Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 6/11/12
This is just a one year signing for minimal money, but I don’t like it. The Dolphins aren’t going to compete this year either way so all Ochocinco is going to do is take reps away from all of their young receivers, who need experience and a chance to prove what they can do for 2013 and beyond. I know the Dolphins have a rookie quarterback in Ryan Tannehill and they need to do everything to make sure he can succeed right away, but I don’t think Ochocinco has anything left. Wide receivers tend to fall off a cliff around age 33-34 and Ochocinco is currently 34 and had an awful year last year with the Patriots. Besides, this move will hurt him long term because their young receivers won’t get a chance to prove themselves and that’s what’s more important. Tannehill might not even start this season as the starter. They drafted him with 2013 and beyond in mind, yet they made this move with 2012 and nothing else in mind. I don’t get it. Did they make this move to steal secrets about New Eng...
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