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  1. dwainw

    The Rosen Thread

    Take it for what it's worth, but you're not alone, rym.
  2. dwainw

    2019 Coaching Carousel

    @rymflaherty already pretty much covered mine and others' perspective on Miami's situation, although I would ask with regard to this: What is it Gase did in 3 years that you think warrants him coming back, particularly as the Dolphins move away from Tannehill, Gase's darling of sorts, and one...
  3. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    Yeah, I don't know, man. I agree that this was an insane season to try to fully adequately evaluate a coach, but there were enough red flags in my opinion to justify the move. In addition to tactical stuff and stubborn roster management, there were several indications that he never had a full...
  4. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    That's been an ongoing debate all season. It's become more glaring since the season-ending injuries to Jakeem Grant and Albert Wilson. Gase puts a lot of stock in the reliability of a downhill runner like Gore and seems to be quite deliberate about when and how he uses Drake. It's...
  5. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    I don't know about a pattern since I rarely venture outside of this thread for football-related matters, but I agree that that was way out of line. I just think let the mods mod. Would this be a good time to remind folks that at the end of the day and most importantly, we're ALL Red Sox fans...
  6. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    I see what you did there.... Anyway, I really don't have a dog in the fight, but isn't the choice of threads in which one chooses to do their trolling part of the thing here?
  7. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    Totally agree. As have most of the non Dolphin-fan posters. Like I mentioned, I understand the sheer release of emotion, but sodenj knows better. I mean, "Suck it Patriots fans!" kind of goes without saying, doesn't it? ;) Yet another thing that stood out to me from this game was Gase...
  8. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    Shoot, I'd almost forgotten about those. And that led to those bizarre running kicks by Haack. Fascinating game. How about the 3 TDs for the Dolphins by guys who came into the game with 5 touches, combined?
  9. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    I mean, what can you say? Probably the grittiest win of Tannehill's career when you factor in his injuries. As Dolphins fans celebrate, I know Pats fans can (rightfully) point out the irrelevance of Miami for the last 20 years and the ultimate irrelevance of this game, but whatever. I'm...
  10. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    The loss of Wilson, Grant, and Stills for a time, combined with the disappearance of Kenyan Drake factored significantly into this, no? Anyway, the Dolphins will struggle with Luck, who is on fire, and unless Miami brought in a miracle healer during the bye, they are still thin at multiple...
  11. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    Do we officially get to blame this lost season on injuries yet? I mean sure, coaching has been questionable at times, and good teams embrace and thrive on "next man up," but what the Dolphins have endured this year is fucking absurd.
  12. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    That it got to that point, though, is what concerns me.
  13. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    It's a mark against Burke, Gase, the whole coaching staff and at least some players (who are the "leaders" among them? Or rather, where are they?). It's even more disappointing/frustrating than this stretch of injury hell. Despite a near-miraculous 5 - 4 record (thank you, Albert Wilson, and...
  14. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    With Tannehill still out, Albert Wilson likely to go on IR, Stills out for at least the game v. Houston, the deterioration of the Parker situation, and following yesterday's defensive collapse, this team is spiraling downhill quickly. It's exhausting. Thursday night could be a bloodbath...
  15. dwainw

    Let's just take a moment, here.

    Steve Pearce. Forgive me if I missed it, but I haven't seen his name mentioned anywhere in this thread. He deserves, or perhaps demands some serious love. Along with some very timely offense, how many outs has he saved? Does Moreland make that play to clinch the ALDS? We'll never know, but...
  16. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    The injury situation on this team is bonkers. If they go 5 - 2 next week without Tannehill, it'll be borderline miraculous. I'm not a Brock Osweiler believer after yesterday (is anyone?), in part due to the stat cited by @Kenny F'ing Powers above, and in part because of my eyeballs and those...
  17. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    :) Food for thought: Kiko Alonso. I know he drives you guys nuts, but the guy is always around the ball and he makes plays. Worth the tradeoff, no?
  18. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    Ho-hum. Just like we all expected. Best pre-game analysis by anyone today, to include the experts.
  19. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    I think the biggest question now is not who wins, but does Brock Osweiler finish this game? Edit: The teeny tiny sliver of silver lining, one could argue, is that a healthy Brock Osweiler might be more productive than a hurt Ryan Tannehill.
  20. dwainw

    2018 Dolphins: Back to Gasics

    Hopefully you know I appreciate all your posts and respect your opinion mightily, but you're gonna need to offer a little more support for this. The team may be getting healthier, but that doesn't necessarily mean they'll be particularly healthy, especially if the concerns about Tannehill are...