Saturday, February 2, 2013

Greg Jennings to Joe Philbin: 'Remember me?'


The Miami Dolphins absolutely need to bolster their wide receiver corps if they want to take the next step, and coach Joe Philbin is very familiar with one particular wideout who will likely be available and could give a lot of help in that department.

Receiver Greg Jennings, who worked under Philbin during Philbin's time as the Green Bay Packers' offensive coordinator, sent out a notice.

“Joe, how you doing. Remember me?” the soon-to-be 30 year old said Friday on the Dolphins' radio/web show The Finsiders, via the Palm Beach Post.  (photo: Elvis Kennedy, Flickr)

Jennings is slated for free agency in March and looks destined for an exit from Green Bay.

“I’ve prepared my family for change,” the two-time Pro-Bowler said. “Wherever I end up, if it’s outside of Green Bay, we’re ready to be great wherever we go."

Jennings, who won a Super Bowl with Philbin in 2010, said Philbin is "one of my favorite coaches.

"He was a great coach to play for," Jennings said. "He’s one of those guys that you can have a relationship outside of football. As a player you admire a coach when he actually opens himself up like that.”

As a rookie, Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill didn't have a whole lot to work with in the pass-catcher department in 2012. Davone Bess and Brian Hartline were solid and more than serviceable, but they certainly don't scare anyone. Also, Hartline will hit free agency in March if Miami doesn't ink him in the next month.

With a projected cap surplus of more than $40 million, Miami will be in position to spend some money on the free market.

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