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Ive been a dolphin fan since the mid 70s and especially Marino era. As in, always were my no2 team. Since ive punted the raiders it makes sense theyd assume the no1 position. So youll be eating a hat because the dolphins have stayed with me for 40 years

Mind you....in the several months of being a Chiefs fan, ive already embraced the 50 years of heartache and letdowns as tho i lived them myself.

But dont let that diminish my 40 years of Dolphinness
You’re old and my hat is made of chocolate so I win
 

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Parker injured, offense never in gear all day. Thought Gaskin's showed some flashes at rb though

Defense I thought battled well though, Christian Wilkins had a big game.

Roll on the Tua days.
 

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What do we all think of the way the transition to Tua has played out over the past two days? I don't think the organisation could of handled it any worse, to be honest, which is very frustrating. It should of been a pretty simple scenario.
 

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What do we all think of the way the transition to Tua has played out over the past two days? I don't think the organisation could of handled it any worse, to be honest, which is very frustrating. It should of been a pretty simple scenario.
how was it handled bad. i am sure fitz wouldve known all along he was warming the seat for tua this year.
 

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well I think Flores has come out to say he regrets how the news came out, and how guys found out via the media/instragram etc. To the point where he is to apologise to the team in his words. So theres that bit of sloppiness.

The underlying point is right knowing that this is inevitably Tua's team. The timing after a comprehensive win (mind you, the Jets) is perhaps the surprise. I wonder if the talk about Herbert has spooked the Fins into accelerating the advancement of Tua.

I'm excited to see it unfold
 

mitchmcleod

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how was it handled bad. i am sure fitz wouldve known all along he was warming the seat for tua this year.
No doubt Fitz was the place holder, he admitted it himself today. But for the players not to be told before it reached the press was dissapointing. Also, I don't think the organisation had anticipated Fitz would be so shattered and honest in his presser today. The players have all openly been behind Fitz so far this season and to have this sprung on him after a pretty decent season so far might cause a few interesting conversations in the locker room.

With all that being said I cannot wait to see Tua, I'm so bloody excited!
 

mitchmcleod

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well I think Flores has come out to say he regrets how the news came out, and how guys found out via the media/instragram etc. To the point where he is to apologise to the team in his words. So theres that bit of sloppiness.

The underlying point is right knowing that this is inevitably Tua's team. The timing after a comprehensive win (mind you, the Jets) is perhaps the surprise. I wonder if the talk about Herbert has spooked the Fins into accelerating the advancement of Tua.

I'm excited to see it unfold
Hopefully our decisions aren't being determined by what's happening elsewhere. Surely Flo sees us in a playoff race and playing Tua is our best chance to get to the post season based on what he's shown at practice etc etc.
 

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Hopefully our decisions aren't being determined by what's happening elsewhere. Surely Flo sees us in a playoff race and playing Tua is our best chance to get to the post season based on what he's shown at practice etc etc.
Fitz has pockets of excellent play before regressing to his mean, becoming a turnover merchant and costing his team games. Tua is your future and IMO, if he's ready, Miami is making the right move.
 

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wow, sir....

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports one of the reasons the Dolphins are starting Tua Tagovailoa over Ryan Fitzpatrick is so they can evaluate whether to draft a quarterback in 2021.
Coach Brian Flores has already tried to deflect this storyline, but Miami has Houston’s first and second round picks next spring. With the Texans headed for a bottom-five finish, it would put the Dolphins in position to draft another quarterback if they didn't believe Tagovailoa was the future. It is still highly unlikely this turns into a Cardinals situation where the Dolphins are one and done with Tua, but it is never too early to begin evaluating your first-round quarterback, especially if they entered the league with a serious hip injury on their résumé. Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence, Ohio State’s Justin Fields, and North Dakota’s Trey Lance are considered the top quarterbacks in 2021's draft class.
SOURCE: ESPN
Nov 6, 2020, 9:41 AM ET
 

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wow, sir....

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports one of the reasons the Dolphins are starting Tua Tagovailoa over Ryan Fitzpatrick is so they can evaluate whether to draft a quarterback in 2021.
Coach Brian Flores has already tried to deflect this storyline, but Miami has Houston’s first and second round picks next spring. With the Texans headed for a bottom-five finish, it would put the Dolphins in position to draft another quarterback if they didn't believe Tagovailoa was the future. It is still highly unlikely this turns into a Cardinals situation where the Dolphins are one and done with Tua, but it is never too early to begin evaluating your first-round quarterback, especially if they entered the league with a serious hip injury on their résumé. Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence, Ohio State’s Justin Fields, and North Dakota’s Trey Lance are considered the top quarterbacks in 2021's draft class.
SOURCE: ESPN
Nov 6, 2020, 9:41 AM ET
Clickbait bs.
 

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Clickbait bs.
i dunno.
remember the dolphins tried hard to take the #1 off bengals to take burrow, then tried hard to leapfrog the chargers for herbert. in the end Stephen Ross was bullish for Tua, always has been (old dolphins forum i visited), so it stands to reason Flores himself didnt like Tua, too risky maybe, and sees Lawrence in his sights. Can sell to Ross which QB is better in camp and trade Tua. fanciful, but you never know
 

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i dunno.
remember the dolphins tried hard to take the #1 off bengals to take burrow, then tried hard to leapfrog the chargers for herbert. in the end Stephen Ross was bullish for Tua, always has been (old dolphins forum i visited), so it stands to reason Flores himself didnt like Tua, too risky maybe, and sees Lawrence in his sights. Can sell to Ross which QB is better in camp and trade Tua. fanciful, but you never know
The texans aren't losing more games than the Jets so you can forget Lawerence. That why I know it's bs. There isn't a big enough gap in opinion on Tua and Fields, yet anyway. It would be a sideways move.
 

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I'd be amazed if the Texans pick ends up even being a top 5 pick by the end of the year. They've been much better since O'Brien left.
 

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and teams always try hard to ensure that pick isnt a good one when theyve traded it away

dolphins can package 1sts to move up
Jets aren't trading Lawerence to anyone imo. Will be the usual noise, like with Burrow last year, but they'll select him.
 

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wow, sir....

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports one of the reasons the Dolphins are starting Tua Tagovailoa over Ryan Fitzpatrick is so they can evaluate whether to draft a quarterback in 2021.
Coach Brian Flores has already tried to deflect this storyline, but Miami has Houston’s first and second round picks next spring. With the Texans headed for a bottom-five finish, it would put the Dolphins in position to draft another quarterback if they didn't believe Tagovailoa was the future. It is still highly unlikely this turns into a Cardinals situation where the Dolphins are one and done with Tua, but it is never too early to begin evaluating your first-round quarterback, especially if they entered the league with a serious hip injury on their résumé. Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence, Ohio State’s Justin Fields, and North Dakota’s Trey Lance are considered the top quarterbacks in 2021's draft class.
SOURCE: ESPN
Nov 6, 2020, 9:41 AM ET
Shove that Tua performance up your ass Schefter.
 

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