Miami Dolphins: Apparently, criticism drives the Dolphins' front office crazy. The team has been the target of pointed comments in the media, so the organization has asked several local columnists to attend an off-the-record meeting Tuesday with coach Dave Wannstedt and GM Rick Spielman to find the root of the negative coverage. (Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that the team hasn't made the playoffs in two seasons and seems to be stagnating). Friday, Wannstedt summoned local broadcasters and former Dolphins Jim Mandich, Jimmy Cefalo and Kim Bokamper for a meeting at Grande Oaks Golf Club. According to Mandich, Wannstedt essentially asked, "Why is there such a negative perception of the state of the Dolphins? We've done a lot of winning around here. Why is it so negative?" FB Rob Konrad doesn't seem to mind the criticism too much. "It tells me people care," Konrad told the Miami Herald. "If people were calling talk shows saying, 'Who cares? Let's talk about UM and the Marlins,' I'd have something to worry about."
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