Tuesday, June 30, 2009

The Dolphins Sign Pat... UPDATED!

The Dolphins have signed rookie wide receiver, Patrick Turner to a 4 year contract worth $2.464 million. It includes a signing bonus of $714,300k and breaks down as thus:

2009: $ 310, 000
2010: $ 395, 000
2011: $ 480, 000
2012: $ 565, 000

There is an escalator clause packaged into the deal which could triple his salary in the final year. making the deal worth a few shillings more. The contract in itself is not surprising - I predicted back in May that Turner would get a 4 year deal worth $2.9 million - but the bonus suggests that the Dolphins are very confident that Turner will make the team.


  1. The Knight who says Ni!June 30, 2009 at 2:29 PM

    Yes I see that. He better not run out of bounds. In fact he should lower his shoulder on smaller corners whenever he can.  :-D

  2. son of a son of a shulaJune 30, 2009 at 2:34 PM

    Knight, I don't think he'll be running out of bounds. He'll be a beast.

  3. Very dramatic Tin.   Good news though.

  4. The Knight who says Ni!June 30, 2009 at 2:39 PM

    I hope he's the BEAST of BEASTS.  8-)

  5. As my 3 yr old likes to say, "ROAR!!"

  6. son of a son of a shulaJune 30, 2009 at 2:49 PM

    He'll be the BEASTIEST of BEASTS!

    Hey that money looks low if this guy really turns into said beast. I guess he'd get re-upped.

  7. No, I don't think anyone will be comparing him to Ginn jr. 

  8. The Knight who says Ni!June 30, 2009 at 3:41 PM

    Well Turner is 6-5 225 and Ginn is 5-11 180 so a guy with 6 inches and 45 lbs. on Ginn should be more physical.

  9. Make the catches, and get open Baby that's all we can ask of you.

  10. Dances_With_BoozeJuly 1, 2009 at 9:26 AM

    first time here...i'm a USC gal!  Patrick is not only big and strong he's a really good person and will not bring any 'diva' issues with him to Miami.  I haven't watched the dolphins much but did see them in a couple of nail-biters lastyear vs west coast teams.  with PT on the team those close games might be a bit easier at least for the offense.

  11. Whoa,thought that said Dances w'Boobs(easy mistake)..
    LOVE stripped shirts on skinny Ca gals w'shoeboxes over their heads,the face(from whats visable)looks cute too..WHY hide it??
    Do you have a TEAL horizontilly stripped shirt?? JUSPLAYN!!
    Are you now a FIN fan??

    WELCOME USC GAL,and thanx for the PT input!!
    We ALL have very high hopes for him,OBVIOUSLY!!

  12. Hey HERD,CP was on WQAM(Dolphins 2nght)this evening!!
    He did the interview in his boxers only,while tweaking his own nipples,and said your name several times,@least that's what it sounded like..

    GO CP,GO D  O  L  P  H  I  N  S !!!

  13. Pretty accurate MAY prediction TIN!! NICE JOB,THANKS!!!

  14. ROFL, You have a vivid imagination, my friend.  I thought that was radio.  Thanks for the info, I think I'll go listen to it.

  15. Dances_With_BoozeJuly 2, 2009 at 7:16 AM

    It's actually a budweiser box.

    I don't really have an NFL team living in L.A. they show Raiders and 49ers games sometimes as well as Arizona (I guess the next closest?) and Seattle.  I saw two dolphins games last year. 

    In LA you kind of have to just watch what they show because we don't have a team.  My dad watches the Rams tho.  I guess I just follow USC players more than anything.