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Dolphins implode, lose 34-27 to Detroit

They managed to turn a 7-point lead into a 7-point loss today. The Miami Dolphins lose.

They finish the season 1-7 at home.

Terrible!

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the staff is 100 percent gone, no doubt anymore. now we can ask who will we get? my first choice is cowher, then gruden. bobbyd said he will never go to another fins game if they fired the staff. where is he, told him in september this would happen

They ALL suck--

Ball Boy
Fist Pump
Gramps
"The Future"


ALL MUST GO & THEY MUST GO NOW! (yes i know The Future cannpt be cut today).

TUNA's crew of misfits & Peter Principle Incompetents MUST ALL be cleared out.


PLEASE Mr. Ross!!!!!!!!

The offense is PITIFUL when the game is on the line!! Ten point lead - and they can't kill the clock, instead throwing 2 interceptions to let the Lions back in the game. And yet AGAIN, when behind in the fourth quarter and driving, they throw ANONTHER ball inbounds and run out the clock. The only team in the league that has absolutely NO CHANCE of coming back to win a game in the 4th quarter. PATHETIC. Santa - please send us a real quarterback and an offensive call player that gives us at least a CHANCE to win!

HOW MIKE NOLAN CRAP DEFENSE DO TODAY ?
HENN E WILL BE BACK W/A QB DRAFTED AT FIRST PICK .
SPARANO WILL LIVE FOR ANOTHER YEAR AS THE HC .

Wow! How do people that are paid so much money let that happen?

Mcstinky. Yippee Kayay Cow Patie.

We suck!

@bill:

you & I often agree---but what about making a play for Harbaugh??? Ross has a Michigan connection (he's a grad & huge donor to biz school)

unreal

This ids bad,,,woudn't want to be Sporano....and I guarantee if Belicheck wants to ensure he gets fired....he will attempt to humillate us next week....

Jim Harbough please. No more retreads! Gruden won with Dungy's boys, Cower's 15 years in Pittsburgh average out to 9-7. Harbough is who you want people.

WHERE WAS MR MIKE NOLAN THE LAST 15 MIUTES OF THE GAME ?

HE WENT TO CHANGE TO WEAR HIS FAVORITE SUITE .

Once again Henne has proven he is not the answer. Should have picked Ryan with that first pick instead of Long.

Worse Two Minute Drill:

Jacory Harris / Randy Shannon, Emerald Bowl

Chad "THe Future" Henne & Fist Pump?


I vote Chad-----he's flopped at it more often.

CANNOT EVEN GET PLAYS OFF & THEN THE INEVITABLE 3 YD CHECKDOWN

If Sparano stays then Ross is clueless.

there is no need to rehash the game. the only significant thing that happened was henne imploding in the 4th quarter, which assured a brighter future for the dolphins. i am looking forward to a coach who can compose a sentence and properly evaluate the quarterback and offensive line.

Chad Henne is a worthless piece of Crap.
Is that better you you censors

Thigpen should be QB next week. Why start a player who won't be on the team next year (at least as a starter)?

This season is now complete


I can't imagine after this that changes won't happen.

Back in olden times they would gather the whole staff/Regime/Family and put them in a room and know one would ever see them again and then the people would rejoice

B.MARSHALL.....10 MILLION
BESS WHO FELL........... 3.2 MILLION
R.BROWN...................6.5 MILLIN
MIKE NOLAN.............. 1.4 MILLION

Chad Henne is terrible. He gave the game away. How did he ever make it too the NFL ?

Parcells is the biggest coward!! He shopped for the groceries and gave the dolphin fans salmonella poisoning, and road of into the sunset like a punk!

Sparano sealed his fate with Mr. Ross. Back to being a line coach for Connecticut Tony!

atleast we get better draft position

41-10, New England.......

And for the........I don't know..........sixth time post-Marino, we detonate the TNT on this franchise.

We've got about four good players on this team. Maybe. Blame who you want. This team just isn't very good, and like an ass, we need to wipe really good, from front to back......

Best thing that could happen to the team. Now clean these clowns out. No more Henne, no more sparano, no more hennig. If Ross doesn't clean house now, he is really a snatch. One win at home...awesome.

Just poor poor play, playing calling, execution and plain gutless coaches. I'd rather see the Fins take a couple of shots by throwing to Marshall around the endzone, then running on a 3rd and 13. At least you go down fighting and not hoping for a Lions miscue. The back to back interceptions on those possessions is inexcusable. The quick check downs, the lack of vision beyond 10 yards is not what henne wants i'm sure, but its what he has done for the better part of the year. I think the coaching staff has made him more timid and less confident as the season wore on. some of this henne brought on himself, but not all of it.

@ The Seer, dude the world doesn't simply revolve around mediocre Michigan football. look where that's gotten us with that lame excuse for a QB.

THis team has regressed terribly. 3 of 4 losing seasons. Henne is not the answer. Without a change in coaching this team will not attract any free agents. I am embarrassed to be a fan of this team.

I'm calling a loss to NE's 3rd stringers next week right now!

Nolan had nothing to prove with his defense! If he played dead to let the Lions score it was only to help the team. That is strategy something Sparano does not have. He never improved as a coach in 3 years. Always overmatched. Make Nolan HC/DC hire Trestman as OC. Nolan can do both. Just get could position coaches to help.

FIRE SPARANO, IRELAND, AND HENNING! FIRE THE STRENGTH COACH, FIRE THE SPECIAL TEAMS COACH, AND FIRE THE FOOD VENDOR! IF I WAS ROSS, EVERY COACH WOULD BE FIRED BY 6PM TODAY! I WOULD LET RICKY WILLIAMS COACH THE TEAM FOR THE LAST GAME!!!

OUT WITH THE OLD! IN WITH A NEW COACHING STAFF!

The announcers picked up on something I hadn't ever noticed. When Henne is pressured he lowers his head and runs. Never looks up again with any intension of making a play downfield. Problem is many of the big plays come after you're flushed out of the pocket. Got to be able to improvise in this league.

Well watching that it sure looked like we mailed it in for a draft pick

Does Chad average 2 interceptions per game or 3?

He certainly manages to find the best moments to choke.

King of the chokers. GET RID OF HIM!

HE SUCKS! DO YOU GET IT?

I called this season at 7-9 or 8-8 because this regime is slow and thin and plays not to lose. Event the one season where they won it was week by week the slimmest of margins. I also saw this lose coming because this team is rattling apart like a 76 Pinto. It is tough to see how bad this franchise has become and it is not going to get better. I admit it is time to clean house and just start over. The draft picks this regime has made are no better than the previous ones and in fact are in some ways worse (Odrick???... Misi???... Henne???).

This is just bad.

Well deserved my loved Phins Im really pissed off with coaches they made everything possible to make Miami loss the old Dolphins we saw that took the lead and want to stay with it instead of increasing it so sad! This is the boom to fire Sparano and most of the coaches exept Nolan nice job man!

WE R NOW AT NO 16 AT DRAFT ,WAY BETTER THAN 18

Would like to hear what tonys plans are for the offseason.....mando ask him please.....i'll be shocked if he says anything related to football next year!!!!!

What a disgrace!!! Lose to Cleveland, Buffalo and now Detroit. Think Sparano sealed his fate. Mr. Ross get COWHER now before we lose this chance.

DON'T GET COWHER OR GRUDEN! Stat: No coach has ever won a Super Bowl with 2 different teams. Ever. And it's not about to start with Cowher.
So much for Bill Parcell's Genius. He ends his career with a failed attempt. I'm beginning to think that no one can ever fix the phins.

At least my 8-8 preseason prediction is still alive. Do I know my team or what?

But I will say it looked like a wholes different offense when we changed up the offensive line in the 2nd half

I think it's really sad that people like Bill actually call themselves Dolphin fans and take pleasure in being RIGHT, rather than cheering for their team. I can hear the exuberance in your posts Bill, that Sparano, who's a good man is very likely going to lose his job. I think your sick!! You are actually cheering for that and your supposed to be a Dolphins fan! Do you think maybe you might have your priorities out of whack? Just amazing to me! I'm emabarassed to be included with some of you guys as Dolphins fans. So Sparano goes, Ireland goes, Henning goes and mayne Henne goes. This is going to make you guys happy? Then what? How long exactly do you think it's going to be before we are competent again? Who's playing QB for this team next year? Just amazing that THIS is what you guys want and what you're cheering for! Makes me wonder if you guys are part of the problem or part of the solution. Give me another example of where this has worked before successfully? Just one....give me ONE example? Where everything was blown up and success happened right away? You guys want Cowher? It's going to be the Jimmy Johnson thing and the Nick Saban thing all over again? How did that work out? We were promised success and it never happened. You guys are a bunch of sheep!! Cowher will come here and get tired of it after a season or two and then it will be time to blow it up again....you guys are in dreamland!

We need a clue...an offense, a QB and leadership..Come on

I feel bad for all the dummies who all got #7 Henne jerseys for X-mas. Maybe not!

SPARANO PRESS CONFERENCE:

Reporter: What happened today?

Sparano: We had to many minus plays and failed to generate "chunk yardage"

Reporter: Your team finished the season 1-7 at home how is that possible?

Sparano: We didn't execute second level blocking in our home games.

Reporter: Do you think you will be back next year?

Sparano: We had 60 offensive plays today and of those plays 48.5 percent were negative which means 51 percent or so were on the plus side. We are making strides into the positive. Nexy year if we add second level blocking we end up on the positive side of plus and minus bar that I created in my head.

Reporter: Can you read?

Sparano: I execute my reading one vowel at a time. If I clap out the syllables I am on the plus side if I don't I am on the minus side 74 percent of the time. Sometimes I do chunk reading where I fail to execute because Chad Henne is usually holding the book marker to far from the word.

Patriots will be smart to watch this game tape and see it's worthless playing their starters. And if they start, I hope the Dolphins have another 62-7 Jacksonville blowout in the hands of the Patriots. Maybe this wil jog Ross's memory and do something about the coaching staff and GM.

Disgusting year.

ya baby! you dolphins didnt lose the game...it was TAKEN away from them by a superior Lions team!
14-2 next year!!! norris division champs!

Halftime adjustment killed us again*lol*


Straponos words of wisdom" Guys i really think we have a chance here, I REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY DO!!!!! so uh why not us right....guys????right?????

Like I said before, what a joke, the whole orginization, thinks it time for everyone to pick a different team, maybe then the slackers will find a reason to play, oh wait thats right noone even goes to the games anyway. No wonder where I live every dolphins apparel is 75% off. Time to root for detroit or clevland at least they can play a game and win at home. Henne you SUCK

Sparano's loyalty to Dan Henning probably just bought down this whole coaching staff. Even though I don't agree I can't imagine Ross not cleaning house now.

Well said Craig M

I'm Also tired of the Cowher talk every time we go for the Sexy pick we go backwards even with the tuna he picked these players and left it

Signed sealed delivered to the opponent. Sparano Henne and Lee - good riddance. As a lifelong fan (of the Dolphins and more importantly of good football) going back to 1970, I've pretty much seen the the good bad and ugly of this team and the rest of the league objectively. I never seen a Miami team as incompetent as this team. You would have to be certifiably nuts to advocate keeping anyone on the offensive staff or even consider letting this coach run this team another year. What a comical excuse for leadership.

GRAIG M, BILL IS ONE OF THE GANG OF DEFEAT ,THESE FEW PEPOLE CHEER FOR THEMSELVES NOT FOR THE TEAM .DYING BREED,ARMANDO,SUPERPHIN ARE ALL THE SAME .

Cowher is lickin his lips!!!!

The positive is with our genious President's stimulus plan Sparano can get extensions on unemployment into the year 2027.

This is truly a low point for Dolphin football.Up by 10pts,less than 5 minutes,and you lose...to the Lions.I have been supporting henne,but that is it.We just can't make plays when we need to.To be honest,saw the interceptions coming.That's Henne"s makeup. Embarrasing guys!!!!!!

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