Before I begin, let me put some of the rumors that have been floating around to rest. First, no, I'm not dead. And secondly, no, I'm not dating Jennifer Aniston.
Now that we've gotten that out of the way, let's turn our attention to what really matters—Miami Dolphins football. Training camp is right around the corner (beginning this Sunday, August 2) and the Dolphins will look to defend their 2008 AFC East title.
It definitely won't be easy, with Tom Brady returning to the field in New England, Terrell Owens joining the Bills, and Brett Favre leaving the Jets (a textbook case of addition by subtraction).
So which current Dolphins will be around to help the team defend their crown, and which will be on the outside looking in? Here are, in my view, the top eight training camp battles to watch for the 2009 Miami Dolphins:
Also guys, remember that although I haven't posted on my website in sometime, I'm always updating my Dolphins twitter at http://www.twitter.com/phinsspotlight.