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Discussion in 'Miami Dolphins Forum' started by gravyfries, Oct 26, 2005.

  1. gravyfries

    gravyfries Starter

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    Saw this when reading up on my fantasy team over on espn:

    "The Dolphins' remaining opponents have a combined 27-39 record (.409), second worst, and they don't face a single defense ranked in the top 10 in yards per game allowed. Of particular interest to Ronnie Brown owners should be that Miami plays six of its final 10 games against bottom-10 rush defenses."

    A reason to be positive, perhaps?
     
  2. DiepatriotsDie

    DiepatriotsDie Seasoned Veteran

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    Sounds pretty nice.
     
  3. ckparrothead

    ckparrothead Premium Member

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    Yup, this is exactly what I looked at when I predicted that we finish out the season at about 8-8, or perhaps even 9-7. Gotta tear down before you build back up. Saban needed to make this team stop being a team that beats opponents it shouldn't beat and loses to opponents it shouldn't lose to, to a team that beats teams they should beat and loses to teams they should lose to. That is when you can get a handle on the team and start making adjustments, improvements, etc...from personnel to technique to strategy...because until the team stops surprising you, you probably don't have a handle on them enough to make real improvement.
     
  4. gravyfries

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    couldn't agree more. it seems, historically, that we win and lose inconsistently. maybe it's a south florida thing, the 'canes seem to be the same way!
     
  5. dominizzo

    dominizzo CAMERON EARTH WAKE

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    woow Ashtonishing
     
  6. bigmiamifan

    bigmiamifan Perennial All-Pro

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    WOW that is huge considering we came in with what the hardest or close to it, schedule in the NFL. This is a golden opportunity to turn a lackluster season into a potential mini-run. If we were to say, roll off 3 in a row, this team's psyche could theoretically take it pretty far.

    Confidence takes you a long way.
     
  7. nyjunc

    nyjunc Banned Hammered

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    Maybe but consider what opponents see when they see Miami on the sched- a team w/ a .333 win% and 18th in yards allowed.
     
  8. ckparrothead

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    Unlikely in my opinion that we roll off three more wins.

    This to me seems like one of those classic cases where a new coaching staff comes in inheriting a losing franchise, and they struggle mightily in the first half of the season, then come back and go on an impressive winning streak in the second half of the season. At the halfway point, after New Orleans and Atlanta, I see us being about 3-5. But, I also expect us to go on a 5-3 or 6-2 tear after that to end up 8-8. And, if the AFC East doesn't shape up, 8-8 or 9-7 could win the damn division lol.
     
  9. Winbaby#23

    Winbaby#23 A True Fan

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    True, but the Jets are worse..:rofl3:
     
  10. nyjunc

    nyjunc Banned Hammered

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    worse record by 1/2 a game but our D is ranked higher and one of our 2 wins is against a certain aqua and orange team :D
     
  11. Dol-Fan Dupree

    Dol-Fan Dupree Manning to Tyree = Best SB Play EVER!!!!

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    yea lets start a "Who sucks more" arguement. Those are always fun.
     
  12. nyjunc

    nyjunc Banned Hammered

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    What else do we have to do? :lol: :cry:
     
  13. Dol-Fan Dupree

    Dol-Fan Dupree Manning to Tyree = Best SB Play EVER!!!!

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    Good point.

    Wouldn't it be awesome in the Jet game if it was Cleo Lemon versus Brook Bollinger?
     
  14. nyjunc

    nyjunc Banned Hammered

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    That would be quite a battle evoking memories of class Marino-O'Brien duels :lol:
     
  15. CanIBust1976

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    Wow Dol Fan Dupree!!! Another P.N.W. Dolphins fan!!! Nice!!! Worth a first post.
     
  16. Bumpus

    Bumpus Are you gonna drink that? Administrator Finheaven VIP

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    Suprising, :eek: especially after starting the year with the toughest schedule in the NFL.
     
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    fishypete FinHeaven Elite

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    And I wonder what those teams are wondering when they see they play the Dolphins? Thats why you have to play the games....stat's are meaningless...they don't make tackles...they don't make interceptions...and they sure as heck don't make completions!!
     
  18. Daytona Fin

    Daytona Fin Smoking Hole at the Hard Rock Moderator Finheaven VIP

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    don't get too excited , if we dont find a way to start scoring more the future is bleak because the way our secondary is looking you can expect qb's like brooks bollinger and losmans/holcombs to be putting 300 yds a game on us and make our streak of not allowing a 300 yd passer look like a joke.
     
  19. DuderinoN703

    DuderinoN703 We? What the **** we? Finheaven VIP Donator

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    I guess we both stink don't we? ;)
     
  20. fitskin

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    So we can finally stop complaining about our hard schedule.
     
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    guatemalanfan Perennial All-Pro

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    i agree
     
  22. Oraclepz

    Oraclepz Seasoned Veteran

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    Still... were rebuilding.. you guys are supposed to be competing... yet your beneath us...:lol:
     

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