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Dolphins lose 17-14 to the Bills -- terrible

The Dolphins were driving. They were ins.ide the Buffalo Bills 35 yard line. Chad Henne had driven them from deep in his own territory, which meant he was hot on a day he was otherwise not too good.

And on second-and-10 Dan Henning pulled Henne and ran a Wildcat play.

It gained not one yard.

Second and 10 went to third and 10. And that ended in an incomplete pass. And Miami went for a game-tying field goal inside of two minutes to play. It is the story of this season, folks.

Except Dan Carpenter missed it like he missed his other three kicks this day.

So Dolphins played for a tie and lost, 17-14.

At home.

The Buffalo Bills.

Playoffs?

Don't talk playoffs to me. There will be no playoffs.

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There should be some major movements in FREE agency from both the coaching staff and players alike tho, TALK TO ME about those instead!!!!

THANK GOD WE LOST ,WE MOVED UP IN THE DRAFT ,NOW IS THE TIME TO SHUT LONG AND HENNE.HENNE DIDN'T GET INJURED.NO HE CAN TAKE CARE OF HIS AILING KNEE .

You hit the nail on the head Armando. Or perhaps Nail in the coffin is a better way to put it. I was watching from ESPN gamecast in Germany and couldn't believe the call. Please get rid of this old man (and thats putting it nicely).

YEA YEA YEA..1 play lost it right Armondo...1 play....pathetic...

If Henning finishes the season I will pay no attention to the last 2 games. I will go golfing. Playing for the tie; if Sparano is in favor of that philosophy or even defends it he needs to go too.

I just think it's funny, we are going to have to listen to how it was ALL Chadd Henne's fault, when in reality it was once again the play-calling. Brilliant move to run the Wilcat on 2 and 10 when Henne was dealing the hot hand. Where was the urgency in the last drive? Usual crap and now we'll have to listen to the 'so-called' fans blae Henne all week. Nothing changes!!.....same old tune. I would fine with a change at HC. Just not good enough boys!!

Typical of the whole season, Henne gets a bit of a hot hand and momentum and Henning kills it with the wildcat and leaves a 3rd and long. This is also on Sparano, he is the head coach he can tell Henning to kill the wildcat. We had a chance at a winning season and they puked it away.

Henning is no longer the issue--


Henning implements Fist Pump's Neo-Wannstedtian, Take a Knee, Play for the Tie Philosophy.


Henning's gone---NOW FIRE FIST PUMP & His underaged GMM & make "The Future" the past!

Get Henne outa there, me and the rest of Phins land have seen enough. Take Henning with you on your way out, he sucks worse. Good gawwd, that was awful

A gamble on a deep out, a pass and lateral...but I guess Age diminishes imagination.

No Problem Dan Carpenter, you bailed these bozos out so many times this season. They "went to the well" once too often.

Here's to hoping for 7-9 and a good house cleaning. Sparano and his bunch of scared coaches (ex. Nolan) will be swept away. Parcells should never receive another dime in the NFL he builds mediocre teams (looking at you Dallas.) Henne can't be our QB next year at least not with that tight helmet cutting off circulation to his brain.

Just thought I'd mention I stated we had no playoff chance after losing at home to the Pats and Jets...This is no suprise

Fire Henning. What about the Wildcat make him think it would work there. WHY WHY WHY WHY? WHY does he always have to play for a tie.

And by the way Henning, you dope, Carpenter is great, but he's never been money outside the 45. Time for you to go.

I'm so sick of this s**t. WTF is wrong with Henning. Why do you call wildcat when they are moving the ball. Let alone that playcalling with less than a minute to go. FIRE HIM TODAY!!!!!!!!!

It wasn't all Hennes fault, but, boy he stinks!

Henning will need an escort out of the stadium tonight, Wheelchair and strecther should be accessories included...just sayin!!!!

Please fellas----don't take you're eyes off the Fire Sparano & Ireland bandwagon.


Henning's an issue, but "the fish rots from the head down"--sparano & Young Jeffy Ireland

Craig M...but the blame where it lies...WITH THE TEAM...Stop looking for a scape goat and come to the realization that everything starts and stops with the HC

Forget the 61 yarder at the end of the half, Carpenter gakked on 3 makeable FGs. Got to have those.

Dan Henning should be stripped of his powers as OC beguining now.

I was thinking Henne sucked till he went eight for eight and a touchdown. For all of four minutes, Henning just seemed to give him the ball and put it on his shoulders, and he was great. Then they yank him. I don't friggin' get it.

P Manning would not be successful in Miami.

let's get real here folks. This is Sparano's offense. Henning is his guy. Sparano throws the players under the bus just like Henning.

All you Henne haters are just not seeing it clearly. No Speed WR, no O-line, insanity play calling and choke artist Sparano.

Sparano/Henning are QB killers add Ireland for failing to have a speed WR on the team.

F Cowher too. That guy is a joke and would be yet another conservative coach.

Bring in a aggressive offensive mind like Gruden or?

I love the Dolphins. The conservative crap offense I've been watching for the last 10 years is disgusting.

I saw the incomplete pass to Ricky Williams and then this call. You gotta have more confidence in your quarterback, Second and 10, its gotta be a pass play. At minimum you line up with the quarterback so as to not telegraph exactly what you are doing, even if you are going to run. Terrible, just terrible.

Henne: 33/45, 276 yards, 1 TD, 1 Int, 86.9 Rating.

Come to your own conclusions about Chad.

forget the playoffs. this team wouldn't make it past the first round, and it would give ross reason to keep the current coaches. lets hope a new gm is in place by april, so no more draft atrocities can take place.

Sparano on the post game says "players didn't make the plays"... FU

listening to Sparano's presser.


More raspy-voiced mush from the wimp.


I cannot stomach the thought of another game w/ him at the helm, let alone another year.


HE's the problem---HE enables Henning & Henne.

He's incompetent--he'll NEVER get a sniff from another team as HC ---he's a PETER PRINCIPLE Incompetent

This team just isn't very smart from head coach to the qb. All year we've played for fg's and been pumped to get them. It bit you in the arse today Sparano!

I am fed up with how dumb we play...
dont get out of bounds
call stupid time outs
wildcat or I mean drive-killer
dropped int's
check downs


the seer, i agree 100 percent on sparano.

i have to agree, these coaches seem to be in some other world

Thank goodness it's over.

strapono doesnt get defended here, he has seen what HENNING and henne have done all year long, and his pourous attempts at trying to build a gelling O-line...he may be a nice players coach but HE is not a TOUGH head coach in terms of doing WHAT needs to be done!!!

btw, check out vick, who just brought the eagles back from 24-3 at the half. that is how its done.

TERRIBLE! ABSOLUTELY JUST TERRIBLE! TONY, YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELF! FIRST OF ALL, YOU RELY ON GRANPA HENNING AND HIS STUPID ASS WILDCAT BULL**IT, AND SECOND OF ALL YOU RELY ON YOUR KICKER WHO ALREADY HAS MISSED I DON'T KNOW 3 OR 4 FOUR FG'S JUST SO YOU CAN TIE IT UP AND HOPEFULLY WIN IT IN OT???????????????????????????????????????????

ARE U F**KIN KIDDING ME??? NO WONDER WE GET NO RESPECT AROUND THE LEAGUE AND MEDIA.............

This might be the worst coached team I have ever seen in aqua and orange, and I am including WANN-STACHE, SHAM SHAMARON and NICK SATAN. If Ross does not fire everyone on the coaching staff tomorrow, he might go down as worse owner then Huizenga. This team is an abomination. We better make every effort to get someone like Gruden or Cowher as coach immediately!

Tony's going to go over the film!


Why Bother! Call the Seven Santini Bros. instead, flunky.

donkeys, what would happen if we won ? no thing

Thats easy..most guys who complete 33 passes have at least 333 yards...unles your dinking and dunking...oh yeah...he was dinking and dunking

check down henne might get one more year but henning, sparano and that red headed idiot ireland are gone!

The Miami Dolphins are pathetic, pure and simple. Every week it's the same thing: this team couldn't score in a college panty raid. The time has come for MAJOR changes: Dan Henning will be the Sacrifical Lamb; Sparano will fire him so Sparano can keep his job. Fact is, owner Stephen Ross needs to fire EVERYONE except Mike Nolan on D, and get a premier coach like Jon Gruden or Bill Cowher. No more Parcell or Bellichek turdlets. Next they need to get rid of Ronnie Brown and get a LEGIT QB to give Henne some competition going into next year. Marshall must be wondering WTF he signed here in the first place. Why do you need a premier reciever when you have a QB who couldn't hit him on an empty field? I'm a longtime Cleveland Browns fan, and for me to say that this Miami Dolphins team makes me physically ill is a big deal. They have no fire & constantly make one excuse after another. It begins and ends with Sparano. He needs to go.

I, for one , am glad the charade is over, it's Christmas, and now I can get into it rather than fretting about this bunch of clowns.

I'm embarrassed to call myself a fish fan!

Henning implements Fist Pump's Neo-Wannstedtian, Take a Knee, Play for the Tie Philosophy

DITTO

it all just kinda fell apart without Parcells

This is what happens when you play to tie.

now sparano tries to throw the players under the bus. its starts with him, and the lack of energy displayed from the beginning.

No Kris, not one play, its a pattern of coaching it SUCKS, been that way all year and has cost us lots of games. Also Sparano the great line coach put henne behind quite possibly the worse line play i have ever witnessed. There is Jake Long and nobody else.

No tight end, no speed at receiver. Henne actually played very well considering his tools and the tools coaching him.

the way strapono is talking right now, i think even he sees the END is near!!!!he should be scared!!!

that is what a hc says when his being fired is imminent.

you can't give any team a 10 point lead and then decide you want to make a game of it. Not in the NFL.

I MISS TED GINN

I'm not hanging this one on Chad Henne. Every time that guy gets going and is creating positive plays, that moron DAN DUMBARSE HENNING puts a wildcat in for NO GAIN.

No wonder Henne struggles. We have to get rid of both HENNING AND SPARANO.

Any head coach that thinks field goals over 48 yards are good enough odds to TRY IT FOUR FREAKIN TIMES is an idiot. Heck, they could have gone for the first down on a couple of those and probably would have made it. UNREAL.

Now is the time for Dolphin ownership to start looking for a new coaching staff get ride of O.C. Henning First! Then work their way through the rest of staff and see who can we get that will upgrade this coaching staff and then get ourselves a real QB not this back up Henne weather through free agency, Draft or both... Get to work Mr.Ross

This game has provided two of the clearest indications that the ineptitude of the offense, as a whole over the course of 14 games, is the fault of Dan Henning.

1 - At the 8-9 min mark they had a questionable catch, hurried to the line to run a play on 3rd&1, and there's the playcall isn't ready, the forced to take a TO - DAN HENNING'S FAULT.

2 - The instantly infamous 2&10 Wildcat play - gains a total of 1-yd and keeps the clock running - subsequently requiring a time-costly personnel exchange. With 2:34 left, :34 seconds resulted in one yard, and 3rd & long. DAN HENNING'S FAULT.

FIRE DAN HENNING NOW! ROSS MUST DEMAND IT! ELSE WE'll LOSE AT HOME TO THE LIONS!

I never played to tie in my life + don't support a team that has such cowardice-The Jets just got a return for a TD-when's the last time we did that?

This has been the most embarrasing season I have experienced during my years as a Miami Dolphins fan.

Dont blame the kicker they were long field goals. Henne, Henning sorry offense. Even sperano for not having balls and not recognizing how sucky some player are. garbage

How is this loss not play calling? Offensive coordinator must go, way past his prime. Why do the dolphins show this guy such respect when he basically has taken us backwards the last two years. This makes think how spoiled we were under Shula we hardly won less than 10 games a year and we were always relevant in the afc know we can not even beat the cellar dwelling bills even when our playoff lives are in the line. Sorry state of affairs that is for sure.

1-15 couldnt even have prepared me for 2010's Miami Dolphins!!!!

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