All times are UTC-05:00


Phinfever Home Page

Phinfever Chatroom

Phinfever FAQ




Reply to topic  [ 24 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:48 am 
Offline
User avatar
2016 Post Game Blog Writer
2016 Post Game Blog Writer

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:59 am
Posts: 25397
Location: Miami, FL
Bears 16, Dolphins 0
Written by Rich Rodriguez
Friday, 19 November 2010

The Good

Cameron Wake continues to be a force, with 6 tackles, 1 sack and a forced fumble. Wake also made some of those tackles against the run behind or at the line of scrimmage. Run defense was supposed to be his weakness.

Brian Hartline is the only guy who showed up on offense. With 5 catches for 70 yards, including a 24 yard catch down the sideline, he was more dependable than superstar diva whiny byotch Brandon Marshall on this night.

The Bad

The offense as a whole was putrid. A goose egg on the board will attest to that. The Dolphins only called 7 running plays. The leading rusher was Tyler Thigpen with 27 yards.

Dan Henning's lack of balance on playcalling all year has been atrocious. It seems Henning loves to put quarterbacks in positions to fail by asking them to throw too much and not establishing a running game to help them out. Playaction on 3rd and 13 is simply a ridiculous call.

Brandon Marshall is hurting this team on the field with his antics. Throwing the ball to the sidelines, talking trash, dropping passes. This guy is simply not a leader. He has a lot of maturing to do.

The Dolphins defense could not stop the run or get off the field on third down.

The Bears had the ball on offense for 37:51. This is not a winning formula for a team that lacks big play ability.

The Ugly

Tyler Thigpen had an ugly debut starting his first game for the Dolphins. He threw one terrible interception and should have had another. There were some nice throws, but there were a few that were too high and a couple that didn't come near anyone with a Dolphins jersey. The reason Thigpen goes under the "ugly" rather than the "bad" is that he had very little blocking, his number 1 target was dropping passes and got injured and his offensive coordinator completely left him out to dry by completely abandoning the run game. There were only 7 called running plays versus 35 called passing plays. That being said, there were plays to be made and Thigpen didn't make them.

Things are getting pretty dire. The Dolphins are a banged up team. The offensive coordinator has done nothing to adjust to more of a running style. Special teams continue to be shaky, even though they have improved. And the fanbase is growing restless with this coaching staff and front office.

_________________
Image


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 9:48 am 
Offline
User avatar
Phinfever Ring of Honor
Phinfever Ring of Honor

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 2:13 pm
Posts: 1679
The coaching needs to go, they are accepting this sort of trash now. Sparano and Henning need fired TODAY.

_________________
Image


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:19 am 
Offline
User avatar
Phinfever Rookie
Phinfever Rookie

Joined: Sun Sep 26, 2010 9:31 pm
Posts: 39
Good read. Why couldn't you talk like that last night? I probably shouldn't have called anyone a idiot. But like you I was pretty pissed off. For the name calling I do apologize. But what you are saying I was saying. I don't Thigpen was Dan Marino but, I feel like he did a better job then Henne would have. I like Henne and think he can be a good starter in the NFL. But the combination of no offensive line, and no running game, with question marks for playing too, No QB could have succeeded in that offense last night. Go article though!

_________________
Image

"The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been..."
— Henry Kissinger


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:20 am 
Offline
2016 MODERATOR
2016 MODERATOR

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 1:04 pm
Posts: 8502
This guy is simply not a leader. He has a lot of maturing to do.

Some of us were saying this when we signed him and got flamed during the summer.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:33 am 
Offline
Phinfever Rookie
Phinfever Rookie

Joined: Mon Jan 18, 2010 9:34 am
Posts: 31
Location: Chicago Suburbs
"he was more dependable than superstar diva whiny byotch Brandon Marshall on this night."

:) couldn't have said it better myself. Playoffs? Playoffs!!??!!


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 12:58 pm 
Online
2016 Thursday Blog Writer
2016 Thursday Blog Writer

Joined: Wed Jan 13, 2010 10:47 am
Posts: 7425
Makchell wrote:
This guy is simply not a leader. He has a lot of maturing to do.

Some of us were saying this when we signed him and got flamed during the summer.


I didn't "flame" anyone but I was pretty vocal about getting him. Mistake, no doubt.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:01 pm 
Offline
User avatar
2016 MVP Donor!
2016 MVP Donor!

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 3:23 pm
Posts: 6691
dolphinjim wrote:
The coaching needs to go, they are accepting this sort of trash now. Sparano and Henning need fired TODAY.

Henning needs to go. He only came out of retirement for Parcells. I think he will go simply because Parcells is gone now.

Sparano has this team so unless Ross makes a knee jerk decision then Sparano stays. Getting a new HC will only hinder this team.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:18 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Phinfever Legend
Phinfever Legend

Joined: Wed Jan 13, 2010 12:30 am
Posts: 2980
If the head coach can't rein in an idiot coordinator, then he deserves to be shown the door as well. I am tired of this regime. The team is awful. Also, if Sparano had a lot of input on our personnel selection.....and I think he has had that input....then that is another reason he needs to go. We have some youthful talent to build around, but there is a major house cleaning to be done. What the hell is causing our players to get hurt, even when they aren't hit? Poor conditioning is a possibility...

_________________
Image
Philbin's countenance exudes confidence!
1984 was so long ago...Will there ever be another rainbow?


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 2:25 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Phinfever Owner/Admin
Phinfever Owner/Admin

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:41 am
Posts: 12670
Location: Raleigh, NC
Rich wrote:
Bears 16, Dolphins 0
Written by Rich Rodriguez
Friday, 19 November 2010

The Good

Cameron Wake continues to be a force, with 6 tackles, 1 sack and a forced fumble. Wake also made some of those tackles against the run behind or at the line of scrimmage. Run defense was supposed to be his weakness.


Cam Wake was in Cutler's face all night. This would account for some of those bad passes that Cutler threw last night. Cam Wake is giving our secondary interception opportunities ... they need to hold onto them.

_________________
PHINFEVER FACEBOOK - JOIN US!

Image


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 2:41 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Phinfever Starter
Phinfever Starter

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:05 pm
Posts: 188
Well, to me Thigpen played okay, not great, 17/29, 1 tipped pass interception.

Sacked 6 times though, the Bears had 12 sacks coming into this game...


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 2:44 pm 
Offline
2016 MODERATOR
2016 MODERATOR

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 1:04 pm
Posts: 8502
Well, to me Thigpen played okay, not great, 17/29, 1 tipped pass interception

We scored 0 points. No matter what anyone says, it starts with the QB. Look at ARZ when Warner left. Look at ATL, Balt, Det, and Jets when they got legit QBs. Maybe I just expect more.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 2:49 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Phinfever Starter
Phinfever Starter

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:05 pm
Posts: 188
Makchell wrote:
Well, to me Thigpen played okay, not great, 17/29, 1 tipped pass interception

We scored 0 points. No matter what anyone says, it starts with the QB. Look at ARZ when Warner left. Look at ATL, Balt, Det, and Jets when they got legit QBs. Maybe I just expect more.


Now add 6 sacks and 22 rushing yards to Warner, and take away Fitzgerald, and Boldin, and then you have a point.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 4:12 pm 
Offline
2016 MODERATOR
2016 MODERATOR

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 1:04 pm
Posts: 8502
Cam Wake was in Cutler's face all night.

Yet Culter still converted 3rd downs when needed.

Now add 6 sacks and 22 rushing yards to Warner, and take away Fitzgerald, and Boldin, and then you have a point.

My point is that ARZ sucks without Warner.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 5:27 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Phinfever Owner/Admin
Phinfever Owner/Admin

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:41 am
Posts: 12670
Location: Raleigh, NC
Makchell wrote:
Cam Wake was in Cutler's face all night.

Yet Culter still converted 3rd downs when needed.


You act like they are on equal footing. Cutler is a former first round pick who has started for 4 years. The only experience that Thigpen has had is for a 1 win Herm Edwards Chiefs team.

_________________
PHINFEVER FACEBOOK - JOIN US!

Image


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:21 pm 
Offline
User avatar
2016 MODERATOR
2016 MODERATOR

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:53 pm
Posts: 5343
Location: Palm Beach County, Florida
The Ugly .... Quentin Moses celebrating a sack with a horrific dance in the 4th quarter when the game was out of hand.

_________________
GASE IS ON THE CASE!!! 2016 SB CHAMPIONS.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:24 pm 
Offline
2016 MODERATOR
2016 MODERATOR

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 1:04 pm
Posts: 8502
You act like they are on equal footing. Cutler is a former first round pick who has started for 4 years. The only experience that Thigpen has had is for a 1 win Herm Edwards Chiefs team

Yeah, but the other argument is that the Bears defense was in his face. SO let me get this straight.....the excuse for Thigpen is that the OL sucked, but the OL for the Bears sucked, but he's a 1st rd pick with 4 years experience. I get the latter part, but a QB that has started 12 games should do better.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:58 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Phinfever Owner/Admin
Phinfever Owner/Admin

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:41 am
Posts: 12670
Location: Raleigh, NC
Rich wrote:
The Good

Cameron Wake continues to be a force, with 6 tackles, 1 sack and a forced fumble. Wake also made some of those tackles against the run behind or at the line of scrimmage. Run defense was supposed to be his weakness.

Brian Hartline is the only guy who showed up on offense. With 5 catches for 70 yards, including a 24 yard catch down the sideline, he was more dependable than superstar diva whiny byotch Brandon Marshall on this night.


You know, I would almost add DT Tony McDaniel on this list.

_________________
PHINFEVER FACEBOOK - JOIN US!

Image


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 11:29 pm 
Online
2016 Thursday Blog Writer
2016 Thursday Blog Writer

Joined: Wed Jan 13, 2010 10:47 am
Posts: 7425
Big Dave wrote:
Rich wrote:
Bears 16, Dolphins 0
Written by Rich Rodriguez
Friday, 19 November 2010

The Good

Cameron Wake continues to be a force, with 6 tackles, 1 sack and a forced fumble. Wake also made some of those tackles against the run behind or at the line of scrimmage. Run defense was supposed to be his weakness.


Cam Wake was in Cutler's face all night. This would account for some of those bad passes that Cutler threw last night. Cam Wake is giving our secondary interception opportunities ... they need to hold onto them.


I think the thing that pissed me off the most was watching that LT hold him on every pass play and get away with it most of the night. They called 3 holding penalties, 2 when the game was no longer competitive. That and the opening safety that wasn't. I'm not sure I've ever seen a team the refs enjoy beating on so much.


Top
   
PostPosted: Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:08 am 
Offline
User avatar
2016 Post Game Blog Writer
2016 Post Game Blog Writer

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:59 am
Posts: 25397
Location: Miami, FL
RedZone wrote:
Why couldn't you talk like that last night?


Because

Quote:
I probably shouldn't have called anyone a idiot.

_________________
Image


Top
   
PostPosted: Sat Nov 20, 2010 10:17 am 
Offline
User avatar
2016 MVP Donor!
2016 MVP Donor!

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 3:23 pm
Posts: 6691
NFLJunkie wrote:

I think the thing that pissed me off the most was watching that LT hold him on every pass play and get away with it most of the night. They called 3 holding penalties, 2 when the game was no longer competitive. That and the opening safety that wasn't. I'm not sure I've ever seen a team the refs enjoy beating on so much.

Yea, it was the refs fault Miami lost.


Top
   
PostPosted: Sat Nov 20, 2010 10:57 am 
Offline
Phinfever Newbie
Phinfever Newbie

Joined: Sun Apr 25, 2010 5:39 am
Posts: 3
Rich wrote:
Bears 16, Dolphins 0
Written by Rich Rodriguez
Friday, 19 November 2010

The Good

Cameron Wake continues to be a force, with 6 tackles, 1 sack and a forced fumble. Wake also made some of those tackles against the run behind or at the line of scrimmage. Run defense was supposed to be his weakness.

Brian Hartline is the only guy who showed up on offense. With 5 catches for 70 yards, including a 24 yard catch down the sideline, he was more dependable than superstar diva whiny byotch Brandon Marshall on this night.

The Bad

The offense as a whole was putrid. A goose egg on the board will attest to that. The Dolphins only called 7 running plays. The leading rusher was Tyler Thigpen with 27 yards.

Dan Henning's lack of balance on playcalling all year has been atrocious. It seems Henning loves to put quarterbacks in positions to fail by asking them to throw too much and not establishing a running game to help them out. Playaction on 3rd and 13 is simply a ridiculous call.

Brandon Marshall is hurting this team on the field with his antics. Throwing the ball to the sidelines, talking trash, dropping passes. This guy is simply not a leader. He has a lot of maturing to do.

The Dolphins defense could not stop the run or get off the field on third down.

The Bears had the ball on offense for 37:51. This is not a winning formula for a team that lacks big play ability.

The Ugly

Tyler Thigpen had an ugly debut starting his first game for the Dolphins. He threw one terrible interception and should have had another. There were some nice throws, but there were a few that were too high and a couple that didn't come near anyone with a Dolphins jersey. The reason Thigpen goes under the "ugly" rather than the "bad" is that he had very little blocking, his number 1 target was dropping passes and got injured and his offensive coordinator completely left him out to dry by completely abandoning the run game. There were only 7 called running plays versus 35 called passing plays. That being said, there were plays to be made and Thigpen didn't make them.

Things are getting pretty dire. The Dolphins are a banged up team. The offensive coordinator has done nothing to adjust to more of a running style. Special teams continue to be shaky, even though they have improved. And the fanbase is growing restless with this coaching staff and front office.


You do realize that the one interception that he threw was tipped at the line of scrimmage. It wasn't knocked up in the air, but it took enough off the throw to make it short. Watch it again.


Top
   
PostPosted: Sat Nov 20, 2010 1:58 pm 
Offline
User avatar
2016 Post Game Blog Writer
2016 Post Game Blog Writer

Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:59 am
Posts: 25397
Location: Miami, FL
windwalker wrote:
You do realize that the one interception that he threw was tipped at the line of scrimmage. It wasn't knocked up in the air, but it took enough off the throw to make it short. Watch it again.


A couple of weeks ago when Henne threw an interception to Ed Reed that was tipped by Brandon Marshall, no one seemed to care that it was. So why should it matter for Thigpen?

And whether that interception was tipped or not, does that somehow change the notion that Thigpen had a bad game?

No.

Split hairs if you want. It is what it is.

_________________
Image


Top
   
PostPosted: Sat Nov 20, 2010 11:05 pm 
Offline
Phinfever Legend
Phinfever Legend

Joined: Wed Jan 13, 2010 1:49 am
Posts: 4152
Location: The Bluegrass
Big Dave wrote:
Makchell wrote:
Cam Wake was in Cutler's face all night.

Yet Culter still converted 3rd downs when needed.


You act like they are on equal footing. Cutler is a former first round pick who has started for 4 years. The only experience that Thigpen has had is for a 1 win Herm Edwards Chiefs team.


Uh, there's a reason for that.

_________________
A good RB is nice, a good QB even better, but it's best to be able to stop someone first.


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Nov 21, 2010 4:12 am 
Offline
Phinfever Starter
Phinfever Starter

Joined: Fri Jan 15, 2010 9:51 am
Posts: 226
Makchell wrote:
Well, to me Thigpen played okay, not great, 17/29, 1 tipped pass interception

We scored 0 points. No matter what anyone says, it starts with the QB. Look at ARZ when Warner left. Look at ATL, Balt, Det, and Jets when they got legit QBs. Maybe I just expect more.


Points is an entirely unreasonable expectation for an offense.

_________________
Thanks for making the sig PZ.


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic  [ 24 posts ] 

All times are UTC-05:00


Phinfever Home Page

Phinfever Chatroom

Phinfever FAQ


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Kev1321, NFLJunkie, pauspe and 9 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited | Chopped and modified by Coots | Original design by Prosk8r