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Preparation for Lions Wednesday: The highlights

Another day, another dollar for the Dolphins.

Here are some highlights of what is happening:

ILB Karlos Dansby (toe) missed practice today. Coach Tony Sparano said he simply wanted to rest the player.

Quarterback Chad Henne, he of the 14 TDs and 16 INTs, apparently has a pretty good grasp on his 2010 production so far.

"It's been up and down," Henne said. "Tough road. But at times I felt I've improved on a lot of things from last year -- some decison-making. But there is some good improvement I feel I've made and some strides. But there's stuff I have to work on and I'll evaluated in the offseason."

Henne offered somewhat of a better explanation why he didn't agree with Brandon Marshall when the receiver apologized to his defensive teammates after Sunday's 17-14 loss to Buffalo.

"I just keep relating back that you win or lose as a team," he said. "Obviously, offensively we could have done things better and scored more points and executed better. We're disappointed we didn't score more points and didn't execute, but apologies to our teammates ... I guess I don't know if I'd let a defensive player come in here and say something. I wouldn't accept that. I just think we win or lose as a team."

I believe Henne means he would not require or want an apology from a defensive player if, at some point, the defense played poorly and the offense carried the team.

In case you're wondering, Henne is expected to be the starter for Miami the last two games of the season, barring an unforeseen situation. Sparano is apparently thinking he wants to give Henne more chances to improve.

"I think you to continue and develop Chad," Sparano said. "We'll see where we are in these football games. If there's a point maybe you might be able to do something like that, you think about it. But right now we want to continue to develop Chad."

Speaking of the running game ...

Sparano was asked today what he believes is the biggest problem with the disappointing Miami running game.

Second-level blocking," he said. "I think we've been able to block them good through the first level. I don't think we've done a good enough job blocking linebackers ... I think the second-level blocking is where to me is where we've had the biggest struggles."

Sparano says the Dolphins haven't suffered minus runs to any worrisome degree. He cited some statistic that claims the Dolphins have had the third-fewest negative plays in the NFL. I have not seen any such stats. But it's getting past the defensive linemen that Sparano says Miami has problems.

"It's the difference between a 3 yard run and a 7 yard run," he said.

Of course, that says nothing for the third-level blocking that turns 7 yard runs into 57 yard runs. Haven't seen enough of those this year, either.

The longest run by Ronnie Brown this year is 51 yards. His next longest run is 17 yards. The longest run by Ricky Williams is 45 yards. His next longest run is 23 yards.

 

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WILL SEE WHO'S BETTER,A THIRD STRING QB DREW STANTON OR HENNE .
STILL I CANN SEE HENNE SITTING OUT THE REMINDER OF THE SEASON.

Aren't the pressers usually on Thursday?

I'm waiting for the media to stop swooning with laughter & admiration every time Henning finds some curmudgeonly way of demeaning them, the fans, and everyone on the team & in the World who isn't as clever as he.

The Fan Base has turned on this Regime. The Working Press is, or ought to be, next.

Rex Ryan and his foot fetish is too funny

SEXY REX

Nice Image for Your League, Mr. Goodell.

Watch Roger The Dodger try to duck this issue.

Rex has already "no-commented" the (delighted) NY tabloids.

guarantee stanton has a better game than suck boy. will they get it then? NO. that's why these lamo's have to go. love the article on cowher and how he is better for the dolphins than sparano. if he's such a good coach let's see how long it takes for him to get another head coaching gig. he can take his boy henne wiith him whereever that is.

rex ryan has a fat fetish?

TO BE OR NOT TO BE
TO FETISH OR NOT
FOOT.......FOOT-BALL
NEW YORK MEDIA HAVING THE BEST DAY EVER ,I AM STARTING TO FEEL BAD FOR REX .

i say we trade for matt flynn

MOST PEOPLE COMES HERE ARE REAL BROWN DONKEYS,HOW GB WILL TRADE MATT FLYNN W/ROGERS IN THE DOOR TO RETIRE .

For the record: A lesson for all you crazee sexting kidz & koaches:

When you send fetish videos out into Cyberspace, their contents are no longer a private matter.

SEER, WHAT IS FETISH ? I HAVE NO CLUE .

I AM NOT KIDDING

WHAT REX DOES IN HIS PRIVATE LIFE IT'S HIS ALONE BUT ONCE IT GOEA TO YOUTUBE,IT'S ALL OURS TO ENJOY .

SEXY REX

I think that the lack of big minus plays in the running game is due to Ronnie and Ricky being big running backs who lower their heads, and plow for yardage. Ronnie does tap around searching for a hole, but once he sees that it isn't there he runs hard and is strong. The O-Line is not really blocking well right from the start with the DL, never mind the 2nd level....that never seems to happen.

JETS coach is a freak and sound like a stalker listen to his voice....hahaha...what a f**king freak he should be fired for this crap! Why post something like that and put it out into cyberspace? He's not the sharpest tool in the shed

Any word on shutting down Jake Long for the last two games? If he aggravates the injury, Sparano should be taken out and shot and his family charged for the bullet. (That was tongue in cheek, I am not advocating violence against the Fist Pumper in Chief).

I ASK ARMANDO TO DELETE PA PhinFAN POST @4;33 .COOL DOWN COWBOY .

ALoco: Get over it.

So this is all the meat we get today? Aren't there any developments other than Chad the Waterhead not liking BM's comments??? Anything good to look forward to Mando??

Can the NFL just postponed the game so the Dolphins can play somewhere else, I'm thinking that so they can at least win instead of playing at home and lose.

I'm kinda glad that the Fins don't have a 2nd round pick in this years draft. All they would do with is trade for a QB. And then the curse continues.....

If it weren't for Bad Luck,Sparano wouldn't have any !!!!

Could Sparano get one of the Waterboy to come in and play QB? Anybody can pass the football for 2 yards, I'm sure of it.

Somebody said in a previous blog that Julio Jones would be a great pick. I agree 100%. I have been watching Jones for the last three years and hoping that when the time comes the fins might draft him. Then I woke up and said to myself, not with this regime.

Ryan & fetish vid was the lead story on Jim Rome. heh heh heh

IF OUR COACHES HAVE FOOT VIDEO LIKE REX WE WOULD BE IN THE PLAYOFFS .IF YOU A HAPPY COACH ,YOU HAVE PLAYOFFS .

When he was criticized for leaving too many runners on base, legendary Dodgers manager Tommy LaSorda replied:

"You can't get 'em in
If you don't get 'em on.
I'd rather get 'em on
And not get 'em in
Than not get 'em on
And not get 'em in."

This is a lesson for all Miami Dolphins fans.

Think about it.

they've had 3 years to "develop henne". it hasnt worked yet;doubt the last 2 games will help. henne doesn't possess any of the intangibles. he doesnt "lead" the team into battle;absolutely no chemistry or conviction. henne lacks confidence and its obvious the coaches have little in him.

Like it or not Henne will be in the mix next year. The question is who can be brought in to compete.

WHERE'S MY HERO ODIN AND MY OTHER HERO DB ,THE BLOG ISN'T THE SAME WITHOUT YOU .

NATHANIEL, NICE TO SEE AND READ YOU AGAIN .

i really think this bunch running the team would absolutely"ruin" any qb brought in. henne was better when he first arrived. all that "coaching" has ruined that kid. he has been programmed to be a game mgr;thats not what he is. like putting a square peg into a round hole.

I wonder how much Hennes knee has to do with his shtty play lately.

R.BROWN IS GETTING READY TO DEPART THE DOLPHINS.NO CONTRACT FOR YOU .

Aloco, Who are brown Monkeys?????And where do they come from??

Aloco, Can the Fins use Brown Monkeys this sunday??????????

Playoffs...Playoffs...PLAYOFFS. Who's talking PLAYOFFS!

cuban, they r selling huggable hangers on HSN.

Dear Mr. Salguero

With Dan Henning retiring at the end of the season I expect him to take some chance's with the offense this Sunday.

Look for Dan Henning to be dressed as a Roman and have the Dolphins Offense dressed out as Christians when we face the Detroit Lions this Sunday at the Dolphin Colosseum.

Soiled :)

Classic Soiled.............

Hopefully Dan Henning doe's what the old senators did in ancient Rome when his family or business was embarrassed mainly taking a knife to the gut.... We can only hope..

If our genious coach continues trying to justify the unjustifiable, he is going to get his rear end kicked out sooner than later. For Christ sake, we are not dumb!

We can only hope that Jeffery(Hollywood)Ross is fueling his jet right now to travel to North Carolina and make his pitch to Mr.Cower...

Aloco...post this link you keep talking about with the "foot fetish"...i have looked at you tube and I don't see nothing.


Happy Holidays to all!

Every time the Dolphins get inside the red zone I'd like to see them throw at least one jump ball to Marshall...

He's such a great possession type receiver, I can't believe how poorly the coaching staff have utilized him around the goal line this year.

Was there ever a rift between Josh McDaniels and Brandon Marshall when he was in Denver?

McDaniels was on the coaching staff for all three Superbowl championships in NE. He needs to be on Miami's short list for their next offensive coordinator.

They don't want to wait too long...he'll be picked up quickly in the off-season.

GRUEDN AND ARON RODGERS NOW RUMORED IN HOTEL TOGEHTER. DEADSPIN NOW WAZ GOING ONNN!

WE ARE 31ST IN YARDS/CARRY.

The 3 stooges have added No Skill Players Whatsoever to the running game in 3 Drafts.

That is why we are 31ST IN YARDS/CARRY.

Kris,
Try Footjobs.com

Kris, i don't know where it's ,i never look at any stuff like that.i just cheer kris,it must be a devoted site for all that stuff and it linked to youtube that way but seems like there are few videos w/rex ryan's wife and one tape with him talking to her without showing .he just said sorry again to his players . tomorrow's NY TABLOID MEDIA WILL HAVE A BIG DAY .


PS.IF WE CAN GET OUR COACHES TO HAVE THAT WAY ,WE MAY BE IN THE PLAYOFFS NOW .


P.S...THERE'A A TALK ABOUT ANOTHER VIDEO FOR JET PLAYER IN CROSS DRESSING .I AM NOT SURE I BELIEVE THAT .

Aloco,
We can not get to the playoffs when WE ARE 31ST IN THE NFL IN YARDS/CARRY.

Im very very very worriesd...Im starting to beleive that Sparano is not upto the job himself.
He MUST know that that the playcalling and clock managenent has been appalling all year..SURELY...and awe all know that he can OVERULE calls but doesnt...he is going to continue with the current philosophy...which is dink and dunk with Chad H and go for field goals...dont take any risks and make few moves....well that philosphy has gotten us were we are at right now...out of the playoffs..HE MUST CHANGE his thought process.

If he doesnt then I say he is not a good coach for this franchise.

I dont blame him for the draft errors or for injuries...but I certainly blame him for the team philosophy...its not a winning philosophy...it tells the team that they have to win by small margin because they are not good enough..it sends a terrible message...

Now is a time to release the bounds of conservatism and change things up...lets see some youngsters....let Henne off the leash..who cares if we lose now...Sparano does because his job is no1 priority now for him...

I think he is gone.


Aloco...post this link you keep talking about with the "foot fetish"...i have looked at you tube and I don't see nothing.


Happy Holidays to all!

Posted by: kris | December 22, 2010 at 06:47 PM

Yeah Aloco, Did you see a Video or were you "Hallucinating"??????????

Hey Chad Henne.."STFU"! a leader would demand more of everyone on this team, and since the OFFENSE sucks....you would should demand more of yourself and YOUR unit....so until you can move the ball without putting the most LOYAL of LOYAL FIN FANS to sleep....STFU!!!!!! and score some touchdowns....and anything else you do this seasn means zilch...nada...nothing


We are in football purgatory


Happy Holidays to all!!!

PRICE....DO YOU LOVE FOOT-BALL AS SEX REX .

The question has become Why can't Miami develop a QB? Remember Beck, he had two weeks to prepare for NYG in London....the Fins take extra days off to rest. Wouldn't you normally put your 2nd or 3rd QB in to take rep's in practice? Thigpen never saw the first team with glass Chad in front of him???

Meanwhile teams like the Eagles routinely crank out QB's like it was nothing....yes green with envy.

bigalfy,
I hope whatever s h i t t y team Sparano coaches next year brings in Chad Pennington to develop the qb.

Pricemaster...are you serious?

http:

//deadspin.com/5715741/this-may-or-may-not-be-rex-ryans-wife-making-foot+fetish-videos

and Sporano....STFU too!!!! useless stats, terrible timeouts, and unintelligible english.....STFU!!!

Now you want to play to win....most coaches are playing to evaluate players....now you want to "play to win the game"......


Happy Hollidays to all!!!

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