Jason Taylor re-signs with Miami Dolphins

Full story: South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Jason Taylor will be reunited with Dolphins fans, as he's set to return to the team where he made six Pro Bowls.
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Clyde

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#21
May 14, 2009
 
convict wrote:
First bad decision by Mr. Bill , this guy is done , lost his work ethic , which is why Washington did not want to resign him , he will be hurt by game 4 and the young guys who need to play will loose some valuable playing time that they need in the process of rebuilding ,
. Fins will get better when they get back to rebuilding. When I bought my tickets a few days ago , there were a lot left so maybe just a gimic to sell tickets as he is all done , should go Dancing.We don't need another over the hill player like Dan Marino was his last couple of years.
Dude,read this! Fins still retooling. They simply could not take a risk of him playing against us. This is a no risk, no brainer decision. If your assertion about an injury at game four is correct then the young guys get plenty of work. If the young guys are good enough they will play, regardless. Jason will only help to teach these youngins' how to get it done. Oh, by the way, Daniel Snyder flew down to attempt to woe him back. I think that speaks volumes about his value as a player.
Finz fan

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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#22
May 14, 2009
 
To all you A-HOLES! JT played his ass off while he was here. What the heck are you fools talking about he's this & that. Welcome back JT!!!
Madden

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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#23
May 14, 2009
 
It didn't work out in Wash b/c Daniel Snyder is an idiot. Jason is back home where he belongs and the Fins should be thanking their lucky stars for this deal. The guy is 3 years removed from Defensive player of the year and 2 years removed from yet another marvelous season, even at 1-15.

This will only put more butts in the seats too.
Purveyor of Truth

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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#24
May 14, 2009
 
Welcome back Jason. You're a stand up guy and a beacon of light in a dark sports world.
The Joey

Orlando, FL

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#25
May 14, 2009
 
convict wrote:
First bad decision by Mr. Bill , this guy is done , lost his work ethic , which is why Washington did not want to resign him , he will be hurt by game 4 and the young guys who need to play will loose some valuable playing time that they need in the process of rebuilding ,
. Fins will get better when they get back to rebuilding. When I bought my tickets a few days ago , there were a lot left so maybe just a gimic to sell tickets as he is all done , should go Dancing.We don't need another over the hill player like Dan Marino was his last couple of years.
It's a wonder the Dolphin organization is seeking your expertise!

Since: Dec 07

West Palm Beach, FL.

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#26
May 14, 2009
 
Welcome home JT - glad to have you back!
Soap

United States

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#27
May 14, 2009
 
Yes!!! Jason Taylor!!!!

I knew he would be back!!!
ocala rob

Eustis, FL

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#28
May 14, 2009
 
dolphin LB corp - Matt Roth, Charlie Anderson, Tearrius George, Orion Martin (R)
Joey Porter, Cameron Wake (R), Erik Walden, Quentin Moses
and now jt! 9 strong and weak side linebackers i'm wondering how many will make the 53 man roster maybe 5 i am a jt fan however it might surprise you but he might not make the team!!

“Weak People Blame Others”

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#29
May 14, 2009
 
If he doesn't play a second, Dolphins are getting their money's worth. He's a fan favorite and folks will buy tickets just for the chance to see him play.
jets are jokes

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#30
May 14, 2009
 
Who out there really thinks JT had 2 movie deals? I mean, really...this guy can't act. Sacks yes, acting no.
BTW- jets suck
MIKE

Pompano Beach, FL

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#31
May 14, 2009
 
GREAT COLUMN I GOT GOOSE BUMPS! EXCELLANT EXCELLANT COLUMN
jim

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#32
May 14, 2009
 
Dolphin fans make me laugh.Everybody is happy that a player at the end of his career and hurt all last season is coming back.Some people think the Dolphins are going to the Super Bowl because JT is back.No wonder with the fans mentality this team hasn't won a SB in almost 40 years.Grow up Dolphin fans don't be so ignorant.
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#33
May 14, 2009
 
Welcome to Florida!
Who cares!

Since: Jan 07

Fort Lauderdale

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#34
May 14, 2009
 
convict wrote:
First bad decision by Mr. Bill , this guy is done , lost his work ethic , which is why Washington did not want to resign him , he will be hurt by game 4 and the young guys who need to play will loose some valuable playing time that they need in the process of rebuilding ,
. Fins will get better when they get back to rebuilding. When I bought my tickets a few days ago , there were a lot left so maybe just a gimic to sell tickets as he is all done , should go Dancing.We don't need another over the hill player like Dan Marino was his last couple of years.
This was a "no-brainer" for the Dolphins. Taylors heart or work ethic has never been in question. This story just shows what kind of class act he really is. When he was with Washington he battled injuries and could not get comfortable with playing out of position. He still has gas in the tank. He can still contribute.
As far as Bills decision, you just signed a fan favorite and possible one of the top five players to ever put on a Miami Dolphins Jersey for 1.5 million (a steal for a 6 time probowler and former Defensive Player of the year). There are a number of fans at this very minute knocking the dust off their #99 jerseys and will buy tickets this season to see Jason play. 1.5 million and they get a player that will boost ticket sales and contribute to a team with tons of potential. Giving he wont be the defensive jugernaut of the past but he will still contribute greatly to this defense as a leader and a player.
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#36
May 14, 2009
 
I don't see this as going against the blueprint at all. Jason will need to compete for a position. The only guarantee he has is the signing bonus. He will probably be a specialist, reserved for certain situations. The players we have will continue to grow and more importantly learn from one of the best. If what you have reported is true, it seems that Taylor wants to play football, wants to play for the Dolphins, and will do whatever it takes, even if that means taking on a secondary role to some of the younger starters.

Since: Jan 07

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#37
May 14, 2009
 
jim wrote:
Dolphin fans make me laugh.Everybody is happy that a player at the end of his career and hurt all last season is coming back.Some people think the Dolphins are going to the Super Bowl because JT is back.No wonder with the fans mentality this team hasn't won a SB in almost 40 years.Grow up Dolphin fans don't be so ignorant.
I didnt read many people say because Jason is back the phins are going to the superbowl? I read that people are happy to see him back in a Dolphins jersey. They are happy to have the chance to watch Jason finish a phenomial career exactly where he should be, at home at Dolphin (Dolphins, Joe Robbie, Pro Player, Landshark) stadium. Most Dolphin fans are optimistic about the season but understand that they are trying to finish rebuilding this team and have one of the hardest schedules this season.
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#38
May 14, 2009
 
naugle wrote:
i have a possible film deal and a number of teams interested too, sounds like an agent doing his job to me.
Did you comprehend he gave back 7.5 Million to the 'Skins. Go back to comprehension 101!!!
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#39
May 14, 2009
 
jim wrote:
Dolphin fans make me laugh.Everybody is happy that a player at the end of his career and hurt all last season is coming back.Some people think the Dolphins are going to the Super Bowl because JT is back.No wonder with the fans mentality this team hasn't won a SB in almost 40 years.Grow up Dolphin fans don't be so ignorant.
The only ignorance is yours!!
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#40
May 14, 2009
 
I love how easy every body(including my self) says " at that low price" why not take a chance"
It's a MILLION AND A HALF DOLLARS fer cryin' out loud!
And i know "but it's the NFL..."
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#41
May 14, 2009
 
jim wrote:
Dolphin fans make me laugh.Everybody is happy that a player at the end of his career and hurt all last season is coming back.Some people think the Dolphins are going to the Super Bowl because JT is back.No wonder with the fans mentality this team hasn't won a SB in almost 40 years.Grow up Dolphin fans don't be so ignorant.
You're probably a Cleveland fan, the city tha'ts never won anything oh wait you might win an NBA title..

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