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Thread: How the NFL screws Dolphin fans and the Dolphin orginzation.

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    How the NFL screws Dolphin fans and the Dolphin orginzation.

    I contacted Jerry Green here in Orlando about why the Jags get broadcast rights in central Florida and this is the answer I got.

    "The deal is that years ago the Jags asked to make Daytona/Orlando an official "secondary area" for the team and the NFL granted that. As such, the NFL TV agreement says that any station in a secondary area that carries the appropriate conference must show the team痴 road games. So whenever the Jags are on the road, WKMG must make them the first choice over the Dolphins. WKMG has wanted to change that forever but it痴 network doesn稚 bother to fight for it, so it never changes. The local guys are not to blame."

    I think the NFL probably has some sort of scam worked out with directv to screw central Florida Dolphin fans out of money for the Sunday Ticket. We are probably their best market in terms of NFL Sunday ticket sales.

    I contacted the NFL about this but I haven't received a response yet. The Dolphins are far more popular here in Orlando and have been the team of choice in this area for years, but that doesn't seem to be as important as the all mighty dollar.
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    The Jags are a playoff team. The Dolphins were (barely) 1-15. Its not a conspiracy.


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    Quote Originally Posted by SuperMarksBros. View Post
    The Jags are a playoff team. The Dolphins were (barely) 1-15. Its not a conspiracy.
    This has nothing to do with last year's won-lost record and more to do with the NFL allowing and granting the then expansion Jacksonville Jaguars to name Orlando as their secondary market.
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    you should get the game on direct tv package right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonedoc7777 View Post
    you should get the game on direct tv package right?
    I don't think that is the point he is trying to make. His reasoning is that he shouldn't have to buy nfl sunday ticket because of where he lives. I very much agree with him, it is a bunch of crap.
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    wouldnt it be benefical to get more dolphin fans angry and then raise hell so that would show them that the dolphins have more fans then what is showing up to fin home games.?
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    Quote Originally Posted by maverick50 View Post
    wouldnt it be benefical to get more dolphin fans angry and then raise hell so that would show them that the dolphins have more fans then what is showing up to fin home games.?
    Nope. That method has already been tried. I think it was last year when the Orlando Sentinel wrote an article about this very subject. Basically what an NFL Spokesman said was that Dolphins fans need to get over it.
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    sucks looks like i have togoto some damn bars to watch my games(moving to orlando this week). no way spending money to get directtv and sunday ticket . I hate how direct tv doesnt work when it rains(plus u need sattalite/box etc etc AND sunday ticket wtf)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonedoc7777 View Post
    you should get the game on direct tv package right?

    No we get the Jags no matter what. The Dolphins have been the # 1 team here for years. They have a huge history. By far the most popular team in this area. You should see the bar scene here on Sunday's.
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