Found August 09, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
BY NICK ST. DENISDustin Keller has one year to prove his worth with the Miami Dolphins. He's trying to earn it both in and out of action.The former New York Jets tight end, who opted for a single-season deal with the Dolphins to up his stock, has taken the field alongside maligned returner Michael Egnew and rookie Dion Sims, who are battling for the No. 2 spot on the depth chart.While Keller is honing his own craft, he's trying to help along the youngsters."One thing I try to do is accelerate their learning," Keller told Max Strauss of ProInterviews.com. Things that normally would take a year of ups-and-downs of learning. If I see it right then and there, I’ll let them know about how I would do it, and I let them know how I see it."Keller has the experience and the credibility. He made an immediate impact as a rookie catching passes from Brett Favre and was Mark Sanchez's go-to target the next three years. The normally-healthy Keller, however, caught the i...
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