DAVIE, Fla. Stitched NBA Jerseys . -- Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno is expected to be sidelined for at least a month with a left elbow injury, and the team has re-signed Daniel Thomas to shore up the position. Moreno, the NFLs leading rusher in Week 1, was hurt in the first quarter of Sundays loss at Buffalo. On Monday, the Dolphins signed Thomas, who spent his first three NFL seasons with them before being released in August. A second-round draft pick by the Dolphins in 2011, Thomas has a career average of 3.6 yards per carry with 11 touchdowns. Hes an effective blocker and receiver, with 42 career catches. Backup running back Lamar Miller hurt his ankle against Buffalo and might be limited this week. The Dolphins (1-1) play host to Kansas City on Sunday. Jerry Grote Jersey Signed . -- Desperate to stop Tom Bradys latest comeback bid, the Miami Dolphins sought help from a reserve safety making his NFL debut after being signed Tuesday off the San Francisco 49ers practice squad. Nike NBA Jerseys . - Vince Wilfork has played only two career games in Kansas City.(SportsNetwork.com) - Marshawn Lynch wont be joining Lech Walesa on the list of most famous dissidents but the Seattle Seahawks star running back is always ready to fight the power that is the NFL. Lynch is often difficult, a moody, distant man who doesnt seem to enjoy the microscope professional athletes find themselves under. And plenty of people have made excuses for Lynchs behavior over the years, including yours truly who doesnt believe dissing the media should be labeled as a federal offense. Most recently Pete Carroll was busy jumping on his sword for the misunderstood Marshawn. First off, lets not miss that he is a very unique individual and he has a way that we have embraced, that we understand Marshawn and we support him every way that we can, the Seahawks coach said. But he is a very unique guy, and hes got his own way of looking at things, and hes also a very private person, too. Thats why the media thing is as it is. Its not something that he is going to express a whole lot to you. Ive said this before, that theres a great deal spoken in his silence as well. To his enablers Lynch gets a pass because he grew up in a tough neighborhood in Oakland with an absentee father. Of course, plenty of people have overcome far bigger hurdles in life and when it comes to the fork in the road where its time to be a professional or a professional troublemaker, they chose the right path. Lynch, on the other hand, always seems to speed down the left lane of dissension boulevard, intent on creating trouble where none exists. Its easy to make fun of the NFLs rules at times and point out the absurdity of preventing a grown man from wearing gold spikes or fining him tens of thousands of dollars for impudence toward reporters. But, unlike the tuck rule or the Calvin Johnson rule there is a method to the NFLs madness when it comes to Lynchs chutzpah. Sponsors pay big money to make sure there products are worn by NFL teams and everyone, including Lynch, seems to enjoy the heavy paychecks they receive because of it so the No Fun League label everyone likes to throw out when the NFL makes a big deal out of a seemingly trivial issue has sound business sense behind it. The same applies with Lynchs shrinking-violet persona when it comes to the microphones. We can all stipulate to the fact that if Lynch doesnt talk, its no great loss to our national discourse but if the NFL lets him get away with it without a significcant punishment, plenty of others could follow suit and access would then become a real problem. Jimmy Darden Jersey Signed. . All that said, Lynchs flouting of uniform standards or insolence toward nameless, faceless reporter No. 266 at Super Bowl media day means little on the football field, where he remains the Seahawks offensive MVP. Contemptuous people, however, can rarely keep their effrontery caged while protesting their uneducated goals strategically. Lynch has already been fined twice for grabbing his crotch after scoring touchdowns, first during a backward dive into the end zone in a game against the Arizona Cardinals in December, and most recently after scoring a touchdown late in the NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers. If the officials happened to notice Lynchs Degeneration X-like celebration, though, they would have thrown a flag for unsportsmanlike conduct, making the ensuing two-point conversation against the Packers untenable, you know the one which made Mason Crosbys field goal in the closing seconds of the NFC title tilt for the tie and not the win. Thats how close Lynch came to throwing away a second straight trip to the Super Bowl for the Seahawks. all because of a complicated mixture of ego, vanity and smugness. And now Lynch has a target on his back as Super Bowl XLIX approaches with the NFLs head of officiating, Dean Blandino, confirming that if Lynch does it again in the big game, his team is getting punished. If he does it after scoring a touchdown, That means they will kick off from the 20-yard line, Blandino told ESPN. Instead of getting the message Lynch took to Twitter to complain about his teammate, wide receiver Chris Matthews, getting fined for the same gesture after Lynchs touchdown against the Pack. I feel embarrassed to work for a particular organization that fined a teammate of mine for shaking my hand after a touchdown, Lynch wrote. Yeah, Marshawn, thats why the NFL fined Matthews. You can now add disingenuous to the list of adjectives to describe Lynchs childish behavior. Carroll of course is most concerned about winning a football game and took a little time off from sanctioning Lynchs tired act to hear the NFLs warning loud and clear. I havent talked to him about the thing that just came up from the league and the things about the game and all that yet, but that will be addressed and I expect him to have a great Super Bowl week, Carroll said. ' ' '
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