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With all the upgrades that have to be made Sun Life Stadium, Dolphins fans are starting to question whether it makes more sense to just build the team a new venue. If so, can it please be a re-creation of the legendary Miami Orange Bowl?
Joe Robbie/Pro Player/Dolphins/Dolphin/Land Shark/Sun Life Stadium has been a topic of infamy for Dolphins since the venue's completion in August 1987. It was supposed to be the house that Don Shula and Dan Marino built, but instead was the house that ultimately spoiled the twilight years of the careers of both men.
It's been 27 years since the Dolphins were a Super Bowl participant, and 25 of those years were spent as Joe Robbie Stadium tenants. Is the Dolphins' current stadium cursed? Perhaps. Is the stadium a complete failure in its attempt to recreate the factors that made the Miami Orange Bowl such a great place to watch the Dolphins? Absolutely. Does it warrant a total reboot? That remains to be seen.
Therefore, we want to know what you think about the Dolphins' current stadium situation. Should the team just upgrade Sun Life Stadium? Is a new stadium necessary? If so, what should it look like? Tell us what you want to see in a Miami football venue. The best suggestions will be included in a draft picture drawn by a cartoonist I work with. My goal is to outline and ultimately craft a stadium blueprint worthy of your Miami Dolphins.
Frankly, I am tired of playing in a stadium that gives the Dolphins almost no home-field advantage whatsoever. Sure, the heat helps, but if that's the only advantage you're looking for, then the Dolphins should play their games in the parking lot of Marlins Park.