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  1. pwn3dyo

    pwn3dyo FinHeaven VIP

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    ESPN power rankings

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/powerranking


    Dolphins (18) Big game from Ronnie Brown who for at least one week sort of quieted all the critics wondering why the Dolphins didn't draft his former Auburn teammate Carnell Williams.
     
  2. arsenal

    arsenal Beastin'

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    why are we the worst 2-1 team in the league when we beat the broncos and panthers? how are the rams who struggled against tennessee and barely beat arizona ahead of us? especially wth losing to the niners... hmmmm who cares though, we'll be u pthere by the end of the year
     
  3. Lazy1

    Lazy1 The Beer Pong Table of Champions!

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    It's not a big deal. These powew rankings are mostly BS. I think our position is mostly fair right now we may be 1 or 2 places higher some of those teams ahead of us are struggling.
     
  4. Superself

    Superself If you want to, we can supply you.

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    :lol:

    "J.P. Losman's passing totals over the first three weeks: 170, 113, 75. That's not the right direction to be heading."
     
  5. phunwin

    phunwin The name's Bond...James Bond.

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    Hosed Again by ESPN

    I know I've said repeatedly that I'd rather have the media keep giving our guys reasons to play hard and their opponents reason to get fat on their own press clippings, but still, this is freakin' ridiculous: http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/powerranking

    18th? With the Panthers and Broncos both well ahead of us?
     
  6. Canadianfishfan

    Canadianfishfan FinHeavean VIP

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    relax..... they are ONLY some broadcasters rankings....

    All we care about is our team.. i dont care about any other or how someone else compares us to anyone else..
    WINS will make all the others believe what we already do.
     
  7. UltraDol-Fan

    UltraDol-Fan The Id

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    I think it is pretty close to correct. We will probably be in the 8-8 range at the end of the season. We still make too many mistakes with penalties and missed plays to be any higher.
     
  8. Talos

    Talos Squirrel Survivalist

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    We beat the #14 and #9 teams.

    The #14 team beat the #2 team.
    The #9 team beat the #10 team.

    And we're the #18 team. Interesting math.

    Although as has been mentioned, the penalties are little much.
     
  9. @@@

    @@@ Perennial All-Pro

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    J.P. Losman's passing totals over the first three weeks: 170, 113, 75. That's not the right direction to be heading :lol:
     
  10. ajajaj

    ajajaj Well-Known Member

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    yeah, :lol: they have the Jets only 3 spots behind us and they only have 1 qb and it's their 3rd stringer. c'mon....Wow, the Jags are 9 spots better than us :confused:
    We have the same record as the Pats, we aren't missing the leader of our D, we have allowed 16 fewer points scored and only scored 2pts less per game then them, we beat the team that beat them, and they are #2 we are #18.

    Wow, the king of sports huh???

    what a joke.
     
  11. ccphinfan

    ccphinfan Pro Bowler

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    Quite frankly, i love being the dark horse:evil:
     
  12. arsenal

    arsenal Beastin'

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    i think the bad part about it is us being the worst 2-1 team in the league... especially when you consider the rams barely beat arizona and tennesse and the team they lost to was the niners, yet they are ahead of us...

    but by the end of the year we'll be top 10, wooo
     
  13. Section126

    Section126 FinHeaven VIP

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    We shouldn't be behind the broncos, panthers and rams.

    and come on...a 1-2 team being ahead of us? (SD)

    and the Giants....we should be 10th.....
     
  14. Predaphin

    Predaphin Predator in the Water

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    goes to show how worthless power rankings are....power rankings were meant to have something to talk about, that's it.
     
  15. IronChef

    IronChef A True Fan

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    I don't have access to espn on my phone.. What did they say about us? And what did they say bout the donkeys and cats?
     
  16. prolific

    prolific Well-Known Member

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    :sleep:
     
  17. GreenMonster

    GreenMonster Never con a con man

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    Me too, I hope the Bills still think we stink in week 5 when we knock Losman to the turf frequently.
     
  18. CsonkaClone

    CsonkaClone Miami Dolphins

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    18 is not that bad...considering we were at the bottom of everyone's board after last season.
     
  19. GreenMonster

    GreenMonster Never con a con man

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    Do you have Finheaven on your Phone>???
     
  20. eric-in-tx

    eric-in-tx long time reader

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    Phin Huard for QB!

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    Well if this was the BCS ranking then maybe it would be different, but I still don't understand the logic there either. None-the-less, it's like what was said above, just focus on the team and later the respect will come.
     
  22. IronChef

    IronChef A True Fan

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    Yeah I have s t mobile sidekick 2.. I have full access to finheaven but espn won't work
     
  23. Al13

    Al13 Don´t mess with Clint

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    if its not Kelly holcomb by then, anyone saw that the jets have signed vinny testaverde ? ...
     
  24. Calvin Clean

    Calvin Clean Miami will surprise in 2009

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    We have not earned enough respect in the minds of the mainstream sports media. If we beat the Bills and the Bucs on the road, then we can expect some recognition.
     
  25. DolphinzD

    DolphinzD Boom!! How you like that??

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    Rankings, shmankings. As long as the Dolphins keep winning, they'll get respect.

    But wow, looking at those rankings shows just how pathetic the NFC North is. What a BAD division.
     
  26. [S][T][O][R][M]

    [S][T][O][R][M] In Foro

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    Yea, well, you know what they say about the media ... you can fill volumes on what they "mis-report".


    Here in Miami, I often wonder about how the local TV stations find these bums/bimbos.

    For instance, WPLG (Channel 10) Miami has a bimbo reporting the weather and sports ... and here's a rundown on what she said yesterday in the morning ...

    "Now, let's see what hurricane Rita is doing" .... ummm, I thought Rita no longer existed, and at that time, just a low pressure system.

    Again, last night on channel 10's "Sports Jam Live" ...

    "The KC Chiefs and the Denver Broncos usually like to play each other a lot" ...

    Ummmm .... yep, they're in the same division ... ya think ???

    And again, she said ... "the team that scores the most points usually wins the game"

    I e-mailed her and channel 10 to thank them both for the heads up.


    A bigger tits-up is when the ESPN (Channel 10 WPLG :0wned: ) Phi-Beta-Cappas (who never even touched a football) comment on Moday morning QB. You wanna laugh, just listen to the idiotic things they say about Miami ... they got nothing on Jimmy boy Romy, let me tell you.

    BTW ... Disney owns WPLG which of coarse owns ESPN

    SO .... now you know where the fruit cakes stand.



    OH yea ... the Buffaloo Jillies WILL BE :0wned:


    :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:
     
  27. DolfanTom

    DolfanTom Dolphin Apologist - I'm really sorry!!

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    I know where you are coming from on this, but I gotta believe these penalties will work themselves out, especially w/ St. Nick on the case. After that, more victories should follow. I see us at 10 wins w/ a WC berth.

    But at this point, after three weeks and two big wins, we should at least be in the top half! It's OK. Games are not won based on power rankings. They are just for us fans to argue about.
     
  28. Cannonboy

    Cannonboy Premium Member

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    As long as we are #1 at the end of the season, I don't care where they rate us now.
     
  29. AZfinfan

    AZfinfan Seasoned Veteran

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    we gotta prove that we can win on the road. You gotta admit playing the under dog role is quit nice.
     
  30. fishfan34

    fishfan34 2008 AFC EASTERN DIVISION CHAMPIONS!

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    Exactly, not that I think we'll be number one, but this isn't the BCS where starting down at a low spot hurts your chances of getting to #1. Plus, as i've mentioned before, the years the Rams won their Super Bowl and the Patriots won their first one, neither of them broke the top 15 until around game 11 or 12. No one, NO ONE believed either of those teams were for real and kept waiting for them to show their true colors, funny thing though, they really WERE that good. So hell, let them rank us last for all I care, all that matters is our record and their rankings will not affect where we stand if we keep winning games.
     
  31. Brad528

    Brad528 Pro Bowler

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    I think it is pretty good considering we started at the bottom and we have already jumped to 18th
     
  32. miami86

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    Couldn't agree more :rawk:
     
  33. MadLib

    MadLib Rookie of the Year

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    I think its hilarious how they put the Cowboys & Panthers ahead of us. If the team has a worse record and we beat them, im pretty sure thats grounds for jumping them in the rankings. And the Cowboys? That team could easily be 0-3 right now if it werent for the suspension of Antonio Gates and a late comeback against the lowly 49ers (who dropped 31 points on them). Putting them at 13 is a nothing short of laughable. We should also be a lot closer to Denver considering we slaughtered them and share the same 2-1 record.
     
  34. gottahavefootba

    gottahavefootba The Predator

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    I like how they have the 1-2 Chargers at 11.
    And they gave Houston another loss even though they had a bye. lol
     
  35. Samphin

    Samphin Dolphins Homer

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    I don't really care where they rank us. Think about this though. Most everyone had us second to last or last going into the season. The fact that after three weeks we are in the teens speaks volumes about how good a coach Saban is. If we beat the Bills and Bucs, you will start to see the press go nuts over Miami.
     
  36. SkapePhin

    SkapePhin Rump Shaker Finheaven VIP Donator

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    I still dont understand how the 1-2 Panthers and 2-1 Broncos are above us.. oh well.
     
  37. DuderinoN703

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

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    Why is Carolina in front of us? Why is San Diego in front of us? Why is Denver in front of us?


    And how can Minnesota be 1 spot behind us?

    :lol:
     
  38. MadLib

    MadLib Rookie of the Year

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    I'll give them the Broncos being higher only because their expectations are higher and they have two significant divisional wins. But there's just no reason they should be 9 spots ahead of us. And the panthers.....thats self-explanatory.
     
  39. Jethatr

    Jethatr Seasoned Veteran

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    I can't stand the quote. I don't understand how these fools can compare the two.
     
  40. FISHFAN57

    FISHFAN57 End-of the Bench

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    I think more than anything it's ESPN in general they don't really examine the ebb and flow of each game. They just look at stats, and statistically we probably are middle of the road.
     

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