There is suddenly talk of Kerry Collins and Kurt Warner again in South Florida because A.J. Feeley, the newest Miami quarterback, didn't look much better than holdover Jay Fiedler during last weekend's minicamp.
In fact, some coaches thought Fiedler looked better. With so much pressure on Dolphins coach Dave Wannstedt and his staff to make the playoffs this season, the team better get it right at quarterback. The defense is very good, but the team needs a passing game to compete in the very difficult AFC East.
The offense has changed slightly with Norv Turner, the previous offensive coordinator, now coaching the Oakland Raiders. It's a loss for Wannstedt, too, having exchanged Turner for Marc Trestman, who received much of the blame for the Raiders' offensive slide last season.
The word on Feeley is that he's a better game player than practice player. But that hasn't eased the worries of the many Miami defensive stars who are wondering if Wannstedt and GM Rick Spielman might have goofed trading for Feeley, who won four of five starts in relief of Donovan McNabb in 2002. Remember, in two of those wins, the Eagles allowed only six total points.
Collins has forever been mentioned as a leading candidate in Oakland if Rich Gannon doesn't re-do his current contract. If that happens, put Gannon near the top of the Miami wish list.