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Dolphins never had a shot. Marino had to arrange meeting.


 Dolphins never had a shot. Marino had to arrange meeting.
topic by 44wade - 03-15-2012, 07:44 PM - Boxden > BX SportsCenter


Though many experts considered Miami the early favorite to land Manning, he never had them as his priority.

A source close to the situation said Dolphins management had to enlist the help of Dan Marino just to secure a meeting with Manning.

The Dolphins' brass did not deal with Manning directly and was frustrated last week when it could not pin down a meeting with him through his agents at Creative Artists Agency (CAA).

With the clock ticking, the Dolphins asked Marino - their legendary former quarterback and a golfing partner of Manning's - to call him personally to persuade him to meet with the team.

While Manning flew to Tennessee, Denver and Arizona to tour their facilities and meet with players, coaches and executives, his meeting with the Dolphins on Monday was conducted in his hometown of Indianapolis, and with only coach Joe Philbin and other members of the coaching staff present - not Ireland or Ross.

The Dolphins did not return a call seeking comment late Thursday. According to CNBC's Darren Rovell, Ross said in a taped interview Thursday that he was "very involved" in the pursuit of Manning.

Peyton Manning might be a lost cause for Miami Dolphins but Matt Flynn is coming to visit

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114 comments for "Dolphins never had a shot. Marino had to arrange meeting."


 03-15-2012, 07:47 PMaway - #2
Billdotel 29 heat pts29

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Cheeze is a dumbass
 03-15-2012, 07:49 PMaway - #3
0ddJoB 41 heat pts41

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where u @ cheeze
 03-15-2012, 07:49 PMaway - #4
44wade 172 heat pts172

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At least Marino, did us a solid.
 03-15-2012, 07:58 PMaway - #5
TriniSoldier 55 heat pts55

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Dolphins lost . Lost Marshall and no manning
 03-15-2012, 07:58 PMaway - #6
Moony Jackson 245 heat pts245

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marino had to beg peyton to sit down with the dolphins and they were the only team that had to fly to him

dolphins lost
 03-15-2012, 08:07 PMaway - #7
DEDOS 91 heat pts91

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how the !! do you have a rebuilding season with the same clown who was the GM for the last time we was rebuilding
 03-15-2012, 08:09 PMaway - #8
Braz 80 heat pts80

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Imma just leave this here:



 03-15-2012, 08:11 PMaway - #9
Joehook 3 heat pts

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oh well, fins lost..nothing new.

Lets see how the flynn era goes
 03-15-2012, 08:13 PMaway - #10
DEDOS 91 heat pts91

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Originally Posted by Joehook
oh well, fins lost..nothing new.

Lets see how the flynn era goes
word is the seahawks didnt even throw mad bread for him

and the browns have no interest

if i see a breaking news matt flynn gets mad money and mad gurantee
 03-15-2012, 08:13 PMaway - #11
EGO 46 heat pts46

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LOL. And Miami fans were so sure that their front office were making significant progress on Manning. You pieces of !! don't know anything, just like I said in all the other threads. niccas trying to act like they sitting in on personnel meetings and !!. Can't wait until Manning doesn't sign with Miami.
 03-15-2012, 08:13 PMaway - #12
Joehook 3 heat pts

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Originally Posted by TriniSoldier
Dolphins lost . Lost Marshall and no manning
lost marshall? we gave that under-achieving schitzo away.
 03-15-2012, 08:14 PMaway - #13
44wade 172 heat pts172

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Originally Posted by Joehook
oh well, fins lost..nothing new.

Lets see how the flynn era goes

I'm kind of pissed at the timing of this article. I dont know if it gives Flynn
Leverage but, it can't help.
 03-15-2012, 08:16 PMaway - #14
Joehook 3 heat pts

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Originally Posted by e G o Maniac
LOL. And Miami fans were so sure that their front office were making significant progress on Manning. You pieces of !! don't know anything, just like I said in all the other threads. niccas trying to act like they sitting in on personnel meetings and !!. Can't wait until Manning doesn't sign with Miami.
16,000+ posts.. you have no life
 03-15-2012, 08:20 PMaway - #15
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Originally Posted by Joehook
16,000+ posts.. you have no life
 03-15-2012, 08:22 PMaway - #16
Moony Jackson 245 heat pts245

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Originally Posted by Joehook
lost marshall? we gave that under-achieving schitzo away.
dropped passes and off the field issues were a bad look

but imagine how much more beast he could have been with a decent qb and a better oc/coach

just look at the improvement he had with matt moore throwing to him

now we have the better oc/coach but no #1 WR
 03-15-2012, 08:25 PMaway - #17
TH35 71 heat pts71

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Titans getting Manning bet that.
 03-15-2012, 08:25 PMaway - #18
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Originally Posted by Billdotel
Cheeze is a dumbass
This woman enters Dolphins threads on my !! since I sonned him

Didn't know it was that personal. You still mad they signed the wrong Peyton Cassel it is then.

Originally Posted by 0ddJoB
where u @ cheeze
I been said to move on from him since he wasn't making a decision by Tuesday

If you guys pop into threads with ME on your mind you must know my opinion on the matter



Originally Posted by P. Dedos
how the !! do you have a rebuilding season with the same clown who was the GM for the last time we was rebuilding
Cause Parcells was the one who was making the calls the first time rebuilding

Originally Posted by P. Dedos
word is the seahawks didnt even throw mad bread for him

and the browns have no interest

if i see a breaking news matt flynn gets mad money and mad gurantee
His value goes down the more he stays out there. He ain't gonna make that crazy money that everyone thought because the people don't believe he's a franchise QB apparently. Good for us.

Originally Posted by e G o Maniac
LOL. And Miami fans were so sure that their front office were making significant progress on Manning. You pieces of !! don't know anything, just like I said in all the other threads. niccas trying to act like they sitting in on personnel meetings and !!. Can't wait until Manning doesn't sign with Miami.
Who thought they were making significant progress after he left and scheduled with the Titans?

Pretty sure most of us knew he wasn't gonna sign after he left and scheduled more meetings. I made the "Is peyton really gonna hold teams hostage" thread after FA started. I said move on once FA started.

At least we don't have reporters for our team saying that "My sources say Manning is 90% sure he's going to the Broncos"....then goes to meet the Dolphins and schedules with the Titans and now the Titans are in the lead
 03-15-2012, 08:27 PMaway - #19
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Fins finishing last in the division this year?
 03-15-2012, 08:30 PMaway - #20
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thank you parcells for choosing miami instead of atlanta. thank you.
 
 


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