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NFL offseason winners, losers, and awards

Discussion in 'Miami Dolphins Forum' started by Colorado Dolfan, Jun 4, 2009.

  1. Colorado Dolfan

    Colorado Dolfan ...dirty drownin' man?

    Didn't see this posted... Some props for the 'Phins:

  2. rafael

    rafael Well-Known Member

    Apr 6, 2008
    I would add the Wake signing to the list but otherwise I agree that it was a very good, under-the-radar offseason.
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  3. the 23rd

    the 23rd a.k.a. Rio

    Apr 20, 2009
    Tampa Area
    wake should be on that list

    GARDENHEAD Season Ticket Holder Club Member

    May 7, 2008
    New Orleans
    I hope Wake delivers on all your expectations.
  5. the 23rd

    the 23rd a.k.a. Rio

    Apr 20, 2009
    Tampa Area
    everything @ this point is expectation & speculation
    the truth resides on the playing field:yes:

    got to play the game:up:
  6. Mile High Fin

    Mile High Fin New Member

    Nov 24, 2008
    Fort Collins, CO
    Nice that they notice this....
  7. rafael

    rafael Well-Known Member

    Apr 6, 2008
    I actually don't expect huge production from Wake this year. I do expect big production from Porter, Roth and JT. Usually pass rushers, even HOFs take that first season to adjust. If Wake gets 4 sacks he will have had a phenomenal year. I do have expectations that Wake will be a beast going forward though.

    I'm expecting about 12 sacks from Porter, 8 - 12 from JT and 5 - 6 from Roth. I'm guessing that JT and Roth will kind of split duties with JT getting the bulk of the passing downs. Actually, I think JT and Wake will rotate in for both Porter and Roth but JT will get the bulk of the action.

    Overall I'd like to see:
    LB: 30 - 33 sacks
    DL: 10 - 12 sacks
    DB: 5 - 6 sacks

    That would give us 45 - 51 sacks for the season which would have ranked us in the top 5 last year (somewhere between 2nd and tied for 4th). I think we have a front seven that's capable of that. I see this area along with the WRs and running game (improved OL) as the three areas with the greatest potential for improvement.
  8. pennphinfan

    pennphinfan Stelin Canez Arcade Scorz

    Dec 13, 2007
    Los Angeles
    unless they change NFL to american idol style...

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    To vote for the Dolphins, call or text "vote" to 1-800-VOTE-MIA
    To vote for the Patriots, call or text "vote" to 1-800-VOTE-NWE

    Hurry! The lines will only be open for 60 minutes! Limit of 5 votes per person. Standard call and texting rates apply.
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  9. PhinsRock

    PhinsRock Premium Member Luxury Box

    Means NADA, we have to play the games. I realize we're all starving for anything we can sink our teeth into this time of year, but none of this means a thing unless we win games.

    Decent article though, and yes, they should have included Cam Wake.
  10. Frumundah Finnatic

    Frumundah Finnatic U Mad Miami?

    Dec 2, 2007
    Miami FL
    I would rather have the media hate us.
  11. phineas64

    phineas64 Season Ticket Holder

    Most of'em love the Patsies, same thing...
  12. the 23rd

    the 23rd a.k.a. Rio

    Apr 20, 2009
    Tampa Area
    there will be blood!:yes:
  13. AquaBlitz

    AquaBlitz Active Member

    Dec 20, 2007
    I've watched Wake play in person, up close at Argonaut games and this guy is an absolute monster. It isn't easy to sack quarterbacks in the CFL with the wider field and wide receivers getting 10-15 yard head starts so passes are sent quicker. But this guy made it look easy, he took on two and sometimes three blockers and still hit the quarterback. The Tuna has seen something in him that 15+ other NFL teams have, potential. I don't expect him to make a big contribution this season, but after a year in the league getting used to it again I can see Wake having a solid season in 2010.
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  14. B.Sebo

    B.Sebo TV Mastermind

    Dec 16, 2007
    West Arkansas
    I just dont get the Patriots having great moves by bringing in Leigh Bodden and a bunch of over the hill players.

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