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Brandon Gibson - slot receiver???

Postby stomperrob » Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:40 pm

Brandon Gibson strives to fit into Dolphins slot
The Dolphins signed Brandon Gibson because he's versatile enough to play every receiver position, but he's spent all summer learning to become a slot receeiver
By Omar Kelly, Staff writer
5:01 p.m. EDT, June 10, 2013


There are moments during practice where Brandon Gibson's head is spinning faster than the football he's supposed to catch.

In the span of seconds the Miami Dolphins' new receiver must decipher if he's facing zone or man coverage, and adjust his route accordingly.

What's the hot route responsibility based on the defense? Is he running a stick or option route? Eight yards or 10?

Hesitate and you're too late.

Gibson, whom the Dolphins signed this offseason to a three-year deal worth $9.78 million, isn't just familiarizing himself with a new team, new quarterback, and new offense. He's also learning a new position, cramming this offseason to become an NFL slot receiver.

The Dolphins traded veteran slot receiver Davone Bess to Cleveland during the draft opening the door for Gibson to become the team's new third down target, therefore Gibson needs to hit the ground running during this week's three-day minicamp that wraps up the team's offseason work.

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more: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/miam ... ?track=rss


Dolphins $10 million free-agent pickup Brandon Gibson has reportedly been outplayed by Armon Binns at OTAs.
Reporters caught Gibson dropping a pass in practice early this week, and he's predictably struggling with his conversion to slot receiver. Binns, a journeyman UDFA on his third team in three years, is squarely on the bubble. Gibson's roster spot is safe because GM Jeff Ireland guaranteed him $3.75 million. Jun 7 - 1:53 PM
Source: Miami Herald

http://www.rotoworld.com/player/nfl/5291/brandon-gibson
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