DAVIE, Fla. There are seven Miami Dolphins remaining from the team's brutal 2007 campaign. So far, none has dared mention that season to teammate Tony McDaniel.
McDaniel then was playing 300 miles north in Jacksonville. Still, he figures the Dolphins, off to a 0-4 start, don't need anybody bringing up how the 2007 outfit began 0-13 and finished 1-15, the worst mark in team history.
"I ain't heard no one mention it yet (inside) the locker room, but I probably would fight a guy if I heard him say it in here, like one of my teammates," said the 6-foot-7, 305-pound McDaniel, a defensive tackle few want to tangle with. "If one of my teammates would have brought it up in the locker room, me and him probably would have gotten in a fight (because) that's negative energy."
Safety Yeremiah Bell is one of the holdovers from the 2007 team that suffering an agonizing 16-13 overtime defeat in the opener at Washington and kept on losing. The Dolphins didn't win until defeating Baltimore 22-16 ...