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Dolphins lose to Chargers, go to 0-3

The Dolphins find themselves in quite a hole right now.

They are 0-3 after playing their worst game of the young season today, a 23-13 loss to San Diego.

And the news gets worse:

Miami's prospects of salvaging this young season have taken a hit in that starting quarterback Chad Pennington left the game in the third quarter with a right shoulder injury. The extent of the injury is not known right now, but it didn't look good. Pennington could be out a while.

On defense, Joey Porter, who led the team in sacks a year ago, also could not finish the game. He left the game in the fourth quarter with the hamstring injury he was nursing all week.

Chad Henne took over for Penninton and didn't exactly play Lou Gehrig to Pennington's Wally Pipp. Henne was chased, hit and picked off.

That interception was by Eric Weddle and returned 32 yards for a touchdown.

Henne finished with 10 completions on 19 attempts for 92 yards. His long completion was for 27 yards to Ronnie Brown. His QB rating was 44.2.

Henne did lead an inconsequential fourth-quarter TD drive.

The defense? Fine up front. Terrible in the secondary.

The Dolphins gave up two looong pass plays -- of 55 yards and 47 yards. And, the troubling thing is there was double coverage on both passes and the receiver still came up with the ball against two Miami defenders.

As outlooks go things look seriously bleak for the Dolphins now.

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notice how bobbyd12 is gone and sundenly NJ appears. and nj says bobby has balls, boy nj has balls too.

hey not everyone can be right on players. ask mel kiper.

Sammo , what's up. O-3 . Thing aren't good buddy.

I KNOW SOME WHO'S ALWAYS RIGHT ON PLAYERS......NJ MY BABY PIN FAN

WE PLAYED ENOUGH SO FAR , GOOD NIGHT TO THE MASSES .

i was against bringing in a loud wr but now i can see we need a #1 reciver. its time to contact denver and work a trade for marshall. that makes the other recivers better and the running game better instantly. the defenses will have to plan against him every week, plus ricky,ronnie and the wildcat. thats a lot for them to deal with. should give us the edge we need.

NJ YOU BETTER ANSWER ME

wild who ?

answer me please

what's up Dfan ? did you take a shower yet ?

BOBBYD= DIRTY WHITE TRASH
WASHDAY IS COMING YOUSE BE THERES YEZ HEARS. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH.....................

NJ i know man this has been rough so far my friend. where the hell is turner? i mean we could really use him in the redzone.

HEY SAMMO WHY WOULD YEZ WANNA KNOW IF ANOTHER MAN HAS SHOWERED YET YEZ PERVE. HAHAHAHA.....

1031 post was not me. come on man don't post fake names. be bigger than that

Jetset you are new so you don't know i wouldn't post that

Let's not lose sight of what's working... The Dolphins are good at both running the ball and stopping the run. And during the Marino years, they couldn't do either. Henne is no Marino, but it will be interesting to see how he develops while Pennington is out. Still, Miami clearly needs to get a true #1 receiver. And it's time for Sparano to shake-up the secondary. As in, sit Wilson and give Clemens a shot.

Yuck! Pennington is going to have to calm Henne down for the next game. He needs to be a calming force for the rookie Henne.

WHOSE IN EVER POSTED IT'S A PERVE AND HIS MOTHERS IN REMORSEFUL HAHAHAHAHA......

I love the dolphins and read blogs everyday and never write nothing but this is not for the fans, i hope one of the people from the dolphins locker room read this. WE NEED A WR, i like ginn...on the sideline and we need to stop being cheep and go out and get some play makers. this the same team that got there butts kick in the playoffs no change and nothing so again stop being cheep in go get a WR. we run the ball great but when the D come up into a 8-man box we cant go deep cause we have no QB or WR so we in a loose-loose all henne need is a WR then we will b back

i agree give clemmons a shot. he can't do any worse than wilson. and at least we know he can run with receivers.

Look this season is shot. Let Jenne finish the year and see how he develops. Wake needs playtime too. Bench Ginn for a couple weeks. I know Henne is playing a lot with Turner and Hartline in practice. I am tired of waiting for Ginn to deliver.

Sammo , jetset09 isn't a new poster. If you can't tell it's the idiot cuban menace , then you're slipping buddy. :)

if miami coaches actually game planned for their player's strengths we would be much improved. quit having ginn run these short routes knowing he gonna get popped and drop the ball. hell they send rillo deep more than ginn. WTF?

all the stars we have in the onwer box need to donate some money so we can get some firepower and stop getting a free check. As a dolphin i no what we need so y the front office cant see what we need or at lease see this comming. last yr post season ended because we didnt open up the offense now a yr later and all the ota's and mini capms and preseason games and all the big name we pass up, now that's what really making me mad ted need to do what he do best and thats on the punts and kick off's not a #1 WR. come on front office WAKE UP n smell the superbowl and please make some change cause this game plain not working, do any thing i dont care if its putting brown at WR. do something other then what the game plan is now

Dirty white trash? Thats Po Po to you.

NJ i haven't posted in awhile so i'll admit i'm rusty spotting the multi name poster's.

NJ..
Who ever he is he can't conjugate.

screw you nj, godfather of football, clown

i bet whoever he is is a master at something that rhymes with conjugate.

Sammo , it's easy . You can tell it's him by the way he writes and picks fights. He's a lost soul. :(

YOUSE BOTH WRONG AND YOUSE NJ ARS FROM THR WRONG SIDES OF THE RIVER. GET BACKS THE DOCKS AND COLLECTS YEZ TARIFFS

sammo/NJ,

Sad day huh? Ginn is not catching manys balls, has me concerned you know. Brown's fumble really hurt.

HEY JETSET #2 YOUSE TALKS REAL FUNNY. I CAN HARDLY CONJUGATES YEZ THERES HAHAHAHAHA........

NJ, this jetset cat is CM?

Dont suprise me much.

Sammo! Are jou lookin in me batroom? I done poundin me meet! Me eat wonderbread, goberment cheeze wit xtra mayo sandwich; holding microscope & pound me meet make me hungry!

Your right NJ. it is easy. now i know how the geico cavemen feel.

HEY NJ THERE,

IZE NEEDS A NICE SHOESHINE CAN YEZ SCOOTS ME UPS THE HEAD YEZ LINES THERE?

Jetset09,A donde te quieren mucho no vengas a menudo.

HEY SAMMO'S WITH YOUSE AND NJ'S IN HERES ALL THE LITTLE BOYS AND GIRLIES ARS SAFE OUT THERE FOR NOW

Ace , what's up man ? It is a sad day. Also , of course jetset is the menace. I suprised at you guy ! This is his life since he has no other. The menace loves this shyt. His name fits. SAD SAD , LITTLE BOY ! :(

Ace NJ browns fumble ruined the momentum of the game. i'm out fellas. be safe.

I'm a Jets fan and have nothing but respect for the Dolphins. I'm not naive enough to believe that the Dolphins are as bad as their record indicates. I never understand why people resort to name calling and getting personal when discussing a frighan sport. Especially that bobby person. I'm just thankful that the Jets-Dolphins game is back in primetime again. Great rivarly regardless of the record. Hopefully you guys take out Buffalo, so you're not really hungry for your 1st win against us. Best of luck to most of you.

Wake up people.........Henne is a career backup. He does not have the "it" factor. I watched stafford today, and that kid will be a king.

Henne does not have the marbles to be anything other than a Trent Dilfer.

NJ'S I THINKS YEZ GAYER THAN PEANUT BUTTER SAND WITH LETTUCE AND MAYO AND YEZES WEARING YOUSE MOTHERS HOOKER HEELS WHILE YEZ SITS AT THE KEYBOARD

and dilfer won a super bowl. I'll take that.

WE NEED A WR !!!!!!!

Damn Johnny that was out of left field.

I love the fins alot but aftr the fumble in endzone in the 1st quarter thts whn i new tht the wasnt gonna b good. As far as the qb story goes i say start white. Cuz if he gets into troble at least he can run lik stole something. Yup tht team is definately injury plagued.

YEAH NJPHINFAN I CAN SEEZ YOUSE NOW SITTING AT YEZ KEYBOARD WEARING YEZES PINK BRA, WITH MATCHING PANTIES, GARTERBELT, AND HOOKER HEEL. WITH A GOD AWFUL OBEST AND HAIRY BODY AND PUFFING ON A BENSON AND HEDGES WHILE TYPING OUT YEZ GARBAGE. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.........

Say What?

NJ IS NEXTELL GAY. YEZ SHOULD BE THE NEXT TO COME OUT OF THE CLOSET AND TELLS THE WORLD THAT YEZES GAY, HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.............

NJ,

I kind of thought it was cm. After all he used aloco, gopats earlier. I thought he would be tired by now. I am suprised he does not blame me for all this, being that I am the devil. The problem is that you and many of us know it is him and he know we know, but he still continues on.

Hey JetSet09: La ausencia es al amor lo que al fuego el aire: que apaga el pequeño y aviva el grande.

Okay, here is my ASSESSMENT of what is going on with the fins.
1) Tuna and organization have a blind spot when it comes to drafting safeties and WR's.
2) Dolphins should not start Ginn. He is really a specialty receiver and nothing more. He goes down and refuses to take a hit and is very inconsistent and not reliable.
3) Terrific game by Merling and Langford.
4) Nate Jones is super.
5) Who is coaching the secondary???????
6) What the heck is Miami doing calling a MILLION short passes. STOP it already. Mix it up and go for it.
7) Throw the balls to our RB's who are the strength of the team and STOP throwing it to Ginn and underneath. It is predictable, boring, and does not work to play that short chippy game.
8) Tuna needs to take some responsibility for not getting a #1 WR and for not taking Matt Ryan. Somebody has to say it, the Tuna has blindspot.
9) WHAT THE HECK WAS MIAMI huddling AGAIN when they were down late. Hello, is anyone HOME??????
That was absolutely incredible that they were taking their time on a 4quarter drive when they are down. Astounding! Sparano what is going on?
10) Throw the ball to Ronnie Brown and Rickie until they stop it. Run the Wildcat until they stop it. But please please please stop throwing underneath.
11) Time for Sparano to show some guts and explain why these fins were so unprepared for late drives and why the offense is not adjusting to the realities of what they can and can't do.
12) Why or why did Miami not learn from the Colts game. They were beaten like rag dolls long and they did not make the adjustments in the off week. This is inexcusable.
13) It is time for a major shakeup. Do anything but stop doing the same thing!!!!

Shula---help!!!!!!!!!

David from San Francisco :(((((((

DONT FLATTER YOUSE SELF ACIE DUCIES I NEVER HEARDS OF YEZS...HAHAHAHAHAHA.........

PS: IM ABSOLUTELY THRILLED YEZES STUPIDITOS THINKS IM THIS OTHER CHARACTER...HAHAHAHAHAAH..

Jetset09:La distancia es el olvido.

HEY BOBBY WHATS IN EVER IF YEZES GETS THOSE TURDS OUT OF YEZ MOUTH THEN MAYBE WE CAN WELCOME YOUSE TO OURS LITTLE ENGLISH CLASS WEEZ GOTS GOINGS ON IN HERES AND HERES HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.........

Ace, don't feel bad . He called me the devil the other day.

me wish gopats,aloco, cuban menace and jetset09 would all die ha ha ha

A Jetset09: La perdiz por el pico se pierde.

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