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(ThePostGame)   Having been shunned by nearly every free agent in the NFL, the Miami Dolphins sign an accountant to play tight end   (thepostgame.com) divider line 35
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2012-04-19 07:49:54 PM
Obviously an effort by the Dolphins to carry their losses forward
 
2012-04-19 08:19:52 PM
Nice story and all, but we shall see when he gets mixed in with the beasts.
 
2012-04-19 09:24:21 PM
I seem to recall that one of the superstar tight ends for the 49ers back in the 80s was an accountant.

*reads*

Oh. Sorry. A doctor.
 
2012-04-19 09:29:25 PM
Tight end? Of course you should sign an accountant!
 
2012-04-19 09:44:09 PM
I thought this was bad satire. But it's not.

We need someone to photoshop the dolphin facepalming itself. Like the Redskins logo.
 
2012-04-19 11:54:16 PM
A cracker with a 39" vertical. Impressive
 
2012-04-19 11:56:24 PM
Well, he did previously work for Huntsman Gay Global Capital, so tight end sounds like the obvious position
 
2012-04-19 11:57:57 PM

Alkoholiker: A cracker with a 39" vertical. Impressive


Hey! That is our word and you got no right using it!
 
2012-04-20 12:10:24 AM

basemetal: Nice story and all, but we shall see when he gets mixed in with the beasts.


Obviously basketball players are terrible tight ends. Just ask Gates.
 
2012-04-20 12:18:38 AM

davidphogan: basemetal: Nice story and all, but we shall see when he gets mixed in with the beasts.

Obviously basketball players are terrible tight ends. Just ask Gates.


or Jimmy Graham
 
2012-04-20 12:19:44 AM
Sign an accountant to play football...That'll put asses in the seats
 
2012-04-20 12:24:20 AM

Nadie_AZ: I seem to recall that one of the superstar tight ends for the 49ers back in the 80s was an accountant.

*reads*

Oh. Sorry. A doctor.


Dr. John Frank, the pride and joy of The Ohio State University.
 
2012-04-20 12:56:49 AM

Igor Jakovsky: davidphogan: basemetal: Nice story and all, but we shall see when he gets mixed in with the beasts.

Obviously basketball players are terrible tight ends. Just ask Gates.

or Jimmy Graham


Or Tony Gonzalez, but those guys all played D1 hoops. This guy played at a D3 school and not all basketball players would be good tight ends, obviously.
 
2012-04-20 12:58:14 AM
Brock Lesner hadn't played football since he was 16 and tried out and made the Vikings practice squad. He didn't make it so I don't think this guy will make it this far. But I really hope he does make it.
 
2012-04-20 01:09:10 AM

bahamasorbust: Or Tony Gonzalez, but those guys all played D1 hoops. This guy played at a D3 school and not all basketball players would be good tight ends, obviously.


Fair enough, but the guy seems to physically have "it". Tight End isn't the most difficult position to learn (at least, that's what I've heard, I've never played so maybe I'm completely wrong), but that probably won't be much of an issue if he's an all-star accountant. Those guys generally can remember the smallest detail with no problem.

I'm no Dolphins fan, but I think he's got a good chance of helping elevate whatever QB they use this year.
 
2012-04-20 01:50:21 AM
Norm!

/wait, he wrestled
 
2012-04-20 02:20:03 AM

Nadie_AZ: I seem to recall that one of the superstar tight ends for the 49ers back in the 80s was an accountant.

*reads*

Oh. Sorry. A doctor.


And their superstar QB of the 90s was a lawyer. Probably still is.
 
2012-04-20 02:37:32 AM
www.mancrush.com

Check it. If my homie trows it up in da air, I be snatchin' dat no probs yo.
 
2012-04-20 06:56:12 AM
Some kind of bizarre off-season when the Bills are doing way better in free agency than the Dolphins.

When free agents would rather go to Buffalo than Miami, something is wrong with that organization.
 
2012-04-20 07:38:37 AM
Somewhere, Vince Papale is smiling.
 
2012-04-20 07:55:12 AM

basemetal: Nice story and all, but we shall see when he gets mixed in with the beasts.


This. It will be a real story if he makes the team.
 
2012-04-20 07:58:31 AM
I'm kinda confused. How is it that anyone could sign him right now? Wouldn't they have to wait till after the draft? Otherwise, what would prevent college players from essentially picking where they want to play?
 
2012-04-20 08:01:37 AM
Tightwad End.

Jeremy Shockey is lookin' for a gig, y'all.
 
2012-04-20 08:18:03 AM
And I heard the u of m was going to start their towel boy.
 
2012-04-20 08:38:43 AM
Not too far fetched. Jeremy Lin got his degree in Econ from Harvard and got on an NBA roster without being scouted.
 
2012-04-20 09:07:53 AM
Good thing Miami doesn't play Detroit this year - accountants make terrible Lion Tamers. ;)

/sorry, had to
 
2012-04-20 09:16:49 AM
As a Dolphin fan I say, why not. I saw InVincible.
 
2012-04-20 09:26:35 AM

Donnchadha: Alkoholiker: A cracker with a 39" vertical. Impressive

Hey! That is our word and you got no right using it!


It's cool, he's taking it back.
 
2012-04-20 09:27:51 AM

AKTurkey: Obviously an effort by the Dolphins to carry their losses forward


I briefly put my RESPECK KNUCKLES up to the monitor for this one.
 
2012-04-20 10:26:01 AM
Meh. A guy who is 6'4, 200lbs+ with a 39" vertical and runs thd 40 in 4.43 was recruited by the Dolphins. If he was recruited by BYU for football and Harvard for basketball, kid is obviously athletic with a good head on his shoulders. Worst case scenario is the Dolphins lose a few hundred thousand on a signing bonus.

/went to school (Westminster) with him
//CSB
 
2012-04-20 10:30:06 AM

bahamasorbust: Igor Jakovsky: davidphogan: basemetal: Nice story and all, but we shall see when he gets mixed in with the beasts.

Obviously basketball players are terrible tight ends. Just ask Gates.

or Jimmy Graham

Or Tony Gonzalez, but those guys all played D1 hoops. This guy played at a D3 school and not all basketball players would be good tight ends, obviously.


More to the point, other than Gates, all of them played D1 football and were quite good at it.
 
2012-04-20 11:18:10 AM
Chances of actually making the team are about 0.1%.
 
2012-04-20 12:38:01 PM
So glad Larry Tate changed positions.
 
2012-04-20 12:58:39 PM

Orgasmatron138: AKTurkey: Obviously an effort by the Dolphins to carry their losses forward

I briefly put my RESPECK KNUCKLES up to the monitor for this one.


ty ty
 
2012-04-20 04:05:49 PM

iron_city_ap: I'm kinda confused. How is it that anyone could sign him right now? Wouldn't they have to wait till after the draft? Otherwise, what would prevent college players from essentially picking where they want to play?


He's already been through college, and is presumably old enough to have been 'eligible' for one draft, which makes him an undrafted free agent.
 
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