The Miami Dolphins Are the New Cincinnati Bengals

June 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For an organization that takes pride in all things 1972, Dan Marino, and aqua and orange, the Miami Dolphins have hit a low point.
Last Wednesday defensive end Phillip Merling was arrested for aggravated battery of his pregnant girlfriend. It marked the fourth arrest of a Dolphins player this offseason. 
There were DUI busts of running back Ronnie Brown and cornerback Will Allen as well as defensive tackle Tony McDaniel's domestic battery case.
Defensive end Randy Starks was arrested during last year's Memorial Day Weekend on South Beach for assaulting a police officer, something that was dropped down to a "traffic violation." 
So instead of rave reviews for Zach Thomas' $1 retirement from the team with which he spent 12 potentially Hall of Fame-worthy football seasons, attention gravitates toward the troublemakers.
Will professional athletes ever learn?
I'm looking at you, Tiger Woods, Ben Roethlisberger, and Brandon Mitchell, who—ironical...

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