An inside look at why it went wrong for Dion Jordan in Miami

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  1. uk_dolfan

    uk_dolfan Founder of the FH Adam Gase fan club Moderator Finheaven VIP Donator

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    https://www.si.com/nfl/2017/12/28/dion-jordan-seahawks-comeback-2013-draft-drug-alchohol-suspension


    An interesting look at exactly why it went wrong for Jordan in Miami and how the team (Steve Ross in particular) tried to help him. I considered putting this in the NFL forum and it could still end up there.... but I thought this was an interesting look, from those who knew him best at just why it all went to **** for him here.








    The story also talks about how he went back to drinking after he came back to the Dolphins sober and had to go on IR.


    I really thought Dion Jordan was going to be our Von Miller, sadly it was more like Ryan Leaf. This story is not fun to read.
     
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    What went wrong was that we drafted him in the first place. His best position would have been as an OLB on a 3-4 defense which we didn't not use but not only did we draft him, we gave them a 2nd round pick to move up because ireland wanted to make a splash

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    Wow.......never realize this kid was going through such hell, I'm glad to see he has gotten his life pointed in the right direction......good luck to him.
     
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    said this a gazillion times...I guess his lack of effort and off the field issues were a huge part of his downfall here....although I do not like the Seahawks, I enjoy watching him play on D...he already has 3 or 4 sacks in under 10 games played...cant deny his athletic ability...he needed to get out of town to get set straight
     
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    IMO Jordan never seemed like he wanted to be here. I feel he made a couple million here for partying and got out of having to play for us and got to go to a team he wanted. I think Michael Jordan wrote an article one time about paying athletes before they earn it.
     
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    I think the article shows there were rather larger issues than a position change
     
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    You beat me to it....
     
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    Interesting read. Glad the kid is finally getting the help he needs. Kudos to Ross for trying and showing compassion for him.
     
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    Of course there were. The guy was a addicted and that's never a good thing. He never cared because he was very immature. He just didn't care and ireland didn't see that but yet he didn't want Dez Bryant. I'm glad he's putting his life in order but anyway you look at the situation, he's was the wrong pick to make

    Ozzy rules!!
     
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    You mean he's finally accepting the help he needs? The team tried to help him but he turned the other way and that's all on him

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    I'm sure he'll be an all pro some place else....
     
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    He finally grow up is all.
     
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    Sure would've been nice to have Ansah's production all these years since the wanted a 6'6" 270 lb DE
     
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    No, actually, I mean exactly what I said, and I don't enjoy arguing semantics, and the pettiness of it.
     
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    No discipline and an overrated talent, good riddance
     
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    Jordan was not going to play for any NFL franchise outside THE GREAT NORTHWEST!!! He was homesick.
     
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    If he was homesick it would seem la Arizona would make more sense since he is from PHX area. Glad he is their problem now
     
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    It's a shame Cleveland didn't draft him. He would have fit in well w/ Manziel and Gordon.
     
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    At least when Gordan played he was a stud
     

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