Originally posted on sun-sentinel.com  |  Last updated 10/26/11

DAVIE, FL - MAY 02: Executive Vice President of Football Operations Bill Parcells (L) walks past a player at practice on during Miami Dolphins Rookie Mini Camp on May 2, 2008 at the Dolphins practice facility in Davie, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
Football nomad Bill Parcells came into South Florida with a reputation for quickly turning around franchises. When Wayne Huizenga stole Parcells from the Atlanta Falcons, handed him a vice president of football operations position for a 1-15 team, the Tuna promised to build a foundation that would set the Miami Dolphins up to not just win now, but in the foreseeable future. Nearly four years since taking over the Dolphins are 25-29, which includes a 0-6 record this season. The Dolphins are one of three winless teams in the NFL, and it can be argued the franchise is in worse shape than when the Trifecta of power – Parcells, General Manager Jeff Ireland and head coach Tony Sparano – inherited it. How did we get here? Here is a fact-based case on why Parcells and company failed, evidence against the ponzi scheme that was run on this once proud franchise. I call it The Kraken because of the destruction it has created. You can call it the 25 Reasons the Bill Parcells era failed. 1. Buil...
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