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Dolphins part ways with Rosenfels, after all

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Jason LaCanfora of NFL Network recently reported that the Dolphins won’t release their rights to quarterback Sage Rosenfels.  Now, Jason LaCanfora of NFL Network reports that they have.

Agent Rick Smith confirms via Twitter that Rosenfels “is healthy and removed from NFI list today by the Dolphins.”

Since the trade deadline has passed, Rosenfels must clear waivers.  The Texans reportedly were interested in bringing him back to Houston, but the Texans have since signed Jake Delhomme, who also is represented by Rick Smith.

The 11-year veteran has been employed the Redskins, Dolphins, Texans, Vikings, Giants, and Dolphins again.  Even if he lands with the Texans again, keep in mind that he has only 12 career starts.

Of course, that’s still 12 more than T.J. Yates.

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22 Responses to “Dolphins part ways with Rosenfels, after all”
  1. commandercornpone says: Dec 1, 2011 6:04 PM

    12, till sunday.

  2. jessieboom says: Dec 1, 2011 6:05 PM

    Allright. God job Phins. No reason to be b-holes about this.

  3. walletweb says: Dec 1, 2011 6:08 PM

    Seattle!

  4. doe22us says: Dec 1, 2011 6:09 PM

    Yeah i was wondering why they were being holes about this, why begrudge a man the ability to earn some money.

  5. jr24ds says: Dec 1, 2011 6:20 PM

    Release Clemens…. Sign Sage!

  6. txtuff says: Dec 1, 2011 6:24 PM

    Texans don’t want him.

  7. mj5150 says: Dec 1, 2011 6:27 PM

    well- I guess the Vikings need a backup- why not claim him (again) LOL

  8. bigkatvik7 says: Dec 1, 2011 6:28 PM

    Hope he doesn’t return to Houston for Sagen-copter 2: Electric Bugaloo!

  9. philrat says: Dec 1, 2011 6:42 PM

    Guess Miami didn’t hold all the cards afterall!

  10. krank00 says: Dec 1, 2011 7:13 PM

    12 more starts than TJ at this point actually.

  11. simpleghost says: Dec 1, 2011 7:15 PM

    ^^ it’s rosencopter, bro

  12. packerstexansfan says: Dec 1, 2011 7:18 PM

    Seems like he’d be an upgrade over Clemens/Delhomme since he knows the system. The only thing I ask is before each snap, if he ever has to (I would hope not), is for Kubiak to tell him “Don’t pull a Rosencopter!”

  13. thereisalwaysnextyear says: Dec 1, 2011 7:22 PM

    Sage has played well enough to get a real shot somewhere. What is so wrong with him that no one ever gave him a real shot? He seemed to play pretty well during the action he got.

  14. Fantasy Football Legend says: Dec 1, 2011 7:43 PM

    This just means McMabb might be in Miami soon.

  15. indyseriesnick says: Dec 1, 2011 7:53 PM

    mcjoke is gone and the vikes need a backup
    reunited with vikes?

  16. 6ball says: Dec 1, 2011 8:21 PM

    .

    I’m sure that holding his rights while denying him the opportunity to earn will be a net plus when trying to sign free agents. Every player should take note of this.

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  17. midnite479 says: Dec 1, 2011 8:35 PM

    @ fantasy football legend
    You out your damn mind! Mc Nabb in Miami no way in west hell !

  18. dolfan72 says: Dec 1, 2011 8:44 PM

    Now the DON’T PHINS need to FIRE TONY SPARANO!

  19. ditaksdika says: Dec 1, 2011 8:45 PM

    another qb for the idiots in chicago to froth over. yay.

  20. cclaser says: Dec 1, 2011 10:31 PM

    Do you think the Texans are interested in Helicopter Head again?

  21. pikkiwoki says: Dec 2, 2011 4:59 AM

    Lost in all this is that, before the Rosencopter, Sage was actually outplaying Schaub.

  22. blackqbwhiterb says: Dec 2, 2011 5:50 AM

    I hope this is another indicator that the Dolphins are happy with Matt Moore, which helps keep the best QB’s available for Washington next April in the draft….Now, we just need to lose out and root for Arizona, Seattle and a few others to win!!

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