Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 6/10/13

MIAMI - 2009: Jeff Ireland of the Miami Dolphins poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in Miami, Florida. (Photo by NFL Photos)
Jeff Ireland can be a sweet talker.A cloud threatened to block the South Florida sun, as it appeared second-year safety Reshad Jones may hold out due to his unhappiness over the front office’s silence regarding a new contract for the fifth-rounder.  But according to the Miami Herald’s Armando Salguero, the Dolphins GM was able to convince Jones to show up for OTAs with the promise of fresh negotiations at some point in the future.  Ireland was able to convince Jones’ camp he’s listening without immediately caving.  It’s a fine line to walk – and an important one, as Jones’ emerging talent will be critical in cementing the Dolphins’ defensive backfield.Michael Egnew may have gotten the message.Of all the stories on last summer’s “Hard Knocks,” Egnew’s was perhaps the hardest to watch.  A regular whipping boy for the coaching staff, Egnew was lost throughout training camp and didn’t even appear in a game until Dec. 23 of last year – unacceptable for a third-rounder.  With the si
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