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Dolphins may not miss Crowder's contributions

When I tweeted Friday that Channing Crowder is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns, one of my followers answered my tweet in stinging fashion. If Crowder cannot play Sunday as expected, after not practicing all week on an injured knee, my follower noted the inside linebacker will not have any fewer tackles than he had last week against Oakland.



But it is true. Crowder, even when healthy this year, has not exactly posted impressive statistics. After missing the first four games with some sort of abdominal/groin injury, Crowder has only 22 tackles in 7 games.

That averages out to slightly over three tackles per game. That's good for a cornerback or a nose tackle. But it is not very good for an inside linebacker. Karlos Dansby, by comparison, averages more than seven tackles per game.

Crowder has had five tackles or more in a game only once this year, when he collected six against Chicago. Dansby has had five tackles or more in a game nine times.

That's not the most frustrating thing. It would be acceptable if Crowder wasn't a tackle machine but came up with timely plays -- momentum-changing plays here and there. He hasn't been doing that, either.

He doesn't have a sack. He doesn't have an interception. He doesn't have a forced fumble. He doesn't have a recovered fumble.

That doesn't mean Channing Crowder isn't a solid player. It does mean he's just not having an eye-opening season. And he's not a big contributor.

Tim Dobbins would be the expected starter for Crowder if he sits out as expected. 


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Just south of Boca Raton, Palm Beach county
Coconut Creek aka "the butterfly capital of the world" cuz of real good air quality

6 miles east to to the best beach around & pro volleyball courts and notorious for surfing
Best babes anywhere, and the South American chics OMG

Is 75 today super sunny
Just got in
working on my Hollywood tan

Got a great new young woman almost 9 yrs younger and always ready to go :)

Got to see her tonight
Has nice 2 story apartment, right down the street

Also Homes:

Fear not the wrath of Matt Roth. Jake Long will do to him what the big fella does to you in the showers at the hospital.

roth prob will not even get a sack, only joking on that
Roth sets the edge to put Ronnie or Ricky on their face

but with peg leg could be some easy sacks

Home will be there as usual

TS is a tough SOB(same as Lombardi) and he's going to squeeze every drop of talent from his players. If that doesn't accomodate them then they will move on.

Home dont play that

and Long kinds sucks right now do to injury

If we lose do not expect to see Jake anymore as surgery should be scheduled and all hope is lost

If we win, he plays against the Jets

I want you to live your life as a lesbian.

Dont think Lombardi & Tony field goal Sparano should be in the same sentence

C`Mon, Man!

Not on the results, Home, but yes on the toughness. Ask CC.


Good to know I'm well south of you. FYI Coconut Creek is in Broward County, not palm beach.

I will agree with you, however, that the Dolphins running success, if they are to have any, will be between the tackles and not on the outside.

In those days there was a bench in the practice field where players used to rest. One day Lombardi caught sight of it and he said, - What the hell is this? Get it out of here! I don't care what you do with it, burn it, throw it over the fence, but get it out of here!

clear the hangover

said just south of Palm Bch County
(could throw a stone and it would land there lol)

Know what county I live in
Have owned same house here 17 years
bought my 1st house cash and never left

maybe in 12 -20 months selling go to New Zealand Australia for awhile, hopefully

really would like to live in New Zealand one of the best places on earth

This is a rather informative article. 22 tackles in 7 games. My guess is that Crowder and the Dolphins will be parting ways at some point in the near future.


I have a serious question and a comment. Please don't take offense, it's just a question. I justify asking the question by your last statement to me.

Have you ever been diagnosed or do you suspect that you are schizophrenic?


You differentiate between Spirituality and religion, that's a good thing. Religion was man made to serve man's purpose not any supposed Gods.

Spirituality is an energy field in which all the universe exists. Like all energy fields, it is made up of the negatives and positives.

Clamming Chowder will be upgraded before next season. Well, *he* won't, his position will be. He is at best an average ILB. If he played half as well as he talked, he would be in the HoF some day.

Having now trashed him, I hope he ends the season with a boatload of sacks, TFLs and INTs for TDs.

Have met Tony many times
Have his aoutgraph on desk ornament in front of me that says, "Genius At Work"
Sparano signed it one side

unfortunately rookie Pat White signed the other side

No, like in Good Will Hunting
They dont like me or Matt Damon

Got my own Hybrid Spiritual Religion
and my God
Thinks I`m pretty cool

Thats why
I chose him
As my God


I am not Odin. Odin is a mythical norse warrior god thingy, who apparently resides in the Hiawatha Natnl Forest.

I am a regular sheeple person, residing in Broward County, FL (you know, south of palm beach?)

USA Today on Misi:


Identify & sign in

where u at?

I don't get many things that some of you guys write regarding football and I think you are just covering the Truth to prevent you from spilling your sh-t.


Why the derogatory intent with the hangover comment?

I haven't started up with you. You engaged me FIRST with a good day. I good day'ed you back.

I was trying to converse with the intelligent Home, not the defensive sky is falling Home.

Let me see if I can bring that Home back

Where I come from sarcasm is not that derogatory
and u did say u were hammered, No?

The middle eastern world & Korea it is explodin',
violence flarin', bullets loadin',
you're old enough to kill but not for votin',
you don't believe in war, what's that gun you're totin',
and even the Jordan river has bodies floatin',
but you tell me over and over and over again my friend,
ah, you don't believe we're on the eve of destruction.

Sparano keeps Crowder at ILB for a decoy,,,lol, Sparano is decoying the lft or rt guard position so they wont know who to block. lol,,lol,,lol,,lol,,,
Chowder head Crowder is the worse player in the history of the Dolphins,,,I mean 0 tackles,,,comeon man...

Odin stand in front of live Cam in the snowy forest

wear a coons skin hat and wave a 30-30 up in the air

Will go to site and say Hi


The techniques of trolls are, divergence(trying to deviate an uncomfortable Topic),trying to disqualify another commentator(using poor jokes) and finally, outright attack.(there are others).

Identify and sign in?

I'd rather not- dont want to end up on iluminati list, ya know.

As for where i'm at, i live in Cooper City.

Now dont you go stalking me now- if i see a '91 Buick Century driving through my neighborhood, with an old lady driving, and a middle-aged, balding geek sitting in back and looking suspisciously at the houses, i'll know its you...

Is it me....or did everything just go to crap?

I am not Odin. Odin is a mythical norse warrior god thingy, who apparently resides in the Hiawatha Natnl Forest.

Posted by: tapeworm | December 04, 2010 at 02:49 PM


I was digging your post, right up to "thingy"-LOL!

Other than that, you NAILED IT!

Valhalla My Brother-LOL!!!!

mrs doris wilson, thanks a lot! i slipped and fell because of you! you wretched wench!

please start campaing to get as many signs as possible to the next Cavaliers game to support Lebro decision to come to Miami, please pay back

Regarding Crowder I believe he is a waste, just talk and dont walk the line, he appear to be a fan standing in the huddle watching the game from a very good location, the alway run to his inside spot, pass to his inside post, they basically picking him to pieces,he just became another Jason Allen, they better play Dobbins on 1 down , Bell 2 and 3 down, if we do that you will notice the inprovement in the statistics at end of the game,


Mr. Pooenvgt:

First, i want to tell you that you have a splendid name.

Anyways, you can the train from ft. laud to somewhere in miami but it doesnt go to stadium. I encourage you to use this method of transport if you like riding with hobos, crackheads, drug dealers, gangsters, section 8'ers, and Home.

If you value your money or your life, rent a car.

And remember, we drive on the right side of the road.

PS- if you drive yourself, do not leave any valuables in your car, as Miami Gardens is a world renowned sh*t hole, with more criminals than high school grads.

Listen, man, we told you not to go worrying people for nothing. Here, for you. As the Praire burns mouses scramble, more firefire,the pines falling and there is nothing to do.

The Clash or Bon Jovi? Clash

American cheese or Caciotta di Asiago? Caciotta.

Budweiser or Duvel Trippel? Duvel.

JCPenney's or Brooks Brothers? Brooks.

Shrek or The Magnificent Ambersons? Orson Welles.

I am simply more cultured and literate than most of you slobs.

Not so close on description tapeworm lol

did a lot of work on homes in Cooper City esp for Engle Homes who built most of the developments

and far from a stalker lol

GTG still nice outside, ... later

Miami -4.0. Any bets?

Taenia saginata is the most common kind of tapeworm.

Where I come from sarcasm is not that derogatory
and u did say u were hammered, No?

Posted by: Home | December 04, 2010 at 02:54 PM

I questioned your intent and I do believe it was derogatory considering you've often called me a drunken bum.

Nonetheless, hangovers are a rare occurence for me, probably due to some slight tolerance "issues"-LOL.

I'm feeling fine today.

I will go on cam if you really want me to. One condition though. Well make that two. If you're going to wave a weapon in the air, it should be a shotgun(of which I have a few), not rifles.
Also, I will do it with the woods and snow in the background, but I have to include my pitbull Debo. He gets jealous when I leave him out of things.
You want to do this right now?

Taenia saginata is the most common kind of tapeworm.

Posted by: oscar canosa | December 04, 2010 at 03:17 PM

I like to think of myself as unique ;)

Been saying it for years. He is a bum, always has been.

Well, isolated species certainly do not last long.

hovard poopenvgt! you been drinking too much borscht, or been sipping too much from your grandmas samovar! you can take metro from any corner in ft lauderdale....they all go to same destination...stadium!

Cool it, odin, if you are going to fight in Virtual Space, do it with your thoughts and words.

Will You Serfs police yourselves?, The Empress wishes you to talk about ME,Please kneel and face towards the Hawaiian Island and prey.The Empress has spoken.

hovard poontang, better yet, find tour guide, easily indentifiable by mouth full of gold teeth and holding a gun. only to protect tourists of course...they will take your money and show you way to stadium.

The Empress seems to be a maric-n.

sorry my EMPRESS, i have lost my head! i think its as a result of the concussion i received when i slipped in mrs doris wilsons pee. but i can refocus if you talk about your pineapples!

no oscar, she is cuban girlfriend

You will beg for forgiveness one day Mr.Canosa, And I might grant you a painless death, Now bow down and worship your Empress.The Empress has spoken.

I really don't want to meet you, Empress. I value my little hole.

home you were on a good roll til you POed odin, now say youre sorry young man!

Mrs. Wilson will pay for desecrating the produce section of the store, May Her lord help her if I find out it was near the Pineapple section.The Empress Has spoken.

EMPRESS, i believe in you, next time you and cuban are in SoFlo, let me know, i will ply you with the best martinis while the cuban watches....

Mr. redsky:

You must know the nicer tour guides. Most will indeed rob you, but few will be courteous enough to show you the way to the stadium.

On a semi-serious note, we in South Florida were blessed with a great deal of bio-diversity in our ecological melting pot. We've got porch-monkeys, jungle-bunnies, tons of 'coons, and of course, the lesser-known cousin of the silverback gorrila- the gold-toothed chimp!

On another note, I find somewhat ironic and very entertaining that one of the worst neighborhoods is themed like the movie aladdin, with the main street being Ali Baba Avenue. Someone on the city counsil was definitely smokin some crack when they built Opa Locka lol

Ufff, this is tougher than all the political Blogs I'm involved in.

Mr.Redsky, The Empress enjoys Jagermiester Martini's with a Pineapple slice on the side.The Empress Has Spoken........

EMPRESS, it WAS, by the pineapples! i was walking over to feel the pineapples for ripeness, thinking of you, when i slipped and fell, thus striking my head....

You are FOS, Empress.

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