Dolphins Extend X Howard

Discussion in 'Miami Dolphins Forum' started by FinPhan54, May 9, 2019.

  1. The Goat

    The Goat Escape Goat Finheaven VIP

    Joined:
    Apr 2003
    Messages:
    7,093
    Likes Received:
    4,987
    Trophy Points:
    113
    THANK you. There are people who are genuine journalists on this site; I can see the logic behind trying to be unbiased in those endeavors.

    But every single time someone starts a "Whoa, let's settle down here! Here's some realism, homers! LET'S NOT BE TOO OPTIMISTIC" movement?

    My gut reaction, every single time, is, "You're on a fan board, Nostradamus. How about you bake yourself a big ol' batch of shutthe****upcakes?"
     
  2. russianbear

    russianbear FinHeaven VIP Finheaven VIP

    Joined:
    Sep 2011
    Messages:
    5,185
    Likes Received:
    1,444
    Trophy Points:
    113
    What in god's name are you talking about? How do you take my statement, specifically about Xavien Howard, and warp it into that interpretation, about every draft pick?
     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 10, 2019
  3. bradmcnutt13

    bradmcnutt13 A True Fan

    Joined:
    Jun 2010
    Messages:
    2,083
    Likes Received:
    338
    Trophy Points:
    83
    we have to do something with the cap space that we have. this is as good of a place as any to put it.
     
  4. canesfins13

    canesfins13 FinHeaven VIP

    Joined:
    Aug 2004
    Messages:
    1,624
    Likes Received:
    60
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Any insight yet on how the contract is structured as to the salary cap?
     
  5. superphin

    superphin don't go clown shoes on us Finheaven VIP

    Joined:
    Jan 2003
    Messages:
    5,594
    Likes Received:
    10,612
    Trophy Points:
    113
    So did you miss the part where the Pats paid Stephon Gilmore 5/65? A guy who last season played 16 games for only the 2nd time in his 7 year career. How do you know he has peaked? Are you just giving your opinion like the homers are when they declare there's more success to come? But your opinion is correct because.....reasons.
     
    Superself, NBP81 and PAphins like this.
  6. MARINO1384

    MARINO1384 Pro Bowler

    Joined:
    Mar 2005
    Messages:
    2,957
    Likes Received:
    212
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Not sure yet should be out today or tomorrow. Hoping they took like 8-10 million and put it in this season so it ends up being only like 13 million per season.
     
  7. Trade Viper

    Trade Viper Wicked Stop Hunter Finheaven VIP Donator

    Joined:
    Jan 2009
    Messages:
    392
    Likes Received:
    218
    Trophy Points:
    43
    OK, so X excels under an incompetent D Coordinator, a Head Coach who has an obvious psychological disorder, a d line and linebackers who are at best, "on the field", and all some of y'all can say is wahhh he was injured. Man what a tough crowd. What makes anyone think that the training staff was any better the the D Coordinator and the Head coach? So to quote a famous guy, "There are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns — the ones we don't know we don't know".

    What I don't understand is the massive negativity, X is one of the best at his profession, and certainly the best on this roster. Coach Flo is from the Belichick D tree, if he thinks X deserves top pay, that is good enough for me! No one knows anything until next season. Please don't give me the "but no Ex Belichick coach has been a success" either, Coach Flo is, IMO cut differently than the others, and Patricia has not had enough time to prove himself.

    The Ever Playing The Knowns Against The Unknowns VIPER



    P.S. Another week contributing nothing to society other than healthy profit
     
  8. royalshank

    royalshank Not a Game-Changer Finheaven VIP Donator

    Joined:
    Mar 2006
    Messages:
    11,079
    Likes Received:
    4,056
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Great move. My precious...
     
    phinsgohard06 and TannDaMan17 like this.
  9. DolfanISS

    DolfanISS Perennial All-Pro Finheaven VIP

    Joined:
    Aug 2002
    Messages:
    14,241
    Likes Received:
    2,659
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Like the Ebron pick, not even his guy and possibly a TD without his awareness to go get it.
     
  10. DolfanISS

    DolfanISS Perennial All-Pro Finheaven VIP

    Joined:
    Aug 2002
    Messages:
    14,241
    Likes Received:
    2,659
    Trophy Points:
    113
    The way I viewed X was I'd rather pay him and have him not live up to it then let him walk and be an elite CB for someone else. They don't grow on trees, I'm happy we got it done.
     
  11. TannDaMan17

    TannDaMan17 A True Fan

    Joined:
    Nov 2016
    Messages:
    1,609
    Likes Received:
    800
    Trophy Points:
    113
  12. TannDaMan17

    TannDaMan17 A True Fan

    Joined:
    Nov 2016
    Messages:
    1,609
    Likes Received:
    800
    Trophy Points:
    113
    For real, I wanted an X last year but had to settle for a Minkah, not a bad consolation though I guess :shrug:
     
    phinsgohard06 likes this.
  13. Phinatic8u

    Phinatic8u Please football gods, grace us Tua or Trevor Finheaven VIP

    Joined:
    Nov 2008
    Messages:
    17,771
    Likes Received:
    4,685
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Because what you said made absolutely no sense. Theres nothing about Howard's come up that screams trying to cash in. He didn't come out of nowhere last year just to get paid. Hes made improvements since he first got on the field and has blossomed into a stud.
     
  14. Miami 13

    Miami 13 Pro Bowler

    Joined:
    Aug 2004
    Messages:
    6,639
    Likes Received:
    1,298
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Haha I did the exact same thing. Definitely a worthy Jersey that will last a long time.
     
    TannDaMan17 likes this.
  15. number1fin

    number1fin #onephin Finheaven VIP Donator

    Joined:
    Apr 2012
    Messages:
    2,635
    Likes Received:
    1,481
    Trophy Points:
    113

Share This Page