One Man’s Brandon Marshall Is Another Man’s Treasure

April 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

From the Broncos' standpoint, they were ridding themselves of a prima donna problem child. A player who wouldn't play by the rules, and a player who wasn't locker-room friendly.
The Broncos could not deal with Marshall's Diva attitude, so they traded him to the Dolphins for two second-round draft picks, one in this year's draft, and one in next year's draft.
Why would the Miami Dolphins want a player like this?
He is an absolute playmaker. He has had three straight seasons with 100 or more receptions.
He fills a need that makes their offense a legitimate threat, and paired with good defense, makes them a legitimate contender.
They want weapons for their young stud, Chad Henne. Henne went with the Front Office last year to try out receivers before the Draft.
In doing so, he felt a gel with Brian Hartline and that is who Miami drafted in the later rounds. Marshall makes Henne that much better.
Whom does this acquisition effect?
The entire receiving...

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