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Dolphing going back to Cali ... and that's not good

SAN DIEGO -- The Dolphins will work against the Chargers today and afterward we'll see where they stand with a bye week coming next. (Join me for a live blog of the game starting in the comments section at 4 pm eastern.)

In the meantime, I want to draw your attention to why the bye week and, indeed, things that are happening at the highest levels of the Dolphins organization have been affected by club owner Stephen Ross and the plane trip he took to California back in January.

In a column that appears in today's Miami Herald, I make the point that that plane trip to interview then-Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh -- the last big cross-country trip for the Dolphins until this one to San Diego -- hurt the Dolphins in ways beyond what meets the eye.

Worse, that trip hurt the Dolphins perhaps in ways that cannot be solved.

For example, I report that plane ride absolutely ended the friendship between head coach Tony Sparano and general manager Jeff Ireland. Oh, they used to be friends. Their wives used to be friendly. That is no longer the case now.

I describe their relationship as professional -- which is fine. But it may never again be what it was.

I outline how that plane trip hurt Ross's reputation. Two other owners have told me they dismiss practically anything Ross says based on losing respect for him, in part, because of that plane ride. One says "the lack of sophistication" by Ross in taking that course was embarrassing for the entire NFL ownership community.

It is thus no wonder to me Ross has not been able to convince as many owners as he wanted to place his FanVision devices in their stadiums. Other than the Dolphins, only 11 of the NFL's other 31 teams have put FanVision in their stadiums, according to the device's website.

So that plane ride cost Ross prestige among his peers. It cost him prestige among fans because some now see Ross as a man who cannot close. He went to interview Harbaugh but could not or would not pull the trigger on hiring Harbaugh. What's up with that? Harbaugh went to the 49'ers and their current record is 2-1.

The trip also cost Ross money because he had to give a coach he was thinking of replacing two more guaranteed years on a contract extension and then had to do the same for the general manager.

And, finally, I make the point  that plane ride could affect Ross as he makes a decision on a coaching change either at the bye week or the end of the season or whenever he decides he wants to do it.

Bottom line, that whole plane ride thing start to finish was a loser for the Dolphins.

We'll see if this weekend's plane ride to the West Coast is more fruitful.

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what is the start time of the game today?

Michigan South?

The Wolverines, Lions and Spartans are all defeated.

Don't compare Michigan to crappy Miami.

Fake Just the facts @10, Must be the old Hippie,drunk,EDT Odereye posing again.

DyingBreed....(with the
0-4 0-4 0-4 0-4 0-4 0-4 0-4 0-4 0-4 0-4
"Temper Tantrum"...)))


Please DON'T do that.

(It's worse than 'LOL')
.
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Oder, You been hunting on Morphine with your child lately?

Bobby Carpenter in ballin in Detroits Defense.

How does this keep happening?

He looks GOOD in those Silver Pants.

If you know what I mean.

Carpenter looks better with no pants and I know YOU know what I mean

All this Suck, suck, suck gettin to you too?

I hear ya Bro.

I SUCK, You Suck, we all wanna Suck Andrew Luck.

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO TEEEEEEEEEEEEEAM!

#1 YEAH!

This PLACE SUCKS.

Who would want to live blog here?

The Team Sucks

The City Sucks

The Owner Sucks

The GM Sucks

The Coaches Suck

The offense Sucks

The defense Sucks

If it wasn't for the CheerLeaders Sucking South Florida would be a TOTAL loss.

How redundant, what more CAN or NEEDS to be said?

Just swinging by. I see things are right on schedule.

Can't say I didn't warn you all months ago.

Yeah, yeah, YEAH!

It's a good day to be a Dolphins Fan!

School starts tommorrow, so I'm taking my 15 year old out for some last minute target shooting.

Taking him on his first Goose Hunting Outing next weekend!

Shooting the shyt out of something should off set the Morphine quite well!

ValHalla!!!!

Posted by: odinseye | September 05, 2011 at 06:18 PM

Just the facts right here folks, just showing the weakness in Oder Eye here, He posted it, He needs help.This from his entrys in early sept., This guy needs help.

Admittedly, I don't know much about his leadership credentials as a potential candidate, but how crazy would it be to hire Rob Ryan as the next head coach.

Would instill some personality in the HC staff, and you know he'd be motivated to knock the snot out of his brother for the division twice a year.

I'm open to just about anything that would make this team fun to watch again. :)

Phin, I agree, At least two games in the NFL will gat prime tie next year.

When Huizenga owned this team we were 1-15, NoodleArm, BACKDOOR wildcat, Rick & Ronnie, Cleo Lemon, John Beck, Cam Cameron, Joey Porter, Ted Ginn, Ernest Wilford, Bill Parcells, Ireland, Soprano.

All of the previous s h i t was going here when Ross bought the team and installed Chad Henne to turn things around.

Stephen Ross owns a number of businesses. And they made him a multi-billionaire. He does not get involved in the day-to-day operations of any of his businesses, he has employees to do that. In this case Ireland & Soprano were already here. According to Mando he thought about breinging in Carl Peterson to run things but the fans in this blog cried that would hurt the team.

Price, Seeing how "Backdoor" Football has been uninstalled your Opionion of the Offense so far?

I mean seriously for Columbo to be starting that means Columbo is better than every guard and tackle on the roster not named Long or Incogs. If we had a guard or tackle that was better than Columbo then Columbo would not be starting.
Same thing with Olshansky. Igor has already been cut by Chargers and Cowboys. He signs here and in 1 day leapfrogs all the other d-lineman on the roster.

That's what the problem is. Stephen Ross does not attend training camp and decide which players to bring in and sign.

Price, It Sounds more like Ireland is clueless, Though the rest of the group is Guilty too.

FP,
My opinion of the offense is when we throw 50+ times like we did against NE we put up big production.

When we stop throwing and run the ball it kills the time we are going to need to come back in the 4th qtr.

Guys wake up and get off the Carl Peterson talk. The guy is rich and old and retired. Why would he want the job? He may be, as Ross's friend, someone who shares his opinion, but you won't see him in Miami on the payroll, working in any professional manner.

Then some of you think that the fans of this blog have any effect on what the team does? Crazy.

http://blog.sfgate.com/sportsevents/2011/10/02/video-andrew-luck-one-handed-catch-among-stanford-qbs-greatest-highlights/?tsp=1

The same condition exists with our d-backs.
Davis and Smith are starting caliber. Everyone after that is a special teams player at best on any other team.

Price, Two things you need to watch a New England game, A calculator and some type of stomach coating, Your gonna need both., The pats may be 32nd in defense but there loaded in offense., I'll take the loaded in Offense over a stout "D" aNYDAY.

Someone posted we have the worst QB in the AFC East. Think bigger. We have the worst TEAM.

What was Ronnie Brown thinking there.

If any of you Luck fans would like to consider the issue as an adult then you need to start adding the salary caqp to your posts.
If Luck is as good as you say it'll cost $100mil to sign him.
Marshall, Dansby, Long, Solai, Bush are taking up huge space against the cap. If we let all of our free agents go and use that space to sign Luck then the best players we can replace our departing FA's with would be undrafted free agents.
That would be better than this?

Dear Mr. Salguero


To enhance my Dolphins viewing pleasure today I will be ball-gagged as my 300 lb oldlady wearing stilleto heels whips me while stepping on my crotch.

Don't judge me....we all have our own perversions

Soiled :)

Again, Soiled has done it again., BTW Soiled, Does the "Ball-Gag" hae a flaovor? Mr. Bottoms has done it again.

It really sucks being a dolphin fan

Every player in the NFL can be traded. I say we call the team with best RT in the NFL and offer next years 1st pick and Columbo for him. Do it today.
Then call the team with the best FS and offer Jones and next years number 2 pick.
That would make us immensely better right now.

Nice catch by AJ Green. Now that's a number one receiver. Wish we had one of those.

So were the other owners Mike Brown & Bill Bidwell? Hey, on a brighter note the last team trip to Cali resulted in a win over the Raiders. And wasn't that their last win??

Think our first win will be the 23rd against Denver.

http://blog.sfgate.com/sportsevents/2011/10/02/video-andrew-luck-one-handed-catch-among-stanford-qbs-greatest-highlights/?tsp=1

ROTFLMAO! What a loser going back to a post he lied, twisted and impostered me on from Sept, 5 - LOL. All the "One Handed Typing" you do and you still got too much time on your hands(among other things-Ewwwwwww), AMAZING-LOL.

I guess Blog Hit Trolling is a tough gig when your teams 0-3. Ah ha ha! Get a real job and you wouldn't have to be so desperate - LOSER!
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Yeah, yeah, YEAH!

It's a good day to be a Dolphins Fan!

School starts tommorrow, so I'm taking my 15 year old out for some last minute target shooting.

Taking him on his first Goose Hunting Outing next weekend!

Shooting the shyt out of something should off set the Morphine quite well!

ValHalla!!!!

Posted by: odinseye | September 05, 2011 at 06:18 PM


Just the facts right here folks, just showing the weakness in Oder Eye here, He posted it, He needs help.This from his entrys in early sept., This guy needs help.

Posted by: The Real JTFs. | October 02, 2011 at 01:46 PM

Impostored-BHAAAAAAAAAANT! Try again ;) That one didn't even go over good the FIRST time you tried it dumbshyt ;p

PS: Deer Hunting season is coming up soon however, and I do have a "PROBLEM" you might be able to help me out with. While my 15 YEAR OLD son and I have plenty of Ammo and Bourbon, we're running extremely low on Crack and Heroin. I juked my doctors out of a few refills for Morphine and it fills in nicely for the Heroin in a pinch.

The problem is, our normal high school crack connection is suffereing from a recent DEA raid. So, I was just wondering, do you think Crystal Meth could spell Crack in our speed balling efforts?

Also, if you're answer is yes, do you know where we could score some?

Thanks in advance for any and all assistance, me and my Kids will be anxiously awaiting your repy ;)
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Dude, the first time this lie, the impostoring and the twisting was weak. Your so desperate you have to go all the way back to THAT?

ROTFLMFA! You probably don't realize it(go fgure), but you're making yourself look pretty bad and desperate.

You can't "HANG" with Odin, Ah Ha Ha! Even when you lie, imposter and twist you can't do it. When it comes to the battle of wits you always end up being the TWIT-ROTFLMAO!

PSS: Good luck Blog Hit Trolling on a Blog that's dying faster than Miami's Play Off Hopes-Bhwaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaa!

Now THAT's "Just the Facts"!!!!


Every player in the NFL can be traded. I say we call the team with best RT in the NFL and offer next years 1st pick and Columbo for him. Do it today.
Then call the team with the best FS and offer Jones and next years number 2 pick.
That would make us immensely better right now.

Posted by: PriceMaster | October 02, 2011 at 02:21 PM

Price, Have you been partying with Aloco?

Why is it our quarterback needs 4 years and 4 million excuses while many other QB's start playing well immediately?

"The Jaguars fell behind 14-0 early in the second quarter, but they were able to close within a touchdown thanks to a strong performance from their rookie quarterback. Gabbert completed 12-of-24 passes for 165 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown to tight end Zach Miller that he zipped between two Saints defenders. That touchdown was only the third ever allowed by a Saints defense run by Gregg Williams in 10 games against rookie quarterbacks."

This just in....When you play Carolina you might want to double up on Steve Smith.

RedZone is cool

Oder, All anyone has to do is go back to your posts from Sept 5th, Your talking about a injury an saying how happy you are about getting Morphine.Just owe up to your post and admit your a low life adicted swollen liver man., I mean come on Dude.

Just watched Ben Roslisberger complete a pass to Antonio Brown with Jason Allen hanging all over him. It was sad to see knowing Henne wouldnt have even attempted that throw because in his eyes the wr was well covered and not open.

Henne maybe right because his accuracy in tight throwing windows is very questionable at best. Wow would it be nice to draft Ben Roslisberger 2.0(Andrew Luck)!

Just The Facts Bro ;)

Deal with it!

Now go get yo shine box and suck you up some Luck-ROTFLMAO!!!!

I AM WATCHING MANY GAMES TODAY (((RED ZONE)),. AND THE CANADIA FOOTBALL IS SO MUCH BETTER. NOW I AM MORE A FAN OF THERE FOOTBALL AND THE PLAYERS ARENT ALL LAZY FAT SLOB LIKE THE NFL AND EVEN THE FANS IN AMERICA HAVE NO RESPECT AND ARE FAT AND STUPID. ,. I HOPE TYHEY SHOW THE CAT TIGERS GAME NEXT WEEK THEY ARE MY NEW TEAM AND BETTER.

LMAO, Iam starting to think Odereye and Ross are the same Person. Lets look at the evedence, Both are 80 years old, one comes from Mich.(Ross) and the other says he live's in Mich.(Oder) Also about 80. But then again I've been wrong before, Just ask my last 5 wives.

New Orleans isn't running Sproles up the middle. They keep sending him outside and throwing to him in the flat. It seems to be working. HUM

ALoco,

Cheer up, this is America, to a man we think Canadian football sucks. Im sure Canada appreciates you be its only American fan.

Keep up the good work, Im sure youre getting plenty of practice singing thier national song.

"O Canada!

Our home and native land!

True patriot love in all thy sons command.

With glowing hearts we see thee rise,

The True North strong and free!

From far and wide,

O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.

God keep our land glorious and free!

O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.

O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.

LOL.................................................................................


Oder, All anyone has to do is go back to your posts from Sept 5th, Your talking about a injury an saying how happy you are about getting Morphine.Just owe up to your post and admit your a low life adicted swollen liver man., I mean come on Dude.

Posted by: Just the facts. | October 02, 2011 at 02:48 PM


Oh yeah, Bro, your so sneaky and smart none of us catch on when you impostor people and make fake posts-Duh!

You are truly a Legend.......in your own mind. ROTFLMAO-More like TRULY Pathetc-SHEESH!

If you'd like, I can point out how many dfferent sign in names you've used TODAY ALONE-LOL.

But you sneaky "DEVIL" you, you just go right on fooling everyone, "NOBODY" knows it's really you.

Oh Brother!!!!

Bhwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaa Haaaaaaaaaaa!!!!


Where's the cap? Uh, never mind, I'll just finish it off! My hottie is looking more like Chad Henne every day :P

Love is beautiful :)


Valhalla!

(burp)

DB YOU ARE WRONG THE NFL NETWORK IS SHOWING THE CANADIA FOOTBALL GAMES EVERY SATURDAY NOW BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE GETTING BORED WITH STUPID AMERICAN FOOTBALL AND THE LAZY PLAYERS AND FAT FANS///IT IS MUCH BETTER AND THEY ARE MORE EXCITED AND EVEN THE FANS ARE MORE RESPECTFUL AND NOT FAT DRUNKS LIKE AMERICANS. I HAVE SEEN THE TRUTH NOW THAT THEY ARE BETTER AND THANK THE NFL NETWORK FOR SHOWING IT. GO CAT TIGERS!

Detroit Lions have reverted to thier "old skool" look in big D. Right now thier down 27-3 to the Cowboys. Just like "old times"!

Did't someone just point out Gabbert.

LOL At The Odinbooze post, You see Oder Iam not the only one the sees that you are a Idiot. By the way, are you related to the Idiot Ross?, You being from Mich., Iam sure you are., Enjoy the game dude, goota go.

For what it's worth Harbaugh's 49ers scored THREE TDs on the road today to overcome a 20 point deficit with Alex Effing Smith at QB.

The only disappoint from Ross flying out there is that he didn't seal the deal and this is what we're left with. What a mess.

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