Road to Dolphins cleared for Reggie Nelson

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  1. FinAtic8480

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    http://miamiherald.typepad.com/dolp...ad-to-dolphins-cleared-for-reggie-nelson.html
     
  2. ckparrothead

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    Does seem like a good line of speculation. We've talked about this before.

    The one thing is Armando is making an assumption about Reggie when he says he'd be ready to make all the secondary calls. Kevin Coyle kept having Chris Crocker start in the secondary and I wonder if Coyle entrusted the secondary calls to him rather than Reggie Nelson. Reggie never had a reputation for being the sharpest knife in the drawer.
     
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    Nice...would be a good signing.
     

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    tells me all i need to know if the bengals franchised a kicker over a free safety...all i need to know...
     
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    He is the Egg McMuffin of Safetys
     
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    And what might that be? That Nelson sucks?

    Or maybe that a dependable kicker isn't that easy to come by and more importantly, the price of tagging a kicker is only 2.6 million?
     
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    Can he be worse than Jones or Clemons?
     
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    I love an analogies as much as the next guy but what does this even mean? lol.

    You're saying he is the tasty breakfast sammich that goes perfect with a steaming hot cup of coffee?
     
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    You have not seen the commericals? New Ad campaing for Mcdonalds..plus Kirtsy is fat.
     
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    i think its fair to say that if cinci viewed nelson as being on this major uptick as a player and someone to build around in the secondary they wouldn't be franchising a kicker instead of him...especially given the tag # for one year on a safety isn't rediculous...but i think its also possible that maybe cinci feels like they can get nelson signed so they decided to use the tag on something else...

    frankly i think the guys very average...he'll shirk contact and i don't think he's the most heady or intelligent guy back there...but coyle may like him so we'll see

    i still think though if they let you hit free agency when your young and in your prime and tag a kicker instead they're not all that warm and fuzzy about you as a player

    i don't look at this personally as a outright upgrade i tell ya that much...
     
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    No I haven't lol. I would thank this post but the button seems to have disappeared which means Wild William is doing something behind the scenes lol.
     
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    I think hoops is right, here.

    The franchise tag for a safety is real low, and kickers are a pretty fungible commodity. If the Bengals have decided to franchise tag their kicker and not their starting free safety, that DOES say what they think about him.
     
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    Him and Manning and I'd be happy with our FA this year lol
     
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    I'd do it. Nelson may not be great shakes, but FS is just one of those positions where there is a dearth of talent. Heck, Miami hasn't been that good back there since Brock Marion.
     
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    I was actually hoping Michael Griffin made it to FA with Nelson as a backup plan but that's all shot to **** now. I guess Nelson might be the best FA option available at FS assuming you go that route.

     
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    Pass. Use our 2nd rd pick on Harrison Smith instead. Cheaper with better upside.
     
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    Don't kill the messenger here, BUT, a fun fact here.

    In the latest Madden roster updates,

    Nelson, Clemons, and Reshad Jones are all 3 rated as 75
     
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    Reggie Nelson = :puke:
     
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    Not killing you I play myself but seriously. Don't trust EA and their ratings at all. Also did you know EA likes to make a linebacker your long snapper in Madden 12? Just trying to show you how much to trust a game company vs reality.

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    Oh I know. I really think Nelson is a much better safety than either Jones or Clemons. Although our Clemons seemed capable of lining everyone up.
     
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    wasn't there talk about Sean Smith possibly moving to FS? While we are also in the market for CB's in the draft/fa?
     
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    Reggie Nelson is a natural centerfielder type safety. He has played that way since his time at Florida. Is he smart enough to make all of the calls... i doubt it. But it would be great to have someone back there that can run. To be honest, i'll be happy with any safety that can play coverage...

    My standards for the position have gone down the pisser...
     
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    Laron Landry might be nice.
     
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    Any competition at that position would be nice but it makes to much sense so it probally wont happen. I can see us going after somebodies franchised kicker.
     
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    What's his recent & new salary-range expectations ... that's the BIG question. Can anyone project what his play might command?

    Yeah, we need Safety help ... but the values must be realistic & fit on our Cap big-picture.
     
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    Man we shoulda just took Earl Thomas in 2010 and not be having this dilemma right now.

    Meh at Reggie Nelson and Michael Griffin to be honest (though he was franchised) . . . Hell I'd rather roll with Culver/Clemmons before overpaying for a FS that isn't much of an upgrade.

    I could see Nelson coming here tho with the Coyle connection.
     
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    hahaha I was totally lost on this one too.
     
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    lmfao
     
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