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Old 12-12-2011   #1
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Jay Glazer's tweeting they have fired him

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Dolphins owner Stephen Ross plans to hire Carl Peterson, former president of the Kansas City Chiefs, to fill the role of executive vice president of football operations once held by Bill Parcells.
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Assistant head coach/secondary Todd Bowles will take over the team on an interim basis, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/73...ource-confirms
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Default Re: Tony Sparano Fired

Geez, I really hope Wade is over being a HC and stays on here for years to come.
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Default Re: Tony Sparano Fired

As I have said before, the whole "Can't fire a coach during the season" argument is sheer nonsense. Once one team does it, they all do it.

Could get interesting around here. Wade is going to have a zillion job offers.
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Default Re: Tony Sparano Fired

Dumb, dumb, dumb ... a$$ backwards.

Fire Ireland, feed Sparano.
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Default Re: Tony Sparano Fired

Chiefs fired Todd Haley as well.
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Default Re: Tony Sparano Fired

How the heck did the Fins go 11-5 his first season after going 1-15?
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How the heck did the Fins go 11-5 his first season after going 1-15?
Cause Wildcat.
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How the heck did the Fins go 11-5 his first season after going 1-15?
Tom Brady season-ending injury, Jets falling apart after Favre had a significant arm injury and a little dose of the ball tipping their way.
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Default Re: Tony Sparano Fired

I think they wanted to axe him at the end of the year, but he was in danger of winning out and making his players and fans fight to keep him.

Also, "wow" at Parcels failing to do anything of note with that team and a hearty "LOL" at all of the soapers who used Sparano and Haley as examples of what the Texans needed.
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Parcels left the Dolphins before last season.
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How the heck did the Fins go 11-5 his first season after going 1-15?
1-15 they were relying on a combination of a has been and two never were QB's and their primary rusher didn't make it to the halfway mark of the season.

11-5 Pennington stayed healthy all year and had the best year of his career plus Brown and Williams managed to play all 16 games.
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Tom Brady season-ending injury
I thought the Patriots finished 11-5 that year under Cassel (although they missed the playoffs)
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