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Sparano explains the dilemma caused by his offense

We all kind of figured the addition of Brandon Marshall to the Miami Dolphins was a good thing in that it caused problems for opposing defenses. Yes, the Dolphins have an elite receiver now.

That should help the passing game.

But coach Tony Sparano today got more detailed about how it will help the passing game beyond Marshall. And, yes, it will help the running game as well.

Simply, last year opposing teams had one approach to stopping the Miami offense: They didn't want to get beaten by the running game of Ronnie Brown and Ricky Williams.

That meant teams would load eight men in the box and that not only would hinder Miami's running attack but also shut down the tight end position because, as Sparano shared today, "the middle of the field was closed."

Enter Marshall into the mix and the middle of the field should open up if teams do what is expected and they double team the new addition with a cornerback and safety over the top on one side of the field. Now, the defense cannot clog the middle of the field, opening things up for the tight end and it definitely cannot commit eight players to stopping the running game, thus opening up running lanes.

Voila: Multi-dimensional offense.

Of course, this is all conjecture and educated guessing not only by us, but the Dolphins themselves. As Sparano points out, he's waiting to see how teams prioritize stopping the Miami offense.

"I don't really know how these people are going to look at us," he said today. "I would anticipate most people will say, 'We're not going to let Brandon Marshall beat us.' But last year the philosophy was, 'We're not going to let Ricky and Ronnie beat us.' So I'm not sure how they're going to look at us right now. They might say, 'Well, prove to us that Brandon is going to beat us.' Or it might still be, 'Prove to us that Ricky and Ronnie can beat us.' If it's the [former] then the tight end will get the ball a little bit more."

Obviously, the proof will be up to the Dolphins. If teams decided they still aren't going to allow Miami to run, then Chad Henne and Marshall must hurt the defense deeply enough and often enough to make them adjust. And if defenses decide to stop Marshall from the start, the tight end play and the running game must be good enough to make the defense pay for its decision.

This much is certain, however. The Dolphins offense now poses a dilemma for oposing defenses.

And that is a good thing.

Other matters ...

The coach said cornerback Will Allen was held out of practice Wednesday morning because his knee was bothering him so he is being rested ... Evan Oglesby, helped off the practice field in Tuesday's late practice, has an ankle injury. Sparano did not say how serious the injury is but having witnessed it, it seemed like a multi-week affair to me ... Center Jake Grove said the bone bruise in his knee is "really nothing.' He returned to practice today although he didn't finish the entire session, something which was planned ... Guard Nate Garner stopped working late in the morning practice and sat out several repetition. He was limping ... The Dolphins have canceled this afternoon's practice. They're scheduled back to work tomorrow morning.

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Boy does Fat Rex use the f word a lot. He should watch his mouth, there are children watching! They got Grandpa Drunk Namath ripping the Dirty one because he doesn't know how to properly take a snap. Sweet if Drunk Namath is in camp be a mentor. I wonder if he will ask Sanchez for a kiss

Darryl, did you see the Hard Knocks or is this just a general observation about an individual who lives in NY? the 'f word is a staple ...

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NJ vs rayray the second battle at the SS.

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goodnight nj
goodnight finronb
peace
1-luv to the MOB
That is some sick @zzz shyt over at the SS.

poor poor menace , still crying that he can't get on the SS to join in on the convo because he was banned !!! so , so sad and pathetic !!

finfanrob says:
August 12, 2010 at 12:05 am
and i will assume chris t is asleep so we can talk about anything if we so choose.

Reply NJ PHIN FAN says:
August 12, 2010 at 12:08 am
be careful , chris in NOT asleep yet . fyi , when rob and i got suspended . it was right about this time at night !!

NJ is such the bozo. Chris has got his number.LOL

finfanrob says:
August 12, 2010 at 12:23 am
nj,

some advice from a blog friend?

you are a blog friend. it is funny, i think most of us can cut thru the bull and see who is someone we would hang out with rather on a blog or not, and you seem a person most would like.

Poor finfanrob must be a brain damaged fool. I guess he dont know NJ, the real NJ. What a soap opera, can we all say awwwwwwwww.LMFAO

Reply NJ PHIN FAN says:
August 12, 2010 at 12:28 am
i do consider you a freind on here and you can tell who you would like to be friend with on here through the way to respond to someone and how they talk to that someone,

Words of wisdom by NJ....awwwwwww
Lovely NJ what a buffon idiot bwhahahahahhaha

finfanrob says:
August 12, 2010 at 12:30 am

my rep or my life……hmmmmmm ok, f it……bite me nj, i dont need your help, i am am heeeeman, i can get over this damn heart thing on my own……noooooowwwwww, come closer to me herd, let me show you how you can make my heart race

This shyt is all true over at the sentinel

Look out boys there's a new sheriff in town. His name is Mike Nolan and he's making darned sure that the wolf's gonna get fed. On quarterbacks, Gulp. Satiated. Stuffed, as in running backs behind the line of scrimmage. Put the bite on opposing receivers 'til they squeal like little piggies. The big, bad wolf is going to rampage, a' rompin' and a' stompin', a' rapin' an' a' pillagin'. Badges? We don't need no stinkin' badges.

poor poor menace , so so sad !!

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MY VOTED IS FOR THE LOOSER WHO PRETRENDS TO BE ME REAL ALOCO AND WRITES IN BLACK. EVERY EVERY BODY HEARD ME WHEN I TELLED I WOULD GET MY ACCOUNT IN BLUE BECAUSE I BECOME TIRED PEOPLE SPEAKING OF BANANAS AND FRUIT WITH MY NAME. SOMEBODY TRYING TO RUN MY GOOD NAME MAKE ME THE FOOL, SO I AM NO LONGER BLUE IN MY FACE BECAYSE MY NAMES NOW IN THE BLUE@! SO NOW THIS WAY, YOU KNOW THAT IT IS ONE TRUE ALOCO. THE ONE WHO WRIGHT IN BLUE IS GOOD TRUE MAN. ALOCO WHO RIGHT IN BLACK IS LIAR AND LOVES JETS OR PATRITS TEAM.

Armando, in addition to what you mentioned in your article on Marshall and Martin having an effect on the running game. There is the other wide out. The Dolphins will certainly prefer Brian Hartline over the other slower receivers. If Ted Ginn was not so bad he would have been a great compliment to Marshall and the Dolphins objectives of getting the opposition defense to back off on eight players in the box.

Put your money on Brandetterdon and Gold

ALoco do not be fooled into buying USA equities

Gold is still 1206 an ounce

Stock market is Way Over Valued

This is a Fasano, I mean fasado

Gold could hit 1400 or 1500 a troy ounce in a couple months

USA Dow should be 8000 range

Market is a fake, propped up market

Expect devastation


Dolphins stand as one & will win

NWO will have one government one currency
& win

Expect life as u knew it to change

Read between the lines
Foreclosures = Over 1 Million more coming to USA

U have been had

Your house will only lose more and more value

I hate America

I'm one of these wing nuts who believes in black helicopters

The stock market is NOT gonna crash

Gold is for fools

Things ARE getting better, slowly but surely

There is no such thing as a NWO

I'm an Un-American IDIOT

Home-O

Dear Mr. Salguero

Just very recently I have been reading about
Haarp weather weapons, reducing the population by 5 billion people and cash for gold.

Seeing that this is a football blog and of course seeing that you are Mr. Salguero...should I send in my old gold for cash ?

I heard it could go for as high as 1500 an OZ...also how will these gold price's affect the Miami Dolphins...I'll wait for your answer off the air.

Soiled :)

THE FAKE BLUE ALOCO NEVER GOES TO SLEEP .HIS LAST POST @4.28AM.
SICK DUDE .

boobyd12 also posts as the fake home. fyi

THE MARKET IS GOING TO GO DOWN HARD TODAY . LOW VOLUME FOR MONTHS AND WHEN IT GOES DOWN IT GOES DOWN HARD .

GOING TO WORK TO PAY TAXES FOR SOILED .LATER .

Dear Mr. Aloco

"GOING TO WORK TO PAY TAXES FOR SOILED"

Could pick me up at the Methadone clinic on your way home tonight ?

All you other posters could learn a thing or two from Aloco.

Workin the system

Soiled :)

I'm a little concerned about our O-line. Last year, they were the strength of this team and everywhere else you could find weaknesses. Now, were stronger at WR and Defense with a young QB ready to break out and our O-line is lagging behind. Some of this has to do with the coach tinkering and evaluating the players. But, they seem to be having a hard time picking up the blitz, handling pass rushers, and protecting Henne! Injuries seem to be a problem also.

This blog has turned into garbage with no patrolling from MODS or our New local Celebrity ARMANDO.

Armando and the AMIGO.... Was the demise of this blog.

PLEASE FAKE CUBAN MENACE = NJ/TIM/Scum Sentinel hate group, keep off the PPB BLOG

SAYONARA!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Seems this year's training camp hasn't been getting the best coverage. I remember last year in praticular we would get daily blow-by-blows. Even the PBP had good coverage. This year we get nothing, and Mandy must be overwhelmed with the show cause we get manuere about Evan O-god-I've been cut a million times.

went to camp. big problems on o. the qb's suck. all of them. pat white has no biz being on any nfl field. go to baseball already. henne,constant over throws and misfires.he can only dump it off "barely", on 80% of his plays. thigpen too. and penni has nothing left in his arm. forget about him. the o-line is in disarray. major issue. it's not that the d is so dominant,it's that the o just blows... bright spots are... marshall catches everything."when he can,cough! qb", real deal. wallace should be the #-2 wr. making plays when he can." bad throws." pruit also.just think what these guys can do with a real qb. the coaching staff has got their hands over flowing with problem solving.the puppet media are sugar coating a pile of poop. they need to be doing constant 2 a days like back in the 70's and try and come up with some solutions for the 2010 season. i can read the writing on the locker room wall. i know the coaches are only getting 2 hours of sleep a nite. they're sleeping at camp nova.will it help?????????. don't listen to the bs tweets... cut down day can't come soon enough.look for the staff to be doing some major dumpster diving when teams whip out the pink slips.batten down the hatches boys and gals. it's gonns be nasty out there.you like d?. you will be seeing alot of it.they will be spent by the 4th q until the o can come up with some long drives.

FYI

Nate Garner, out the rest of the preseason, might start in PUP list

Will ALLEN OUT NEXT 2 WEEKS or MORE

THE CURSE OF JT!

This blog has turned into garbage with no patrolling from MODS or our New local Celebrity ARMANDO.

Armando and the AMIGO.... Was the demise of this blog.

PLEASE FAKE CUBAN MENACE = NJ/TIM/Scum Sentinel hate group, keep off the PPB BLOG

SAYONARA!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dolphins waived WR Taurus Johnson.
The Dolphins signed Johnson to the practice squad last December after he went undrafted out of South Florida. He saw time on kickoff and punt returns early in training camp.

sacks will come often and early,look for the d to tie/break the bears record of 72 back in 1984.. also,marinos low of 7 sacks in a season in 1988 will be safe for another season.

sirius nfl radio in camp with pat kirwin. they will be live on channel 124 from 3 to 7. SS said pat white gots TONS of reps today but didn't say how it went. i guess we will hear an unbiased opinion on sirius today... finally!!

According to homer,there's no sense in watching football this year.

HOW IS THE PROOF THAT IM THE ONLY NUMBER ONE ALOCO? WOULD REAL ALOCO EVERY SAY SOMETHING LIKE "THE MARKET IS GOING TO GO DOWN HARD TODAY . LOW VOLUME FOR MONTHS AND WHEN IT GOES DOWN IT GOES DOWN HARD ." I DON'T EVEN KNOW WHAT HE IS SAYING. EVEN WHERE I LIVED THE STORES DO NOT FALL TO THE GROUND FOR NO REASONS. EVEN LIKE YOU TRY TO BE FUNNY FAKE ALOCO, WHY TRY THE HUMOR THAT MAKES FUN OF OTHER COUNTRYS THAT YOU THINK IS POOR? OUR MARKETS MAYBE DO NOT HAVE AS MUCH FOOD IN THEM BUT THEY ARE BUILT WELL AND WILL STAND FROM THE WIND AND RAIN.

Anybody here going up to catch the Phins game in December?? Give NJ a shout if you are joining him. LOL

Will Allen out for the season?
What is going on

Anybody here going up to catch the Phins game in December?? Give NJ a shout if you are joining him. LOL

sounds like you want to suck his d^ck !!!

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