Originally written on The Sports Gag  |  Last updated 10/19/14

MIAMI - 2009: Jeff Ireland of the Miami Dolphins poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in Miami, Florida. (Photo by NFL Photos)
I think Andrew Miller of CincyJungle.com had it right. Jeff Ireland is like that dick that buys every property he lands on in Monopoly when you’ve only hit Railroads on your first few rolls — Andrew Miller (@AndrewFoxMiller) March 13, 2013 The Dolphins made a big splash in the opening day of 2013 NFL free agency. Ireland and crew picked up a number of big money names such as wide receiver Mike Wallace and linebackers Dannell Ellerbe and Phillip Wheeler. They have potentially tied up $126 million in those three players over the next 5 to 6 years. At least $51 guaranteed. That’s big talk with the wallet, Jeff. It really does seem like he’s just buying up everything he can. He’s more or less an employee who knows he’ll be getting fired trying really hard to do over the top work to keep his job. The Dolphins have let players like Jake Long, Karlos Dansby, Kevin Burnett, and Reggie Bush walk. They may not have fit, and they may not produce any better wherever they go. However, at the e...
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