Dolphins receiver DeVante Parker covered better by excuses

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  1. Dolph N.Fan

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    I am hoping Hoops will give us a take on Parker.

    I know he isn't doing well for Miami or my ****ING FANTASY TEAM.****
     
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    We throw a lot of interceptions when we target Parker, going back to last season. I think his #1 problem is that he's just not attacking the football aggressively enough.

    He's a big guy, he needs to use his size more to his advantage.
     
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    Parker has struggled no doubt about it, I hate to think this kid is a bust. Come on Parker make this Jerk who wrote this article about you eat crow......get it together young man.
     
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    I agree with you JD, I wonder if this is something (aggression) that can be coached into this kid.
     
  6. maralieus

    maralieus Lets get those balls deep!!

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    He just doesn't seem to care much. I hope when he gets booed and people start ripping him in public he will grow some desire.
     
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    Could have had Marcus Peters....
     
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    Peters isn't playing much better these days. Chiefs might not re-sign him.
     
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    Too bad too because we can really use him as a real #1. I have supported him like I do with all our players but I'm now starting to wonder if the light will come up. The fact he doesn't get much separation if any means in order for him to win he has to play stronger than the other guy. He's made some awesome catches but we need him to be consistent and so far he hasn't been

    Ozzy rules!!
     
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    If the team didn't have so many needs, I'd say draft Ridley or Sutton in round one and flip Parker for picks.

    This is one that is really frustrating because we have seen the talent and we have seen production here and there. Maybe you give him one more season with Tannehill, but start looking for some late round gems. Maybe the Carroo thing pays off after all. Who know.
     
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    Ted Ginn #2. Soft.
    I am only upset we wouldn't get a high pick from him.
     
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    Definitely has been disappointing so far......the lack of competitive instincts in Parker are alarming.

    I would give him next year with RT to step it up. Unfortunately, we have too many needs currently and will likely need to roll with him for now.

    Also shows you how important Stills has become to this offense.
     
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    At least Gunn single handily win a game for us and his best game is bigger than Parker’s best game. You could argue he’s worse than Ginn.
     
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    I hate to think bust. But, I’m not going to be shocked if he turns out not to be a permanent nfl starter. You need more, game in, game out, than that from a starter.

    Shawn Jefferson and the receiver room is the most disappointing group we have. I’d get Caroo some snaps out there. We need to give him opportunities on game day. I don’t trust the staff right now.

    Even Jordan Phillips is coming on and playing with purpose.
     
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    He’s a total bust. No other way to spin it. Keep Landry since him and Stills actually produce for this team and show some fight every week.
     
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    Funny things is many posters here said potential potential potential, and wanted to trade Landry and Stills to keep him. Wonder where are they now.
     
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    Looking for potential elsewhere on the team
     
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    I really like Ridley but as you said, so many needs. Offer Pouncey and Parker and see what we can get. Target a WR in the 3rd.
     
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    Parkers a bust. I said it for 3 years he's to slow. Ok we messed up again. Trade him and get what you can get and sign Landry. Simple
     
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    Yeah when he actually does make the catch he’s slow. Has he ever caught a pass in stride for a TD?
     
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    I think he's just content collecting a paycheck.
     
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    Needs to be more physical at the top of routes. Doesn’t help that all of the timing routes are out of the o without tanny.

    As jerry sanders said cutlers basically made him a bail out vertical jump ball wr option only.

    And if those balls aren’t thrown catchable not much he can do.

    Even the damn first back shoulder ball to dvp sunday was placed terribly.

    The pick 6 cutler bypassed the primary which was the wheel route vs the deep off coverage he should have thrown that back shoulder instead he threw the damn ball into a mess of traffic and it was tipped and picked.

    I haven’t seen a damn guy lead on a deep ball all season. He’s throwing lolli pops. And Moore’s throwing the damn ball into coverage or dying quails

    Here’s hoping gase doesn’t overreact to these qb issues on o and jettison guys that can play
     
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    Same crap QB play and Landry and Stills out there making plays. Parker apparently needs elite QB play to make an impact
     
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    He's not slow by any means. I see him get a step on his man in go routes quite a bit. He's not a burner or anything but for his size he's plenty fast. He's just soft as tissue and has average hands. Also seems to have no awareness.
     
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    Well it’s true Landry and stills are showing up despite the qb so maybe gase is losing faith with dvp.

    2 catches for 10 yards the last 2 games is hard to excuse. And I’m aware of that

    For whatever reason he’s not getting the looks of late from the qb or with the play design.

    Seeing him run a lot of clear outs for others
     
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    Keep in mind also that there were 3 balls in the first half to Kenny Stills prior to that lolli pop one he had to stop and lay down to catch even on a wide open huge gainer where he was wearing coverage like drapes and the ball was forced to him by cutler

    There’s no square ins timing throws there’s no out routes there’s no come backs and stop routes vs off coverage there’s no back foot hits ball out outside the numbers it’s just a different animal.

    Hell dvps bread and butter is inside breaking routes we aren’t even throwing quick slants to him I think that’s a qb thing more than it is dvp can’t win any longer
     
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    Right now he couldn’t carry ted ginns jock, without it getting intercepted
     
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    I don't agree with that. Parker seems to be trying. Even when I attended that Canes/Louisville game and watched him play after play Parker was giving a good effort. He's simply very ordinary at most aspects of being a wide receiver. If he's a monster it's the Herman Munster variety, where his size can't help but allow an advantage in certain situations.

    I do think it's a Jordan Phillips situation. Don't overreact and get rid of him. Accept the occasional nice play while somebody in the organization figures out how to draft elite players.
     
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    Xavien Howard and Devante Parker are 2 mysteries to me. Feel like they have the tools to be high end starters and are bit soft. Maybe confidence idk. I would love to see them be more aggressive.
    For ex: Carolina game- Why is Howard giving up everything in front of him up and down field
     
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    "bust" is too strong of a word, I think he's average. No doubt he's disappointing but Kevin White in Chicago is a bust...Parker isn't on that level. Right now he is Brandon LaFell but he has much more talent that it's beginning to look like he is never going to tap.
     
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    maybe not use him on the deep ball for now, you have Stills for that.
     
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    Stills has proven that he deserved that paycheck. I like Landry but have said in the past the demands we are hearing I am not a fan of, but at this point you have to pay him unless you believe DVP’s production has dipped this bad due to QB play alone. Or you think Carroo can replace him. I have a feeling we Franchise Landry if a deal is not reached.
     
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    What really sucks is even if he starts playing better he’s not the type you give a big fat second contract to. I have the same concern with Jordan Phillips. So here you gave two wasted picks.
     
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    Just the other day some people wanted to trade Stills for a Big Mac and fries.......unbelievable.
     
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    You don't draft a WR that high to be average. He's a bust.
     
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    Careful what you wish for. There's a reason why he gets so many picks. Teams throw his way very often and he gets beat a lot.
     
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    THIS!! Zero timing with any balls targeted to him and I honestly cant remember a ball this season where it was placed in front of him downfield. Maybe that one handed highlight but clearly that was a bad ball too. They are tossing him crap and expecting him to make chicken salad out of chicken sh*t, when the defender has better leverage on the ball the second its in the air.
     
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    Yep - and show better concentration all the way through plays.
     
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    Or you simply offer them what you think they are worth and perhaps no one else over values them.
     
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    I felt he had potential, but wanted to keep Still particularly. So, I guess I'm right here.
     

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