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View Poll Results: Who do we need to re-sign?

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  • Long

    33 18.86%
  • Smith

    40 22.86%
  • Bush

    76 43.43%
  • Hartline

    84 48.00%
  • Starks

    103 58.86%
  • Fasano

    33 18.86%
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Thread: Which free agent needs to stay?

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    Jake Long is #1. Then I'd say it's Reggie Bush. Smith and Clemons I think are also should re-signs, but the rest are replaceable. But I'd like Starks back, but Odrick and a 1st or 2nd round pick can replace Starks though. Hartline and Fasano will be told see ya.
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    Re: Which free agent needs to stay?

    Smith is the main one for me.

    Then Hartline and Bush.
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    I think this team needs to bring back Hartline and bush
    Smith and Starks are tossups. I wouldn't care either way if they were let go or brought back.
    i wouldn't even offer Long or Fasano a contract personally.
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    I would have to say Jake Long, then Randy Starks. Our DL is our strength and with another pass rusher when we get into our nickel defense (which we run 60-70%) of the game with Starks and Odrick getting push up the middle it really opens up things for Wake. And we will add another pass rusher to atleast play nickel and maybe start in base defense as well. LT is such a hard positional to fill. We can have 57 million in cap space if we Cut Marshall and Patterson and 52 if we only cut one. If we gave Jake Long 10 million a year we would still have 42-47 in cap space for a few of our own free agents (starks, fasano, bush) and a few big name free agents. I know everyone wants Long to go but who else are we gonna pick to fill his spot besides a first round pick on another offensive lineman. Martin is not a franchise LT otherwise he wouldn't have fell to the second round.
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    Of those players...barring a willingness to come back at a discount...only Fasano.
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    Long, bush, hart line and Starks......that's it. Free agent cb and draft 1 or 2.
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    Move Odrick to DT and sign a DE in FA. Why pay Starks. we need a DE/OLB who sacks QBs.

    Long needs to be sign at the right price. If not then Hartline is second.
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    It is pretty hard to find decent cornerbacks. While $6M/yr seems a ridiculously high figure, Sean Smith has shown steady improvement and would be hard to replace. My inclination would be to resign him as the top priority and to save the money by letting Jake Long walk. I would like to resign Hartline but if he's asking for crazy money, ie upwards of $5M/yr, I'd let him walk too. While he makes a decent #3 WR, he can be replaced if we need to. Fasano would make a decent #2 TE, but it is more important to sign or draft a genuine playmaker as our prime TE than to resign Fasano.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fishbanger View Post
    Move Odrick to DT and sign a DE in FA. Why pay Starks. we need a DE/OLB who sacks QBs.

    Long needs to be sign at the right price. If not then Hartline is second.
    Signing/Drafting a big time Defensive End should be a priority. However resigning Starks should also be a priority. Moving Odrick to DT to rotate with Starks and Soliai should be the plan. If both Starks and McDaniel leave who is your depth at DT? Do you want to rely on just Kheeston Randall and Chas Alecxih?
    I would rather keep the strength of the interior Defensive line intact. Lack of quality depth at Linebacker killed the Dolphins this year why create the same problem on the defensive line?

    The Dolphins should make it a priority to resign the quality players that were already on the team such as Starks, Bush , Hartline, Smith, Fasano, and Clemons. I am not saying overpay these guys but the team needs to make sure that they have some decent depth. I would say resign Long as well but his salary demands factored in with his recent injuries along with the drop in the quality of his play lately , I would say the Dolphins just let him walk.

    So the two guys who I would make my top priority to resign are Starks because he key to keeping the D-line strong. Followed by Bush because he is one of the few play makers the team has had the last couple years.

    Next would be Smith. He may not be a top corner but he would be a quality #2 corner. I wouldn't pay him more than 6 mil a year but if they can get him at a that rate on maybe a 3 or 4 year deal then he should be resigned. If not then you look at another CB in free agency. They need to find a #1 corner either way. I would rather have the new Corner starting across from Smith then have to rely on Carroll, Marshall (who I believe should be cut because he was always a liability in coverage even before the injury), or Patterson who will most likely be cut as well.

    I would also try to resign Hartline. He would be a good #3 receiver but I wouldn't pay him more than 5 mil per season. Also I would make a fair offer to Fasano. He is a good quality #2 tight end. I would also try to resign Clemons because I believe he provides quality depth to the secondary. This of course is contingent on the Dolphins drafting one of the top Safeties, resigning Smith or signing another CB (possibly 2) and/or drafting a top CB.

    The Dolphins lack depth at many positions which is why they shouldn't let all of their own free agents walk. Of course most of us can see that they lack quality starters at WR, DE, TE, CB, S, OG & OT. I don't believe they will be able to fill all of those holes this offseason but if they make the right moves they should be able fill most of them.
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    Reggie needs to stay. valuable weapon on offense.
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