Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross thinks years of instability in the coaching and quarterback jobs are over, and the team's losing will end soon, too.
Speaking with reporters Monday, Ross said he was pleased about the work of first-year coach Joe Philbin and rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill, even though the Dolphins went 7-9 to finish below .500 for the fourth consecutive season.
''The two biggest ingredients in a winning team are your coach - and I think we have our head coach - and second is a quarterback you can build around,'' Ross said. ''This is a quarterback-centric league, and you see every great team that is there consistently has a quarterback. I think we have our quarterback.
''Once you are there, it is a lot easier, I think, to put the building blocks around them.''
Ross believes those blocks can be in place in 2013. When asked the organization's plan for the coming year, he laughed and said: ''Win.''
Philbin was hired a year ago as a first-time head coach - and Mi...