It Wednesday and the snowstorm in the Northeast has caused me to have the day off from work. So, I have a lot of time to read about the Dolphins and the state of affairs going on in Miami. Here’s a look at what I’m checking out this morning:
Armando Salguero’s article talks about the state of the Dolphins and how many ex-players are dissatisfied with the current situation the Dolphins are in. Fans have clearly expressed their displeasure. Now ex-players are. One thing is for sure, Jeff Ireland and Tony Sparano have ALOT of work to do to make the Miami Dolphins into contenders in 2011.
We all know that the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NFL Owners and the Players Association is up. What we don’t know, is when it will get resolved. We also don’t know what the new CBA will look like after it is agreed upon. One BIG sticking point with the players is the proposed change from a 16 game to an 18 game schedule. Ratings are higher than ever. The NFL is making billions of dollars. I find it hard to believe both sides can’t come to some kind of a compromise that will help keep the NFL’s momentum going.
The New York Jets are following in the footsteps of their loudmouth head coach, Rex Ryan. This time, it’s Antonio Cromartie stepping up on the soap box. Cromartie had some choice words to say about Tom Brady, which unfortunately cannot be written on this blog. As annoying as the Jets trash talking is, and I hope they get beat Sunday, it is refreshing to hear someone calling Tom Brady names!
Greg Stoda of the Palm Beach Post takes a look at Chad Henne and compares him to other QBs that entered the league around the same time. Personally, I think Henne was constrained the last couple of years. BUT, he also hasn’t proven he can lead the team down the field consistently, when needed. I mean, the guy has his worst performances in the 4th quarter of games. That’s certainly not when you want to have to worry about your quarterback making the right decisions. I expect the Miami Dolphins to look for another QB this offseason to compete with, and potentially unseat Chad Henne.
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