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Dolphins to hit road early this week

Tony Sparano is apparently doing whatever he can to shake his team up a little. And so, he is taking them on the road to their meeting with the New York Jets a bit early this week.

The Dolphins, which normally leave on Saturday for their Sunday road games, are hitting the friendly skies on Friday this week. They will practice at the New York Giants practice facility on Friday morning and be at their team hotel in the Meadowlands Friday and Saturday, rather than just on Friday.

So why the change?

Coach Tony Sparano will give his official decision on Wednesday when he meets with the media.

To me, frankly, is feels like a grasp at keeping things interesting as we begin the regular-season's final quarter.

The Dolphins went on the road a day early for the Oakland game their last road game and seemed to play well. So maybe Sparano likes how that worked out. Of course, that says nothing for the four other road victories this year in which Miami left for the venue the day before.

Maybe the coach has become superstitious.

Maybe he likes the idea of being in control of his players on Friday night -- including curfews at a team hotel -- instead of having them home where the lure of South Florida's nightlife might be too strong.

Maybe Sparano wants his team to get used to the fact it is cold up north now -- although I doubt anyone could acclimate in one extra day.

Maybe it's just a desperation move to, as I suggested earlier, shake things up a bit and keep players on their toes.

It must be noted the Dolphins are a better road team (5-1) than they are a home team (1-5). So maybe Sparano wants to get his guys on the road as early as possible.

I would say this: If the Dolphins beat the Jets, maybe they should attack their home dysfunction by getting on a flight for the games at Sun Life Stadium. Maybe they should fly from Fort Lauderdale to Miami and make the players believe it's a road game.

Because, after all, it is that 1-5 home record that seriously glows in neon as a problem -- much more than the 5-1 road record, which should be a source of pride for the team.

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3 Stooges,Asylums, What the Duece is going on here????, Oh never mind, just another Dolphin post.....

HOW COME ALL THE PATS PLAYERS ARE YOUNG,HEALTY AND THEY LOOK GOOD , LIKE THEY TAKE A DAILY SHOWER . NO OVER WIEGHT PEOPLE .ALL FIT AND ALL BIZ LIKE .THEY HAVE FUN ONLY AFTER THEY WIN NOT LIKE US WE HAVE FUN BEFORE WE PLAY THE GAME THEN WE HAVE FUN WHEN WE PRACTICE THEN WE HAVE FUN WHEN WE GET PAID .

DB ,

YOU FORGOT THE LAST CLUE FROM THIS YEAR, SIGNING CHAD.P .

And Hey Capt Fist Pump, my neighbor asked me to remind you to make sure that you get the players off the field quicker after each play and to be leery of fake punts...she said several other things too but I thought it best not to overwhelm you....oh, and just one more thing, she also said something about if things don't work out, that she heard that there a lot of delis up there that are starting to hire again "so good luck with that!"

THE DOOM ,,,CAN YOU PUT THIS WORD N A SENTENCE ,PLEASE

Guy's do the Fins give the AXE to the fist pumper at the end of the season and if they do, Who's your choice for the vacant position???

Life is a Cabaret Old Chum, starring Carol Channging!

THE DOOM IS UPON US

Hey Fellas!

At least we don't have to worry about our Dbs catching a Cold this season....they can't catch anything!

martin, did you watch the pats last night ?

Al,

Yes I did...it hurt me but at the same time I found it pleasurable???

PITT FIRED DAVE WANNSTEDT 20 MINUTES AGO

I don't care if they leave a day early. I wish Sparano would spend more time thinking about how to shake things up DURING the game (when it actually matters) rather than before or after.

And, if Chad was nervous in the past few weeks, not wanting to make a mistake, imagine how nervous he'll be every game forward this year. He has one more game like Cleveland, and Henne for all intensive purposes is done in Miami. I pray for the sake of the team that he steps (back) up and shows last game was just a horrible, despicable aberration.

Did they fire his awesome mustache too?

Aloco, They never should have hired him.....

PITT FIRED DAVE WANNSETD 20 MINUTES AGO......THEY SAY HE'S NOT GOOD ENOUGH FOR US .

>>Martin: LOL Nice visualizations, I could totally see them! heh heh

>>DyingBreed: I've been corrected, the proper term is: "like a bunch of monkeys trying to f*ck a football." for those late to the party, it refers to what it's like watching Ireland, Henning and Sparano trying to run an offense.

One more thing, anyone know what the mysterious "finger injury" was with Hartline? Because later that day I see a QB with broken foot, broken nose, bleeding like an ulcer, stay in and play an ENTIRE game. Where's that toughness on OUR team. I've heard of WRs play with broken fingers. Tape it up and get back in the game. The #1 was out, it was a MUST WIN, so you're telling me a little pain and discomfort wasn't worth it to the team. Not necessarily putting it on Hartline (maybe he was held out), but c'mon. This is football, not pilates!

I remember when Greg Brady made his younger brother Peter wear a fake mustache so they could double date some hot chicks.

I was so nervous when they were at the restaurant and their parents were there with Mr. Brady's client. Mr. Calderon I think?

It was a Mexican old guy who was put off by "those kids necking".

Yup, you guessed it it was Peter and his mustache was falling off. Boy! Did they get in trouble!

AFTER SIX YEARS AS PITT COACH HE WAS PUSHED OUT FOR LACK OF RESULTS BUT HE WILL STAY W/THE SCHOOL IN NON COACHING POSITION .

DAVE HAS PROMISED THE SCHOOL TO PLAY IN THE BCS BOWL BUT NEVER DID

70s chicks were hot! What with those jeans that went half way up to the shoulders and the feathered hair. So natural...ahhh

I SAW A PICTURE FOR DAVE WANNSETD ,HE LOOKS LIKE CHARLES BRONSON THE DEATH WISH ACTOR.

Aloco, What's TMOTN(Movie of the night) and what should I make for dinner??????

Sorry I am messing up the football blog. I should be discussing the nuances of the 4-3 vs the 3-4 defense in relation to zone blitz and 2 deep looks? Ahh C'mon Martin! Get in the game!

Charles Bronson is the Baddest! A man of few words...he could kill you with his stare

Cuban,

Slow baked Pork Ribs with ginger, cinamon, sesame. Add Teriyaki sauce the last 20 minutes. Rice, Baked Beans and an Asian Salad. or Pineapples. Unless you are Jewish and don't eat Puerco.

MARTIN, ALL WE TALK ABOUT SUCH 3-4 OR 4-3 DOESN'T MATTER ANY MORE AFTER THE PATS PUT A FOOTBALL CLINIC LAST NIGHT .

ALL YOU NEED;

2 MIDGETS
3 WR
3 TE


Peter and Greg Brady made out in an episode?

Midgets! LMAO!

And a Tom Brady at QB Aloco...can't forget that my friend

Ted, yes it was EPIC!

WOODHEAD IS A FOOTBALL MIDGET

COWKILL, RIGHT ON
IF YOU DON'T HAVE;

TOM BRADY
2 MIDGETS
3 WR
3 TE......... JUST FORGET IT AND SAVE YOUR MONEY

I knew Alice was getting a little Carol action (the 'Sam the Butcher' stuff was just a ruse) but Greg and Peter? Wow.

Blue Balls and on an Island????

Mrs. Brady

Alice

Marcia

Jan

Cindy

or for you sickos...cousin Oliver, Sam or the dog? LMAO!

Gregg got locked in Sam's meat locker episode. Now that was a nail biter!

MRS BRADY STILL ALIVE AND STILL SELLING UNDER WARE ON HSN

Lou yelling at me, Murray making fun of me. Just another day at the office.

Martin, Are you joking, A guy from Cuba that dosnt like pork ??? And Pineapples?????? My Bi@ch goes by the Moniker of the "Pineapple Empress........ I'am gonna get a pork loin and give the empress a good "PORK LOIN".. if you know what I mean... And I think you do bro....

I remember that episode! Greg had to eat all of Sam's meat to escape!

Murray went on to operate a Cruise Ship! Rhoda got around???

The "cursed tiki" episode(s)

Puerco! The other white Meat!

Yes Alex...70s sitcoms for a thousand...

Rhoda never called after she left Minneapolis. I heard she married some B-grade actor with a bad perm and soon divorced him after realizing he was sinking her career.

Her mother used to work in a diner doing weird things to demonstrate the strength of paper towels, by the way.

The Tarantula! I couldn't sleep for a week!

Ted LMAO on Rhoda!

Things that were not yet invented the last time the Miami dolphins won a Superbowl....

Ex. Microwave ovens

OK guy's gonna relinguesh the key board to the all mighty Empress of pineapples.... be fore warned..:(

I love the Brady episode when Mike suddenly takes off for Peru and joins the Maoist "Shining Path" insurgency. Always topical, that show.

Touch tone phones

ATMs...

Power steering

intermittent wipers

Next stop for Wannstache: pee-wee football. I'll give him a year till the parents fire him.

last sunday, chad henne was quoted as saying "we keep hurting ourselves in the foot", and today sporano was quoted as saying "for all intensive purposes". is there any wonder why henne cannot read defenses, and sporano thinks a field goal is worthy of a super bowl winning fist pump? seriously, if this is what you have representing the face of your franchise, you are in deep trouble. contrast this with brady and belichik last night. what a joke. hopefully, if ross has any sense as a businessman, he will make the appropriate changes. as a side note, i am really happy to hear the dolphins are leaving early for their game. i think sporano knows this is his swan song, and he is acting desperately. in any case, this will be his last head coaching job in the nfl, and he can go back to obscurity as an offensive line coach somewhere.

Indoor plumbing.

Oh, wait...that's the Jets.

cable TV without the box that had the push buttons and the cord ...

(puts hand on forehead) oh gawd, what did we start here? heh heh

Austin--

Perhaps Sparano meant all those really HARD purposes, you know, the kind you really have to concentrate on---the INTENSIVE purposes.

Yeah, I know...

(it's also possible Armando actually thinks that's the term, you know)

My Minions, The Empress has now graced you with her presents.Bow and pray to the Hawaiian Islands.

200 comments or so we were tawkin about football, we must have made a wrong turn somewhere back there and ended up here with the escapees from the asylum LOL

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