DOLPHINS: Easy win or trap game?
cheesefrog at usa.net
Wed Dec 17 19:51:52 GMT 2008
I just think that the magnitude of this game disqualifies it as a potential
trap game. Even with all the scenarios out there, it really comes down to
this- win the next 2 games and you're in, lose either and you're probably out.
Like Sparano said, they are basically competing in playoff games already.
I really hope the Chiefs players have already packed it in, but somehow I
------ Original Message ------
From: Gmail <ldouglas at gmail.com>
> On paper this looks like a layup of epic proportions, right?
> Well here's the potential monkey wrench. Carl Peterson just announced
> that he's leaving the team at the end of the season and the new owner
> - Lamar Hunt's son - announced that he's going to shop for a new GM
> outside of the organization and assess Herm Edwards after the season -
> which means these next 2 games are potentially vital for Herm. The
> Chiefs will probably want to go to bat for him (as he's a player's
> coach somewhat) and prove that they aren't really a 2-12 team that
> loses games in the 4th quarter. Add that to our propensity to play
> close games this year and the looming big game in NY and the projected
> 20 degree forecast - this could be the ever-discussed trap game for
> or it could be that Herm's fate is already sealed and the team has
> indeed checked out after choking against the Chargers. Either way, I
> think this will be yet another indication of just how savvy the new
> regime has been if we can get past all of that on the way to our first
> 10 win season since 2003!!!!
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