So this week, the Dolphins were in the news again because Minkah Fitzpatrick’s mom mouthed off (correctly so) about her son being played out of position. It’s pretty sad when an old lady knows more about coaching that our alleged professional staff. Just like when Miko Grimes wasn’t really off base in her analyses. These ladies are loud and vocal, bit they make strong points.
I liked the olden days better, when Channing Crowder’s mom challenged Rex Ryan to a fistfight. Now that was lighthearted and cool!
Anyway, Kenny Stills was also in the news again, and hopefully the issues with him and Stephen Ross become non-issues.
One interesting thing I saw cited a few times this week was Brian Flores was upset with Josh Rosen’s body language. Apparently, Rosen was upset with his linemen for getting him killed three plays in a row and for missing numerous assignments. He gave his teammates some dirty looks, and Flores did not like it.
Now, some people might praise the coach for trying to instill comaraderie and a team-only attitude. But no, Flores is wrong.
I’ve wanted a strong, angry QB for many years now, the way Marino and Favre and Brady were. Patting a guy on the butt after his holding penalty wiped out a touchdown is not the way to be. Sorry, Coach Flores, but this is not Pop Warner. There are no millenial participation trophies for “trying to” block your man.
If Rosen can help these guys by screaming what they did wrong, then allow it. DON’T condemn it. When Rosen throws an interception, then he has to accept the jeers from his teammates too. For too long, the Dolphins have been complacent with complacency, and it’s a little troubling to see that Flores wants more of the same.