also, the notion of Parker "milking" his injuries is laughable. He's played 33/36 games in his career. It's an ankle injury. He's a wide receiver. What do you want the guy to do?

    Hopefully Carroo has a nice enough game for a team to see him worthy of giving up a 5th round pick for. Should have some opportunities, as garbage time likely starts in the second or third quarter for us on Sunday.
     
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    I am a Parker fan, I look forward to watching him play. If he needs to sit out, no question he should sit out. He has a long productive career ahead of him.

    Maybe that will allow someone else to step into a more prominent role, like Jakeem Grant.

    At this point our offense needs to get vertical.

    The optimist says: Offense can't be any worse even if one of the more talented players on it is removed.
     
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    Be durable like juice? I guess that's too much to ask for some, but not for a man like Jarvis or Tannehill pre-assault. I love Parker's talent, but he is definitely teetering on the line of being labeled "injury prone". It's a real thing, ask Sam Bradford, Marcus Mariotta, or Kevin White.
     
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    Practices tomorrow he may go
     
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    So how many wide receivers do we need to sign in free agency this year?
     
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    Truth be told, I never understood why the Dolphins were so hell bent on putting Lippett at corner. His senior season at MIchigan State he was a stud receiver.
     
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    Its why you don't use a 1st round pick on a guy who has had chronic injuries in college. His damn foot is being held together with a safety pin and chewing gum.
     
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    Because it's the Dolphins. They do all kinds of things that make no sense.
     
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    I guess I've never been completely sold on Parker. Between the injuries, lack of concentration at times and inability to consistently use his size to his advantage I figure if he doesn't fully develop you don't over pay him. You keep Jarvis if it has to be a choice. But what I really think will happen is that we keep Jarvis and Parker and let Stills go when the time comes assuming Parker is still in the picture.
     
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  13. Phinatic8u

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    Everytime you post it's always one extreme to the next..

    He had the same operation as Julio Jones, and his foot hasn't been an issue since TC of his rookie year..

    He's played 33/36 possible games..Stop with the over the top exaggerations.
     
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    You don't keep either at that rate.
     
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    I'd like to be a Parker fan but he's proven to be so inconsistent -- even when he's on the field -- I can't quite make the leap...

    Get open. Make plays. Dominant as advertised. Otherwise you're just a mirage for the most part.
     
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    You drafted three dolphins players in fantasy? That's not smart fantasy football.
     
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    Your entire mancrush on DeVante is literally just flashes here and there.
     
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    Fantasy football is 90% luck. I know a guy who is 0-5 and is the highest scorer in the league and another that is 1-4 and the 3rd highest scorer. Many have lost stars to injury, which you can't predict, or suspension. I've won a league where I had the 6th or 7th best team. I love the people who think they know football because they've had some luck with fantasy.
     
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    Its true...Your luck in the schedule you draw is more important than the team you choose...
    Get a schedule where you hit the hot teams every week? You finish near bottom
    Get the patsy schedule where you get the duds? You are dominating..

    NFL was BRILLIANT to dream up FFB...In the end it will not be enough to save it but it sure delayed the slide to NBA/MLB irrelevance.
     
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    Which two - Parker and Stills or Parker and Landry?
     
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    Completely true. On paper I had what looked to be a dominate team after my draft. Brees, OBJ, D Adams, Hunt, Crowell, Walker, D Parker, Boswell, Seattle and that's in a 14 team league... I'm 3-2 losing by .8 and 6.02 points. Where the talent part comes in is waiver pick ups and possible trades. I made a trade for David Johnson and threw him in my IR spot because the guy needed an RB now so I sent him Doug Martin for DJ and Buck Allen. Just make the playoffs, then it's anyone's game.
     
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    None of our skill guys are special. Dunno where this notion of a great offense was coming from all off season.
     
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    You can't evaluate ANY of our receivers until we get better QB play.
     
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    100% agree.

    Unless it's a Julius Thomas case of not having the simple ability to jump.
     
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    Oh he can jump...he just doesnt feel like doing it.
     
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    He looks like he's lost all of his athleticism and is completely out of shape. They should sit him for a few games and send his fat *** to Ray Allen's house. He'll come back looking like his Denver days.
     
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    Stills and Parker.

    Keep Landry and sign OBJ LOL
     
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    I'm always leery of draft picks with injuries early on.
     
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    I was mainly trying to make a funny that he looks like a lazy SOB out there....agreed he does appear out of shape...I dont recall him looking more like an offensive tackle in denver.

    Ive seen plenty of "mediocre portly white guy" TE's go after balls and routes better than he has been.
     
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    ESPN Dolphins reporter James Walker reports DeVante Parker (ankle) is not expected to play Week 6 against the Falcons.

    Parker hasn't practiced at all this week after leaving early against the Jets in Week 5. Coach Adam Gase said he'd like to get Jakeem Grant and Leonte Carroo more involved in the offense if Parker sits after not using much of the two young receivers against New York. Consider Parker week to week.

    Well, exactly what our offense doesn't need. Either Grant or Carroo and Ajayi will need the games of their life in order for us to have a chance

    Ozzy rules!!
     
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    Even if DVP comes back after couple weeks, I lost all fate in him.
    Please , stop with the trading Landry or Stills talk already. Do whatever it takes to keep Landry, and hope Grant or Carroo break out.
     
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    What's made you lose faith?

    He's leading the team in yards. He's the only one that gets open consistently..Stills isn't good at anything but going deep and with Cutler it's no bueno as he's only completing 17% of his deep passes.
     
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    I'm one game out of first because week 1 I had 6 players on the Dolphins or Bucs and lost by only a few points, LOL. And I had OBJ as my first pick ... so he was out that week too ... and now for the season. But hey, I made a lot of smart pickups, so I'm tied for 2nd and come playoff time my team should get better ;)
     
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    Parker is soft. He doesn't play to his size when he is on the damn field. Also he's had foot/ankle issues since college.
     
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    He’s only leading because cutler literally only looks his way. Parker isn’t a smart runner (doesn’t know when to go forward for easy 1st downs) and he doesn’t play big. Very finesse player
     
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    I was a big critic of Parker last year.

    This year he gets a pass from me. I will say, I'm encouraged by what he has actually managed to show us so far though.
     
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    Had good numbers thru 3 games, but will probably see another 700 yd season from him.
     
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    But I bet you love Landry when he jukes no one and gets tackled....
     
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    My reaction to your DVP vs Jarvis posts
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    What the **** are you talking about?

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