Do You Want to Win Another Game This Season?

Discussion in 'Miami Dolphins Forum' started by BahamaFinFan78, Nov 27, 2017.

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Would you prefer to lose out or win em all?

  1. Lose out

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  2. Win em all!

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  1. joenhre

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    They will lose to the awful Broncos. Get embarassed at home by the Patriots. Get swept by the Bills. Become the much needed elixer for the downward spiralling Chiefs. No this team will not win another game. Started the season by some miracle 4-2 but with a big kick in the balls by reality will end the season at 4-12 after 10 straight loses.
     
  2. Danny

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    But that right there is what I'm talking about. If the bears beat the colts then it keeps pushing the colts up even more. You think some teams will lose to SF but then turn around and beat better teams....you're wanting to have it both ways but keep on mind that it doesn't matter what WE both think will happen. The only thing that matters is what happens on the field. At this point thought I believe that getting the 8 pick is more realistic than getting the 3rd pick thought I'd be fine with somewhere in the middle of those 2 spots

    Ozzy rules!!
     
  3. Phinsfan93

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    The Rams, Eagles, Jaguars, Bills, and Vikings would disagree with your point of view.

    We've only had two top 10 draft picks in the last decade so we don't have much "history". Not counting Dion since we traded up for him. And even then, those picks were: Tannehill, best QB we've had since Marino, and Jake Long, best LT in the game before injuries.

    The upcoming draft is kinda' weak at the top so I'm not 100% on board with tanking unless we're targeting a QB.
     
  4. TheWozz

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    Yep, every one of them...
     
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    I’m fine with losing out. The playoffs aren’t possible so there’s no point in winning anymore games.

    Losers mentality? The team is the one who is instilling said mentality, not us.
     
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  6. NorFlaFin

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    Lose out and grab Derwin James FS. Finally fix a glaring in the back end of the defense and provide some much needed leadership.
     
  7. Highzenga

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    It would be best if we lose out and grab a top 7 elite prospect. I figure we’ll sneak a win or two in.
     
  8. FSU Truth

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    I love Derwin James, but he is best as a SS...great in the box.
     
  9. Cutthroat

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    I am sure many of you who are rooting for the team to lose out do not wish for the team to "quit." Equally, I am sure some of you actually would like to see them tank.

    Regardless of whether or you want the team to tank or not, from my perspective, losing is never good, no matter the circumstance. Losing can become acceptable, or even a culture. In reality, it is a disease; a hard one to cure.

    The note above about Luck is worth considering. Also worth considering, is the question of just how costly winning has been to the Pats, Seahawks and Packers been over the last several years? I know the Dolphins are not any of those teams, but the point is, they maintain a winning culture and continually find players at the bottom of the draft rounds who contribute to that culture.

    I believe losing out would be far more damaging to this team than the benefit of the first pick over the tenth. I am convinced that if you really look at the history of the draft, the drop off from one to ten is minuscule. However, if you look around at the teams who are regularly picking in the top five, you will find losing cultures. Is that your wish for the Dolphins??

    I am not looking through rose colored glasses. I know there are problems. I personally am very concerned about T-baum. But to that point, in my mind, his presence diminishes the value of an ultra high pick anyway. The team could lose out, get a top three pick and still end up with a crappy player, or make a bad trade down and get two crappy players.

    Anyway, I want the team and every player to play to win and I want them to have some evidence that the team is capable of winning, even in a season where nothing has gone right. I never want to see the attitude that there is no chance or that winning is acceptable for some reasons. Accepting losing is never justifiable in my mind. Rooting for it is even worse.
     
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    Front office has proved inept whether we pick top 10 or in the 20s. I'd rather win.
     
  12. Awsi Dooger

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    I root for the Dolphins to win. But every week when they zoom in on our helmets I'm so furious with Mike Dee I hope something miserable is happening to him every second of every day.
     
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    I'm hoping losing out will convince Ross that the FO needs to be cleaned out.
     
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    They'll change the logo and uniforms soon enough. There's nothing about this "era" of Dolphins football that's going to be either sentimentalized or memorialized. Given the track record with major franchise decisions, however, I have little confidence that the change will result in a substantial improvement.
     
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    Let's get our QB, baby!!
     
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    First time in my life I've ever wanted to lose out........Not even during the "suck for Luck" year.

    But we need an elite QB. I've always been a supporter of Tanny, but I don't think he will ever get us a ring. It's time. Not to mention, a good QB can mask a team's deficiencies.
     
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    If winning out gets a playoff spot, then yes. No brainer.
     
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    Dammit Tannyhill, you should'a fixed the knee.
     
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    Sure worked out well for Indy, hasn't it?
     
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    If Miami could knock the Bills or Jets out of the playoff hunt I'd like to win those games. Other than that.........lose em' all.

    I mean honestly the AFC is a hot mess if the Jags ar 7-4 are the 4th best team.
     
  21. <O>

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    What would winning one more game this season -- or even all of them -- accomplish?

    And here's an even better question -- what did going 10-6 and making the playoffs last season accomplish?
     
  22. where's th'fish

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    If we play well and win I'm for all it, but I'm sick of winning because the other kicker missed a short FG, or the other team had a bad snap, or the other team has even worse backup QBs than us. We've already won more than we should have this year, so no, I'm not rooting for any more wins.

    You'd think winning is always good, but there's a down side, and I'm not talking about the draft. When the team wins "bad" fans start thinking we're better than we are. Then the front office either sees the same thing or plays to the fans perception and we have another series of head-sctratching moves in the offseason. It happened last year and it happened this year and enough's enough. Next time we win I want to be because we're actually a good football team, or better than the opponent anyway, I don't care how long it takes.
     
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    As people have said, is rather lose out than to win 1 or 2 more games
     
  24. SkapePhin

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    I like to watch games in which they win. That is the entire point of watching them. However, if they lose, it's a silver lining that its closer to a better draft pick. But hoping to tank is stupid, especially with this FO that can't draft for ****. Teams like the Steelers, Patriots and Packers consistently draft late but have much better drafts.
     
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  25. BahamaFinFan78

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    Have we looked "good" in a single game all season?
     
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    I don't think we have at all. There was a stretch where the defense was playing promising football, at least against the run, but we've been darn bad pretty consistently. I just went and checked the football outsiders consistency index and it says we've been the 6th most consistent team, so that seems to confirm my perception.

    But I mean, if we actually did the rest of the way I'd love to see that
     
  27. Gofinyourself

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    Losing out is fine, but if the Bills are still in the hunt, definitely spoil that **** hee hee hee
     
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    Lose out, and hope the top QB in the draft and future savior of the franchise takes a video with a pot mask on. Too much to ask?
     
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    I’d prefer losing out but Denver is so bad I’m guessing Miami wins. Then the fan boy in me will come out and dream of winning out and calculating playoff scenarios. Happens way to often.
     
  30. njFinsForever

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    Win out and do what if you eek into playoffs?? No brainer for me, season was lost before it started
     
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    what did going 11-5 and making the playoffs accomplish?
     
  32. Daytona Fin

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    The goal of NFL football is to win the Super Bowl. Can't accomplish that sitting at home for playoffs. I guess some people are just fine with landing some decent draft picks every god damn year.
     
  33. SabanHater

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    not only lose, but lose in the most embarrassing fashion possible.
    I demand change around here.
     
  34. phintim

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    Never vote for loosing as it creates a culture of loosing that the draft can't fix. Look at the Browns.
     
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    Yea, let's lose out, so that we can continue to be the laughing stock team that Miami never was in the 70s, 80s, and 90s (Because there was no way a Shula team would ever tank a season), but hey, we will get a higher draft pick that everyone here that wants to lose out will then ***** about when the pick is huge miss by T-Baum and his handpicked puppet.
     
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    We need to finally get a blue chip prospect. Losing sucks, but nothing will change if we don't get playmakers on both sides of the ball. We're not making the playoffs this year. We might as well lose out as hard as that is for a sore loser to say.
     
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    well.... it's official. I can't believe I did this.... but I canceled my NFL package.
    Fan of nearly 30 years. Can't watch another minute of this season.
    I'd rather give that money to daughter's college fund or something.
     
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    id like to lose out and gain some draft leverage
     
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  39. Dogbone34

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    Know your NFL environment. Losing is winning.

    Be a grown up, stay focused, big picture...Don't be a sucker.

    Get a QB...
     
  40. DefensiveEnd76

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    Would be hilarious if Dolphin fans show up at Hard Rock and cheer the Broncos. Ross wouldn't know what to think.
     

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