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Sparano: QB battle not really a battle right now

Note to everyone who is now considering Matt Moore a legitimate competitor for the Dolphins starting quarterback job:

Stop it. Just stop.

At least for now.

Dolphins coach Tony Sparano addressed the possibility today when he said he wouldn't say there is a quarterback battle right now because while Chad Henne had some issues during Friday's preseason game at Atlanta and Moore brought the team back from a deficit to help Miami win, 28-23, much has to happen for this to become a legitimate competition.

"I mean I wouldn’t say there is a battle right at this second," Sparano said. "To me it takes more than a few outings, couple practices any of those things.  But I mean I thought Matt did some good things.  I mean, on the surface it’s going to look like Matt did way more good things than Chad maybe, I guess to your eye but there was enough things in there to Matt’s 36 plays I believe it was that needed to be corrected as well.  He did some good things, that’s the Matt I know.  Matt can move the football team pretty well.  He’s got a little bit of savvy to him and he can move the team, step up in the pocket and make those kind of throws.  He did a nice job last night."

In other words, Henne has to seriously struggle while Moore has to seriously play sharp the final three preseason games for the coach to consider this an issue.

And so that is not where we are right now. Remember, we're talking about snapshots in time here. Today, this is not an issue. Much stuff has to change for it to become an issue.

Henne can close the door on the issue by simply playing consistently well the next two games.

But as I wrote in my column for today's newspaper, Henne was both good and bad versus the Falcons. And consistently inconsistent is not unusual for Miami's quarterback. He finished 4 of 8 for 77 yards with one TD and two interceptions. Playing against both Atlanta's starters and second-team players, Henne posted a 83.9 rating.

Moore, playing strictly against backups and guys that will not be employed by the Falcons in a month, completed 11 of 18 passes for 123 yards, with two TDs and one interception.

That's a good but not perfect outing. It's an outing that suggests Moore is locking in on Miami's backup QB job. It is not a performance that says, 'I'm better than the starter."

At least not right now.

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Meant lurker. Hate spell check

ElcacheUSA,

O-line IS supposed to be his forte. It's why Parcells hired him in the first place. But he obviously hasn't had much success except for the first year.
I wasn't opposed to getting rid of Satele-he didn't fit their style. Doesn't mean he's a bad player, I just don't think he's the type of centre that the Trifecta desired. He was Cam's guy, and he definitely fit that type of offense. He may not even be the starter on Oakland this year.
But the Trifecta has made some mistakes on O-line and has invested BIG money. Groves and Smiley were mistakes but I wonder if Miami's medical staff are to blame as well(I have no hard evidence for this but this staff appears to have made some huge mistakes-see Culpepper/brees fiasco. I'm very curious to see what Carey's contract looks like now thta he re-structured. Long has been great-we should see him soon. and Pouncey has looked ok but it is way too early to evaluate him.
Jerry has been a disapointment. richie has been solid but he occasionally has a really terrible blown assignment. Conitnuity is important but I'm not sure Miami has all the parts yet.

You are a TARD......

How dou you function.....i'm seriously curious......

ltc....

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But I am Certain you are Craig M......

I mean no one can fake being this retarded.........

Nobody........

Lurker is still here and he said he was leaving.

ALoco, please stop driving Itc crazy, come back to me for another sniff

I don't feel sorry for you though Itc....your like Rain Man retarded.....

Once you get one reality in your head.....then there is no changing it.....

read it again slow....then repeat as many times as necessary.....it will come to you.....

BOTTOM LINE,KRIS HAS NO SHAME ............

Itcdolphin, you know what? I am going to be the man here, I apologize. Now let's start off again and see if we can stop the nonsense and talk like men.

Well it seems that we have angry blpgger's, I want to wish you all of you a blessed Sunday! Hope we can all raise hell at the first monday night game! Go Phins

Re: the possibility of Quinn coming here, I'll take a pass. I was one of those who adamantly opposed us drafting Quinn-I followed that draft/year closely and was convinced (still) that Quinn wasn't accurate. I was actually very pleased we took Beck, who I graded as the second best qb in that draft. I still think we grossly mismanaged Beck, which had a hugely negative impact on his devlopment. Glad he's getting a chance with Washington-will be interesting to see how he fares.
As for other QBs, there's really no point taking anyone else, unless there's an injury. The Bifecta scanned things this off-seson, and wisely decided Henne was best option (sorry Orton lovers, but for the price we would have paid to land him, I'm more than happy to see Henne get another year).

is kris drunk ?

WHO EVER FROM THE MIAMI HERALD THAT IMPOSTERED ME @ 9:54....

Since you have all my post when I click on your name....that means you HACKED MY ACCOUNT.......

Forget Armando....You can BEST BELIEVE...that somebody with some real power will be hearing from me @ the HERALD on Monday.....

Hacking my account will not be taken lightly.......

But I will show you better than I can tell you.......

Hacked into my actual account....anit that some BS.....

Yes, I am drunk

You didn't even use my writing style with the fake 9:54 post.....and you have hacked into my account......

I am shocked at the length someone would go to........

But trust me......if there is anything I can do about it......I will make you realize you went to far.....

Hack Hack Hack. Doo ta doo
Hack Hack Hack Doo ta doo

Shake your booty
Shake your booty

to be honest....there is really nothing more to say......

but please keep posting so I can keep copying and pasting in my word document.....

Kris that happened to me when I was signing in as NYScott. I wrote to Armando and they banned the person from coming in here under the same URL i believe. Just write Armando (at the top of the screen) and he will tell the it guys and they will chase that loser down. Good luck.

kris calls me a dummy and a retard but then he actually believes someone hacked his account and he is going ballistic over it. Funny sh@t man
Now whose the retarded dummy?

READ THIS CHAD....BOOOOOOO!!!!!!! YOU ARE A JOKE!!! YOU ARE A FAILURE AND YOU SUCK!!!!! QUIT THE TEAM AND LEAVE!!!!! NOBODY LIKES YOU!!!!! EVERY DOLPHINS FAN THINKS YOU ARE A PATHETIC LOSER AND WE ALL HATE YOU!!!!! BOOOOOOOOOO HENNE!!!!!

LouD....thanks....I thought this site was more secure than this.....

I guess I will live and learn......

My gut tells me this is someone on the Herald staff.....or Armando's staff.....

Yeah just get the idiot kicked out, the blog will be better for it. The guy that did it to me actually stalked me around the different Dolphins sites. Can you imagine how pathetic and lonely one would have to be to stalk someone on the internet? Once again good luck and let me know how it turns out.

to be or not to be ...............
mama MARIA COMING HOME SOON ,,,,,,,,,,,,

Itc...if thats you....i will get even more pleasure out of this on Monday......

If not....I still stand behind eveything I have posted about you....

Its called being a man......

I DIDN'T KNOW THAT ARMANDO HAVE A STAFF ,LOL

The only pleasure you will get Monday is if you play with your skin flute when you wake up kris

LouD...thanks....

Itc...F...U.....

i'm out.....

For the mentally challenged....that means i'm leaving......

As opposed to saying "i'll leave it at that"....which means your dropping the subject....lol

KRIS,


IF I WAS YOU I WOULD FOLLOW LOUD'S ADVICE AND STOP FIGHTING LIKE A CEAZY PERSON .............TO OR NOT TO BE .............


THE SWISS CHARD WAS GREAT AND THANKS TO COW ............

Last thing....

Keep posting under my name in to my account you hacked in to.....

By all means have at it......

I know I will when I get my chance....

HOW CAN ANY ONE BE FAKED IN BLUE ?

Bye bye kris, didn't realize how easy it was to get rid of you. Like turning on a light and watching the cockroach run!!! Lol

LouD....I will....and thanks for the advice....

Pretty simple. You for the Dolphins front office, Sparano, Ireland, Ross, Henne, etc.......you're a COMPLETE MORON! If you've seen enough and HATE all of the above.....you're a REAL Dolfan who cares about your team, your love, and your life and you are SICK OF IT ALL! With us? Or against us? Draw a line in the sand!

kris, weren't you leaving like 3 posts ago. Stick to your word and please go.

ITC....... KRIS STILL PLAYING 007 ......

Ok, what I saw was a team that's returning most of their starters of offence (ATL) play against our defence and be fairly productive against the first teamers and back-ups. Then, I saw a team that's installing a new offence (MIA) struggle like every other newly installed offence this year.
In the end, I did see that we have better depth than the Falcons do. (Our scrubs play better than their scrubs).

All of you haters need to go start an Anti-Dolphin site somewhere where you can all get a room together and stop taking up space and wasting our time just to feed your pathetic little whiny egos!

AND HERE GOES ANOTHER BLOGGER TO THE UNKNWN LIKE THE CUBAN,DB AND ODIN .

I'm another total half-ass moron who pollutes the blog with my nonsense. Maybe one day I will grow up and mommy will stop having to wipe my butt.

I'm laughing so hard I almost peed my pants. kris is such a nitwit. Thanks for the help ALoco

I justs watched the game with Atlanta. First the interception to Fasano is absolutely on the reciever. However that goes back to the front office refusing to ponyup money for either a Z. Miller or B. Edwards. Henne is what he is, inconsistant and erractic. He needs very good players around him. unfortunately Fasano and Hartline don't cut it. If we had Manning or Brady they would be fine.

You guys better watch out cause kris is coming after you on Monday.

Ha!

Im such a nerd

hope i get banned too

ME LOVE SOME FOOTBALL MEATSUBS RIGHT NOW

OSCAR GO MAKE ME SOMETHING TO EAT

FUNNY FAKE ALOCO @ 10;40 PM......


FAKE ALOCO... PLEASE GO GET ME SOME MINT TEA,PLEASE ........

did someone say balls? Im all in LMAO

IF KRIS'S ACCOUNT WAS HACKED,HE HAS EVERY RIGHT TO ASK ARMANDO FOR WHO DID IT SO HE WOULD BANNED FOR LIFE AND KRIS'S HONOR WILL BE RESTORED ...........

People that write in Internet have to get used to being observed 24/7, and occassionally confronted.

OSCAR...... CAN YOU TELL US WHO'S THE BLOGGER WHO NEVER FIGHTS ?

THE CUBAN HAS SPOKEN.....WHAT MINT TEA?

You know when you know that something is the Truth? You can find no arguments for it. Like, lets say, everybody has to die sometime(being alive is another issue).

Pretty funny, kris loves to dish it out but can't take it. Goes all girly when he thinks somebody hacked his account, which didn't happen.

ANY ONE SEARCH FOR THE TRUTH ON THE INTERNET SHOULD GO WORK IN THE CIRCUS .

I know what u mean buddy

now wheres that hookah at

I used to roll them, though.

KRIS NEEDS A MEATBALL SUB AND A WOMAN

Get off my balls people!:(

I am the son(we, I have a sister) of very rich, very generous Parents(Father a physician, Mother a nurse). Me and my sister(or viceversa) have no fuc-ing idea of what Money means; but, Boy, are we sensible!

Thats it! come monday
...


You're all being reported to national security as hack artists...


Sleep well you #ssbags:(

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