Egnew might get cut?

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  1. pnayan

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    From mando's article...

    Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/dolphins_in_depth/#storylink=cpy
     
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    Brandon Marshall for. A 3rd was a steal.
     
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    3rd round gold right there LOL pretty harsh and sad that his teammates look at him like that
     
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    Who?
     
  5. hoops

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    hoops shoots....he scores
     
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    Tells me all I need to know.
     
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    Here is my stance on the Marshall Trade:
    1) I understood why Marshall was jettisoned because he was bad teammate.
    2) The lack of a backup plan to replace Marshall's production was irresponsible. Whether it was by free agency, trade or the draft, not having a plan to replace your lead receiver was awful.
    3) A pair of third rounders are of decent value. However, Egnew had no business going when he did. IF TY Hilton was selected and showed promise, I think the fan base would be fine with the trade.
     
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    Guy was a bust. Couldn't get on the field. His only highlight was getting his *** chewed out repeatedly on Hard Knocks. Try again Ireland.
     
  9. hoops

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    pretty sad...can only imagine what his nickname in the lockerroom is...probably a lot worse than what i dubbed him...buttercup
     
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    Damn... Philbin can't be happy with guys calling out teammates like that.

    That being said, I fully believe that eggnew will be gone next season. Reminds me a lot of what happened with Ginn. Once teammates start viewing you as a wuss, you are done as a football player.
     
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    Thank god Ireland has all these picks to fix our needs, working out great so far.
     
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    Come on guys. Stop blaming Ireland. It's all Parcells fault plus, Ireland's only been in Miami 5 years...."he deserves 6 more years"....plus all the bad picks were Parcells and the good picks(Pouncy and Tannehill) were his picks....plus "he's got money and picks"....so expect more wasted money and picks.

    Ozzy rules!!
     
  13. pnayan

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    This one will hurt since we passed on Hernandez, Gronk, Dickson and Pitta in the 2010 draft and the year we do decide to pick a TE we end up with Egnew
     
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    Exactly I didn't have a problem with 1) and I still don't

    My criticism lies in points 2) and 3) as well. Point 2) was a complete failure by Ireland and point 3) was a stretch and there was much better potential to be had at that pick.
     
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    I'm not as down on Ginger as most for his drafts but this one strengthens their case - based on numerous comments and other reports, it's hard to find a reason why he was drafted. What Kim said alone should be a red flag to not draft him, especially in the 3rd.

    I think he wanted Allen and was left scrambling after the Colts got greedy and drafted 2 TEs early like that.
     
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    Hilarious that the rest of the team thinks that low of him
     
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    The scary thing about this is that Egnew has been widely rumored to be a Philbin pick, not an Ireland pick. This doesn't engender confidence in the notion that Philbin will be advising Ireland on the draft.
     
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    Good. I hope he gets cut. There are more Egnew threads on this board than threads about any of our starters.

    Every year this fanbase becomes obsessed with one lame-excuse for a player.

    I saw everything I needed to see from that guy on hard knocks when he was practically crying during film study. He's not mentally tough enough for this game.
     
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    For this guy to be drafted where he was selected means our scouting department has some serious personnel problems.
    It was rumored that this guy was a Philbin pick..I have a hard time believing it because it falls under Ireland track history in the 2-4 rounds.
    He just can't pick the gold from the fool's gold.
    Man..the players comments if true...the guy is done in the NFL. Another bobby Carpenter.
     
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    Is the guy REALLY that bad?
     
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    Mike Sherman "If I were a General Manager I would cut you" Hardknocks... All I had to hear
     
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    Ireland really struggles evaluating the skill positions, its the reason I'm not very confident heading into the offseason with this team.
     
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    i'm thinking it's reshad jones that called him the p word...ha ha

    tell em reshad
     
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    unacceptable. you can't miss this bad in the 3rd round. 3rd rounders need to contribute in some sort of way.
     
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    what a waste of talent!! the guy could of been a beast
     
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    Hello Jared Cook and Eifert/Ertz.
     
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    Hasn't it been said time and time again that Egnew was a Philbin pick? Maybe it's time to listen to the sources and believe what we're told. Makes sense considering how bad Ireland wanted Hilton from the Colts in that Vontae trade. I guess we won't know until Ireland is eventually fired, but either way if that was a Philbin pick I wouldn't let him make another pick in 2013. Terrible pick from whoever ultimately decided he was worthy.
     
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    We had 2 chances to get TY Hilton in the third round. I'm still steamed over that one.
     
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    Morons running this team.
     
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    **** if a teammate calls me a pu$$y id cut myself from the team.
     
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    If he was a Philbin pick, I doubt Joe is the least bit proprietorial or precious about cutting him.

    That's assuming things are as Mando is reporting them. They've cut other players pretty mercilessly. I'm surprised Egnew is as bad as he's being made out and he's still in camp, esp with the TE coach we have and an unsentimental HC and OC.

    But if it's true more than one of his teammates are calling him a p***y, the writing is on the wall.
     
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    I've never seen so much over reaction in my life. Every year NFL network airs a show on greatest busts. There are plenty of "blue chip" players taken in the top 5 that bust as well as every other round.
    Everyone knows the draft is a bit of a gamble. Fact is, Egnew, has all the measurables (ht, speed) and the team had a need. They were wrong in their projection of him. End of story. Time to move on.
     
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    People make bad draft choices it happens with every GM and coach that has ever had a job. Sometimes you just miss, it happens. To say if he picked Egnew he should have no infulence in the future is stupid.


    Apparantly Joe felt he badly needed a TE for his offense and on draft day pushed for one with that pick. I suspect everyone panicked when the Colts decided to take two tight ends and they just took the well regarded by most "experts" Egnew wrongly believing it to be a safe pick.

    The consesnus at the time (not with Hoops lol) was that egnew was a good pick.
     
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    I was just making a point. If Ireland can get bashed for him not hitting on all his picks than why isn't anyone holding Philbin accountable for making quite possibly the worst pick in the draft? Not defending Ireland because he's playing with bonus time right now and should have been gone with Sparano.
     
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    I have a hard time believing a player is going to refer to a teammate by name and refer to him like that. So a draft pick doesn't make it onto the field his first year. Its not he first time that has occurred. If Egnew doesn't make the cut then of course that is another wasted pick. Disappointing but that class still has the potential to be a nice draft.
     
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    I really hope you mean our worst pick because Egnew certainly wasnt the worst pick in the draft. It didnt work out this season but on draft day Egnew was a solid third round TE in most peoples eyes.
     
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    The problem here is that when you have been mediocre for as long as the Dolphins have been you don't have the luxury of being able to miss on your second and third round picks. The sustained mediocrity means that you have a large number of starters on your team who are not getting the job done and need to be upgraded. So first round picks must be able to contribute immediately as starters in key positions. Second and third round picks must also contribute immediately as starters. Every time you miss you compound and extend the mediocrity.
     
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    Obviously our worst pick. No one should care what other teams do or don't do with their picks. This is about the Miami Dolphins and the mistakes they have made. Like the pick or not, on draft day there were far better prospects at other positions of need, WR is just one example, and we failed miserably.
     
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    That's crazy to think Egnew could be so bad that they're ready to cut the guy after 1 season! Les Brown sounds like he was a better option that's unbelievable.
     

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