If you prick Chad Henne does he not bleed? If you tickle him does he not laugh? If you stand outside practice and openly boo him does he not get all butthurt about it?
Of course, from Henne's on-the-field inconsistencies we should know that the man is very much human, open to error and all, and as a human he does not appreciate the people heckling him.
Earlier this week, some Dolphins fans went to the team's practice field and booed Henne while starting chants of "We Want Orton!" Of course, the Kyle Orton trade seems officially dead, and it looks like we have a full season of Henne-bot ahead of us. Assuming Henne can forgive those mean fans and play.
"I'm human," Henne said of the jeers according to Omar Kelly's Twitter. "Deep down inside it does hurt."
Previously, coach Tony Sparano went on the record saying the jeers made him sick to his stomach, a sentiment Henne appreciated.
"As a player you appreciate your coaching coming out and stand up for you," Henne said.
However, he understand the criticism somewhat.
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"You want the respect of your fans. You want them to have your back," he said. "But obviously if I'm doing bad they will critique me."
And now, with our feelings all sorted out, our tissues dampened and crumpled in a waste bin, and the realization that Henne is the man in Miami for better or worse, lets get over it and get ready for next season (and then make a plan to draft or trade for a better QB next year).