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Byline: Omar Kelly
DAVIE, Fla. _ Dan Henning admits he never wanted Chad Pennington the first time around.
The Dolphins' offensive coordinator refers to 2000, when the Jets made Pennington the third of four first-round draft picks.
"I was hoping for a receiver to tell you the truth," said Henning, the Jets' offensive coordinator at the time.
Pennington's meticulous ways and study habits quickly won Henning over.
Eight years later, Pennington's efficiency and consistent play have the Dolphins (9-5) contending in the AFC East and serve as a shining example to his understudies, Chad Henne and John Beck.
"(Pennington) spends …