*** OFFICIAL DOLPHINS @ PATRIOTS GAME THREAD *** Week 17

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  1. Adam First

    Adam First Don't Hate Miami Finheaven VIP Donator

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    No more Dolphins football until August...
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    TELEVISION

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    NFL on CBS HD (MIA@NE in RED)

    Play-by-Play Analyst: Jim Nantz
    Color Commentator: Phil Simms

    Kickoff at 4:25 PM ET

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    INJURY REPORT
    FP - Full Participation
    LP - Limited Participation
    DNP - Did Not Practice

    Miami
    Out
    WR Davone Bess (back - DNP)

    Questionable
    G Josh Samuda (shoulder - LP)
    DT Randy Starks (non-injury related - DNP)
    CB Nolan Carroll (knee - LP)

    Probable
    WR Brian Hartline (back - FP)
    WR Armon Binns (groin - FP)
    LB Karlos Dansby (biceps - FP)
    LB Koa Misi (ankle - LP)
    CB Sean Smith (knee - LP)
    S Chris Clemons (ankle - LP)
    S Reshad Jones (hip - LP)

    New England
    Doubtful
    CB Marquice Cole (finger - DNP)

    Questionable
    WR Wes Welker (ankle - LP)
    WR Brandon Lloyd (knee - LP)
    TE Rob Gronkowski (forearm - LP)
    TE Aaron Hernandez (ankle - LP)
    C Nick McDonald (shoulder - LP)
    G Logan Mankins (ankle - LP)
    G Dan Connolly (back - LP)
    T Nate Solder (abdomen - LP)
    T Sebastian Vollmer (back - LP)
    DT Kyle Love (knee - LP)
    DE Chandler Jones (ankle - LP)
    LB Jerod Mayo (elbow - LP)
    LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring - LP)
    LB Brandon Spikes (knee - LP)
    LB Tracy White (elbow - LP)
    LB Mike Rivera (ankle - LP)
    CB Aqib Talib (hip - LP)
    CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring - LP)
    S Patrick Chung (shoulder - LP)
    S Nate Ebner (hamstring - LP)

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    WEATHER
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    Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
    National Weather Service Taunton - Forecast for Gillette Stadium

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    GAME PREVIEWS
    ESPN/STATS LLC / ESPN Analyst Picks (spoiler alert: they all picked New England)
    Yahoo! Sports/Associated Press

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  2. Hayden Fox

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    I am interested in this:

    * Do the Fins show up and play hard or do they run for the bus?
    * Do the Fins make this their playoff game or do they freeze up in the cold weather?
    * Do they concentrate and secure the cold, slick ball or do they put the ball on the carpet left and right?
    * Do they square up and tackle or do they shy away from contact and reach and grab tackle.

    I think Philbin did a nice job this week blast the AC in the practice bubble. I want to see the team show up and play hard...be physical.
     
  3. Adam First

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    There's a big snowstorm blowing through right now, but the snow should stop in the pre-dawn hours. There will be snow piled up on the sidelines though, for sure.
     
  4. MiZFiT

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    With Bess out, Binns with a groin injury. Watch out for Risard Mathews.
     
  5. MadDog 88

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    I can't believe it's already week 17. No NHL to get through the winter. It's going to be a long off season.
     
  6. TheJetsBlow

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    Operation Piss in Brady and Belichick's Cheerios in full effect. Go shock the world and finish the season on a high note gentlemen.
     
  7. johngarry

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    punk-*** Foxboro fans start throwing snow up in the air like back in 2001, I can't promise my tv will make it out alive!
     
  8. PASQUALE

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    As us fans of our beloved Miami Dolphins embark on the close of the 2012 season. We can cheer as loud as we can one more time before the curtain falls and 2013 will be upon us fast. Let's go into Foxhole and send those ***triots to the #4 Seed! For me today makes 31 years of being a fan of our MIAMI DOLPHINS. Hope to celebrate with a W tomorrow!!!!! GO DOLPHINS!!!!!!!!!!
     
  9. silverfin

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    Brady tied Johnny Unitas' record for TD passes against the Jags last week, leaving him 7 behind Brees' record. He'll tie it by week 6 next season (playoffs don't count) unless he doesn't throw one in his next seven reg. season games
     
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    I want to see how mentally tough this Fins team is today.
     
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    Gronkowski is active.
     
  12. Hayden Fox

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    My point about the mental toughness aspect is that the Fins need to stem the tide of all the factors that favor the Pats. New England is pissed from playing poorly last week. The crowd will pumped to have Miami in town with wintery weather they have. The Pats will be stoked to have Gronkowski back. Finally, they want to be playing well going into the playoffs.

    Saying all of that, the Fins must match their intensity. Stay in the game early. Don't give the Pats gifts early (like the last game we had with them). Through physical and steady play, show the Pats they are in for dogfight today.

    The Fins have something to play for...time to battle the adversity and make a statement on national tv.
     
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    anyone get that feeling like we are about to be crushed today by the patriots? we played them very close at home and made it for a tough game for them. I think they have a point to prove today while also trying for a bye week in the playoffs. Dont get your hopes up fin fans.
     
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    The Dolphins have to be tough...both physically and mentally.
     
  15. ojmcduffy

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    guess i aint as quick to accept a butt kicking as you guys are ......finz up
     
  16. Hayden Fox

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    I want to see the fins play fast....no slow motion **** in the cold.
     
  17. crumpdaddy

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    my barber is a patsie fan. we were talking yesterday while he was cutting my hair and he was talking about the seatle game, he knew the pats were screwed cause early in game they blitzed right up the middle and nailed the crap out of brady helmet to helmet after he threw the ball "after that brady was interested in that S--- no more, later on they drilled wes welker when he crossed over the middle, wes welker was interested in that s--- no more" i think jones is prob one of our biggest hitters on D, i say there HAS to be, even if we give up some chunk yards, a blitz be jones up the middle where he can get a full head of steam on brady and make him "not interested in that no more" (as my barber would say) but happy last football sunday of the year all, lets put a little bit of yellow urine in their wheaties going into the playoffs. cant wait for 2013 season...playoffs baby!

    not to mention that anyone who has played football at any level knows those hits hurt so much more when its cold, so lets put a little sting on them.
     
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  18. josekareh

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    You are right, but this is no secret, hit Brady and he gets scared!!!
     
  19. uk_dolfan

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    I am staying at my girlfriends and the internet isnt working very well. I havent missed a single snap all season but im going to miss this game :(
     
  20. DphinBillkiller

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    I hate that it's the last game of the season and hope the Phinz will go out on a positive note. At least play tough and be competitive.

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  21. Daytona Fin

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    Field is cleared of snow. I see a qb duel today. Tannehill has a big day today. Dolphins snap the 5 game losing streak vs the patsies and win 28-24.

    Dolphins lead all time series vs new england 49-42.
     
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    Not with howling winds. No way. Brady IS a great bad weather QB, but still these are poor conditions to throw.
     
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    I really want that bye week. if the Pats lose and either the Texans/Broncos lose.. :(
     
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    I'm sure you do. Pats have not won a SB without having a bye.
     
  25. DphinBillkiller

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    I would love to see the Phins play the spoiler today!

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    With the swirling winds, expect a lot of short passes and runs. No big downfield stuff today.
     
  27. Daytona Fin

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    I made a prediction and I will own it. I am not a weather man but I think you are making the weather in foxborough a bigger issue than it is.
     
  28. Fins4Ever&Ever

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    When was the last time a rookie QB WON in New England? I think it's been many many many years. Tannehill just doesn't have the game right now to pull something like this off.
     
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    Historically the Dolphins have not played well in windy weather. Hope that changes
     
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    Nba?
     
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    For anyone interested, Don Criqui and Randy Cross are calling the Jags and Titans game.
     
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    Jeff DeForrest is terrible.
     
  33. KTDolphins

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    I hope that last drive in the Pats game is resonating with the defense, let's knock these guys down a peg.
     
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    Texans are bad right now.
     
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    Why would we care about that game?
     
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    You probably would not, but if you want to listen to a bad broadcast then you should tune in.
     
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    kill the pucking fats!!!
     
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    Cleveland playing good against pitt. Woulda shoulda coulda.

    LMAO at the jets.
     
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    I'll pass. The Colts-Texans game is good enough for me.
     
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    I'm here, it's cold!
     

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