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Dolphins vs. Pats flexed out of prime time

While Fins nation is all abuzz about the possibility of the Dolphins catching the New England Patriots for the AFC East lead in the coming two weeks -- assuming New England loses to New Orleans this weekend -- the brainiacs at NBC aren't so fired up about the idea.

NBC believes the Minnesota Vikings game versus Arizona is a more compelling prime time show. So the Miami game versus New England, orginally scheduled for 8 p.m. on Dec. 6, has been moved to a 1 p.m. game instead.

NBC "flexed" the Viking-Arizona to Sunday night.

The new start time means Miami vs. New England will be aired on CBS instead of NBC. 

One reason this game was likely moved is that rare is the national opinion that views the Dolphins as a legitimate playoff-caliber team.

Tim Hasselbeck was just on ESPN doing a "Contender-Pretender" segment, in which he labels teams with playoff possibilities in one category or the other.

Hasselbeck's opinion? The Dolphins are pretenders.

"I think they're a pretender as well, you referenced Ronnie Brown and the injuries. I don't think the Dolphins are going to be able to sustain the injuries they've sustained this season," Hasselbeck said. "When you look at it, they have Ronnie Brown and have Ricky Williams now, and the offensive line is banged up as well."

Nothing like insightful analysis. 

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Andy Cohen is definately a fluffer boy for the Fins; they are "Feel good" articles...Completely lacking objectivity...However, Sparano is full of it, when the OWNER and GM know you have a problem you can stop trying to save face.

Not only do we not have to deal with the anticipation of waiting all sunday for us to play, but now I get to eat ted specials(if you don't know what that is then go to the donut gallery on key biscayne...epic) at the stadium and get to Joes Stone Crabs before it closes! Not a bad deal.

Where is fair weather fan NJ Phin Fan?

Posted by: carlito from golfito | November 24, 2009 at 11:47 AM

NJ you gonna let carlito talk this way about you?

NJ,

Quit playing like you are real fan. When Dolphins were down, you abandon them and talk alot of bad things about Dolphins.

As soon as they get back to doing good, you ready to jump back on the wagon.

Bad news for those of us out-of-towners. I was excited to watch a game from my living room. Back to BW-3's like every other week. I'm gettin tired of their nachos..but have to order something.

Dolphins have great chance to win division or make wildcard.

They have to play almost all teams in their way (Pats, Jags, Texans, Steelers).

It is time to prove they worth now. This team suffer alot of injury but is become stronger and more together as unit. Dolphins went on a streak to end last year and looks like they already start one to end this year.

If Dolphins make the playoffs this year there will be no doubters because they will have beat out much better team who contending for playoffs themselves to get there.

me notice someting about NJ feud with other peeple. He will fight you to the death even when he is wrong...the other person will either back down or even agree just to make peace. Peace, peace, but there will be no peace. NJ is always RIGHT! Everyone else either agree or they are wrong. He love Bush, if you dont then you are wrong. me want to get along wit nj, so I say nj you right we wrong. Dont challenge him carlito, he is far stronger than you in his feud.....RAGE I SAY. He go on the sentinel to VOICE his ideas as another found him out. Beware carlito, please give in and surrender.

Carlito , when you stop talking like a Buttwipe I might respond to your idiotic posts. Quit questioning my dolphin loyalty , you're a just embarrassing yourself. I was a dolphin fan while you were still a itch in your Daddy's balls. I 'm a smart , realistic fan who doesn't live on fantasy island.

Glad i have the sunday ticket. Fu$# Favre. Idiots would rather show that lame game over a huge division rivalry? Favre is a tool, he will crash and burn you wait and see. so sick of that creep.

NJ are you saying carlito is like Tattoo on Fantasy Island? LOL just kidding counld not help it. Dee plane Dee plane boss

Cuban menace aka anti-christ on the ss blog is now golden corralito. What's a matter , you upset that DYING BREED apologized to me and the feud is over ? We can't entertain your pre-school mind of your anymore ?. Don't worry , you can always go back to talking to yourself under different names . That should keep you entertained.

Nj,

You not so smart. You thought the Dolphins to lose to Carolina and want them to not succeed so you can start to rip team apart. You just like to hear yourself talk and make yourself feel smart.

Quentin Moses
Anthony Fasano
John Nalbone

These are all players you vouch for and they are horrible. Shows how much you know.

We will accept you as you jump back on bandwagon after trashing the Dolphins... Just know that the true Dolphins fans remember your real colors...

NJ, come on man!

miami could be tied for, or a half game out of the wildcard spot in two weeks. nbc sucks anyways, cris collinsworth is a dick.

If somebody prove NJ wrong or even just have opinion different to his, he automatically label that person as Cuban Menace using a different name in some big conspiracy...

It never fails... and its pretty entertaining...

Go Phins!

Just means I won't have to hear that moron Olberman talk before during and after the game no real loss.

Carlito/ cuban menace , your the same idiot , who lives on fantasy island , that said miami would beat NE and blowout Tampa bay. I was correct on both games. Now you back to being a jet fan . You're the same clown who used to be a dolphin fan , then switched to being a jets fan and then came back to be a dolphin fan because pennigton came to miami. That's right folks , this is the great Loyal dolphin fan carlito . Bwhahahahahahahahaha ! Bwahahahahahahahaha !

THE CUBAN TREE.....


1566...THE CUBANO MARRIED MARIA AND HAD 12 CHILDERNS
1666.....MANDO MARRIED SUSANA AND HAD 24 KIDS
1899...CUBAN SR HAD 34 KIDS W/SOPHIA MATINEZ AND HAD NO CHIDERNS BUT ONE GIRL NAMED MARIA .

1926..MARIA MARRIED FRANCK AND HAD 6 KIDS THE YOUNGES THE CUBAN MENACE .

1998..THE CUBAN MENCE MARRIED NANCY AND STILL TRYING TO HAVE KIDS .

Marc , you're correct about andy cohen. Fluffer boy for the dolphins is a understatement. :)

NJ, why are you always feuding with fellow fans, hahaha.

Granted I think you are as knowledgeable as they come, you do have a blindspot for those New Jersey tight ends.

I loved Fasano as much as anyone when he was a golden domer but he clearly isn't a stud tight end. Still think he's a useful #2.

NJ,

Sorry fool I am not and never been Cuban Menace. I am not even Cuban you genius.

You just prove my theory right.

I have been Dolphins fan my whole life. I never said Dolphins would blow out Bucs. Get your facts straight Jersey Boy.

Welcome back to being a Dolphins fan Mr. Fairweather NJ the know-it-all.

carlito,

be fair to nj phin.he's a good guy in football talk .let's not go over board and take every chance to take shots at him .it's not a good feeling to do that .

That is so BS dam NBC j hope that Vikings game sucks ass and we take the pats and be In first place and prove them wrong that is bs we always have a good night game plus Warner might not play bs

Schein on Fox Sports has 'Fins going to playoffs. There's some national media love, for ya.

Mark . Fellow fans ? Plural ? It's just one Idiot with different names. C'mon man , you can't tell the difference ? You're smarter then that . fasano is from my neck of the woods and i've meet him several time. So i'am biased but he's stll a good football player. i know for fact he been playing banged up all year. He's still young. I would keep him over haynos anyday. He's tougher and a better blocker .

miami gets national love or has nobody seen the dennis leary commercial giving props to the unveiling of the wildcat? hell every other commercial before the carolina game was all wildcat stuff. miami is 5-5 and climbing. wait till they are 7-5 then you guys will see miami all over the media.

Shame about Haynos. Didn't he have 2 drops at Carolina? He's the tallest person on the team and runs well--a waste of an excellent target.

NJ you classic paranoid man. Everybody who disagree with you or doesn't like you have to be one person because naturally everybody love NJ and he always right (sarcasm implied for slow people).

haha ROTFLMFAOAY!

Fasano
Nalbone
Moses

These are no all stars in this group

Makes perfect sense for them to do this.

Miami is barely holding on to a glimmer of hope for the playoffs.

You have the division leaders for the NFC North and West, not to mention the defending NFC Champion in a very possible NFC Championship preview.

Makes perfect sense. Glad I have Direct TV.

Oh yeah, didn't Miami already have 3 Primetime Games this year? There is no bias against Miami.

You people sound like Rex Ryan.

D,

Miami holding on to more than a glimmer of hope there buddy.

This team is 2 games back in division and only 1 game back in wildcard.

Fasano is definitely better than Haynos.

But man, Fasano did a lot of damage to Miami in a very winnable opener. But he's also done a lot of good. I hope he's back next year but I also hope they add a pass catching TE.

Nice to see that NJ tore himself away from the Jets Blog, where he praises Mark Sanchez's potential under a variety of psuedonyms.

Stop hiding behind Typepad, you coward, and reveal your true name, phone number, address, e-mail account, date of birth, mother's maiden name, license & vin, & social security number (assuming you are a legal alien).

We deserve to know at least this much!

You got to watch this.... maybe pass this on to Ireland Sparano and Parcells and realize why we are 5-5 instead of 7-3 I blame Ginn for the 2 losses against the Colts and Saints, both losses his fault SOLELY...
This video has the best background music too

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYSxJgjjJFc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYSxJgjjJFc

you need to watch this

NJ:

Agree with you on Fasano. I would not give up on him.

Go Pats:

You made reference to Miami Being in the basement for ten years? Dude, never good idea to smoke crack before getting on this blog. Miami is still the winningest team in the sport over the past forty seasons. Your attempt at re-writing history is lame. BTW, since your sawed-off little prick coach can't cheat anymore, get used to sinking real soon. Out.

Mike,

Is this the video of Ted Ginn lowlights set to snoop dog song "drop it like its hot?"

RexRyanSucks, if I'm not mistaken the Steelers should have surpassed us this season, they almost did last year...I'm faily certain they have the record now

THE ONLY THING TIM HASSELBACK HAS GOING FOR HIM IS HIS WIFE ELIZBETH FROM THE VIEW.HE GETS TO BONE HER ANYTIME HE WANTS.

That is such BS, everyone keeps counting us out, but the funny thing is, is that the colts and saints should be 9-1. Those teams just had lucky breaks late in the game. Everyone will see at week 17 who will be the afc east champs

Mike, although Ginn could have been the hero against both the Saints and Colts. I didnt seee him play a down of defense or miss one tackle.

Ginn didnt lose those games, he just didnt take advantage to be the hero and win those games. I would never mistake Ginn for Capt Save A B-tch and Im sure neither would anyone else.

Got to agree with Dying Breed here. And Ginn actually did make up for his mistake against the Saints but the blind mouse official didn't pick it up in review

Would love to see Cards win in a blow-out by 50 or more points, Phins win by 60 or more points, Favre throw 6 picks, 4 for TD's, Brady throw 5 picks for TD's and gets pulled from the game.

I for one am very happy with the earlier start with the Fin-Pat game. Now I dont have to jones like a crack head waiting for the always late dope dealer.

Speaking of crackheads waiting for the late dope dealer to finally show up.

John in Springs sounds like you just copped an entire kilo and burryiny your head int the pile like Scarface baby!

Speaking of crackheads waiting for the late dope dealer to finally show up.

John in Springs sounds like you just copped an entire kilo and are burrying your head into the pile like Scarface baby!

"Say hello to my leettle friend!"

ya know what NBC stands for, Nothing But Crap!

FASANO SUCKED BIG TIME ,HE'S FROM THE PLUMBER'S STATE NJ

NJ PHIN IS LYING HIS AZZZZZZ OFF ,HE SAID THAT DYING BREED SAID SORRY TO HIM .SORRY MY AZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

From a selfish point of view I'm delighted - it's now a 6pm start instead of a 1 or 2am over here. Hopefully Sky run it now - if not it'll be another search for a stream

To say miami should be 9-1 is just plain ridiculous and to say miami should be 7-3 is plain stupid. Miami should've lost to the jets in the 2nd game. Miami was outplayed and these things even up at the end of the year. i'm sure miami will win another game when they get out played. By the way , the same ginn that gets blamed for the NO and INDY losses , won that jet game for miami. Miami is what it is !

Ginn didn't lose those games. he wasn't the one giving up big pass plays or not defending the run or not rushing the passer or making bad play calls or misusing the clock. the whole team contributed to those losses.

carlito from golfito - c'mon man, we barely beat Jacksonville, barely beat the Jets the second time, and nearly lost to Carolina...

We are on borrowed time.

Sorry to pee in everyones Cheerios, I am just trying to be realistic.

It just shows that Brett Favre is the darling of the media. Ted Ginn did not lose those games. It was our defense that let us down. Now we have a breakfast tailgate.

FOR THE DONKEYS NJ PHIN AND D .FINS SHOULD HAVE WON VA SAINTS AND COLTS .

Cuban / aloco. Go to armando's blog NO SUPRISE : FERGUSON DONE FOR THE YEAR. Then go to page 4 you Cockroach.

It's great to see the plumber Nj posting his usual dribble, anyway, Iam shocked that NBC took the game off prime time, being that the pats are there flagship team, but then again maybe they don't want there team to loose again in prime-time...

NJ ,YOU HAVE NO CLASS TO BE ON THIS BLOG .LEARN FROM US HOW TO SPEAK TO PEOPLE IN NICE WAY AND CLASS .

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