No Reshad Jones at Dolphins voluntary minicamp

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Teams with new head coaches get to hold a voluntary minicamp during the early stages of the offseason program and the Dolphins are holding theirs this week.

Head coach Brian Flores said on Tuesday that veteran safety Reshad Jones is not in attendance for the workouts. Flores said, via Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, that he was made aware that Jones would not be here this week and that Jones has been at other offseason conditioning sessions this month.

The Dolphins have parted ways with many veterans this offseason and there was word last month that Jones could wind up as part of the exodus as well. Cutting Jones wouldn’t offer any cap relief before June 1 and a post-June 1 cut would only clear $100,000 in cap space, but a trade would provide some increased space.

Jones had 72 tackles, three interceptions and a touchdown in 14 games for Miami last season.

12 responses to “No Reshad Jones at Dolphins voluntary minicamp

  1. Do the man a solid and cut him. Let him play for a team that won’t go 0-32 over next two seasons.

  2. Who cares? It is voluntary and after last season we all know Jones is not one to lead anything worthwhile. Once the draft happens and the FA shakeup settles down–cut him and if it is not yet June 1 then designate it as that. He was good for a while but he free-lanced and got a few turnovers but the damage was more severe on the plays that he didn’t guess right. He deserved respect from Dolphins fans but when he flat out quit on the team all that respect should be gone.

  3. So there is possibility of a draft day trade in place, if i’m reading in between the lines correctly.

  4. Appears to be out of the fins lineup. Ok with that. Just hope we can get something in return. He’s a baller and will be a fine addition to whomever picks him up. Tkx for your effort but not for you quitting on the team.

  5. RJ, the team is so overpaying you, the least you can do is show up to ‘voluntary’ workouts. The man cried for more money and they extended him. He and his two bum shoulders are not what they used to be. Dude quit on his team last year and now this. For goodness sakes, be a pro.

  6. Stop reading the press, the dude is the part of the most talented part of this roster. He didn’t quit on the team. If you all recall, he didn’t want to come off the field, and that’s quitting?!?!?! He stated that he didn’t quit, and the coaches also said as much. Read between those lines… He was pulled from the game and coaches more than likely told him not to come back in…. Yeah, I get it you are to follow the directions of the coaching staff…. that particular coaching staff didn’t have a clue. You pulling your signal caller on the back end for a rookie?!?!? You trust Gase and Burke word over Jones? All of you MMQB, go back and read what happen

  7. Did any of you calling for him to be cut actually read the article.

    1. It’s a voluntary camp.

    2. We save nothing (100k 6/1)

    He’s just flexing because he can, bad contract situation.

    He shouldn’t be cut. It’s terrible football.

    He could be a draft day trade, but we’d be eating his salary.

  8. mingo1911 says:
    April 16, 2019 at 1:59 pm
    Stop reading the press, the dude is the part of the most talented part of this roster. He didn’t quit on the team. If you all recall, he didn’t want to come off the field, and that’s quitting?!?!?! He stated that he didn’t quit, and the coaches also said as much. Read between those lines… He was pulled from the game and coaches more than likely told him not to come back in…. Yeah, I get it you are to follow the directions of the coaching staff…. that particular coaching staff didn’t have a clue. You pulling your signal caller on the back end for a rookie?!?!? You trust Gase and Burke word over Jones? All of you MMQB, go back and read what happen
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    C’mon. You need to go back and read. He was upset about being rotated for a rookie and “refused to go back in the game”. Subsequent stories said he went to Gase’s office to “explain himself”. If he was benched due to a coach’s decision there would have been no need to “explain”. Burke was rotating in Fitz and Jones’ ego got mad and wouldn’t go back in. That IS quitting. The fact that he realized he was losing fans and leverage is why he now denies he quit. Just because you like a player is no excuse to ignore the obvious. That was Jones’ doing, not Gase or Burke.

  9. mingo1911 says:
    April 16, 2019 at 1:59 pm
    Stop reading the press, the dude is the part of the most talented part of this roster. He didn’t quit on the team. If you all recall, he didn’t want to come off the field, and that’s quitting?!?!?! He stated that he didn’t quit, and the coaches also said as much. Read between those lines… He was pulled from the game and coaches more than likely told him not to come back in…. Yeah, I get it you are to follow the directions of the coaching staff…. that particular coaching staff didn’t have a clue. You pulling your signal caller on the back end for a rookie?!?!? You trust Gase and Burke word over Jones? All of you MMQB, go back and read what happen
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    C’mon, really? You need to go back and read what happened, not us “MMQBs”. Jones was upset about being rotated for a rookie and “refused to go back in the game” because his ego was mad. That IS quitting. Subsequent stories said he went to Gase’s office to “explain himself”. If he was benched due to a coach’s decision, as you said, there would have been no need to “explain” anything. The fact that he realized he was losing fans and leverage is why he now denies he quit. Just because you like a player is no excuse to ignore the obvious. That was Jones’ doing, not Gase or Burke. He was BENCHED for the first quarter of the next game (GB) as punishment. Don’t worry about all those pesky facts though. You do you.

  10. Jones has been a great player over the years. The two key words to that sentence is has been. He no longer is great. He is good but certainly not worth the money, the ridiculously stupid contract the Fins gave him, or the locker room trouble he has started to create. The Fins didn’t recognize that then but do now and so don’t other teams making his trade value that much harder. New Fins management needs to figure out how to get rid of him and soon.

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