The Miami Dolphins Are Who We Thought They Were

The Miami Dolphins Are Who We Thought They Were


The Miami Dolphins Are Who We Thought They Were

After the Dolphins blasted the Jets, 30-9, to win their 3rd straight game and improve to 4-3, there was actually playoff talk about Joe Philbin’s team. The schedule was favorable! The defense was exceeding expectations! So was rookie QB Ryan Tannehill! Reggie Bush was looking like a star running back!

Smoke and mirrors, apparently. Three games later, and the Dolphins have been exposed as frauds.

Since jumping to a 17-13 halftime lead over Indy the week after beating the Jets, the Dolphins have been outscored by a combined 63-20 by the Colts, Titans and Bills. Last night’s listless 19-14 defeat in Buffalo essentially ends Miami’s season. At 4-6, the schedule gets considerably more difficult – vs. Seattle, vs. New England, at San Francisco – and thus the Dolphins have basically locked up a 4th straight season at .500 or below.

The gory details from the loss to the Bills, who came in with a bottom-10 defense in points, yards and rushing yards allowed: Miami could only muster 184 yards of total offense, turned the ball over three times, and averaged a paltry 2.5 yards per carry. A source at CBS tells me Dan Marino was seen vomiting into a trash can last night watching this dumpster fire.

Fun stat that isn’t relevant, but at least six of you will find funny: Since it was revealed that Reggie Bush  knocked up his dancer girlfriend (Oct. 7), he hasn’t had more than 60 yards rushing in a game, and has lost more fumbles (2) than scored touchdowns (1).


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