The Daily Take will be posted every weekday at 3 p.m. and will offer our opinion on a pertinent topic involving the Dolphins. Today we discuss the status of running back Robert Edwards.

Every Dolphins fan, player and coach had to be happy when running back Robert Edwards was announced as the winner of the 2002 George Halas Award, which recognizes the ability to overcome adversity.

Edwards' comeback with the Dolphins last season truly was remarkable, and anyone who spent time with Edwards discovered this is a classy guy with a great work ethic.

But the sad reality is that Edwards very well might find himself looking for a job before the end of training camp.

That's because no matter how inspiring his comeback was, the reality is you're dealing with a running back who has lost his explosiveness because of his catastrophic knee injury.

Edwards has great awareness and instincts as a running back, and that's partly why he rushed for over 1,100 yards as a rookie for New England in 1998.

But that unfortunately isn't enough in the NFL.

It was a bad omen for Edwards late last season when he became inactive after the Dolphins decide to use Ricky Williams on third downs.

Travis Minor clearly is the No. 2 back behind Williams, and Edwards might not be able to hold off 2002 seventh-round pick Leonard Henry in training camp.

Henry isn't likely to see much action this season, but the Dolphins like his potential and they're intrigued by his upside.

As for Edwards, he unfortunately isn't likely to get more explosive and that's why he will have a hard time just making the team.

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