Why did Steve Spurrier let him get away? "I wasn't his type of guy" Thompson says. "He was looking for something else, for those little tippy-toe receivers who run 4.4s. I do the dirty work. You've got to have blue-collar guys in your offense."
Thompson is the possession receiver that Miami has needed and never had in Oronde Gadsden, who was big and tough enough but undisciplined on his routes. Thompson's the perfect complement to downfield receiver Chris Chambers.
Yep, the Dolphins have it all, and if somehow they blow it again in December or January...well, they'll just have to open a new can of excuses.
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