Greg Camarillo Trade: Minnesota Vikings Acquire Veteran Wide Receiver

August 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Veteran wide receiver Greg Camarillo has been dealt by the Miami Dolphins to the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for cornerback Benny Sapp. 
When the Miami Dolphins played the Baltimore Ravens in week 14 of the 2007 season, they were 0-13.  It went to overtime and Miami was staring down 0 and 16.
Then undrafted, waiver wire acquisition Greg Camarillo became a Dolphins folk hero with a 64-yard touchdown reception, ceding Miami their only victory of the year and avoiding the potential pain of an 0-16 record.  The first comment on that Youtube video emphatically states, "this is why camarillo is going to be a dolphin 4 life!"
Times change, situations change, systems change, and folk heroes get traded.  Wednesday, the Dolphins traded Camarillo to the Vikings for cornerback Benny Sapp.  One Miami columnist was not happy:
"Just like that, good man and receiver Greg Camarillo goes from being a roster fixture, a locker room lead...

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