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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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Oh, blessed Empress. Mother of All Pineapples. Sometimes I feel as if I, myself, created you but how could that be?

Welcome, your Royal Majesty.

Tony's mom said thank you for going off topic....LOLOL

I love the fact that Wannestadt gets the axe on the day we are all talking about Tony losing out and getting canned. This is a Wannestadt like Fish team, for those of you too young to remember, always out of the playoffs but good enough to go 9-7 or 10-6 and never get a good pick. That is why I like the Fish this weekend. I will be there.

NICK SABAN COULD BE HEADING TO TAXES TO COACH THE COWBOYS .
ACCORDING TO REPORT SAYING THAT SABAN FEELES BETTER ABOUT HEADING TO DALLAS WHERE'S TONY ROMO SINCT THE MISERBALE DAYS OF MIAMI WHERE HE PASSED ON DREW BREES AND PICKING ....DUANTE CULPEPPER ......

Hey! coach why don't you use Henne on the road and Thigpen at home, this may work who knows, or you can put on your wife girdle.

Avert your eyes in my presence, PEONS! To gaze upon me is FORBIDDEN and shall result in you having to endure three days locked in a room with David Spade.

My edicts are to be HEEDED!

San Diego is in deep trouble. What about a return of Norv Turner as our next OC if he gets canned?

mayors, coaches....man I've heard of being owed favors but WWll was a long time ago.... at least put em in jobs that they are qualified to do

LAPhan, that would be good .


NICK SABAN COULD BE HEADING TO TAXES TO COACH THE COWBOYS .
ACCORDING TO REPORT SAYING THAT SABAN FEELES BETTER ABOUT HEADING TO DALLAS WHERE'S TONY ROMO SINCT THE MISERBALE DAYS OF MIAMI WHERE HE PASSED ON DREW BREES AND PICKING ....DUANTE CULPEPPER ......

Posted by: ALoco | December 07, 2010 at 07:08 PM

Aloco, or whatever your peon name is, Learn to spell you Illiterate peon, What your writing is a mystery to everyone, Are you saying this guy is going to pay his taxes or something else?, The Empress is not amused.,Your final destination will be filled with agony.THE EMPRESS HAS SPOKEN.

Just saw PFT listed Sparano as one of the top 5 coaches in the hot seat. Norv Turner was listed too. Hey how about that?

The Dolphins chances of winning go up the further away they are from Stephen Ross. I bet Sparano is just trying to increase the amount of time the team has away from their idiot owner.

>>LAPhinsPhan:

That may be a good idea after he and Tony get canned as HC. Nervous Norv would make a phine (I had to do it) OC for us and would def be comfortable back in SoFL. Hook it up! LOL

there's a report out saying tony sparano can't wait to get out of miami .i don't believe it .

Your Empress is getting bored by the buffoons on this blog, I must relive myself, where my poop smells of pineapples and rose's.Good night my followers.

Nervous Norv can coach the Canes on Sat. and be OC for the FINS on Sunday...just killed two birds with one stone and saved a lot of people a lot of sleep. Too bad it can't work like that. Now watch what happens soon!

empress, don't leave now,without you we have no dignity or honor

Mando, are you gushing with pride that your blog is lit up tonight? LOL

Hey Mr. Ross, I would like to make a suggestion for the type of musical performances that would be more appropriate at the stadium, at least for now....perhaps having Cirque Du Soleil-like performers and circus/carnival music would better compliment the current Tr-Fecta's debacle of offensive football. "Step right up under the big top!"

What

When I got to this country in 1961 we noticed in school that Jewish kids had more Holidays than our usual. Then a friend of mine approached a Teacher and told him,- Know Mr, Cuban celebrate Santa Barbara, Inmaculete Concepcion, you know. He was denied.

Truly, NJ is the pits.

The empress is FOS.

DENIAL

dolphin coach and Sparano in parricular are in denial!

defense is still an A. But QB is grade C minus. now i see why they did the wildcat so close to the red zone!!

help

parcells loses integtity points !! no to him for hall!!

love wake and dansby and unknown Amaya!

like this new guy baker as well

sad dissapointing season

crickets onthis blog

who evaluates Sparano fist pump after the season?

evaluation comment by Sparano is more double speak by this organization!!!

why dont cornernacks practice intercepting at practice???????

double talk by management reflects Parcells arrogance!

Sparano and Henne both lack urgency in their approach and Henne STILL does not get it after the last news conference i saw! deniallllll

Marshall was NOT worrh 2 second round picks!! his character showed itself in the last 3 or so games.

he gave up on routes.

the play that will stay with me is the underthrow by hene to hartline in the last game. could not believe it!

Henne is a robot!!

KOAMISI, when are going to sleep tonight ?

Sparano is not his own man and where thw hell is Ireland IM THIS COLLASAL MELTDOWN?????

letting off steam

when are you going to sleep tonight ?

on westcoast. marin ca

Was in Miami recently got lost then upon running into Tony Sparano asked him how do you get to Burger King. After listening to his bable for 3 hours, following his directions ended up driving in circles for another 3 hours.

Then upon making a hard left turn after the 78th circular trip. I ended up in Dan Henning's patio.

special teams highlights the coaching messss

Patriots freakin have 2 # 1 and 2# 2 and 2 # 3 picks in next draft. SCARRRRRRYYYYY

fire Sparano Henne and special teams coach and politely ask Henning to retire. henning lost a step but a class act thru and thru

one last thing. Amaya is goung to be a player in this league and pleasssse get a qb and safety in draft and trade marshall for a first rounder if u can!!!

To koamisi re:

Patriots freakin have 2 # 1 and 2# 2 and 2 # 3 picks in next draft. SCARRRRRRYYYYY

Posted by: koamisi | December 07, 2010 at 09:14 PM

After watching Monday nights Pats virtuoso performance the league is considering draft lottery to force Pats to give up all of thier picks in fairness to all the other 31 teams.

Belichek has finally outdone himself by dominating the rest of the league through the use of midgets!

DB, YOU THE FIRST TO USE THE TERM (( DOOM'S DAY )) CAN YOU SAY MORE .

It is good to have an occasional asswipe like me take over the blog. At least y'all get to see what a real person who knows sh@t about the Fins or football is like.

Monday night was conclussive proof Belichek is alien. No one dominates the league with midgets.

Belichek has unfair privy to a highly developed technology no one else can even fathom!!!

WOODHEAD IS A MIDGET
WELKER IS MIDGET

WHEN THEY RUN NO ONE SEE THEM ,THEYR TINY AND RUN FAST

I realize Brandon Marshall is the first dynamic receiver we have had since Clayton and Duper. I also realize that almost everyone here wanted Marshall to come here, but yea, we should just trade him. God help me, cause I am stupid as a rock.

ALoco,

Dolphins doomsday actually begin the day JJ was allowed to take over. In the spirit of this everyone else has taken solemn oath to keep the party going.

lol@DB, DO YOU THINK THE NFL HAS CHANGED FOR EVER AFTER LAST NIGHT ,WHEN PATS USED ALL THE PLAYERS AND MIDGETS TO CATCH THE BALL ??

Q 2- THE DL PLAYERS THEY ALL LOOKED FIT TO THE T , VINCE WILFORK THE ONLY FAT GUY OUT THERE ?

Aloco,

It now seems beating the Pats maybe like trying to win a game of "Sink My Battleship" against extraterrestials.

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