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Fins sign G Jeff Braun

Discussion in 'Miami Dolphins Forum' started by Den54, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. Den54

    Den54 Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    By Chris Perkins

    1:33 p.m. EDT, August 3, 2013

    The Dolphins signed guard Jeff Braun and waived/injured guard Brian Thomas on Saturday.

    Braun, a 6-4, 309-pound undrafted rookie from West Virginia who wasn’t invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, was signed by Baltimore on May 4 and cut five days later.

    He has strength. He bench-pressed 225 pounds 29 times at West Virginia’s Pro Day. But Braun admitted the knock on him is athleticism, and that could be a problem in the Dolphins’ zone blocking scheme.

    http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/...lease-g-brian-thomas-20130803,0,4175950.story
     
  2. Ohio Fanatic

    Ohio Fanatic 30 years and counting Club Member

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    Zzzzzzzz......sorry, just dying for the game to start
     
  3. MrClean

    MrClean Inglourious Basterd Club Member

    He is so good that no team signed him right after the draft. He has been a UDFA up til the time Miami signed him.
     
  4. Triggercut

    Triggercut Well-Known Member

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    he would be a threat to their starters
     
  5. Lee2000

    Lee2000 Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    From what I have heard he had some terrible numbers on the athletic side during his pro day. Poor leaping ability even for a OL, which shows lack of explosion in lower body. But you never know. I give any of the young guys the opportunity to at least show what they can. I am pulling for the young receivers and some of the young linemen, like Sam Brenner.
     
  6. padre31

    padre31 Premium Member Luxury Box

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    Jeffery Ryan Braun..hmm...did he pass his drug test?

    :shifty:
     
  7. MrClean

    MrClean Inglourious Basterd Club Member

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