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Rookie Minicamp Q&A: Tony Pape

Former University of Michigan tackle Tony Pape was a seventh-round pick in 2004 who left the Dolphins last summer after playing in NFL Europe. Pape is back with the Dolphins after asking Coach Nick Saban for another shot and he saw his first action during the rookie minicamp. Here's what he had to say after the first of the three days of the minicamp.

Q. Why did you quit last year?A. "Last year, I got sent to Berlin and played there for an entire season. I came back, and I was just kind of worn out. It was a long season over there, and as soon as I came back, I was coming into camp. I just didn't have the right mind-set to think I would be able to make the team. So I stepped away, and I got my focus back. I went home, worked out for six or...

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