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Ahmad Bradshaw would like to play for Dolphins

Ahmad Bradshaw, DeAngelo Hall, Chris Snee, Rocky McIntosh, Kareem McKenzie AP

You know the start of the league year must be close when agents start trying to drum up business again.

Drew Rosenhaus joined 7SportsXtra in Miami Sunday night, and pitched one of his clients to the Dolphins.   Ben Volin of the Palm Beach Post passes along word Bradshaw is training in Miami and is interested in playing for the Dolphins.

It’s actually a great fit. The Dolphins are looking for a speedier back than can play on passing downs to pair with Daniel Thomas.  Reggie Bush has received plenty of speculation, but Bradshaw is a far more complete back.

Bradshaw had a far better season in 2010 than Bush has ever had in his career. If Miami chooses to give big money to a guy like Bush instead of seeking under-the-radar productivity like Bradshaw, we’ll know their front office has priorities out of whack.

And yes, Bush wants big money.

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  1. berniemadoffsides says: Jul 18, 2011 9:49 AM

    This is not what I want to hear, AB. You’re staying in New York for 5 more years, at least…

  2. bigdan7885 says: Jul 18, 2011 10:01 AM

    Ronnie Brown and Ricky Williams for Bradshaw straight up.

  3. txbossman says: Jul 18, 2011 10:01 AM

    As a Dolphins fan I’d much rather have Bradshaw than Bush. Though I think he’s less of a natural threat on the pass catching side that Bush, he’s simply more capable on an all around basis.

  4. northeastern31 says: Jul 18, 2011 10:04 AM

    Bush wants big money? Is he high?

  5. butterstone84 says: Jul 18, 2011 10:06 AM

    Bring Bradshaw to Miami! GO FINS!

  6. orakpownd says: Jul 18, 2011 10:10 AM

    I want “big money” too, but I can’t play running back in the NFL..and apparently neither can Reggie.

  7. shieldsisland37 says: Jul 18, 2011 10:15 AM

    Only the Dolphins could handle this so poorly. The Dolphins do not NEED a rb. They have Brown, a top 15 talent at rb in the league. and Williams who is a steady backup. Last year when the Phins were on primetime TV. Brown had the first carry of the game. He got 6 yards. He got 5 more carrys the rest of the night after it was a blowout because their BLIND coach is an idiot. They need a new coach, possibly a new qb, some defensive backs, and a compliment to Brandon Marshal. They do not need a rb. Only the dolphins.

  8. gamecheck1 says: Jul 18, 2011 10:17 AM

    Bradshaw has more Pins in his ankles than a pin cushion. That being said, I’d rather have Bradshaw over Bush!

  9. geeeeemen says: Jul 18, 2011 10:22 AM

    No no no, Bradshaw is the #1 priority for NY. He’s gotta stay with the Geeeeemen.

  10. themage78 says: Jul 18, 2011 10:35 AM

    Rosenhaus just drumming up garbage to drive the price up. He’s a good back, but has had a history of injuries, and has had a complement his entire time.
    Oh yeah he’s also only had one QB to deal with his entire tenure in the NFL. He goes to Miami with who as his QB?
    Let’s face it, he wants another ring, and would he have a better chance in NY or Miami? In Miami he’d have to face the Jets and Pats, which is very hard to do year in and year out. At least in the NFC East he has a way better shot of his team making the playoffs.

    And both teams have some line issues.

  11. Sayre Bedinger says: Jul 18, 2011 10:37 AM

    How did you get through writing this article without saying, “He wants to take his talents to South Beach”?!

  12. stampats says: Jul 18, 2011 10:38 AM

    LOL.. Nice try Mr Agent… As if anyone believes he would want to leave a Super Bowl contender with a solid QB to go play for a team who hasn’t made a splash in the playoffs since Marino, with no QB and the Jets old ball boy as their OC.

    You would have been better off pretending he wanted to play for Tampa with Josh Freeman!!!

  13. jm11890 says: Jul 18, 2011 10:44 AM

    fine. take your fumbles to South Beach. rbs arent worth big dough. sign bush

  14. realitypolice says: Jul 18, 2011 10:55 AM

    stampats says:
    Jul 18, 2011 10:38 AM
    LOL.. Nice try Mr Agent… As if anyone believes he would want to leave a Super Bowl contender with a solid QB to go play for a team who hasn’t made a splash in the playoffs since Marino, with no QB and the Jets old ball boy as their OC.
    ============================

    You’re joking, right? Ahmad Bradshaw will make his decision based upon the same thing every free agent bases his decision on:

    Straight cash homie.

  15. typhilly21 says: Jul 18, 2011 10:57 AM

    A SB contender that has missed the playoffs 2 years in a row? lol

    I guess the Giants want him back on the off chance that Eli quits throwing INTs and they need someone else willing to turn the ball over on the regular.

  16. cowboysfan18 says: Jul 18, 2011 11:03 AM

    I’m a Cowboys fan so I believe the Fins should go after Bshaw. The Gmen have a good 1 2 punch in Bshaw and Jacobs. I would thoroughly enjoy him leaving.

  17. krow101 says: Jul 18, 2011 11:18 AM

    *Insert Free Agent Name Here* is interested in playing for *Insert Any Team Name Here*.

    It’s all about the money.

  18. claydefayette says: Jul 18, 2011 11:25 AM

    Ahmad Bradshaw would like to live in Miami.

  19. frankdatank23 says: Jul 18, 2011 11:32 AM

    Miami wants a scatback, not someone to carry the load… hence the bush connections. Brian daboll already has his new wrecking ball like he did with Hillis.

  20. ezra954 says: Jul 18, 2011 11:33 AM

    Bring in Bradshaw if Bush want big money sell the hiesmen that he will not give

  21. berniemadoffsides says: Jul 18, 2011 11:34 AM

    @ typhilly21:

    God, I love Philly fans. You guys have won NOTHING and still talk with the big boys. Dallas with 5, Giants with 3, and even those Redskins dominated for a while there with 3, as well. Then you have the lowly Eagles: 0. Not even 1 Super Bowl, really? Man… what a disgrace to the NFC East that team is.

    For the record, you’ve won .5 more games than us in the past 5-6 years, if I remember correctly. We’ve won arguably the best Super Bowl since then… what have you guys done? Congrats on your regular season wins.

  22. clintonrb says: Jul 18, 2011 11:54 AM

    you do need a running back dolphins Fans, i know you got the rookie but you never know how well he will stack up against pro talent..ronnie brown is no longer a top 15 back, and ricky doing what hes does at his age is commendable but he cant be depended on, bradshaw is quite good when healthy and would immediate be an upgrade..this guy along with thomas could be a great tandem for a number of years..finesse and power , they could also help take pressure off of henne, open up the passing game etc..i.e. what charles and jones do for cassel and kansas city

  23. clintonrb says: Jul 18, 2011 11:56 AM

    and i think reggie bush to miami would be bad for miami, bush can benefit a team that doesnt need to use him as the only offensive option -

    the saints had other ways to go when bush was hurt or playing subpar, the dolphins dont have that option

  24. stanklepoot says: Jul 18, 2011 12:40 PM

    berniemadoffsides says: Jul 18, 2011 11:34 AM

    @ typhilly21:

    God, I love Philly fans. You guys have won NOTHING and still talk with the big boys. Dallas with 5, Giants with 3, and even those Redskins dominated for a while there with 3, as well. Then you have the lowly Eagles: 0. Not even 1 Super Bowl, really? Man… what a disgrace to the NFC East that team is.

    For the record, you’ve won .5 more games than us in the past 5-6 years, if I remember correctly. We’ve won arguably the best Super Bowl since then… what have you guys done? Congrats on your regular season wins.
    _____________________________
    First of all, I don’t know why you felt the need to start ranting about the Eagles in the comments section of a story that involves a Giants player being linked to a possible move to the Dolphins. But, if you feel the need to talk trash, how about a 6 game winning streak and my Eagles preventing your Giants from making a run for back to back SBs and then keeping them out of the playoffs since then? Any Lombardi trophies in the case? No, but the great thing about football is that having won a championship in the past does nothing for you now. The day a Lombardi trophy keeps Eli from screwing up and not sliding feet first to avoid fumbling the ball, then those comments might mean something to me. Besides, it’s not like we don’t have any championship trophies sitting around and gathering dust. It’s just that we haven’t won one since the SB era. lol

  25. jmetzger5158 says: Jul 18, 2011 12:44 PM

    Bradshaw is definetly the better option for the dolphins simply because if their offense. He can carry the load as well as be productive in the wildcat. He a small but tough physical runner who to me can be as productive as a ray rice if hes given the chance.

  26. phinfan says: Jul 18, 2011 12:47 PM

    last thing I ever want is a rb that fumbles all the time, from a guy that throws INT’s all the time. But… I’d rather win a ballgame, Bradshaw could win us a few.

  27. stampats says: Jul 18, 2011 1:00 PM

    “A SB contender that has missed the playoffs 2 years in a row? lol”

    Compared to what… a team that has how many playoff wins in the past 35 years including time with one of the greatest Qb’s of all time.

    Giants are a solid team and solid organization that had someinjuries last year- the Dolphins have been a joke for my lifetime.

  28. goawayeverybody says: Jul 18, 2011 1:22 PM

    First off, Ahmad Bradshaw had a better season last year than Reggie Bush has ever had? Oh really? Hmmmm…… let’s look at Reggie Bush’s best season, which was his rookie season.

    Reggie had 1,307 yards from scrimmage with 8 touchdowns and just 2 fumbles.

    Ahmad had 1,549 yards from scrimmage with 8 touchdowns and 6 fumbles lost.

    Ahmad had more yards but also a significant number of fumbles.

    But I guess my real question is why would Ahmad want to leave a team with a winning record to join a team like the Dolphins?

  29. drumzan says: Jul 18, 2011 1:40 PM

    As a long-time Phin fan, I don’t want Bradshaw. He’s too fumble prone. I don’t care if he can get a 99 yard carry in one play. If he fumbles the next play on the goal line, it’s all for nothing. Same reason I don’t like Ricky Williams, he fumbles at the most inopportune times. Re-sign Ronnie Brown and the Phins will be fine with Thomas, Brown and Hilliard. Darren Sproles would be a better option than Bradshaw…he can return kicks. Bush is too expensive.

  30. logic4sale says: Jul 18, 2011 1:45 PM

    Wow, are we missing the point here? lol… SO Giants fans are bashing the Dolphins ( and the Eagles?!) Dolphins fans are bashing the Giants fans for bashing the Dolphins, and Everyone is bashing Reggie Bush…rightfully so. Wasn’t the point that Bradshaw is interested in LEAVING the Giants to play for the Dolphins? The Dolphins aren’t STEALING him. The real question is, where will he make his money? Where will he play more snaps? Where will he get more carries? Lets not forget he was benched last year for Brandon “tip-toe” Jacobs. Fumbles were a main cause but the man was a workhorse. I didn’t see Eli benched for his league leading INTs, did you? Its all irrelevant anyway because its based on the fact that someone else said he is interested. I’ll believe it when I see Ahmad Bradshaw say I want to be a Dolphin.

  31. jebdamone says: Jul 18, 2011 2:24 PM

    the thing about bush is some team is still going to want him and be willing to pay big money for him, not because he is great, but because there are still a lot of stupid fans out there that love reggie and will buy his jersey. he is worth the 11 million in jersey sales alone. pretty pathetic but probably true.

  32. skylark70455 says: Jul 18, 2011 3:13 PM

    Bush is a slot receiver IMHO… not a RB, and with Devone Bess already on roster – he shouldn’t even garner any attention in Miami.

    I think the Dolphins will want either Bradshaw or Deangelo Williams… and will make a big push for one of them. Unfortunately – with he new salary cap rules (especially the much higher salary cap floor) LOTS of teams will be spending big this summer… and even with 20 to 25 million to spend – they might not have a shot at either guy.

    Sproles in SD, might be another backup option… but after that, I have to think Ronnie Brown might get some consideration to get resigned.

    Unless Ireland thinks there’s a shot of prying Palmer out of Mike Browns fist in Cincinnatti… I think you can count on the Dolphins trying to spend big for a RB whose considered a home run threat though.

  33. granadafan says: Jul 18, 2011 3:49 PM

    Soon we’ll be seeing a press conference with the Boys and Girls Club in the background when Bradshaw announces his Decision. Oh wait, he has too much class.

  34. Mr. Wright 212 says: Jul 18, 2011 4:52 PM

    He’ll be here. Rosenhaus’ tactics for both him and 17 are gonna fall flat. Hopefully we will have both of them.

  35. Mr. Wright 212 says: Jul 18, 2011 4:52 PM

    He’ll be here. Rosenhaus’ tactics for both him and 17 are gonna fall flat. Hopefully we will have both of them.

    The only guy I am truly concerned about leaving is Cofield.

  36. raynman49 says: Jul 18, 2011 6:31 PM

    Let him go then Pick up Steve Slaton, and maybe he’ll listen like Tiki did on how to carry the football.

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