Dave Hydehttps://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/mia ... story.html
Either the Dolphins have been walking in the wilderness too long, or I’ve been getting too much sun following them all these lonely years, because some of what they’re planning actually makes sense to me. Some of it.
Not all of it.
The corporate flow chart going through one person. Smart. Ending this false premise that they’re “close” and so will can quit finding stop-gap players. Smart. The realization after seven years to take the keys from quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Hey, they get no points for being smart by this time.
Finally, there’s the suggested idea they need to tank a season or three — maybe finish 3-13, Dolphins owner Steve Ross said — to get a franchise quarterback and set up their roster in a manner that allows a sustained winner.
I’m not on board.
This isn’t the recipe to win in the NFL.
A lost team will try anything, you see. That’s why they’re lost. The big concern is that Ross is so lost after trying everything else that he has thrown up his hands in the air and said they might as well be bad enough to draft a top-ranked quarterback. ...