Vince Young's MRI looked good, and the QB and coach have said he'll most likely be ready for Sunday's game. The most interesting part to me though, is that Fisher trusts Vince enough that he could play with no practice time this week should he no be ready until gameday. That's a luxury only veterans the staff trusts to put in the work and learn just through film and conversations are afforded.
Chris Johnson has a big fan in Marshall Faulk, who is accepting of the fact that CJ will rip his single-season record for yards from scrimmage from him very soon.
Winning today's award for awesomeness is Jeff Fisher's rationale for going for it on fourth down late against the hapless Rams:
I can kick a field goal and that’s an automatic points. You go for it on fourth down, at least I’m giving them a chance to make a stop. If they were offended then I guess they’ll have to work through their own issues."
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After making an impact coming up from the practice squad, defensive end Eric Bakhtiari talks with Jim Wyatt about the amazing rush it is to come out of the tunnel and onto the field for the first time after not being active for a single game during his time with San Diego, San Francisco or Tampa Bay:
"It was my first game and I was extremely nervous,’’ said Bakhtiari, who played in college at San Diego. "When I walked through the tunnel I got so excited I had to keep breathing, keep focusing and when I went through the helmet it was awesome. The dam broke down and I was flooded with emotion. I winded myself after the first couple of plays because I was so excited.’’
December is a crucial month for any team on the precipice of making the playoffs, and few teams have been as good at it over the last few years as these Miami Dolphins.
It's not too early for the draft to come up for just a second, and Todd McShay's latest mock draft ($- Insider subscription required) has us grabbing Jason Pierre-Paul, DE, South Florida.
Who knew you could get fined a few grand for tossing a football into the stands after a touchdown? To my mind, you should only get fined if you give to anyone other than a kid or old person.
Sure-fire first ballot Hall of Fame left tackle Jonathan Ogden lists Michael Roos as one of the three tackles in the NFL he actually likes to watch play.
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