Same roots, but no Saban

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. Twelve years ago Jets coach Eric Mangini was a public relations intern, fetching coffee and chauffeuring then-Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Nick Saban. Full Story
Reality

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#1 Oct 14, 2006
Where Has All The Class Gone?
Once upon a time, this oraganization was full of it.
Now our coach and QB are full of something else. Don Shula
and Joe Robbie were the pinnacle of class. Joe Robbie, without
hitting taxpayers up for a dime, built Joe RObbie Stadium with
his own money. Then the Pimp came in (Wayne) and couldn't
wait to get rid of his name and the class surrounding the club.
This Dolphin team is at it's all time low right now. We have this
college punk coach threatening the media and censoring all the questions
posed to him.(I think he told one reporter he would slit his throat if
he asked him questions about Randy McMichael) Then you have Daunte Culpepper,
The Sex Boat King. The guy your kids look up to. The guy who is so Cocky yet
has done nothing. The guy who for everything he does right, he does 3 things
wrong. Not just here but lifetime.
This organization that was once revered around the world is now the laughing
stock led by the Three Stooges. Wayne, Saban and Curlypepper.
richie

Concord, CA

#2 Oct 14, 2006
ease up on them.. its not that bad
Malibu Bob

Malibu, CA

#3 Oct 14, 2006
Nick Saban has never posted a losing season while serving as head coach for any team, yet. In his first season as head coach of the Dolphins Miami finished 9-7 and 2nd AFC East. Saban accepted the job of head coach for the Dolphins on Christmas Day, 2004, replacing Jim Bates who had lead the Dolphins to a 3-4 record during the last seven games of the 2004 season after Wannstedt (thankfully) resigned with the Dolphins' record standing at 1-8. Wayne should be critized for the whole johnson/wannstedt mistake but he seems to be committed to making this work with Saban. Wayne appears to have given Saban all the control and resources to let Nick be Nick. Clearly, Saban started in the hole that Wannstedt dug but from this point forward he should be judged on his performance. I say, let Nick be judged on how well the team performs this season and at least one more before we write him off as a mistake. I will be cheering for the Fins no matter who is coaching or playing - but I would be delighted if this current group could get their act together and perform effectively. Finally, please please beat the ******* JETS please
marinofan13

Middleburg, PA

#4 Oct 14, 2006
Joe Robbie and Don Shula were definately the best. We were spoiled by their greatness. Who could ever match their class? It's unfair to compare anyone to these guys. Give Saban a bloody chance already. Yall know my thoughts on Pep: he's going to show and prove all his doubters wrong once he is healthy again. But Wayne H? I think he should sell the team to someone who knows football instead of trying to turn us into garbage (get it?).

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