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Thanks Tim Tebow, Dolphins on TV Sunday

Some of you hate the Dolphins celebration of the Florida Gators 2008 championship at Sun Life Stadium Sunday.

Some of you love the Dolphins' celebration of the Florida Gators 2008 championship at Sun Life Stadium Sunday.

And apparently those who love it are getting the upper hand.

That's because the number of tickets the promotion helped to sell -- estimated by the Dolphins to number between 5,000-7,000 -- has helped drive sales to the point where the team is now in position to guarantee a sellout of the game and thus televise the game on local television in South Florida.

The club will announce later this afternoon that the game will be sold out as it will guarantee the sellout. The Dolphins, in conjunction with sponsors, similarly guaranteed the sellout of the Sept. 18 game against Houston.

Let it be known: There are still plenty of tickets remaining. So the club is hopeful a significant number of those can be sold in the days leading up to the game. But the fact the perfect storm of having this Gator Day celebration coincide with the promoting of Tim Tebow to be the Broncos starting quarterback Sunday worked for the home team.

Since the Tebow promotion announcement in Denver, the Dolphins say 10,000 tickets have been sold for the game. Previously, as many as 28,000 seats remained unsold.

Obviously, not all the tickets sold the past two weeks went to UF fans or alumni. Hey, maybe the 3,000 to 5,000 estimated not to be Gator-driven tickets were bought by University of Miami fans who will come to boo Tebow -- something that would suit the Dolphins.

Or maybe, those tickets were simply sold to full-fledged Dolphins fans.

What a concept!

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yeah is back

..Oscar Canosa. I just put a new(to me) Cal Tjader album in the jukebox..Tjader Plugs In is the name of the album..Are you familiar? It is very funky, sort of an acid jazz sound. Very different from most of his work.

I guess next home game(Washington) Will have a Theme for Sean Taylor. Cubin is right, this guy(Ross) Would sell his mother.lol

Yea well the thing is they may have sold 5k ticket but i can guarantee you 10k won't shop up in protest. They get a lot of their money in concessions and parking and that will take a dive profit wise.

But the real funny thing is they are buying tickets to watch an X-Gator, not the Dolphins or a Bronco. This is an NFL garbage game where the outcome will only effect future draft picks. I will be watching a real NFL game on Sunday, not this Crap Bowl. Go Canes !!!

Tony must GO!

I was indifferent to the idea of the gator day. Now, I am excited about it. Great idea Mr. Ross, hats off to your business prowess.

I know Gator fans that think this is ridiculous. It is an NFL game. It is not like this is the 1918 Gators or something.

Does anybody really care anymore...i would rather watch Nascar on Sunday. And i paid directv all that money for the nfl sunday ticket. Thank you Dolphins.

What is everyone going to do if Tebow starts playing really bad and the Dolphins go way ahead?

Would it be the first home game ever to have the Home fans leaving in the 3rd Quarter WHILE their team is WINNING?

Buy the tickets, fill the stadium, carry your signs "FIRE IRELAND NOW" after all he is the top of the problem with this franchise..no sense for talent, no idea of whom to cut or trade..He needs to go, then we can work on Sparano..Change the coach now and you might change the play on the field. which for all the suckers for Luck, would be no Luck at all. Getting rid of the GM now will not vastly change the play on the field..just an opinion..

I am so glad that I didn't buy NFL ticket. I will watch and see if Gatorade is on both sidelines.

Oh, look who comes out of hiding, finfaneurope. Change your tune so soon? Just earlier you were whining I was hurting the team's chances with my negativity. What, you switched your position in a matter of hours? How'd that happen?

Dear Oscar,

Please come out to settle our differences and kiss and make up.

Yours Truly,
DC

I regret it every day. I dont know what i was thinking because alot of other fans in my area cancelled the sunday ticket expecting the Dolphins to suck. I bought into the preseason hype and kept the package. I can tell you that if they do not make big changes next year , including a QB in the draft, i will not renew it next year.

Wow Armando on a roll today! His boss must of said "Get off of your fat ass and write some blog" J/JK Armando, not about the fat ass though :)

Armando is disgusted just like us, that is why he is not writing much.

Lil Timmy Tebow? I'll sure catch that one. Not while my favorite cooking show is on.

Apparently no one cares anymore...not much writing on the blog today.

I'm not too convinced that the Broncos haven't already given up on this season, so anything that puts pressure on them not to suck can't be bad!

We're onto you Elway!

Great, more people for the Dolphins to embarrass themselves in front of, can't wait.

I don't usually get into others arguments but this one is baffling. Finfaneurope are you serious? After the verbal lashing you gave to DC and the rest of us in the last blog you're now going to be negative? What happened to change your mind?

fans can declare fans disgusted day and buy tickets in droves to protest

Dear Mr. Salguero

I am very pleased the game will not be blacked out in the Miami area.

What I want to know is what Mr. Ross is doing about the outbreak of Turrets syndrone when watching the Dolphins play.

The oldlady has been treating my outbreaks of Turrets by making me wash my mouth out with soap.

Sure, it stops me from swearing monday through Saturday but when Sunday rolls around the bad language is unbearable.

I'm not sure how much longer I can afford these bars of soap treatments and soap isn't covered in our insurance plan.

Please Mr. Ross help us


Soiled :)

LOL Phins 78, that's what I'm talking about. You see what I'm saying now. Guess he's been in France too long (I'm with the Allies, no, I'm with the Nazis, no, I'm with the Allies). LOL!

Oh, I get it,,maybe. Is it that finfaneurope posts under different names and uses vastly different points of view for each name? And then he forgot which personality he was posting under?

Declare you disgust by not going to the games...Ross will get that loud and clear...if you hit him in the wallet, he will hear that.

Pretty funny that for all the anger and indignation this turned out to be a pretty smart business move by Ross.

Maybe that's why he's worth a billion and you aren't, lol!

dont use different names, man..seriously..when I lived in Jacksonville I was finfanjax..I dont need to pose..I just give an opinion. or ask a question..

Buy a ticket to boo Tebow? Who cares about him?

DC, did'nt switch my tune man, Im still against the whole campaign..but if your going to carry a sign in the stadium carry one that gets to the root of the problem, instead of supporting your team losing..dont worry, I dont flop that easy...

OH NO! europe isn't talking to me. oscar isn't talking to me.

I have no friends on here anymore!!!
WAAAAAAAAAAA.

thank g-d i have the directv football package.

Oh, ok europe, I thought you were ignoring me. Glad we're still best pals.

And however you need to spin it in your head buddy, go for it.

In the end, it's all the same bro. Cheers!

Soiled you have been my biggest form of entertainment lately

Funny stuff

Oh, and europe, not sure you caught the last blog, there's a whole new saying (thanks to Bo):

It's no Luck that we Suck!

Sums it all up bro. You just had it twisted.

Actualy the next home game can be another Gator celebration with Rex Grossman day throw in Steve Spurrier the ole ball coach and there you go another sellout. I wouldn't put nothing by Ross at this point. Knowing Ross when he fires Sparano he will have a celebration on gameday for that too.

I kinda wish I could change my blog name, I just picked one quick.........but I don't want to be one of those "name changers" everyone on here gets annoyed with

DC, saw that post..so you gonna be wearing your pink i love Tebow shirt on Sunday, or are you gonna throw on that aqua and orange like a good fan..lol

Wow...Dolphins fans truly are the bottom of the barrel.

I'm going to wear my Big Boy diapers to the game and hug everybody in the parking lot. Then I'm going to cry for my bottle and grab onto a stranger's ankles, throwing a tantrum.

I'll make poopy, too. And then I'll fall asleep with my teddy bear up in the endzone.

See you at the game!

Read some where 500 Seminole boosters bought tickets and plan on doing the chop everytime Tebow is on offense. Don't know if it's true though, it was on an FSU blog

I'm a Gator, 75-79 go Tebow. Also " Suck 4 Luck " So Tebow will be doing us a favor, 0-6 Baby...lol You know it's pretty bad when you have to think this way but after J.J. ,Lobster Trap Wanny, Sir Saban the Turd, Cammy Cam, and now The Fist Pumper, something got to change.

Hello Gator douches, thanks to all you pea-brains I'll be able to see the Dolphins from my living room on sunday.

I think the Dolphins are on to something here. Celebrating Tim Tebow day when he is the starting QB for the Broncos. The next home game is against the Redskins. We should celebrate John Beck day. Make it a Mormon reunion day. Maybe even get Romney to stop in and have Donnie Osmond sing the National Anthem. What do you think Armando? We may get another sellout.

actually europe, I WON'T be changing my habit (because then we might win), so I'll be wearing my Brandon Marshall home jersey. And (this will kill Poizen), I'll also be wearing it to the Giants game (as I try to go to 1 game a year home or away).

Like I said, superstition, don't change a thing.

Good discussion today everyone. I'll be departing the building now. I hope we can all be friends tomorrow. Everyone will be happy next year when we're winning with a chance to make the Playoffs into Nov. and Dec. (isn't that a novel thought?).

May the Force Be With You!

Albert---lol.

See ya DC

THEY WILL HAVE A SALUTE TO THE GANG OF DEFEAT DAY SHOWING JOBLES BUMS DRUNK ON THE FIELD AND THEN VOMITING THERE WARM BAR ALL OVER,.,THE HYENA COWHER AND HIS GIRLFREIND ORPAH WINFRY WILL JUGE THE WINNER FOR MOST DISGUSTENG BUM AND SEND THEM TO MONKEY ISLAND FOR THE GORILA BOWL GAME.

Have fun DC, I will be rooting for a victory this Sunday, like I do every Sunday. An who knows, I think im feeling lucky this weekend..I think we are gonna win..sorry to all you suckers for luck, but ole habits are hard to change..

this may be the only game we win.

weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

L U C K
LUCK LUCK LUCK!!

Denver will have that first pick when all is said and done.

The Dolphins are horrible, no question, but have you SEEN Denver? Even more inept, and they just traded away their best receiver.

I see Miami selecting 3rd or 4th. They'll beat the Broncos Sunday (whether you want that result or not).

finfaneurope, may I have your thoughts on the life and career of television and film legend Ernest Borgnine, please?

Ohio Dolfan, I would like to know more about LIMA, Ohio. Is this the ancestral home of the LIMA bean?

Also, thoughts on the career of Ethel Merman are always appreciated.

jim,

Denver is definitely sucking as an official policy, they're going to be hard to beat in the race to the bottom.

ALoco is the king. Nice post!!

dc dolfan's head is so big that he actually thinks that what he types on this blog has some effect on the result of games

One really has to go back in the hazy mists of time to remember the great Dolphins of yore. Open the portals to that time and step in, I have done so FREQUENTLY in recent years IT IS TRUE! The first game I had attended in that grand old lady the ORANGE BOWL located on Northwest 7th Street. How I remember LUM'S near there and there OLLIE BURGERS and HOT DOGS STEAMED IN BEER. And then onwards to the Great Edifice where always there was the cacophony of victory and a symphony of grace and brutality entwined on that Emerald Field on Sundays. Ah, but to return, to part the curtains of time and wipe the mist and haze away AGAIN. They shall rise again. THEY SHALL!!

The question is how many fans are going to bring out brown paper bags over their heads.


One really has to go back in the hazy mists of time to remember the great Dolphins of yore. Open the portals to that time and step in, I have done so FREQUENTLY in recent years IT IS TRUE! The first game I had attended in that grand old lady the ORANGE BOWL located on Northwest 7th Street. How I remember LUM'S near there and there OLLIE BURGERS and HOT DOGS STEAMED IN BEER. And then onwards to the Great Edifice where always there was the cacophony of victory and a symphony of grace and brutality entwined on that Emerald Field on Sundays. Ah, but to return, to part the curtains of time and wipe the mist and haze away AGAIN. They shall rise again. THEY SHALL!!

Posted by: Kermit Henderson | October 20, 2011 at 04:20 PM

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