Impending doom!!

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  1. lacalle84

    lacalle84 Active Member Donator

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    All these season ending injuries are decimating our roster, and more importantly our roll over cap space for next year. Every time we add a new player that takes away roll over money for next year. And lessens our chances of keeping Landry, our own free agents and still be players in the FA market. With our current o-line and LBs we aren't going to win a Super Bowl, all we are doing is putting ourselves in future salary cap hell. At some point we all have to come to the realization that this is a plagued lost season and move on, and worry about the future.
     
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    I don't think they were going to pay he price to keep Landry. They have some up and comers who can fill his roll and they would probably get a high compensatory pick if he signs elsewhere. I think they will restructure some contracts and would not be surprised if they traded for LB Mychal Kendricks from the Eagles.
     
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    1) They won't be players in free agency next year that is just a matter of fact at this point
    2) They are probably going to cut guys like Maxwell and Pouncey AFTER this year and open up a bunch of cap space that way. Just how their contracts are set up and what both bring to the table.
    3) Landry is the least of Miami's problems right now. He has an off the field issue he needs to clear up, possible suspension coming if it isn't cleaned up, and they can tag him if they want to control him for one more year
     
  5. dolpns13

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    How is Landry suspended if he didn't do anything? I mean the baby momma signed the police report stating he did nothing to her
     
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    Let's see how the team responds before you give up. Yes, I'm deeply disappointed by the injuries but other players can step up. We have a smart young coach, who the players appear to respond to and a lot of effort has gone into developing young talent. Experienced veteran players like William Hayes and Lawrence Timmons will solidify the Defense and the DBs will be fine. My biggest concern is the O-line and the key to that will be Pouncey's health. Cutler has lots of weapons if the O-line can protect him.
     
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    What a crap thread this is.

    Cutler may very well be better than RT, and there is no difference between having a guy come off the books than having a cap rollover; WTH are you thinking?
    We may end up with over 60 mil in cap next year after the under-performing vets are released and the free agents fall off the books.

    There are still opportunities to be better after the injuries than we otherwise would have been.

    Daryl Washington is a criminal, but he is also one of the most talented LB's to play in the NFL in the last decade. We could sign him for peanuts. If Daryl Smith still wants to play football, he is one of the most underrated LB's to ever play. If he is healthy and in shape, he could turn out better than what McMillan could have given us his rookie season.

    The Browns are loaded at OG and so are the Panthers. We could possibly acquire Andrew Norwell if we were willing to pony up the draft compensation. It would depend on how good Amini Silatolu and David Yankey looked this off season.

    Spencer Drango played well at both guard positions last year and he has two years left on his rookie contract. He is buried on the Browns depth chart behind Kevin Zeitler and All Pro Joel Bitonio.

    The opportunities clearly remain to put a more talented 53 on the field after the injuries than before.

    Yet, with this front office, there is a better chance nothing will get done.
     
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    I'd have no problem with trading Landry for a decent starter at a much-needed position (LB, OL, etc).
     
  9. finomenal

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    No. The goal is to win. You think Gase, Suh, Wake, or anyone else on that roster thinks it's a lost season and it doesn't matter anymore? The only person on the roster likely rooting for failure is Tannehill lol. If Cutler doesn't do well, his job is safe for next year as long as he's ready to go.
     
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    I'd be all for it. A slot guy who produces as little TDs as Landry doesn't deserve the money is reportedly asking.
     
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    we aren't the only team. Ravens just lost their starting LG for the season. Chargers lost Forrest Lamp for the season. it happens
     
  12. Beach Bum 91

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    Not saying I am happy about RT or McMillian's injuries, but usually there is a bright side to everything. Who knows, a player not really on our radar, or our team could surprise us in some good way. There is still a lot to like about our team!
     
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    OP should go down to the next practice and tell those men on the field the season is lost and then let us know how it worked out..
     
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    Because the "baby momma" isn't the one who decides that the District Attorney does and while it is unlikely that the DA will procecute give 1) no arrest was made and 2) the party involved gave a statement to the contrary there has to be something the DA is reviewing and that means there is always a chance of charges being levied.
     
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    Don't need to be charged to get suspended. The NFL will do their own investigation and make a decision based on what they find/don't find.
     
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    We could always tank like the Jets and bills and just let the division go to the patriots with no competition whatsoever. that way they'll be no excuses !! yeah that's right... that's what miami should do!! patriots you win the division again I say they should start printing up the shirts and hats right now.
     
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    I guess I understand fans liking a player like Landry, I like him too. What I don't understand is how everyone is so worried and freaking out over possibly losing him, yet at the same time are tired of their team underperforming.

    I cannot run a NFL franchise but I do watch how the constantly successful teams operate and they don't over pay their players, especially a number 3 when your 2 makes 8 million a year.

    Not one of the Dolphins ACTIONS the past few years has shown they intend to keep him. From trading away picks to acquire Carroo to all the other contract money given out, especially for Stills. I would not be surprised to see him traded.
     
  18. VBCheeseGrater

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    I like that you at least titled your thread appropriately.

    The good news: Finheaven feels like home again.

    I still think our offense can be special, so if the defense can be decent at all we can make some noise.
     
  19. Fin Fan in Cali

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    Here is where a team adopts and over comes injuries and other players step in and step up. Too early to throw the towel in the air. Have a great weekend! Semper Fi!
     
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    Exaclty- the Zeke letter emphasized that (the supposedly confidential one). He may not get the 6 games but probably getting something.
     
  21. CoronaDoug

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    How many season ending injuries? :yawn

    Coming from the Chargers (screw LA) this is nothing. From all of the o-line to the starting WR and TE, I would have taken this for the last few previous years.

    I am in wait and see mode. ;)
     
  22. finmann

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    We lost our QB(devastating) and a rookie LB,our season is far from over. As far as our cap situation, trust that the Dolphins know what we are doing, there are moves that can be made at end of the season to free up cap space.
     
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    I think we have the right coach to put our best foot forward and bring the mentality with it to succeed.
     
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    Way too much drama in this post for a season that hasn't started yet.
     
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    IMHO, The thought that Cutler is better that #17 is way beyond wishful thinking. Look at his last 4 years. I think that losing #17 and not having consistency on the OL is the reason for the gloom and doom. We have no idea what's going to happen with the D and losing the MLB surely doesn't help, but you never know. Some of the needs were addressed and we have injured starters back, with a little seasoning, so the D might be a large upgrade for the end of last year's decimated squad. If they can hold until the O gets settled and in gear (it took 5 games last year) we could still have a decent season, albeit not like many of were expecting.
     
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  26. MikeO

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    Ask Big Ben and Zeke Elliot how that works out. Not saying he will be, just saying ya never know in the NFL
     
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    If the FO and Gase didn't think we could win we wouldn't have signed Cutler. They do not see this as a lost season. Perhaps we get lucky and Brady blows a knee and Gronk. As much as I don't like Cutler, the reality is this team is doesn't win or lose based on QB play. QB isn't the reason we win / lose most of the time. Coaching, Running, ST and an improved D - we can still be a playoff team.
     
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    1) Offseason full of promise/optimism ends.
    2) **** happens.
    3) Rinse.
    4) Repeat.


    How do people not get how things work around here by now?
     
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    I don't think you've seen Goodell's track record of suspending players for being accused (not charged) with domestic violence.
     
  30. Racefan99

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    I know it might seem that the Dolphins are headed towards salary cap hell, but there are plenty of options that they may explore. People aren't mentioning that Ja'Wuan James is tentatively on the books next year for $9,341,000 dollars, but if he is cut before the 2018 season, none of that is dead money.

    If Eric Smith continues to play decent and improves, the Dolphins could possibly release James after this season, and roll with Sam young or Eric Smith as the starting right tackle next year, with the other as the backup swing tackle.

    Freeing up that $9 million might allow the Dolphins to make a run at Landry, or keep Pouncey (some here have suggested he might be a cap casualty after this year), or possibly pursue some other needs in free agency.
     
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    James is not worth $9mm. Good point. Fairly easy to replace him.
     
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    I dont understand why some fans feel Landry is that expendable. He IS the best talent we have in the offensive side of the ball. When he has the ball in his hands he runs like one of the bests on this game, his YAC are incredible, he was ranked the #2 wr in the entire NFL on YAC last year. That is rare to find. Not all of it are TDs. Without a WR like Landry, mid tier QBs like Tannehill would have a hard time moving the chains. He is QB friendly, plays with passion, run blocks great, can return punts and did I mention his ability to gain yards after tha catch is elite? He an Ajayi are the reasons why I believe we can be good without Tannehill. Stills and Parker should be really good, but they are another kind of WRs. Landry is a chain mover with elite vision to run after the catch. You just dont trade that away. There are two players in the entire offense that Bellicheat would love to have.... unstoppable J-Train and chain mover Landry. That is all the top talent we have on that side. Parker, Tunsil and Stills can become that good hopefully this year.
     
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    Good point
     
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    Seems Zek just learned this lesson.
     
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    To add to Dantoduper, Landry will make a play and get the whole team fired up. To me that is priceless. That is the leadership we have needed for years.
     

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