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Courtesy of PFT, Adam Shefter of the NFL Network is reporting that Culpepper exiting the practice field earlier had nothing to do with his status as a member of the Dolphins.  Schefter also said that Culpepper was not taken off the field by team officials and that Culpepper will not be released "anytime soon" but he could be traded at any moment.

Daunte, however, claims he will block any trade by not restructuring his deal, according to this article by Alex Marvez.  

Apparently, Daunte was told by Terry Shea that he would not get any reps outside of one-on-one drills.  So Daunte decided to go hit the weight room, which is why he left the field:

"I understand totally what's going on," Culpepper said. "Instead of wasting time out there watching practice, I went into the weight room and got a little bit stronger."

Culpepper, angered by not getting reps, has said he will not participate in any of the remaining mini-camp sessions under those circumstances.  Culpepper then said he would block any trade:

Culpepper also said he would refuse to restructure his current contract, which would essentially block the Dolphins from trading him to any other team. Culpepper is set to earn $5.5 million in base salary in 2007, which is considered too lofty a figure for a quarterback who has experienced major knee problems the past two seasons. Culpepper is serving as his own agent and would almost assuredly need to agree to a restructured contract before a trade could be completed.

"They're going to do what's best for them. Obviously, I'm going to do in my opinion what's best for me," Culpepper said. "I'm going to work out every day I'm here and continue to get myself healthier and physically better the best way I can."

This is getting more and more interesting...