Marshall says Dolphins were wise to trade him

Marshall says Dolphins were wise to trade him
May 11, 2012, 3:42 pm
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After playing four seasons in Denver and two in Miami, the Bears acquired Brandon Marshall from the Dolphins after the 2011 season.

Chicago's new Pro Bowl wide receiver told 740 The Game the Dolphins were wise to trade him, because he, or any other wide receiver for that matter, would not have been successful there in 2012. He pointed out that with Miami's offense and quarterbacks, he wouldn't have been to complete plays for the team.

"It doesn't make any sense to pay a guy 2 million and only expect him to have 60 or 65 receptions, or 70 receptions in this new offense," Marshall explained. "And also, if you don't have a quarterback, it doesn't matter who you have out there. You can bring Jerry Rice back in his prime and he's not going to be effective. So it makes sense on a business end, and also the fit just philosophy-wise, wasn't there. I can understand the change, and honestly this is the best move that could have happened for both sides."

Marshall says he holds no grudge against Miami and is excited to play with Jay Cutler, calling the Bears a "dream organization."

He hopes the best for the Dolphins organization, but doesn't expect any exciting plays coming from wide receivers in the upcoming season.