Are you a true dolphin fan ???

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  1. realdolphin

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    I`ve read things like " dont expect my support if sparano stays " ...and so on . I really wonder if some of you would feel better supporting the patriots , i really do , they may have the best QB and best coach of all time . but you know what ? i will support the fins even if henne and henning stay because i just love this team . if you dont want to support my team please go elswhere , please , there are lots of options for you people . I base my support for this team based on tradition , history , great players , great games and true dolphins of all time . if sparano stays i will continue to support my team at all costs and wish the best result .
     
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  2. X-Pacolypse

    X-Pacolypse A True Fan

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    Who are you to tell people how to be a fan?
     
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    Tunaphish429 1st Ballot Hall of Famer Donator

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    If Sparano is coach I will still root them on..Of course whatever I do has nothing to do with them.
     
  4. Cleetus

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    Everyone of my teams has been bad for decades, I am a broken man :p

    Dolphins, NY Mets, Knicks, Islanders.
     
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    If they're taking the time to post on a phin forum I think they're fans, besides the taste of last season is still in everyones mouths so you gotta them vent
     
  6. endorPHINS72

    endorPHINS72 Restore the greatness!

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    Do you want a cookie or something??? I could be saying, "The only real Dolphins fans are those capable of critical thinking and not blind idiocy.", but I won't.
     
  7. Lilseb93

    Lilseb93 This Is My House

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    I hate the direction of my team, but I love the Dolphins. I always will no matter what. Who are you to call me a bad fan because I want Sparano fired?
     
  8. realdolphin

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    It`s my opinion , you can agree or not , all teams have bad decades , dallas , pitt , pats ...etc ... support should`nt be based on just winning at all costs . you love things because you love them . we all wish the best for our team . but i do prefer objective analysis than bashing and pesimism .
     
  9. WesternNYDolfan

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    So if you were to say that then you would be for Sparano remaining HC.

    Because the only blind idiocy I see on these forums are the people saying we should fire Sparano
     
  10. realdolphin

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    I agree , critical thinking is the way . we all love this team based on something it could be the marino era , the killer bees ..and so on ...we all wish the best , but saying " if this or that happens i wont be a fan anymore " well ... i guess you get my point starting this thread .
     
  11. endorPHINS72

    endorPHINS72 Restore the greatness!

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    What critical thinking have you done about the Dolphins, my friend? As recently as two months ago, I was a big supporter of Tony Sparano. There's only so much incompetence you can watch before realizing that this team is headed in the wrong direction and that starts and ends with Sparano. ​
     
  12. X-Pacolypse

    X-Pacolypse A True Fan

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    I haven't broken out this video in awhile, but it definately applies towards your post.

    [video=youtube;E_v468ptuXw]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_v468ptuXw[/video]
     
  13. endorPHINS72

    endorPHINS72 Restore the greatness!

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    That's fine and I can respect that. I just get pissed when people try and label me as a "bad fan" because I don't like the head coach and GM.
     
  14. MiamiHitman13

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    I think a bad fan is someone that can't recognize that their team is mismanaged into ruin. If you don't have a finger on the pulse of your team, how much of a fan could you really be?

    Here is a little pointer that applies to sports and to life as well -- sticking your head in the sand and pretending that everything is ok DOES NOT MAKE EVERYTHING OK.
     
  15. realdolphin

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    Ha ha ha ha .... great !!! hahaha , but it is not being positive without any understanding of things i truly beleive that sparano did`nt hire henne and henning , parcells did , sparano benched henne but was out of options with penny hurt , sparano has the complete support of his players marshall included for some reason . lets give him one more year with the OC and QB he wants . one more year and lets see .
     
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    zach attach A True Fan Donator

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    It's questionable wheather the players supported him against the Pats. The concensus says they were mailing it in. Maybe in a way to say for Ross to let him go. Did they really play with fire knowing Sparano's job may be on the line?
    I would cheer for the Fins DESPITE Sparano. I would not buy any gear if he's back. I will not attend any games (I only go once every 3-4 years) under him, I will not support another team.
    Coaches can take a year away from football, so can I. Because I dont see him being here after the 2011 season, if he is retained.
     
  17. MiamiHitman13

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    Oh yeah, the players really played their hearts out yesterday against the Patriots practice squad with their coach's job on the line. What was the final score again?
     
  18. X-Pacolypse

    X-Pacolypse A True Fan

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    It's one thing for the players to say in the media that they support Sparano. However, for me actions speak louder than words. These last few weeks have shown me a team that is the EXACT antithesis of what they've been saying to the media and public.
     
  19. realdolphin

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    If you dont like the HC and GM that`s also fine with me , i will respect that and any opinion , in fact different points of view are great and they are a big part of this community , my point is we are fans because we love this team , so being objective is the way to go , but if 80 % of the posting have the .. i`m ashamed of being a fin fan idea .. it just pisses me off .
     
  20. realdolphin

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    The same or better score than the jets got against them and they are in the playoffs
     
  21. MiamiHitman13

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    The fans that want Ireland, Sparano, and Henning gone realize that these morons are trashing the team that they love. They are a cancer to the team. If a loved one had cancer, you would want the cancer removed, would you not? Same thing here. Remove the cancer (Ireland, Sparano, Henning) from a loved one (our favorite team, the Miami Dolphins, of course!)

    How are you so incapable of wrapping your head around this?
     
  22. MiamiHitman13

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    Jets played against the starters. We played against a lot of backups.

    Nice comeback, btw. So the Dolphins got totally embarassed, but not as bad as the jets did against the patriots. So this must mean that the players played their hearts out to save Sparano's job. Yup, it all makes perfect sense now. Thanks for clearing that up.
     
  23. realdolphin

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    miamihitman13 I respect you opinion i really do . to me the cancer ir henne and henning . i want sparano and ireland to have another year with the QB and OC they want and lets see . and miami played against the pats without dansby ( and edds ) dansby is the heart of the defense and only him and edds can cover TE`s . the jets were totaly embarassed against the pats , the pats are the best team in football , and we played without our best D player , and with the most " readable " and predictable QB in the NFL .
     
  24. MiamiHitman13

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    Well, at least we are in agreement that there is some sort of a problem with this team. My diagnosis is a little different than yours though. I believe the problem runs much deeper than Henning and Henne. I have a big problem with Sparano and Ireland as well as Henning.

    Besides, wouldn't keeping Sparano and getting a new OC mean a new playbook anyway? (Not 100% sure about this). So if Sparano bombs next year which he probably will, what happens then? You get a whole new coaching staff and another new playbook the year after that? So that will put the tally at 3 different playbooks 3 years in a row. How much more can you possibly screw up the players?

    That has the making of a longterm disaster. Blow up the front office right now, Ireland included, and start over with a clean slate. Consistent mediocrity is not the type of consistency I'm looking for. I've been dealing with it for over a decade now. Enough is enough.
     
  25. Lorenzo Rules

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    you seem to have good intentions but your post is not very thoughtful of how others are feeling. while I agree with you and I will suprot the dolphins and will cheer them on, however Some of us are sick and tired of being embarassed on tv , some of us want to see this team score more then 14 points on offense , some of us want to see the dolphins have sucess , and some of us are sick of other fans being so complacent at being average its almost sickning.

    the patriots have won 14 division titles and 4 superbowls and we simply dont have the talent to even get to the playoffs let alone to a super bowl. we dont have many picks this year and the quality of qbs makes Brian Griese look like His dad which I would be happy to have him on our roster right now.

    this is our team and some of this fanbase needs to take their head out of their *** and stop with the excuses.

    overall I dont have have a problem with your post but i advise you to stop and take a hard look at where this team is and we all know when a coach isnt the right fit for a team. just because we need to change the head coach doesnt mean its the wrong move. Wanny was here for four years but he had his players ready to play Sparano seems to not have the team ready and it has showed in games last year and this year. we cant afford to give a guy 10 years to rith this ship.

    this is honestly how I feel "sometimes we have to say its not working and try something new."
     
  26. realdolphin

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    Ok lorenzo . if you read all my replies you will see that im not satisfied with the way things are . the point of this thread is to support our team and be loyal .
     
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    This team is unprepared to play, not just this week, what about the games against the Browns, Bills and Lions? What about the fact that two years in a row we finished the season with three losses. How about we have terrible clock management, special teams, no two minute offense. Does the head coach have no responsiblity at all? Please, let me know?
     
  28. JAMAICA

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    Dumb thread.

    I've had season tickets since I was in elementary school, and it's been the same old **** every year. I'm tired of it. If they are not willing to make any changes then I am. That's that. I will never "find a new team" and I will always be a die hard Dolphins fan, but I am not going to SUPPORT something that I don't believe in. That's against my personal morals. I'm not contributing my funds into this franchise if they're going to settle for mediocrity. Not even mediocrity. This is below mediocrity. We won 1 ****ing home game this season.

    Who wants to spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars to go to that stadium and watch this team win 1 of 8 home games? It is an embarrassment to pay money to see this team lose three consecutive home games to the Bills, Browns, and Lions. Why do we scream our lungs out in support of nothing? What's the point?

    Cam Cameron's 1-15 Miami Dolphins had more heart and fight than Tony Sparano's 7-9 Dolphins. I'm not supporting that.
     
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    JAMAICA Banned Hammered

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    If Bill Bellichick was the head coach of this football team and we lost consecutive home games to Buffalo, Cleveland, and Detroit I'd want him gone too.
     
  30. realdolphin

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    yes , both know that things are not ok . we disagree about the way to fix them thou . my problem about getting cowher or gruden resides on the fact that no HC has won the SB with two different teams , and my problem with a college HC is the carrol experience ( more years of slow transformation ) plus the players we have now were brought here to win in a 3 year span ( dansby , marshall ) we can not afford another change . i say keep sparano and ireland , fire henning , keep henne as backup , bring linehan as OC with a real QB and draft one also . and lets see . if it bombs ...then lets see . but i think it will go OK .
     
  31. realdolphin

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    then it is not a dumb thread because you are expressing your feelings and you will be a miami fan no matter what . we all want this team to be better .
     
  32. realdolphin

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    bellichick would desperately look for a QB change . as sparano is doing . bellichich benched bledsoe , if we had bledsoe we would be in the playoffs . but we have henne , thigpen and penny hurt . the QB situation will be fixed this off season .
     
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    if we didnt care about the Phins, we would welcome a buffoon of a HC back.
     
  34. MiamiHitman13

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    Speaking of loyalty, when the hell is this team going to be loyal to their fans? This loyalty thing is a 2-way street and right now, I'm not feeling the loyalty from this team. We haven't had a legitimate contender in forever. When are they going to put a winning product on the field? They want us to show up at games ... for what? To sit in traffic, buy overpriced crappy food, and watch a terrible product on the field? This team needs us fans more than we need this team. They need to step up and deliver. We have suffered long enough.

    The last time I remember this team being a serious contender was when I was a little kid. Sad to say, but that was a long time ago. My hair is getting grayer and grayer by the day, but the team stays the same -- mediocre, year after year.

    It's one incompetent bunch after another running this team. This vicious cycle of stupidity has to end, preferably in my lifetime. The current reign of stupidity is Ireland, Sparano, and Henning. Firing these bums would be a a great place to start. Make it happen, Ross!
     
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    I love the Miami Dolphins and am a real fan.. That being said, if Sparano is retained and shows the same propensity to be the same bad HC that he is, I will not spend one red cent on anything Miami Dolphin related. That being said, you are no more of a fan than I am.
     
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    Been following this team for many years now... I'm 25 and I was around 9 years old or so. I was season ticket holder during 1-15 year and still went to the gAmes ( love to tailgate lol) but I refuse to spend money on a crappy team anymore when I got a great bball team in town who I also love. I will still watch games like I have done for many years but if I have to chose where to spend the money it's not gongto be them. But hey I only got a few posts here so to many on here that means I'm not that big of a fan....
     
  37. The Goat

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    He wasn't telling you.

    He was asking you.

    Who are you to question his questioning?
     
  38. DuderinoN703

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    I am, yes.
     
  39. godolphins1985

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    I think some are missing the point to this thread (at least i think)I think the point of it is just because we might have a Moron or 2 back doesnt mean you should stop watching or give up and jump ship all together, real fans dont do that...be upset and wish death upon a player, coach what have you...but to totally not watch or not root because the team is playing poor is stupid...what you going to do start watching if the same coach brings us to a superbowl? BS you shouldnt get to watch, thats how i would feel about it . Everyone is entitled to there own opinion but if you ask me (and i know you are ;) ) you stay a fan and dont jump ship regardless who is coaching....its a tough life being a fan but not everyone can jump on and off the bandwagon like our fellow afc east patsys have done pre Bill B/Brady and pre 96 Parcells/Bledsoe...im just waiting till post Bill B / Tom B when Foxboro becomes and ghost town again because there fans only care when they win.
     

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