Preseason is over the season starts next week. NOW your looking at receivers?

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  1. snake eyes

    snake eyes Well-Known Member

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    The entire world knew the minute we let Brandon Marshall go that we had NO receivers. So mini camps go by, training camp goes by, the entire preseason goes by and NOW Idiot Ireland gets serious about Receivers???? Yeah yeah, dont tell me about other teams releasing receivers and this is the time to get them. They are castoffs!!! Other teams garbage!!! How in the name of all that is Holy can this team be serious. The let good players leave and trade them and now a week before the season the light goes off in their heads. Doah! We have nobody for Tannehill to throw the ball too. Well looks like we need to go to the giant receiver tree and pick a few. F'ing Stupid man!!!!
     
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  2. miamifin12345

    miamifin12345 Active Member

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    hahahahahaa so true...
     
  3. phinatic1399

    phinatic1399 Diehard Phinatic!

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    typical of ireland to wait till the 11th hour to realize we need WR's, such a joke
     
  4. OyeDale305

    OyeDale305 MIA#1

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    Sad but true lol
     
  5. DisturbedShifty

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    While all true, I am still glad Marshall is gone.

    Forgive my spelling. This was sent from my phone.
     
  6. The Tannehills Have Eyes

    The Tannehills Have Eyes A True Fan

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    A little off topic but in madden 13 I had to give up a 2nd/7th and vontae davis for victor cruz because trading is hard as hell and I needed WRs even more lol. Also traded Long for Colts first rounder and signed a FA chad clifton to cover LT
     
  7. OyeDale305

    OyeDale305 MIA#1

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    you should run gm for the dolphins lol instead of this clown
     
  8. Strangeworld

    Strangeworld A True Fan

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    Jeff "late to the party" Ireland strikes again no?

    Dude always telegraphs his moves and is a day late/dollar short
     
  9. datruth55

    datruth55 Starter

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    Is there a prize for people who start threads that have already been started by someone else?
     
  10. BigNastyDB13

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    Exactly. Anyone with common sense knew we needed a WR the minute we traded Marshall for next to nothing. I mean Egnew and whatever scrub we get in the 3rd this year. Whats even more amazing than not signing a free agent WR or drafting one before the 6th round of the draft is that people actually disagree with you and are lame enough to give u a thumb down for ur post.
     
  11. Ray_Finkle#5

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    i see alot of "armchair gm" s calling a decision stupid, but offering no solutions, its not like Ireland can drive down to the Home Depot parking lot and Fitzgerald and Cruz type receivers are standing around yelling "trabajo! aqui!" where is the move? what receivers? ppl are talking like the lions GM called drunk and said "ill trade you jared odrick for calvin jhonson straight up!" and ireland hung up the phone. you know he shoped Marshall. 3rd was the best he could get. which should tell you the WR market is weak. NE made it to the super bowl with nominal recievers. fitzgerald watched the playoffs from kolbs couch
     
  12. MarshallFin1

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    we have the worst gm in football.
     
  13. Ray_Finkle#5

    Ray_Finkle#5 programme by the cia to punch fireman ed

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    B.t.w. who do we replace ierland with? i AM NOT advocating for Ierland or saying that he has done a good job but what is the alternative? wheres the stud GM we will replace him with. should we give a fellow fan the job (mabye the guy who started the "we want orton" chant) everyone holds his drafting against him like there is any ability to it more than throwing darts at the wall. i know everyone is better than him b/c they killed with their fantasy teams (easy to do when you are not spending millions) but what is a good GM in the NFL? anything more than someone who has gotten lucky with their picks. (remember Jimmy Jhonson had to be talked into drafting Emmett Smith. he wanted Junior Seau_)
     
  14. Tureo

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    In this scenario Home Depot was the draft. The draft was deep at WR and JI waited til the end of the draft to address or lack of talent at the position.
     
  15. Patrick_Bateman

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    Exactly. Its like the GAPING hole at WR didn't even occur to him except as an afterthought. That's the type of management that gets my blood boiling.
     
  16. ATL_PHIN_FAN

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    Every time someone makes that point I wonder if it ever occurred to them that it very well could be that Philbin told Ireland he didn't need top wide receivers to run this offense effectively. Therefore, Ireland waits until much later to address the need there. I know I've read several times that Philbin's priority preference for WR was low compared to other teams because of the offensive style we will run.

    Still, I personally would have wanted at least one dependable 1000 yd capable receiver on the roster. It could be they thought they had that with Chad Johnson. The fact that they let Johnson go, despite an obvious need there, should tell us more about what the priorities were for the organization as a whole. Not just Ireland's priorities.

    (Shrugs) I think we need to see how this offense runs in real games that count before we can really make judgements like these. We need to pay attention to what our offense is really trying to do in order to move the ball and to score points. Once we see what that is, try to estimate whether or not we have the right personnel in place to do that.

    Once we've done that, we can start making INFORMED JUDGEMENTS about things that appear mysterious to us. For me, the jury is still out on the situation and I have a 'wait and see' attitude. :ponder:
     
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  17. tazthenomad

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    Right... WR was our only need. We didn't need a QB?

    The draft is not home depot - it's more like Ebay with limited inventory. With what I know now I'd rather have Tannehill than any receiver we could have got because we'd have Moore throwing to him. I'm a fan of Moore's and thankful for what he did last year but he doesn't fit this system and wasn't our long term answer at QB.

    As bad as our WR situation is now I like having RT and waiting for a WR than waiting for a QB.
     
  18. tylerdolphin

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    No idea where this crazy theory that we dont need WRs because we run a WCO came from. Ive been seeing it floating around here ever since the Marshall trade and it gets more retarded every time I hear of it.
     
  19. tazthenomad

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    Great pair of posts.

    I'm with you. I am not a huge fan of Ireland but I don't see a lot of alternatives out there either. If we can't find something better and we just change him for an equivalent GM we lose - if for no other reason the loss of continuity in the organization.
     
  20. ticophin

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    Not everything can be fixed in one off-season, and not every pick, or pickup, is a hit...next offseason, with our 1st RD QB having 1 year´s worth of NFL Experience, we´re gonna load up, count on it!!
     
  21. ATL_PHIN_FAN

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    (Shrugs) Its not my theory, dude. I admit that I don't know what Philbin is trying to do with this personnel grouping. Do you?
     
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    Free agency and the draft featured a number of serviceable receivers.

    As for WRs not being valuable, consider that Marshall went for two 3rds even considering his extensive off the field history. And youre gonna have to fill me in on these recent teams making SBs with below average receivers. Last I can think of is the Seahawks.

    ---------- Post added at 10:14 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:12 AM ----------

    Not exactly. But I do know its going to be nothing resembling a good offense.
     
  23. BigNastyDB13

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    That's the cool thing about the draft, you get to pick more than one player. Nobody is saying we shouldnt have drafted Tannehill and instead should've taken a WR. What we're saying is...how about taking a WR in the 2nd round, 3rd round, hell 4th round. We waited until what the 6th, 7th round to take a WR? There's also this crazy thing called Free Agency. Pretty sure there were some WR's capable of out-producing the likes of Naanee. Then again I wouldnt expect a Dolphins fan to realize we can indeed sign free agents because when players know your organization is clueless they tend not to sign with you. But at the end of the day money talks and apparently we didnt try too hard to replace our only weapon in the passing game and that QB you're so thankful for is the one who's going to suffer. But hey, we have a turnstile of a RT we picked up in the 2nd round. He'll help Tannehill MUCH more than a decent WR would've. End sarcasm
     
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    I'm still thrilled that we took Michael Egnew over TY Hilton, a kid who played college ball right here in Miami.

    I think the best part is that Ireland then went and tried to get the Colts to trade us Hilton as part of the Vontae trade.

    :driveby:
     
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    Bingo!
     
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    So we end up with:

    Davone Bess- a starter we already had
    Hartline- a starter we already had
    Matthews- a guy we drafted
    Naanee- a guy we got in offseason
    Armstrong- the one guy we just picked up now but have been in trade negotiations for james jones

    This thread is referring to one guy who is our fifth WR right now.

    Do I like Naanee. absolutely not! but to suggest we are looking for our WR's now is a bit rediculous.
     
  27. jason_taylor

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    carl peterson= enough said.
     
  28. Miamifinz

    Miamifinz Philbin is an idiot Donator

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    Jeff Ireland foolishly believes wideout is not a priority. That's just his outdated mindset.
     
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    I agree everything cannot be e fixed at once but we did not addresss receiver until the sixth round
     
  30. Miamifinz

    Miamifinz Philbin is an idiot Donator

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    This. There weren't many great wideouts in the middle rounds, yet we continued to get defensive linemen and linebackers.
     
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    Ginger power!
     
  32. mdolfan27

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    screw it i say cut the receiving corp and get ppl out of FA. who cares how old they are lets get T.O., Plax, Stallworth, Gaffney we got nothing to lose that receiving corp sounds 1000% better than what we have now

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    and while were at it why not get winslow lets bring em all in
     
  33. CalDolFan10x14

    CalDolFan10x14 Your QB for the next 10 years. Finheaven VIP Donator

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    Let me ask you this Md...do you really think it's helpful to bring in a TO in here when we're trying to develop a young QB for future success? I'm sure as hell Ryan doesn't need Terrell barking in his face every series when he doesn't happen to look his way.
     

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