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Dolphins should give some youngster a shot

Dolphins players have only professional pride and the future to play for while coaches have, I guess, the same motivation in these coming final two games of the 2010 season.

That future would be brighter for everyone if the Dolphins were to suddenly find the speed and playmaking acumen that anyone with eyes can see they lack. Coach Tony Sparano said Monday he isn't going to go nuts inserting untested players into the final two games simply for the sake of seeing somebody else play.

But he left open the door to some youngsters getting more of a look.

"I do think there could be opportunities for a few guys to play a few more snaps that maybe haven’t played X-amount of snaps," Sparano said. "It ain’t going to be anything different than the people that you’ve seen but I think maybe getting a guy in the ballgame a little bit more in some of these situations so you know a little bit more about him down the road I think would be important."

There really aren't a lot of places for Sparano to search on a 53-man roster for a revelation player that he was totally unaware of. But there are places he could look to find players that haven't gotten long looks until now.

I present to you Lex Hilliard, Roberto Wallace and Marlon Moore.

Hilliard has not carried the football all year long but the truth is the Dolphins will have to replace either Ronnie Brown or Ricky Williams or both before the start of 2011. If the idea of replacing Ronnie or Ricky is jarring to you ... get over it. As I asked in my column on Monday, what do either of them do that is special?

This Miami Herald story, by the way, says Brown "hasn't given up hope" he might return for 2011. If he does it would be at a much cheaper price than he obviously hoped.

The Dolphins, which fancy themselves a running team, need to move on in the backfield and the assumption here is they'll do exactly that. But why not give Hilliard a look to see what they have in case the need Miami has actually is for one running back rather than two?

Just sayin'.

At the wide receiver spot, I am frankly baffled why this team might continue to give snaps to veteran Kevin Curtis, signed last week, rather than Wallace or Moore. Stated simply, Curtis is not the future. The Dolphins need to find out if either Wallace or Moore might be.

One error Sparano made at the end of 2009 when the Dolphins were also eliminated from playoff contention was not give Patrick Turner meaningful playing time the last couple of games. That failure led the Dolphins to bring him back early this year and that was a waste of a roster spot that might have been used on someone else.

The coaching staff had to go through another offseason and training camp and preseason to figure out Turner wasn't a player for them -- something they could have figured out if he'd gotten some snaps in anger during 2009.

Now Wallace and Moore sit in basically the same spot as Turner did although both have shown much more promise. Both are smart and fast. Wallace is a 4.46ish guy while Moore is a legit 4.4. Yet, at a time the Dolphins are looking for threats downfield, neither has gotten much of a shot.

Isn't it time to serve them up some shots?

Both players have had their moments. Moore has a couple of drops but he also caught a 57-yard TD versus Oakland, which is precisely the kind of play the Dolphins thirst for. And Wallace, tall and strong, has caught four passes for 46 yards, including a 19-yarder.

So whaddya say, coach?

Let the kids show you what they got ... or what they don't.

It would give you three fewer decisions to make this offseason.

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2watt,

you buy the baby black bass ,it's about 12 dollars ,must be fresh and whole.you coat it w/flour only real good.salt and pepper and you eat the whole thing but the spine.

2watt, the Palmer that has had Owens & Ochocinco all year along with a decent running game that has wound up throwing more int's than Henne? That's funny. Try again.

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Joe Schmoe @ 11:47AM

That's a pretty good snapshot of Sparano. And I might add, getting rid of Henning will do no good by itself. If Sparano stays, he will have some say so about the next OC. And the next OC will be a carbon copy of Henning.

You present some valid agruments pro and con regarding the next HC. I don't think Gruden would be a good fit. Cowher? I don't think he's going to come here simply because of the QB situation. Fox or Fisher? I hope not. Yhat leaves Nolan. Might just work.

joe. gruden made gannon an mvp at 38.. palmer is the 1..period..
ps. those 2 clowns at wr are injured btw. and owens is like 112 years old...
aloco.. i'll bring the bass.. and the beer.

make mushrooms... the kind you pick in the cow pastures..lol

2watt, you're really making NO sense at all.

That 112 year old T.O. had himself a pretty good season though didn't he? And Palmer STILL sucked worse than Henne.

Their Wr's are injured NOW. What about all season long when they were healthy & Palmer already had accumulated more int's than Henne? Exactly.

End of discussion.

2 watt, at this stage, I almost want to say anybody is better than what we have. And if it came down to Sparano or Gruden, I would say Gruden.

But right now, I'm thinking Nolan.

Mr. cocoajoe:

Nolan is most valuable to the Fins as a Defensive Coordinator. Not head coach.

Consider that Nolan never had a top-tier defense in San Fransisco. Why not? Because like all other coordinator-turned-coaches (Nolan, Crennel, Mangini,etc), the coordinator duties get turned over to someone else.
Nolan's coordinator in SF didn't do squat.

Do you really want to risk the one good thing we have (the defense) for a coach who may not add any value over Sparano?

Tapeworm, if Miami's only way to keep Nolan in Miami is to fire Sparano & make Nolan HC, then yes, that's exactly what you do. He'll still be here to help run the defense. He'll be more useful than keeping Sparano here to do what he's done this year. Which isn't a whole hell of a lot.

I dont believe in Henne as our future, we got to wait n see whts out there during the draft.

Also, my prediction... Vernon Davis will join his brother as a Miami Dolphin next year as the starting TE> Miami needs to pursue him next year. He is young proven, we can keep drafting these bust TEs in the draft.!

Blunder after blunder.
PARCELLS WAS AN OVERALL FAILURE.
RUN AND HIDE FAT BOY , YOU AINT WON NOTHING SINCE I WAS IN ELEMENTARY !
WE SAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAK !

Dude...short memory.
we went from 1-15 to 11-5 and the playoffs in Parcels' first year with the fins...does that not count?

Mclovin, do you anticipate Vernon Davis signing in Miami in 2016? because he is signed until then.

Mr. Mclovin:

Vernon Davis re-signed with SF for 6 years, $42million...

NH, to me, no it doesn't. Doesn't that seem so long ago to you? Let's not forget we LUCKILY happened to find Pennington needing a job. Along with the softest schedule in the world. it was the perfect storm for the Phins.

But this team has taken steps backwards this year. Even last year with a worse record than the year prior, I thought we were better. They took what was good with that team & broke it all over again. Between special teams, our offense, our play calling, poor roster decisions etc...this has been a disaster season. One certainly worthy of making a change.

rr

Mr. Tapeworm, there could be as many as 6 teams looking for HCs this next year. Do you really think Nolan will pass on a HC job?

I don't.

It's time to play What's The First Thing That Pops Into Your Head When You Think About Each Miami Dolphins Season? I'm not going to outline the most significant thing to happen that season - just the first thing that pops into my head.

1966 - Opening kickoff on opening day returned for a TD by Miami.

1967 - Dolphins draft Bob Griese.

1968 - Dolphins draft Csonka and Kiick.

1969 - Last year before Don Shula. Dolphins' regress from optimistic signs in 1968.

1970 - Bob Griese dreadful in mid-season 3 game losing streak. Fans call for his head. Eerily similar to situation Chad Henne is in now. Shula stuck with Griese. It was right thing to do. Will Sparano stick with Henne? Is it the right thing to do?

1971 - Dolphins defeat Chiefs in longest game ever played. Slow white running back, Ed Podolak, inexplicably fantastic for Chiefs.

1972 - Earl Morral runs for 38 yards in game - the longest run of ANY Miami Dolphin that year. And, remember, Miami had TWO 1,000 yard runners.

1973 - Dolphins lose to Raiders 12-7. The undefeated streak is broken. Dolphins just can't beat the Raiders in Oakland when Shula coaches Miami.

1974 - Last year for Csonka, Warfield and Kick who sign with the WFL.

1975 - Both Griese and Morral injured. Strock, the 3rd string quarterback, performs well as a starter.

1976 - Dolphins have first losing season under Shula.

1977 - Dolphins miss playoffs despite having super team stats.

1978 - Dolphins lose to Oilers in playoffs.

1979 - Steelers score on each of first 4 possessions against Miami in playoffs.

1980 - Dolphins final game of the season against the Jets is shown on NBC without any announcers - NFL experiment.

1981 - Dolphins lose heartbreaker to Cowboys. Woodley throws for over 400 yards, but interceptions and a late comeback by Dallas kill the Dolphins.

1982 - Uwe Von Schamann kicks last-second game-winner for Dolphins against the Jets in a key regular season game. Strock leads comeback.

1983 - Fulton Walker fumbles two consecutive kickoffs against Seattle in the playoffs.

1984 - Dolphins crush Steelers in the AFC Championship game. Marino has multiple long TD throws to Clayton and Duper

1985 - Marino defeats the Broncos in Denver despite BOTH Clayton and Duper suffering injuries.

1986 - Dolphins defeat the Rams in OT.

1987 - Strike. Marino plays the good union man, and never contemplates crossing the picket line.

1988 - NBC does pre-game feature on the NEW, TOUGH Miami Dolphin defense. I think the Dolphins start the season 3-1, but then crumble and finish 6-10.

1989 - Jim Kelly last-second QB sneak TD against the Dolphins gives Buffalo opening day victory. Starting with this game, and for years forward, the QB sneak down near the Miami goal line becomes an effective weapon against a Dolphin defense too often found napping.

1990 - Safety Louis Oliver returning interceptions. The guy ran like my grandfather. I've never seen anyone run so awkwardly.

1991 - Dolphins lose last game of season against Jets and miss playoffs. They didn't deserve to make the playoffs. They finished 8-8.

1992 - Bobby Humphrey. Yes - Bobby Humphrey. A nifty Tony Nathan-like running back they picked up from Denver did some nifty things during a nifty season.

1993 - Dolphins lose their last 5 games and miss playoffs.

1994 - Marino leads AFC in passing - first time since 1986.

1995 - Dolphins dominate Pittsburgh on Monday night. Move to 4-0. Clearly look like best team in the league. Then falter, finish 9-7, and lose depressing playoff game to Buffalo

1996 - Jimmy Johnson's first year. Dolphins lose game to Johnson's Cowboys in which Miami DBs continually give Cowboy receivers way too much cushion. Miami NEVER changes throughout game.

1997 - Dolphins finish 9-7, make playoffs. Early exit against New England.

1998 - Trace Armstrong!!! Sack man!!! Wasn't he involved in that sack/fumble of Doug Flutie in the playoff victory for Miami?

1999 - Dolphins win with Damon Huard starting. Lose with Marino starting. Marino loses so much of his strength, quickness, accuracy due to arm/shoulder injuries. For the first time ever, he looks mortal.

2000 - Smith (what was his first name?) sets NFL playoff record for most yards rushing in a game as Dolphins beat Colts in playoffs.

2001 - Dolphins lose to Ravens in playoffs. Ravens SO MUCH BETTER.

2002 - Run Ricky Run. A Miami Dolphin actually leads the NFL in rushing! I never thought I'd live to see it!

2003 - Ricky rushes for only 3.5 yards per carry. Not his fault. Offensive line which was outstanding in 2002 is PATHETIC in 2003. They give him NO support.

2004 - I attend only my 2nd football game ever. The hapless Dolphins lose to the hapless Bills in frigid Buffalo.

2005 - Dolphins 9-7. Winning record fools people into thinking we're only a player or two away from becoming a contender. We're not!

2006 - Dolphins 4-12. Friggin' 4-12. We suck!

2007 - Dolphins 1-15. Friggin' 1-15. We REALLY suck!

2008 - Chad Pennington! How does he do it? He throws like a girl! And not a butch Lesbian; more like a lipstick Lesbian. Why am I capitalizing Lesbian? Anyways, how does he do it????

2009 - Dolphins 7-9. First time Dolphins ever finish 7-9.

2010 - Great 4th down/goal line stands against Minnesota. Dolphins beat Favre.


1983 - Fulton Walker fumbles two consecutive kickoffs against Seattle in the playoffs

...what about Dan Marino arrives at camp?

That was Lamar Smith and I don't remember Griese playing as bad as you suggest.

Dear NHFINSFAN:

As I stated, "I'm not going to outline the most significant thing to happen that season - just the first thing that pops into my head."

For instance, I can't think of Grade 5 without thinking of my buxom blonde teacher seizing me under the mistletoe, picking me up, and kissing me on the lips. Right in front of everyone. Can you imagine if she did that now? She'd be arrested. I found it all very thrilling. But the point is - this was not the most significant thing to happen to me in Grade 5 - it's just the first thing that pops into my head.

Merry Christmas.

ND,

My first thought is that 9-7 USED TO BE good enought to get you to the playoffs consitently

i just watched the miami vs. jets game, the first game of the two game series, it was our home game we were 2 and 1 leading the division, henne has been looking really bad lately BUT, anyone who has anything to do with dolphins(players, coaches, fans) needs to watch this game. the difference in henne from that game to present is SHOCKING! henne looks better then good in this game, i implore everyone to watch this game and you will have a different outlook on henne. whatever happened from then to now(beit the o-line, his injury, DAVID LEE) their has to be an answer and THAT is what is needed to solve the henne quandry. if this was pennington's debut as a QB coach, he failed miserably, and DAVID LEE must go. i know what i'm talking about, i strongly campaigned for armstrong, sparano and the GM need to make good decisions from here on out, but the most recent move in aquiring kevin curtis baffles me and is not showing that the future decisions that need to be made will be made. the camarillo move was a big factor in our current 7 win season. the need of a hammer back is ronnie, we need him to pick up blitzers as well(he should loose a few pounds though), but ricky has to go in favor of a 1st round back, the need for a big blocking reciever(like a hines ward) is needed. a center and o-line depth is needed, and a new offensive coridinator and QB coach is a must. maybe the wheels fell off after that first loss to the jets, maybe the injuries, but henne looked every bit the part, and so did the team, if your down on sparano, henne, or the team, you really must watch this game, it was a much better game then i remembered, we looked GOOD. what ever happened since then(parcell's leaving...) has to be figured out and FIXED!

85 - Humiliating loss to NE allowing NE to go to the Superbowl to get spanked by the Bears
92 - Humiliating loss at home to the Bills in the AFC Championship. Screen passes killed the Miami D
93 - Marino out for the year/Leon Lett on Turkey Day
94 - Miami collapsing in the playoffs to SD

2001- Last game of the regular season, post-game commentary:

Jim Mandich: "We have got to get better play from the O-line if were going anywhere in the playoffs. O-line is terrible, etc."

This year's O-line makes that one look like a bunch of hall of famers. Where are you when we need you Jamie Nails?

95 - Opening day beat down of the Jets 52-14 only to finish 9-7 & get steamrolled by Buffalo in the playoffs

For those who care to view the history of Fins Football as listed in Wikipedia.

Note: Last AFC Championship 1992, last playoff win: 1990 (Colts in wildcard round)

1966 AFL Eastern 5th 3 11 0
1967 AFL Eastern 4th 4 10 0
1968 AFL Eastern 3rd 5 8 1
1969 AFL Eastern 5th 3 10 1
1970 NFL AFC East 2nd 10 4 0 Lost Divisional Playoffs (Raiders) 21-14

1971 NFL AFC East 1st 10 3 1 Won Divisional Playoffs (Chiefs) 27-24
Won AFC Championship (Colts) 21-0
Lost Super Bowl VI (Cowboys) 24-3

1972 NFL AFC East 1st 14 0 0 Won Divisional Playoffs (Browns) 20-14
Won AFC Championship (Steelers) 21-17
Won Super Bowl VII (Redskins) 14-7 Coach of the Year - Don Shula
Super Bowl MVP - Jake Scott

1973 NFL AFC East 1st 12 2 0 Won Divisional Playoffs (Bengals) 34-16
Won AFC Championship (Raiders) 27-10
Won Super Bowl VIII (Vikings) 24-7 Defensive POY - Dick Anderson
Super Bowl MVP - Larry Csonka

1974 NFL AFC East 1st 11 3 0 Lost Divisional Playoffs (Raiders) 28-26

1975 NFL AFC East 2nd 10 4 0
1976 NFL AFC East 3rd 6 8 0
1977 NFL AFC East 2nd 10 4 0 Defensive Rookie of the Year - A.J. Duhe

1978 NFL AFC East 2nd 11 5 0 Lost Wild Card Playoffs (Oilers) 17-9

1979 NFL AFC East 1st 10 6 0 Lost Divisional Playoffs (Steelers) 34-14

1980 NFL AFC East 3rd 8 8 0
1981 NFL AFC East 1st 11 4 1 Lost Divisional Playoffs (Chargers) 41-38

1982 NFL AFC 2nd1 7 2 0 Won Wild Card Playoffs (Patriots) 28-13
Won Divisional Playoffs (Chargers) 34-13
Won AFC Championship (Jets) 14-0
Lost Super Bowl XVII (Redskins) 27-17

1983 NFL AFC East 1st 12 4 0 Lost Divisional Playoffs (Seahawks) 27-20 Defensive POY - Doug Betters

1984 NFL AFC East 1st 14 2 0 Won Divisional Playoffs (Seahawks) 31-10
Won AFC Championship (Steelers) 45-28
Lost Super Bowl XIX (49ers) 38-16 MVP - Dan Marino
Offensive POY - Dan Marino

1985 NFL AFC East 1st 12 4 0 Won Divisional Playoffs (Browns) 24-21
Lost AFC Championship (Patriots) 31-14

1986 NFL AFC East 3rd 8 8 0
1987 NFL AFC East 3rd 8 7 0
1988 NFL AFC East 5th 6 10 0
1989 NFL AFC East 3rd 8 8 0

1990 NFL AFC East 2nd 12 4 0 Won Wild Card Playoffs (Chiefs) 17-16
Lost Divisional Playoffs (Bills) 44-34

1991 NFL AFC East 3rd 8 8 0

1992 NFL AFC East 1st 11 5 0 Won Divisional Playoffs (Chargers) 31-0
Lost AFC Championship (Bills) 29-10

1993 NFL AFC East 2nd 9 7 0

1994 NFL AFC East 1st 10 6 0 Won Wild Card Playoffs (Chiefs) 27-17
Lost Divisional Playoffs (Chargers) 22-21 Defensive Rookie of the Year - Tim Bowens
Comeback POY - Dan Marino

1995 NFL AFC East 3rd 9 7 0 Lost Wild Card Playoffs (Bills) 37-22

1996 NFL AFC East 4th 8 8 0

1997 NFL AFC East 2nd 9 7 0 Lost Wild Card Playoffs (Patriots) 17-3

1998 NFL AFC East 2nd 10 6 0 Won Wild Card Playoffs (Bills) 24-17
Lost Divisional Playoffs (Broncos) 38-3 Walter Payton Man of the Year - Dan Marino

1999 NFL AFC East 3rd 9 7 0 Won Wild Card Playoffs (Seahawks) 20-17
Lost Divisional Playoffs (Jaguars) 62-7

2000 NFL AFC East 1st 11 5 0 Won Wild Card Playoffs (Colts) 23-17
Lost Divisional Playoffs (Raiders) 27-0

2001 NFL AFC East 2nd 11 5 0 Lost Wild Card Playoffs (Ravens) 20-3

2002 NFL AFC East 3rd 9 7 0
2003 NFL AFC East 2nd 10 6 0
2004 NFL AFC East 4th 4 12 0
2005 NFL AFC East 2nd 9 7 0
2006 NFL AFC East 4th 6 10 0 Defensive POY - Jason Taylor
2007 NFL AFC East 4th 1 15 0
2008 NFL AFC East 1st 11 5 0 Lost Wild Card Playoffs (Ravens) 27-9
2009 NFL AFC East 3rd 7 9 0
2010 NFL AFC East 3rd 6 6 0

Leon Lett ha!

Whoops. Thanks for the info NHFINSFAN. I had 2004 and 2006 mixed up. We indeed did finish 6-10 in 2006 (not 4-12).

Note: Last AFC Championship 1992, last playoff win: 1990 (Colts in wildcard round)

This is also incorrect.

Correct...meant to say "last AFC Championship game" was 92' we did indeed lose.

Colts playoff win was 2000.

In any case we have sucked for a long time and I, like everyone else on this blog want to get back to the glory days of the early 70's, early 80's and early 2000's when we were relevant.

Hey, were about to hit the early days of 2011's maybe this is our time again?

We don't need cowher, id rather play martyball! We need a rb, and ol, hell make nolan the coach, guys, we are closer than u think! Henne w a new oc? Come on 2 more years w this regime, then and only then start over, also, if we need a young qb, package picks up and go get luck or newton, I'm tired of trading down!

Huh?

Born, I don't trust Cam Newton. As much as it pains me as well, we are not in a position to give draft picks away to trade up. We should go down & get our 2nd rounder back. Hopefully they can make a better selection with it than we have for the past 3 years...Misi the exception.

NH, if Sparano & Ireland remain, I'm afraid the next decade isn't looking too good either. Wake & Dansby are fast approaching 30. With so many issues on the oline, RB & TE...they may be wasted just like Zach & JT. We'll have bragging rights that we have 1 of the best Inside & outside LB'ers but no titles to rave about.

The top of my Christmas list is not a new HC, QB, RB or CB but rather an actionable plan from Ross that shows he is serious about rebuilding the Dolphins to a dynasty level again.
I thought we had finally made the commitment with the Trifecta, but three years later we are only marginally better.

Please Mr. Ross be a good Santa and bring us a dynasty for Christmas.

How could the first thing about 99 not be
62-7 in the playoffs to the Jags (AKA, the death of Marino)...AKA, Black Sunday, AKA, doomsday, AKA, the worst day EVER

remember the look on yimmies face that day.?.lol

I remember the look on my face. It was horror, shame, and humiliation. Weird thing, it hasn't changed much since then

Stop with the Cam Newton jibber jabber. He may turn into a great quarterback one day. But we do not have the luxury of trading up to draft a quarterback this year. Newton isn't a guy that is going to be a starter on day one. Sorry. Don't just assume his skills in the college game are going to translate into the pro game. Also if there is a new regime, they would be insane to marry themselves to Cam Newton. This happened in Denver where they wasted 2 first round picks to trade up for Tim freakin Tebow. Now any incoming coach has to figure out a way to use Timmy Rah Rah. Tebow is not an NFL quarterback. Do not let last weeks game fool you. It was fools gold. Now that franchise is handcuffed and has to use Tebow. We do not want to fall into that same trap. Newton is a great college player, no doubt. But our team cannot take a chance with a project player. It is way to risky.

Exactly.Poor decisions by management and coaching is why we're where we are now.These misguided decisions start all the way up to the top.Anyone listening mr.Ross?

How mando for coach?

New England will trade for these guys and make them stars. Oh, by the way, has anyone noticed that the guy we passed up for overall first pick is 12-2 and leading his team to the playoffs?

EVERYBODY WEAR BLACK TO THE GAME
SUNDAY. LET THE FANS BE HEARD.

How about put Thigpen in the game with the starters on the offensive line? What is there to lose? Henne has already made sure that there is no hope of making it into the playoffs. Henne is HORRIBLE!!!!!!!! And I don't care what anybody says about Spurano being a young coach, he does not have what it takes to be an NFL coach. He is more concerned about friendship ties than he is with winning. He would make a great friend, a great dad, a great teacher, but not a great coach. How can he say that Dan Henning has done an "outstanding" job in Miami? Fins need a head coach that will not tolerate sub-par performances from their under-coaches and players. I can't imagine Bill Cower putting up with Dan Henning's vanilla bull crap game plan, or complete lack thereof. New head coach please, new quarterback, and new offensive coordinator. The entire front office is a laughing-stock except for Mike Nolan.

This coaching staff has no clue how to develop talent. They just keep bring in new guys hoping for who knows what.I've given up on all those clowns. W e need new


This coaching staff has no clue how to develop the talent they have. They just keep bringing in new guys and hope for who knows what. Ross needs to clean house and hire a young aggresive offensive minded coach, not some retread like Cowher, Fisher or Gruden.

expect more of the same o'l boring finz football...

AGREE 100%, BUT I DON'T WANT THEM BEING PICKED BY THE PRESENT PEOPLE PICKING!!!

I think the reason everyone here is so frustrated is that we see a pretty good team not coached properly. If this coaching staff knew what they were doing, we would be a 11-5, 12-4 team. The staff just doesn't have it, it is obvious, and I would be surprised if we see them back next year, besides Nolan.
I predict a sparano axing, a henning axing, and a qb change, pretty easy decision if I were the owner. And Ross must see how frustrated his fan base is, so change is a coming!

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The Dolphins may have imploded against the Lions but now the Dolphins offense needs to be exploded, blown up I mean. Get rid of fall down Ronnie Brown, Ricky, Henne, the offensive line, and the offensive coordinator Dan Henning. Henne shows flashes, but never comes through with the big play when the game is on the line. Great quarterbacks do that. Since we will surely be 7 and 9 when the draft comes, take a quarterback first. The best you can get. If you can trade up take Luck. Then rebuild the offense the best you can and last, get a defensive back that can catch an interception. That last part is important as I cannot watch another season of muffed interceptions. If Sparano cannot improve the Fins thru the draft, then cut him next year.
It is all up to Ross now. I hope he is up to the task.

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