Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Garbage time

That's what the remainder of the season is. Local reporters, and likely many fans, had convinced themselves that the Dolphins were better than the Giants and would somehow win the game.

But Eli Manning and OBJ weren't having it. And Tom Coughlin out coached Campbell. And so now the Dolphins are officially done in 2015, yet they still have to play 3 more wretched games. That's all garbage time.

As for Tannehill, he had an up and down night. But what he didn't do was find a way to win. The team had the ball with 5 minutes left, and great QBs give their team a chance to win. He went basically 3 and out and then the Giants ran out the clock. Sadly, that's what we've come to expect.

Since it's garbage time, why not start the young kid from Va Tech next week?

Setting aside my thoughts about him, where were his receivers? And in particular where was Parker? Wasn't he supposed to follow up last weeks performance and show why he's a first round pick?

Why get away from the run game so completely when it worked well in the first half?

Where was the pass rush? And what happened to the secondary? Brent Grimes got old and couldn't cover Tom Coughlin if he were running routes.

After the game, I caught that OBJ had a dolphins jersey on his shoulder during an interview. Is this a new trend? Go to the guy you beat and take his jersey? "Here's my mantle...that's the football I caught for the long TD. And there's the jersey of the guy I beat to get it."

About the 50th celebration at halftime. It makes me sad to think that's what this once-proud franchise was. And if you look at the great players from the all-time group, they all come from the first 40 years of the team. The last 10 are irrelevant and hasn't produced any memorable stars.

And the "throwback" uniforms were weird. Yeah, they had the 70s era logo on the helmets. But the jersey color was wrong, and the socks were off. It was close, but just not quite right IMHO. My point being that even when they try and honor the past in some way, they can't get it quite right.
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I thought Miami played a much better game and Tannehill was a lot better. I agree that I would hold out Tannehill, Suh, Landry, Miller and Albert for the rest of the season. Miami needs to find a third tackle and the OL needs to get stronger and tougher. This season was lost because of injuries to Delmas and the starting tackles IMHO.

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Same old tannehill; missing wide open homerun TDs. I counted 3. Well I warned Campbell that tannehill would take him down. Now the only hope for Campbell is if he starts Logan Thomas the rest of the way. This move would show that he is examining future prospects so that we will know what to do in the coming draft. If Campbell breaks out tannehill next week for even one play; his azz is grass!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Same old tannehill; missing wide open homerun TDs. I counted 3. Well I warned Campbell that tannehill would take him down. Now the only hope for Campbell is if he starts Logan Thomas the rest of the way. This move would show that he is examining future prospects so that we will know what to do in the coming draft. If Campbell breaks out tannehill next week for even one play; his azz is grass!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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We been out for 3 weeks now we were not making the playoff any way.We need to make changes on the coaching staff we to have a whole new system we need two new guards a another corner B Grimes loss a step and two new linebackers,We should hire Matt Patricia as the coach to fix the defensive and bring back Brian daboll as offensive coordinator.

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Logan Thomas??? lol if ur hoping for draft picks, I guess ur discrediting the drops on 2 of those 3 passes

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Seriously tho, did tannehill refuse ur prom invitation or something? Or do u believe our practice squad qb is so good even tho desperate teams won't claim him?

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So the good news is we didn't hurt our draft stock this week, and Brent Grimes made a salary cap decision for next year easier. So Grimes, Wake, Cameron, Coples and Jennings are all expendable. To much money with little to no results. As much as I love Wake and Grimes it is a business and wake is to old coming off a severe injury making a ton of money and grimes has been my favorite player since he came to Miami but he has lost 2 steps and has consistently turned into road kill. He doesn't warrant his contract anymore. Earlier this year I though it wouldn't be ok to let Grimes walk because he is to tough to replace but seriously, with these consistently horrendous results we could put anybody out there for much cheaper and get the same results.

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No doubt, thought o line is no longer our biggest issue, every qb we face has a near perfect rating. We need 2 cbs and a fs not to mention mlb damn we got work to do

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So sad. 3 games left and we are done.

We have become the Browns.