DAVIE, Fla. Late-game heartbreak has become synonymous with the Miami Dolphins. Eight times in the past two seasons theyve had victory snatched from their grasp in crushing, and sometimes humiliating, fashion.
When no lead is safe it starts to work on your mind. Such losses leave a nasty scar.
Youre talking about eight in the last two years you lose in the last two minutes, linebacker Kevin Burnett said. At what point do you say, Lets just win one.
These losses, more than any other single characteristic, are now the calling card of the Dolphins (1-3), the only team in the AFC East with a losing record.
The players say they can shake off this mental torture.
We feel great, center Mike Pouncey said. We watched the film. We dominated, we played hard, we played physical. Weve just got to figure out a way to make those plays at the end of the football game.
The problem is Miami hasnt figured it out. This year its been the back-to-back overtime losses to the New York Jets and Ariz...