Escaping New York limbo, Pennington ready to help Dolphins rebuild

It seemed the Jets could not help Chad Pennington pack his bags fast enough. Now the most experienced Dolphins QB, he's relishing the chance to excel again, writes Jeffri Chadiha.

Originally Published: August 15, 2008
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

DAVIE, Fla. -- The first real indication of how much Miami Dolphins quarterback Chad Pennington has to learn in his new job came early in his first preseason game.

He strolled to the line of scrimmage on one play Aug. 16, eyeing the Jacksonville Jaguars' defense and knowing only one route that his receivers would run. At that point, Pennington knew he had two options: Hope the receiver got open or run for his life.

"I wound up running," ...

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