The Ricky fallout

By now, everyone knows about Ricky Williams' arm injury, sustained in Toronto's 26-23 victory over the Saskatchewan Roughriders (love the nickname) on Saturday night. Needless to say, the Dolphins will be paying close attention to Williams' recovery from a broken left arm in the next several weeks. But what does the injury mean for the Dolphins?

Indications are that the break, which occurred at the end of a running play in the second quarter, was clean and that's good news because it means there should be no major issues when it comes to healing.

Toronto coach Mike "Pinball" Clemons initially said Williams probably would be "out for a little while," and later reports indicated Williams would be out in the neighborhood of four weeks.

That means Williams could be back playing for the Argonauts by the last week of August or early September.

He still would have half the regular season, which means more time to get some work in and, on the flip side, more chances to get injured.

Obviously, the risk of injury was the biggest reason Nick Saban and Co. weren't crazy about letting Williams play in the CFL in the first place, but the good news is that this wasn't the type of injury that could have kept Williams from returning to the Dolphins in 2007.

All the injury did, really, was make the Dolphins more nervous about Williams playing in the CFL than they already were.

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In better news, the Dolphins officially have signed seventh-round pick Devin Aromashodu to a four-year contract.

That leaves four unsigned draft picks: first-round choice Jason Allen, third-round selection Derek Hagan, and the other two seventh-round picks, Rodrique Wright and Frederick Evans.


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