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The Dolphins Should Trade for Brady Quinn

Posted on: September 28, 2009 7:32 pm
Edited on: September 28, 2009 8:14 pm
 

Have you ever known two different people who you thought would be perfect for each other? The two parties involved made so much sense that you wonder why they didn't come together in the first place.

Such is the case with the Cleveland Browns and the Miami Dolphins.

A trade where the Browns send Quinn to the Dolphins would be a win-win scenario for all parties involved.

On one side, the Cleveland Browns are smack in the middle of another quarterback controversy.

Currently, the Browns have two young quarterbacks on the roster - neither of which they can fully support while the other remains with the team. Browns head coach Eric Mangini benched Quinn in Sunday's blowout loss to the Ravens - effectively shattering any trust either can have for the other.

For all intents and purposes, Brady Quinn's time in Cleveland is over.

Furthermore, the Browns still have former Pro Bowl quarterback Derek Anderson on the roster - who proved he could effectively orchestrate Brian Daboll's offense in limited action.

In Miami, the Dolphins received word today that Chad Pennington's 2009 season will likely come to an end .

Pennington's absence leaves Chad Henne to run the offense. Henne did little to impress last weekend against the Chargers - completing 10 of 19 passes for 92 yards. He threw one interception which was returned for a touchdown.

Coming off multiple shoulder surgeries, the 33-year-old Pennington cannot be relied upon to be the long-term answer in Miami.

Enter Brady Quinn.

Quinn's conservative approach to offensive football fits perfectly with what the Dolphins like to do. In their current run-heavy, wildcat-based offense, the Miami Dolphins do not need a quarterback to throw for 300 yards on Sunday. They need a quarterback to manage the offense, avoid turnovers, hand the ball off to Ronnie or Ricky, and convert short distances on 3rd down.

Quinn would be perfect for that.

The Dolphins are loaded with talent at every position.

In addition to boasting the league's most potent rushing attack, the Dolphins have a solid offensive line, a capable defense, and talented wide receivers in Ted Ginn Jr. and Greg Camarillo .

They also have tight end Anthony Fasano - who should be more than a little familiar with Brady Quinn.

 With Quinn at the helm, Fasano finished his college career with 92 receptions for 1,112 yards and eight touchdowns. He was the second most prolific receiving tight end in the school's history.

A potential trade of Brady Quinn to Miami would bring about the thrilling conclusion to a memorable 2007 Draft Day.

In 2007, the Cleveland Browns passed on Quinn with the 3rd overall pick of NFL Draft. Brady Quinn was rumored to fall no further than No. 9 - where the Miami Dolphins were projected to draft the Notre Dame standout. In a surprise move, the Dolphins passed on Quinn in favor of Cleveland native, Ted Ginn Jr.

The Browns would eventually strike a deal with Bill Parcells and the Dallas Cowboys - acquiring the 22nd overall draft pick and the rights to draft Brady Quinn.

One more trade with Parcells would be the best case scenario for all parties involved.

If that happened, it really would be a match made in heaven.




Comments

Since: Sep 19, 2006
Posted on: September 29, 2009 11:24 pm
 

The Dolphins Should Trade for Brady Quinn

Plus 1 Golfer - it still sticks in my craw that Brees is not a Dolphin.  We had him really...and I for one am having a hard time getting over it - the very guy that's gonna break every Dan Marino record !
Happy Football Everyone....



Since: Mar 23, 2009
Posted on: September 29, 2009 4:51 pm
 

The Dolphins Should Trade for Brady Quinn

I agree about Henne I'm kind of excited to see how he responds to this oppurtunity. I COMPLETELY AGREE ABOUT DREW BREES!!! I'm still so upset that they went after an outdated over rated Culpepper instead of a pure quarterback like Brees... absolutely absurd to look back on



Since: Aug 28, 2009
Posted on: September 29, 2009 12:54 pm
 

The Dolphins Should Trade for Brady Quinn

Why would Brady Quinn want to be Henne's back up, because that is what he would be. And who would the dolphins be willing to let go of to make this trade work? Another draft pick is the last thing the Browns need. Watch the Browns draft is like watching two 4 y/os play volleyball, they never get the ball over the net, but it it keeps them busy for a couple hours.



Since: Apr 27, 2009
Posted on: September 29, 2009 12:23 pm
 

The Dolphins Should Trade for Brady Quinn

"Furthermore, the Browns still have former Pro Bowl quarterback on the roster - who proved he could effectively orchestrate Brian Daboll's offense in limited action."

So the offense scheme calls for the QB to throw 3 interceptions?

Quite honestly the only thing to help this team is if they could somehow trade the owner. Horrible decisions from the top resonate down and makes the whole organization pathetic. I always hoped pro football would some day return to Cleveland...still waiting.



Since: Sep 19, 2006
Posted on: September 29, 2009 9:46 am
 

The Dolphins Should Trade for Brady Quinn

Truth of the matter is...we SHOULD have Drew Brees ! ! ! !   I'm still not over that one yet.   IMO - don't fool with either Quinn or Anderson.  Earlier post claims Henne is better than both and I agree....and there is still Pat White....coach him up and let him go.

Your Brother in Football



Since: Mar 19, 2007
Posted on: September 29, 2009 8:52 am
 

The Dolphins Should Trade for Brady Quinn

Cheeks:

I've been saying since Training Camp that Quinn and Anderson can't co-exist. Not because they don't like each other, but because there's too much history and too much of exactly what we've got on these boards.

There hasn't been a dance partner. Still don't know if Miami's willing to tango, but there are worse things the Browns can do. They're obviously not committed to Quinn (that came out a lot more cynically than I intended). So instead of the deceit and subterfuge about the "process" t
his would be the way to go.

After all, we do have a quarterback who has played in a Pro Bowl. Wink



Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: September 29, 2009 8:26 am
 

The Dolphins Should Trade for Brady Quinn

Seriously???  Henne is better than Quinn and Anderson!  I only agree with this if you are talking about the Marlins!



Since: Sep 9, 2008
Posted on: September 29, 2009 3:26 am
 

The Dolphins Should Trade for Brady Quinn

Hey SirCheeks you messed up the title of your article on bleacher report too. It should say "The Dolphins should trade for Derek Anderson"




Since: Nov 10, 2007
Posted on: September 28, 2009 10:19 pm
 

The Dolphins Should Trade for Brady Quinn

I dont agree! Trade Anderson he had more interceptions in one game than Quinn had in 3!



Since: Aug 1, 2007
Posted on: September 28, 2009 7:34 pm
 

The Dolphins Should Trade for Derek Anderson

I agree with this title completely. Smile


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