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The Miami Dolphins, regardless of Lamar Miller, should draft Eddie Lacy of Alabama 12th overall. Now before you light up the comment board and shake your head at this evaluation; take some time to think about what this draft for the Dolphins is going to symbolize years down the line. Five picks in the first three rounds and the Dolphins have a draft class to make those picks into a franchise turnaround roster... Read more
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  • Absolutely! The guy is an animal!! Takes 3-4 Gus to bring him down!

Miami Dolphins Place Franchise Tag on Randy Starks

The Miami Dolphins have placed the franchise tag on Randy Starks, according to Jason La Canfora. This move comes as no surprise as reports surfaced yesterday that the Dolphins were already planning... Come here for the best Miami Dolphins blog on the web. We have all of the most up to date new and opinions on the Dolphins organization for its fans.

It’s official: Randy Starks has been tagged by Dolphins

As we said earlier today, the Dolphins were very likely going to franchise Randy Starks.  Well, moments ago, the Dolphins made it official when they officially placed the franchise tag on Randy Starks. Photo Courtesy of Starks will earn about $8.4 million in 2013 and will return to the ‘teeth’ of the Dolphins defense.  It is not ideal for the Dolphins to use $8...

Randy Starks wants more than franchise tag

Randy Starks is in line to earn 8.5 million this season. He might not be too excited about it. Starks, apparently in reference to learning he would have the franchise tag pegged on him by the Miami Dolphins, tweeted on Sunday, "I want to be a dolphin!!! Not just for one more year. The Dolphins are expected Monday to place the one-year tender on the defensive tackle. Several...

Jake Long wants $11 million per year

As free agency approaches, the Miami Dolphins just received another reminder that if they want to keep left tackle Jake Long, there's a number he has in mind.'s Ian Rapoport says Long has indicated that he's looking for $11 million per season in his next contract, according to a team source.

Dolphins rumors: Jake Long seeking $11 million annually

The market for Miami Dolphins free agent offensive lineman Jake Long is yet to be determined, but it’s clear that the former top pick wants to continue to be paid like one of the top performers at his position. Long has indicated that he’s seeking a long-term contract with an average annual salary of $11 million, according to Ian Rapoport of . @profootballtalk reports...

LaCanfora: Dolphins expected to tag Randy Starks

The Miami Dolphins have a few hours left to decide whether or not they will use their franchise tag on one of their own soon-to-be free agents.  Some have speculated that Jake Long or Sean Smith might get ‘tagged’.  However, Long’s salary would be over $15 million for 2013 and Smith’s would be over $10 million.  That’s too much for either of those 2 players.  Long is...

Dolphins place the franchise tag on Randy Starks

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Miami Dolphins have placed the franchise tag on defensive tackle Randy Starks. The Dolphins have franchised DL Randy Starks, as expected. — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 4, 2013 Starks didn’t want to play under the tag, but he unfortunately doesn’t have a choice. Now that Starks has been tagged, Jake Long, Brian Hartline...

Jake Long’s price tag places him out of Dolphins plans

Jake Long is unlikely to return to the Miami Dolphins next season. Long is reportedly asking for $11 million a year in his next contract. Long’s demands are well short of what the Dolphins are said to be offering. Miami is said to be offering the tackle between $6 and $7 million, roughly $4 million short of Long’s demands. Couple that with Long’s disappointing season and a...

Dolphins reportedly expected to tag Randy Starks

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Miami Dolphins aren’t expected to place the franchise tag on left tackle Jake Long. The Dolphins are instead expected to tag defensive tackle Randy Starks, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. The Dolphins will use the tag to protect an asset. Barring striking a long-term deal with Starks before the deadline, he is in line to get...

Dolphins News: Randy Starks gets franchise tag

At the combine, the word was that the Miami Dolphins would use the franchise tag on somebody.  Generally speaking, it was believed to be on Jake Long, but the continued lack of contract negotiation on that front may lead to Long's departure, and his franchise number would have been too high in any case.   Instead, the franchise tag has gone to defensive tackle Randy Starks...

Dolphins' youth 'by design' mapped for coming years

Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland said his team will continue to get younger this year "by design."And because of that 'design,' adding young talent over the next few offseasons will be not only a pressing need, but it'll be a necessity in order for Miami to field a team. As Ben Volin of the Palm Beach Post points out, the Dolphins have an NFL-low...

Johnny Football: Manziel Case Displays NCAA Hypocrisy

By now, it is common knowledge that Johnny Manziel, Heisman Trophy winning quarterback from Texas A&M, won a lawsuit seeking damages for the use of the phrase ‘Johnny Football.’So, while the soon-to-be redshirt sophomore from Kerrville, Texas may have a legal right to the aforementioned phrase (he actually trademarked it), his courtroom victory opens another proverbial ...
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