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Things I now know....
Posted by: Fins72 ()
Date: October 07, 2018 11:27AM

1. Gase is without a doubt the worst play caller I've ever seen. He makes Philbin look like Don Coryell.

2. We now know that Jordan Phillips was a 2nd round bust. We also now know that Devante Parker is a 1st round bust. Today also proves that Charles Harris is a 1st round bust. Three high draft picks wasted.

3. Although I can't blame the refs for this loss, the officiating was pathetic. Several flags which allowed Cincinnati to extend drives were ridiculous.

4. Ryan Tannehill has had more than ample opportunity to show what he has. It isn't good enough. Yes, he literally has no help whatsoever, but he is a turn over machine. 14 points directly attributable to his inability to hang onto the football. This team isn't anywhere near good enough to give away 14 points.

5. This won't get better until there is a complete clean house. Gase, Tannenbaum, and Grier need to be fired. Period. I don't care what happens the rest of the season, this needs to be done and I won't be happy unless and until it does.

6. Whether anyone wants to admit it or not, Landry, Suh, Pouncey, and/or Ajayi would've have helped today. I know we couldn't have kept them all but getting rid of all of them also wasn't necessary.By the way, correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't Drake doing pretty much what Gase criticized Ajayi for. Looking for a home run when the play dictates to take what you can. Isn't that the real reason Gore is playing more snaps? I guess we can expect Drake to be traded to Philly soon?

Well, the Dolphins have ruined yet another Sunday for me and likely the entire season. So, from the bottom of my heart, to Gase, Tannenbaum, and Grier, I say, go screw yourselves and another big screw you to Ross. I'm out.

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: Ken ()
Date: October 07, 2018 11:58AM

Fins72 Wrote:
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> 1. Gase is without a doubt the worst play caller
> I've ever seen. He makes Philbin look like Don
> Coryell.
>
RE: Gase needs to give up calling plays for sure...much too conservative.

> 2. We now know that Jordan Phillips was a 2nd
> round bust. We also now know that Devante Parker
> is a 1st round bust. Today also proves that
> Charles Harris is a 1st round bust. Three high
> draft picks wasted.
>
RE: Phillips had an OK game for Buffalo today.

> 3. Although I can't blame the refs for this loss,
> the officiating was pathetic. Several flags which
> allowed Cincinnati to extend drives were
> ridiculous.
>
RE: We have FAR to many penalties that's for sure, Gase also has no plan to stop them either.

> 4. Ryan Tannehill has had more than ample
> opportunity to show what he has. It isn't good
> enough. Yes, he literally has no help whatsoever,
> but he is a turn over machine. 14 points directly
> attributable to his inability to hang onto the
> football. This team isn't anywhere near good
> enough to give away 14 points.

RE: Lack of help and too many key injuries is why he gets a pass from me.
>
> 5. This won't get better until there is a complete
> clean house. Gase, Tannenbaum, and Grier need to
> be fired. Period. I don't care what happens the
> rest of the season, this needs to be done and I
> won't be happy unless and until it does.

RE: Complete overreaction here, IMHO. A continuous coaching carousel is mostly why we are were we've Benn for years...don't need to continue it.
>
> 6. Whether anyone wants to admit it or not,
> Landry, Suh, Pouncey, and/or Ajayi would've have
> helped today. I know we couldn't have kept them
> all but getting rid of all of them also wasn't
> necessary.By the way, correct me if I'm wrong, but
> isn't Drake doing pretty much what Gase criticized
> Ajayi for. Looking for a home run when the play
> dictates to take what you can. Isn't that the real
> reason Gore is playing more snaps? I guess we can
> expect Drake to be traded to Philly soon?

RE: Of course Landry would have helped. Ajayi, and Suh maybe...
>
> Well, the Dolphins have ruined yet another Sunday
> for me and likely the entire season. So, from the
> bottom of my heart, to Gase, Tannenbaum, and
> Grier, I say, go screw yourselves and another big
> screw you to Ross. I'm out.

RE: I know how you feel but we have to hang in there. The worm will turn...just a matter of when.

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: dolphan4545 ()
Date: October 07, 2018 12:53PM

Ken Wrote:
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> Fins72 Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > 1. Gase is without a doubt the worst play
> caller
> > I've ever seen. He makes Philbin look like Don
> > Coryell.
> >
> RE: Gase needs to give up calling plays for
> sure...much too conservative.
>
> > 2. We now know that Jordan Phillips was a 2nd
> > round bust. We also now know that Devante
> Parker
> > is a 1st round bust. Today also proves that
> > Charles Harris is a 1st round bust. Three high
> > draft picks wasted.
> >
> RE: Phillips had an OK game for Buffalo today.
>
> > 3. Although I can't blame the refs for this
> loss,
> > the officiating was pathetic. Several flags
> which
> > allowed Cincinnati to extend drives were
> > ridiculous.
> >
> RE: We have FAR to many penalties that's for sure,
> Gase also has no plan to stop them either.
>
> > 4. Ryan Tannehill has had more than ample
> > opportunity to show what he has. It isn't good
> > enough. Yes, he literally has no help
> whatsoever,
> > but he is a turn over machine. 14 points
> directly
> > attributable to his inability to hang onto the
> > football. This team isn't anywhere near good
> > enough to give away 14 points.
>
> RE: Lack of help and too many key injuries is why
> he gets a pass from me.
> >
> > 5. This won't get better until there is a
> complete
> > clean house. Gase, Tannenbaum, and Grier need
> to
> > be fired. Period. I don't care what happens the
> > rest of the season, this needs to be done and I
> > won't be happy unless and until it does.
>
> RE: Complete overreaction here, IMHO. A continuous
> coaching carousel is mostly why we are were we've
> Benn for years...don't need to continue it.
> >
> > 6. Whether anyone wants to admit it or not,
> > Landry, Suh, Pouncey, and/or Ajayi would've
> have
> > helped today. I know we couldn't have kept them
> > all but getting rid of all of them also wasn't
> > necessary.By the way, correct me if I'm wrong,
> but
> > isn't Drake doing pretty much what Gase
> criticized
> > Ajayi for. Looking for a home run when the play
> > dictates to take what you can. Isn't that the
> real
> > reason Gore is playing more snaps? I guess we
> can
> > expect Drake to be traded to Philly soon?
>
> RE: Of course Landry would have helped. Ajayi, and
> Suh maybe...
> >
> > Well, the Dolphins have ruined yet another
> Sunday
> > for me and likely the entire season. So, from
> the
> > bottom of my heart, to Gase, Tannenbaum, and
> > Grier, I say, go screw yourselves and another
> big
> > screw you to Ross. I'm out.
>
> RE: I know how you feel but we have to hang in
> there. The worm will turn...just a matter of when.

Ken is right.(he usually is.)It's only the fifth game of the season, and anything can still happen. We're just in a bad period, which we and most every other team have every year. With certain reservations, I think Gase will become an excellent coach. If he learns from his mistakes, which he does seem to.

Rick

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: Fins72 ()
Date: October 07, 2018 01:03PM

dolphan4545 Wrote:
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> Ken Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Fins72 Wrote:
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> > -----
> > > 1. Gase is without a doubt the worst play
> > caller
> > > I've ever seen. He makes Philbin look like
> Don
> > > Coryell.
> > >
> > RE: Gase needs to give up calling plays for
> > sure...much too conservative.
> >
> > > 2. We now know that Jordan Phillips was a
> 2nd
> > > round bust. We also now know that Devante
> > Parker
> > > is a 1st round bust. Today also proves that
> > > Charles Harris is a 1st round bust. Three
> high
> > > draft picks wasted.
> > >
> > RE: Phillips had an OK game for Buffalo today.
> >
> > > 3. Although I can't blame the refs for this
> > loss,
> > > the officiating was pathetic. Several flags
> > which
> > > allowed Cincinnati to extend drives were
> > > ridiculous.
> > >
> > RE: We have FAR to many penalties that's for
> sure,
> > Gase also has no plan to stop them either.
> >
> > > 4. Ryan Tannehill has had more than ample
> > > opportunity to show what he has. It isn't
> good
> > > enough. Yes, he literally has no help
> > whatsoever,
> > > but he is a turn over machine. 14 points
> > directly
> > > attributable to his inability to hang onto
> the
> > > football. This team isn't anywhere near good
> > > enough to give away 14 points.
> >
> > RE: Lack of help and too many key injuries is
> why
> > he gets a pass from me.
> > >
> > > 5. This won't get better until there is a
> > complete
> > > clean house. Gase, Tannenbaum, and Grier need
> > to
> > > be fired. Period. I don't care what happens
> the
> > > rest of the season, this needs to be done and
> I
> > > won't be happy unless and until it does.
> >
> > RE: Complete overreaction here, IMHO. A
> continuous
> > coaching carousel is mostly why we are were
> we've
> > Benn for years...don't need to continue it.
> > >
> > > 6. Whether anyone wants to admit it or not,
> > > Landry, Suh, Pouncey, and/or Ajayi would've
> > have
> > > helped today. I know we couldn't have kept
> them
> > > all but getting rid of all of them also
> wasn't
> > > necessary.By the way, correct me if I'm
> wrong,
> > but
> > > isn't Drake doing pretty much what Gase
> > criticized
> > > Ajayi for. Looking for a home run when the
> play
> > > dictates to take what you can. Isn't that the
> > real
> > > reason Gore is playing more snaps? I guess we
> > can
> > > expect Drake to be traded to Philly soon?
> >
> > RE: Of course Landry would have helped. Ajayi,
> and
> > Suh maybe...
> > >
> > > Well, the Dolphins have ruined yet another
> > Sunday
> > > for me and likely the entire season. So, from
> > the
> > > bottom of my heart, to Gase, Tannenbaum, and
> > > Grier, I say, go screw yourselves and another
> > big
> > > screw you to Ross. I'm out.
> >
> > RE: I know how you feel but we have to hang in
> > there. The worm will turn...just a matter of
> when.
>
> Ken is right.(he usually is.)It's only the fifth
> game of the season, and anything can still happen.
> We're just in a bad period, which we and most
> every other team have every year. With certain
> reservations, I think Gase will become an
> excellent coach. If he learns from his mistakes,
> which he does seem to.

I'm not trying to be sarcastic, but what can you point to that evidences Gase learning from his mistakes?

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: colonel ()
Date: October 07, 2018 01:54PM


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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: Fins72 ()
Date: October 07, 2018 06:00PM

colonel Wrote:
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> If we compare Gase and his assistant coaches to a
> young puppy that needs to be house broken, Gase
> and company are still "pooping and peeing" in the
> house after 3 years.
>
>

Totally agree Colonel. The reality is that Gase hasn't shown me anything but stubbornness and an inability to admit when he's wrong. His play calling is absolutely mediocre but he'll blame injuries for why they choked away a 17 point lead. Did injuries factor in, of course, but I still go back to the play that started the collapse. Frank Gore runs twice for 9 yards. Third and one, and Bengals are reeling. Inexplicably, they opt for a low percentage deep pass to Stills which is incomplete. Three and out and the collapse is underway. Gase will continue to pound that square peg into the round hole regardless of the fact that it isn't ever going to fit. I knew this was going to be a disastrous year but I let myself get sucked in by 3-0. No more. I have no expectations for this collection of misfits. Nothing short of mass firings will ever get me to pin my hopes on this team going forward.

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: ChyrenB ()
Date: October 07, 2018 06:47PM


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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: dolphan4545 ()
Date: October 07, 2018 08:19PM

ChyrenB Wrote:
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> 72, Ross has to sell the team. All us Dolfans
> from the Joe Robbe days have to hope for that.
> Mere change in coaching replacing Gase will not do
> because Tannebaum (who Ross will also not replace)
> would just find another incompetent and the
> screaming crowd will just say..."Well, let's at
> least give him a chance" and we would suffer
> another few years of misery.


Speak for yourself. Though, I wouldn't mind bringing Joe Thomas back from the dead.

Rick

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: ChyrenB ()
Date: October 07, 2018 09:02PM

News Flash. I never speak for you Rick. Nor would I ever want to.

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: Fins72 ()
Date: October 08, 2018 05:15AM

ChyrenB Wrote:
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> 72, Ross has to sell the team. All us Dolfans
> from the Joe Robbe days have to hope for that.
> Mere change in coaching replacing Gase will not do
> because Tannebaum (who Ross will also not replace)
> would just find another incompetent and the
> screaming crowd will just say..."Well, let's at
> least give him a chance" and we would suffer
> another few years of misery.


ChyrenB,

Totally agree. Tannenbaum, Grier, and Gase all need to go. None of them are competent in their jobs and nothing changes until they're all gone. If you're right that Ross is too moronic to see what Tannenbaum has done to his billion dollar plus investment, then we're screwed. I won't, however, go to one game or spend one dollar while Tannenbaum is in charge. That means nothing to Ross, but it means a lot to me. I'm about a 3 1/2 hour drive away from the stadium so I can't go to every home game, but it was my practice to go to 2 or 3 of them. Not any more. Not until Ross proves to me that he's serious about putting a competitive product on the field. That isn't happening while a boob like Tannenbaum is calling the shots.

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: Fins72 ()
Date: October 08, 2018 05:44AM


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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: colonel ()
Date: October 08, 2018 07:00AM

The turnstile of coaches since Shula speaks volumes. What we had with Shula was something truly special, not just at HC but the assistants were darn good too. We also had a smart owner...in contrast to the ownership of today.

In MLB when a starting pitcher doesn't have his stuff working, he may get shelled and the game gets ugly fast if the manager keeps him in too long. The manager has to be smart and move to the bull pen for a pitcher that can get the outs. Keeping a NFL head coach in too long shows itself when the team fails to perform, game after game, season after season. While the comparison isn't exactly the same, the premise is the same on when somebody needs to be replaced. Coach Gase is quickly reaching the "pull and replace" point with his head coaching career.

Gase is only one part of the problem. The front office is certainly at the "pull and replace" point and have been for a year or more. Ross however, our brilliant billionaire owner, is at the very foundation of the problem. He fails to hire the best people to run his football company and appears incapable of firing them when things fail miserably each season.

As to who would be a great fit to replace all the dead wood? That's the challenge and appears to be akin to finding the Holy Grail.winking smiley

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: Ken ()
Date: October 08, 2018 07:55AM

Fins72 Wrote:
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> Ken Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Fins72 Wrote:
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> > -----
> >
> > > 2. We now know that Jordan Phillips was a
> 2nd
> > > round bust. We also now know that Devante
> > Parker
> > > is a 1st round bust. Today also proves that
> > > Charles Harris is a 1st round bust. Three
> high
> > > draft picks wasted.
> > >
> > RE: Phillips had an OK game for Buffalo today.
>
> Give him time, he'll disappear like he always
> does. Bank on it.
> >
>
> > > 4. Ryan Tannehill has had more than ample
> > > opportunity to show what he has. It isn't
> good
> > > enough. Yes, he literally has no help
> > whatsoever,
> > > but he is a turn over machine. 14 points
> > directly
> > > attributable to his inability to hang onto
> the
> > > football. This team isn't anywhere near good
> > > enough to give away 14 points.
> >
> > RE: Lack of help and too many key injuries is
> why
> > he gets a pass from me.
>
> That pass, after 6 long years is getting mildewed,
> moldy, and is just about ready to fall apart.
>
> > >
> > > 5. This won't get better until there is a
> > complete
> > > clean house. Gase, Tannenbaum, and Grier need
> > to
> > > be fired. Period. I don't care what happens
> the
> > > rest of the season, this needs to be done and
> I
> > > won't be happy unless and until it does.
> >
> > RE: Complete overreaction here, IMHO. A
> continuous
> > coaching carousel is mostly why we are were
> we've
> > Benn for years...don't need to continue it.
>
> Ken, keeping a coach for the sole sake of
> continuity is foolhardy. How long is long enough?
> Seriously, if the team is under .500 this year,
> you'd give Gase another year? What if that year is
> again under .500? At what point do you say, this
> ain't working? What is happening with this team
> that gives you the idea that things are trending
> up? We have a 35 year old running back who's
> outplaying the young up and coming star. We have a
> QB who handed the game to the opposing team on a
> silver platter. We have no linebackers worth a
> crap. We have one DT worth a crap. We're playing a
> no talent CB because the slot corner that we were
> playing outside because our third round pick
> stinks, got hurt. They've assembled the thinnest
> roster imaginable particularly at the most
> important unit --offensive line. What exactly is
> it that you see that I don't? At what point do
> fans have the right to expect improvement? Not
> being a smart ass, but I'm curious about how much
> patience is enough? For me, the ridiculous moves
> made in the off-season told me all I need to know
> about this floundering organization.

RE: Can’t judge a RB without blocking. As far as Gase goes, I’m of the opinion that you have to give a coach a minimum of five seasons. If you replace one sooner than that the insuing turnover from top to bottom is too great and only serves to set you back even more seasons. Teams that do this every couple of seasons are ALWAYS at the bottom of the league. I don’t think we are.

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: samsam3738 ()
Date: October 08, 2018 08:05AM

About yesterdays game its all very easy to understand . We have no qb....We were dominating the game throughout 3 quarters..

Then the wet firecracker gave the game away in the 4th.

Give tom brady a 17 point lead at halftime will ya? And see what happens.

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: Fins72 ()
Date: October 08, 2018 08:21AM

Ken Wrote:
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>
> RE: Can’t judge a RB without blocking. As far as
> Gase goes, I’m of the opinion that you have to
> give a coach a minimum of five seasons. If you
> replace one sooner than that the insuing turnover
> from top to bottom is too great and only serves to
> set you back even more seasons. Teams that do this
> every couple of seasons are ALWAYS at the bottom
> of the league. I don’t think we are.

Frank Gore has the same blocking that Drake has. My point is that Gase did a knee jerk decision trading away Ajayi for basically nothing and now the heir apparent is being outplayed by a 35 year old running back. That doesn't strike you as odd? Plus, Gase stated he was upset that Ajayi was looking for the home run and wouldn't follow the play where it was designed to go. Sure as hell looks like what Drake's been doing. I think one of the announcers actually said as much.

As far as your five year grace period, this year is gone. You may say that it's still early but the kind of choke job we saw yesterday doesn't just go away. Therefore we'll be in the fourth year of Gase's tenure next year with two sub-.500 years, one wild card berth, no playoff wins, and huge holes in this roster. The offensive line literally has no depth when you consider that the depth is Swanson, Larsen, and Young. Young and Larsen were here last year and they stunk to high heaven. What did Gase think would happen if someone got hurt. They were suddenly going to become decent? Depth is acquired mostly through the draft. What offensive lineman has Grier drafted that can step in and take over at guard, center, or tackle? Ken you're too smart not to see the incompetence that's in charge of this team. I want them to compete for a championship as much or more than anyone, but I'm not going to be blind to the fact that what's happening in Miami will not get us there. No how. No way.

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: dolphan4545 ()
Date: October 08, 2018 08:22PM

Ah, but you try frequently. So - don't.

Rick

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: astro34 ()
Date: October 09, 2018 05:09AM

Not trying to be Debbie downer.... but if you look at the 3 wins so far they are basically because of turnovers. We were out gained by miles in two of the three. That is not a receipt for a winning team. You cannot count on turnovers at crucial times to win games. Our team needs lots of components to become relevant in the playoff picture, the injuries are not helping either.

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: ChyrenB ()
Date: October 09, 2018 01:25PM

Did you miss the part where I said that I would NEVER WANT to, Rick????

You are the LAST person I would want to be associated with.

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: dolphan4545 ()
Date: October 09, 2018 07:43PM

"Did injuries factor in, of course, but I still go back to the play that started the collapse. Frank Gore runs twice for 9 yards. Third and one, and Bengals are reeling. Inexplicably, they opt for a low percentage deep pass to Stills which is incomplete. Three and out and the collapse is underway."

Gase, in his presser, claims that the collapse started when Tunsil went down. Bullfarb. Even the broadcast team, to a man, agreed that the 3rd down incomplete pass was the actual beginning. Gase just CAN'T admit that one of his play calls destroyed the continuity of his offense.

Rick

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: dolphan4545 ()
Date: October 09, 2018 07:47PM

OK by me. I feel the same. That DOES NOT mean I will not disagree with you here on this board when I think you're wrong.

Rick

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: ChyrenB ()
Date: October 10, 2018 11:26AM

Don't you get it yet? I don't WANT you to agree with me. When you do I uncomfortably wonder if I could possibly ve right if your mind comes to the same conclusion. LOL.

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: dolphan4545 ()
Date: October 12, 2018 04:28PM


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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: JC ()
Date: October 13, 2018 10:07AM

Getting out the eraser real soon on this thread.

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Re: Things I now know....
Date: October 13, 2018 10:22AM

ChyrenB Wrote:
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> Don't you get it yet? I don't WANT you to agree
> with me. When you do I uncomfortably wonder if I
> could possibly ve right if your mind comes to the
> same conclusion. LOL.


Yep I got it a few months ago.When you can only agree with Sam Sam ......that pretty much sums it up.

Next year we get a roof and despite the shade.......a lot more sunshine blown up our asses!!!!

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: samsam3738 ()
Date: October 13, 2018 10:42AM

Because samsam is right about tannhill. Last week he had a chance to prove all doubters wrong and he showed what he is made of. He showed he cant take this team to the promise land.

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: ChyrenB ()
Date: October 13, 2018 10:07PM

I was only talking to him. Not you, Treasure.

Poor BAY-BEE! I hope you're not hurt.

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Re: Things I now know....
Date: October 14, 2018 06:44AM

Hurt? Lol. Im in the fuck8ng parking lot about to go in and cheer My team on! Where are you? Sitting at home wishing them bad becuase you didnt get your way as usual.

Next year we get a roof and despite the shade.......a lot more sunshine blown up our asses!!!!

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Re: Things I now know....
Posted by: Ken ()
Date: October 16, 2018 09:14AM

Fins72 Wrote:
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> Ken Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> >
> > RE: Can’t judge a RB without blocking. As far
> as
> > Gase goes, I’m of the opinion that you have
> to
> > give a coach a minimum of five seasons. If you
> > replace one sooner than that the insuing
> turnover
> > from top to bottom is too great and only serves
> to
> > set you back even more seasons. Teams that do
> this
> > every couple of seasons are ALWAYS at the
> bottom
> > of the league. I don’t think we are.
>
> Frank Gore has the same blocking that Drake has.

RE: True but they are also very different backs...we need them both. I also thought that way about Ajayi, didn't like the trade but I do understand why they did it. They brought in Gore to their credit and now it's mostly a moot point.

> My point is that Gase did a knee jerk decision
> trading away Ajayi for basically nothing and now
> the heir apparent is being outplayed by a 35 year
> old running back. That doesn't strike you as odd?

RE: No not at all...that's why Gore was brought in. The staff realized that they needed a power back.


> Plus, Gase stated he was upset that Ajayi was
> looking for the home run and wouldn't follow the
> play where it was designed to go. Sure as hell
> looks like what Drake's been doing. I think one of
> the announcers actually said as much.

RE: True and maybe that's why Gore has been getting more playing time in the running game.
>
> As far as your five year grace period, this year
> is gone. You may say that it's still early but the
> kind of choke job we saw yesterday doesn't just go
> away. Therefore we'll be in the fourth year of
> Gase's tenure next year with two sub-.500 years,
> one wild card berth, no playoff wins, and huge
> holes in this roster.

RE: Well it is still early and I see evidence that suggests the team is getting better...growing more heart and playing as a unit. They are not all the way there yet but there is evidence nonetheless.

The offensive line literally
> has no depth when you consider that the depth is
> Swanson, Larsen, and Young. Young and Larsen were
> here last year and they stunk to high heaven. What
> did Gase think would happen if someone got hurt.
> They were suddenly going to become decent? Depth
> is acquired mostly through the draft. What
> offensive lineman has Grier drafted that can step
> in and take over at guard, center, or tackle?

RE: This is THE issue surrounding our offense but obviously it's not one that's easy to fix since we have not had a coach since Danny that was able to get it done adequately.

Ken
> you're too smart not to see the incompetence
> that's in charge of this team. I want them to
> compete for a championship as much or more than
> anyone, but I'm not going to be blind to the fact
> that what's happening in Miami will not get us
> there. No how. No way.

RE: Everybody here wants that. But we have to deal with things that maybe we can't control...with the roster we have we need to focus on OL, DT, DE (eventual replacement for Wake) and add a CB. In that order. Without losing any skill players.

If we can protect our QB whomever that is, and block effectively in the running game we can be an elite team with this roster. We have to limit injuries though, a thing we have not been able to do since before Philbin got here.

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Re: Things I now know....
Date: October 16, 2018 09:36AM

I agree Ken. We are as good as our Oline at this point.

Next year we get a roof and despite the shade.......a lot more sunshine blown up our asses!!!!

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