Fullback(s)

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  1. jhortondj2

    jhortondj2 Well-Known Member Donator

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    Do you think we carry 2 fullbacks on the roster this year with Cory and Reagan Splitting duty, or will Cam cut one to finalize the roster.
    Any history that might be telling, since this is the first time he'll be making those decisions?
     
  2. Mindwarp

    Mindwarp Captain Caveman Hammered

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    well we have 3 now don't we?

    Cory
    Reagan and
    Kyle Eckel?
     
  3. roth98

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    I don't know, but I hope we keep the juggernaut!!! LOL!!!
     
  4. DolfanDaveInATX

    DolfanDaveInATX A True Fan

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    I think we will carry two FBs -- Schlesinger and Mauai. Kyle Eckel is a Saban guy.
     
  5. miami234ever

    miami234ever DenverCheesesteak

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    I think we might get surprised again this year and cut Cory (Beasley) and keep just Reagan (Barnes) just like last year.
     
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    i owudlnt be surprised cuz u dont groom FB's loll.
     
  7. WestCKoastiN

    WestCKoastiN Doogie Howser

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    Im all for Reagen he will be doing big things for us.
     
  8. NYFINNER

    NYFINNER Fins are my crack!

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    Eckel was Navy's TB, who tore it up. I saw him twice (from the sideline) and against Army his Sr year he ran for 170 something yards. He's a shoulder down power runner, but I don't know about his lead blocking abilities. He reminds me of that guy who tore it up against us (an Ex-Fin & another FB, what was his name again, oh yeah, Heath Evans). I really hope he makes the squad w/Cory. Brown, Booker, Williams, Cory & Eckel could be a force to reckon with.
     
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    If we're lucky Eckel can slip to the practice squad.
     
  10. Silverphin

    Silverphin Chairman of the 'Owned! Awards' Commitee

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    We will carry two fullbacks.

    Dolphins | Mauia being groomed for the future
    Sun, 29 Apr 2007 21:37:04 -0700
    Keven Lerner, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins rookie FB Reagan Mauia will be groomed to be the team's long-term option at the fullback position. He'll serve as a backup during 2007.
     
  11. miami234ever

    miami234ever DenverCheesesteak

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    So they'll both make the roster next year. That's cool. Good research Silverphin.
     
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    fullback postion is probably the most simple postion
    i play that and i think that juggernot can pick it up
    dont compare him barnes (sucked)

    last year was very suprising when we cut beasly so dont be surprised if cory is cut
     
  13. jhortondj2

    jhortondj2 Well-Known Member Donator

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    Exactly what I was hoping to hear, sure hope that fire he exhibits catches on with everyone. I think it would be great to see his enthusiasm mirrored. Thanks for the research!!!
     
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    Elliott 1 Banned Hammered

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    Mauia will be kept on the practice squad unless he turns out to be a ST's juggernaut.
     
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    no way, Mauia is our long-term answer. i love bringing the Samoans here...its gonna be fun in Miami. Eventually Muaia will be fullback, Satele and Tesra on the OL...Soliai on the DL.

    i doubt Cory gets cut, he is Cory Schlesinger...a real good fullback. if anyone gets cut, its probably Eckel.
     
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    zonk4ever A True Fan

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    Eckel was Navy's TB, who tore it up. I saw him twice (from the sideline) and against Army his Sr year he ran for 170 something yards. He's a shoulder down power runner, but I don't know about his lead blocking abilities. He reminds me of that guy who tore it up against us (an Ex-Fin & another FB, what was his name again, oh yeah, Heath Evans). I really hope he makes the squad w/Cory. Brown, Booker, Williams, Cory & Eckel could be a force to reckon with.

    Good analysis of Eckel! I think it's too early to call on the fullbacks. I'm sorry but even at 35, Schlesinger had the minicamp's best body award. Eckel is not far behind. Both guys looked quick in their movements. Mauia looked slower than Eckel and Schlesinger. But to his defense, he's so short and massive, it's hard for a guy like that to even look quick. The true test will be in pads.
    When they start layin' the wood on!!!
     
  17. Silverphin

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    Somehow, I think putting Mauia on the practice squad would be a risky move. And that's IF he passes waivers.
     
  18. Aussiefinfan54

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    i hope we keep eckel and schlesinger. eckel is a top runner and schlesinger is schlesinger, i suppose we will just have to see how that huge mammoth can play and if he has the speed to play for us at full back with that size.
     
  19. utahphinsfan

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    one for the gipper?

    If the trend holds true of Cam & Randy dumping those of questionable character especially if they were acquired by *ick sa*an then it would not surprise me to see Eckel be waived.

    I love thought of Mauia leading the way for Brown on the goal line.... just think of it as Ronnie & Reagan in the backfield.
     
  20. josekareh

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    IMO Mauai will eventually end up being a TE this season.... Since he has great hands, blocks very well and has a whole lot of speed..
     
  21. IRONCORP

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    1st FB sure will be Corey

    2 wuld be mauia or Eckel,the competence is very close

    but mauia could enventually be TE
     
  22. jhortondj2

    jhortondj2 Well-Known Member Donator

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    Too short for tight end duty (Mauia), but we could keep all three FBs if Ricky doesn't make it past Goodell. Otherwise, I think Eckels goes to practice squad (most likely to not get Claimed).
     
  23. bigbade

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    No way we cut Cory this guy will teach Mauia how to be the all around FB that he is
     

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