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Greetings from oppressive Camp Sparano

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
DAVIE, Fla. -- My tour of AFC East training camps concludes this week with the reigning division champs, the Miami Dolphins.

The whirlwind began with the Buffalo Bills at St. John Fisher College on July 25. From there, I headed to SUNY Cortland for the New York Jets, to Gillette Stadium for the New England Patriots and then the Pro Football Hall of Fame for induction weekend and the Bills' game against the Tennessee Titans.

After arriving in South Florida in time to watch Monday night's practice in the bubble, I will be reporting from Dolphins camp for the next couple of days. I will take in the Patriots' preseason opener Thursday night against the Philadelphia Eagles. Then it's back to Bills camp. Or maybe the Jets.

The Dolphins practice this afternoon, so I'll find out then if any more of their players have quit.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel reporter Mike Berardino wrote about the disconcerting trend of players who have packed their bags without being told to leave.

On Monday, the Dolphins announced fullback Matt Quillen quit. Safety Ethan Kilmer and tackle SirVincent Rogers previously left on their own volition. Tight end Jared Bronson simply didn't report for camp.

We can look at this phenomenon three ways: 1) Coincidence; 2) head coach Tony Sparano runs football's version of Guantanamo Bay; 3) the Dolphins' scouting department isn't taking the time to learn about the character of their grunts.

Do I plan on getting to the bottom of it? No, I don't. None of those guys were going to make the roster anyway. But I would like to know what name Ms. Rogers would have gone with if SirVincent had been a girl.