Found April 23, 2013 on Football Nation:
Your impression of the Dolphin’s schedule probably depends on whether you’re a glass half-full or half-empty person.  On the one hand, the team never has to travel any farther west than New Orleans.  That makes for a lot of short road trips and no jet lag.  On the other hand, the Dolphins’s opponents have a combined win percentage of .519, seventh toughest in the league.  Plus, three of their first four games are on the road.  Three of their five December games are in cold-weather environments.  So, maybe the glass is looking emptier all the time.Still, there is a viable path to a winning record.  Let’s go to the schedule.*****Sunday  Sept. 8 at Cleveland BrownsThe Dolphins open on the road, but at a team with a rookie coach and a second-year quarterback.  They should build some confidence.  RESULT: WIN.Sunday  Sep. 15 at Indianapolis ColtsThis is a tough early road test versus a young playoff team from last year.  That said, the Dolphins gave the Colts all they could handle last ye...
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