Found October 12, 2011 on
There was a point in practice last week, during the bye, where it was clear the Miami Dolphins players were still into it.
Jake Long had apparently done something to Marvin Mitchell during an inside run drill repetition that got the backup linebacker so hot he not only went after Long, the team’s three-time Pro Bowl left tackle once, but twice.
At the conclusion of the first run to the left Mitchell needed to be restrained by defensive end Randy Starks. But he clearly didn’t cool down enough during his timeout because on his very next rep Mitchell, who produced a sack against the Chargers, made sure he ended up giving Long the business.
That exchange prompted fists to fly and created a pile up that featured offensive players versus the defense.
We usually can’t see what happens during those pile up but I do recall Richie Incognito, who was once labeled one of the NFL’s dirtiest players, walking away from the pile with his hands in the air.
I’m told practices were spirited last week ...
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