Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 8/22/12
DAVIE, Fla. Entering Tuesday, John Jerry was a pretty obscure guy. Perhaps his biggest claim to fame was for three straight Ole Miss training camps having shared a dorm room with Michael Oher, the Baltimore Ravens tackle whose life story was made into the movie The Blind Side. Now, Jerry is getting some national media attention himself. And it hasnt been pretty. With Part Three of HBOs Hard Knocks show on the Miami Dolphins having aired Tuesday night, Jerry is now known as that fat Dolphins offensive lineman who was throwing up. Jerry, while said to be 30 pounds overweight at 360, is trashed in the show by Dolphins coaches. Offensive coordinator Mike Sherman calls him a player descending fast. Offensive line coach Jim Turner calls him unreliable and shows a tape of Jerry that he calls a catastrophy. It must be said the show does depict Jerry playing much better in a preseason game last Friday at Carolina. Still, theres far more time spent on the bad about Jerry than the good. ...
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