This week…

It all starts this week. Tonight is the Hall of Fame game to start the pre-season and the rest of the teams start playing at the end of this week. The Hall of Fame inductions were last evening marking the start of another football season.

Congratulations to the inductees:

Jerome Bettis

Tim Brown

Charles Haley

Will Shields

Mick Tingelhoff

Bill Polian

Ron Wolf

And of course Junior Seau, the only one of these inductees who played in Miami

Here is the link to the speech Sydney Seau, Junior’s daughter, would have given for her father. The Hall doesn’t allow full speeches unless the inductee gives it himself essentially. It’s beautiful:

Let’s get ready for some football

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271 Responses to This week…

  1. Mike E. says:

    getterdone says:
    August 9, 2015 at 4:17 pm (Edit)

    Rosenhaus talking to Tannenbaum.


    Sure does, I think we found FFR’s tent!

  2. Mike E. says:

    RIP Frank Gifford

  3. getterdone says:

    Mike E, I’m not going to hit panic button on OG’s yet. We haven’t even had a PS game yet. So far it’s been Suh or Mitchell getting by their man for a few plays here and there, not every snap.

    #90 & #93 are about as good as DT’s get. So no other OG in the NFL would be able to stonewall them every down.
    Remember, Mathis was a better run blocker and graded less in pass blocking.
    It’s still very early in camp. Let Philbin & Benton continue to get these guys that are already here some work.

    It’s very encouraging that rookie Douglas has flashed.
    It’s great news that Dallas Thomas is back practicing today after a shoulder scare.
    It’s encouraging that Turner is healthy this year after missing his rookie year essentially.
    It’s encouraging that last week Tanny said he feels safe when asked about the OL.

    I think we’ll see good stuff on the horizon.

    Go Phins!


    • getterdone says:

      Omar Kelly ✔ @OmarKelly
      #Dolphins OT Jason Fox claims practicing against Ndamukong Suh will makes games easier
      Hey, just saw this. Seems Fox agrees with me.
      Feel better yet? 😉

  4. finfanrob says:

    getterdone says:
    August 9, 2015 at 4:09 pm

    Especially for FFR 😉

    funny. but at least get it right. it isnt otards tweets it is when you guys get all in a tissy about his tweets i find so amusing

  5. manitobafinfan says:

    So further to my issue. I am uninstalling W10′ i have my W7 desktop back. Now into hour 2 of ” reloading”.

  6. finfanrob says:

    Sure does, I think we found FFR’s tent!

    just keep trying, my tent was way better

  7. manitobafinfan says:

    Jetssuck: once computer reloads / starts again if still an issue i will try the uninstall search you mention.

    Thanx all

  8. Mike E. says:


    I’m not in panic mode, but a lot of people are trying real hard to convince everyone that our OG’s are good, when I really don’t see it. We’ll see when they start playing some games, and the preseason itself may not tell all either.

    • manitobafinfan says:

      Preseason will at least shed some light on it. Especially what we have without #71.

    • getterdone says:

      I’m not saying they’re good yet…but they’re working their tails off, or getting their tails worked off.
      The top flight competition will make them better in time, at least that’s where we’re at right now in early Aug….stay tuned, more trench warfare to come soon! 🙂

  9. manitobafinfan says:

    Bombers down 7-0 on a tip ball pick 6

  10. New Age says:

    Im with Mike. Yeah, it’s early but not much has really changed. The OGs are getting smoked every practice. Albert is the fix for OT. I’m not saying these guys can’t eventually be the answer. I don’t want us going through any of the season figuring out the OG position.

    • getterdone says:

      I’m sure a lot of teams are, in fact I read many are….have even posted as much on other teams.
      Competition going on in all 32 camps. Thank God we got some top notch competitors nowadays.
      Iron Sharpens Iron!

  11. manitobafinfan says:

    Wow. Blocked Bomber punt, personal foul after. 1st down at 20. Quick pass TD ticats. 5: min in and down 14 Could be a long day in bomberville

    • getterdone says:

      See any worthy CFL OG’s there, or are they all Bombers? 😉

      • manitobafinfan says:

        We had worst OL in league last year dumped a ton of $$ on position. They havent been on field long enuff to tell today. 21-0 now

    • jetsssuck says:

      dude u scared me when u said u were going to uninstall 10. I’m cooking dinner but I can still help you get through this since u have another computer to work with. It may take a couple of minutes between responses but I will be here.

      Do u have windows 10 operating disk. a lot of mfgs now a days have people call them to get a copy of it. Make sure u have operating systems 10 disk

      • manitobafinfan says:

        I do not have W 10 disk. This could be where my problem started. Back in July i received a notice of a free upgrade to W10. Email said would get another email when upgrade ready to install. Recieved that a couple weeks later and installed. That is when all the crap started showing up. Only other comp i have is this iPhone

  12. manitobafinfan says:

    OMG. Ensuing kick hits ground recovered by Hamilton on our 25

  13. finfanrob says:

    Mike E. says:
    August 9, 2015 at 5:17 pm


    I’m not in panic mode, but a lot of people are trying real hard to convince everyone that our OG’s are good, when I really don’t see it.

    mike, how can you not see it. they are the same horrible players from last year but this year they are going to be great cause, well cause they just are. see that is it, they just are. now stop being a negative ninny. oh yeah and dont forget they signed suh, you saw how great the loins guards were once they picked suh. we could have cleo lemon at qb and by signing suh he would become all world

  14. finfanrob says:

    getterdone says:
    August 9, 2015 at 5:21 pm

    I’m not saying they’re good yet…but they’re working their tails off, or getting their tails worked off.

    lol, because every other player is just goofing off

  15. manitobafinfan says:

    Yo dawg. Just make sure it aint that poisonous red bull concoction yer wife makes😎

  16. getterdone says:

    That says it ALL !

  17. manitobafinfan says:

    Starting rb (Cotton)injured. Hello Cam Marshall

  18. manitobafinfan says:

    As for Bomber Oline keep looking 3 sacks allowed already

  19. ocalahowie says:

    fFear not, I am still hear!
    GO PHINS!!
    HELL YEAH!!!

  20. ocalahowie says:

    And I figured out how to get back on without the help of the young lady…
    However, I might need her to make it stop scrolling halfway up the page every time I post.

  21. finfanrob says:

    getterdone says:
    August 9, 2015 at 5:35 pm

    Weeeee, I’m a punster, weeeee….lol

    i hear they have a cure for that now. you ought to check into it

  22. finfanrob says:

    getterdone says:
    August 9, 2015 at 6:07 pm

    I’m fine, Toba is the one with the virus, or is it jetssuck? 😉

    toba has some sort of computer virus, there is nothing known to man that describes what jetssuck has

  23. getterdone says:

    OMG, panic time in Foxboro…lol
    Good video clip…WATCH IT & Feel better about the Phins!

  24. getterdone says:

    ANDERSON – Here are our observations from Wednesday night’s practice at Anderson University:

    • Defense rules the day

    You might have read how Andrew Luck hadn’t thrown an interception during the first three days of training camp.

    So much for that.

    On Day 4, Luck threw three interceptions during 7-on-7 and full-team drills Wednesday, three huge plays on a night when the defense came away a decisive winner.

    Luck threw picks to Vontae Davis, Darius Butler and Greg Toler – each of the Colts’ top three cornerbacks. Davis’ play, in particular, was a thing of beauty. There was an apparent miscommunication between Luck and T.Y. Hilton, his intended receiver. Nevertheless, Davis seemed to bait Luck into throwing an ill-advised pass, contorting his body and adjusting beautifully once the ball came his way.

    The interception to Butler was not among Luck’s best work. He locked onto Andre Johnson as he raced to the corner of the end zone, allowing Butler to get an early break on the ball and make the interception in stride near the goal line.
    Time to trade Luck before he signs a big contract.

  25. getterdone says:

    Quarterbacks report

    Even Peyton Manning makes mistakes. During 7-on-7 drills, Manning was intercepted on a short pass by safety T.J. Ward, who ran it all the way back to the end zone. Manning went on to miss on a few throws throughout practice, most of which were presumably caused by miscommunication with his receivers.

  26. stangerx says:

    Guess ffr looking for a new tent means he hasn’t tracked this one down yet (you’d have to have been at the first Fest to get that).

    • manitobafinfan says:

      How was the trip? Is that how ya travelled ?

      • stangerx says:

        LOL — not that way, but thanks for asking Toba. Just a visit to see my Dad. With Mom gone its good give him some time. Did get a nice nite with Ken in though……and he didn’t even turn angry green. 🙂

      • manitobafinfan says:

        Good to hear he is in Bruce Banner mode.

  27. manitobafinfan says:

    1/2 time. 5 sacks given up and Bombers down 31-0. Oyvey

  28. Mike E. says:


    Your Rays did a nice job this weekend. Won a tough series against the hot Mets.

  29. stangerx says:

    “Ted Wells came in with a mission against me. Ted Wells came in slanted against me and everything in his report was slanted against me. There were some things in there that would have helped my cause that were left out.”

    Guess now that Dark Richie has a starting job he again feels free to talk freely.

    • jetsssuck says:

      good to c u ken. How many kens does this blog have? The other 2 sites that I converse with have 3

    • jetsssuck says:

      I saw our former trainer is considering suing dolphins from the wells report,.He didn’t have many kind words for the Wells guy and his team.

  30. manitobafinfan says:

    Woo hoo 31-7 here we go bombers here we go

  31. manitobafinfan says:

    31-8 and now an int inside Hamilton 25.

  32. manitobafinfan says:

    And we end up punting

  33. finfanrob says:

    Mike E. says:
    August 9, 2015 at 6:31 pm


    Your Rays did a nice job this weekend. Won a tough series against the hot Mets.

    yeah i saw part of the game today. wouldnt actually call them my rays though. i like a few mlb teams but since they are here i pull more for them. they are just so incredibly frustrating to watch.

  34. getterdone says:
  35. manitobafinfan says:

    And our qb curled in a fetal position for three mins now, not moving

  36. ocalahowie says:

    Hey Manitoba
    Same here, but on mine the Avi’s are blurry even when small…
    Oh, when I put my pointer on them it does show me a clear polaroid picture of it…
    I think I can live with that…
    I am just happy to have figured out how to get on here…

  37. herdfan says:

    Welcome Back Howie!

  38. manitobafinfan says:

    OkAy Jetssuck, it has been over 4 hrs that my pc has been stalled in re load mode. It did restart after I uninstalled W10. And i have my W7 start page/desktop back(also 4 for hrs). Shall i kill the power on pc ?

    • jetsssuck says:

      don’t mess with your desktop—try to navigate to different websites on internet from W7. If you can then lookup browser that you were using and load that

      • manitobafinfan says:

        I cant go anywhere. Can’t click startup menu or anything. I have the swirling ” wait” mouse icon for 4 hours.

      • jetsssuck says:

        u can get your email contacts from your internet web site that u have. Pictures and personal stuff will be lost if you didn’t make backup on usb or outside your system

      • manitobafinfan says:

        I have everything on an external hd

      • jetsssuck says:

        I looked up win7 install times and it says it can take up to 20 hours to load with all the software patches.

      • manitobafinfan says:

        Oh okay so i am just being impatient. Alrighty. I will wait until after work tomorrow then.

  39. manitobafinfan says:

    Wallace attempts to throw a block and gets planted on his ass 😎

  40. herdfan says:

    I’ve been watching some of the Alouette’s games this year. It’s still hard for me to get used to. 3rd down seems to get there in a hurry!

    • manitobafinfan says:

      It really does. Any negative plays and you almost always punt. Unless if course ya playing Bombers😎. But Mind you we did play Batman to your Cato😎

  41. ocalahowie says:

    Hi Herd
    Great to be here, thanks
    And Jetssuck, havent talked to you in like forever.
    Hows things in the old neighborhood?

    • jetsssuck says:

      pretty good. Steve’s Pizza niece opened a second pizza place near Holy Cross hospital near commercial blvd. Been busy with PT 3 times a week and playing for grandkids. You been flying lately.I saw pictures of John traviltos house and I thought of you recently. How things going with you

  42. jetsssuck says:

    On a machine with Intel Core-i5 or i7 and a standard HDD, how long should an installation of Windows 7 64 bit roughly take? I’m after a rough estimate because my installation seems to be running quite slowly (previously, I’ve installed Win7 32bit on a laptop and it went much quicker but maybe there are differences between 32 and 64 bit editions).
    windows-7 installation time
    shareimprove this question

    asked Mar 12 ’10 at 19:51


    Mine took less than an hour, but I don’t know the exact time because I didn’t care to stay in the room the whole time. – mmyers Mar 12 ’10 at 19:54

    In the end, my installation took about 40 minutes (Core i7, decent SSD, 8GB RAM) so it was probably pretty normal. I was little bit worried at first because the beginning was “weird” – long waiting on screens that didn’t provide much feedback of what was going on. – Borek Mar 12 ’10 at 20:25

    I also have the long waiting screens. It happened with Vista too. It’s only been on computers I have built myself, OEM hardware seems to start off fine. I think it’s Windows trying to find drivers. – Mar 12 ’10 at 22:23

    Not nearly as long as it takes to load all the updates. – Daniel R Hicks Aug 6 ’13 at 2:46

    It usually takes me around an hour to get a booting Windows 7 system with the basic drivers installed. It then takes at least another day installing updates and service packs. – Majenko Jun 14 ’14 at 12:42

  43. ocalahowie says:

    My 1st play of the season
    Fumble stealers 🙂

  44. manitobafinfan says:

    Thank you sir i will not power down until tomorrow night. Now i have to go into the office instead of remote connect tonight. Sucks ta be me😜

  45. manitobafinfan says:

    Okay thats funny Blount and Bell smoking dope together in a car. Both suspended for this , and their teams play each other week 1 without them in lineup

    • steveccnv says:

      Well, you’re all over that one 😉

      • manitobafinfan says:

        They mentioned on the game broadcast tonight that both will be suspended for the game, but they did not put them in the car together. Kinda funny to me i dont know why😎

  46. manitobafinfan says:

    Wow what a grab by Steelers Phillips

  47. jetsssuck says:

    here’s something for future problems that should be tried as last resort before wiping your whole system. The operating disk that you used to reinstall should have had a option to repair.

    • manitobafinfan says:

      All i did was tried to uninstall W-10. Supposedly have 30 days to do so and it removes it and puts you back to W7. My W7 desktop and startup is back on screen. I Just cant click on anything as it is still “thinking”. I have no plan or desire to wipe the drive. God i hope it dont come to that. And for clarity based on youbsaying it can take a day, if after work tomorrow bits still thinking i will turn power off and back on and see where i am at at that point.

  48. ocalahowie says:

    Going good JETSSUCK
    No flying for me unless I can pass the Medical
    Maybe when I see John Travolta at Denny’s I will ask him to take me up in one of his Jets.
    If you ever see my old buddy from 125th street tell him Howard from three houses down says hey

  49. steveccnv says:

    wyoming85 says:

    August 9, 2015 at 3:37 pm

    Armando Salguero ‏@ArmandoSalguero · 50s51 seconds ago
    Well, McClendon blocked Ndamukong Suh.

    We have our starting RG

  50. D says:

    That’s piggy and my guy right there. Once we got oarker and signed Jennings we didn’t need to draft two but man I wanted diggs or hardy as a second receiver

  51. manitobafinfan says:

    Who dat ? phillips ?

  52. The Flying Pig says:

  53. manitobafinfan says:

    We no get. I ll have to check on line tomorrow. Thanx

  54. manitobafinfan says:

    i am back up and running on Windows 7 with no more pop up/Redirect web site crap..

    Thank you VERY much to all who assisted me in this .. Jetsuck, Herd, and GDP especially..

    Between uninstalling Windows 10 and adding the the ad blocker Herd mentioned, all is smooth again..

    I will join with GDP In cautioning all about “free Upgrade to Windows 10 ” The message i got looked VERY authentic and came in on my Windows Update box, so i assumed it was legit.. If it was legit W10 sucks .. If it was not legit, it was well played and very disruptive..

    thank you again to All..

    Football is back !!!!

  55. uwantwat says:

    Mike E. says:
    August 9, 2015 at 5:17 pm

    I’m not in panic mode, but a lot of people are trying real hard to convince everyone that our OG’s are good, when I really don’t see it. We’ll see when they start playing some games, and the preseason itself may not tell all either.

    Mike you have got ot in one. Why are people stressing over our OGs. The coaches are trying different combos right now which is exactly what they should be doing. By the time the 3rd preseason game comes around it will be sorted. All teams go through crap like this during the camps. I blame the beat writers for inflaming the masses by spouting crap.

    Look there yet another pix of Drew the snake talking to MT. Reporter thinks it must be about Mathis. DR represents a lot of Phin players. If indeed it is about Mathis my reading of the body language is DR is pleading and MT is not having any of it. FTR the tent is much more appealing.

  56. uwantwat says:

    I forgot Good Morning to you all.

  57. stangerx says:

    The Flying Pig says:
    Okay folks
    It looks like the Houston game has won the poll
    Let’s try to get a head count of who plans to attend

    Who is in
    Stanger (+1)
    OD (better half TBA)
    Son (in for 2, Maybe more)
    Al ( in, maybe +1)
    Toba (+3, including the dreaded Pats fan)
    Brian in NY
    Mike E (maybe with +1, +2 or +3)
    FFR (maybe)
    Ken (maybe)
    Herd (maybe)
    drg (maybe)
    Gigi (maybe)
    Bookman (Slattery’s off-site reporter)

    Repost and add you name if you plan on going to texans at dolphins.
    We have seats reserved already……..but check those plane prices

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