The Dolphins got back to work today and now set their sights on another division rival, the New England Patriots.
The team did waive linebacker Erik Walden and signed defensive lineman Robert Rose. Rose, had previously been with the team for a quick look.
Jesse Agler joined me for Finsiders TV to talk about today’s player transaction, also the status of some player injuries, and what fans at a sold-out Sun Life Stadium can expect from Tom Brady and the Patriots.
Today on the Finsiders radio show, Jesse Agler and myself will be joined by co-hosts Armando Salguero from the Miami Herald and former Dolphins running back Troy Stradford. At the top of today’s show we will speak to Dolphins linebacker Erik Walden, and at 6:30 we will chat with Rich Cimini from ESPN NY.
Listen today and every weekday from 5pm-7pm on 940 WINZ or THEFINSIDERS.COM.
Coach Tony Sparano met with the media today as the Fins are officially in Minnesota-mode. With the day off yesterday, the team returned to practice today, and afterwards, the coach was asked about a variety of topics. When addressing the Vikings’ run defense, Sparano said that their unit is one of the best he’s seen “in a long time” but that you still have to run the ball and play to your own strengths.
Today the Miami Dolphins announced that they have terminated the contract of two players, waived 18 others, and acquired versatile offensive lineman Pat McQuistan from the Cowboys for an undisclosed draft pick.
There are some definite surprises here, starting with the fact that TE David Martin, re-signed midway through training camp, has had his contract terminated. The team can, of course, bring him back early in the regular season, which could change the amount of guaranteed money that he is owed.
Well training camp has finally arrived and by now you get the idea: we’re counting down the Dolphins roster from the very highest number to the very lowest. Today’s entry focuses on the players who wear a uniform number in the 50’s, which means we get to know some more linebackers…
#59 J.D. Folsom: A seventh round pick of the Dolphins in 2009, Folsom bounced on and off the practice squad last year and was dressed for two games in the regular season including the season finale against the Steelers.